Online video articles

Yahoo scoops up RayV to improve its video streaming technology

Looking to enhance its video streaming capabilities, Yahoo on Friday announced that it has acquired RayV, a video broadcasting firm that enables improved high quality streaming for online and mobile content partners. Financial details of the deal weren't disclosed. …

YouTube co-founder announces video collaboration site MixBit

Following up from a brief teaser in a Q&A session at SXSW three weeks ago, YouTube co-founder Chad Hurley has formally announced his new online video venture, dubbed MixBit. The site itself hasn’t launched yet, but the timing for the…

YouTube celebrates one billion monthly unique users

While most of us deal with "dozens" or even "hundreds" on a daily basis, YouTube deals with numbers in the billions. It appears the eight year-old video service has hit its latest milestone of one billion unique users each month. …

YouTube co-founder to launch new video-based venture

Six years after selling YouTube to Google in a deal valued at $1.65 billion, co-founder Chad Hurley is ready to jump back in the online video business with something that’s flexible enough “for people to work together and create content.”…

YouTube adds automated caption translation for 300 languages

YouTube has announced the latest addition to its very own video editor: automated caption translation for over 300 supported languages. The Caption Translation Manager utilizes Google's Translate and Translator Toolkit in order to work its magic. Alternatively, video authors can…