Russia fines Google $365 million over YouTube videos containing ‘prohibited’ content

Illustration by William Joel / The Verge Russia imposed a nearly $365 million fine (21.1 billion rubles) on Google for failing to delete YouTube videos that go against the country’s laws, as reported earlier by Reuters. In a translated press release, Russian communications regulator Roskomnadzor states that YouTube didn’t follow orders to remove “prohibited content,” […]

Desus and Mero are over

Photo by: Charles Sykes/Bravo/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images Duo Desus Nice and The Kid Mero, who established one of the top comedy brands of the decade with their podcast Bodega Boys and their eponymous show on Showtime, are well and truly done. Desus and Mero, otherwise known as Daniel Baker and Joel Martinez, respectively, […]