A quarter of YouTube viewer hours are spent on music – around 250 million hours of music globally per day

A YouTube exec says that 25% of all watch time is now attributable to music, totalling around 250 million hours of daily music on YouTube.

YouTube forces popular Rhythm Discord music bot offline

YouTube continues its crack down on use of music from their platform via third parties by shutting down another Discord music bot.

YouTube Music comes to Wear OS with Smart Downloads for offline listening

After launching on the Apple Watch almost a year ago, Google finally bring their music streaming service to their own smartwatches.

More Google Nest smart speakers were shipped than Amazon Echos – Q2 2021 US market share

How the release of Google, Amazon and Apple’s latest smart speakers have shifted the market share in favour of Google Nest over Amazon Echo.

YouTube Shorts currently pulls in over 15 billion views per day

YouTube’s vertically scrolling, horizontal, short-form video sharing TikTok competitor gets more than 15 billion views per day.

YouTube reports $7 billion in ad revenue – Q2 2021 earnings

Parent company Alphabet reports on YouTube’s quarterly earnings. At an all-time high, up 84% year-over-year, YouTube exceeded projections.

Google officially announce the Pixel Buds A-Series – $99 true wireless earbuds

Google’s Pixel Buds A-Series hope to offer the same sound quality, smart features and design at $80 less than the regular Pixel Buds.

YouTube Music is coming to Google’s Wear OS, after launching on Apple Watch last year

After killing off the Google Play Music app on their smartwatches, YouTube Music users have been waiting for a Wear OS app for almost a year.

New Pixel Buds A-Series accidently announced by Google

In a now deleted Tweet by the official @Android Twitter account, Google promote their unannounced lower-cost true wireless earbuds.

YouTube made over $6 billion in ad revenues in Q1 2021, up almost 50% YoY

YouTube’s parent company Alphabet shows the video streaming platform made over $6 billion from ads in the first quarter of 2021 alone.