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The future of video monetization is unlike anything we've seen yet

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Today, 89 million people in the U.S. will watch 1.2 billion online videos. By 2016, online video viewers are expected to double to 1.5 billion. Naturally, companies are looking for a way to monetize this influx of activity. The New York Times recently announced plans to allow non-subscribers to...
The future of video monetization is unlike anything we've seen yet

Video ad technology company HIRO Media lands $5 million

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HIRO Media, a Tel Aviv, Israel-based online video advertising technology firm, this morning announced that it has raised $5 million in funding. The capital injection will be used to finance the company’s expansion in the United States, where it already has offices in New York and Silicon Valley. Founded in...
Video ad technology company HIRO Media lands $5 million
Streaming video consumption on mobile devices and smart TVs nearly doubles in Q4

How to Buy Netflix's House of Cards on Amazon

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Perhaps you’ve heard that Netflix is showing “House of Cards“, a new TV series starring Kevin Spacey. But maybe you don’t have a $8-a-month Netflix subscription, or don’t want to try the service’s free one-month trial. Or maybe you just don’t like streaming video. Here’s your answer: You can buy...
How to Buy Netflix's House of Cards on Amazon

Twitter And Nielsen Announce Partnership To Create New Twitter-Based TV Rating

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Nielsen and Twitter just announced a deal for something called the Nielsen Twitter TV rating, which they’re hoping to turn into the standard metric for measuring the conversation that a TV show spurs on Twitter. The companies say they’re planning to make the rating available commercially in fall of 2013....
Twitter And Nielsen Announce Partnership To Create New Twitter-Based TV Rating
Why Silicon Valley and Hollywood Don't Get Each Other and Who Will Win the Future
Brightcove CEO: Apple’s cable TV strategy will focus on AirPlay, not an HDTV
Hulu kicks off upfront push for piece of $72B-plus TV ad market

Participation: The Trend That is Bigger than the Harlem Shake

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Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Mark Suster (@msuster), a 2x entrepreneur, now VC at GRP Partners. Read more about Suster on his Startup Advice blog: Both Sides of the Table By now many of you know the Harlem Shake. It is a YouTube phenomenon that in just two weeks has gone from...
Participation: The Trend That is Bigger than the Harlem Shake
BII REPORT: How Mobile Is Waging Battle For The Multi-Screen Living Room
Taking a Cue from Social, Jivox and Music Interactive Partner to Bring Music Downloads to Online Ads
Cord-cutters have more than doubled in six years, primarily due to cost

Comcast Streampix coming to counter Netflix, iTunes

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Comcast on Tuesday tried its hand at mitigating the impact of Internet video on traditional TV by launching Streampix. The service will include a mix of movies and TV shows across its own NBCUniversal as well as Disney, Sony, and Warner Bros. Access won't be confined to Comcast's own network...
Comcast Streampix coming to counter Netflix, iTunes

Sneak peek: A first look at GetGlue HD (video)

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GetGlue is about to roll out a significant update of its mobile app that moves the service beyond check-ins and towards a personalized programming guide. The new app is called GetGlue HD, and GetGlue founder and CEO Alex Iskold stopped by our office the other day to tell us all...
Sneak peek: A first look at GetGlue HD (video)

DOJ looking into whether Comcast, other TV giants are unfairly (knee)capping Hulu, Netflix

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The Department of Justice may have taken Netflix chief Reed Hastings' net neutrality complaints about Comcast as a lot more than just sour grapes. It's reportedly conducting an investigation into whether Comcast, AT&T and other TV providers are anti-competitive in their data restrictions. The Wall Street Journal cites primary...
DOJ looking into whether Comcast, other TV giants are unfairly (knee)capping Hulu, Netflix

Why Arrested Development on Netflix could change everything

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Whoever might be employing me in the spring of 2013, know this: The moment Netflix debuts the return of Arrested Development, I’m calling in sick. Because on that glorious day, me and the hundreds and thousands of other devotees will be in our pajamas, in front of our laptops and...
Why Arrested Development on Netflix could change everything

HBO Confirms Negotiations to Allow Fox and Universal to Participate in iCloud for Movies

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Last week, we noted with the launch of the new Apple TV and iTunes in the Cloud for movies that Fox and Universal were not participating in the iCloud video streaming due to contractual obligations with HBO. At the time CNET indicated that the issue was a temporary one and...
HBO Confirms Negotiations to Allow Fox and Universal to Participate in iCloud for Movies

See The Top 20 Biggest Web Video Advertisers Of All Time, Ranked By Reach

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Online video advertising can be tricky to measure because unlike traditional tv advertising, web video is part paid and part earned. Moreover, because the switch to online tv and watching is still relatively new, there is very little data on the lifecycle effectiveness of online video advertising. We asked our...
See The Top 20 Biggest Web Video Advertisers Of All Time, Ranked By Reach
These 5 Mobile Video Data Points Will Blow Your Mind

FORMER TV EXEC: Here's The Incredibly Stupid Way Cable Companies Are Screwing Up Their Businesses

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I moderated a panel on the future of television this afternoon. I'm a big believer in the future of video-based storytelling (a.k.a., TV), but I think the TV industry as it currently exists is headed for trouble. Why? Because consumer TV viewing habits are changing. And, eventually, when consumer habits...
FORMER TV EXEC: Here's The Incredibly Stupid Way Cable Companies Are Screwing Up Their Businesses
Netflix details its vision for the future: a world without traditional TV
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Huffington Post to launch live online TV channel

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HuffPost Streaming Network, featuring 12 hours' programming for five days a week, described as 'never-ending talkshow'It is the internet blogs empire that made its exuberant founder a millionaire. Now the Huffington Post is making its first move into TV, with a live online video channel described as a "never-ending talkshow".Arianna...
Huffington Post to launch live online TV channel
AOL's Plan To Steal TV Ad Dollars Is Totally Working
Apple highlights iPad mini Newsstand in new magazine ad campaign

How Do You Market a TV Show Without a TV Network? Ask Netflix

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TV networks may have plenty of flaws, but one thing they’re really good at is promoting other TV shows. But here comes Netflix, which is getting into the TV show business, but doesn’t have any experience promoting TV shows.  And it doesn’t have its own TV network to do the...
How Do You Market a TV Show Without a TV Network? Ask Netflix
Comcast to Netflix: We don’t need no stinkin’ partnership

With More Original Programming On The Way, Netflix TV Viewing Is On The Rise

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Netflix has seen the amount of video its subscribers watch drastically increase over the past few months: In the fourth quarter, Netflix announced that it had topped 2 billion viewing hours during the three month period. Then, in June, it reached a billion viewing hours in that month alone. But...
With More Original Programming On The Way, Netflix TV Viewing Is On The Rise

Hulu to Boost Spending on Content This Year by 67%

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By William Laudner Television streaming service Hulu will ramp up its spending to create and acquire content to $500 million this year, a 67% increase, Chief Executive Jason Kilar said Tuesday. Bloomberg Jason Kilar, chief executive officer of Hulu The increase in content spending underlines Hulu’s efforts to gain scale...
Hulu to Boost Spending on Content This Year by 67%

Microsoft's new Xbox Entertainment Studios diving into original content

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Nancy Tellum, president of entertainment and digital media at Microsoft. Photo via Microsoft. Microsoft has already been taking steps to turn the Xbox 360 into more than just a video game console. Now, they have an official entertainment studio that’s aiming to supercharge that effort. Speaking at the AllThingsD D:Dive Into Media...
Microsoft's new Xbox Entertainment Studios diving into original content
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