Google video going live
Lots of people.
Google wants to provide a comfy home for that video, and an easy way to access it (whether it's paid or free). They're using an open source video player called VLC, which plays video content inside the browser. And they're launching today.
They're gonna be a major player. Here's John Battelle's commentary.
Update: and an AP article. Google's stock surged past $300 today.