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YC-Backed Virool Raises $6.62 Million "Seed" Round To Help Make Videos Go Viral
Newslook iPad app brings order to news video viewing

How big is the universe? (video)

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Exactly how big is the universe? You can’t just take out a telescope and easily figure it out, but thankfully popular YouTube channel Minute Physics has just released a new video about the size of space. The key to thinking about the size of the universe is first to...
How big is the universe? (video)

Facebook returns to No. 2 spot among U.S. video sites, beating Yahoo, Vevo

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Facebook is once again the second largest video site in the U.S., according to ComScore. The social network saw 53 million unique video viewers in July. That’s about a third of Google’s audience, but higher than the number of unique viewers on Yahoo sites and Vevo, both of which were...
Facebook returns to No. 2 spot among U.S. video sites, beating Yahoo, Vevo
Taking a Cue from Social, Jivox and Music Interactive Partner to Bring Music Downloads to Online Ads

Socialcam, A Startup That's Replicating Instagram For Videos, Got 4 Million New Users Last Weekend

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Instagram, with 35 million users in two years and a $1 billion exit to Facebook, is a tempting but difficult startup to replicate. A few are trying in the mobile video space; they're finding some quick success. Socialcam, dubbed "Instagram for video" by tech blogs, is an iPhone app created...
Socialcam, A Startup That's Replicating Instagram For Videos, Got 4 Million New Users Last Weekend

Brightcove IPOs, stock closes up 30%

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The stock of video platform provider Brightcove was up 30 percent on its first day of trading, with shares trading at $14.30 at the close of the markets Friday. This suggests that investors have confidence in the company as well as the online video space in general, despite Brightcove’s heavy...
Brightcove IPOs, stock closes up 30%

YouTube Premium Channel SourceFed Racks Up 50,000 Subscribers

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SourceFed, a.k.a. the "bacon of the news" on YouTube, emerged as the first successful channels among Google's premium content offering yesterday, when the show hit 500,000 subscribers with 158 million views to date. Google launched invested roughly $400 million in nearly 100 shows last January as part of YouTube's Original...
YouTube Premium Channel SourceFed Racks Up 50,000 Subscribers

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

Like an MTV you'd actually enjoy: Shuffler.fm launches curated music video channels

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Amsterdam-based online music startup Shuffler.fm is venturing into the music video space with its new ShufflerTV offering that turns the web’s leading voices in music into your personal VJs. The idea behind ShufflerTV, which is set to officially launch Wednesday, is pretty simple: The site aggregates videos posted on music...
Like an MTV you'd actually enjoy: Shuffler.fm launches curated music video channels

Sean Parker’s Airtime officially launches to create shared experiences with people you know

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The much hyped, yet highly secretive Airtime, founded by Sean Parker and Shawn Fanning, has finally revealed itself to be We first heard wind of the startup back in September, where we only knew it was operating in the live video space. At the time, Parker hoped his company would, and we...
Sean Parker’s Airtime officially launches to create shared experiences with people you know

Smule Launches Strum, A Social Video App With Musical Filters

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The latest product from music startup Smule isn’t what I was expecting — instead of releasing another music-centric app like Ocarina or Magic Piano, it’s launching a social video app called Strum. Music still plays a role in the app, but it’s not center stage here as it is with...
Smule Launches Strum, A Social Video App With Musical Filters

Brightcove’s IPO: What you need to know

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Online video platform provider Brightcove amended its SEC filing today to go public; the company is expected to raise just shy of $60 million, selling 5 million shares for $10 to $12 a piece. Brightcove originally filed its S-1 with the Security and Exchanges Commission in August of last year, but...
Brightcove’s IPO: What you need to know

Discover new videos with Vodio, now available for iPhone

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Vodio is a free iOS app that attempts to take Flipboard’s model of “social reading” and apply it to the online video space. It has been available for iPad for some time, but has recently received an update to make it a fully Universal app with a new iPhone-specific interface....
Discover new videos with Vodio, now available for iPhone
Whatever happened to the YouTube killers?

Photobucket Inks Editing Partnership With Pixlr, Dumps FotoFlexer, Looking For More Twitter-Like Deals

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The world of digital photography had a shot in the arm yesterday when Facebook picked up Instagram for $1 billion, and it’s perhaps a sign of how all players in that space now need to up their game. Today brings news of a development from Photobucket, the online photo site...
Photobucket Inks Editing Partnership With Pixlr, Dumps FotoFlexer, Looking For More Twitter-Like Deals
YouTube to live stream Presidential and Vice Presidential debates, also adds 22 AOL-curated channels

Just Six Months After Being Acquired, Twitter's Vine Hits #1 Free Spot On Apple's App Store

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Twitter acquired the mini-video-taking app Vine last October before it ever launched, sending everyone into a frenzy about the company getting into the video space. In late January, Twitter finally launched the app to much applause. Since then, it’s gone through temporarily being removed, to being used in interesting ways...
Just Six Months After Being Acquired, Twitter's Vine Hits #1 Free Spot On Apple's App Store

DOJ video probe highlights more telecom, cable deals ahead

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A key part of the Justice Department’s investigation into competition in the online video space is what kinds of content cable Internet service providers decide to count against monthly caps and what they do not. Read full article >>...
DOJ video probe highlights more telecom, cable deals ahead

YouTube co-founder Chad Hurley teases details of upcoming video content service

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Buried among a weekend of panel discussions, product launches and parties at SXSW is the news that YouTube co-founder Chad Hurley is on the brink of jumping back into the Web video space with a new service. Six and a half years after Google bought YouTube for $1.65 billion in...
YouTube co-founder Chad Hurley teases details of upcoming video content service

Interactive video startup Viewbix releases HTML5 studio for monetizing mobile video

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Viewbix, a startup offering tools for making online videos interactive, has launched an HTML5-based studio that will provide its clients an easier way to reach mobile devices. The Tel Aviv, Israel-based company will use the new HTML5 capabilities to supplement its existing Flash-based tools. Viewbix allows creators to add apps...
Interactive video startup Viewbix releases HTML5 studio for monetizing mobile video

More consolidation among China's Web video providers as Baidu buys PPS Video for $370m

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Last year, we predicted that the merger between Youku and Tudou would bring about more consolidation in China’s online video space, and it seems that is coming true after Baidu announced it will buy PPS Video for $370 million, as Tech In Asia reports. Confirmation of the much-speculated acquisition will...
More consolidation among China's Web video providers as Baidu buys PPS Video for $370m

NewFronts news roundup: a big week for Yahoo, AOL, Blip, Hulu and Crackle

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This week, major web video companies borrowed a tradition from the television world for the second annual NewFronts. The New York-based events brought together executives, advertisers and celebrities to preview shows, make announcements and celebrate 2013′s potential — here’s a round-up of just some of what was presented. Yahoo  Celebrity...
NewFronts news roundup: a big week for Yahoo, AOL, Blip, Hulu and Crackle

Tubemogul raises $20M to grow its video ad platform

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Emeryville, California-based video ad platform Tubemogul has raised a $20 million Series C round of funding, the company announced Thursday. The round is led by new investor Northgate Capital, with existing investors Trinity Ventures and Foundation Capital coming back for more as well. Tubemogul wants to use the new infusion...
Tubemogul raises $20M to grow its video ad platform

Rdio, Vdio tag-team for Skype founders' music, movie combo

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Spotify may not be the only online music service to enter the internet video space, if last week’s rumour turns out to be true. Stealth online TV start-up Vdio and music rival Rdio have been part-combined behind the scenes, as the pair’s backers assemble a two-pronged digital entertainment assault of...
Rdio, Vdio tag-team for Skype founders' music, movie combo

YouTube Co-Founder Teases Upcoming Video Site MixBit, A Destination For Collaborative Video Creation

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YouTube co-founder Chad Hurley used an April Fools’ joke to promote his upcoming new product, a video-focused site called MixBit (via the Verge) that emphasizes collaborative video creation, rather than trying to compete with YouTube for a viewing audience. Very little has been revealed about MixBit as of yet, beyond the landing...
YouTube Co-Founder Teases Upcoming Video Site MixBit, A Destination For Collaborative Video Creation

Visible Measures Raises $21.5M For Its Data-Driven Video Ad Platform

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Video analytics and advertising company Visible Measures just announced that it has raised $21.5 million in new funding. Founder and CEO Brian Shin describes the company was a combination of Google Analytics and Google AdSense for video. When it started in 2005, the Visible Measures was focused on analytics, then...
Visible Measures Raises $21.5M For Its Data-Driven Video Ad Platform

Former Zappos CEO creates Threadlife to share video instantly

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Another contender in the social-video space, this iPhone app aims to make capturing and sharing video as easy as tweeting or Instagram. [Read more]...
Former Zappos CEO creates Threadlife to share video instantly

Here's what we learned from the Socialcam acquisition: Innovation wins, not numbers

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First off, I want to say that the $60M acquisition of Socialcam by Autodesk is a great move for both companies. I have been watching Autodesk for the past year or so, and it’s a company that is making bold moves, for sure. Regardless of some of the things that...
Here's what we learned from the Socialcam acquisition: Innovation wins, not numbers

Deja brings 'lean-back' TV streaming to mobile devices

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Editor’s note: As Israeli startup Deja opens an office in Silicon Valley this week, this report originally published by Israel’s NoCamels blog looks at the story behind the company. There are a multitude of apps trying to conquer the mobile video space. Israeli startup Deja is one that focuses on...
Deja brings 'lean-back' TV streaming to mobile devices
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