China bolsters 'Great Firewall' by blocking VPN services that dodge online censorship

 China has reportedly announced that it is "upgrading" its internet censorship to block Virtual Private Network (VPN) services inside the country, a report said.

YouTube stars quiz Barack Obama

A bubbly shopping guide, a charitable "internetainerpreneur" and a comedian who wears green lipstick and eats ladles of cinnamon quizzed US President Barack Obama in a series of unorthodox YouTube presidential interviews.

Shocking: ISIS militants punish musicians with 90 lashes for playing 'un-Islamic' keyboard
Shocking: ISIS militants punish musicians with 90 lashes for playing 'un-Islamic' keyboard

A video has surfaced on YouTube, featuring ISIS religious police flogging musicians for playing 'un-Islamic' keyboard, reports stated on Tuesday.

Saudi Arabia beheads woman in Mecca for 'sexual abuse, murder' of stepdaughter
Saudi Arabia beheads woman in Mecca for 'sexual abuse, murder' of stepdaughter

In what could send chills down one's spine, a Burmese woman, who resided in Saudi Arabia, was publicly beheaded in Islam’s holy city of Mecca on allegations that she had killed her step daughter, reports stated on Saturday.

Obama to answer queries on YouTube after annual speech

 President Barack Obama will answer questions from YouTube creators in a live interview two days after his State of the Union address, the Google-owned video service said Thursday. 

Facebook puts warning labels on graphic videos
Facebook puts warning labels on graphic videos

Facebook is putting warning labels on graphic videos that members upload and share with friends, the leading social network has said.

Revenge for Charlie Hebdo: Anonymous vows to bring ISIS, al Qaeda terrorists down to knees
Revenge for Charlie Hebdo: Anonymous vows to bring ISIS, al Qaeda terrorists down to knees

'Anonymous' - the worldwide group of Internet activists or 'hackstivists' - has sworn revenge on the attackers behind the massacre at Paris-based magazine Charlie Hebdo in which 12 people were killed.

I&B plans social media outreach through 'Whatsapp', Talkathons
I&B plans social media outreach through 'Whatsapp', Talkathons

In line with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's focus on disseminating information through new media, Information and Broadcasting Ministry is planning to use 'WhatsApp' and also integrate other social media platforms to hold 'talkathons'.

YouTube set to add support for '360-degree videos'
YouTube set to add support for '360-degree videos'

 YouTube will soon add a feature that will support 360-degree videos , it has been reported.

 

Boko Haram leader threatens Cameroon in YouTube video

Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau has threatened Cameroon in a video message on YouTube, warning that the same fate would befall the country as neighbouring Nigeria.

Watch: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un fly and land a plane
Watch: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un fly and land a plane

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is back with a bang - as a pilot!

'The Interview' tops movie sales on Google Play, YouTube
'The Interview' tops movie sales on Google Play, YouTube

Sony Pictures Entertainment's comedy “The Interview” has become the bestseller on two streaming sites -- Google Play and YouTube Movies.

Sony streams North Korea comedy 'The Interview' online
Sony streams North Korea comedy 'The Interview' online

Entertainment giant Sony released "The Interview" -- a movie that outraged North Korea by lampooning dictator Kim Jong-Un -- online for US viewers on Wednesday.

'Khamoshiyan' trailer gets over two million views
'Khamoshiyan' trailer gets over two million views

 The trailer of supernatural erotica "Khamoshiyan" has received a roaring response with over two million views on online video-sharing site YouTube.

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.

'Mutant Giant Spider Dog' tops Youtube's list of most popular videos of 2014
'Mutant Giant Spider Dog' tops Youtube's list of most popular videos of 2014

Youtube has released its annual list of the most popular videos of 2014 wherein 'Mutant Giant Spider Dog' video by S.A. Wardega, a Polish actor, has scored the top spot with more than 113 million views since he posted it in September.

'Yennai Arindhaal' creates new record for South Indian films
'Yennai Arindhaal' creates new record for South Indian films

The teaser of the Ajith-starrer 'Yennai Arindhaal' has recorded over two million hits in 48 hours making it the highest for any south Indian film.

DNA: Punjab eye camp tragedy, 60 patients lose eyesight

60 persons have lost their eyesight after an operation at a free medical camp organised by an NGO in Gurdaspur district of Punjab, civil and medical authorities said on Thursday.

Psy's 'Gangnam Style' breaks YouTube view limits!
Psy's 'Gangnam Style' breaks YouTube view limits!

Korean pop sensation Psy, stormed the international markets with his famous 'Gangnam Style' album in 2012. The song became such a rage that even after two years of its release—it has managed to surge past the maximum view limits on YouTube, reports suggest.

Maha CM's office planning Youtube channel, Twitter handle

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis's office is planning to create a channel on the popular video-sharing platform Youtube, and also to set up a twitter handle for disseminating information related to the state government.