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Machinima Closes $35 Million Financing Round Lead by Google

Earlier this month we reported that Machinima, a popular video game news and pop culture YouTube channel, would raise 30$ million during a fundraising round led by Google. Those facts have now mostly been confirmed. Machinima actually managed to raise $35 million in financing during the round. Google did, in fact, lead the round, though previous Machinima investors Redpoint Ventures …

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Why Are YouTube Video Views Falling?

Google is changing the way YouTube does business and also the way they gage their success. While it used to be all about views or how many people clicked on a video, now it also matters how long people decide to view those videos. After all, if Google wants advertisers to view their services like they do television, they have …

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Google Invests in Machinima YouTube Channel

Google is putting more of it money into content and investing in the popular YouTube channel Machinima. AllThingsD is reporting that Google will invest in Machinima during its current fundraising round which is expected to raise more than $30 million. This will raise the value of the Machinima to around $190 million. Machinima is a video game news and pop …

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YouTube to Promote Auto-Generated Channels More

In order to help users find topics, channels, and videos they will enjoy, YouTube today announced that it will be promoting auto-generated channels in more places around the site. These channels will be popping up in the “Recommended for You” section of the site, the channels page, and video pages. The announcement came on The Official YouTube blog, where Mur …

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YouTube Google TV App Updated With New Features

Google has been working on improving and updating Google TV quite a bit lately. Just last week the TV & Movies app was updated to include a new recommendation service. This week, the YouTube app for Google TV has been updated to include a similar recommendations. These types of improvements will probably be ongoing, if the success of the Google …

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VICE Launches a New YouTube Channel

VICE, the art and culture magazine with a popular online presence, announced today that it is launching a new YouTube channel. The Vice YouTube channel will feature short, absurd comedic content hosted by Ryan Duffy, a contributing host for VICE’s upcoming HBO series. In addition, VICE will release some of its most well-known content to to the YouTube such as …

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Center For Investigative Reporting Launches New YouTube Channel

The Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR), a nonprofit investigative reporting organization, announced this week that it will launch a new channel on YouTube. The channel, which is expected to be launched in July, will be a hub of investigative journalism curated by CIR. The channel is being launched in part by an $800,000 contribution by the John S. and James …

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