On Thursday, YouTube announced the launch mobile live streaming capabilities for select users, a service that will compete with Periscope and Facebook Live.
This morning, House Democrats, led by Rep. John Lewis (D-GA), staged a sit-in to force a vote on gun control. Almost immediately after, the cameras and microphones of C-SPAN—which typically broadcasts the action happening on the Senate and House floors—went off. But the network found a workaround: Periscope.
Milwaukee police have issued Facebook with a search warrant after three teenagers reportedly live-streamed themselves having sex on the social network. The teens reportedly skipped class to conduct the live-stream, which some classmates watched from their phones during health class.
A 19-year-old woman in Arpajon, France threw herself in front of a commuter train and died yesterday while livestreaming on Periscope. Officials in France are now investigating the incident.
Remember ChatRoulette? You’d log on, click through webcam feeds of obese men having sex with fruit, and walk away feeling like you’d finally made a human connection. Just take away the anonymity, the second camera, the sense of fate, and the fruit intercourse (for now) and you get Facebook Live’s new map—a digital…
DIY broadcasters of Periscope, rejoice! You are no longer limited to the crappy, low-resolution, front-facing camera on your phone. Following an update to the Periscope app today, you can now use a wide-angled, high-resolution GoPro Hero camera to broadcast live to the world.
Tonight! 8:30 pm ET! Hillary Clinton faces off against Bernie Sanders! And also those other guys! How might you be able to watch such an event?
Today is Apple Day, which means we’ll be huddled ‘round the old livestream, boiling peanuts and thinking about the glorious iPhones, iPads, and maybe even Apple TV services that await us. Come join us — we’ll be tuning in with you.
Did you miss Oculus revealing the long-awaited final consumer version of its amazing virtual reality headset when it was streaming live? You can watch a replay of the entire presentation right now. Just skip to 35 minutes, 15 seconds in the video below.
Want to see the miracles of nature happen right before your eyes? Thanks to the innovative technology brought to you by the new Silicon Valley startup Pied Piper, you can watch a condor egg hatch deep in the Carmel Natural History Museum’s Wildlife Preserve. DO NOT KEEP READING IF YOU DO NOT WANT TO KNOW ABOUT PIED…
Elon Musk will take the stage at Tesla’s design studio tonight at 11:30 pm EDT to announce the company’s newest products: a highly anticipated battery for home use as well as a more mysterious “utility-scale” battery. And you can watch it all live here.
Meerkat is a carnivorous mongoose native to Africa, but if you've been within 30 feet of a Twitter account the last two weeks, this little guy's name has been appropriated for something else entirely: a new iOS app, hard lined straight into Twitter, that brings live streaming to the social network. So what exactly is…
GoPros make getting action footage amazingly easy, and now, thanks to Livestream, you'll be able to show everyone online your eXXXtreme skillz in real time.
It may just be a timer countdown for now, but at noon today the video above will turn into a livestream of Google's I/O keynote. We'll be liveblogging here as well—the stream usually lags, and doesn't come with jokes—but for your full A/V experience, check the above.
NASA has launched a livestream from the International Space Station. Four HD cameras attached to the ISS are now providing an around-the-clock perspective of Earth, including audio conversations between the crew and Mission Control. You can watch it live right here.
The new Livestream app for Google Glass makes showing the entire world exactly what you're looking at easier than before. Though you've already been able to broadcast directly from the specs using Google Hangouts, the new app underscores what makes people most uncomfortable about Glass: It's creepy!
This weekend is LA Podfest, during which various podcasters are recording their shows live in front of an audience—and a camera. Right now, the Podfest is streaming our favorite horror podcast, Welcome to Night Vale. Update: Video is up!
Want to watch a copter crash live and guilt-free? Of course you do. Well you're in luck: NASA is serving one up right now.