YouTube adds Chromecast support for live streams to its iOS and Android apps

Watching YouTube (S GOOG) live streams on the TV just got a bit easier: Chromecast owners can now beam any live video streams straight from the YouTube iOS and Android apps to Google’s streaming stick. Casting of live YouTube’s live streams  wasn’t supported at all when Chromecast launched last year, and YouTube added the capability to cast live streams to its desktop app earlier this year. Now, all we need is a way to actually find all those live feeds — YouTube’s live streaming directory mysteriously disappeared a few months ago.

YouTube adds pay-per-view to live streaming

Pay-per-view is coming to YouTube: The site announced that publishers with access to its live streaming platform will now be able to charge for live events. YouTube also said that it will eventually give more publishers access to live streaming.

Bambuser exec streams live from New York, for 24 hours

Remember Justin Kan, the Justin.tv founder who broadcasted much of his life online to kickstart his company? Hans Eriksson from Swedish Justin.tv competitor Bambuser tries to bring back some of that early live streaming spirit with a 24-hour live tour of New York this week.

Where to watch the Tour de France 2011 online

Cycling fans have some exciting weeks ahead of them, with the Tour de France starting this weekend. Most of the races will happen during work hours in the U.S., but NBC is selling an all-access pass to watch the entire tour online and on your iPad.