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YouTube Live now streaming select partners in real time

Not content with limiting its dominance in streaming uploaded videos, YouTube is now ready to take on competitors like Justin.TV and Ustream. The new YouTube Live service is being rolled out to select YouTube partners and will enable real-time broadcasting. In its official announcement, Google states that "The goal is to provide thousands of partners with the capability to live stream from...

YouTube begins trial of live streaming platform, crowd goes wild

From the oh dear Lord, it's about time department: YouTube, over the next two days, is conducting a trial of its new live streaming platform. This first test will see live content streamed by four of its partners: Howcast, Next New Networks (Barely Political), Rocketboom and Young Hollywood. Admittedly I haven't heard of any of them -- and I'm more interested in watching the season finale of... gets an iPhone app, but no broadcasting capabilities

Streaming video has been around for a while on the iPhone, with players like Ustream and Qik launching apps that allow you to, both, view and broadcast live video. With its new iPhone app, is just about the last live streaming service to make the jump to mobile. The thing is, it hasn't caught up to Ustream and Qik yet: you can only use it to watch, not broadcast, your own video. Both... to launch pay-per-view service

No, not that kind of pay-per-view -- well, OK, a little of the kind of thing you've come to expect from broadcasters. No, this is actually news: is going to offer the option of pay-per-view for its massive army of broadcasters. It might sound like fairly trivial news, but it's actually huge: has some 800,000 users, with 40,000 of those being active broadcasters....

Yahoo! Live video streaming service is dead

Yahoo! is pulling out of its quest to bring live video streams of mundane things to the masses. The company has announced that it will shut down Yahoo! Live on December 3rd. Much like startups and UStream, Yahoo! Live provided anyone with a webcam with the tools to stream video over the internet and interact with large groups of people. Yahoo! Live has been around since early this... opens its lifecasting platform to anyone with a webcam

First there was Justin. For the past few months, you've been able to watch life through the eyes (or camera) of a guy named Justin who has been broadcasting his life on the internet 24 hours a day. Then there was Justine, a conveniently named blogger who stepped to wear the dorky hat. Gradually, has added more and more channels to its "lifecasting" platform, and today the team has...

Atten.TV feeds your inner voyeur

We're all about software that makes it easier to stalk friends, neighbors, and others from a safe, non-homicidal distance. But we're a bit dubious about Atten.TV, a new service that lets anyone watch your internet clickstream as entertainment. Sure, this is valuable data for marketers, but it's got to just be dull viewing for anyone else. Nonetheless, Seth Goldstein says his new venture,...

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Pretty soon we'll all be live on the web. If you're aching to stream every moment of your day live to shut-ins internet users, may have you covered. Recently, and for reasons that are totally inexplicable, has shown that there might be a market for the live streaming experience that is one mans daily life. Watching is just so, two weeks ago; With Ustream, you can...