Tag Archives: YouTube

TechCrunch-YouTube Cease&Desist on CNN’s list

The TechCrunch-YouTube issue made #58 on CNNMoney’s 101 Dumbest Moments in Business. “Your practice of inducing users to violate their contractual agreement with YouTube constitutes a tortious interference of a business relationship.” — From a cease-and-desist letter sent by attorneys for YouTube, a video-sharing site whose huge popularity stems largely from being a repository for […]

YouTube: Time Magazine’s Invention of the Year

Time magazine is calling YouTube the invention of the year. This is a big achievement for YouTube and especially for Steve Chen, Chad Hurley and Jawed Karim. Here’s a quote from the article which I find interesting: even though they built it, they didn’t really understand it. They thought they’d built a useful tool for […]

Google bought YouTube

Google bought YouTube. 1.65 Billion in stocks. Steve Chen, Chad Hurley and Jawed Karim are friggin rich. They stand to make $100-$200 million each. Congrats to Michael Arrington who first broke the story. Best example of blog moving closer to “mainstream” media. Links: TechCrunch Robert Scoble Mark Cuban thinks Google is still crazy Usual TechMeme […]