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360-degree videos bring Facebook one step closer to a VR News Feed

Facebook's News Feed is now more immersive than ever thanks to 360-degree videos, which are available for desktop browsers now.

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Microsoft's Azure cloud gets live video encoding for everyone

Microsoft has made its Live Encoding service generally available as part of a slew of updates to the Azure Media Services suite announced Thursday.

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Microsoft's Edge browser will natively support WebM video

Microsoft has continued its trend of embracing open source software, announcing Tuesday that its new Edge browser will support the VP9 video codec for playing WebM video.

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Canon's DSLR camera boasts an insane 120-megapixels

Canon's latest prototype DSLR camera features a 120-megapixel sensor with more than double the resolution of the EOS 5DS and 5DS R.

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Canon goes big on resolution with 250-megapixel sensor

Canon developed an experimental CMOS sensor with 250 megapixels that could be used in some enterprise applications such as surveillance.

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Amazon snaps up Elemental to boost video on AWS

Amazon will acquire Elemental Technologies in a bid to enrich the video capabilities of its AWS cloud service, the company announced Thursday.

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Ricoh's 360-degree Theta camera gets better images, video

Ricoh's Theta, a candy bar-sized camera that can capture all-around images, is getting an upgrade.

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Facebook to crack down on pirated videos

Facebook is improving its technology to better identify videos uploaded to its site without the permission of copyright holders.

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How to replace Windows Media Center’s DVR features in Windows 10

Windows Media Center was the best over-the-air DVR solution for PC before Microsoft removed it in Windows 10. Now, users must make the best of other options.

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Xbox One is getting over-the-air DVR, with caveats

Users will need to bring their own hard drives, and the existing Xbox TV tuner can’t watch and record shows at the same time.

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AT&T starts bundling mobile service with DirecTV mere weeks after takeover

Because this is TV we’re talking about, new subscribers get a way better deal than loyal customers.

How to share a video privately on YouTube or Vimeo

You can control who has access to your video (but you can't control who's sitting next to them while they watch it).