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2008-10-24 08:50:00

By Jefferson Graham SAN BRUNO, Calif. -- YouTube, the world's most popular video-sharing site, grew to dominate the field with a collection of funny amateur videos, political gotchas and unauthorized TV and movie content. The new YouTube, more popular than ever, has a different look. Much, but not all, unlicensed content is gone, replaced by approved material from such producers as CBS, HBO, Showtime, Sony Television and Lionsgate. Google-owned YouTube also has tossed aside its...

2008-10-22 06:00:12

By Jefferson Graham SAN BRUNO, Calif. -- YouTube, the world's most popular video-sharing site, grew to dominate the field with a collection of funny amateur videos, political gotchas and unauthorized TV and movie content. The new YouTube, more popular than ever, has a different look. Much, but not all, unlicensed content is gone, replaced by approved material from such producers as CBS, HBO, Showtime, Sony Television and Lionsgate. Google-owned YouTube also has tossed aside its...

2008-10-11 18:00:13

A YouTube executive says the Internet site is going to branch out from simple video clips to streaming full-length U.S. TV series with commercials. Jordan Hoffner, YouTube's director of content partnerships, said the Web site will expand from its traditional short-video format, which will remain primarily ad-free, and offer a number of old TV series owned by CBS, The Hollywood Reporter said Friday. Hoffner said the expansion of YouTube offerings came about, in part, because of the success...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.