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China cracks down on online piracy and removes two major sites for illegal downloads

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Two major platforms in China dedicated to pirating international movies and TV shows have shut down today. The removal comes just in time for World Intellectual Property Day, a little-known, UN-mandated holiday held on April 26 that Chinese fans of Game of Thrones unwittingly observed today. As reported on Chinese news...
China cracks down on online piracy and removes two major sites for illegal downloads
Hulu redesigns app for Apple TV with new content categories, 'Shows You Watch' tray, and easier playback
Ceefax, the world's first Teletext service, will deliver its last page to the UK on October 24th

Netflix on how it predicts what users really want, not what they think they want

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Trying to find your way across any Web service is never easy, particular there is so much content waiting to be found, and Web video service Netflix is one such example. The company has growing catalog of films and TV series, and it helps discovery by serving up relevant, personalized...
Netflix on how it predicts what users really want, not what they think they want

Netflix’s iOS app update adds new video player, controls, Facebook sharing toggle and more

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Recognising that its users are watching more and more of its content from a mobile device, Netflix has today pushed live an update to its iOS app, improving its video player and adding more controls and enhancements for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Netflix’s improved player has been given...
Netflix’s iOS app update adds new video player, controls, Facebook sharing toggle and more

Netflix for iOS updated with a new player UI, support for alternate language audio

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There's still no word available on HD video streaming, but Netflix has just released version 2.2 of its app for iPhones and iPads. While the front end got tablet friendly in December and received a Retina Display makeover in March, this version brings a new player UI to all...
Netflix for iOS updated with a new player UI, support for alternate language audio

Even cerebral palsy can't stop this dedicated video creator

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Christopher Hill isn't your typical video producer. The youngster whipped up the clip after the break controlling his array of Macs almost entirely with a single switch. Chris has cerebral palsy, a severe motor function impairment that makes it all but impossible for him to interact with a computer...
Even cerebral palsy can't stop this dedicated video creator

Hitler shows his frustration for the lost iPhone 4G that wound up in the hands of @Gizmodo - michael's posterous

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Shared by Bud The subtitles are absolutely hilarious here....
Hitler shows his frustration for the lost iPhone 4G that wound up in the hands of @Gizmodo - michael's posterous

YouTube Removes “Downfall” Parodies

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The movie studio responsible for the award-winning, German-Austrian film Downfall (German: Der Untergang) has asked YouTube to take down several videos from the massively popular subtitled “Hitler finds out…” meme, and the site has complied.Search YouTube and you’ll still find hundreds of Downfall parodies, but click thru to some...
YouTube Removes “Downfall” Parodies

Briefly: Netflix Player on PlayStation 3 update, Aereo updates prices

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Netflix has updated its streaming app for the PlayStation 3. The new Netflix Player has a revised design that brings it in line with the web and mobile device versions, according to a company blog post, as well as options to change the audio and subtitles for a show or...
Briefly: Netflix Player on PlayStation 3 update, Aereo updates prices

Apple updates Apple TV to iOS 5.1, bringing Shared Photo Streams, iTunes Account Switching and more

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Apple has updated the Apple TV software to version 5.1, bringing along with it support for the new Shared Photo Streams introduced in iOS 6, as well as iTunes Account Sharing and other goodies, reports Macrumors. You can grab the update now via the Settings>General>Update Software menu on your Apple...
Apple updates Apple TV to iOS 5.1, bringing Shared Photo Streams, iTunes Account Switching and more
Netflix Gets Serious About Closed Captioning
Netflix launches sexy new web-based video player

NTT's Visual SyncAR brings augmented reality to video, spices up the second screen (video)

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The second screen has largely asked that you take your eyes away from the action, even if that is to play along in real-time. Visual SyncAR, however, brings that tablet or mobile right back into the thick of things. Developed by Japan's NTT, the platform uses digital watermarksg that...
NTT's Visual SyncAR brings augmented reality to video, spices up the second screen (video)

Amazon Quietly Begins The Long Road To Closed Captioning Its Streaming Video Library

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Amazon has quietly started to add closed captioning services to its Instant Video library, following a September 30 deadline from the Federal Communications Commission that required online media companies to begin incorporating these subtitles for the hard of hearing into their video content. This regulation — an implementation of the...
Amazon Quietly Begins The Long Road To Closed Captioning Its Streaming Video Library

Review: Corel VideoStudio X6 eases creative video production

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Version X6 of Corel VideoStudio brings the super-intuitive and easy-to-use video editor/producer within into a virtual dead heat with the feature sets offered by its competitors. New tricks in its bag include animation overlays, controlling DSLRs for stop motion animation, free-form motion editing, layer swapping, motion tracking, support for...
Review: Corel VideoStudio X6 eases creative video production

YouTube enhances captions with new features, languages, formatting choices

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YouTube is bringing new capabilities to its popular captioning feature, according to today’s blog post by the search engine giant. The company added Japanese, Korean, and English language to auto-captioning and transcript synchronization features. Captions and subtitles are now supported in 155 different languages. Movies and Shows information finally show...
YouTube enhances captions with new features, languages, formatting choices

Downfall Producer And Constantin Film Partner Loves Those Hitler Parodies

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The Internet meme whereby people replace the subtitles of the memorable bunker scene where Hitler throws a tantrum in the movie Der Untergang (aka Downfall) with fake translations, is one that we said would never die. Except Constant Film, the German production company that owns the rights to the movie,...
Downfall Producer And Constantin Film Partner Loves Those Hitler Parodies

How To Play AVI Files with Subtitles On The PlayStation 3

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If you ever tried, you’ll know it’s not too easy to watch a subtitled movie on your PlayStation 3. For starters, the PlayStation fails to recognize most video files with embedded subtitle streams. Installing a subtitle ‘interpreter’, like we’re able to on a regular computer, holds no avail either....
How To Play AVI Files with Subtitles On The PlayStation 3
Netflix experiments with crowd-sourced captioning

What'd you do with your summer? Google intern brings inline caption editing to YouTube

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Interns get a bad rap sometimes, but kudos to the enterprising Google summer intern who just launched an online caption editing feature for YouTube. Rio, an associate product manager intern, recounted on the Google Student Blog the experience of launching the feature. With the help of a mentor, he developed the...
What'd you do with your summer? Google intern brings inline caption editing to YouTube

Archos Video Player app comes to all recent Android devices

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Archos has been big on custom, exclusive software as a selling point for its mobile devices, even into Android models where the extra work isn't strictly necessary. It's giving the rest of us a taste by allowing everyone to download its Video Player app from Google Play. Any phone...
Archos Video Player app comes to all recent Android devices
Review: Amara is a Web-based service that lets anyone transcribe and translate online video

Google Glass Wannahaves, Your Moment Is Almost Here

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Are you anxiously wondering if you've successfully talked your way into early access to Google Glass, the company's wearable augmented reality technology? You can just about stop holding your breath. Almost. "Over the next few days," Google wrote in a post on the Project Glass Google+ page, "we'll be sending out...
Google Glass Wannahaves, Your Moment Is Almost Here

Apple TV adds shared Photo Streams, simpler account switching

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Joining the major rollouts of iOS 6 and the OS X Mountain Lion update last week is new software for Apple TV. Starting Monday, the set-top box is getting some small but important new software features, and some that also better link the device to Apple’s iOS and iCloud platforms....
Apple TV adds shared Photo Streams, simpler account switching

YouTube Launches Auto-Captions For All Videos

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I’m here at YouTube’s office in San Bruno, where the company is holding a press conference to discuss the launch of auto-captions. YouTube’s Hunter Walk kicked off the event by discussing some of YouTube’s goals through the years — one of which is accessibility. Walk said that a few years ago,...
YouTube Launches Auto-Captions For All Videos

Roku 4.3 update tweaks Netflix, device discovery issues

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Second gen Roku media streamers should be seeing a software update the next time they're powered up, as a company blog post mentions v4.3 is rolling out right now, following the last update that hit back in December. The Roku 2 and Roku LT should experience a variety of...
Roku 4.3 update tweaks Netflix, device discovery issues

Netflix locks up Academy Award nominated exclusives from The Weinstein Company

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If you're looking for more content to watch on Netflix's Watch Instantly streaming service -- especially since all those Starz movies are exiting stage left at month's end -- we have good news, as it just announced a multi-year exclusive deal with The Weinstein Company. The agreement covers foreign language,...
Netflix locks up Academy Award nominated exclusives from The Weinstein Company

YouTube details new closed captioning accessibility features

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YouTube has announced new updates to its captioning service, which makes videos more accessible to the hearing impaired by displaying subtitles for dialogue. Automatic captioning, which was launched in English in March 2010 and expanded to Japanese in July 2011, has been expanded to support Korean. Meanwhile, searching for videos...
YouTube details new closed captioning accessibility features

Udacity looks to expand internationally with crowdsourced captions

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E-learning startup Udacity has partnered with Amara, formerly known as Universal Subtitles, to use crowdsourcing for closed captioning of its video assets. Volunteers can use Amara’s web-based captioning editor to add subtitles to more than 5000 Udacity videos, and Amara co-founder Nicholas Reville told me via email that he expects...
Udacity looks to expand internationally with crowdsourced captions
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