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Eric Schmidt: “the future is now” for YouTube

Eric Schmidt: “the future is now” for YouTube

Google says that the fight between television and YouTube is over, and they say that the internet video streaming service has won indefinitely. During a recent presentation to advertisers, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt said that the outcome of whether or not YouTube will overtake television has "already happened."

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Hulu boasts massive growth in Q1: 1m subscribers added and 1b videos streamed

Hulu boasts massive growth in Q1: 1m subscribers added and 1b videos streamed

Hulu announced some specifics today on their streaming business during Q1 of this year. The company said that 1 million Hulu Plus subscribers came on board this quarter, surpassing 4 million subscribers total. The company also announced that during the three-month quarter, over 1 billion videos were streamed.

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Man uses hidden camera to chronicle a package’s journey

Man uses hidden camera to chronicle a package’s journey

Ruben van der Vleuten is a self-described Industrial and Interaction designer who says he wants to improve lives with product development. One day he wondered what happens to mail once it leaves its owner's hands and goes off into parcel land: who handles it and what does it go through? To answer these pressing questions, he decided to see for himself first-hand using a carefully-taped box and hidden camera.

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Bethesda’s The Evil Within gets horror on lock

Bethesda’s The Evil Within gets horror on lock

With the release of the first teaser for "The Evil Within", we're seeing what could very well be the biggest contender for the Resident Evil collection of monster-filled games in the history of video games. If Bethesda aimed to show their prowess with a vision of barely-visible bits and pieces, they've done so here with flying colors. The developers teased this title earlier this week with a miniature Vine video as well.

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Amazon releases all 14 original series pilots for free

Amazon releases all 14 original series pilots for free

We heard back in December that Amazon would be releasing a slew of pilot episodes for the company's original series initiative in order to compete with Netflix. It turns out that there are 14 pilot episodes in total, and all of them are available now for streaming for free. Amazon will be accepting viewer feedback to narrow the pack down to just a handful of shows.

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YouTube for iOS updates with live streaming support

YouTube for iOS updates with live streaming support

It seems like Google has been spending a lot of time on its YouTube app for iOS. Of course, this isn't too surprising, as the search giant was more or less forced to release their own when Apple dropped it from iOS 6. This time around, the app comes with the ability to access live streams right from the iOS app, letting you tune into live events while on the go.

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YouTube celebrates anniversary of VCR with silly VHS feature

YouTube celebrates anniversary of VCR with silly VHS feature

Google likes to celebrate the birthdays and anniversaries of various people who contributed to the world, as well as technological breakthroughs. For instance, Google is currently celebrating mathematician and physicist Leonhard Euler's 306th birthday today. However, they're also celebrating the 57th anniversary of the VCR with a new VHS mode in YouTube.

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YouTube co-founder announces MixBit video site

YouTube co-founder announces MixBit video site

After the announcement that Google would be shutting down YouTube after eight years (not really), the service's co-founder, Chris Hurley, has announced his new video website to fill the void. Hurley assures us this isn't an April Fools' joke either, but he pokes fun at Google's attempt at April Fools humor on his new site called MixBit.

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Apple Final Cut Pro X marketing campaign looks to win back video editors

Apple Final Cut Pro X marketing campaign looks to win back video editors

When Apple unveiled Final Cut Pro X back in 2011, the response was less than stellar. Many video editors hated the new layout, and they blasted Apple for turning the professional-grade video editing software into basically a version of iMovie on steroids. However, the company is looking to win their hearts back with a new marketing campaign.

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Google launches Play Store Movies in Mexico and India

Google launches Play Store Movies in Mexico and India

Google has been rolling out quite a few updates and improvements to the Play Store recently, preparing to make gift cards available in Canada and having launched Google Play Books in Mexico back on March 20th. Now Mexico is seeing another update, this time getting access to Google Play Movies. Android users in India will also be seeing Play Store Movies rolling out.

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Samsung Galaxy S IV videos leak showing off Smart Pause and more

Samsung Galaxy S IV videos leak showing off Smart Pause and more

Today's the big day where we finally see what Samsung has up their sleeves (spoiler: it's most likely the Galaxy S IV). However, the event isn't until later tonight, but in the meantime, a few videos have been leaked that show off what is reportedly the Galaxy S IV in action, and we get to take a look at some of the new features like Smart Pause.

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YouTube co-founder planning on launching rival service

YouTube co-founder planning on launching rival service

A lot of noteworthy news came out of SXSW this year, but under all of the chaos YouTube co-founder Chris Hurley revealed that he's planning on launching a new video streaming and sharing service that could rival YouTube. Hurley says he’s about a month away from launching his new platform, and he says the service will "give flexibility for people to work together and create content."

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