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December 19, 2011

Online Video News

comScore Looks at Global Viewing; 200B Videos Viewed in October

YouTube is the global video giant, comScore finds, and Canadians view the most videos on average.

Kondoot, Social Network Based on Live Video, Launches in U.S.

Site lets people connect using live video chats and scheduled events.

Only 18% Using Adaptive Streaming, Says Skyfire Report

Adaptive bit rate streaming holds promise to ease mobile congestion, yet few are using it.

Featured Articles

MPEG DASH Specification is Ratified and Streamlined

An MPEG meeting in February will further shape the spec as it moves to general adoption.

EZWebPlayer Takes Aim at Small Businesses at Streaming Media West.

Yes, $15 per month unlimited service is possible, company president tells attendees.

Using Social Media the Funny or Die Way

The humor site took a walled garden approach while building a brand, but was big on blogger outreach.

Netflix Sees Cost Savings in MPEG DASH Adoption

For a company like Netflix, the ability to serve one format to all devices would be a great benefit.

Industry News

Jun Group Secures $2.5 Million From Western Technology Investment (WTI)

Financing Will Accelerate Growth and Enhance Jun Group's Leadership Position in the Quickly-Expanding Social Video Marketplace

Akamai Vice President Troy Snyder Joins Abacast Board of Directors

Troy Snyder, Vice President of Ecosystem and Executive Producer for Akamai, will provide strategic oversight and direction of new digital media platforms for Abacast.

Telestream Builds High Definition Instant Replay System for NASCAR Race Officials

Pipeline video capture and new Replay multichannel video player enable instant race analysis