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YouTube offers bonuses to top stars to beat rivals

YouTube Tablet

Google 's YouTube is in "fire drill" mode, according to a person close to the video service, The Wall Street Journal reported. YouTube is offering bonuses to some of the top video-makers to sign multiyear deals in which they agree to post content exclusively on YouTube for a time before putting it on a rival service.



Angela Merkel Speaks

Merkel chides Facebook CEO over hate posts: Report

German Chancellor Angela Merkel was overheard confronting Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg over incendiary posts on the social network, Bloomberg reported on Sunday, amid complaints from her government about anti-immigrant posts in the midst of Europe's refugee crisis.