Whether you're a YouTube or Dailymotion fan, both require a little help to download videos, easily, such as AVGO International's Free Dailymotion Downloader. Like similar tools, you just have to copy and paste the URL of the video you want to grab, and Free Dailymotion Downloader does the rest. There's a One-Click Download option, too. Free Dailymotion Downloader supports proxies, multiple online accounts, and a variety of interface languages. And despite its name, Free Dailymotion Downloader supports YouTube, too, as well as Hulu, Disney, and many others -- as well as dozens of Chinese video hosting sites. … Read more
Yahoo is apparently abandoning plans to secure majority control over video site Dailymotion due to objections from the French government.
According to Reuters, plans to secure a 75 percent stake in the video site -- owned by telecommunications company France-Telecom Orange -- fell apart after the French government objected to the idea that the "country would lose control over one of its biggest Internet industry successes in such a deal."
The French government sought to persuade Yahoo to acquire a 50 percent stake instead. However, this apparently wasn't an option the tech giant was willing to entertain. … Read more
Yahoo's bid to take a controlling stake in French video-sharing site Dailymotion has reportedly been killed by the French government.
Dailymotion, which is owned by France-Telecom, was in talks to sell a 75 percent stake to Yahoo, according to a report last month by The Wall Street Journal. The deal was expected to give Yahoo a much-needed boost in the overseas video-sharing space, which is mainly dominated by services like Google's YouTube.
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is working on buying a controlling stake in video-sharing site Dailymotion, The Wall Street Journal reported today.
Unnamed sources told the Journal that Yahoo is in talks with France Telecom, the company that owns Dailymotion, to buy as much as 75 percent of the site. The site may be valued at about $300 million.
It's far from a done deal at this point, according to the Journal's sources, but Yahoo could use a boost in the video-sharing space, which is mainly dominated by services like Google's YouTube.
A trade group that represents Google, Facebook, and other Internet companies active in France is upset over French regulations that require the companies to retain personal data on their users for a full year.
The French group Association of Internet Community Services (Google Translate version) is taking its case to France's Conseil d'Etat, or State Council, on behalf of several Internet companies, which also include eBay and online video site Dailymotion. Launching its appeal with the State Council, which is considered the Supreme Court in France in charge of public law litigation, ASIC is looking to have the … Read more
There's a ton of great video content on the Internet, and Dailymotion is one of the most popular sources for it. The unfortunate thing about online videos, of course, is the fact that they can't be viewed if you're somewhere without an Internet connection. Improved DailyMotion Downloader makes it easy to download videos from Dailymotion in a variety of formats, letting you entertain yourself with videos even when you're offline.
The program really couldn't be easier to use. It appears as an icon in your computer's system tray, and to download a video you … Read more
The company has partnered with Stupeflix, a standalone media mash-up tool, to let users upload up to 30 photos, as well as an audio track that is turned into a video. This is distinctly different from companies like Animoto, that curate and maintain a collection of ready-to-go music tracks that can be used as the background music.
As for creating these slideshows, there's very little control over order and duration of the slides. Some might find this … Read more
There's more video content online these days than ever before, and the choices keep growing. YouGooDai isn't an obscure martial arts movie but a free media player from Mode2. You can use it to browse and watch streaming video from popular video sites like YouTube, Google, and Dailymotion--the "YouGooDai" in the program's name--as well as others such as Joox and Peekvid. It plays flv, divx, and other file formats. You can create playlists with your favorite Internet TV shows, videos, and RSS feeds and share them with others. The program can also play media files … Read more
Apparently that wasn't enough though, because late Sunday the company released its own application that offers a handful of additional features for users with an iPhone or iPod Touch who want a native app instead of … Read more
Media "discovery" site StumbleUpon announced Tuesday that its video service, Stumble Video, has a host of new content available: content sites College Humor, Funny or Die, and VBS.tv, as well as video-hosting sites Vimeo, DailyMotion, and Veoh.
Stumble Video, which uses past preferences to pick out videos that a member might like--in other words, a nifty procrastination tool--already amasses content from big sites like YouTube, MySpaceTV, and Metacafe.