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This Week in Highlights – The Top 5 Moments of the Week!

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It has been quite a busy week on Ustream!
In case you missed it, here is a run-down of the top 5 Ustream moments this week, in no particular order:

Apple Reveals the New iPad
Apple CEO Tim Cook introduces the new iPad which will start at $499 and be available starting March 16! Whether you call it iPad 3, iPad HD, or simply The New iPad, come take a look at what is currently the talk of the town in tech.

Oprah Winfrey Joins Lady Gaga at Harvard
Lady Gaga descended on Harvard University with Oprah Winfrey on Wednesday to launch the Born This Way Foundation, aimed at empowering young people.

Making of Halo 4
Gamers Unite! The team at 343 Industries breaks down their reinvention of the Halo franchise.

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Ocho Cinco and Evelyn Lozada chat with fans
Patriots wide receiver Chad Ochocinco and Basketball Wives cast member Evelyn Lozada chat with fans on Ustream! See what the two reality lovebirds had to say here.

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Decorah Mom keeps Eggs Warm in Blanket of Snow
The eggs have FINALLY arrived at Decorah and we are very EGGCITED for the upcoming hatch of new eaglets! Did anyone catch this moment live?

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What was your favorite moment this week?

Let you know your favorite Ustream moment in the comments below, and you may be featured in next week’s “Viewers Choice” highlight!

Weekly Events Calendar 3/5

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More Business of Being Born Movie and Q&A
Monday, 3/5 at 6p PT/9p ET
Ricki Lake is a cult film star, daytime talk show host, and documentary filmmaker, who chronicled the birth of her own child in a movie called “The Business of Being Born.” On Monday night, Ricki will sit down for a live Q&A with other celebrity moms to discuss the options available when it comes to giving birth and they’ll be screening the follow-up of her first film, “More Business of Being Born” in its entirety!

Urthecast Interview with CEO Scott Larson
Tuesday, 3/6 at 4p PT/7p ET
UrtheCast is launching the world’s first ever high definition, streaming video platform of planet Earth. The camera will be installed on the outside of the International Space Station through a joint effort with the Russian Space Agency, and will provide a 40 km wide, high resolution, color image down to as close as 1.1 metres. Tune in for a chat with Urthcast CEO Scott Larson to learn all about the project!

AngelHack: Top 10 Teams Pitch to Investors
Monday, 3/5 at 6p PT/9p ET
Angelhack brings together startup communities from around the country for a hackathon competition judged by top Angel Investors. This years’ AngelHack focuses on the communities of Boston and San Francisco and has over $50K in prizes for the most innovative team!

The StartupBus from SXSW
Starting Tuesday, 3/6 at 12p PT/3p ET
Imagine this: you and a team of strangers, on a bus traveling 60 mph, have 72 hours to conceive, build, and launch a startup. That’s what will be going down on the StartupBus starting on Tuesday. Then, during SXSW stay tuned for live broadcasts of the StartupBus Finals, and go inside the hottest parties across Austin, TX.

iPad 3 Launch Coverage
Wednesday, 3/7 all day
Wednesday is like Christmas for all you Apple fans out there–because the all-new iPad 3 will be unveiled to the world! We have coverage from CNET, Techcrunch, and more, so be sure to stay tuned to catch all the latest news.
CNET Live Coverage: Starting at 9:45a PT/12:45p ET
Apple Live Keynotes: Starting at 10a PT/1p ET
TechCrunch Coverage: Starting at 4p PT/7p ET

Texas Motor Speedway Media Day
Tuesday, 3/6 at 10:30a PT/1:30p ET
Come to one of the largest sports stadiums in America for the Texas Motor Speedway Media Day. Just how big is the stadium? Let’s just say that FOUR Cowboy Stadiums could fit inside it’s 1.5 mile track. Be sure to tune in for big time racing action and all the motorsports you can handle!

Inside Pool and Billiards
Thursday, 3/8 – Saturday 3/11
Don’t miss Inside Pool Magazine’s live coverage of the Super Billiards Expo Diamond Players Championship. Top billiards players in the world will convene in

 

Frontline Club: Al Jazeera English + BBC Discuss Roots of Arab Uprisings
Tuesday, 3/6 at 11a PT/2p ET
Marwan Bishara Al Jazeera English’s senior political analyst and editor will be joining senior BBC presenter and special correspondent Lyse Doucet to discuss the roots of the uprisings across the Arab world, how they have evolved from country to country, the shifts they have created in the region and asking what lies ahead as people continue to battle for freedom and justice?

Super Tuesday: TV One’s Washington Watch w/ Roland S. Martin
Tuesday, 3/6 at 4p PT/7p ET
On Tuesday, March 6, the GOP will hold their presidential primaries in about 10 states. It has been dubbed Super Tuesday. Roland S. Martin will be provide a unique perspective on the election results as they come in–he is partnering with Howard University’s John H. Johnson School of Communications to involve students in the discussion. What will the election results mean for black America, and Americans in general? Tune in for a lively discussion from both sides of the aisle.

US State Department: International Women of Courage Awards Presentation
Thursday, 3/8 at 11a PT/2p ET
In honor of this year’s International Women’s Day, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, First Lady Michelle Obama, and Ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues Melanne Verveer will host the International Women of Courage Awards, honoring remarkable women from around the world.

The iPad meets Ustream

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We have updated our Ustream application for iOS devices with a great new interface designed specifically for iPad users.  In addition to native support for Apple’s tablet we have made some key improvements to the application for iPhone and iPod touch users including access to all content through some extensive backend server updates.

You can download the application directly from the App Store or grab your iDevice and search for Ustream.

Want More ?!?  Check out these key features and some sweet eye candy while your waiting for your download to finish!

Navigate through featured channels, browse by categories or search for live and recorded content on Ustream… The best of Ustream at your fingertips on Apple’s beautiful 9.7 inch screen :-D

You can also start a live broadcast from your iPad 2 (from either camera) or switch in the middle of your broadcast using some intuitively placed controls ;-)

Share live moments with millions of potential viewers with the touch of a button across all Ustream applications including: iOS, Android, Windows Phone, desktop browsers, Google TV, Boxee, Panasonic Viera Cast, Ustream Lounge, and Ustream for Facebook.  Pretty much, Ustream Everywhere!

Some other cool features to check out…

Film Strip Button - While watching full screen video on iPad you can easily check out what’s going on across Ustream without stopping what you are currently watching.

AirPlay Support – Have an AppleTV then check out our sweet implementation of Airplay.  Just press the Airplay icon while watching a video and BOOM! You are now watching video on your TV set and best of all you can continue the conversation on your iPad or iPhone through Chat and Social Stream for the truly multi-screen interactive living room experience.

Thank you for your continuous support and we hope you’ll like this update as much as we do. Stay tuned for more updates and keep on streaming!