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The new Google Chromecast dongle is pictured on an electronic screen as it is announced during a Google event at Dogpatch Studio in San Francisco

YouTube Now Testing Chromecast HDMI Support For Embedded Video Content

YouTube has confirmed that they are currently testing the ability to watch videos on the Chromecast HDMI dongle that are embedded on third party sites outside of YouTube. Support for such a feature would mean videos curated on other sites, such as blogs, would be just as accessible for viewers.
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YouTube App For Android & iOS Adds Multitasking And Playlist Features

The new YouTube app for the Android platform is currently being rolled out and it comes with some excellent new features like multitasking so you can watch one video while browsing for another plus users now have the ability to search for playlists. It's just gone live for iOS too!
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10% Of Viewers Watch Online Video Via Mobile And Tablets [Study]

The way we watch video is changing by quarter by quarter as the technology becomes more advanced and the devices become ever more affordable. 10% of all video watched online in Q1 2013 was done so via a smartphone or a tablet (or both) as viewers themselves become increasingly more mobile. Live video also proved to be a crowd pleaser.
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YouTube App For iOS Gets Live Streaming, One Channel Layout

YouTube has finally updated their iOS app to include live streaming and a host of other features such as easier access to new uploads from those channels you subscribe to. You can also now queue up videos to play via your connected TV from the comfort of your own sofa.
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Comscore, Sony's Crackle, Announce Multi-Platform Audience Measuring

comScore and Crackle have teamed together to measure the audience across all devices in which Crackle can be played. Online metrics have been unable to come up with a number that includes devices like connected TVs and video game consoles. comScore and Crackle aim to solve that.
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Video Advertising Continues To Break New Ground in Canada [Report]

A new report shows us how Canadians are reacting to online video advertisements and how those ads are being carefully targeted to specific age groups, gender and location within that country. We learn that Connected TVs are very popular indeed.
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What Are the Best Smart TV Options for the UK?

As the integration of web and TV gathers pace, and the profile of online video continues its meteoric rise, what is the best choice for smart TV viewers in the ...