August 22, 2007 |
Almost a year after paying $1.65 billion for YouTube, Google Inc. is seeking some return on its investment. YouTube on Tuesday unveiled a new form of advertising to cash in on its 130 million registered users, who watch 3 billion videos a month. Dozens of other sites have tried ways to make money from the burgeoning popularity of online video.
October 9, 2007 |
san francisco -- Google Inc. will begin showing YouTube videos on thousands of other websites, hoping to profit from ads attached to the clips. The expansion, scheduled to be announced today, represents the Internet search leader's furthest-reaching attempt yet to cash in on its $1.76-billion acquisition of YouTube since the deal closed 11 months ago. Google already shows some video ads on clips on YouTube's own site. The ads accompanying the outbound YouTube clips won't be in a video format.
January 8, 2011 |
Until Saturday morning, Jared Lee Loughner was a sometime community college student who had attended high school in northwest Tucson, lived with his parents there in a quiet, working-class neighborhood of ranch homes and had recently posted several rambling messages on YouTube. Now, the 22-year-old is in police custody, the chief suspect in a shooting rampage 10 minutes from his house that left six dead and 12 wounded, including U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.), the apparent target of the attack, who remained in critical condition.
January 3, 2012 |
Austin Winston is discovering the art of the old-fashioned shave. Each day, the 21-year-old engineering student walks into his dormitory bathroom at the Illinois Institute of Technology toting a basket of shaving supplies reminiscent of his grandfather's generation: hand-held bowl, cotton washcloth, round bar of shaving soap, double-edged safety razor, stainless-steel straightedge razor, badger-hair shaving brush and a good dose of patience....
December 21, 2009 |
Risk-taking adolescent behavior: It's not all sex, drugs and alcohol. There's also the choking game -- otherwise known as "space monkey," "sleeper hold" and "funky chicken." The game consists of two main variants. One can be a solo operation, using a necktie, belt or other type of binding to put pressure on the carotid artery in the neck. The other method involves a partner, who can apply pressure to the neck or chest until the subject passes out, cutting off blood flow to the brain.
October 25, 2009 |
In a bunker beneath Berlin, in a room crowded with staff, a tired Adolf Hitler leans over his desk. Tracing a finger across a map, an officer speaks: "Sir, the Russian army is almost to Berlin. They are approaching from all sides but will be entering the city from the south by nightfall. We have also spotted their infantry moving in from the east with several tank divisions and about 2,000 soldiers." "I don't care about any of this," Hitler replies, waving his hand distractedly.