Alibaba to launch Netflix-like video streaming service in two months

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd will launch an online video streaming service in China in about two months, hoping to emulate the U.S.`s Netflix Inc and HBO, the firm`s head of digital entertainment said on Sunday.

Tajikistan ends Facebook block prompted by IS defector

Ex-Soviet Tajikistan on Monday lifted blocks on popular websites including Facebook and YouTube it imposed after a police chief appeared in an online video announcing his defection to the Islamic State group.

'ISIS fighter trained on American soil under US State Dept programme'

'ISIS fighter trained on American soil under US State Dept programme'

An Islamic State fighter who appeared in an online video calling for jihad was trained in counter-terrorism tactics on American soil under a State Department programme before defecting to the dreaded terror group, according to US officials.

Singapore teen pleads not guilty over online video

A Singaporean teenager pleaded not guilty today to two charges over an online video he posted that was critical of Christianity and the nation's late founding prime minister, Lee Kuan Yew.

Online video site Vessel bets fans will pay for early access

Online video platform Vessel launched its paid subscription service.

YouTube FanFest returns - brings online heroes together

YouTube FanFest returns - brings online heroes together

Global and local Indian YouTube stars will come together to perform live at the second show of unique event YouTube FanFest.

ISIS threatens to kill Obama in the White House

Islamic State militants have threatened to behead Barack Obama in the White House in a new online footage.

Ex-Pak Taliban militants join IS group, behead man

An online video released on Saturday purports to show former militants of the Pakistani Taliban pledging allegiance to the Islamic State group and beheading a man they identify as a Pakistani soldier.

Facebook, NFL team up to score with online video

Facebook, NFL team up to score with online video

Facebook said Thursday it had teamed with the National Football League to show ad-sponsored video clips at the leading social network.

Now, watch YouTube videos offline

Now, watch YouTube videos offline

Video sharing website YouTube Thursday launched an offline viewing service to help users download videos they can watch later, to overcome handicaps posed by low bandwidth and high costs of data plans.

YouTube signs deal with indie record labels: Report

YouTube has struck a deal with a group of independent record labels for a new subscription service to rival Spotify and Apple`s Beats Music, the Financial Times reported on Wednesday.

YouTube considers offering ad-free subscription

YouTube viewers might get the option of paid subscriptions for ad-free access to the popular online video-sharing service.

New online video takes jibe at Indian mindset on sex

Taking a jibe at the Indian mentality towards sex, a video titled "Pune on Sex" was released on online video sharing platform YouTube.

Worldfloat offers 5,000 online video tutorials for free

Worldfloat, India`s homegrown social networking site with nearly 45 million users, has introduced free video tutorials for schools and university students.

Online video use surges: US survey

Americans are using the Internet more for video, both to post their own snippets and to view videos of others, a survey showed Thursday.

One 3rd YouTube India viewers access videos on mobile: Google

Almost one-third of the YouTube viewers in India access videos on their mobiles and spend over 48 hours a month on the website, a Google study said.

YouTube enlists big-name help to redefine channels

YouTube is enlisting Hollywood`s help to reach a generation of viewers more familiar with smartphones than TV remotes.

HP Labs launches personalised online video app

The personalised video application will helps users create their own `channel`.

Facebook now second-largest online video viewing platform

Google sites, primarily YouTube, attracted 146.3 million unique viewers in the US in August.