Netflix becomes biggest source of internet traffic

Video streaming company Netflix is now the biggest single source of internet traffic, accounting for well over a quarter of all bandwidth.

Search results for Bin Laden death riddled with malware

Security experts are warning that the death of Osama Bin Laden is being exploited by hackers in order to spread malware.

Nokia debuts mobile video tagging app

If you’re like me, you have a closet filled with VHS and DVD home movies labeled with masking tape and Sharpie.

Ten percent of users account for 90 percent of data traffic

Well, it seems that people like us are just spoiling things for everybody else. A study has found that just ten percent of mobile users account for a whacking 90 percent of data traffic.

Skype brings video over 3G to iPhone users

Skype has added video call support to its iPhone app, allowing users to make video calls over Wifi - and over 3G, which Apple's own Facetime currently doesn't alllow.

'DNA fingerprint' could identify pirated movies

Inspired by DNA testing techniques, researchers have developed a way of identifying pirated movies.

Sonic touts DivX TV for web-based content

It seems everyone these days is trying to get consumers to watch web content on their TVs. Digital video outfit DivX - a division of Sonic Solutions - is no exception.

Video: Mysterious Alien goes viral

An enigmatic video directed by Filmmaker Neill Blomkamp of District 9 fame has been released into the wilds of the Internet.

BBC to launch iPlayer streamed video worldwide

The BBC has confirmed that it is to launch its iPlayer streaming video service internationally - and possibly for free.

Disability campaigners welcome internet bill

Using smartphones and the internet should become much easier for blind and deaf people, with the passing of a bill forcing providers to make their products more accessible.

Google technique makes video fit the screen

Google Research has developed an algorithm that resizes videos for different formats without cropping, stretching or 'letterboxing'.

Android desk phone spotted in the wild

A prototype Android-powered "desk phone" designed by Rockchip was recently spotted in the wilds of IFA 2010.

Vimeo streams HTML5 video to Apple mobile devices

Vimeo is launching a universal player that allows owners of Apple mobile devices - such as the iPhone or iPad - to watch embedded videos in HTML5 format.

Are cell phones replacing handheld gaming consoles?

The video game industry is currently experiencing a paradigm shift as attention turns away from consoles and handhelds towards the rapidly growing cell phone market.

Air Hogs prep $65 spy drone for Fall launch

Air Hogs is preparing to launch a $65 ‘chopper spy drone in Fall 2010. 

The aircraft - dubbed "Hawk Eye" - is capable of snapping hundreds of photos at a resolution of 640×480 or capturing 5 minutes of video at 320×240.

Bed intruder song goes viral on YouTube

A video featuring the previously unknown Antoine Dodson of Huntsville, AL has gone viral on YouTube.

YouTube debuts 4K streaming video

Yeah, 1080p - like its 720p predecessor - was cool back in the day. But now Google has taken YouTube to the next level with a full 4K of HD video goodness.

All your computer are belong to us

Congress is debating legislation that could grant the federal government new powers to mandate the features and design of every phone, computer, GPS or any other device with a screen that connects to the Internet.

Evo 4G leads the mobile Android revolution

HTC's recent launch of its long-awaited Evo 4G smartphone has helped to accelerate the fast-paced Android revolution with a number of high-end features, including HDMI connectivity, WiFi hotspot capabilities, a 1 Ghz Snapdragon processor and a 720P HD video camera.

Kindle books gain embedded video - but only for Apple users

Amazon is to include embedded audio and video in its Kindle books - but not for those that use its own hardware.