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Netflix Launches Super HD And 3D Streaming Netflix Launches Super HD And 3D Streaming

Netflix announced the launch of Super HD and 3D streaming options today, with availability only through ISPs who are partners with Netflix’s Open Connect content delivery network, launched last year. Among these partners are Cablevision, Virgin Media, British Telecom, Telmex, …

Google Announces New Google TV Partners, Devices To Be Shown At CES Google Announces New Google TV Partners, Devices To Be Shown At CES
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Google announced today that it has some new Google TV partners and that new devices and more updates from existing partners will be revealed at CES next week. More content will also be revealed. “Asus, Hisense, TCL and others will …

Arrested Development Just May Have A Netflix Release Date Arrested Development Just May Have A Netflix Release Date

It’s still hard for some of us to believe that it’s actually happening. Arrested Development is coming back. Within months, we’ll be sitting around watching the Bluth family take on new adventures. For now, we’re just hoping they haven’t missed …

Netflix Outage Sparks Commitment To Improvement By Company Netflix Outage Sparks Commitment To Improvement By Company
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On Christmas Eve, Netflix experienced a widespread outage of its streaming services due to issues with Amazon Web Services. If you tried using Netflix that day, you may have noticed, though not everyone was affected (trust me, I did plenty …

DirecTV Gets Starz Play And Encore Play DirecTV Gets Starz Play And Encore Play

In October, Starz announced its Starz Play and Encore Play online services, which would provide online streaming access to movies and shows to paying subscribes off the premium channels. Today, Starz announced that it has launched the services for DirecTV …

ABC News 24 Will Stream Broadcasts Live On YouTube 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 …

It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia Finally Comes To Netflix It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia Finally Comes To Netflix
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Netflix announced over the weekend that hit FX comedy show It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia is now available for streaming in the U.S. Members can now enjoy seasons 1-7 anytime they wish. Netflix content acquisition director Allie Goss writes ont …

YouTube Guide Is Coming To All Devices, Site Gets Update YouTube Guide Is Coming To All Devices, Site Gets Update
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YouTube announced today that it is updating the look of the site, but perhaps more importantly, it’s putting the guide feature on all devices. A spokesperson for the company tells us this is all rolling out in the next few …

Redbox Instant Release Date And Pricing May Have Been Leaked Redbox Instant Release Date And Pricing May Have Been Leaked

Redbox Instant should be launching soon. Reports back in the summer had it pegged to launch late this year. Now, here we are heading into December, and nothing yet (other than the closed beta, of course). GigaOm’s Janko Roettgers stumbled …

YouTube Comes To Nintendo Wii YouTube Comes To Nintendo Wii

YouTube just announced that it has launched a new app for the Nintendo Wii, available in the Wii Shop Channel in the U.S. (with more countries on the way in the coming months). Users will be able to sign in …

Hulu And CBS Enter Partnership To Bring CBS Shows To Hulu Plus Hulu And CBS Enter Partnership To Bring CBS Shows To Hulu Plus

Hulu announced today that it has entered into a multi-year licensing agreement with CBS, which will see the network’s library of TV programming become available on Hulu Plus in January. Users will gain access to over 2,600 episodes of shows …

YouTube Calling on Citizen Journalists to Document Their Vote YouTube Calling on Citizen Journalists to Document Their Vote

During the 2012 campaign season, Youtube has been involved in providing people access to the videos that they need to be better-informed voters. They streamed both political conventions in their entirety, as well as all four Presidential and Vice Presidential …

The Electorate Isn’t Completely Uninformed, and We Can Give Some Credit to Facebook The Electorate Isn’t Completely Uninformed, and We Can Give Some Credit to Facebook

The pessimist inside every participating member of a democracy thinks that the electorate is full of completely uniformed voters who will pick candidates based on their tie color, much like a disinterested sports follower will pick March Madness teams based …

YouTube Adds Some Tweaks To The Publishing Interface YouTube Adds Some Tweaks To The Publishing Interface
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YouTube has launched three new publishing features for content creators, including public videos that don’t notify subscribers, custom thumbnails while the video uploads, and a new tags editor. “Have you ever wanted to upload a ‘behind the scenes’ video to …

Baidu Acquires Majority Stake In Chinese Video Property iQiyi Baidu Acquires Majority Stake In Chinese Video Property iQiyi

In a move that should seal its spot as the Google of China, Baidu announced that it has acquired a stake in online video platform iQiyi from Providence Equity Partners though the property is closer to a Hulu than to …

September Online Video Rankings Show YouTube Still Leading September Online Video Rankings Show YouTube Still Leading
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ComScore, a leading online media metrics company, today released its online video rankings for September 2012. Unsurprisingly, Google leads the internet in both unique viewers and video ads. According to the new rankings, Google websites, led by YouTube had over …

Google Changes How YouTube Ranks Search Results Google Changes How YouTube Ranks Search Results
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YouTube, often touted as the second largest search engine, just made a change to how it ranks content. The company announced in a blog post that it has just started adjusting the ranking of videos in YouTube search to “reward …

YouTube Has New Analytics Features YouTube Has New Analytics Features

YouTube is talking about some new analytics features it has rolled out recently, including “time watched” and “annotation” reporting. The “Views” report has been enhanced to show more time watched data .”Estimated minutes watched” can be seen from the Views …

Starz Announces Starz Play And Encore Play Online Services Starz Announces Starz Play And Encore Play Online Services
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Starz Entertainment announced the launch of Starz Play and Encore Play, new online services for the premium movie (and original content) channels. The announcement comes with a partnership from Cox Communications, which will be the first provider to offer the …

YouTube Adds To Its Original Programming YouTube Adds To Its Original Programming

YouTube has launched a bunch more of its original channels, extending to content from France, Germany, the UK, and more from the US. YouTube first announced the set of original channels about a year ago, starting with about 100 of …

AOL Gets Into The YouTube Game, Launches 22 Channels AOL Gets Into The YouTube Game, Launches 22 Channels
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AOL announced today that it will be offering its entire original video content library on YouTube, where it will be distributed, as well as monetized. The company says this includes nearly 20,000 videos from brands like The Huffington Post, TechCrunch …