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GNM taps Rightster to launch Guardian Select Video, a syndication portal to monetize digital video

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Guardian News & Media (GNM), the publisher behind Guardian.co.uk, Guardiannews.com and the Guardian and Observer newspapers, has now announced the launch of Guardian Select Video, in partnership with Rightster. The new partnership will herald the launch of a private video syndication portal that’s geared towards distributing and monetizing its digital...
GNM taps Rightster to launch Guardian Select Video, a syndication portal to monetize digital video

Samsung Wants To Fix Your Terrible Cable Experience With Its New Smart TVs

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Samsung announced its next generation of web-connected Smart TVs today, a clear attempt to disrupt a market that has been the target of nearly every tech company from Intel to Apple.  Samsung has several new television models in various sizes and resolutions, but the Smart TV features are the same...
Samsung Wants To Fix Your Terrible Cable Experience With Its New Smart TVs

Nielsen Ratings To Include Net-Only TV Viewer Figures

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Nielsen is about to step into the 21st Century and tap viewing data for TV watchers who only ever see content online. Nielsen has until now compiled its TV viewing figures from U.S. homes that access TV over the airwaves or via cable, but it is poised to include...
Nielsen Ratings To Include Net-Only TV Viewer Figures

Nintendo Wii U (finally) gets YouTube app, works on GamePad too

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If you managed to grab a Wii U ahead of today's festivities, you'll now be able to fall into carb-heavy slumber while watching your favorite YouTube clips. Users will be able to browse through the GamePad but also beam the video content through to their big screen, all in...
Nintendo Wii U (finally) gets YouTube app, works on GamePad too

Will the iPad spark a new video creation revolution?

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Quick question: How many times have you seen someone using a tablet to capture video or take pictures? The odds are likely that most people will say “never,” but with the introduction of Apple’s new iPad, I think that answer is about to change for three reasons. The new iPad’s...
Will the iPad spark a new video creation revolution?

Amazon's Big Hollywood Announcement: All About UltraViolet?

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Amazon is holding a press event in Los Angeles on Thursday, in which it’s likely to announce new versions of its Kindle tablets. You know, now that the Kindle Fire is all sold out. There have even been some leaks about what that product will look like, and the fact...
Amazon's Big Hollywood Announcement: All About UltraViolet?
Redbox Instant Taps Microsoft's Xbox 360 As Its Exclusive Game Console Launch Partner

BuddyTV Guide app adds Hulu Plus integration

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Even when you're watching TV alone, you've always got a friend in BuddyTV Guide -- the personalized listings and remote control app. Now, in addition to content providers Netflix, iTunes and Amazon, it's inviting another player to the viewing party: Hulu Plus. Subscribers to the service will be able...
BuddyTV Guide app adds Hulu Plus integration

BBC iPlayer Android app updated with Jelly Bean and BBC Media Player support, but users aren't impressed

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Staying true to its word, the BBC has pushed ahead with its intention to overhaul its BBC iPlayer apps to feature its new Media Player technology, updating its Android iPlayer app to utilise the Adobe Air-powered platform but also rolling out complete support for devices running Google’s Jelly Bean (Android...
BBC iPlayer Android app updated with Jelly Bean and BBC Media Player support, but users aren't impressed

OoVoo wants to bring TV viewing, gaming & dating to video chat

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Group video chat startup OoVoo is working on adding premium video content, gaming and dating applications to its service, according to OoVoo president Jay Samit. Adding additional content to video chat isn’t just supposed to make people stick around even longer, but also bring more advertisers on board. Samit told...
OoVoo wants to bring TV viewing, gaming & dating to video chat

Turbo: Yandex rolls out new version of its browser with built-in data compression

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Russian internet firm Yandex has begun automatically updating its browser to version 1.1, which includes the Turbo technology, licensed earlier by Opera Software. The new feature is aimed at users with weak Internet connections, automatically compressing data that is being downloaded. Yandex Browser 1.1 was rolled out about a month...
Turbo: Yandex rolls out new version of its browser with built-in data compression

America’s Pastime: MLB at Bat 2012 app hits 3M downloads with 800K daily average live streams

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The excellent MLB at Bat 2012 app has hit 3M downloads just 8 days into the regular season, clocking a peak of 1M live streams a day yesterday. The app has delivered 800,000 average live streams of audio and video content since opening day. That means that the app hit...
America’s Pastime: MLB at Bat 2012 app hits 3M downloads with 800K daily average live streams
To Celebrate 75 Years Of March Madness, The NCAA Launches OnDemand YouTube Channel
Q&A: Hulu CTO Richard Tom on the future of television
Move over In-flight movies, YouTube content coming to Virgin America flights
Samsung's Video Discovery app turns your tablet into a super-sized TV remote

BII MOBILE INSIGHTS: Is 2013 The Year Of Mobile Payments?

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Mobile Insights is a daily newsletter from BI Intelligence delivered first thing every morning exclusively to BI Intelligence subscribers. Sign up for a free trial of BI Intelligence today. What Were The Top Trends In Mobile In 2012? (Econsultancy)Was 2012 the year of mobile? No, and in reality trying to say that any 12 month period...
BII MOBILE INSIGHTS: Is 2013 The Year Of Mobile Payments?
Vimeo’s Festival + Awards reveals how it is intensely embracing past and future

Top Trends of 2012: Video on Tablets

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One in every ten tablet users views video content almost daily on their device, according to a new report by comScore. The study also found that tablet users are nearly three times more likely to watch video on their device compared to smartphone users. Nearly one in four smartphone owners...
Top Trends of 2012: Video on Tablets

Stupeflix video maker passes 10 million videos, cuts price by 50%

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Stupeflix just shared two milestones with us: its video creation platform has surpassed the 10 million videos three years after launch and its developer API now features a “friendlier” business model. The French startup also proudly noted it powers apps for Samsung, Sprint, American Express, Coca-Cola, and Visa, among others....
Stupeflix video maker passes 10 million videos, cuts price by 50%

Netflix Sees Overseas Losses Doubling To $118 Million This Quarter

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Netflix (NSDQ: NFLX) expects overseas losses to double in just three months, as it spends more and more on vital local video content and marketing. In Q4, its overseas costs doubled to $89 million, while revenue rose by a third to $29 million. International loss came in better than...
Netflix Sees Overseas Losses Doubling To $118 Million This Quarter

Apple Hit With $530,000 Chinese Lawsuit Over Unauthorized Sales of Animated Films

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M.I.C. Gadget reports that Apple has been hit with a new lawsuit in China, with the state-owned Shanghai Animation Film Studio claiming that Apple has permitted sales of its movies without authorization. Given that Apple does not directly sell audio or video content through the iTunes Store in China, it...
Apple Hit With $530,000 Chinese Lawsuit Over Unauthorized Sales of Animated Films

Prime subscribers now getting Netflix-grade entertainment on their Fires and web: Is Amazon set-top box in the cards?

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In a bid to give Netflix a run for its money, online retailer Amazon on Wednesday announced a new initiative that will keep owners of its Kindle Fire tablet happy with an expanded selection of Hollywood movies that can be streamed to the device. Thanks to a new licensing agreement with...
Prime subscribers now getting Netflix-grade entertainment on their Fires and web: Is Amazon set-top box in the cards?

Gracenote buys Bulldog to take on video recognition

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Media data specialist Gracenote has bought video content recognition startup Bulldog United to strengthen its own content recognition play, the company is set to announce Tuesday. Gracenote didn’t disclose any financial details of the deal, but CEO Stephen White told me during a phone call Monday that the acquisition was...
Gracenote buys Bulldog to take on video recognition

Will Android in-app subscriptions attract magazine and newspaper apps?

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Google beefs up its in-app purchasing capabilities, but this isn't the only factor on publishers' mindsGoogle introduced in-app purchases on its Android Market store in March 2011, but that feature has now been expanded to include auto-renewing subscriptions as well as one-off payments.Android developers distributing their apps through what's now...
Will Android in-app subscriptions attract magazine and newspaper apps?

As Microsoft pushes Xbox into the mainstream, will gamers look elsewhere?

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Microsoft’s gaming strategy has been doing well for some time now, with its Xbox console owning the top console spot in terms of sales and ecosystem spend for some time. It’s a hit, in other words. Even more, the company owns the other largest gaming platform (I’m speaking loosely here,...
As Microsoft pushes Xbox into the mainstream, will gamers look elsewhere?

YouTube Cofounder Steve Chen Explains What He's Doing With His New Company

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About a year ago, YouTube cofounders Steve Chen and Chad Hurley bought bookmarking service Delicious from Yahoo, and used it as the basis to form a new company called Avos Systems. We haven't heard much from them since. Until today, when Avos announced its first round of outside funding. (PDF...
YouTube Cofounder Steve Chen Explains What He's Doing With His New Company

Netflix App Updated To Take Advantage Of Wide Screen iPhone 5, iOS 6

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Netflix teased this update earlier, and now it has delivered full support for the iPhone 5‘s larger screen and new aspect ratio. It’s a change that means users get access to an improved browsing experience, more content on menu screens visible at once, and also fullscreen playback of videos in...
Netflix App Updated To Take Advantage Of Wide Screen iPhone 5, iOS 6

First! Klip Beats Social Video Competitors to Launch on Android

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In the hotly-contested “social video wars,” Klip has emerged as the first platform to offer an Android version of its mobile app. The company rebuilt the entire experience from the ground up, Klip VP Chris Hamilton tells me, catering to the large, brilliant screens and lightning fast data connections common...
First! Klip Beats Social Video Competitors to Launch on Android

Online video giant Dailymotion updates iOS app with a fresh UI and better playlist organisation

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The French video sharing site Dailymotion has unleashed the latest version of its app for iOS, hot on the heels of its Android update earlier this month. The video site is possibly one of the best Internet time-sucks with fresh user-generated and premium partner video content added at a frightening...
Online video giant Dailymotion updates iOS app with a fresh UI and better playlist organisation
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