Dec 11, 2019

Court will weigh if Dundalk killer must be returned to Ohio

Maryland’s top court will review whether a man found not criminally responsible in the stabbing death of his former Dundalk landlord must head not to a Maryland psychiatric facility but back to a prison in Ohio, where he is serving an 11-year sentence for assaulting a police officer in a recorded incident that went viral. […]

Oct 5, 2015

Police: Md. teen, ‘Bratayley’ YouTube star, died after medical emergency

ANNAPOLIS — Police say a 13-year-old Maryland boy known for appearing in his family’s video blog and his own YouTube posts about playing the game Minecraft died after a medical emergency. Anne Arundel County Police said Monday that Caleb LeBlanc died Thursday at a hospital. Police and members of the fire department responded to his […]

Jul 23, 2015

Marriott to promote edgy Moxy Hotels brand with YouTube star

Bethesda-based Marriott International is producing a new, off-beat web video series to debut Moxy Hotels, its lifestyle brand, in the U.S. market. The series, called “DO NOT DISTURB,” is hosted by Taryn Southern, a comedian and singer whose YouTube channel has close to 450,000 subscribers. Filming for the series will be next week at YouTube’s studios in Los […]

Feb 20, 2015

YouTube launching app for kids

YouTube is going to release a mobile app that will only show video clips suitable for young children to help parents control what their kids are watching on the Internet. The YouTube for Kids app, scheduled to be released for Android devices on Monday, features thousands of kid-focused channels that provide both entertainment and education. […]

Jul 28, 2014

What do governors dream of?

One local parody song-writer asks just that in a video posted over the weekend on YouTube.

Jul 16, 2014

Watching the water wheel turn

Who knew a water wheel sucking trash out of the Inner Harbor would be so popular to watch?

Feb 26, 2014

YouTube ordered to remove anti-Muslim film

A U.S. appeals court ordered YouTube on Wednesday to take down an anti-Muslim film that sparked violence in many parts of the Middle East.

Jan 2, 2014

Baltimore restaurant owner not a fan of Anthony Brown

One of two plaintiffs who brought suit last month against the Maryland State Board of Elections as well as Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown and his running mate Howard County Executive Ken Ulman previously accused Brown's campaign of voter intimidation

May 20, 2013

Yahoo takes big leap with $1.1B deal for Tumblr

SAN FRANCISCO — Yahoo is buying online blogging forum Tumblr for $1.1 billion as CEO Marissa Mayer tries to rejuvenate an Internet icon that had fallen behind the times. The deal announced Monday is Mayer’s boldest move since she left Google 10 months ago to lead Yahoo’s latest comeback attempt. It marks Yahoo’s most expensive […]

May 2, 2013

YouTube says the battle with TV is already over

NEW YORK — YouTube vs. TV? YouTube says the battle — if there ever was one — is over. In a flashy presentation to advertisers Wednesday night, Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt declined to forecast that Internet video will displace television watching. Instead he declared: “That’s already happened.” Schmidt said “the future is now” for […]

Apr 18, 2013

Question 7 anthem wins at ‘Oscars of political advertising’

Gov. Martin O'Malley strolled up to a press conference the Monday before Election Day singing a song that had become a ubiquitous advertisement on Pandora's Internet radio.

Sep 11, 2012

YouTube offers new iPhone app to fill looming void

SAN FRANCISCO — YouTube is being reprogrammed for the iPhone and iPad amid the latest fallout from the growing hostility between Google and Apple. The changes are being made because Google Inc. and Apple Inc. didn’t renew a five-year licensing agreement that established YouTube’s video service as one of the built-in applications in the operating […]

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