Brightcove adds web app kit for Amazon Fire TV; Popcorntime tentacles extend into PC browsers

More online video news from across the Web:

> Brightcove has released a web app kit for Amazon Fire TV so developers can optimize content delivery from Brightcove's VideoCloud to the streaming device. Release

> YipTV says it is now offering its multilingual linear OTT service on both iOS and Android platforms. Release

> The first six episodes of Amazon's new comedy Catastrophe will premiere on June 16. Release

> Popcorntime has added streaming capability from desktop browsers, furthering the reach of the torrent-aggregating software. Story

> YouTube launched 60 fps live streaming in a move to take on uber-popular Twitch. Story

> Prime Focus Technologies, which helps media and entertainment clients like Disney and Warner Bros. Television deliver their content digitally, has been certified by Apple to deliver content directly to iTunes. Release

> Periscope launched on the Android platform, instantly boosting the live-streaming app's audience. Story

And finally… Diary of a cord-cutter: feeling "free" at first, "sick of Hulu" by the end of the first month. Story