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  • NHK tries to prime viewers for 8K with interactive features

    For those that don't already suffer from high-definition fatigue, Japanese public broadcaster NHK is developing interactive and mobile technologies to make the idea of 8K video -- the next resolution stage beyond 4K -- more appealing.

    Written by Tim Hornyak26 May 15 22:40
  • Anti-Islamic video could go back on YouTube after copyright ruling

    A woman who received death threats after appearing unwittingly in an anti-Muslim film on YouTube cannot require Google to remove it on the grounds that her performance was copyright-protected, a San Francisco federal appeals court ruled Monday.

    Written by Zach Miners19 May 15 10:56
  • New app can unearth video gems on Periscope

    In perhaps the first sign that live streaming might spawn its own assortment of sub-players, a visual data analysis startup is putting its chops to work to categorize and rank videos on Periscope, the app owned by Twitter.

    Written by Zach Miners05 May 15 21:34
  • Live streaming apps pose legal risks for users

    Live video is messy. It's raw, unedited, and with new mobile apps, it's now capable of capturing many more people who aren't aware they're being recorded. And in some cases, that can add up to legal problems,

    Written by Zach Miners21 April 15 05:52
  • Russian hackers accessed White House email, report says

    Hackers working for the Russian government were able to access President Obama's email system inside the White House, CNN reported Tuesday, indicating that an earlier breach may have been more serious than previously thought.

    Written by Zach Miners08 April 15 09:42
  • Complaint alleges YouTube Kids pushes advertising content

    The six-week-old YouTube Kids service is a "hyper-commercialized" environment that intermixes advertising and other programming in a way that deceives its target audience, a coalition of privacy and children's advocacy groups said in a complaint to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.

    Written by Grant Gross07 April 15 14:01
  • Why Meerkat and Periscope are the next big challenge for marketers

    There's nothing like a brand-new medium to put marketing departments into overdrive, and it would be hard to find a better example than the recent, rapid-fire arrival of live-stream video apps Meerkat and Periscope.

    Written by Katherine Noyes28 March 15 06:26