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Boxee Totally Removes PC Software From Site, Here Are Some Alternatives

Boxee Totally Removes PC Software From Site, Here Are Some Alternatives

Boxee had already announced that they were going to to stop supporting the computer application, available for PC, Mac and Linux, they had made. But they never mentioned they were going to completely remove it from their site, yet, that is exactly what they've now …

The State Of HTML5 Video – Growing, But Also Kind Of A Mess

The State Of HTML5 Video   Growing, But Also Kind Of A Mess

Remember all the hustle and bustle there was to get HTML5 off the ground and implement immediately even though there was no standard codec, it lacks tons of functionality and all that? LongTail Video does and they broke down just where it all stands now …

Hang Out With President Obama On Google Plus Hangouts

Hang Out With President Obama On Google Plus Hangouts

President Obama seems like a pretty regular guy… someone you could hang out with, even. Most of us never get to meet a sitting U.S. President, let along hang out with one. But today, in just a handful of hours, you can do just that …

Android Video Viewing Gaining On iOS Devices

Android Video Viewing Gaining On iOS Devices

Encoding.com just released new numbers pulled from Vid.ly which show that Android is gaining on iOS in terms of video viewing. It's no surprise as the operating system has been steadily stealing market share quarter after quarter and is available on far more different devices …

Netflix Gains Most Of Its Subscribers Back, Still Hurting In Some Areas

Netflix Gains Most Of Its Subscribers Back, Still Hurting In Some Areas

While Netflix isn't all the way back to highs pre-The Worst Price Hike of All Time, they pretty much got all those people back by the end of the year.  Maybe not the same people, but replacements anyway.  Thus Netflix ended 2011 with 24.4 million …

Streaming Super Bowl Ad CPM Higher Than TV Ads

Streaming Super Bowl Ad CPM Higher Than TV Ads

According to Mediapost, streaming video ads for the Super Bowl XLVI videocast will be more than the average TV-based Super Bowl ad, around 1.5 times as much. What does that say about the importance and maturity of online video advertising? I think it might be …

Future Proof Your Online Video Library With Vid.ly Integration with Encoding.com

Future Proof Your Online Video Library With Vid.ly Integration with Encoding.com

Some time ago I wrote about Vid.ly – one upload, universal URL, fire and forget sort of encoding service where you could upload video, grab one single URL and it would work just about anywhere. Today, they're announcing that everything Vid.ly offers will be directly …

Greed & The Crumbling Dream Of A Video Promised Land

Greed & The Crumbling Dream Of A Video Promised Land

Danny Sullivan is a pretty smart dude. If you're not familiar with him, it probably means you haven't dabbled much in SEO. And when he wrote yesterday about paying Rupert Murdoch three times for the same piece of content, it really got me fired up. …

60 Hours Of Video Is Now Uploaded To YouTube Every Minute

60 Hours Of Video Is Now Uploaded To YouTube Every Minute

Alexei Oreskovic of Reuters reports that "roughly 60 hours of video is now uploaded to YouTube every minute.”  The company also told him that YouTube is streaming 4 billion online videos every day, a 25 percent increase in the past eight months. There was one …

Flash Video Isn’t Dead, It Just Pivoted

Flash Video Isnt Dead, It Just Pivoted

HTML5 is the future of video. Probably. Or if not HTML5, its successors. It seems that the whole web has rallied behind the desire to get rid of third-party plugins – especially closed plugins like Flash. And so every major new web browser now supports …

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