wants to become MTV for the digital generation

The act of discovering new music videos and watching them in a leanback experience has not yet been made easy by distributors. That’s a problem hopes to solve, combining discovery and playback in a way that will position it as MTV for the digital generation. Is Like Pandora + MTV for Online Music Videos

Remember what it was like to turn on MTV and watch music videos all day? is kind of like that, but better. The startup serves up streams of music videos that are not only are tailored to the viewer, but actually sound good together.

5 Tips From YouTube on How to Rock YouTube

The gang at YouTube had a busy year when it came to creating new features and improving on new ones — so here’s a quick look at five things you may not have known you could do while using the world’s largest video site.

YouTube Makes Leanback Smarter With Custom Channels

Users watching YouTube Leanback spend 30 minutes watching video — twice as much as users of the traditional site — and it’s YouTube’s goal to make that difference even larger. Tonight comes a new initiative in that effort: Personalized channels created around specific topics, accessible through Leanback.

YouTube Enables 10-Foot Browsing With Remote Android App

YouTube (s GOOG) today announced the launch of YouTube Remote, an app for Android phones that will allow viewers to navigate YouTube Leanback with a ten foot experience. The app is available form the Android store beginning at 12:00 p.m. PT today.

YouTube Goes For The Holy Grail of TV

YouTube has finally rolled out its YouTube Leanback user interface, which was designed with Google TV in mind, and provides a way to easily navigate the site while viewing it on a big screen, as well as the non-stop viewing users expect from watching TV.

Like a Good Google Soldier, YouTube Sides With the Web

Yesterday, the Google-owned YouTube launched new mobile and the living-room versions, both of them entirely web-based and accessible from any browser. It’s a big move for an resource-intensive video streaming service to shrug off the benefits of native apps and go exclusively through the web.

Vid-Biz: FLO TV, YouTube Leanback, ESPN 3-D

Today on the Net: FLO TV hopes to use the World Cup to garner more subscribers to its mobile video service, YouTube Leanback could get a big boost from being a part of Google TV, and ESPN expects big things from 3-D.