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November 10, 2014

Online Video News

IAB Creates Center for Online Video Research and Promotion

The new IAB Digital Video Center of Excellence will evaluate standards, create research, and identify online video advertising best practices.

LiveU Intros LiveU Community, an Online Live Video Exchange

When news is breaking in a far off location, broadcasters can tap into the exchange to find freelancers nearby.

Apple Supports H.265, But So Far Only in FaceTime on an iPhone 6

H.265 is coming to the Android operating system, as well, but it's nowhere to be seen on desktop or notebook computers.

Cogent Says it Slowed Down Netflix Traffic Earlier This Year

ISP admits that it created a "fast lane" for non-Netflix traffic in February and March, right around the time Netflix signed an interconnection deal with Comcast

Telestream Debuts Wirecast 6.0, Offers Replays, Playlists, Tweets

The live streaming tool takes a big step forward with the ability to create instant replays, automate broadcasts with playlists, and much more.

Rovi Acquires Fan TV, Gains Cloud-Based Discovery Solutions

Now focused on search and discovery, Rovi hopes to create next-gen search products and bring them to market sooner.

Featured Articles

The 2014 Readers' Choice Awards Finalists

The votes have been counted, and here are the top three vote-getters in each category. Winners will be announced at Streaming Media West on November 19.

Don't Blame the ISPs! Netflix's Choices Caused Massive Slowdown

Everyone's favorite SVOD is quick to point the finger and demand greater net neutrality, but new data shows Netflix's choices led to widespread harm.

Chrome's API Shutdown Spells Trouble for Smooth Streaming

Google is phasing out support for the Netscape Plugin API in the coming months, so Smooth Streaming providers need to come up with a strategy soon.

Industry News

Adgorithms Introduces Self-Driving Artificial Intelligence SaaS Platform for Programmatic Ad Campaigns

Users can create and run digital campaigns that improve over time with a fully automated software platform

RLJ Entertainment Announces Launch of UMC -- Urban Movie Channel

UMC Delivers High Value Urban Focused Content through a Subscription Digital Streaming Channel

Encoding.com Secures Strategic Series B Investment from Harmonic

Encoding.com and Harmonic strengthen partnership to lead cloud media services.