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PlayStation 4 Will Have Twitch Streaming Too PlayStation 4 Will Have Twitch Streaming Too

Back at this year’s E3, Microsoft announced that the Xbox One will come with Twitch streaming built into the console, while Sony announced Ustream streaming for its PlayStation 4. Though it was assumed that these were exclusive streaming deals, Sony …

TwitchTV to Offer Expensive Ad-Free Subscription TwitchTV to Offer Expensive Ad-Free Subscription

One of the most frustrating experiences while watching an eSports event online is dropping a stream and having to reload and sit through another commercial while the action continues. TwitchTV, the most popular video game streaming service, has heard customer …

Huffington Post and Ustream Strike an Exclusive Deal Huffington Post and Ustream Strike an Exclusive Deal

Today, Ustream Inc., and the Huffington Post struck an exclusive deal that gives Huffington Post access to live-streaming videos from the site’s citizen journalists. It’s a unique opportunity for both organizations. Ustream’s coverage can now be viewed by the Post’s …

Color Enables Live Audio – For Verizon Subscribers Color Enables Live Audio – For Verizon Subscribers

Color, the mobile broadcasting app startup, has announced a deal with Verizon Wireless to enable audio for live video broadcasts over their 4G network. The feature will not be enabled for subscribers of any other wireless provider. The deal was …

Justin.tv Steps Up Copyright Protection Efforts
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Justin.tv has just announced a new copyright protection process it is initiating. The site is working with Vobile to filter content on Justin.tv using their database of content.

Twitcam Takes Live Streaming Video to Twitter

LiveStream, which counts Gannett Co. as a shareholder and investor, has introduced what it is calling the first service to stream live video on Twitter. This would be called Twitcam.com.

YouTube Goes Live
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YouTube announced its first-ever live programming aimed at user-generated content, which will take place on Saturday, November, 22.  YouTube may not be the first to offer live video online, but the brand power behind it (not to mention the force of Google) might be enough to push the concept into the mainstream.