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The untold story of Google’s $1.65 billion acquisition of YouTube, from those who lived it (GOOG, GOOGL)

The untold story of Google’s $1.65 billion acquisition of YouTube, from those who lived it (GOOG, GOOGL)

From left: YouTube founders Steve Chen, Chad Hurley, and Jawed Karim; Google cofounder Larry Page, former Google CEO Eric Schmidt, and Google cofounder Sergey Brin. Noah Berger/AP Photo; YouTube; Paul Sakuma/AP Photo; Samantha Lee/Business Insider This story is available exclusively on Business Insider Prime. Join BI Prime and start reading now. YouTube’s sale to Google…

The Bright Side Story in Europe Is Greece

Opinion|Greece Is the Good News Story in EuropeGreek resilience through crisis demonstrates that reports of democracy’s demise are exaggerated.Jul 8, 2019ImageKyriakos Mitsotakis at a rally in Athens on Thursday.CreditCreditAndrew Testa for The New York TimesATHENS — If you’re looking for an optimistic story in Europe, try Greece. Yes, you read that right. Having lost a…

The Story of Cult Music Icon Daniel Johnston’s Lost Album

Daniel Johnston. Photo: Gary Miller/FilmMagic/Getty Images In October 2017, Brian Beattie, an excitable Austin music producer who has worked with Bill Callahan, Okkervil River, and the Dead Milkmen, set off in his beige 2005 Toyota Sienna minivan, dubbed the Golden Rocket, on a mission to break an old pal free from the shackles of creative…