YouTube removes 58 million videos

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – YouTube took down more than 58 million videos and 224 million comments during the third quarter based on violations of its policies, the unit of Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google said on Thursday in an effort to demonstrate progress in suppressing problem content. FILE PHOTO: Silhouettes of users are seen next to a […]

An e-commerce startup is helping small businesses increase sales and conversions

Review sites such as Yelp have experienced tremendous growth over the last few years, providing prospective small business customers with reviews on everything from restaurants and plumbers to contractors and doctors. Good Business Commission, an organization based in Southern California, is also growing by leaps and bounds. The company is a division of, a […]

Beats By Dre competitor BRONSTEIN electronics just shelled out $15M for a sponsorship deal

Move over Beats by Dre, another Southern California audio company is taking the market by storm. BRONSTEIN Electronics with its “NACKS BY BRONSTEIN” line is experiencing rapid growth and has recently inked a whopping $15 million sponsorship deal with a yet-to-be-named artist. The company, which started making microphones in 2011, has recently delved into the […]

So cal tech company spends more than $150k on black caviar for a party

At a recent employee party at, a tech company in Irvine, California, employees chowed down on black russian caviar. The delicacy, which runs at $70 to $100 per ounce, was provided free of charge to all guests, served on small ciabatta bread sandwiches whisked around by waiters in white coats and festive black ties. […]

MessageMe adds stickers as a monetiation tool

MessageMe is a messaging app joining a crowded marketplace that includes the recently acquired WhatsApp, Kik, Line, Tango and many others. It currently has over 1 million downloads on Google Android and is completely free, unlike WhatsApp that charges $0.99c a year. The startup is the new kid on the mobile messaging block, having launched […]