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Italian Court Reinstates ISP Block on The Pirate Bay

Los Angeles - An Italian court has ruled that ISPs in the country must block access to file-sharing hub The Pirate Bay, reinstating a ban that...

Video Caption Transcriber 3Play Media Raises Funding

Somerville, Mass. - 3Play Media, a developer of video caption transcription technology, announced that it has raised $450,000 in funding from angel investors. Massachusetts-based 3Play specializes in time synchronization,...

Swedish Web Movie Service Voddler Gets $3.5 Million

Stockholm, Sweden - Voddler, a provider of streaming video services, has raised $3.5 million in new funding from Eqvitec Partners. Founded in 2005, Stockholm, Sweden-based Voddler is still beta...

H.264 Video Codec to Remain Free to Websites Through 2015

Los Angeles - The widely-used H.264 video codec will remain free to utilize by Web publishers through at least 2015, following a five-year extension of the freebie...

Epix Movie Channel Signs Carriage Deal With Charter

New York - Epix, the pay-TV movie channel joint venture between Viacom (NYSE:  VIA), its Paramount Pictures unit, MGM and Lionsgate, announced on Thursday that it...

AT&T Allows Live TV Streaming on iPhone via SlingPlayer

Dallas - AT&T (NYSE: T) has reversed its stance and will allow live TV streaming over its 3G network to iPhones using Sling Media's streaming service. The company...

Aussie Court: ISPs Not Liable for Users' Copyright Infringement

Sydney - A federal judge in Australia has ruled that Internet service providers cannot be held liable for copyright infringements committed by their subscribers, dealing a...

Sony PSP App to Stream Live Football to Arsenal Fans

London - Sony (NYSE: SNE) Computer Entertainment has released a new application that will provide live streaming video of English Premier League football team Arsenal to PSP handheld...

College Lecture Podcast Firm Echo360 Raises Funds

Dulles, Va. - Echo360, a provider of Internet audio and video technology used by universities, has raised $6.8 million in an extension of its second round...

Online Video Ad Network BrightRoll Raises $10 Million

San Francisco - BrightRoll, an online video advertising network, announced on Wednesday that it has raised $10 million in third round financing, led by Scale Venture Partners. Previous...