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3Crowd is now XDN, launches federated CDN

3Crowd is rebranding itself XDN — which stands for eXchange Delivery Network — and finally coming out of beta. The startup founded by BitGravity’s former CTO plans to offer content delivery services to anyone at a steep discount when compared to providers like Akamai and Limelight.

World IPv6 switch-over event scheduled for June 6

The Internet Society is organizing a pow wow of big ISPs, web companies and networking equipment providers on June 6 to ceremonially bury the world’s current Internet protocol, IPv4, and permanently implement its successor, IPv6.

Royal Wedding Breaks Records, Not the Internet

The royal wedding between Prince William and Kate Middleton was a very gallant affair, and one that amassed huge global audiences online. Due to a large number of live streams available, viewers from all over were able to tune in live from wherever they were.

Limelight Gets Into Video Management With Delve Networks Purchase

Limelight Networks is adding video management and syndication to its suite of offerings for media and enterprise customers, acquiring Delve Networks for an undisclosed mix of cash and stock. With the purchase, Limelight will begin offering services that compete with offerings from Brightcove, Ooyala and thePlatform.

Curling on Mobiles: The Winter Olympics By the Numbers

The Vancouver 2010 Winter Games were a major hit on the Net, as outlined on NewTeeVee earlier today. NBCOlympics.com clocked 710 million page views and 46 million unique visits. They were equally big on mobiles, too — far more than when they were held in Beijing.

Vid-Biz: Hulu, Boxee, Sky

At Hulu, ‘Free’ May Turn into ‘Fee’; one plan that the site is considering would allow users to view the five most…

Limelight Co-Founder Chooses Akamai

Remember how last week we talked about white-label video providers clamoring to align themselves with Akamai (s AKAM)? Contentinople has the eye-catching…

Amazon's CloudFront Could Storm Rival CDNs

Today Amazon Web Services launched the beta version of its content delivery network service called CloudFront. This is a good move for Amazon, and something that may put the hurt on fellow CDNs such as Limelight and Akamai.

Here Come the Mobile CDNs

Today, telco gear maker Dilithium Networks launched a software product for carriers, content publishers and content delivery networks that can handle all…