According to a story in Beet.TV, AOL is steaming about 700 million videos per month to an audience of about 42 million unique viewers.
According to "an extremely reliable source" speaking to 9to5Google 's Seth Weintraub, the Internet search engine-cum-online-video leader (via YouTube) is "in the process of building standalone retail stores in the U.S. and hopes to have the first flagship Google Stores open for the holidays in major metropolitan areas."
Google is reportedly looking to put $50 million into music video service VEVO, with the goal of keeping VEVO's music videos on its YouTube online video service.
YouTube, the bastion of amateur and professional free videos, will launch paid subscriptions for individual channels as early as this spring, a story in Advertising Age reported.
Roughly a month after launching its YouTube Capture video shooting and sharing application for Apple's iOS, Google is rolling out a new update touting enhanced video quality.
Although Apple's controversial decision to remove preloaded Google Maps access from iOS 6 attracted most of the attention, let's not forget it ousted another Google app at the same time: YouTube, which returned to iOS devices in mid-September as a standalone, ad-supported app.
Google Fiber, the mega-broadband offering that has created the nickname "Silicon Prairie" for Kansas City (Missouri and Kansas), is no "hobby," Patrick Pichette, the company's senior vice president and CFO, said during a fourth quarter earnings call yesterday afternoon.
A Microsoft legal representative has alleged that Google is deliberately stifling the company's efforts to build a full-featured YouTube video application optimized for its Windows Phone mobile operating system.
The people in the U.K. are apparently fascinated with the Honda Civic--or, conversely, Honda has found a way to really draw attention to its car in the U.K. Either way, an advertisement for the Honda Civic topped the list of most watched automotive videos on YouTube in the U.K. in 2012.
Just based on the popularity of services like YouTube and Netflix, the online video market should be worth $37 billion by 2017, researchers at Informa Telecoms & Media have said.