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Periscope Gets Big Improvement With Web Profiles

Periscope Gets Big Improvement With Web Profiles

Periscope, Twitter’s live-streaming video service, announced the launch of new web profiles enabling people to go to periscope.tv/username to see all recent broadcasts from that user. This should be a huge part of making Periscope more accessible to people and making it easier to find streams you really want to watch. It should also help those wanting to promote streams, …

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Infographic Compares Meerkat & Periscope For Business

Infographic Compares Meerkat & Periscope For Business

Meerkat and Periscope both quickly made names for themselves with their live streaming apps launched earlier this year. A lot of businesses have been testing the waters and trying to figure out which if either (or both) are best for them. What are the differences? Is one better for something than the other? Which one should you use? Consider all …

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YouTube Live Streams Get 60fps Video, HTML5 Playback

A couple months ago, reports emerged saying YouTube was going after Twitch, in that it wanted to make YouTube Live a premier destination for video game streaming. When asked for comment, YouTube famously sent out a GIF of a girl shrugging, as if to say who? us? I dunnooooo? Also as if to say we now respond to press inquiries …

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Should Your Business Use Meerkat or Periscope?

Much has been made about the battle between new social live-streaming services Meerkat and Periscope, the latter of which is owned by Twitter. Meerkat gained a lot of early buzz at SXSW before Periscope launched, but Twitter quickly launched Periscope, which it had acquired earlier, once that buzz started to gain ground. Have you tried either Meerkat or Periscope? Do …

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Here’s What To Do And What Not To Do With Twitter’s Periscope App

Earlier this month, it was revealed that Twitter bought Periscope, a startup making a live streaming video app that had yet to launch. Now, Twitter has officially launched the app, which is a direct competitor to another new app that has quickly gained some traction – Meerkat. For now, Periscope is only available for iOS, and is currently available in …

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Apple Will Try To Stream Its iPad Event

As previously reported, Apple will hold its next big media event on October 16th. It sent out invitations earlier this week without much in the way of detail other than “It’s been way too long,” and it will be held at the Apple campus in Cupertino on that date. Expected announcements include new iPads and iMacs as well as the …

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WWDC: Here’s How to Watch Apple’s Event Live

Apple, who is rather inconsistent with their live streams, has decided to let the world in on their Worldwide Developer’s Conference keynote today. You can stream it live on Apple’s event site–if you have the right Apple device. In order to stream the WWDC keynote via Apple’s official site, you’ll need Safari 4 or later on OS X v10.6 or …

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Apple’s WWDC Keynote Will Be Live Streamed Next Week

Apple has just announced that its annual Worldwide Developers Conference will be available to stream online this year (or at least the keynote address). Apple has a history of streaming some major events and leaving us in the dark of others, so this is good news for those who want to see what Apple has in store for the next …

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YouTube Opens Up Live Streaming to All Channels in Good Standing

As long as you verify your YouTube account and it’s in good standing, you will soon be able to live stream video all across the globe. YouTube has just announced that they are opening up live streaming to all channels. Back in May, the company opened up live streaming to all channels with 1000+ subscribers, but now even the little …

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50 Cent Invests In Hang W/ Live Streaming App

MEDL Mobile, makers of the live streaming app Hang W/ announced today that Curtis Jackson, otherwise known as 50 Cent, has invested an unspecified amount of money in Hang W/, and has agreed to use it as his exclusive live streaming video platform. He’s been using the app for a while, as have other celebrities including Timbaland, ChiefKeef, Terrell Owens, …

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PS4, Xbox One Will Continuously Record Your Gameplay

People love watching other people play games. It started out by going to a friend’s house to watch them play the latest release, but has now expanded to a worldwide audience with the advent of YouTube, Twitch and other video services. This has been largely helped along by video capture equipment, but the next generation of consoles will have video …

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Hang W/ Live Streaming App Hits Android

MEDL Mobile, makers of the Hang W/ app that garnered 100,000 users in its first six weeks on iOS earlier this year, announced that the app is now available for Android. A spokesperson for the company describes the app as “like a live video Twitter” that allows users to broadcast 3 minute live videos. “Celebs are also jumping on it …

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YouTube Live Streaming Expands to All Channels with 1000+ Subscribers

Back in April of 2011, YouTube launched YouTube Live, which offered live streaming capabilities to a select number of partners. Today, they’re announcing a massive expansion of the program which will allow tons of new channels to live stream content as they wish. Starting today, all YouTube channels in good standing (you know, following the YouTube Community Guidelines) with over …

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Video Sharing Can Help Developers Build A Community

Back in March, YouTube announced that it was developing a live streaming API for game developers. The API, when integrated into games, would allow players to live stream their game straight to YouTube from game consoles. The API has already been incredibly successful in its first run on Call of Duty: Black Ops II and now more developers have come …

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YouTube for iOS Finally Gets Live Streaming

YouTube has just released version 1.3 of their iOS app, and it finally brings live streaming to the mix. Along with live streaming users can now enjoy their “My Subscriptions” feed on the Guide, which gives them access to the latest videos from all of the channels they follow. Back in February, YouTube updated its iOS app, adding the “Send …

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GDC 2013: Live Streaming API Coming To Games Courtesy Of YouTube

Gamers love watching other people play games. It’s the only way to explain of popularity of Let’s Plays and live streams on YouTube, Twitch.tv and other sites. The only problem is that those who do live streams must have video capture equipment or software thus preventing a number of players from broadcasting their exploits. At GDC 2013, YouTube announced its …

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ABC Reportedly Working on a Live Streaming App

ABC is reportedly working on a live streaming app that will be the first of its kind from any of the major U.S. broadcasters. According to the New York Times, the new app is currently in development. It would allow users to live stream ABC programming – daytime, primetime, and more – to their mobile devices and tablets. All users …

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ABC News 24 Will Stream Broadcasts Live On YouTube

Google announced that Australian television news program ABC News 24 wil is now streaming its broadcasts live on YouTube, which is a first for news and TV broadcasting in Australia. Users will not only ge able to watch the broadcast live from YouTube, but they will be able to embed the live broadcasts within their Facebook or Twitter accounts. “As …

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Werner Herzog Is Directing a Killers Concert, and You Can Watch it Live

Werner Herzog is the lastest director to helm a concert in YouTube, VEVO, and American Express’ UNSTAGED concert series. Today, he’ll be directing the broadcast of The Killers’ concert in NYC, set to kick off at 7 pm ET. And you can watch it live on The Killers’ VEVO channel on YouTube. The UNSTAGED concert series kicked off in 2010, …

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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 announced on the Color blog, where Bill Nguyen, CEO of Color Labs, explained how the deal came about. It started …

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Whitney Houston Funeral: Where To Watch It

It’s hard to believe it’s already been a week since Whitney Houston was found dead, but it has, and today is her funeral, which is being streamed live online by the AP. Unfortunately, they haven’t made the player embeddable, but we will be providing live updates from the Twitterverse throughout the ceremony. If you wish to actually watch the service, …

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BitTorrent Testing Peer-To-Peer Video Streaming

BitTorrent changed the way we shared information. Now they’re changing the way we stream information. BitTorrent in association with Dean Guitars will be live streaming NAMM Jam this Friday night from 6:45 p.m. to midnight. The live stream will be using BitTorrent’s new protocol that allows the duties of sharing the stream data among all those watching, just like the …

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Ustream Videos Had Over 2 Billion Views In 2011 [Infographic]

Online streaming video solution Ustream has put out an infographic showcasing some stats on usage of its service, including 2 billion views for 2011. Others of note: 51 million viewers per month globally, and 49 million hours of video viewed per month.

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How to Effectively Live Stream Video

In the online video world, the hottest new trend is live streaming. It’s a fascinating concept, but one that not a lot of people and companies have mastered. Brian Gramo, the founder of theStream.tv, however, is one of the exceptions. He began streaming several years ago out of his bedroom back before Justin.tv, Stickam, and other streaming networks were around.

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Lollapalooza Streaming Live on YouTube: Today’s Schedule

As previously reported, YouTube streaming concerts from Lollapalooza all weekend, highlighting how YouTube has become just as good of a vehicle for live, high profile entertainment as it has for silly user generated cat videos. The streaming actually started yesterday, with bands like: Coldplay, The Kills, Bright Eyes, Mountain Goats, Two Door Cinema Club, White Lies, and others. Today’s schedule …

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WATCH: Facebook’s “Awesome” Announcement LIVE

Today Facebook will make an “awesome” announcement at 10 a.m. PST (1 p.m. EST). It’s rumored to be a more in depth partnership with Skype, which will integrate video chat directly into Facebook. We first heard rumblings of a Skype-powered video chat last year, but nothing ever came to fruition. But, with the release of Google+, and Hangouts (video chat …

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My Morning Jacket Circuital Release Date Comes With Live YouTube Performance

Vevo, along with partners YouTube and American Express, have announced a live concert experience around an upcoming performance from the band My Morning Jacket, to be directed by Todd Haynes. The show takes place on May 31 in our (and MMJ’s) home state of Kentucky, and the project, titled My Morning Jacket UNSTAGED, will be streamed live on YouTube, as …

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Watch: The Today Show Streams Live Web-Only Show

The Today Show is simultaneously broadcasting its regular show and an online version, which includes web-only content created specifically for online viewers. While they say it airs exclusively at Today.com, they did make the embed code available, so here it is: Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy “After two years of research and development, …

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YouTube Tests New Live Streaming Platform

On Sunday, YouTube began a two-day trial of its new live streaming platform, which continues today.

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Justin.tv Broadcasting Comes to Android

Justin.tv has a new Android app for broadcasting live video. This competes with services like UStream and Qik. Unfortunately, it doesn’t let you simply watch Justin.tv content like the iPhone app does. Perhaps that will come later. This is the first Android app Justin.tv has offered.

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