YouTube in challenge to TikTok to give Shorts creators 45% of ad sales

YouTube in challenge to TikTok to give Shorts creators 45% of ad sales

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LOS ANGELES, Sept 20 (Reuters) – YouTube unveiled a new way for creators to make money on short-form video, as it faces intensifying competition from TikTok. The Google-owned (GOOGL.O) streaming service announced Tuesday that it would introduce advertising on its video feature Shorts and give video … Read more

Google faces $25.4 billion damages claims in UK, Dutch courts over adtech practices

Google faces .4 billion damages claims in UK, Dutch courts over adtech practices

The Google name is displayed outside the company’s office in London, Britain, November 1, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BRUSSELS, Sept 13 (Reuters) – Alphabet unit Google (GOOGL.O) will face damages claims for up to 25 billion euros ($25.4 billion) over its digital advertising practices in two … Read more

Novaya Gazeta, one of Russia’s last independent media, banned by court

Novaya Gazeta, one of Russia’s last independent media, banned by court

Novaya Gazeta newspaper’s editor-in-chief Dmitry Muratov and deputy editor-in-chief Sergei Sokolov sit in a corridor before a court hearing of a case to revoke the newspaper’s media license in Moscow, Russia, September 5, 2022. REUTERS/Filipp Lebedev Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register This content was produced in Russia, where the law restricts … Read more

Ship refloated after running aground in Egypt’s Suez Canal -sources

Ship refloated after running aground in Egypt’s Suez Canal -sources

An aerial view of the Gulf of Suez and the Suez Canal are pictured through the window of an airplane on a flight between Cairo and Doha, Egypt, November 27, 2021. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register CAIRO, Sept 1 (Reuters) – Tug boats refloated a ship that briefly … Read more

CBS46 Books to Kids donation drive ends Friday

CBS46 Books to Kids donation drive ends Friday

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) – The CBS46 Books to Kids donation drive has been able to provide 60,000 books to children in need, and we need the community’s help to keep our kids reading. We’ve been on this mission since 2016 and educators tell us providing books for children to keep at home helps foster and … Read more

You can get tickets to an event with some major movie stars in Toronto next month

You can get tickets to an event with some major movie stars in Toronto next month

With the star-studded Toronto International Film Festival right around the corner, you can expect many of your favourite celebrities to make appearances in the city. One highly-anticipated TIFF event is Jason Reitman’s Live Read, in which classic movie scripts are read by contemporary actors. The Montreal-born filmmaker created Live Read back in 2011, and the … Read more

U.S. asks judge to block book publisher merger as trial closes

U.S. asks judge to block book publisher merger as trial closes

The crest of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) is seen at their headquarters in Washington, D.C., U.S. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Aug 19 (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department on Friday urged a U.S. judge to block a $2.2 billion merger of two of the … Read more

Scotland’s police investigate threat made to JK Rowling after Rushdie tweet

Scotland’s police investigate threat made to JK Rowling after Rushdie tweet

Rugby Union – Six Nations Championship – Scotland vs England – BT Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh, Britain – February 24, 2018 Author JK Rowling in the stand before the match REUTERS/Russell Cheyne Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, Aug 14 (Reuters) – Scotland’s police said on Sunday they are investigating a report … Read more

Stephen King going to bat for U.S. gov’t in case against book publishing mega-merger

Stephen King going to bat for U.S. gov’t in case against book publishing mega-merger

WASHINGTON, Aug 1 (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department asked a federal judge on Monday to block a $2.2 billion merger of two of the “Big Five” book publishers, Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster, in a trial that is expected to feature testimony from horror writer Stephen King. “It’s real money for real … Read more

Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall are getting a divorce – NYT

Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall are getting a divorce – NYT

91st Academy Awards – Vanity Fair – Beverly Hills, California, U.S., February 24, 2019 – Rupert Murdoch and Jerry Hall. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 22 (Reuters) – Media mogul Rupert Murdoch and actress Jerry Hall are getting a divorce, the New York Times reported on Wednesday, citing … Read more