DRM bot shuts down sci-fi awards broadcast

An awards ceremony streamed over the weekend by Ustream abruptly went black because a digital rights management tool used by the company reckoned copyright was being infringed and automatically shut it down.

Youtube adds support for 24/7 live streaming

As if people weren't spending enough time on Youtube as it is...

Live online streaming explodes by 648% in one year

Over the last year, the market for live streaming video exploded. Seriously, there's a mushroom cloud somewhere. Nearly one and a half billion minutes of live video was streamed online in the last 12 months.