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Many Blip.tv clips now available through iPhone

Scant days since the company raised $5.2 million in Series B funding, Blip.tv has introduced iPhone support for mobile viewing of its archive of content.

The company has migrated its content into QuickTime, and in an attempt to make its shows available to iPhone (and iPod touch) users, Blip.tv has created embedded versions of its content which will play back in the Safari web browser.

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BBC confirms Olympic online video explosion

The BBC has published details of the web video traffic it experienced during the Beijing Olympics.

The statistics are impressive. “You may have noticed over the last few weeks that the Olympics has invaded our screens, websites, phones and life as never before,” wrote BBC chief technical architect, John O’Donovan on the BBC blog.

“The access to information and content has been unprecedented, and I thought you might be interested in some of the areas where we used some Olympics special sauce.”
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BBC shares comedy moments

Comedydemon.com has reached an agreement with BBC Worldwide to stream and offer for sale and download a range of shows, including modern classics such as The Catherine Tate Show and Harry Enfield, and audio versions of enduring shows, such as Dad’s Army. Comedydemon.com is a division of RDF Media. Meanwhile here’s a classic Dom Joly sharing a slice of telephone etiquette.