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World Cup breaks New Internet-Video Streaming Records for ESPN, Univision and Akamai

The 2014 FIFA World Cup is still in its opening round, but the soccer tourney has already broken the record for peak amount of online-video streaming bandwidth as delivered by Akamai Technologies, and also set new high-water marks for ESPN’s and Univision’s digital-video services. Reports Todd Spangler for variety.com Monday’s Germany-Portugal match drove a peak of 4.3 […]

Netflix to drop support for some older Samsung smart TVs

Samsung has announced on its official support webpage that Netflix will now drop support for some of its older Samsung smart TVs starting December 1st. Affected Netflix customers have been getting an error message that says ‘Netflix will no longer be available on this device after December 1, 2019.‘ “Due to technical limitations, Netflix will […]

Podcasts a growing platform for Rwandan youth

While the radio is still one of the most popular mediums in Rwanda, there is another platform that is gaining momentum on the airwaves: podcasts. These free downloadable sound bites are possible for just about anyone to produce, through streaming platforms such as SoundCloud, Apple, or through personal websites. While certain podcasts in the United […]

YouTube Go App saves your data and lets you download and view videos offline

YouTube has launched an offline version of its app to its viewers in developing countries across the globe where internet connectivity is still a challenge. The new app has a unique feature and design that allows YouTube users to download and save content they want offline giving options over quality and file size. The app also […]

Facebook Introduces New App for Video Makers, Similar to YouTube

Facebook  on Thursday announced a new Facebook Creator app that offers exclusive tools for creating and promoting streaming videos. The social media giant also has a new section of its desktop website, called Facebook for Creators, where video makers can get tips to improve their video-making skills and better connect with viewers by using Facebook’s […]