Streaming Video

Xbox 360 is the most popular video player in the country

Xbox 360 is the most popular video player in the country

I'll admit that I'm still among the masses that think video games first when I hear the name Xbox 360. After all, the Xbox 360 is a game console. Over the years, the Xbox 360 has transformed from something meant solely for video games into a device that has a myriad of uses. One of the most common uses for the Xbox 360 other than gaming is playing video.

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Amazon to produce original TV shows for Prime Instant Video

Amazon to produce original TV shows for Prime Instant Video

Streaming video has become big business and competition seems to be increasing all the time. The big companies in the video streaming market are Netflix and Hulu, but these two firms will have competition from Amazon soon. Amazon has announced that it intends to create its own original programming for its Amazon Prime Instant Video service.

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Netflix believed to be hurting Nickelodeon

Netflix believed to be hurting Nickelodeon

Despite Viacom's assertions that streaming video site Netflix is doing nothing to hurt its Nickelodeon cable channel, the firm Bernstein Research says it has "hard data" to show otherwise. There is no argument that streaming media has had an impact on traditional video distribution channels. There have been studies to show significant numbers of people are actually cutting the cord for Hulu and Netflix.

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Vudu plans international expansion push

Vudu plans international expansion push

Sources claim Walmart has plans to roll out its movie and video streaming service Vudu internationally. Vudu wants to complete more on the global front with Netflix and other players in the TV and movie streaming business. The first stop for Vudu is expected to be Mexico this June according to sources.

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Hulu original series grow with four additions

Hulu original series grow with four additions

Video streaming site Hulu had just added four new original programs to its lineup, helping to further differentiate itself from chief rival Netflix and add increasing weight to the idea that streaming sites can serve a purpose beyond just offering what people can already watch on broadcast TV. So far, Hulu's original programs include shows like Battleground, A Day in the Life, and Up to Speed.

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Netflix to stream Lilyhammer in the UK

Netflix to stream Lilyhammer in the UK

Netflix isn’t just interested in the movie and TV streaming business: its ultimate goal is to bring original content to the internet too, almost like an additional channel. The company graced the United States with the Lilyhammer series a couple of months ago, and will be bringing the show to the UK and Ireland following a deal with the German distributor.

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Google YouTube live videos get monetized

Google YouTube live videos get monetized

YouTube now offers a way for people to require payments before viewers can access a live video stream. But that doesn't mean Joe Schmo stands to start profiting by posting live video blogs. The streaming site is joining up with professional content partners that plan on treating the new service as another channel for pay-per-view events. Imagine one day being able to pay for a live Wrestlemania game... without needing a cable or satellite box. That kind of stuff.

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Google’s Page touts ’800 million monthly users’ on YouTube

Google’s Page touts ’800 million monthly users’ on YouTube

Today Google's CEO has delivered what the company essentially keeps yearly as its State of the Union Address: the 2012 Update from the CEO, complete with YouTube information as well as the rest of the many Google tentacles. Noting that when Google acquired YouTube back in 2006, not long after the video site began to first gain steam, they faced a lot of skepticism for doing so. Now that "YouTube has over 800 million monthly users uploading over an hour of video per second", Google sees no such talk.

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Sony teases upcoming PS3 video service

Sony teases upcoming PS3 video service

Sony has teased that it will launch a new online video service through the PS3, but details very much remain a mystery. There is a lot of speculation, ranging from ideas that it could be a service on par with the Xbox 360's partnerships with Verizon and Comcast, to the notion that it could simply be another video-on-demand platform like Vudu and the PSN's proprietary video store that doesn't necessarily bring a lot of new and exciting content to the platform.

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