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Smosh Launching Hour-Long Video for Digital Download Popular YouTube channel makes another video for Assassin's Creed

Smosh is taking a stab at long-form content. The popular YouTube duo of Ian Hecox and Anthony Padilla is set to release a 60-minute compilation video on Tuesday that draws from…

October 21, 2013, 12:00 AM EDT

More Brands Are Using Real-Time Bidding to Buy Ads: Report AT&T is the top spender in first half of 2013

Just as interest in native advertising keeps growing, more brands are also exploring the other side of the coin: programmatic advertising. The number of brands using real-time bidding (a method of purchasing…

October 18, 2013, 12:00 AM EDT

Hearst, AwesomenessTV to Launch YouTube Effort for Seventeen Includes a new multi-channel network

Hearst is partnering with Dreamworks' AwesomenessTV, a YouTube channel popular among teens, to create both a new channel and a multi-channel network around the Seventeen magazine brand. AwesomenessTV will handle the…

October 16, 2013, 12:03 PM EDT

Samsung Spot for Smart Watch Sees Big View Numbers From Dick Tracy and Inspector Gadget to Samsung's new gizmo

The future has arrived, according to a recent spot for Samsung's Galaxy Gear smart watch. But new technology is influenced by the past, even if that history is the stuff…

October 16, 2013, 12:00 AM EDT

Startup Asks Users Whether Ads Featuring Real Articles Work Did this article make you want to buy something?

InPowered—a tech company that pulls in traditional editorial content from around the Web to use in display ads that link out to real articles—has launched a survey tool to measure…

October 15, 2013, 1:45 PM EDT

Comedy Gives Back to Host Online Telethon for Charity Dane Cook to perform; Dailymotion to stream

Coming next month to an Internet connection near you: comedy with a cause. The charity organization Comedy Gives Back is hosting a 24-hour online telethon on Nov. 6 to raise money…

October 14, 2013, 12:00 AM EDT

TouchCast Launches Contest For Original Web Video Series Winner will receive $4,000

The startup TouchCast, which has plans to reinvent Web video, is putting out a casting call—a "TouchCasting Call," to be exact. The startup, which publishes a free iPad app with video…

October 11, 2013, 2:08 PM EDT

Watch This Epic Reel of Halloween-Themed News Bloopers VideoWatch's Awesome Stupid Video of the Week

Local news broadcasts tend to be pretty uneventful: there's the weather report, sports highlights and a few news stories of note. So every once in a while it's fun to…

October 11, 2013, 12:00 AM EDT

DanceOn Raises $4 Million in Series A Financing So You Think You Can Dance's Nigel Lythgoe joins board

The multi-channel network DanceOn—one of YouTube's original premium content partners—has received a vote of confidence in the form of a $4 million Series A round of financing. Plus Capital and AMC…

October 10, 2013, 11:47 AM EDT

Watch Miley Cyrus Perform 'We Can't Stop' a Capella With Jimmy Fallon and the Roots Surprisingly solid performance

Just when you thought you were getting a break from Miley Cyrus on VideoWatch—probably not likely anytime soon—she's back on the blog with an a cappella version of her song "We…

October 9, 2013, 5:34 PM EDT

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