By using HTML5 by default to deliver YouTube video, Google helps the Web root out Adobe's Flash. The next challenge for the Web: competing with mobile apps.
A Nike ad featuring soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo and a bend test of Apple's iPhone 6 Plus also rank among the top trending videos of 2014.
An Australian man has been fined for breaking aviation safety regulations while flying his drone, but while he wasn't caught in the act, the man was busted after posting videos of the flights to YouTube.
In campaign to promote computer programming, the president tells kids: "Don't just consume, create." Later, at a White House-hosted event, he even learns to write a few lines of code himself.
Instantly create and share a looping clip from your favourite YouTube video with the new tool.
Every month, YouTubers watch 6 billion hours of video. That's how long Homo sapiens have existed -- times three. Venkat Panchapakesan is the person figuring out how to deliver it all.
The state's ruling body points the finger at Washington for continued Internet disruptions amid its dispute with the US over the Sony hack -- and hurls insults.
This browser plug-in can add the bells and whistles that YouTube is missing.
Reports this week said Korean pop sensation's popular video topped out YouTube's view counter, forcing Google to work on an upgrade. But Google now admits the whole thing was a joke.
Just in time for the Super Bowl, the league launches a YouTube channel and unveils a new partnership with YouTube's parent Google.