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SXSW: The Future Application Ecosystem

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In a world of web-based services that depend on various other services, like Twitter or Google Maps data, your product will only be as strong as your weakest API call. I’ve found it’s actually a fun topic to discuss. For developers and web-based businesses, thinking about and managing federated flows...
SXSW: The Future Application Ecosystem

Online Video Content Pioneer Revision3 In Acquisition Talks With The Discovery Channel

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Seven years in, Revision3 and its stable of web stars have more than survived the tough early days of building a video content business on the web. The San Francisco company is now bringing in a respectable 100 million video views per month, following a big 2011 — and it may be about...
Online Video Content Pioneer Revision3 In Acquisition Talks With The Discovery Channel
Audience Development Specialist Alphabird Acquires Video Distribution Startup Castfire

The Bottom Line on Apple and YouTube

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Normally, losing home page placement for an app on the iPhone and iPad would cause gnashing of teeth and wailing of tongues in the afflicted boardroom, along with wholesale firings and restructuring. But in YouTube’s case, losing that coveted spot on Apple’s mobile devices is an unequivocal blessing, not a...
The Bottom Line on Apple and YouTube

Cable’s answer to the NewFront? Discovery buys Revision3

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Major internet video platforms including YouTube and Yahoo have just finished making aggressive overtures to Madison Avenue, trying to steal away a portion of cable TV’s advertising share. But on Thursday, one of cable TV’s stalwart programmers, Discovery Communications, answered in a big strategic way, acquiring Revision3, a top supplier...
Cable’s answer to the NewFront? Discovery buys Revision3
Web TV startup Revision3 may sell to Discovery Channel for $40M, sources say

Yardsale for iOS might be the quickest way to sell all of the stuff sitting around your house

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When it’s time to get that new goodie that Apple just announced, most geeks start looking around the house for things to sell, or at least I do. Whether it’s an outdated phone, or a pair of shoes that never made their way out of the box, there’s money to...
Yardsale for iOS might be the quickest way to sell all of the stuff sitting around your house

YouTube Conference VidCon Hits Milestones with Awkwardness

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The unofficial three-day YouTube users conference, known as VidCon, is currently going through puberty (as were many attendees), and the awkwardness on display was on par with a single father explaining to his daughter how a training bra works. Like any teen at this pivotal stage in their life, the...
YouTube Conference VidCon Hits Milestones with Awkwardness

LeWeb London is almost here, and you can win a free ticket

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In less than two weeks, the LeWeb conference will be upon us and London will be buzzing with the arrival of tech founders, speakers, startups and more. Expect a vast collection of tech experts, entrepreneurs and innovators to descend upon Central Hall Westminster over June 19 and 20. The list of...
LeWeb London is almost here, and you can win a free ticket

Kevin Rose Is Ready To Disrupt San Francisco

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So Valley veteran Kevin Rose will be at Disrupt SF on September 8th – 12th! Rose will be joining our growing coeterie of distinguished speakers, all of which now include: my former boss Michael Arrington, Marissa Mayer, Vinod Khosla, Marc Benioff, Ron Conway, Ben Horowitz, Joel Klein, San Francisco Mayor Ed...
Kevin Rose Is Ready To Disrupt San Francisco

Why Net Neutrality Is Too Important to Leave Up to the ISPs

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Anyone involved in the online video industry has to be chilled to the bone by the recent court ruling invalidating much of the FCC’s authority over broadband service providers. The court essentially told the FCC that it couldn’t force Comcast to pass all bits equally through its cable modems, in...
Why Net Neutrality Is Too Important to Leave Up to the ISPs

Why big media is buying YouTube stars -- and who could be next

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It’s been clear for a while now that big media brands are taking web video seriously, but how to get organic traction within the space has proven to be a bit of a pickle. The clearest example of this? The way in which YouTube’s funded originals program has evolved —...
Why big media is buying YouTube stars -- and who could be next

Are you on Facebook? Check out MyPermissions now. Seriously, just do it.

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Last week during one of my many recent trips to tech conferences all across Europe, namely DLD and Techono.me in Tel Aviv, Israel, I was invited to join Internet entrepreneur Jay Adelson (of Digg, Equinix, Revision3 and SimpleGeo fame) for a visit to the offices of startup incubator lool ventures....
Are you on Facebook? Check out MyPermissions now. Seriously, just do it.

3 People Who Could Run StumbleUpon Tomorrow

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StumbleUpon, the fast-growing social-discovery service, has lost cofounder Garrett Camp as CEO. And it's just getting started finding his replacement, a company spokesperson told me. That doesn't mean it has to lose a step. There's no shortage of talent on the market in Silicon Valley. Here are three choices: Marissa...
3 People Who Could Run StumbleUpon Tomorrow

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Pre-Roll Ad

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Revision3 CEO Jim Louderback contributed an interesting article to Adage.com today, expressing his distain for pre-roll ads and at the same time predicting that the format will stay around, simply because it happens to be the most effective form of advertising in the online video space to date. Louderback knows...
How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Pre-Roll Ad

Apps Rush: Doodle Tales, Viber, Revision3 for iPad, Pair, Nokia City Lens, TouchArcade and more

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What's new on the app stores on Wednesday 9 May 2012A selection of 19 new and notable apps for you today:Doodle TalesThis is an inventive idea for a storytelling app for kids. Doodle Tales gets them to create their own stories using brushes, shapes, stamps, text and backgrounds, adding in...
Apps Rush: Doodle Tales, Viber, Revision3 for iPad, Pair, Nokia City Lens, TouchArcade and more

Yep, Revision3 Has Been Acquired By The Discovery Channel

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The Discovery Channel is announcing that it has acquired online video company Revision3, as reported in AllThingsD. My boss Eric Eldon wrote on Monday night that a deal was in the works, with a price between $30 million and $40 million. Looks like he was right: Discovery isn’t releasing the...
Yep, Revision3 Has Been Acquired By The Discovery Channel

Machinima Raising Capital at $250 Million Valuation

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YouTube gaming channel Machinima is shopping a new round of funding worth up to $50 million, according to several sources familiar with the situation. The LA-based company, which earns money through an ad revenue sharing agreement with YouTube, has a pre-money valuation of between $200 million and $250 million. The...
Machinima Raising Capital at $250 Million Valuation

Confirmed: Revision3 acquired by Discovery Communications

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One of the Internet’s first big web video networks, Revision3 is getting acquired by Discovery Communications, the company that owns familiar cable networks such as the Discovery Channel, TLC, Animal Planet, Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN), and Science Channel. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, but earlier reports...
Confirmed: Revision3 acquired by Discovery Communications

Web Celebrity Toby Turner Fired From His Own Show: Has YouTube Gone Corporate?

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Blame it on the rise of corporate YouTube: Web celebrity Toby Turner was fired from his own CuteWinFail show sometime last week.  CuteWinFail - the show Turner created with YouTube businessman and celebrity Philip DeFranco and hosted three times a week for two years -  is essentially the YouTube equivalent of...
Web Celebrity Toby Turner Fired From His Own Show: Has YouTube Gone Corporate?

Revision3 acquired by Discovery

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Web 2.0 video production company Revision3 has agreed to be acquired by Discovery as part of a deal that could put its content on the popular TV network. [Read more]...
Revision3 acquired by Discovery
Google Ventures steals two marketing masterminds to blow its portfolio up

Who needs Diggnation? Revision3 growing without its star show

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The glory days of Diggnation may be over, but that isn’t stopping Revision3, the company that distributed the hit podcast for years. Even without what was thought to be its anchor program, the company is expanding. Today the firm announced the opening of a New York office, and the hiring...
Who needs Diggnation? Revision3 growing without its star show

AOL starts building its own TV network with newly launched video site ‘AOL On’

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We’ve known for a while now that AOL has aspirations of transforming its media empire into a fully fledged TV network built for the web. It announced a new live streaming video channel for the HuffingtonPost web publication back in February, but now it’s web video channel plans appear...
AOL starts building its own TV network with newly launched video site ‘AOL On’

Xbox Live picks up content from IndieFlix and Revision3, boosts SmartGlass to support Game of Thrones

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Heads up, Xbox owners: Microsoft is bringing new content to its Live service. Popular Web-TV service and once-home of Diggnation Revision3 is coming to your console. Also making the hop to Xbox is IndieFlix, which will bring, as its name implies, independent film content. Other releases announced today include season...
Xbox Live picks up content from IndieFlix and Revision3, boosts SmartGlass to support Game of Thrones
Wait, did Google just hire Kevin Rose?
YouTube is experimenting with auto-generated video channels

Kevin Rose Interviews Elon Musk

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Digg founder and Google Ventures partner Kevin Rose recently sat down with Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk for the twentieth episode of Foundation, a video series on Revision3 in which he interviews influential business leaders in the tech community. Their wide-ranging talk touched on Musk’s affinity for comic books, his...
Kevin Rose Interviews Elon Musk

Revision3 Cofounder David Prager Ankles Web-Video Network

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We always wanted to use "ankles" in a headline, like Variety. (It means "quits," if you work in Hollywood.) Today's ankler is David Prager, the cofounder and COO of Web-video network Revision3, has quit after seven years—and after Revision3 sold to cable network Discovery Communications. You may remember Prager as the...
Revision3 Cofounder David Prager Ankles Web-Video Network
Kevin Rose On His New Gig At Google Ventures, What He Looks For In A Startup Founder, And More [TCTV]
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