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Streambox brings 360 live streaming to YouTube

Streambox, a live streaming pioneer, has announced live 360 video streaming to YouTube. Combining Streambox Cloud Services with the beta release of the Cloud Encoder – 360 gives users a…

LG adds Action CAM to TVs

LG adds Action CAM to TVs

The newest addition to LG Electronics’ (LG) Friend ecosystem is the first action camera to be available globally with LTE connectivity built-in, allowing users to stream directly to sites such as…

IHS: Amazon Video Direct lets UGC choose business model

IHS: Amazon Video Direct lets UGC choose business model

Amazon has launched Amazon Video Direct, which allows video content owners to specify a range of different business models to generate revenue from their content. Content rights are also granted…

Most kids discover content via recommendations

Futuresource Consulting has released the results from its latest wave of ‘Kids Tech’ consumer research programme. Now in its third year, it accesses the digital leisure habits of kids between…

Muse manager: “YouTube is the devil”

Muse manager: “YouTube is the devil”

Peter Mensch, the manager of rock bands including Muse, Metallica and Red Hot Chili Peppers, says YouTube is killing the record industry. “YouTube, they’re the devil,” he told a BBC…

YouTube still dominates UK streaming

YouTube still dominates UK streaming

Netflix gained 1.8 million accounts in the course of 2015 (+37 per cent) to 5.2 million, surpassing the 1.3 million VoD-enabled homes added by fixed-line telcos Sky (including Now TV),…

Digital dominates ‘Gen Z’ viewing

DEFY Media, the digital producer and programmer focused, has published findings from its fourth annual ACUMEN Report: Youth Video Diet, conducted in partnership with Kelton Global and Hunter Qualitative. While last…

Burst for Fox Sports Australia

Burst, the mobile video technology platform that enables broadcasters to leverage the power of user-generated content (UGC), has announced that Fox Sports Australia is using the Burst platform to acquire,…

Malaysians prefer YouTube to TV

Malaysians prefer YouTube to TV

More than half of Malaysians prefer YouTube content compared to TV according to the latest YouTube Insights Program by TNS Research. The survey, conducted in collaboration with Google, found that…

AwesomenessTV launches in UK

AwesomenessTV launches in UK

AwesomenessTV, a successful YouTube channel in the US with over 3.5 million subscribers, has launched in the UK – becoming the first YouTube UK channel to provide content 365 days a…

Live streaming app usage to rise in 2016

GWI’s Trends for 2016 predicts that live streaming will become more popular in the year ahead. Currently, it’s only tiny minorities of consumers who are using live-streaming apps; according to…

Sandvine: Netflix still dominates streaming

Sandvine: Netflix still dominates streaming

Netflix still dominates streaming US networks by a wide margin, but rivals are increasing in traffic, says Sandvine in its latest Global Internet Phenomena report. Network manager Sandvine based its…

Enders: TV remains robust

Enders: TV remains robust

Enders Analysis has published its latest ten year viewing forecasts which showed live and seven-day broadcast time-shift/catch-up to the TV as still making up the great majority of viewing in…

51% of US use Netflix

51% of US use Netflix

According to a survey by RBC Capital Markets, 51 per cent of Americans have watched content on Netflix at least once in the past 12 months. RBC Capital surveyed 1,077…

Google will fund YouTube copyright cases

Google will help fund up to $1 million in legal fees for some content creators on YouTube who have received copyright takedown notices. It will step in if it feels…