Despite spoddy techsters Nielson and ComScore calculating much lower figures, Google has ‘fessed up that their YouTube service is the most popular its ever been, streaming an incredible one billion videos a day worldwide.
This is one of the coolest things we’ve seen in a long time.
A small group of researcher at Microsoft’s UK Cambridge lab, including Stuart Taylor, have used the multi-touch Surface to bring an interface to VJing allowing anyone to get involved with the process.
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.
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.
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, MBL.com is the Web’s most successful subscription service, so well worth taking note of.
YouTube has quietly begun to offer downloadable versions of videos hosted on its site.
It’s off to a rather limited start, with the selection appearing to be currently limited to videos of president elect President Barack Obama.
Americans are starting to feel the love for watching videos online in a big way, with YouTube proving by far and away the most popular video site.
According to market researchers ComScore, American web surfers watched 12.7 billion online videos through November, a hefty leap of 34 percent against the viewing figures a year ago.
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 unique visitors to their NBCOlympics.com site.
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 currently.