• Yahoo Relaunches Yahoo Video

    Amid the turmoil of staff layoffs, takeover offers and merger discussions, Yahoo has relaunched Yahoo Video. The biggest change to the service is the addition of a 16:9 viewer, along with support for files up to 150mb, embedable playlists and improved user profiles. The content focus has changed from simply offering content uploaded by users, to including video material from other Yahoo… Read More

  • Yahoo Music Releases Video 3.0

    Yahoo Music launched Video 3.0 in beta today. The company sent us the screenshots below to give us a preview of the new video player. Video 3.0 will have both Firefox and Mac compatibility through flash technology, higher quality video streams, and tailored playlist capabilities. It will also allow users to control the player’s video sequence, much like Yahoo Music Unlimited and, to… Read More

  • Comscore: MySpace Video traffic doubled in July

    Web traffic analyst firm Comscore has released their numbers for July and the most striking finding was that traffic to MySpace Video has doubled since June. Prime competitor YouTube saw a 20% increase according to Comscore, putting the site in the top 50 sites visited on the web. Still leading the online video pack? Yahoo! Video, with 21.1 million visitors, up 28-percent from… Read More

  • Yahoo Battles YouTube, But Forgets to Bring Flickr

    The new Yahoo Video product is launching tonight (Wednesday) at 9 pm PST. The big change? Yahoo Video is targeting YouTube by allowing user-generated videos on the site. The biggest disappointment? The product is not being integrated (yet) into Flickr. Yahoo Video will continue to allow major video publishers direct API access to the site, as well as crawling the web for relevant videos as well. Read More