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January 22, 2018

Online Video News

Facebook Watch Party Makes Live Events Out of On-Demand Videos

Watch parties aren't just for awards shows anymore. Facebook is testing a feature that makes online video viewing social.

TiVo Opens New Lawsuits Against Comcast for Patent Infringement

Having prevailed on two previous charges, TiVo aims to take a bite out of Comcast once again. Comcast calls Rovi tech "increasingly obsolete."

Turner and Hulu on AT&T/TW Merger: 'This Can't Close Fast Enough'

While the Time Warner-AT&T merger would great a behemoth entertainment company, Turner's CEO says it's needed to compete.

Featured Articles

Commentary: It's Not AV1 vs. HEVC

With Apple joining the Alliance for Open Media, there's been a lot of talk about AV1 vs. HEVC. But we no longer live in an either/or world, and can now give viewers what they want with minimal cost and effort compared to years gone by.

HEVC in HLS: 10 Key Questions for Streaming Video Developers

Many who heard that Apple is adding support for HEVC playback in HTTP Live Streaming were left with more questions than answers. Here's what developers need to know.

Short Cuts

Video: Does Uniformity Across Different Platforms Enhance Your Media App's Reach?

TBS/Turner's Karina Kogan discusses the pros and cons of leveraging different OTT and streaming platforms' unique features when designing media apps for different entertainment services and devices.

Streams of Thought

The Streaming Video Revolution Is About More Than Entertainment

Industries such as agriculture, mining, music, and manufacturing have all been transformed by audio and video streaming. In 2018, we'll take a deeper look.

Industry News

NPAW Launches an Innovative New Youbora UI/UX and Revamped Website

NPAW's new image reflects the company's forward thinking commitment to innovation.

Limelight Networks and Tencent Cloud to Provide Seamless Global Content Delivery

Companies join together to deliver high-quality digital experiences worldwide

19% of young consumers engage in live streaming but often to stream legitimate social media video

New industry report examines emerging trends in streaming video habits and content-pirating consumers