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Google Introduces YouTube Live

Google Introduces YouTube Live

Yesterday, Google announced that it is releasing it’s YouTube Live beta (youtube.com/live).  YouTube will stream concerts, interviews, and other live events and users will be able to subscribe and receive updates to partner’s streaming on YouTube Live.  Google is working with only a few select partners initially, but stated their goal is to provide thousands of partners with live stream capabilities on their channels in the coming months.  (via Google)

Apr 9th, 2011Comments Off on Google Introduces YouTube Live
Skype Acquires Qik

Skype Acquires Qik

Skype announced the acquisition of Qik, a mobile video software and service company yesterday.  Qik currently offers solutions for Android OS, iOS, and Symbian platforms.  Source close to the matter state that the deal was worth roughly $100 million.  Read more from the official release below.  (via Skype)

LUXEMBOURG, 6 January 2011 — Skype today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Qik, a provider of mobile video software and services that enable individuals to capture, […]

Jan 8th, 2011Comments Off on Skype Acquires Qik
Apple Showcases Next Generation of Apple TV

Apple Showcases Next Generation of Apple TV

Also at last week’s keynote, Apple showcased updates Apple TV – which focuses on streaming media and HD content.  The new device is smaller, has power, optical audio and ethernet ports, built in WiFi, and more.  It will provide users with MobileMe, Podcast, Flickr, YouTube, and Netflix streaming as well as iTunes rentals.  The device is available today for pre-order for just $99. (via Apple)

Sep 5th, 2010Comments Off on Apple Showcases Next Generation of Apple TV