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'Insatiable Demand' for Streaming Video Puts Pressure on Providers

Just as enterprise network managers brace for the flood of bandwidth-consuming content stemming from the NCAA men's basketball tournament, content delivery providers put in a significant amount of time preparing to meet the meteoric rise in demand.


Amazon May Join Netflix and Hulu and Produce Original TV Content, Report Says

Amazon hired a Hollywood insider, triggering a guessing game as to whether the online behemoth may be joining Netflix and Hulu in producing original TV content for its online streaming business.


VLC 2.0 Release Candidate Is Here; Android and iOS Versions Soon

VideoLAN introduces its first release candidate for VLC 2.0, and announces plans to port the new version to iOS and Android.


Senate's Approach to Facebook and Netflix Should Be All or Nothing

Netflix wants to use Facebook's new "frictionless sharing" options, but it can't--thanks to a 1988 Senate bill.

Nearly 1 in 3 US Households Owns 4 or More TVs

A new study shows that Americans are still watching TV but more and more young people are finding it online.


Viacom, EFF Are Odd Bedfellows in South Park Video Fair Use Lawsuit

Adversaries are allies in case involving South Park parody video.


The Biggest Tech Fails and Flops of 2011

If you like train wrecks, 2011 was a fascinating year in personal technology.


Free Downloads That Are Worth a Donation, Part 1

These fantastic, well-known utilities are donationware--you can use them for free, but the developers ask for a contribution to keep their work going. Now is a great time to give back to the creators.

Q&A: How Digital Effects Gave 'The Muppets' New Freedom

Max Ivins, visual effects supervisor for Look Effects, explains how his team's work on 'The Muppets' might go unnoticed--unless you're a Muppeteer.


10 Early-Bird Black Friday Deals Available This Weekend

Retailers are getting a jump on Black Friday by offering deep discounts the weekend before the official season opening of the holiday buying frenzy.


CBS Said No To Apple TV Streaming, CEO Says

CBS CEO Les Moonves' remarks seem to confirm Apple's efforts to introduce a new monthly subscription service for streaming network television programming.


Video Game Uses Brain to Control Action

Focus Pocus uses a brainwave-reading headset and helps children ages improve impulse control, memory, attention, and relaxation.


Amazon Announces $199 Kindle Fire Tablet, Clutch of New Kindle E-Readers

Amazon enters the tablet wars with the well-priced Kindle Fire, and ups the e-reader market ante with new, more-capable Kindle e-readers.

The Case for Screwing Up Netflix

Netflix founder and first CEO has chimed in on this whole Qwikster mess.

Interview With BurstPoint CFO Terenzio Volpicelli

This video content management and distribution system allows organizations to take advantage of high-definition live or saved video to educate, collaborate, and connect with others.