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Television software firm OpenTV is suing Netflix for patent infringement relating to digital content distribution

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OpenTV, a Swiss-owned software firm that focuses on interactive television, is suing Netflix, the popular video streaming service for what it claims is patent infringement. According to its statement, OpenTV “alleges that Netflix is willfully infringing seven U.S patents” that it controls. It is unclear at the moment how damaging...
Television software firm OpenTV is suing Netflix for patent infringement relating to digital content distribution

Latin American VOD service Totalmovie partners with Sony, unveils live TV and carrier billing plans

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Latin American VOD platform Totalmovie is planning to venture into live online content early next year, Mexican newspaper El Economista reports. The company also unveiled a partnership with Sony, which will start offering a Totalmovie app across its devices, including connected TVs, Blu-ray players, tablets and cell phones – presumably in...
Latin American VOD service Totalmovie partners with Sony, unveils live TV and carrier billing plans

Youku And Tudou Merge To Create Chinese Online Video Powerhouse

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After threatening to sue each other for copyright infringement in December, the largest players in China’s fast-growing online video market have now emerged aiming to join forces to milk what could become a prosperous market sector. Youku has proposed buying all Tudou’s stock in a deal valuing it at...
Youku And Tudou Merge To Create Chinese Online Video Powerhouse

Socialcam's Sale Deflates its Flavor-of-the-Month Social Video Sector

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Whaaaat? Come again? Socialcam is selling for how much? $60 million dollars? Not $600 million? That’s not even British pounds? Uhoh. After months of limitless hype and frenzy over the search for an “Instagram of video” and the hope for a similar billion-dollar valuation, savvy investors and entrepreneurs surely priced...
Socialcam's Sale Deflates its Flavor-of-the-Month Social Video Sector

Youku's Q2 revenues soar 96% but net loss doubles to $9.9m for "China's YouTube"

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Yesterday, Chinese video service Tudou posted its Q2 financial results, and now it is the turn of Youku, its rival and soon to be parent, which revealed quarterly revenues of $61 million — up 96 percent year-on-year — but a net loss of $9.9 million (RMB62.8 million), more than double...
Youku's Q2 revenues soar 96% but net loss doubles to $9.9m for "China's YouTube"

Blinkx stock fails to meet high expectations for online video ads

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When you look at Blinkx’s underlying product metrics, you see a bellwether for the growth of the online video sector. But, when you check its share price, you see that growth in reverse… The firm, which indexes video from over 720 partners and serves ads against them, passed 100 million...
Blinkx stock fails to meet high expectations for online video ads

Youku And Tudou Merge To Create Chinese Online Video Powerhouse

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After threatening to sue each other for copyright infringement in December, the largest players in China’s fast-growing online video market have now emerged aiming to join forces to milk what could become a prosperous market sector. Youku has proposed buying all Tudou’s stock in a deal valuing it at...
Youku And Tudou Merge To Create Chinese Online Video Powerhouse

Why Amazon, Hulu, and Netflix’s move to original content is game-changing

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Will Silicon Valley kill Hollywood? Based on recent developments, it seems much more likely that the two will converge, as professional-quality original programming makes its way onto the Internet. Not only is it increasingly common for content producers to try their luck on platforms such as YouTube and Vimeo, but...
Why Amazon, Hulu, and Netflix’s move to original content is game-changing
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Head Down and the Ignoring Hype Machine, Klip Releases Big Update to iOS App

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Following a tumultuous week for the social video sector, Klip is remaining focused on grabbing the good kind of headlines: those for releasing ever-improving product and delivering value to its users. Today, Klip released an updated version of its iOS app (v4.3) with some impressive new features — all of which were driven...
Head Down and the Ignoring Hype Machine, Klip Releases Big Update to iOS App

Video Network Blip Drops '.tv', Picks Up $12 Million

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Another signal of the growing attention being paid to the streaming video sector, and specifically the growing emphasis on made-for-web content: online video network Blip.tv announced a $12-million round of funding, and a rebranding. Now it’s known simply as “Blip.” The round of funding includes participation from Bain Capital...
Video Network Blip Drops '.tv', Picks Up $12 Million
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