Spotty internet? YouTube unveils app that allows you to watch videos offline

NEW DELHI:has made a test version of, the offline-first, shareable video product that it announced in India last year, available for download on thefrom Wednesday. Go was launched by Google at its ‘Google for India’ event in September last year. “It’s relatable, with fresh and relevant video recommendations tailored to your preferences; the app is …

T-Series rules YouTube’s airwaves, but Bhushan Kumar is not stopping here

New formats may have changed the way we listen to— cassettes are extinct, CDs are obscure and music is now live streamed on phones and computers. But despite this, two things remain constant — first, the love for melody and good music, and the domination ofin the industry. While T-Series was always a market leader …

View: New IT rules are an overreach, will impact our freedoms

There will be a job opening atin India for a Chief Compliance Officer in the next few months, but it’s not one that many people will leap at. It comes with a real risk: going to jail. In 2012, cartoonist Aseem Trivedi was booked for sedition for a cartoon on his blog, run on a …

Welcome to the hi-tech world: Robot dog patrols Singapore park

SINGAPORE: Acalledwhich found fame online for dancing to hit song ” has been deployed to patrol aand ensure people observe. The hi-tech hound is remote-controlled and can clamber easily over all types of terrain, which its creators say means it can go where wheeled robots cannot. As it trots through the park, Spot — who …

YouTube India sees rapid growth in channels in Indian languages

KOCHI:is witnessing a phenomenal growth in content creation in the native. From 16 YouTube channels with 1 million subscribers in 2014, it has grown to 1200 channels now. “Content categories such as comedy, music, news, tech and learning are on the rise,’’ said Satya Raghavan, director content partnerships,, who was here to celebrate the growth …

YouTube videos promote alcohol abuse, binge drinking in teens

LONDON:musicthat involveoften glamorise drinking, objectifyand use sexual imagery or lyrics – encouraging teens to bingeand abuse alcohol, a newstudy has found. The research is an extension of previous work which found that teenagers in the UK were heavily exposed to images of alcohol and tobacco in YouTube music, effectively glamorising the habits and promoting underage …