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A lot of debates have been going on the web since the HTML5 support for Facebook rumor appeared. This feature will allow Facebook videos to run on the iPad and the iPhone which is actually great news if we think about the lack of Flash support. But here is the news: Videos currently running on […]

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Apple through the voice of Steve Jobs showed a preview of the new iPhone 4 OS and launched the beta version of the software to iPhone Developer Program members. “iPhone OS 4 is the fourth major release of the world’s most advanced mobile operating system. We’re delivering over 100 new features, including multitasking, folders, a […]

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IAWTV ( International Academy of Web Television) announced the 2010 Streamy Awards finalists for the Audience’s Choice. The nominees were selected from 150,000 submissions received during the admitted period since 15th of December 2009 till 18th of January 2010. The Streamys is an annual event (the only awarding event to be live streamed) created to […]

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Online video is growing in popularity month by month and comScore published new statistics. In the US, viewers watched 12.7 billion online videos during November 2008 and in December 2009 178 million people watched over 33 billion videos, so more than double. Pew Internet & American Life Project conducted a survey from March 26 – […]

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It appears that Flash games and AIR applications will finally be readily available on mobile devices and the first one to support them appears to be Google’s Android phone. When Motorola Droid was released, statements that Flash was finally available for mobile devices invaded online forums and articles. Adobe announced at the Mobile World Congress […]

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In extraordinary situations technology that may be received as a past time may actually save your life. A recent case occurred February 7th 2010. Basically, a woman was watching the beautiful coast of St. Peter-Ording (a very popular holiday destination in Germany) using the live webcam integrated with the website. While browsing the site she […]

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Different sources have posted that Microsoft is currently in serious discussions with ESPN and Disney regarding streaming their content on the Xbox console. Seems like Microsoft is trying to change the Xbox image from purely a gaming console to a more interactive media portal for people of all ages. By paying for a subscription, people […]

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Online video streaming is a really huge market if we look at November’s statistics. 170 million people viewed 180 videos (the average number) during that month so a really big number. Baidu (which is the company owning the biggest search engine in China) has announced a fusion with Providence Equity Partners (which is one important […]

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It is well known from statistics and not only that online video is the fastest growing market on the Internet. The number of people posting and sharing online video and number of online video providers has been continuously growing. An online video platform is a free or fee-based provider that offers a variety of services, […]

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