We’ve all seen commercials from big tech players that feature a diverse cast using smartphones, PCs, or other new gadgets. This new video cleverly parodies all of these ads for using the same techniques.
Video-sharing service Vimeo opened up its >Vimeo on Demand paywall back in March. Now it has its first feature film on with the indie dramedy Some Girl(s).
In the digital dating world, one of the hottest new entrants is Tinder. And fellow dating app OKCupid developed a little crush.
IAC chairman Barry Diller has expansive plans for his Internet TV service, Aereo — including, eventually, original programming.
So why start yet another T-shirt website? Apparently, to make T-shirt buying a social event, or even a cause.
Popular video-sharing service Vimeo has added a new video-editing tool called “Looks” that add smart effects to your videos to make them appear professionally made.
These days it’s not enough to just create a mobile app — to truly compete, you need an app that takes full advantage of the huge leaps we’ve seen in mobile design.
Popular video-sharing service Vimeo has acquired iOS GIF-making application Echograph in a bid to counter the buzz of hot video-sharing apps Vine and Cinemagram.
IAC-backed Aereo is expanding its disruptive pay TV service into 22 new markets, the company announced today.
With its redesigned iPhone app, Vimeo aims to attract the attention of mobile video-makers.
The New York Times has closed its $300 million deal to sell About.com to IAC’s Ask.com business, the companies announced today.
Today the New York Times announced that it has sold the group of sites to Barry Diller’s IAC conglomerate for $300 million.
Yext, the New York City-based company that lets businesses manage their online listings, announced today that it has sold off its pay-per-call ad division (recently spun-off as “Felix”) to IAC-owned CityGrid Media.
Aereo, the New York startup that is building a new system for streaming and recoding live TV, is countersuing the big TV networks that filed a lawsuit against it at the beginning of this month. The company, which is backed by local investors like First Round Capital and Barry Diller’s IAC, says that the courts have already ruled in favor of their technology, just not in this innovative new form.
Incumbent industries have a history of challenging new technologies that disrupt the established way they do business. For example, AT&T sued to keep everything from the answering machine to the Hush-A-Phone out of the market. Yesterday’s news that all the major TV networks are filing suit against streaming TV service Aereo is the latest in a long line of battles about how technology evolves. And Aereo, which recently raised $25 million from backers that include billionaire Barry Diller’s IAC, is ready for a war.
Apple has big plans to launch a streaming TV service by Christmas, and of course the rumor mill is already running wild on when it will sell an actual TV. But first Apple will need to clear a hurdle: Getting the rights to shows for its new TV service. So far, its negotiations with the big media companies are not going well, because Apple has been taking its usual approach: “our way or nothing at all.”
File this one under bound to happen. IAC’s new service, Aereo, which charges users $12 a month to stream the basic TV networks and a selection of cable channels, is the target of a lawsuit filed by Fox, WPIX, Univision, and PBS. They want to shut Aereo down and collect damages for unlicensed use of their content.
Influential media businessman Barry Diller was on hand today for the debut of new startup Aereo TV, a streaming video service that aims to steal consumers away from the expensive cable and satellite television providers.
Premium video sharing site Vimeo has added a new program called Perks that gives paid subscribers deals on professional video equipment and software, the company announced Tuesday.
Only in the age of Google could news aggregation be considered a step up from news publishing. So when word came Wednesday that Salon’s CEO Richard Gingras is abandoning his post at the veteran online-news site to head the news products division of Google, it arrived without shame or snickering.