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Many publishers try to charge subscription fee in Music and Video services. For example, Apple Music obtained 17 million subscribers so far. YouTube, the world biggest original video website, released subscribed YouTube Red before. However, YouTube Red only obtained 1.5 million subscribers which faced difficulty to make profit.

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The Verge reported that YouTube offered completely free service in the past. Its videos were from net citizen uploaded. Its revenue was mainly from video advertising which limited the revenue growth of YouTube.

YouTube Red was released one year ago. Subscribers paid $10 each month for ads free and to access some exclusive videos. YouTube hoped to avail of YouTube Red to rival Netflix and Hulu.

It seemed that consumers were unwiling to pay for YouTube Red service. The confirmed source revealed that YouTube Red only obtained 1.5 million subscribers by the end of this summer. In addition, there were 1 million users applied for trial.

YouTube has 1 billion active monthly users as the world biggest video website. One and a half of subscribers meant that its users did not buy this subscription mode. They would rather browse a huge number of content with ads for free.

Google also released music streaming service that charges $ 10 for two months. It is different from YouTube Music as Red subscribers can enjoy free YouTube music service. It is well-known that Spotify and Pandora are leaders in subscribed music streaming market. Apple Music works hard to catch up with them, while Google and YouTube lost their advantages during competition.

YouTube Red faced competition from traditional televisions. Dish released Sling TV and CBS released online on-demand service.

YouTube specialized in offering original videos and has been developing for 11 years. It becomes world famous video publishers. It is said that YouTube will release about 20 original movies and tv series for its subscribers by the end of 2016. It surprised the public that its officer stated that YouTube is still in the early stage of investment. Alphabet did not reveal the earnings of YouTube in meetings that it announced Q3 earnings.


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Engadeget reported that American Hulu will edit tv programs for VR technology. These tv programs are unavailable for non-VR channels.

Hulu is an American paid video website which originated from TV business. It specializes in displaying movies and tv plays. However, it doesn’t enjoy the same popularity as Netflix does from the market.

It is reported that Hulu goes about to make two tv programs for offering VR helmet fans. One is called The Big Picture: News in Virtual Reality and the other is Virtually Mike and Nora. This comedy show invited Nora Kirkpatrick and Mike O’Brien.

It is said that Hulu is editing these two programs now. There will be ten episodes for News in Virtual Reality and five episodes for Virtually Mike and Nora. It is unclear when these shows will be released.

These two shows are making for VR helmet users. Hulu won’t switch these shows into 360°view video for ordinary netizens.

Kirkpatrick claimed that they would seek a way to tear down the obstacles between performers and audience and work out a new method to perform comedy in 360°view.

So far, these VR programs are still under exploring. Hulu may not measure its success with audience rating.

Hulu released a software named Hulu VR for watching VR programs, especially for Samsung Gear VR users. However, the Gear VR user grow just accounts for a small amount of Hulu users.

Games have great advantages in VR market at present. Sony, HTC, Oculus provided plenty of VR games for their VR helmet products.Though VR field has great potential, Hulu still need time to obtain more market share concerning VR technology.


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Do you have any question about how to uninstall Google Chrome or how to fix the Google Chrome cannot be removed problem on the Mac computer? If you have such a removing problem on your PC, you may need the following guides to help you remove the app well.

By default, Safari is set as the default web browser for all Mac computers, however, in additional to this browser, many people would choose to install Google Chrome and prefer to use it firstly to visit a website, and it has been a very common app on the Mac computer. However, uninstalling the web browser often causes some issues and let the people don’t know how to conduct the app removal on the computer. In this case, you will need to learn more about this app removal from the following tips.

Common and hot issues of Google Chrome removal

Different people may encounter different issues and problems when try to uninstall Google Chrome, here are the most common and hot issues that most of people would come across during the app removal:

Cannot get a complete removal (biggest problem)

In many times, removing Google Chrome is not a difficult task and people can remove it in the Trash smoothly, however, it often cannot help the user to uninstall Google Chrome completely on the computer, many of its files, bookmarks and other configurations still can be found and affect the use of other web browser, and even cause some problems to opening a link via the browser.

Don’t know how to uninstall Google Chrome

Some people (especially the ones who just begin to use Mac computer) may not know how and where to remove Google Chrome, and even not sure whether it can be removed on the computer.

Google Chrome cannot be remove manually

In some cases, people just try to remove Google Chrome in the Trash as remove other apps in the post, but the removing action does not work at this time and no thing changed when dragging Google Chrome to the Trash

Get a right way to remove it well

If you have tried many times to uninstall Google Chrome but still cannot remove it effectively on the computer, check this specific guides about Google Chrome removal, you will get an effectively and be able to get rid of it on your computer.


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Google announced to acquire cloud startup Orbitera to strengthen its cloud computing service, reportedTechCrunch. It meant that Google further compete with Amazon, Microsoft and Salesforce for more market share in cloud industry.

Google and Orbitera both refused to reveal the acquired price, however, the confirmed source indicated the transaction is about $100 million.

Orbitera obtains 60,000 enterprise clients for its cloud computing platform, including Adobe, Oracle and Metalogix.

Google statement claimed:” this acquisition will strengthen the support of cloud computing platform for manufacturers and offer more options and higher flexibility to clients.”

This acquisition also concerns with talent recruitment. Google invited Marcin Kurc who once worked in Amazon cloud infrastructure department to join its family. Kurc works as CEO of Orbitera now. He claimed there will be not many changes of business when the acquisition finishes. Its core business focus on cloud platform packaging and configuration, optimization software concerning cloud billing and profit, cloud market platform, cloud testing and lead management.

It is not easy for Google to make great achievement in cloud field under the competition of AWS, Azure, Salesforce.

According to the statistics of Synergy Research Group, AWS accounted for 31% of worldwide cloud infrastructure market by Q4 2015, Azure accounted for 9%, IBM cloud computing was 7% and Google cloud and Salesforce only received about 4%.

Speaking of its market share growth, Microsoft Azure grows fastest, increased by 124% yoy, while Google cloud increased by 108% yoy. AWS takes a leading position in cloud infrastructure service and keeps a growth rate of 63%.

Google has much room to catch up with its rivals. Varun Sakalkar reported that Google will build two data center sites in Oregon and Japan this year. Amazon has 12 data centers around the world so far, and it will build other five data centers this year.

Gartner predicted about $17.5 million be put in worldwide could infrastructure market this year. It drives more and more companies to invest on this field.


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Microsoft announced on Tuesday that Microsoft Wallet users could make payment via NFC feature at stores.

Microsoft claimed the NFC feature will be introduced to Lumia 950, Lumia 950 XL and Lumia 650. This service is supported by over one million retail stores. The Microsoft Wallet is provided by Windows Insider Program. Besides the NFC feature, it could be used as deposit and membership card in order that the users could scan these cards and check on the cellphone.

Microsoft has not made great achievement in mobile payment field yet. Microsoft Wallet becomes a touch-less payment mode for enterprises so that users could make payment at the stores. Apple Pay was released in the second half of 2014 while Sample Pay was introduced by the end of 2015. The latter will be introduced to Spain, Singapore and Australia soon.

James Wester said digital Wallet becomes one of the necessary functions that consumers wish to have like camera, music player and GPS.

Juniper Research predicted that the mobile payment and wearable touch-less payment revenue will reach $95 billion in 2018.

Jordan Mckee, for whom works in 451 Research, claimed the mobile payment functions help to increase consumers’ loyalty. To Microsoft, the mobile payment function could strengthen the attraction of developers to Windows platform.

451 Research suggested that this NFC function won’t help a lot to Microsoft’s WP share. It did an investigation concerning the smartphone user shares in March, of which 10% users took the mobile payment function into consideration when they bought a new one. Only 1% of users considered purchasing Microsoft smartphone which was 2% decline compared with last December’s data.

Richard Crone, whose CEO of Crone Consulting, indicated if Microsoft acquires LinkedIn successfully, it has chance to use the NFC function to explore mobile P2P and other services.


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