Some of Our Fave D Conference Videos Before AllThingsD Signs Off in 3 … 2 … 1 …

Tech and media bigs on the red-hot seat.
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Viral Video: Even Jerry Seinfeld Has a Drone. What’s With That?

This Crackle show works a lot better than you’d think.
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Rdio Killed the Vdio Star

Not even a year old, and already Vdio is taking a dirt nap. Rdio said on Friday that it is scrapping the nascent video-streaming platform with which it had hoped to take on Netflix and Hulu. “Despite our efforts, we were not able to deliver the differentiated customer experience we had hoped for, and so Vdio is now closed,” the company said in a message to users of the service. Evidently, Rdio’s bottom line has taken precedence over its dreams of becoming a global entertainment streaming platform.

Intel Bets on Video Everywhere With Investment in Taiwan’s SanJet

Think GoPro but with more of a day-to-day feel.
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Viral Video: Country Music 2013 — Trucks, Girls in Trucks, Drinking in Trucks With Girls

Also drinking in trucks by riverbanks with girls.
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Vivoom Shoots Mobile Video With Movie and TV-Like Effects

GenArts, maker of the iOS app, is a big supplier of visual effects software to TV and motion picture studios.
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A Christmas Message From Edward Snowden: “Asking Is Always Cheaper Than Spying” (Video)

Then again, Santa has been using a magic snowball to naughty-or-nice monitor us at no cost for centuries now.
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Once Again — Ho Ho, the Drone Mistletoe (Video)

To be clear, these adorkable flying machines are lulling us into a jolly sense of security before they attack.
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Here’s What a Facebook Video Ad Looks Like