3Crowd Lets Customers Roll Their Own CDN

For many web publishers, CDN costs are a fact of life and just the cost of doing business on the Internet. But technology startup 3Crowd believes that by enabling customers to build their own caches, it will be able to send CDN costs down to zero.

Limelight Adds CMS to the Cloud With Clickability Buy

Limelight has spent the last few years acquiring pieces and tacking on new value-added services to its legacy CDN business. Adding a content management system like Clickability could make it even easier for its customers to manage and monetize digital media across their web properties.

Royal Wedding Breaks Records, Not the Internet

The royal wedding between Prince William and Kate Middleton was a very gallant affair, and one that amassed huge global audiences online. Due to a large number of live streams available, viewers from all over were able to tune in live from wherever they were.

Brightcove Dumps Limelight for Akamai

Brightcove is announcing today that it is transitioning to Akamai’s CDN and working with it to roll out new features to clients based on Akamai’s HD network. The move will come as a blow to Limelight, which previously owned the bulk of Brightcove’s video delivery business.

TechUniversity: Conditional Formatting with Numbers

Conditional formatting in Numbers lets you format the contents of a cell based on certain rules. So say you want to show all negative numbers as red and bold…conditional formatting lets us do that! We’ll cover how to apply conditional formatting to numbers, text and dates.

Vid-Biz: Limelight, Irdeto, RipCode

Limelight Shows Off Adobe’s HTTP Dynamic Streaming; at NAB this week, Limelight and DirecTV provided a joint demo of Adobe’s new HTTP Dynamic Streaming technology, which combines the benefits of Flash streaming with the benefits of HTTP delivery. (Limelight blog)
Irdeto Secures Adobe Flash Access 2.0; content protection firm announced an agreement with Adobe to support Flash Access 2.0, through which it will provide a hosted licensing service for content providers to distribute digital media content securely over the Internet. (Multichannel News)
RipCode Brings Streaming Flash Video to iPhone & iPad; the startup’s TransAct Transcoder V6 works by intercepting Adobe Flash video and translating it into a format compatible with both the iPhone and the iPad. (ReadWriteWeb)
Sky Strikes an IPTV Deal With Canvas Box Maker Humax; the satellite TV distributor has won carriage for its Sky Player on another hybrid TV box — this time from Humax, the UK’s largest Freeview set-top box maker and Project Canvas “innovation partner.” (paidContent:UK)
Time Warner Cable Relaunches Site En Espanol; the cable operator redesigned its Spanish-language Web site, TimeWarnerCable.com/Espanol, which includes new e-commerce features, information, tips and videos. (Multichannel News)
FLO TV To Add Interactive, VOD Features; FLO users will be able to click for more information about a show or click to buy an advertised product, as well as having access to a catch-up service that will allow popular shows to be stored on FLO-enabled mobile devices for on-demand viewing. (Multichannel News)
Advocates Warn Court of Viacom’s DMCA Proposals; a group of public interest groups filed an amicus brief on Monday on behalf of YouTube in its battle with Viacom, taking aim at the latter’s “dangerous and unnecessary” interpretation of the safe harbor provisions in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. (Ars Technica)