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Here’s How Multimedia On Wikipedia Could Work In A Couple Years

The WIkimedia Foundation is thinking about some changes it can make to the way multimedia works on Wikipedia, and has shared its vision for some possibilities for the next couple of years. It looks like the experience will be getting much more social. “The Wikimedia Foundation’s Multimedia team was formed to provide a richer experience and support more media contributions …

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Vine Follows Instagram Onto The Web, Introduces TV Mode

Vine, Twitter’s hit short video service, launched on the web today. You can now go to vine.co, and view your home feed, like, comment, and share videos. It’s essentially like the web version of Instagram launched last year. This makes for an easy way to view other people’s profiles from the desktop (or laptop). The web version of Vine also …

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YouTube To Reportedly Show Off 4K Video At CES

It looks like Google is doing its part to make 4K video available to the masses. The company will reportedly show off 4K on YouTube via its own ultra HD VP9 codec at the Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas next week. This is according to GigaOm’s Janko Roettgers, who reports that Google has “lined up a whole list of hardware …

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Time Warner’s Yule Log Is Back, But Has Some Chromecast Competition This Year

On Friday, we told you about Google’s YouTube Fireplace for Chromecast. It’s essentially an hour-long video of a fireplace burning with a dog sitting in a chair. Simple, but people seem to like it. Well, if you’re a Time Warner subscriber, you’ll have a cable alternative to Google’s fireplace with the Time Warner Yule Log. It’s been offered in the …

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Yahoo Acquires Ptch (How Many Acquisitions Can Yahoo Squeeze In This Year?)

Yahoo must be trying to see how many acquisitions it can squeeze in before the new year. The company has now added Ptch to its roster. Ptch, backed by DreamWorks Animation, was essentially an Instagram for video before Instagram had video. It launched in the summer of 2012, and the acquisition is probably good news for the company because I …

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Hang W/ Gets Major Update On iOS, Includes Livestreaming To Facebook

Hang W/ has launched a major update to its iOS app, which among other things, includes livestreaming directly to Facebook. The app makes use of the recently launched iOS 7 features, and therefore requires users to have the latest version of Apple’s operating system. Other additions to the app with version 2.0 include increased broadcasting times (with users being able …

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Amazon Makes A Pair Of New Exclusive Streaming Rights Deals

Amazon has announced two separate deals for exclusive streaming rights to content. It has added to its PBS relationship, adding exclusive subscription streaming for Mr. Selfridge, and is also entered an exclusive licensing agreement with film studio A24, which has produced films like Spring Breakers and The Bling Ring. Already in effect, Amazon Prime Instant Video is the only subscription …

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YouTube Gives Channels Free Advertising With Fan Finder

YouTube announced the launch of the new Fan Finder ad creation tool today aimed at helping video creators introduce their channels to new fans via TrueView video ads. Creators can create a video introducing their channel to prospective fans, and submit it YouTube’s Fan Finder, and they’ll make an ad out of it. Viewers will have the option to skip …

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Netflix Is Absolutely Dominating Data Traffic In North America [Report]

Data from a Sandvine report is making the rounds through the tech Blogosphere today, finding that together, Netflix and YouTube account for 50% of downstream traffic on fixed networks in North America, with Netflix dominating between the two. According to Sandvine, Netflix is the leading downstream application on the continent with 31.6% of the traffic. YouTube holds 18.6%. Netflix is …

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TakeLessons Shares Its Experience Using Google Helpouts

As previously reported, Google has now officially launched the Helpouts offering it has been teasing for the past few months. Helpouts are live video sessions that people and businesses can set up with users in need of learning about something new. It’s still in invite-only status for those looking to offer Helpouts, but the Helpouts site is live for you …

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Netflix 4K Ultra HD Test Videos Spotted

Netflix has added a handful of videos to its streaming catalog as part of a test for 4K Ultra HD video content, which it hopes to launch broadly next year. GigaOm’s Janko Roettgers spotted the test videos, and confirmed as much with the company. You can find the video list here. Titles include: El Fuente: 50 MP, El Fuente: 30 …

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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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