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Nov 13, 2012

Marketplace Tech Report for Tuesday, November 13, 2012

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It's got to be like a bath of endorphins: A $5 or $10 million check to get your big idea for a YouTube channel off the ground. Google sent out a hundred million dollars of these check in January. But imagine the stress hormones when word comes that people aren't watching enough and the money is getting cut off? Advertising Age is now reporting that more than half the channels are about to get dropped.

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YouTube to pull back funding, and skin healing plastic

Nov 13, 2012
YouTube may slash funding to over half of its new channels and a plastic that repairs itself like skin heals itself, but faster.

It’s got to be like a bath of endorphins: A $5 or $10 million check to get your big idea for a YouTube channel off the ground. Google sent out a hundred million dollars of these check in January. But imagine the stress hormones when word comes that people aren’t watching enough and the money is getting cut off? Advertising Age is now reporting that more than half the channels are about to get dropped.

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