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Opinion: Why YouTube’s ad algorithm is killing your favourite creators
YouTube says that machines are allowing them to flag content for review at scale, but this is causing many creators to quit the platform.
26 Apr 2018
YouTube 'encourages' user engagement with new live features
YouTube is introducing more ways to watch live videos and interact with the live community.
27 Feb 2018
Plugging the digital drain on the campus data center
Plugging the drain and creating a digital-ready higher education data center can start with simplifying all this complexity with a lifecycle approach.
27 Nov 2017
CommScope helps data centers become Gen Z YouTube ready
Video is king and data centers have little choice but to prepare for higher speeds and increased stress on their networks.
07 Nov 2017
YouTube gets a new look for kids
Younger kids will get less text, while older kids will get more content on the home screens....
06 Nov 2017
The age of privacy is over: Understanding the tech behaviour of Gen Z
Their number one desired career was to be a famous YouTuber, followed by a software developer and Twitter celebrity with over one million followers.
18 Oct 2017
SoundHound is getting an AI voice interaction upgrade
The SoundHound app redesign brings AI voice technology to the forefront of the user experience...
01 Sep 2017
Kiwi artist features on the world’s biggest online art exhibition
Facebook and YouTube have a huge impact on our daily lives, it is thus only the natural progression that art would begin to reflect that...
15 Aug 2017
The holographic phone is real! Red reveals its elusive modular smartphone
After several months of waiting, we finally have a few more details on Red’s new modular smartphone...
04 Aug 2017
The end is nigh: Adobe to disable Flash Player by 2020
Browser vendors are integrating capabilities once provided by plugins directly, given this progress, Adobe has decided to end the life of Flash...
27 Jul 2017
Facebook announces the formation of a global internet forum to counter terrorism
"By working together, we can have a greater impact on the threat of terrorist content online."
29 Jun 2017
Auckland high-school visited by NZ music royalty
"Building a school for youth like me that leave school early to pursue a career in the creative arts is my ultimate goal."
19 May 2017
Safe harbour provision could cost U.S music industry $1 billion, report says
"Outdated regulation is determining where and how people listen to music."
31 Mar 2017
YouTube has just launched automatic sound effect captions
YouTube’s automatic track captioning just got a whole lot more colourful with the introduction of sound effect captions.
24 Mar 2017
Google Hangouts On Air to be swallowed up by YouTube Live
If you're an avid user or broadcaster on Google Hangouts On Air, your're about to become part of the global giant called YouTube.
24 Aug 2016
300k opportunity for Kiwi YouTubers
"There is some exciting talent among New Zealand YouTubers. They have ideas and enthusiasm, and in many cases, significant audiences."
23 Jun 2016
The secret to digital success? Don't get caught
"If you master that, you are an entrepreneur – in a long line of similar (but not all) entrepreneurs."
19 Apr 2016
Is YouTube allowed in the classroom?
What are the rules around this content shared on YouTube? Are schools and teachers allowed to freely show videos loaded on YouTube in the classroom?
14 Oct 2015
Rickrolled? Spare a thought for Rick
Music is usually a very generational thing. With few exceptions, kids will look blankly at you when you mention a song that was big back in your day.
10 Sep 2015
Kiwi youth indulging in illegal downloads
Almost half of those surveyed admit to unauthorised streaming of TV programmes and almost a third indulge in unauthorised downloading of movies.
19 Jan 2015
Move over Spotify, YouTube’s here
New licensing deals means unofficial streams posted by regular users are now more likely to disappear, replaced by official uploads from labels.
13 Nov 2014
Helping those who help: how social media has changed the charity landscape
Social media enables charities to target different audiences, get more people involved and increase awareness of their brand.
15 Oct 2014
NZ Election YouTube channel a one-stop shop for election video
"Having videos from different parties and candidates in one place will help people make an informed decision when they get to the voting booth on 20 September."
12 Sep 2014
"Creative" Kiwi students set to present to Google executives
"We were completely blown away by the time and energy put into each of the student campaigns."
11 Jul 2014