Anime leads YouTube’s video-on-demand niche attack on Hulu, iTunes 1

YouTube has quietly widened the range of videos it is making available for rent through the popular Google-owned service, betting a little face that a focus on niche markets will help it take on existing behemoths in the online video on-demand space, such as iPlayer, Hulu and iTunes.

YouTube for radio – Mixcloud 1

What is Mixcloud? from Mixcloud on Vimeo. An interesting proposition: “Mixcloud helps connect radio content to listeners more effectively. Mixcloud is re-thinking radio by joining the dots between radio shows, Podcasts and DJ mixes. We refer to them as Cloudcasts – audio shows that are stored in the “cloud” and […]

YouTube to sell video downloads 1

“YouTube took a step towards monetization by allowing partners to charge users for downloads. “In this “test” initiative, selected YouTube partners can offer their video downloads for free or for a fee (determined by the partner) paid through Google Checkout. Most videos in the test are currently charging about $1 […]

Boxee now supports Netflix services 5

The developers behind popular multimedia software Boxee worked hard last week and today released a new version of the alpha software that’s equipped with support for online video streaming service, Netflix. “While most people were chowing down on turkey and stuffing last week, the Boxee team was hard at work […]