“Fundamentally, Google gets everything it needs from the music business out of YouTube as it is at the moment, so doing this new paid service is mainly about doing it because the labels are pushing them to do it, and that’s how they protect the relationships for the core business, which is YouTube,” he says. … [Read more...] about Streaming music: what next for Apple, YouTube, Spotify… and musicians?
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"I went to the doctor today to get my ear looked at since it's been plugged for a week now.." he said. "he had me open my mouth to look at my sinuses and the first thing he said was ‘holy shit why do you still have your tonsils? they're huge' tonsillectomy here we come." … [Read more...] about YouTube Star James Charles Undergoes “Surgery No. 2”
In a detailed updated FAQ, the platform said that it is explicitly banning the kinds of pranks that present a risk of serious danger or death. Also banned are pranks which make victims believe they’re in serious danger — i.e. a home invasion prank or a drive-by shooting prank — or ones that cause children to experience emotional distress. … [Read more...] about YouTube Bans “Dangerous Pranks” After ‘Bird Box’ Challenge
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Thursday’s decision doesn’t mean legislators won’t take a financial hit from the coronavirus. Because stay-at-home orders have blocked members of the Assembly and Senate from coming to Sacramento for much of the past two months, they haven’t been eligible for the $200 per diem payment most members receive when the Legislature is in session. … [Read more...] about No pay hikes for California lawmakers, officials amid budget pains