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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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YouTube for iOS updates with “send to TV” feature

YouTube for iOS updates with “send to TV” feature

The YouTube app for iOS updated today with a cool new feature that allows your iOS device to pair with a select number of smart TVs and set-top boxes in order to push videos from your device to the television. YouTube says it's just another way they're working to make it "super easy to watch YouTube on any screen." The update is available now.

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Vimeo announces “Looks” feature that adds visual filters to video

Vimeo announces “Looks” feature that adds visual filters to video

The one thing that everyone loves about Instagram is its huge selection of visual filters that you can apply to your photos. However, Vimeo is looking to be the Instagram of videos in a way, by introducing "Looks," a new feature that allows videographers of all kinds to add visual effects to their videos to give them just the right touch.

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NVIDIA and Elemental team up to provide enhanced video processing solutions

NVIDIA and Elemental team up to provide enhanced video processing solutions

Elemental has announced its latest video processing platform intended for on-demand video broadcasting to a variety of devices, including smartphones and PCs, utilizing NVIDIA's Tesla GPUs. Several major brands utilize Elemental's platform, including Comcast and HBO, for delivering multi-screen video content to their subscribers.

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Vimeo acquires animated GIF app Echograph

Vimeo acquires animated GIF app Echograph

With the popularity of animated GIFs being what it is, it makes sense that companies are wanting in the action. Vimeo, the popular video-streaming service, has announced that it has acquired animated GIF-making app Echograph for an undisclosed amount of money. The company behind the app, Clear-Media will remain on its own -- it's merely just the app that Vimeo is after it seems.

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YouTube rumored to launch paid content this spring

YouTube rumored to launch paid content this spring

It looks like YouTube is wanting to attract more content producers to its platform, as well as make a couple extra bucks on the side, because according to AdAge, the video-streaming site is planning to offer paid subscriptions for individual channels to its users starting sometime in the spring.

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New H.265 video format approved: high-quality video at lower bitrates

New H.265 video format approved: high-quality video at lower bitrates

Today's H.264 video codec might be all well and good for the most part, but there's a new codec in town that looks to take over in order improve video quality and bitrates even more. The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) announced today that they've agreed upon the successor to the current H.264 standard, and it's called H.265, or High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC).

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YouTube Capture updated with 1080p support

YouTube Capture updated with 1080p support

Google launched the YouTube Capture last month, and it provided an easy and quick method for avid YouTubers to record video and upload it to their channel in a timely manner. However, it didn't come with a wealth of awesome features that a lot of power users would like, but the app updated today with some improvements, namely 1080p recording capabilities, as well as improved features for sharing.

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