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Grimmy statistics: Radio 1 chief Ben Cooper defends strategy after breakfast show drops 1m listeners
Tuesday 28 May 2013
Radio 1 chief Ben Cooper has defended the station's music strategy after its breakfast show lost almost one million listeners.
James Moore: Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer risks failure as she tries to buy her way out of a jam with Tumblr purchase
Tuesday 21 May 2013
Is Marissa Mayer riding for a fall? Or just a bit of a Tumbl(r)? It all depends on whether she can successfully generate a bit more than the pitiful $13m (£8.6m) of revenue that Tumblr, the blogging website she is going to use $1.1bn of Yahoo’s money to buy, has so far managed.
Tuesday 14 May 2013
"Video advertising is the fastest-growing of all the sub-sectors of advertising and we're fortunate to find ourselves right in the cross-hairs," the chief executive of the video search engine Blinkx declared yesterday as he unveiled an eightfold leap in annual profits to $17.7m (£11.5m).
Thursday 09 May 2013
The latest music video from David Bowie, which shows the performer dressed as Christ alongside Gary Oldman as a debauched priest and Marion Cotillard as a prostitute, was ‘mistakenly’ removed from YouTube due to its graphic content.
Tuesday 07 May 2013
YouTube is set to announce within a few weeks a series of channels that will require payment, an industry source has revealed.
Thursday 02 May 2013
The video-hosting website recently claimed 1 billion unique visitors a month
Car park keepie uppie king Andrew Cassidy’s date with Maradona at Dubai's World Freestyle Championships kicked into touch
Sunday 28 April 2013
Scoring wonder goals galore in the Premier League this season, Gareth Bale may have thought his claim to be the “Welsh Maradona” was secure. Little did he reckon upon a rival claim from a 20-stone, 50-year-old, unemployed fisherman from Pembrokeshire.
Friday 26 April 2013
Ben Elton has created an admirably broad new comedy. Shame it's not admirably funny
Tuesday 23 April 2013
Are Volvos too Swedish? They are, according to Li Shufu, head of the Chinese firm that bought the car manufacturer in 2010. He told a TV interview that the interiors “feel too Scandinavian”, and the management’s a bit Swedish, too, whatever that means. Volvo’s PR team has swung into action to insist Mr Shufu’s comments got lost in translation, but maybe he’s onto something. Here, Trending presents a handy guide to what is and isn’t “too Scandinavian”.
Tuesday 23 April 2013
Video was viewed 38 million times on April 14, surpassing single-day record of 30 million set by the 'KONY 2012' short film
Tuesday 23 April 2013
It's hard to believe it, but it's internet giant YouTube's eighth birthday today.
Monday 22 April 2013
As US investigators attempt to piece together the motivations and allegiances that led Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to bomb the Boston Marathon, attention is turning to the six-month stint that Tamerlan spent in southern Russia in early 2012. He stayed with his father in Makhachkala, capital of Dagestan, the mountainous republic in southern Russia that borders the family’s ancestral homeland, Chechnya.
Thursday 18 April 2013
Monday 15 April 2013
The BBC defended its Panorama film about North Korea as being “strongly in the public interest”. One certainly imagines a lot more members of the public were interested after the row over the methods employed in filming it, which included its excitable reporter John Sweeney growing a beard and — if you buy the line of attack mounted by academics at the London School of Economics — using innocent students as camouflage. But the question only the film itself could answer was whether it actually contained anything that would interest the public — this being the kind of country where they may let the occasional Trojan horse in but never, ever leave it unattended long enough for the occupants to climb out and get up to mischief.
Thursday 11 April 2013
It was impossible to escape his first single – but can the Korean rapper strike it big a second time?
The moment a Queen's Guard soldier lost it and drew his gun at annoying tourist
Greece crisis: The wider lesson is that it’s time to abandon this failed experiment in currencies
'I wish the BBC would stop calling it Islamic State' – David Cameron unleashes frustration at broadcaster
Greece crisis: IMF was pushed around by Angela Merkel and Nicholas Sarkozy – and now it is being humiliated
Pentagon accuses Russia of 'playing with fire' over nuclear threats towards Nato
They are neither a 'state' nor 'Islamic': Why we shouldn't call them Isis, Isil or IS
- 2 Tunisia hotel attack: Locals form 'human shield' to protect hotel from gunman Seifeddine Rezgui
- 3 Russian officials ban yoga because it's too much like a religious cult
- 4 German ethics council calls for incest between siblings to be legalised by Government
- 5 Ginger Pride festival to take place next summer, organisers say 'time of bullying gingers is over'