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Boy learns to drive on YouTube for McDonald's joyride

Ohio's Morning Journal said police received calls from residents about a child driving through town.

Staff at the restaurant thought they were the victims of a prank when the underage pair stopped at the drive-through window, the paper added.

The boy obeyed all traffic lights and laws, witnesses said.

"He didn't hit a single thing on the way there. It was unreal," police officer Jacob Koehler, from the village of East Palestine, said.

The child told police he had learned to drive by watching YouTube videos.

YouTube to help gamers build their audiences

It's part of a new multi-year deal the company has signed with FaceIt, one of the world's leading eSports platforms.

YouTube has bought the rights to exclusively live-stream events like the eSports Championship Series, which kicks off this weekend.

But it's also pledging to help gamers monetise their individual channels, to give eSports a "sustainable economy".

The ECS is FaceIt's biggest competition and revolves around the game Counter Strike: Global Offensive.

Bootylicious banned from being broadcast

This has been imposed by the Minister for Religion, Youth & Community Development Delilah Gore.

The music video sparked a huge debate on social media early this month and was brought to the attention of the Censorship board of PNG.

But with no board in place, the music video was forwarded to the office of the minister for Religion, Youth & Community Development to make the decision.

Can Google police YouTube?

A new blog by Google's Chief Business Officer promises more safeguards for advertisers. But I've seen for myself just how hard it seems to be for Google to police its platform.

Philipp Schindler, who runs the Google advertising business, the profit engine fuelling the entire search empire, repeats the apology to advertisers made yesterday by his colleague Matt Brittin.

YouTube now has declassified US secret Nuclear Test videos

This was all done to gain military superiority during the times of Cold War. Films of these blasts were secret and stored away in high-security vaults.

Now, after 65+ years, the United States has declassified 750 video files for the first time. Conducted by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), the videos of the tests are now available on YouTube.

YouTube launches its own live TV streaming service with 40 channels

Even YouTube, where people watch 1 billion hours of content every day, knows the importance.

On Tuesday, YouTube announced its live TV service. YouTube TV has more than 40 channels from leading networks including FOX, CBS, ESPN, ABC, etc. The streaming giant’s existing rental YouTube Red is also part of the YouTube TV subscription.

How to delete YouTube, Google+, Gmail from your Google Account in one go?

     

The list of Google services also includes Google+, Mountain View’s second ‘not so successful’ attempt to defeat Facebook in their own game. For Google, it’s a hard truth, most of the Google account users never visit their Google Plus profiles even once in a month.

If you are among the people who don’t prefer Google+, then Google has given you all the authority to remove the profile from your account. You can follow these steps to remove various services from your Google account that you don’t like:

Free Download YouTube, Facebook videos with iSkysoft iTube Studio for Mac

Media houses are shifting towards and video format, and the existing video sharing websites are bringing new features. So, in such a scenario, the need to download and save videos for later viewing is naturally expected to rise.

This need makes iSkysoft iTube Studio for Mac your perfect companion and helps you get all online videos in few clicks. It advertises itself as the fastest video downloader with support for more than 10,000+ websites, including the biggies like YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, Vimeo, and VEVO.

Indian YouTuber in trouble over 'prank' kissing

The Delhi police are now investigating the video and have urged "his victims" to file a complaint.

He apologised and deleted his "prank video" after severe public backlash.

Mr Verma posted the video even as reports of mass molestation in the southern city of Bangalore on New Year's Eve caused anger in India.

The YouTuber, who has more than 150,000 subscribers to his "Crazy Sumit" channel, said he had made the video "for entertainment and had no intention of hurting anybody".

Extremist images 'fingerprinted' by tech firms

The four tech firms plan to create a database that contains "digital fingerprints" of the content.

The database will be used to screen uploads in order to spot violent or extremist material before it is shared.

Eventually, the database will be made available to other firms keen to police this content.

"There is no place for content that promotes terrorism on our hosted consumer services," said a spokesman for Twitter in a statement.

He said the initiative was aimed at the "most extreme and egregious" images and videos.