Broadband Video Round-Up

--Boxee Box Features QWERTY Remote
--Howcast Launches Two New Ultra-Short-Form Video Formats
--Hulu Backer Teams with Search Company, Baidu, on New Chinese Broadband Video Service
--TV Guide Magazine Taps Kaltura to Power Video on its Web Site
A number of items of broadband video news came across [itvt]'s desk Tuesday. Here is a brief round-up: D-Link on Tuesday officially launched its new Boxee Box (an extensive preview of which was provided at Boxee's Beta Launch event in Brooklyn last month-- see the article published on, December 8th ). A press release from the company provides some information on the various video formats that are supported by the new box. Meanwhile, a...

Univision to Offer Long- and Short-Form Programming on YouTube

--YouTube Teams with Target on "Holiday Solutions" Channel, Launches Citizen Journalism Tool
Univision Interactive Media , the digital arm of US Spanish-language broadcaster, Univision Communications, said Monday that it has signed a deal with YouTube to offer short- and long-form video on the latter's site. "This is a very exciting milestone, as it represents the first time that any Univision programming is available on the Web outside our own properties in both a short- and long-form format," Kevin Conroy, president of Univision Interactive Media, said in a...