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Twitter is streaming live commentary shows for the NCAA’s Final Four

he social network is streaming an as-it-happens NCAA Final Four commentary show through @marchmadness, Final Four Twitter Live, starting with the Auburn vs. Virginia game on April 6th (that’s right now, if you’re watching in time) and wrapping up with a championship show on April 8th at 9PM Eastern. – Jon Fingas, Engadget » https://engt.co/2I1Bkpj

Purdue stupidly decides to block Netflix, Hulu from classrooms

Allegedly, these sites, deemed “recreational” by the university, take away from the academic uses for the internet and experiments showed that banning these lower the broadband cost, which sounds great on paper. Unfortunately, this is an excuse by the Purdue administration to save money and not actually beneficial to the students or university. – Taylor Sturm, Netflix Life » https://ift.tt/2XmoyWK

After Losing NCAA Scholarship Due To YouTube Channel, Donald De La Haye Gets A Win In Court

A court case concerning an under-explored area of YouTube law is heating up. A Florida judge has denied the University of Central Florida (UCF)’s request to dismiss a lawsuit filed by Donald De La Haye, who lost his football scholarship at UCF after making ad revenue from videos he posted to his YouTube channel. – Sam Gutelle, Tubefilter https://ift.tt/2Jb6w1F

U Michigan Library Adds Video Streaming Service

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University of Michigan‘s library introduced Kanopy to its community in August. Although the service boasts 26,000 documentaries, training films and theatrical releases in its collection, U Michigan focused its announcement on 600 videos in the area of the arts. Users are able to browse videos by subject or title. They can also create playlists and video clips. Streaming can be done on a PC with Flash, a Mac, iPads, iPhones and other mobile devices. – Dian Schaffhauser, Campus Technology

On-Campus Internet TV Service Philo Expands, Now Live At Over 40 Universities In The U.S.

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Philo, the NEA and HBO-backed startup that’s bringing traditional cable television, including both live TV and DVR functionality, to consumers’ mobile devices, has been working to expand its footprint in the university market. Since raising an additional $10 million in venture funding earlier this year, the company is now announcing it has gone live at 15 more universities around the U.S., bringing its total roster of universities to now 40. – Sarah Perez, TechCrunch

How To Stream College Football

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Well fall is on its way and so is College Football. There are more ways than ever to access one of the most popular sports in America these days. While football is always on TV both via cable and via over the air antennas the amount of streaming options has exploded in the past few years. We have put together a comprehensive guide for watching college football through streaming on a variety of services from free apps, conference digital networks and the big networks. Stream On! – Ryan Michael Downey, The Streaming Advisor

College of New Rochelle Athletics Announces Live Video Streaming Schedule

CNRAthletics.com, the official athletics website of The College of New Rochelle Blue Angels, is adding live video streaming for all basketball home games for the 2014-15 season, beginning with the Blue Angels basketball season. […] The live video streaming, in partnership with EZStream, the Official Video Streaming Partner of the ECAC, is currently available free of charge on CNRAthletics.com. – New Rochelle’s Talk of the Sound 
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RHA discusses providing Netflix-like movie streaming service to residence halls

Signing onto the $30,000 service would allow on-campus students to stream more 200 movies from the residence halls at any time. The distributor, Swank Motion Picture, provides Netflix-like movie streaming to about 200 universities through its Residence Life Cinema page. It currently represents major studios like Walt Disney Pictures, Warner Bros., Sony Pictures, NBC Universal Pictures, New Line Cinema and Lionsgate. It provides online streaming through tablets, mobile phones, and gaming consoles. On the movie page, students can upload “bumpers,” which work like ads, for promoting philanthropies and other events and addressing issues like campus safety. – The Daily Nebraskan
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Northwestern first in Midwest to offer free streaming cable in dorms

Northwestern University is rolling out a new perk for students that no Ivy League school can match — full streaming cable service for all dorm dwellers. Beginning this fall, Xfinity on Campus will provide residential students more than 130 live channels, including everything from major broadcast networks to Comedy Central, sent via WiFi to their computers, laptops and mobile devices. […] Northwestern is the first university in the Midwest to offer the service, and one of only eight across the U.S., Comcast said Monday. The cost for streaming cable is included in the rent for campus housing. Students can upgrade their service to gain access to premium channels such as HBO and Showtime. – Robert Channick,Chicago Tribune
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