• The Day Live Web Video Streaming Failed Us

    The Day Live Web Video Streaming Failed Us

    Yesterday was supposed to be the day that live Web video streaming took on TV broadcasting. CNN.com alone served a record 21.3 million streams, with a peak of 1.3 million simultaneous streams. And Akamai reported a peak of 5.4 million simultaneous visitors per minute to the various news sites for which it hosts video, and more than 7 million simultaneous streams. With millions tuning in… Read More

  • Accel Pours $8M into Israeli RayV

    Accel Pours $8M into Israeli RayV

    Globes is reporting that RayV has raised $8M in Series B from Accel Partners. While the company has been in stealth mode, and its site offers little information, sources have confirmed that RayV is developing a P2P live broadcasting offering. Evidentially, users will be able to create and broadcast video playlists at “high video quality”. Similar to Joost, RayV will require the… Read More