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Rachel Sklar Emphasizes That Diversity, Inclusiveness Are Good for Business Entrepreneur speaks out about women in tech

In the past month alone, the tech industry has seen a string of headlines that talk of men pushing misogynistic apps or taking a crude tack when discussing women on…

October 8, 2013, 12:40 PM EDT

Skeleton Hilariously Frightens Drive-Thru Employees BuzzFeed makes its debut on top videos list

Halloween is right around the corner, so it's fitting that last week's top video, per VidIQ data, featured a skeleton going through fast-food drive-thrus—to hilarious effect. The video from MagicofRahat—which racked up…

October 8, 2013, 11:18 AM EDT

NYT: Alloy Digital, Break Media to Merge Web video players represent top YouTube talent

Two major players in the Web video space, Alloy Digital and Break Media, plan to merge into a new company called Defy Media, according to a New York Times report. Both Alloy…

October 8, 2013, 9:54 AM EDT

Twitter S-1 Shows It's Growing Fast, but Still Losing Money Winning at mobile and more ads coming, including RTB

Twitter's long awaited S-1 reveals that the company is growing rapidly, derives most of its revenue from mobile and is used in nearly every country in the world. On the flip side,…

October 3, 2013, 6:02 PM EDT

Coming Soon: Ads on Instagram Facebook-owned company promises to take it slow

Instagram just made it official: ads are about to hit the social photo-sharing platform. "In the next couple months, you may begin seeing an occasional ad in your Instagram feed if…

October 3, 2013, 4:39 PM EDT

Bleacher Report CEO Departing Veteran Turner exec will run popular sports blog

Brian Grey, CEO of Bleacher Report, the highly trafficked sports blog network that Turner bought a year ago, is leaving the company, Turner Sports evp/COO Lenny Daniels said in a…

October 3, 2013, 3:23 PM EDT

The Fine Bros. Look to Turn Freaks and Geeks Into Interactive Game Cult classic TV show morphs into animated, 8-bit video game

The Fine Bros., the popular YouTube duo Benny and Rafi Fine, are breathing new life into the cult classic TV show Freaks and Geeks—as an interactive, animated, 8-bit game. The game's storyline,…

October 3, 2013, 2:30 PM EDT

NFL Kicker Gets Operatic in This Video for Dr Pepper Part of soda's 'one of a kind' campaign

Professional football, opera and Dr Pepper: it's a pretty novel combination. But Justin Tucker, the Baltimore Ravens' kicker, apparently loves all three. In a video produced for the soda brand, Tucker…

October 3, 2013, 12:26 PM EDT

Season 2 of Machinima's Mortal Kombat Off to a Solid Start But views fall off after Episode 1

The pressure's on. After Season 1 of Machinima's Mortal Kombat series evolved into a monster hit—to the tune of 70 million views—expectations are high for Season 2, which premiered online last…

October 1, 2013, 2:19 PM EDT

YouTube to Host Music Awards Show in November Lady Gaga, Eminem, Arcade Fire expected to perform

YouTube already serves as a popular destination for music fans. Just witness the recent impact of Miley Cyrus' nearly nude video. Now the Google-owned platform has plans to host its first…

October 1, 2013, 12:00 AM EDT

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