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Vessel readies on slipway for 2015 launch

It’s the much talked-about startup with heavyweight founders and backers that could just mark the beginning of the end for YouTube as we know it – “Vessel” is getting ready to launch a website (and app) that promises to pay video creators far more for...

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YouTube pre-empts copyright strikes

In an attempt to make its Creators more aware of the issues they may fall foul of if they upload videos with copyright music tracks on them, YouTube has unveiled a new search tool to solve the dilemma. Looking for a specific track in YouTube’s...

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Vimeo goes 4K; well, sort of

Artsy video hosting website Vimeo is now offering 4K video – but for downloads only and for paid members of the site. If you’re on Vimeo Pro and selling On Demand, you can now tick an option to make your 4K uploads available to viewers...

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Vimeo chills out to DMCA demands

There has been no small amount of coverage of YouTube’s recent-ish introduction of its copyright strike system which has both enabled legitimate copyright owners to issue infringement notices against people uploading their content without permission, and a whole host of cheapskate scammers and fraudsters to...

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New identities for YouTube Creators

A change is in the air for YouTube Creators with at least 500 subscribers to their channel – an unusually low bar for YouTube’s enhancements which have often demanded thousands of subscribers in the past. As channels grow, the original choice of username can become...

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New stills cam from Sony boasts super stabiliser

There’s a new full-frame camera on the block and it’s toting a 5-axis optical stabilisation system on the sensor – a world first, apparently. It’s Sony’s A7 II, building on the success of a line of cameras including the highly-rated-for-video A7S. Sony says the camera offers “outstanding image...

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New firmware for Panasonic GH4

The Panasonic GH4 quickly became a smash hit with video-makers and now there’s a tweak to its internal firmware to give you “enhanced controllability and performance”. Heady stuff. Specifically, the HDMI output’s been updated so that timecode and a recording control – as defined by...

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More effects from Red Giant

There’s been another update to Red Giant’s “Universe” effects package. Version 1.3 brings 13 new tools of which 6 are free and 7 you have to pay for, from a total of 81 effects overall in the suite. The new effects include one to make your...