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Netflix dumping Microsoft Silverlight for HTML5, eventually

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Netflix says it will stop using Microsoft Silverlight’s technology to stream video on Windows PCs and Macs — just as soon as HTML5 video evolves to meet its needs for playing video in the browser without a plugin. Netflix’s use of Silverlight, Microsoft’s alternative to Adobe Flash, had at one...
Netflix dumping Microsoft Silverlight for HTML5, eventually

Stay tuned with Frequency

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Frequency is a social video-watching app for iOS. It has been available for iPad for a while now, but the recent Version 2.0 update added support for iPhone/iPod touch, and has earned it a spot in the New and Noteworthy section of the App Store’s front page. The app is...
Stay tuned with Frequency

Amazon Video Player Comes to iPhone

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Amazon, which rolled out a video player for Apple’s iPad earlier this year, now has an app for the iPhone. Like the iPad app, the iPhone app will let users watch video they’ve rented or bought from Amazon’s store, but won’t let them purchase video directly....
Amazon Video Player Comes to iPhone

Video JS: Open Source HTML5 Video Player

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JavaScript-based video player, already supports WebM.  ★ ...
Video JS: Open Source HTML5 Video Player

Check it out: Hulu's got a slick new website

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Hulu relaunched its website with a bold new look Tuesday night that replaces the traditional show grid with much larger artwork and a focus on personalization as well as popular shows and episodes. The new design will be rolled out to Hulu’s entire user base over the next few days,...
Check it out: Hulu's got a slick new website
Clik turns your phone into a remote for YouTube parties (hands-on)

Xpadder: Play PC games with a game controller instead of a keyboard

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Many casual Web or Flash games would do well to implement gamepad controls. Platformers and bullet-hell titles are a perfect example. Sure, you can get by with WASD and the space bar, but it's not 1992 anymore. You shouldn't be forced to just get by when you've got that shiny,...
Xpadder: Play PC games with a game controller instead of a keyboard

Microsoft's Sneaky Success: The Xbox Is the Most Popular Video Player in the U.S.

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More evidence that Microsoft is increasing its lead in the digital living room race: Data that shows its Xbox gaming console is the most popular non-PC device to watch Web video. That is, more people are watching Web stuff on Microsoft’s machine than on the iPad, iPhone, or any Android...
Microsoft's Sneaky Success: The Xbox Is the Most Popular Video Player in the U.S.

Encoding.com's Vid.ly Integrates With FreeWheel To Provide Monetization Of Universal, Cross-Platform Video URLs

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Cloud encoding vendor Encoding.com launched Vid.ly a couple of years ago to provide video creators with a way to publish a single universal video URL and then have that content accessible on any device. Now it’s providing a way to monetize those videos, thanks to an integration with ad delivery...
Encoding.com's Vid.ly Integrates With FreeWheel To Provide Monetization Of Universal, Cross-Platform Video URLs
Apple wins 'mother of all smartphone software patents' - could spell trouble for Android

YouTube HTML5 Video Player

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YouTube HTML5 Video Player

Jilion launches SublimeVideo Horizon Framework: Custom HTML5 players with YouTube integration

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After releasing its own WordPress plugin and winning the MIPCube Lab startup competition, SublimeVideo creator Jilion is back to launch its SublimeVideo Horizon Framework, which lets you create completely customizable HTML5 video players, with the added ability to pull in and brand YouTube videos. Jilion calls SublimeVideo the ”world’s first cloud-based HTML5 video player,” which allows the service...
Jilion launches SublimeVideo Horizon Framework: Custom HTML5 players with YouTube integration

Netflix debuts on Windows 8 tablets and PCs with a brand new modern UI-styled app

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Following Ballmer’s preview of the app back in June, Netflix has today launched its Windows 8 app on tablets and PCs, as the next version of Windows nears release. Netflix has had a Windows Phone 8 app available for months, but now the company has debuted its app on additional devices with just two...
Netflix debuts on Windows 8 tablets and PCs with a brand new modern UI-styled app

'User friendly' XBMC for Android build rolls out for set-top boxes and mobile devices

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If you've been waiting to try out XBMC on your Android, it appears now is the time. While beta and nightly builds were already available, the team behind it has finally readied a release it says is "end user friendly," ready to run on most any device. It achieves...
'User friendly' XBMC for Android build rolls out for set-top boxes and mobile devices
Startup Spotlight: GridVid.me touts low-cost video encoding

LG Sets Sights on Samsung, Announces Eye Recognition Software for Optimus G Pro

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Today, LG announced an update that will bring eye recognition software to its Optimus G Pro smartphone, among other things. Interesting timing, considering that LG’s rival, Samsung, is expected to unveil the much-anticipated Galaxy S IV at an event in New York tomorrow. The flagship Android smartphone is also rumored...
LG Sets Sights on Samsung, Announces Eye Recognition Software for Optimus G Pro

POGUE: The iPad Mini Is The Tablet You Should Buy This Christmas (AAPL, GOOG, AMZN, BN)

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David Pogue has a new column out where he reflects on a recent NPR appearance where he was asked over and over by listeners what kind of tablet they should buy for Christmas this year. Here's the bullet-points version of his answer: Don't buy a knockoff. If you want a...
POGUE: The iPad Mini Is The Tablet You Should Buy This Christmas (AAPL, GOOG, AMZN, BN)

Tracking the trackers: Introduction to cookies and web tracking

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What exactly are web cookies and what do they do? This guide gives you an introduction to help you understand more about our Tracking the Trackers project.What are cookies?Cookies are small bits of text that are downloaded to your browser as you surf the web. Their purpose is to carry...
Tracking the trackers: Introduction to cookies and web tracking

With Windows 8, Microsoft tacks towards simplicity

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Remember when Microsoft’s new mobile platform was called ‘Windows Phone 7 Series,’ and we all laughed at it? Then it became Windows Phone 7, but once Mango came out, it’s become known simply as ‘Windows Phone.’ It took too long, but Microsoft did eventually pare the name down to something...
With Windows 8, Microsoft tacks towards simplicity

Sandboxing troubles: MPlayerX leaves Mac App Store

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The developer of MplayerX is quitting the Mac App Store over Apple’s sandboxing rules (hat tip to Slashdot), which are supposed to provide additional security by limiting what kind of system resources apps have access to. Zongyao QU, whose application is based on the Linux video player MPlayer, announced on...
Sandboxing troubles: MPlayerX leaves Mac App Store

Twision: Twitter Television Is Here! Well, In Spain Anyway.

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A year ago, there was a lot of hoopla surrounding a possible Twitter television show. So far, aside from a few networks in the U.S. testing out pulling in tweets to augment the watching of some reruns, and even a new show based on a Twitter account, we haven’t heard...
Twision: Twitter Television Is Here! Well, In Spain Anyway.

Video reveal: BBC super-sizing ‘the first truly digital Olympics’

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NBC may have been criticised for not streaming enough Olympics Games – but, in the UK, the BBC plans to stream all 2,500 hours of this summer’s London 2012 events (up from 1,500 in 2008), in what it’s calling “the first proper digital Olympics”. “It’s the first time our audience...
Video reveal: BBC super-sizing ‘the first truly digital Olympics’

SMPlayer 0.7.0 Media Player Now Available

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One of my favorite media players of all time, SMPlayer, has recently been updated to version 0.7.0. SMPlayer is a front-end for MPlayer making it a player that supports nearly every video format out of the box without the need to go codec hunting before you can start watching the...
SMPlayer 0.7.0 Media Player Now Available

LongTail Raises $5 Million to Take on Web Video Heavyweights

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Remember the Web video boom? Most of the venture capital buzz is now directed at mobile ads, a small market that’s supposed to grow like a weed. Meanwhile video is dominated by Google/YouTube, with everyone else way, way, way behind. But there are still people willing to bet on video...
LongTail Raises $5 Million to Take on Web Video Heavyweights

Why Sublime Video scooped my TV startup prize in Cannes

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Judging a startup competition is difficult at the best of times — but what do you do when the industry you’re focused on is a highly defensive one like TV? That’s the dilemma I had over the weekend as one of the judges of MIPCube Lab, a pitch program aimed...
Why Sublime Video scooped my TV startup prize in Cannes
YouTube's Xbox Live app gets updated for speed, ad support

Why Twitter's move into TV could be a recipe for disaster

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There’s been plenty of debate recently about the extent to which Twitter is a media entity and/or a technology business, but there is little question that the company sees its future as controlling more and more of the content that flows through its network — in other words, building walls...
Why Twitter's move into TV could be a recipe for disaster

RT @NewTeeVee: President’s Day Poll: Which Video Player do you Prefer? http://bit.ly/a1H2r5

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RT @NewTeeVee: President’s Day Poll: Which Video Player do you Prefer? http://bit.ly/a1H2r5
Watch Samsung’s Galaxy S III launch event [video]
Netflix updates its web video player with a gorgeous new design
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?