A Single Customer Was Responsible for Fastly’s Outage

Fastly has said a single customer caused yesterday’s outage, an outage that had widespread repercussions.

CDN Glitch Leads to Massive Internet Outages

A glitch at Fastly, a popular CDN, led to outages for some of the internet’s biggest sites Tuesday morning.

Mozilla Leads the Charge For Net Neutrality’s Reinstatement

Mozilla, along with a coalition of companies, has sent a letter to the FCC asking for the reinstatement of net neutrality.

Vimeo Raises $300 Million In Equity, Valued At $5.7 Billion

Vimeo has raised $300 million in equity, raising its valuation to some $5.7 billion as it prepares to become independent.

Vimeo Will Be Spun Off As Independent Company

IAC has announced it will spin Vimeo off as a fully independent, publicly traded company.

Vimeo Just Got A Lot Better On Mobile

Vimeo announced a new, revamped version of its mobile site. It’s now faster and lets you better use the service without logging in, which should be great for generating more interest from casual users who never wanted to bother creating…

Salesforce Desk.com Adds Video Customer Support

Salesforce announced the launch of a new video support center for Desk.com, which it claims “empowers companies to transform their customer service offerings through video.” A spokesperson for the company tells WebProNews, “Now, companies can add video content from any…

Online Dating Site Tests DNA to Determine Matches

A new online dating site catering to sophisticated professionals called Singldout.com offers users the opportunity to submit their DNA to bolster their chances of finding a long-term match. Singldout has partnered with Instant Chemistry, a service that tests DNA for…

Vimeo Is Now Doing Original Content, Starting with New Episodes of ‘High Maintenance’

Vimeo is getting into the original content game. Today, the online video company announced that it had made its first original programming investment into High Maintenance, an already-existing web series that follows a neurotic pot dealer around New York City.…

Angola Prison Rodeo Marks 50th Anniversary

This weekend marked the 50th anniversary of Louisiana’s Angola Prison Rodeo, drawing thousands of spectators into the detention center complex. The rodeo, called “the wildest show in the South,” draws in funds for religious and educational programs for prisoners, with…

Check Out This Haunting Alison Krauss Video

Alison Krauss has one of those angelic voices that can either make you instantly happy or bring tears to your eyes before you curl up in the fetal position. Her haunting vocals have been lent to projects with Sting and…

Vimeo Introduces New Features For Its On Demand Service

Vimeo’s On Demand service is an exceptional place to discover new independent movies that circumvent the traditional movie-making/distribution process. The service does a fine job showcasing its independent content, but more than that, the goal is to give filmmakers a…

Chromecast To Get More Content From Vimeo, Redbox Instant

Google surprised everyone last week with the announcement of the Chromecast. The Chrome OS-based Nexus Q successor streams content directly to your TV from YouTube, Netflix and even your Chrome browser. Google said it would work to secure more partners…

With ‘Hundreds’ of Paid Videos Uploaded, Vimeo Launches New On Demand Homepage

Last month, Vimeo launched a full video on demand service that lets Vimeo PRO creators sell their work on the site. It’s pay-to-view, with much freedom (and profits) given to the creators. Creators get to set the price for their…

Vimeo On Demand Lets Creators Make Pay-to-View Videos with a 90/10 Split

Back in September, Vimeo launched their new Creator Services suite, which they billed as a set of “simple, powerful tools to help creators make more money for doing what they do best.” The first part of that was the “tip…

Vimeo Launches ‘Looks,’ Adds Over 500 New Visual Effects to Their Enhancer Tools

Vimeo has just gone a little Instagram and unveiled new video enhancement options to their “Enhancer” toolbox. Adding to the already available selection of musical accompaniments for your videos, you can now add new “Looks” to your videos. Looks are…

Vimeo Adds Content Ratings to Videos (Mature, All Audiences, Not Yet Rated)

Vimeo allows non-sexual nudity (anything expect explicit porn). Everybody knows that. It’s one of the things that sets it apart from other video streaming sites like YouTube. Vimeo says that it’s a testament to their “unflinching belief in the integrity…

Vimeo Boasts 14 Million Members and Over 675 Million Total Visits to End 2012

Vimeo says that their 2012 was amazing, now that they’ve grown to the size of the principality of Liechtenstein. Like most companies, Vimeo has released their 2012 year-in review, which features some interesting user statistics. Mainly, their member base has…

Vimeo Launches New Xbox 360 App for LIVE Gold Members

Vimeo is now on your Xbox 360. The company has just announced an all new Vimeo app for Xbox LIVE that you can download and enjoy today, considering you have an Xbox LIVE Gold account. The video screen on the…

Vimeo’s iPhone App Gets Better Navigation, Background Uploading

Vimeo has just launched a new iPhone app that streamlines navigation and sharing while making uploading faster and simpler as well. “The new app is simply the best way to watch, create and share Vimeo videos on the go. We…