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Google+ Gets Search & New Hangouts Features, Invitations No Longer Required Google+ Gets Search & New Hangouts Features, Invitations No Longer Required
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Just as we were discussing how dead or not dead Google+ is, Google has gone and announced new features and opened the service up so you no longer need an invitation. Among the new features is a search feature, which …

Netflix DVD Service Becomes Qwikster Netflix DVD Service Becomes Qwikster
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As you may know, Netflix recently announced that its DVD-by-mail and streaming services, once available to customers together as one package, would become two separate services, and customers would have to pay more if they wanted to keep both. This …

Edit YouTube Videos Without Re-Uploading Them Edit YouTube Videos Without Re-Uploading Them
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YouTube announced the launch of a new edit button, which lets you improve video quality and add effects. Users can now edit videos without having to re-upload them. Now, you can edit uploaded videos from YouTube itself, and maintain the …

Yahoo MLB Full Count Shows Live Video For Key Plays in Every MLB Game Yahoo MLB Full Count Shows Live Video For Key Plays in Every MLB Game
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Yahoo and MLB.com have launched “MLB.com Full Count,” a new online video offering produced and powered by MLB.com in partnership with Yahoo Sports. “MLB.com Full Count lets fans follow live Major League Baseball action throughout the remainder of the regular …

Google+ Hangouts  Improve for Sign Language Google+ Hangouts Improve for Sign Language

Google has made some improvements to Hangouts, specifically around sign language. Google engineering director Chee Chew said in a Google+ post that Google has been “aggressively improving video quality and stability.” “It’s still a huge challenge to transmit 10 video …

42% of Workers Streaming Video in the Bathroom 42% of Workers Streaming Video in the Bathroom

Are you one of the 64% of people who watch online video while at work? If you are, it’s more likely that you are a man and according to figures, you are most likely watching news clips. That’s the basic …

Netflix Price Increase – Today is the Day Netflix Price Increase – Today is the Day
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On July 12, Netflix dropped the bombshell that it would be raising prices for those with the DVD+streaming plans by 60%. That would go right into effect for new customers, but for existing customers it would go into effect on …

What Happens When Hulu Gets Acquired? What Happens When Hulu Gets Acquired?

Rumors about a potential Hulu acquisition have been running rampant. According to reports, Amazon, Dish, Google and Yahoo have bid or are close to bidding, and DirecTV is also reportedly considering submitting a bid. Valuations have ranged from $500 million …

Taylor Swift Will Answer Your Questions on YouTube Taylor Swift Will Answer Your Questions on YouTube
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YouTube has come a long way from its earlier days of being a good place to watch funny cat videos and bootleg video of concerts and old music videos. Sure, you can still watch all of that stuff on YouTube, …

YouTube Gets Google+ Hangouts Feature YouTube Gets Google+ Hangouts Feature
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Google has added a feature to YouTube that lets users start a Google+ Hangout from any video page. You could already watch YouTube videos in hangouts, but this is probably a better way, because it may inspire you to share …

Maximizing the Benefits of Online Video Through SEO Maximizing the Benefits of Online Video Through SEO
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For publishers, incorporating video into your website can help build visibility, engage audiences and increase page views. For marketers, video drives brand awareness and, when done correctly, it creates a unique opportunity to tell a product’s story. With YouTube as …

Amazon Instant Video Up to Over 100,000 Titles Amazon Instant Video Up to Over 100,000 Titles

Amazon announced that it now offers over 100,000 movies and TV shows through its Amazon Instant Video service. That includes new releases, and these titles can be either purchased or rented. These titles start at $3.99 a piece, and can …

Farm Aid Streaming Live Online Thanks to Brightcove Farm Aid Streaming Live Online Thanks to Brightcove

Brightcove announced that it’s providing live streaming for Farm Aid today. Headliners of the show include regulars Dave Matthews, Neil Young, John Mellencamp and Willie Nelson. “Farm Aid joins a fast-growing list of organizations taking advantage of Brightcove’s live streaming …

Create and Maximize Videos for Improved SEO Create and Maximize Videos for Improved SEO
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If you’re like many website managers, you’ve been dealt a hefty blow by Google recently, with its various algorithm updates that have taken place over the past few months. The purpose of Google’s updates, known as “Panda” or “Farmer,” was …

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 …