Archive for the 'Video Services' Category

YouTube Streaming One Billion Videos A Day

Google fess up to thumping big viewing figures.

Vplay: VJ on Microsoft Surface: Brilliant (video)

The VPlay really is a fantastic example of what can be achieved by someone who know his stuff.

Google Video: Turn Out The Lights: New Feature

Looking at videos on YouTube recently we noticed a light bulb sitting on the top right of the video playing back. As it was the first time we’d used it, we felt duty bound to give it a try.

Channel 4 Say Sorry To Mac Users (video)

UK Channel 4 has finally sorted out their video catch-up service. Channel 4 previously only offered 4oD which only ran on PCs running Windows, because it uses Microsoft’s DRM.

MBL Returns To Flash, Dumping Microsoft Silverlight. Why?

Looks like Microsoft has hit a speed bump in trying to get Silverlight adopted by broadcasters. Some reasons for the Major League Baseball stopping using Silverlight might be coming to light. With 500,000 subscribers, is the Web’s most successful subscription service, so well worth taking note of.

YouTube Offers First Video Downloads

Video sharing giant quietly offers limited download option.

US Online Video Viewing Soars By Over A Third

YouTube emerge as the dons of online video viewing with a hefty market share

Tudou launches HD service

Tudou, the Shangahi-based video sharing site that is reported to stream over 15 billion minutes of video every day — thrashing YouTube’s 3 Bn — has just launched an HD service.

NBC Olympic Online Figures Are Huge

When I was in Beijing last year there was a lot of talk of the current Olympic being the first ‘Broadband Olympics.’ It appear that for one US broadcaster, NBC, it’s becoming true. The number of people accessing their Olympic coverage are highly impressive. After a week of the Games, NBC have had 25 million [...]

YouTube NOT Doing Live Video

A couple of months back one of the founders of YouTube, Steve Chen, somewhat excitedly announced on video with pretty blogger, Sarah Meyers, that YouTube would be offering a Live version. There was considerable amount of excitement around this, and a fair amount of terror in the companies that are in the live video space [...]