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Google Acquires Web Video Platform Episodic

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Google has just made yet another acquisition: web video platform Episodic. Late last year, it was rumored that Google was interested in acquiring Episodic competitor Brightcove, but that deal never materialized.Here’s the Episodic’s blog post on the deal:“We are thrilled to announce that Episodic has been acquired by Google....
Google Acquires Web Video Platform Episodic

Kaltura Goes All Multiplatform, With Support For iOS, Android, Xbox, And Google TV Apps

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Online video platform Kaltura has always been focused on getting videos in front of more viewers. Now, more than ever, that viewership isn’t happening in a web browser, but on a wide range of devices — from mobile phones and tablets to connected TVs. Which is why Kaltura has launched...
Kaltura Goes All Multiplatform, With Support For iOS, Android, Xbox, And Google TV Apps

Whatever happened to Brightcove’s China ambitions?

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When online video platform provider Brightcove filed for its IPO earlier this year, it spent a great deal talking about its international business. “We have established a global presence,” the company’s S-1 filing read, touting deals in Europe, Australia, Japan and elsewhere. Notably absent from the filing was any mention...
Whatever happened to Brightcove’s China ambitions?

Google Buys an Online Video Platform, Episodic Joins Search Giant for an Undiclosed Sum

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Google Buys an Online Video Platform, Episodic Joins Search Giant for an Undiclosed Sum

The Rise Of Geek-Focused Online Video Networks

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There's been a really interesting trend going on recently. For all the talk about how the entertainment industry must be dying (it isn't), a whole bunch of internet-aware celebrities are wholeheartedly embracing the internet as a new video platform -- and this includes a bunch of folks we've written about...
The Rise Of Geek-Focused Online Video Networks

SyncTV Launches Online Video Platform http://bit.ly/d2W5G2 #ovp #onlinevideo

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SyncTV Launches Online Video Platform http://bit.ly/d2W5G2 #ovp #onlinevideo

YouTube CEO: The Future of Content Is Niche Channels

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The way consumers access and consume media is changing rapidly, YouTube head Salar Kamangar believes, and YouTube is evolving to accommodate it. “We’re entering the third wave of media,” Kamangar said during an on-stage interview with AllThingsD‘s Peter Kafka in Laguna Nigel, Calif., Tuesday. “The first wave was the...
YouTube CEO: The Future of Content Is Niche Channels
Streaming the Olympics: How YouTube and NBC do it

Kaltura nabs $25m from Mitsui, ORIX, Intel and more to grow its open source video platform globally

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Kaltura, the open source video platform that’s powering Wikipedia’s new HTML5 player, has announced a new $25 million funding round from new investors which include Mitsui & Co. Global Investment and ORIX Ventures, with participating from existing investors which include Nexus Venture Partners, Intel Capital, .406 Ventures and Avalon Ventures....
Kaltura nabs $25m from Mitsui, ORIX, Intel and more to grow its open source video platform globally

DailyMotion Taps MTV Vet For VP of Content Role

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French online video sharing Web site DailyMotion has hired Neil Gladstone to be the site’s new VP of content. A former MTV.com director of content and programming — he was also AOL editorial director — Gladstone will work on producing editorial content with both brands and independent artists using DailyMotion’s...
DailyMotion Taps MTV Vet For VP of Content Role

Google Is About To Invest $50 Million In Vevo At A $500 Million Valuation (GOOG)

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Google's YouTube is looking to make a $50 million equity investment in Vevo, Bloomberg reports. Vevo is a streaming platform that lets you watch music videos from famous artists. Last month, Peter Kafka at AllThingsD reported that Google was about to buy a chunk of its rival video platform, but...
Google Is About To Invest $50 Million In Vevo At A $500 Million Valuation (GOOG)

Should Read It Later be called ‘Watch It Later’? YouTube is now its most saved domain.

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Read It Later launched in 2007 as an app for users to save articles they come across online and, well, read them later. It really is a tremendously simple app to use, but it seems users are doing much more than catching up on their reading with it, as the...
Should Read It Later be called ‘Watch It Later’? YouTube is now its most saved domain.

YouTube adds automatic captions in Spanish

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YouTube’s automatic captions are now available in Spanish, Google’s video platform announced today on its official blog. Earlier today, the company made another announcement targeted at Spanish speakers, with the launch of Google Books in Spain. In practice, it means that you will now be able to generate a written...
YouTube adds automatic captions in Spanish

New iPhone, iPad and Android Apps for January 2012

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2012 started with a flourish of new apps across iPhone, iPad and Android devices. The holiday season is the busiest time of year for app publishers but the follow up in January was equally impressive. That is a testament to the growing app ecosystem and the amount of developers starting...
New iPhone, iPad and Android Apps for January 2012
Amazon Instant Video now available for the Nintendo Wii

Ooyala adds Twitter card support, anticipates new forms of tweetable video

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Video platform provider Ooyala is adding Twitter card support to its offering, allowing its customers to display videos right within the stream on Twitter.com as well as on any of Twitter’s desktop and mobile apps. Ooyala first tried this solution with ESPN, with the sportscaster tweeting out highlight videos while...
Ooyala adds Twitter card support, anticipates new forms of tweetable video

Rovi deal gives Facebook data for building out entertainment, video platform

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Facebook today announced a deal with Rovi Corporation to use Rovi Video, a database of information about movies, TV shows and celebrities that can be used to improve search and discovery across its platform. Rovi’s data helps power experiences like on-screen TV guides, iTunes, Flixter, BestBuy.com and many others. Facebook has...
Rovi deal gives Facebook data for building out entertainment, video platform

Brightcove Raises Another $12 Million; Hints An IPO May Come Next Year

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Online video platform company Brightcove has raised $12 million in a fourth round of funding—and is now talking about going public as soon as next year. CEO Jeremy Allaire (pictured) told us this fall that his company—which has now been profitable for nearly a year—did not need to raise...
Brightcove Raises Another $12 Million; Hints An IPO May Come Next Year
Online Video Portal Dailymotion Takes On Brightcove And Ooyala With The Launch Of Dailymotion Cloud

Vimeo Launches Virtual Tip Jar, Allowing Creators to Earn Revenue from Their Videos

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Mr. Trainor (Photo: Webpronews.com) Vimeo, the New York-based video platform known for being the buttoned-up, besuited step-brother to the behemoth YouTube, announced two new features today aimed at empowering video creators to earn money for their work. The first is a virtual Tip Jar, which can be implemented across all...
Vimeo Launches Virtual Tip Jar, Allowing Creators to Earn Revenue from Their Videos

Chilean startup Hadza wants to crowdsource live event videos

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Are you a Beastie Boys fan? If so, you will understand very quickly what the new Chilean platform Hadza does. The link between the two is an innovative concert video the band did in 2006. Called ‘Awesome; I… Shot That!‘, it was filmed by members of the audience. As an Internet simultaneity-based video platform, what Hadza does...
Chilean startup Hadza wants to crowdsource live event videos

America’s Next Top Model Boosts Its Social Strategy With User Voting And Video Comments

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If you’re a fan of competitive reality shows like America’s Next Top Model, waiting for the next season can be a drag. But this off-season, while the show is recording, the producers have added a fan vote component that will allow viewers to weigh in on the photo shoots that...
America’s Next Top Model Boosts Its Social Strategy With User Voting And Video Comments

Shelby.tv gears up for SXSW with its “PROJECT G.O.A.T.S.” celebrity interview series

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We’re now just one month away from SXSW, specifically the Interactive portion of the event that draws geeks, entrepreneurs and wannabes from all over the world for a five-day event to celebrate all that’s holy and good about emerging tech. While the San Francisco-based startup LaunchRock plans its epic campground party, New...
Shelby.tv gears up for SXSW with its “PROJECT G.O.A.T.S.” celebrity interview series

Twitter Tweaks For Better, Close-Up Photo And Video Viewing

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Right after launching video platform Vine, Twitter's making it easier to watch videos without ever leaving Twitter. Twitter just introduced a couple of tweaks that make it easier to share and view media within the platform. Now, you can view large versions of photos shared on Twitter without having...
Twitter Tweaks For Better, Close-Up Photo And Video Viewing

Best & Worst Fireworks Display Ever: Technical Problems Ignite Entire San Diego Show At Once

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video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player San Diego fireworks watchers were treated to a unique light show last night when a technical error caused the Big Bay Boom's entire 18-minute display - some tens of thousands of explosions - to be launched in one awesome but short-lived 15 second display just...
Best & Worst Fireworks Display Ever: Technical Problems Ignite Entire San Diego Show At Once

SyncTV Launches Online Video Platform http://bit.ly/d2W5G2 #ovp #onlinevideo

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SyncTV Launches Online Video Platform http://bit.ly/d2W5G2 #ovp #onlinevideo

Choosing an Online Video Platform, A Case Study and Twitter Conversation with Justin Edmead of TDot TV

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Choosing an Online Video Platform, A Case Study and Twitter Conversation with Justin Edmead of TDot TV

Twitch hits 28M viewers a month as live game streaming hits its stride

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Live game video streaming site Twitch is hitting its stride, as the company announced today it drew 28 million unique viewers in February alone. Those viewers watched more than 600,000 players broadcast their own games, and each of the viewers watched more than 90 minutes of video per day....
Twitch hits 28M viewers a month as live game streaming hits its stride

Kyte Now Offering Broadcast-Quality Live Video Streaming Backpack

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Live video streaming on the web is becoming more and more popular, and for news organizations and brands who don’t want to shell out thousands of dollars a day for a satellite truck there is another option. At SXSW, Kyte is going to release a new product called Kyte...
Kyte Now Offering Broadcast-Quality Live Video Streaming Backpack
With $1M In New Funding, Video Platform MediaCore Refocuses On Education, Hires Former Apple Education Exec Alan Greenberg
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