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Cenk Uygur on Online Video: Irreverent, Wild, and Fun Cenk Uygur on Online Video: Irreverent, Wild, and Fun
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More and more consumers are being pulled away from traditional television and are turning to online video for both news and entertainment. According to Cenk Uygur, the host of The Young Turks, this trend is largely because online video is “more irreverent, a little wilder, and little bit more fun.”

Adobe Flash For Mobile, 750 Jobs To Go By the Wayside Adobe Flash For Mobile, 750 Jobs To Go By the Wayside

Adobe dropped the bomb that it is basically giving up on mobile Flash development, while increasing its investments in HTML5. You may recall the big back and fourth between Adobe and Apple over Flash last year. Remember the famous letter …

Online Video Is More Than The “Big DVR In The Sky” Online Video Is More Than The “Big DVR In The Sky”

The future of online video is bright. A bit of an obvious statement there, but it’s the truth. But, for most it’s not being utilized to it’s full potential. For most, online video is just the “big DVR in the …

Tips And Apps For Quality iPhone Video Content Tips And Apps For Quality iPhone Video Content
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Creating quality content when blogging is perhaps the key aspect being discussed at this year’s version of BlogWorld. Fully supporting the “content is king” edict, the majority of the speakers/sessions are concerned with helping others create the kind of content …

Auditude Acquired by Adobe Auditude Acquired by Adobe

Adobe announced that it has acquired video ad company Auditude. Terms haven’t been officially disclosed, but reports have the transaction pegged at about $100 million. Adobe’s description for Auditude says: “Auditude helps maximize the value of video content through advanced …

Google Launches TrueView Ads for Video Publishers Google Launches TrueView Ads for Video Publishers

Google announced the launch of a new video ad format called TrueView for its network of video publishers. “TrueView ads, pioneered on YouTube, differ from traditional video ads in two main ways,” says lead product manager Payam Shodjai. “First, they …

Netflix, Amazon Announce New Deals with Disney-ABC Netflix, Amazon Announce New Deals with Disney-ABC
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Netflix has extended its partnership with Disney-ABC, and Amazon announced a new partnership with the group. “Disney and ABC have been and continue to be an innovative and supportive partner for Netflix,” said Netflix chief content officer Ted Sarandos. “The …

Facebook’s Open Graph and Online Video Facebook’s Open Graph and Online Video
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Believe Entertainment Group is an online video content producer probably best known for the Lebron James cartoon The Lebrons. Its co-founders have worked on Seth MacFarlane’s “Cavalcade of Cartoon Comedy” and MeinSpace.com, an online effort to support Sacha Baron Cohen’s …

Hulu Plus On Its Way To Wii And Nintendo 3DS Hulu Plus On Its Way To Wii And Nintendo 3DS

Hulu announced that Hulu Plus will soon be coming to the Nintendo Wii and 3DS systems. In a blog post, Hulu writes: We are working hard to make sure you can get Hulu Plus on every internet-connected video screen in …

Hulu No Longer for Sale Hulu No Longer for Sale

There has been a lot of talk about who will be buying Hulu, and Google has been repeatedly named as a possibility for the one who would get it. It would, after all, fall in line with Google’s strategy of …

Who Will Acquire Hulu? Google, DISH & Amazon Reportedly Frontrunners Who Will Acquire Hulu? Google, DISH & Amazon Reportedly Frontrunners

Google has been mentioned as a possible suitor for a Hulu acquisition for a while now. In light of recent developments, it would still make sense. For example, recent reports indicate that Google is spending about $100 million to develop …

Netflix Dumps Qwikster Idea, Keeps DVDs Netflix Dumps Qwikster Idea, Keeps DVDs
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You may recall a couple weeks ago when Netflix announced it would be separating its DVD-by-mail service into a separate entity called Qwikster. Yeah, that’s not happening anymore. A post on the Netflix blog written by CEO Reed Hastings says: …

Apple Rumors, iPods, Privacy & Video Sharing Apple Rumors, iPods, Privacy & Video Sharing

Today’s infographic roundup looks at Apple rumors, the life of the iPod, privacy on Facebook and Google+ and habits of online video viewers. Perhaps the best infographic here, however, is the one from Fast Company at the bottom about the …

YouTube Reportedly Closer to Launching TV-Like Channels YouTube Reportedly Closer to Launching TV-Like Channels

Earlier this year, rumors came out that YouTube was gearing up for a redesign, which would highlight sets of channels around various topics to provide a more TV-like experience. The sources of these rumors were “people familiar with the matter,” …

Will Netflix Survive in the Face of Increasing Competition? Will Netflix Survive in the Face of Increasing Competition?
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It was only a few months ago, when Netflix seemed nearly untouchable in its space you hardly heard anything negative from members about the experience the company was providing. Oh, how the times have changed and changed quickly. Netflix member? …

iPad Video Habits, App Store Wars & Casual Gaming

Today, we’re sharing some infographics from a number of different sources. If you’re interested in technology, mobile apps, video consumption, gaming, daily deals or WATER, do a little scrolling and see some nice illustrations. View other daily infographic compilations here. …

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 …