The streaming revolution is real, and Google and Netflix are capitalizing

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On Thursday, Google Inc. detailed booming growth in YouTube viewing: Viewing hours increased more than 60% year-over-year in the second quarter, with mobile viewing hours more than doubling. In terms of mobile, the length of the average viewing session has risen sharply as well, up 50% year-over-year to more than 40 minutes, Google said. – Jeremy C. Owens, MarketWatch