On Monday, the company was serving 110 gigabytes of data per second, almost without a hiccup, not counting the livestreams -- 170 thousand simultaneous streams of live video, pushed out over the Internet.
While major TV news networks are almost entirely devoted to discussion of the 2012 presidential debates between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, a handful of online streaming services are offering coverage of the fringe candidates -- aka the people who have no chance of actually winning the election in November.
Guest Post Television is a tough business, and few innovators make it big. But these eight companies have defied the odds.
Lately, the world's most popular video site YouTube has put its full focus on channels, specifically its new premium partner channels like Nerdist and the new Tech Feed channel by Revision3. However, there's still plenty of one-off videos and creators out there that deserve attention, and YouTube is working on a way to deliver.
Editor's Pick Yesterday I pulled up the Youtube app on my recently updated iOS 6 sporting iPhone 4S. Or, I tried to.
Editor's Pick Unlike the last election cycle, the 2012 presidential debates will be available online. You might want to turn off your TV to watch these ones -- or at the very least, keep your smartphone or tablet handy.
AOL has signed an agreement with Google's YouTube to bring a slew of its original video content to the site, the company announced today.
TV is moving to the web, and no company is benefitting more from that than Google. It's really not a competition.
Google last night released its official YouTube app for the iPhone and iPod Touch, which offers a more streamlined interface, access to more videos (and the ads that power many of them), and more sharing capabilities.
Google is shuttering its TV ads product in favor of online video ad solutions.
YouTube could make more money. Video search could get much, much better. And that laborious process of tagging every video you upload to YouTube with all the keywords you can possibly think of might finally be over ... all because of technology based on a recently awarded Google patent that enables automated object recognition.
Editor's Pick We all have regrets, but they don't typically involve blowing billions of dollars.
YouTube just released an update to its Xbox Live app today that gives the video player a significant speed boost along with some other additions.
Google has launched a new YouTube Elections Hub for the latest political videos now through Nov. 6's big election.
ComScore released its July 2012 online video rankings for the U.S., and the news is that there is no contest. Google (read YouTube) is number one, and you've got to look a long way down the graph for numbers two, three, and four.
Beyond that, Facebook is now number two, and Hulu is quite obviously Queen of Ads.
While the 2012 Olympics closing ceremony concluded last week, YouTube is just now revealing the event's impressive viewership and streaming data.
Guest Post Some countries in Europe have overtaken the US – home of Netflix, Hulu, and YouTube – in online video consumption.
AwesomenessTV is so awesome that they snagged $3.5 million in a first round of investment.
What does their awesomeness consist of? Creating original video content for teens and tweens. It is like regular TV, but on the Internet. Which makes …
It's not just Google Maps that'll be missing from iOS 6: Apple confirmed today that its YouTube app will also be dropped in the new operating system, but it will eventually be replaced by a new YouTube app from Google.
“For the first time in history, the Summer Games will be live-streamed in HD through YouTube.” And the crowd went wild!
On the YouTube company blog today, we read that the summer games in London are going to be more …