youtube

Wed
04
May
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'PathLock 1.0', and 'Go! YouTube Snagger 1.5.0.47'

PathLock 1.0 Do you share your computer with others? PathLock is a small utility for Windows which allows you to lock folders, thereby making its contents inaccessible to others. You can decide which directories users can rename files and folders or ... create files and folders, essentially allowing you to protect data from unwanted actions. http://www.rcpsoft.net Go! YouTube Snagger 1.5.0.47 Go! YouTube Snagger is a YouTube video downloader, which supports HD videos. Videos can be downloaded in FLV or MP4, upon availability. Go! YouTube Snagger is a free program from the non-profit organization ... (view more)

Wed
13
Apr
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YouTube Adds Live TV; Themed Channels To Follow

YouTube has unveiled a section of its site dedicated to live video broadcasts. It could be the first step towards a full set of TV-style channels with original programming. Although the Google-owned site has occasionally broadcast live video (such ... as interviews with politicians and concerts), this is the first time its has had a dedicated section on the site for live streaming. The plan is to allow YouTube users to stream their own content in the future. This will be rolled out gradually, with the intent being to allow the site programmers to work out the kinks, though it may also be so staff ... (view more)

Wed
16
Mar
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Judge Grants Sony Access to IP Logs of PS3 Pirates

Earlier this year, Jeremy Hotz, known to some as "GeoHot", made quite a name for himself by using his website to publish programming code that allows people to hack Sony's PlayStation 3 (PS3) video game console. Hotz is currently in the middle of a ... lengthy legal battle with Sony as a result, and we've yet to see a final decision. However, it's a side story from the case -- a court order that allows Sony to see who is and has been visiting Hotz's web site and YouTube page -- which has drawn lots of attention lately. Hotz originally decided to publish a special hack for the PlayStation 3 that ... (view more)

Tue
30
Nov
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'Data Crow 3.9', and 'YouTube Downloader 2.6.3'

Data Crow 3.9 Data Crow is a media cataloguer and media organizer, which allows you to create a huge database containing all your collected items. Use online services to retrieve the information of your items (CD, DVDs, for example) instead of ... typing all the information yourself. http://www.datacrow.net BienneSoft YouTube Downloader 2.6.3 YouTube Downloader is software that allows you to download videos from YouTube, Facebook, Google Video, Yahoo Video, and many others and convert them to other video formats. The program is easy to use, just specify the URL for the video you want to download ... (view more)

Wed
15
Sep
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YouTube To Test Live Broadcasts This Week

YouTube will this week test live broadcasting for the first time. If successful, it could bring both new visitors to the site as well as several legal and technical challenges. At first the company will run a two-day trial featuring live broadcasts ... from four of the major companies that produce original videos for YouTube, such as Howcast. It will then analyze the data from the trials to find ways to refine and improve the technology before eventually making it available to all users. (Source: google.com) A New Frontier for YouTube YouTube has previously broadcast live events, but only through ... (view more)

Tue
31
Aug
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YouTube Launches Free Movie Service

With hundreds of thousands of users looking to illicit torrent web sites to pirate their movie needs daily, hackers are also one step ahead by poisoning such files with viruses and Trojans. Simply put: not only is downloading copyrighted movies ... illegal, it's also dangerous for your PC. Fortunately for movie lovers, YouTube is now offering a new service that rewards visitors with free access to full-length feature films from major motion picture studios like MGM, Sony Pictures and Lionsgate. All of the YouTube movies are uninterrupted and feature a wide range of genres, including animation, ... (view more)

Mon
09
Aug
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Koobface Virus Resurfaces on YouTube, Tracks Users

The ' Koobface ' virus is once again making its rounds, freshly updated and even tougher to combat. It's responsible for delivering spyware payloads and also sniffing out passwords and credit card numbers of unsuspecting users. "Several weeks ago ... Koobface added ... hijacking functionality that blocks access to security sites, tipping users off to the fact that something might be wrong with their systems. Since then the authors have taken a giant leap toward invasiveness with the installation of a fake anti-virus Trojan," said Mcafee researchers. (Source: avertlabs.com ) Koobface Now ... (view more)

Mon
05
Jul
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YouTube Hacked; Experts Recommend Malware Scan

Over the weekend, Google admitted its enormously popular video site YouTube had been hacked. By Sunday morning the search giant had fixed the problem, which included raunchy pop-up messages and link redirections to explicit websites. The flaw ... involved hackers exploiting a cross-site scripting weakness that allowed them to insert their own programming code into YouTube's comments section. Rather amusingly, the hackers focused their attention on Justin Bieber clips (amongst others), with many of his music videos affected. Bieber appeared on an NBC Fourth of July TV special Sunday, so it's ... (view more)

Thu
19
Nov
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YouTube Targets Hispanic Audience with Full-Length Shows

YouTube has struck a content deal with the largest provider of Spanish language television in the United States. The partnership with Univision could be a major breakthrough in the Latino market. As well as a self-titled channel, Univision runs ... TeleFutura and Galavision. It's best known for its broadcasting of telenovellas, a form of soap opera that air in Mexico and Venezuela. However, those won't be part of the YouTube deal because Univision only has TV broadcast rights rather than online rights to the U.S. market. (Source: wsj.com ) The content which most definitely will air includes ... (view more)

Mon
16
Nov
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YouTube Unveils 1080p High-Definition Video

Tired of watching grainy videos on the ideal time-waster, YouTube? Then you'll be happy to hear that the Google-owned video-sharing site will soon be releasing content in gorgeous high-resolution 1080p. YouTube announced over the weekend that, ... starting soon, users will be able to upload any video for viewing in 1080p, generally considered the highest resolution and thus best picture quality available today. The site has even posted a 1080p test video in case you're curious about how good high-def videos will actually look. Nothin' Beats 1080p YouTube first made high-definition video available ... (view more)

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