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Boxee for iPad Released Boxee for iPad Released

Boxee announced today that it has released its long-awaited iPad app. The app comes with the Boxee Media Manager, which allows it to stream videos from your PC to the iPad, as well as a “Watch Later” bookmarklet and firmware …

Lollapalooza Streaming Live on YouTube: Today’s Schedule Lollapalooza Streaming Live on YouTube: Today’s Schedule
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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, …

Yahoo Looks to Ease Video/Audio Embedding for Websites Yahoo Looks to Ease Video/Audio Embedding for Websites

Yahoo just announced the first beta version of its new Yahoo WebPlayer, an HTML/JavaScript video and audio player, which supports YouTube, Yahoo Video, MP3, and WMA formats. Publishers, bloggers and developers can add it to their site with a single …

Ask Taps YouTube API For Enhanced Video Results Ask Taps YouTube API For Enhanced Video Results

Online video continues to blow up, and a lot of startups are capitalizing on it. Ask says that as a Q&A site, it sees a larger percentage of “how to” questions around art, science, cooking and exercise that are “begging …

YouTube Gives Player HD Preview Images, YouTube Brand Reduction YouTube Gives Player HD Preview Images, YouTube Brand Reduction

YouTube has launched some adjustments to its video player for embedded videos: HD preview images and logoless options. Now, any new video uploaded to YouTube in a resolution of 480p or higher will have an HD preview image anywhere the …

YouTube Exceeds 2 Days of Video Uploaded Every Minute, 3 Billion Daily Views YouTube Exceeds 2 Days of Video Uploaded Every Minute, 3 Billion Daily Views

YouTube is celebrating its 6th birthday, and has announced that it has exceeded over 48 hours worth of video being uploaded every minute, which is a 100% increase year-over-year). Pretty amazing. “In just six years, YouTube has become a comprehensive …

Surprise! Apple Dominates Mobile Video Consumption Surprise! Apple Dominates Mobile Video Consumption
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As the migration to mobile devices continues unabated, various studies keep us abreast of the impact of such a migration. As to be expected, Apple is the leader of the pack in this field, thanks to the popularity of their …

Netflix Gets More MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central Shows Netflix Gets More MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central Shows
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Netflix is adding yet more content to its streaming offering. This time, the company’s existing partnership with Viacom and MTV Networks is getting an expansion that sees more episodes of popular television shows coming to Netflix’s on-demand service, effective immediately. …

Congress Debates Budget, Economy, Energy, Afghanistan, Education, Healthcare at YouTube Town Hall Congress Debates Budget, Economy, Energy, Afghanistan, Education, Healthcare at YouTube Town Hall

There is a new YouTube project called YouTube Town Hall, which has senators and representatives debating the hot issues. Google says the issues are the ones that are the most popular on Google News and Google search over the past …

Netflix, Miramax Deal Brings Oscar Winners and Cult Classics to Customers Netflix, Miramax Deal Brings Oscar Winners and Cult Classics to Customers

Netflix has announced a new multi-year deal with Miramax to bolster its ever-expanding catalog of available-for-streaming movie titles. That means users will get access to some classics from Kevin Smith, Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino, among others. Films include (but …

YouTube Adding 3,000 Movie Titles, Increasing Investment in Partner Content YouTube Adding 3,000 Movie Titles, Increasing Investment in Partner Content
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YouTube announced today that it is adding about 3,000 new movie titles for rent in the U.S. as well as some new original content from partners as part of the “future of video”. The movie titles, the company says, will …

Don’t Expect a Lot of eHow Content to Be Removed from YouTube Don’t Expect a Lot of eHow Content to Be Removed from YouTube
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Demand Media shared with WebProNews, some further insights into its content strategy on the video side of things. In light of the recent discussions surrounding Google’s Panda update, and its impacts on YouTube and Demand Media, we thought it would …

Should Vimeo Reinstate This Animal Cruelty Investigation Video? Should Vimeo Reinstate This Animal Cruelty Investigation Video?
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Mercy for Animals has written a letter to Vimeo trying to get an investigative video exposing animal cruelty at the E6 Cattle Co. reinstated on the site after it was pulled as a violation of Vimeo’s terms of service. If …

My Morning Jacket Circuital Release Date Comes With Live YouTube Performance 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 …

YouTube On Video Ban: Sometimes We Make the Wrong Call, Vimeo: It Violates Our Terms YouTube On Video Ban: Sometimes We Make the Wrong Call, Vimeo: It Violates Our Terms
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Last friday, we reported that YouTube had banned a video from the group Mercy for Animals, which featured hidden camera footage of workers for the E6 Cattle company, mistreating calves. The video was indeed quite brutal and disturbing. Mercy for …

Should YouTube Have Banned This Animal Cruelty Investigation Video? [Updated] Should YouTube Have Banned This Animal Cruelty Investigation Video? [Updated]
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Update 3: A spokesperson for Mercy for Animals tells us, “Nathan [Runkle - Executive Director] says that it appears that YouTube is once again hosting the video, while it appears Vimeo has removed it. They will be communicating with Vimeo, …

Video Chat Between iOS and Android, Courtesy of Qik and Skype Video Chat Between iOS and Android, Courtesy of Qik and Skype
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Qik, the mobile video company that Skype recently acquired, has launched a new version of its Android app and an update for its iPhone app, which allow people with Android devices and iOS devices to video chat with one another. …

Beasties Boys Go Viral Beasties Boys Go Viral

We all know the Internet has fundamentally changed the way people are marketed to. Whether it’s a barrage of promotional tweets, online coupons, Facebook product pages, or the J.J. Abrams method of promoting a movie, without the Internet being such …

30% of All YouTube Videos Make Up 99% of Views 30% of All YouTube Videos Make Up 99% of Views
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YouTube announced today that it is transcoding all new videos into the WebM format, as well as other supported formats, which include MPEG4, 3GPP, MOV, AVI, MPEGPS, WMV, and FLV. In the announcement, they say they are working to transcode …

Royal Wedding to Be Broadcast Live on YouTube Royal Wedding to Be Broadcast Live on YouTube
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The royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton will be streamed live on YouTube. Of course. Obviously Google is excited about it. The comapny is in the midst of turning YouTube into not only the biggest web video destination, …

Coachella 2011 Streaming Live on YouTube Coachella 2011 Streaming Live on YouTube
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Coachella 2011 starts on Friday, and there are a lot of good musical acts there, but luckily for those of us who don’t get to attend, we can still watch it online. The popular music and arts festival is streaming …