1. cageymaru

    YouTuber Deliberately Crashes Plane into Los Padres National Forest for the Views

    29 year old YouTuber Trevor Jacob is facing up to 20 years in prison and numerous fines for deliberately crashing a plane into the Los Padres National Forest according to The United States Attorney’s Office for the Central District of California. The viral video star seemed to lack a bit of...
  2. Armenius

    John Carmack sits down with The Joe Rogan Experience

    I just started listening to it. Interview is over 2.5 hours.
  3. cageymaru

    Samsung Unveils the Galaxy Fold to YouTube Influencers

    Samsung has sampled select influential YouTube creators with the nearly $2,000 Samsung Galaxy Fold to unbox and showoff on their channels.
  4. AlphaAtlas

    Ransomware Encourages Victims to Subscribe to PewDiePie

    PewDiePie's battle with Bollywood star T-Series has pushed some of his more enthusiastic fans to extremes. A group of hackers used printers to promote their favorite YouTuber last year, and more recently, they hacked their way into Smart TVs, Chromecasts, and Google Home devices. Now, recent...
  5. cageymaru

    Twitch Streamer Ninja Was Paid $1 Million by EA to Stream 'Apex Legends'

    According to Reuters, Twitch streamer Ninja was paid $1 million to stream the battle royale game 'Apex Legends' to his 13 million followers on February 5, 2019. He also tweeted about the event to his fans. $1 million "is more than twice media reports of Ninja's monthly earnings from streaming...
  6. cageymaru

    The Growth of Video Game Influencers on YouTube and Twitch

    Fancensus has researched the growth of video game influencers on platforms such as YouTube and Twitch. The amount of views that the top 10 influencer channels on YouTube receive are growing by 40% on average. The top 100 influencers saw growth of 2.5 billion views. To ignite this growth...
  7. spacedrone808

    Youtube channel dedicated to the best tracker music ever

    Only the best modules. Playlist of the channel revolves from chiptune to trance/metal/chillout or anything you could imagine. Listen to mods and keep cool. PS What is tracker music? UPDATE: Currently the best tracker music is residing...
  8. cageymaru

    YouTube Disables Comments on Videos with Minors

    YouTube has responded to a report that the company allows child predators to comment and socialize in the comments section of videos that feature minors. YouTube has taken the corrective action of disabling the comments section of tens of millions of videos that feature young minors. Some videos...
  9. AlphaAtlas

    GeForce GTX 1660 TI Analyzed

    The Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 TI is out, and one of out favorite Scottish YouTubers has already posted an analysis of the new GPU, along with some notes about the rest of the Turing lineup. Among other things, he points out that the GTX 1660's 284mm^2 die is relatively small compared to the...
  10. cageymaru

    Disney Removes Advertising from YouTube in Response to Child Exploitation Videos

    The Walt Disney Company, Epic Games, Nestle SA and other corporations have removed their advertising from YouTube in response to a video that detailed how criminals are using the YouTube comments section to run a "soft-core pedophilia ring." Video blogger Matt Watson showed evidence of how these...
  11. cageymaru

    YouTube Updates Its Strike System

    Starting on February 25, YouTube will release its updated strike system. The new strike system will feature a simple, one-time warning for the first strike issued against a channel when content posted to the channel crosses the line. Warnings don't reset after 90 days, but strikes do. YouTube...
  12. AlphaAtlas

    AdoredTV Reviews the Radeon VII

    AdoredTV just posted their review of the Radeon VII. In terms of performance, AdoredTV's results line up with reviews that went up earlier, generally besting the liquid cooled Vega 64 and achieving parity with the GTX 1080 TI and RTX 2080, depending on the title and settings. But what really...
  13. cageymaru

    Vox Media Goes After YouTubers That Mocked The Verge PC Build Video

    Vox Media is leveraging copyright strikes against YouTube channels that mocked The Verge's infamous PC build video. The company has allegedly manually filed a copyright strike against Kyle of Bitwit for creating a parody video of The Verge PC build video. WCCFTECH says that this will create the...
  14. AlphaAtlas

    Scammers Blackmail YouTubers with Copyright Claims

    Motherboard reports that some scammers are using YouTube's "three strikes" takedown policy to extort money from legitimate YouTube channels. While the larger profile of popular channels might offer some protection, smaller channels seem to be particularly exposed. The ~8000-subscriber...
  15. cageymaru

    Buildzoid Analyzes the PCB and VRM Layout of the AMD Radeon VII

    Buildzoid from Actually Hardcore Overclocking on YouTube has performed an in-depth analysis of the PCB and VRM layout of the AMD Radeon VII. Watch him discuss the efficiency and cost of the various exotic components that are found in the design of the AMD Radeon VII. You can view our unboxing...
  16. cageymaru

    AMD Radeon VII Unboxing Video

    The PC-ONES team from Japan has released an unboxing video on their YouTube channel for the AMD Radeon VII graphics card which is manufactured on the TSMC 7 nm process node. The GPU is revealed at the 54:40 mark of the video. The 16GB AMD Radeon VII officially launches February 7, 2019 for $699...
  17. cageymaru

    AI Creates a Deep Fake of Steve Buscemi's Face on Jennifer Lawrence's Body

    Delaware Destroyer on YouTube has used artificial intelligence (AI) to create a deep-fake of Steve Buscemi's face on Jennifer Lawrence's body. It is amazing how much better these amalgamations are becoming. Thanks Schtask ! Mashup of Steve Buscemi and Jennifer Lawrence
  18. cageymaru

    Wendell Answers Questions About AMD Threadripper Regression Testing

    Wendell from Level1Techs has released a new video where he discusses the one Windows kernel policy and scaling, AMD Ryzen Threadripper 2990WX performance regressions in some programs under Windows, Coreprio testing anomalies, more Epyc 7551P testing, NUMA, UMA and more. His contacts within...
  19. cageymaru

    YouTube TV Expands Its Service Nationwide

    YouTube TV Program Manager Ben Moores has announced that the TV streaming service has expanded nationwide with added coverage in 95 more markets. After launching the service 2 years ago, YouTube TV now covers 98% of the United States. The company has signed deals to provide "complete local...
  20. cageymaru

    YouTube Bans Dangerous Challenges and Pranks Videos

    YouTube has rolled out new Community Guidelines that will ban videos that depict dangerous challenges and pranks. Examples of dangerous challenges and pranks include, setting yourself on fire, eating Tide Pods, driving blindfolded, shooting a loved one for views, home invasion pranks, drive-by...
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    Grenade! Run!

  22. cageymaru

    OBS with the New NVIDIA NVENC Encoder Improvements Is Available to Beta Test

    Open Broadcaster Software (OBS) is a multifaceted streaming and capture software solution that has become popular with broadcasters on YouTube, Twitch, and other live-stream platforms. To get the highest quality broadcasts, an expensive dual PC solution is typically utilized where the game is...
  23. cageymaru

    An Analysis of the Z390 Socket Proves the Extra Pins Aren't Necessary

    Der8auer on YouTube (Roman Hartung) has performed an in-depth analysis of the Z390 socket where he physically extracted the pins from a dead Z370 board and measured how much of an load each pin can take. After applying up to 5 amperes of power to the pin, he concluded that it can easily...
  24. cageymaru

    The Top 5 Worst Games of 2018

    ACG on Youtube launches into a [NSFW language] diatribe against the top 5 worst games of 2018. His condemnation of the titles may initially seem overboard, but you soon realize just how bad they are when you watch the game play footage that he presents to make his point. Many times in the video...
  25. AlphaAtlas

    Hackers Use Smart TVs to Promote PewDiePie

    Motherboard says that 2 hackers tapped into Chromecasts and Smart TVs to promote the prolific Youtuber PewDiePie. "HackerGiraffe" and "j3ws3r," the duo behind the attack, were reportedly behind an older hack that forced 50,000 printers to print PewDiePie Propaganda. The hackers also posted, and...
  26. cageymaru

    Twitch Streamer Ninja Made Close to $10 Million Last Year

    Twitch streamer and Fortnite personality Ninja has been interviewed by CNN where he revealed that he made close to $10 million last year. 70% of his income is from YouTube and Twitch, but he also has sponsors such as Samsung, Uber Eats, and Red Bull. His 20 million YouTube subscribers generate...
  27. cageymaru

    3D Printed Ryzen Mini-ITX Gaming PC

    Longtime Hardocp community member cbutters has 3D printed a custom computer case for his AMD Ryzen Mini-ITX gaming PC. He designed the case using TinkerCAD and the build features cooling ventilation with the AMD logo printed into the vents! The system consists of an AMD Ryzen 5 2400G with Radeon...
  28. cageymaru

    YouTube Targets Spam Subscriptions

    YouTube has warned its creators that they are going to "see a noticeable decrease in your subscriber count" today when it bans hordes of spam subscriptions from the platform. This action is being taken to verify the legitimacy of accounts and actions on YouTube channels. A bug has been fixed...
  29. AlphaAtlas

    YouTube Took Down 58 Million Videos Last Quarter

    As criticism of the site increases, and lawmakers start to clamp down on Google, Alphabet is shining a spotlight on their efforts to reign in YouTube's problematic content. According to a report by Reuters, YouTube took down 58 million videos and 224 million comments last quarter. That's over 7...
  30. cageymaru

    The Top 10 Highest Paid YouTube Stars: 2018 Edition

    Forbes has created a top 10 list of the highest paid YouTube Stars in 2018. Five of the slots are occupied by channels that play video games. The number one channel features an 8 year old that reviews toys and now has his own line of merchandise at Walmart. Ryan ToysReview - $22M. Jake Paul -...
  31. AlphaAtlas

    YouTube is Showing Twice as Many "Pre-Roll" Ads Now

    According to a report by AdAge, YouTube is showing viewers two ads before videos instead of one. Apparently, the change was prompted by research suggesting that users don't like to be interrupted during videos. So, instead of showing ads spread throughout a video, YouTube will now group "ad...
  32. cageymaru

    Music Engineer Analyzes Music Streaming Service Quality to His Original Master

    Wytse Gerichhausen from White Sea Studios has conducted a scientific analysis of the original master file for Hibshi - Missing U (feat. Rochelle), one of his music tracks that he personally mixed and mastered, to the same song on Apple Music, Spotify, Tidal and YouTube. He then recorded the...
  33. cageymaru

    Most Americans Find the Cost of Cable TV Is Too Darn High

    A new poll from The Hollywood Reporter/ Morning Consult has found that many Americans find the cost of cable TV and satellite to be too high. 90% of respondents indicated that price was a factor when deciding to subscribe to a TV or streaming service. 56% found the high costs associated with...
  34. cageymaru

    YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki Opposes EU Article 13 Copyright Legislation

    YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki has written a blog post discussing the impact that the Article 13 legislation that recently passed the EU Parliament would have on creator content found on platforms such as YouTube. She says that the law could block content creators from uploading content to the...
  35. AlphaAtlas

    Pornhub Traffic Increases 21% During Youtube Outage

    YouTube went down earlier this week, and apparently, the vibrant YouTube community found something else to do with their time. Pornhub traffic spiked nearly 21% during the outage at 10pm. Based on Pornhub's regular volume, that represents millions of additional viewers. This isn't the first time...
  36. AlphaAtlas

    Youtube is Cracking Down on Duplicate Videos

    As part of an effort to more strictly regulate YouTube, Google quietly announced that its cracking down on duplicate YouTube videos. Google says they've removed many channels from the Youtube Partner Program, and that creators have a 30 day window to reapply. Youtube isn't just targeting...
  37. cageymaru

    Netflix Dominates the Video Streaming Statistics for the World

    The latest Global Internet Phenomena Report from Sandvine details how much downstream bandwidth popular video streaming services use in proportion to the entirety of the internet. The first interesting statistic is that Netflix uses 15% of the downstream bandwidth in the world and 19.1% in the...
  38. cageymaru

    YouTube Creates a Gaming Destination Page and Retires Gaming App

    YouTube has finally done away with the awful YouTube Gaming app and has given the gaming category its own destination page. Youtube/gaming will be the home of live-streams for gaming in the future. Someone finally listened to feedback and placed the gaming live-streams at the top of the page...
  39. cageymaru

    Live Performance of the Cuphead Soundtrack from the Kensington Market Jazz Festival

    The 2018 Kensington Market Jazz Festival in Toronto, Canada featured a live performance of the Cuphead soundtrack by the Cuphead Jazz Orchestra. The festival was held over the weekend and some performances were live-streamed to YouTube. I hope that it is eventually uploaded to their SoundCloud...
  40. cageymaru

    Study Finds that Millennials Prefer Multiple Content Providers for Streaming

    According to Parks Associates research, millenials are becoming ever more varied when it comes to choosing an Over-The-Top (OTT) subscription service to stream content. By tracking over 200 OTT services it was discovered that more than 25% of millenials chose 3 or more services and over 50%...