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YouTube Launches Playbook Guides YouTube Launches Playbook Guides

YouTube announced the launch of Playbook Guides today. These are described as a set of resources for content creators, and are available for the Sports, Music, Education, Media Companies, and Nonprofits categories. “The Creator Playbook is a great resource to …

YouTube Shutdown Prank: All This Time It’s Just Been One Big Contest YouTube Shutdown Prank: All This Time It’s Just Been One Big Contest
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Who knew that all this time YouTube has just been one giant contest to showcase the best video on the Internet? For April Fools’, YouTube announced that contest submissions will be selected at midnight (Eastern), and all YouTube videos will …

Watch Bonnaroo And Outside Lands Live Online At Ustream

Ustream announced today that it will provide exclusive live video streaming for Bonnaroo and the Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival. This is the result of a partnership with Superfly Presents, Bulldog DM and Springboard Productions. While we’ve certainly seen …

Amazon Announces Original Comedy Series ‘Betas’ Amazon Announces Original Comedy Series ‘Betas’

Amazon Studios announced that it has greenlit a new original comedy series called Betas for Amazon Prime Instant Video. The company describes the show: Set in the land of Silicon Valley start-ups where the right algorithm can make you king, …

Yahoo, CNBC Launch ‘Big Data Download’ Web Show Yahoo, CNBC Launch ‘Big Data Download’ Web Show

Yahoo and CNBC announced the launch of Big Data Download today. This is a new twice daily online program hosted by CNBC’s Courtney Reagan, and regularly featuring Yahoo Finance’s editor-in-chief Aaron Task, senior columnist Michael Santoli and co-host of “The …

Mad Men Season 5 Now Streaming On Netflix
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If you’re a fan of AMC’s hit television series Mad Men (or Jon Hamm’s penis), you will be happy to know that season 5 is now streaming on Netflix. Here’s Netflix’s description of the season: Brilliant, hard-drinking advertising exec Don …

Exclusive Video Is Coming To Spotify [Report] Exclusive Video Is Coming To Spotify [Report]

Spotify has become to the go-to source of music entertainment for many people on the Internet, and soon, users may also be watching shows with the service. Business Insider cites “two sources briefed on the company’s plans” as saying the …

YouTube Co-Founder Cooking Up New Video Site YouTube Co-Founder Cooking Up New Video Site

YouTube, the leader in online video, is not without its fair share of serious competition coming from the likes of Vimeo, Hulu, and more. Now, it appears that its latest rival may come from someone who was once very close …

YouTube For iOS Gets “Send To TV” Feature YouTube For iOS Gets “Send To TV” Feature

YouTube just pushed an update to its iOS app adding the “send to TV” feature, which lets users pair their mobile phones with connected TVs. The feature was launched on Android in November, and at CES, the company announced it …

Google Drive Android App Gets Video Streaming Google Drive Android App Gets Video Streaming

Google has launched an update to the Google Drive app for Android. The biggest new feature is support for streaming video files. You must be using Honeycomb or greater to access the feature, but the ability to stream video files …

Google Adds New Measurement Features To AdWords For Video Google Adds New Measurement Features To AdWords For Video

Google announced the launch of several new measurement features for AdWords for Video designed to bring some consistency among video ad reporting and other forms of media. One of the features is Reach & Frequency reporting. AdWords For Video will …

Amazon Launches Elastic Transcoder In Beta Amazon Launches Elastic Transcoder In Beta

Amazon announced the launch of Amazon Elastic Transcoder for Amazon Web Services for transcoding video files between different digital media formats. You can use the service, which Amazon says is highly scalable, to convert video files from their source format …

Twitter Launches Six-Second Video App Vine for iPhone Twitter Launches Six-Second Video App Vine for iPhone

As previously reported, Twitter CEO Dick Costolo previewed what an upcoming Twitter video-sharing experience would look like when he tweeted, using Vine, which the company acquired last year. Today, the company officially launched the offering in the form of a …

Twitter CEO Previews Likely Coming Video Sharing Feature Twitter CEO Previews Likely Coming Video Sharing Feature

Last fall, Twitter acquired video creation and sharing company Vine for an undisclosed amount. Now, a day after Twitter announced the launch of enhanced Tweet embeds, which support videos, Twitter CEO has tweeted out a video using Vine (via TechCrunch). …

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

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
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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 …