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November 22, 2010

Online Video News

Talkwit.TV Launches in Beta, a Crowd-Sourced TV Guide

Site aggregates comments from Facebook and Twitter, creating conversation threads and ranking shows by popularity.

Telestream Unveils Vantage 2.0

Major upgrade lets enterprise customers streamline their workflows and integrate with other products.

Kaltura Releases V3 of Community Edition

Also, Kaltura announces a cloud-based version for the Amazon Web Services platform.

Elemental Builds on Amazon’s GPU Computer Clusters

The massively parallel transcoding company is one of the first to take advantage of Amazon's GPU cloud computing.

Vudu Movie Service Launches on PlayStation

The announcement marks the first time that the HD movie on-demand service will be available on a game console.

Hulu Launches Hulu Plus

A $2 per month price drop makes the service more competitive with Netflix's Watch Instantly plan.

Giraffic and Craze Digital Launch Online Movies Box

Accelerated P2P video distribution powers this ad-supported, free movie site.

Dish Intros TV Everywhere with Sling Receiver

Customers can access live or recorded content from computers or mobile devices.

Featured Articles

Google TV in Action

Product manager Salahudding Choudhary offers up a demo of how Google TV facilitates searching of broadcast and web programming

CDN Pricing Down 20%; Should Remain Stable in Next Year

Though not as steep a decline as the 45% drop we saw in 2009, 2010 brought continued price reductions for third-party CDN customers

The BBC iPlayer Is Going Global

After years of U.K. exclusivity, the BBC iPlayer will soon be available to viewers worldwide. In this video from Beet.TV, BBC Worldwide's digital director explains how it will be different than the U.K. version.

Industry News

EdgeCast Adds Full HTTP Streaming For iOS4 Devices

Live and on-demand streaming now available for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch

The Country Network Embraces IP Broadcasting with the Help of KIT digital

KIT digital, Inc. (NASDAQ: KITD), the leading global provider of video asset management solutions (VAMS) for multi-screen IP-based delivery, has partnered with The Country Network (TCN), a country music television network with headquarters on Music Row in

Telestream Releases Vantage 2.0 Unified Video Workflow Management Software

Major release features Vantage Workflow Portal, SDK, GraphicsFactory integration, database redundancy and significant automated video workflow analysis and transcoding capabilities