Google Execs Face Trial in Italy For User Uploaded Video

It's being reported today that four Google employees will be charged with "defamation and failure to exercise control over personal data" in Italy. This all stems from a video posted to Google Video in 2006, which showed four teens teasing and harassing a boy with down syndrome. Google removed the video within a day, but … » 11/06/08 5:20pm 11/06/08 5:20pm

D-Link DPG-1200 PC-on-TV Player Brings Lousy Amateur YouTube Video to…

The Pitch: D-Link's PC-On-TV (DPG-1200) player can stream YouTube, Google Video, Veoh and other streaming video sites from your PC to your TV. It can also watch MPEG-4, AVI, or any video content using any video player on your computer to stream over either 802.11g or a 10/100 Ethernet connection. Price: $199.
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Google Says, "Goodbye Purchased Google Videos"

Word on the Web is Google are shutting down their—not so hot—premium service branch of Google Video. This would not be a big deal if upon closing any content that was purchased still remained playable—but this is a big deal because any purchased content will be rendered useless when Goggle sticks the knife in on August … » 8/11/07 4:30pm 8/11/07 4:30pm

Hands-On Impressions: Streaming YouTube and Google Video to the Xbox…

If you're not familiar with Orb, it's both a streaming and a broadcasting solution to get audio and video onto your TV. They've just introduced a new version of Orb MyCasting that works with the Xbox 360, Wii, and PS3 game consoles. This means you can now play back pictures, music, and movies sitting on your computer… » 3/22/07 8:45pm 3/22/07 8:45pm

Inventor of Crappy Electric Slide: Stop Dancing Like Crap


Richard Silver, inventor of the totally awesome-except-not Electric Slide, has been filing DMCA requests left and right against YouTube and other outlets to make them pull down videos of people performing the dance—if you can call it that. Not only does he claim a copyright on the moves, *snicker* but he says that » 2/05/07 1:30pm 2/05/07 1:30pm

Hope You've Got Broadband: Here Come Google Video Ads

Using its nearly ubiquitous AdSense network, Google is going to start delivering video ads from The Wall Street Journal, Life/Style Television and others to a small group of sites that choose to test the new program. Like their standard text ads, the video ones will be determined contextually. Of course, we can expect… » 1/25/07 9:00am 1/25/07 9:00am