If you thought the recent fracas with the Libyan government and .ly domains had put an end to cute, shortened URLs you'd be wrong.
Today, Sorenson Media, a proprietary video codec and video software company, unveiled the latest shortener service, called Vid.vu, which it says has been built to simplify sharing and tracking of video pages.
Users won't just be able to make any link a Vid.vu shortened URL though. Instead, the company is using it in conjunction with its Web-based encoding tool, the Sorenson Squeeze Server. Videos that go through this process can then be … Read more