Stephen Burg

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Valve accidentally shows off its Steam.tv live streaming service

<b>Something to look forward to:</b> Not content with being the world’s largest digital distribution platform for gaming, it seems that Steam wants to be a …

Gaming

China's live streaming sites facing another attack on porn and illegal content · TechNode

After heavy crackdowns in March, China's live streaming sites face new rules.

Internet

Facebook will stream live Champions League matches in Latin America

Facebook's soccer (aka football) ambitions aren't stopping with July's Premier League deal. The social network has secured the rights to stream live Champions League matches for free in Latin America between 2018 and 2021. It's not as sweeping as the earlier arrangement, as Facebook will only …

UEFA Champions League

Amazon Is Working On A DVR For Live Streaming

Amazon is working on a new DVR device for the streaming era that that would be a household’s hub for the company’s online video. Citing sources, …

A Weekend Watching Facebook La Liga Live Streaming: It’s a Start For Social Media, But Still a Long Way to go

A lot of work needs to be done to make the football streaming experience more intuitive, convenient and wholesome. For a platform that is new to TV, …

Social Media

The EFL enters a new digital age with domestic live streaming - but what does it mean for attendances?

It's a landmark week for Championship football supporters in the UK, as for the first time they will be able to watch any midweek game live from the …

Soccer

Twitch Is Approaching Top YouTube Stars With Exclusive Livestreaming Deals Worth Millions (Report) - Tubefilter

<b>Amazon</b> has begun to aggressively pursue <b>YouTube</b> stars and popular media companies for exclusive livestreaming deals that are reportedly valued at as …

Livestreaming

Entertainment, news or real life? Live streaming is complicated

Ferguson, Missouri, August 2016. A crowd of protesters mills about in the half-dark at the side of West Florissant Avenue, corralled by conflicting …

Livestreaming

As live streaming booms, more brands seek camera-ready staff

Brands have enthusiastically embraced live streaming — but not every brand comes camera-ready. Those looking to get started find themselves needing …

Republicans vote to ban live-streaming from House floor

Remember the Democrats live-streaming their hourslong sit-in over gun control last year? The Republicans do, which is why they’ve voted to ban …

Gun Control

Hulu Reaches Deal With CBS for Live-Streaming Content

Full current seasons of popular shows will remain exclusive to network’s own service<p>By<p>Shalini Ramachandran<p>Shalini Ramachandran<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@shalini<p>Google+<p>Shalini.Ramachandran@wsj.com<p>Hulu struck a deal to license CBS Corp.’s CBS 0.62% broadcast network and cable channels for its …

Livestreaming

Ricoh announces the R, a camera that will make 360-degree live streaming easy

Following from the company’s successful Theta S, Ricoh today flirtatiously lifted the veil on an upcoming product that will make live streaming 360-degree content a breeze. For now, the company is making a camera available for developers to start building their own applications. The dev kits are …

Meet the Chinese live-streaming app Live.me that’s taking the US by storm

Like many Chinese live-streaming apps, Live.me monetises by selling virtual items -- a unique business model pioneered in China’s billion-dollar …

Roker Media Leading Live Streaming Efforts

Roker Media in New York City bills itself as the “first live streaming network” that “lives at the intersection of brands, influencers and …

THE LIVE STREAMING VIDEO REPORT: Forecasts, emerging players, and key trends for brands’ and publishers’ next big opportunity

If 2015 was the year that brands and advertisers embraced online video, then 2016 saw the medium take the next step as live streaming takes off.<p>Live streaming video refers to broadcasts in real time to an audience over the internet. While the concept of live streaming has been around for years, …

Advertising

Chinese app maker comes to Santa Monica in a bid to build a live-streaming empire

A Chinese live-video app trying to gain a foothold in the U.S. plans to invest in original programming to inspire creativity and interest among users.<p>Live.me already has made a mark since launching in April. It's one of the 10 most popular social media apps in the U.S. and one of the 100 most …

Vine’s founders enter the crowded live-streaming space with a new app called ‘Hype’

Twitter’s recently announced decision to shutter Vine may have left lots of its fans disappointed, but it also left the app’s founders more …

Top Stars On Musical.ly’s Live Streaming App Live.ly Reportedy Making $23,000 Per Week - Tubefilter

In case you haven’t heard, live streaming apps like <b>Musical.ly</b> are the future, and the young stars who are leading the charge are making some serious …

Can Twitter Finally Make Periscope Soar as the Livestreaming Space Heats Up?

Just three years ago, Vine appeared to be a central player in the future of "snackable content." Its short-form style of messaging even aired in a …

More TV Networks Just Signed on to Hulu's New Live-Streaming Service

Hulu just took a major step toward becoming a premiere live-TV streaming service.<p>The streaming video site racked up another big deal with major TV …

Chinese Live-Streaming Apps Employing Censorship Against Rivals

Chinese video services have long censored taboo topics to promote the government’s vision of a “harmonious society.” Now some popular providers are …

Can livestreaming make for compelling linear TV programming? Viacom thinks so

Can the best of live video on social be integrated into linear TV programming? That’s what Viacom is betting on, announcing earlier today that Viacom …

Hong Kong arts hub reaches out for wider audience with live streaming of Greek tragedy

The West Kowloon Cultural District is tapping on the trend of internet live streaming to cultivate a new audience for highbrow arts programmes ahead …

Hong Kong

Viral Facebook pages are passing off old space clips as live footage to millions of viewers

Facebook has been pushing live video as its next big format for a while now, and that means there are plenty of media outlets trying to take advantage of the extra visibility. Some, though, aren’t being so honest about it, with <i>Mashable</i> pointing out this week that some viral Facebook pages have been …

Viacom Wants to Weave Live-Streaming Fans Into TV Programs

Viewers used to chant “I want my MTV!” In 2017, they may just be able to help create their MTV.<p>The network’s owner, Viacom, is set early next year to …

Live streaming video: How marketers can pick the right platform

Live-streaming video is compelling for marketers because it can capture a moment, with the on-the-fly element creating an extra level of excitement …

Mobile Video Game Live Streaming Platform Mobcrush Lands $20 Million Funding Round - Tubefilter

A company that can best be described as the “Twitch of mobile gaming” has raised a significant chunk of venture capital. <b>Mobcrush</b>, which lets users …

Microsoft built Twitch-like livestreaming into Windows 10

Broadcasting live gameplay to Twitch or Facebook isn't easy. It means setting up special capture software and navigating a mire of complicated bandwidth settings. Microsoft is trying to fix that: The next version of Windows 10 is going to integrate game broadcasting directly into the Xbox App. The …

Vidgo Set to Take Live Streaming to a New Level

Staying connected to the outside world is now more important than ever. Everybody likes to have access to information and entertainment, but it used to be accepted that you abandoned this access whenever you left the house. Likewise, traveling abroad or otherwise being away from home meant that you …