Kim Kardashian, Kanye West Sue YouTube Co-Founder

Kim Kardashian, Kanye West Sue YouTube Co-Founder

By Meaghan Ellis November 2, 2013 | 2 Comments

When there’s an exclusive video surrounding Kim Kardashian, you should be very skeptical of whether you want to leak it or not. If the reality TV starlet’s last infamous video and lawsuit are anything to go by, leaking any exclusive …

Delicious Refresh Coming This Year Delicious Refresh Coming This Year
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Back in April, Yahoo announced that YouTube founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen had acquired social bookmarking site Delicious, and that they would keep the site up and running as part of their company Avos. Yahoo said at the time, …

Delicious Lives On Without Yahoo, Courtesy of YouTube Founders Delicious Lives On Without Yahoo, Courtesy of YouTube Founders

Yahoo announced today that YouTube founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen have acquired Delicious, and that they will keep the site up and running. A statement on the Delicious blog says: As creators of the largest online video platform, they …

YouTube CEO Hurley To Step Down
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A change in leadership will soon take place at the site Google bought for $1.65 billion.  While speaking at a conference in Ireland, YouTube cofounder and CEO Chad Hurley announced that he’ll step down and assume an advisory role.

Hurley was the last of YouTube’s cofounders to have close ties to the organization, and it’s not every day that a CEO operating at this level gives up his position, which makes the change significant.  In all honesty, though, this development may not be as exciting as it sounds.

Will YouTube Instant Become a Core Part of YouTube.com?

Update: We were finally able to get in touch with Feross, who tells WebProNews, "I haven’t actually accepted the YouTube offer yet. We’re still figuring out how this is all going to work out, and nothing’s final yet. However, Chad and the engineers I spoke with were excited about the possibilities."

YouTube Cofounder Discusses Site’s Future

As big and popular as it is, YouTube could probably engage cruise control (in terms of feature releases, design updates, and so forth) and stay in front of the video-sharing competition for at least a couple of years.  Cofounder Chad Hurley was interviewed onstage at LeWeb ’09, and that isn’t at all what he has in mind, however.

YouTube Gets Well Over a Billion Views Per Day

YouTube announced that it is has been serving well over a billion views a day. This announcement comes three years after Google acquired the company. 

Chad Hurley, CEO and Co-founder of YouTube wrote on the company blog that since the early days, YouTube has been committed to three basic principles as described:

Facebook, YouTube, Digg & SynthaSite Leaders to Make World Better

The World Economic Forum announced selections for its Young Global Leaders. This group consists of business, government, academia, media, non-profit organizations and arts leaders from different regions around the world. Among the selections were a number of Silicon Valley leaders including Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook, Chad Hurley of YouTube, and Kevin Rose of Digg (not to mention non-techies like Tiger Woods and Jessica Biel).

YouTube Co-Founder Talks About The Future Of Online Video
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Online video has proliferated in the last ten years and YouTube co-founder and CEO Chad Hurley talks about the future of online video on the Official Google Blog.

Hurley talks about how ten years ago online video was in its infancy and how it was used in closed settings with limited bandwidth and expensive and bulky video gear. He says it was the Internet that helped online video to grow.