All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Video’

Sarah Palin’s New Online Network Is More of the Same

Erstwhile Alaska Governor Sarah Palin is launching a new subscription-based online network. That is one of those sentences that sounds lot more impressive than it really is. Kind of like saying, “Our company is utilizing the information superhighway to maximize customer outreach,” when what you really mean is, “My nephew set up a Blogspot page for us.” Sarah Palin’s new …

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Shark Attack Victim Describes Getting Chewed

Poor Steven Robles was just in the wrong place at the wrong time. Robles is a long-distance swimmer who was enjoying himself near Manhattan Beach, California when he encountered a shark. Unbeknownst to Robles, the seven-foot shark had been hooked by a fisherman at the nearby pier, had just been cut loose from the line and was still fighting. It …

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Dock Collapses After 21 People Crowd On It For Wedding Photo Shoot

Dock collapses are nothing new to those who live near the water. It’s common sense not to have too many people on a dock for it may just give way under the weight. A wedding procession in Minnesota apparently didn’t get the memo. Dan and Jackie Anderson were set to wed last weekend, but decided to take a few pictures …

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Stacey Dash Joins Fox News As Paid Contributor

Stacey Dash of Clueless fame is joining Fox News as a paid contributor and the Twitter backlash has been both harsh and swift. The 47-year-old actress, best known for her role as Dionne in Clueless, will offer “cultural analysis and commentary” on daytime and prime-time shows, according to an article by the Los Angeles Times. “Stacey is an engaging conversationalist …

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Twitter Wants You to Casually Share Promoted Videos in Your Tweets

Twitter has always wanted tweets to include more media–whether that be photos, videos, or links to articles through Twitter Cards. Not only does it make for a more robust Twitter experience, but it paves the way for sponsored content. You know, ads. Twitter’s been feeling the post-IPO pressure lately, as some remain skeptical of the company’s ability to grow its …

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Facebook Adds Video Metrics To Insights, Ad Reporting

Facebook announced that it is giving businesses new video metrics in the Page Insights tool as well as in Ads Reporting. Page owners can already see how many people started watching their videos, but soon, they’ll be able to see video views, unique video views, the average duration of video views, and audience retention. “These new metrics are designed to …

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AT&T Is Building a Netflix Competitor, Spending Big Cash on Over-the-Top Video Services

AT&T is looking to kill (or at least compete with) Netflix, Hulu, and the many other popular streaming subscription services that are having a marked impact on the world’s viewing habits. The company has just announced that, with the help of The Chernin Group (Peter Chernin’s holding company), they’re going to invest at least $500 million into funding “a venture …

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Amazon to Launch Streaming Video Device on April 2nd

Amazon’s long-delayed streaming video device will finally see the light of day, as the company is planning on unveiling it at a press event in New York City on April 2nd. Members of the press have received an invite to the event, which features a few pieces of popcorn atop an orange couch with the text “Please join us for …

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Watch This Guy Beat Majora’s Mask In Under 2 Hours

The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask is a deceptively lengthy title. The game may only have four dungeons, but its wide variety of side quests ensures that you’ll spend 20 to 30 hours finding everything in the game. What if you ignored those side quests though? Could you beat the game’s four dungeons in a quarter of the time? How …

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Unreal Engine 4 Features Demoed At GDC 2014

During the last generation, many games were built using Unreal Engine 3. For the current generation, Epic Games hopes developers will switch over to its new middleware – Unreal Engine 4. We’ve already seen the engine in action a few times in the past using Epic’s own real time demos, but it became available to all at GDC. To sell …

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Walmart Assault Caught On Shocking Video

A local CBS affiliate in Los Angeles reports that a woman was shopping in an area Walmart this week when she was assaulted and almost robbed. She fought the attacker off, but Walmart employees urged her not to call the police about the incident. Linda Andrade, of San Bernardino, said she was in a grocery aisle in the Highland Walmart …

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Amazon to Launch Dongle in April, Per Reports

Amazon’s long-awaited video streaming device will hit stores next month, according to sources quoted in The Wall Street Journal. The streaming device, which has been rumored for years, will reportedly hit Amazon.com as well as a handful of brick-and-mortar retailers like Best Buy and Staples in April. Amazon was originally planning on launching said device before the big 2013 holiday …

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