Can one of the first leaders in web video make a comeback?
The purchase of videocaster Blip.tv by YouTube network Maker Studios – announced this morning – may signal another step in the evolution of Google’s online video giant. That’s because the Time Warner- and venture capital-backed Maker could offer YouTube real competition for some audiences.
As its audience changed, FlixMaster needed a new name.
Epoch launched a mobile video application today that applies artificial intelligence and human curation to bring you ‘effortless entertainment.’
A new Intellectual Property unit will hunt down “organized crime gangs” who “illegally profiteer on the backs of others’ endeavors.”
The popular video discovery app ShowYou is stepping into new territory today.
Guest Post The online TV revolution is coming, and both consumers and businesses should keep a close eye on the industry as it hashes out the best monetization model.
If you thought Netflix was a data hog before, you ain’t seen nothing yet.
After relaunching as a social video network more than a year ago, Telly is now focusing even more on video discovery with the launch of My Telly.
AOL has released new information today about the most popular video content in 2012 from its AOL On Network, which has some surprising findings you wouldn’t expect and a bunch that you probably would.
A new study commissioned by AOL claims that short-form video advertising (ads that play during webisodes, cat videos, short interviews, etc.) is more effective than long-form advertising (ads that play throughout TV shows, movies, etc. or videos longer than 10 minutes).
The Wii U isn’t all about fun and games. It’s also about videos about fun and games.
Conway’s latest viral video, which he describes as a “gift to San Francisco,” is already making its rounds on the Internet. It’s not surprising, given that the stars of the new video boast a combined 4.2 million Twitter followers.
Creating web video isn’t easy, but Tubifi says it’s found a way to make it cheaper.
Guest Post Some countries in Europe have overtaken the US – home of Netflix, Hulu, and YouTube – in online video consumption.
AwesomenessTV is so awesome that they snagged $3.5 million in a first round of investment.
The top two online-video sites in China, Youku and Tudou, are merging into one super-company that will be called Youku Tudou Inc. The YouTube-esque companies are traded on the NADSAQ as YOKU and TUDO, and will retain separate brand identities.
That was fast. Only a day after automated video editing service Magisto announced it had received $5.5 million in second-round funding, YouTube has integrated the service into its offerings. YouTube took the opportunity to announce that it has removed the 15-minute limit from verified user videos and added a 2D-to-3D beta tool.
Online video publisher Brightcove has filed for an initial public offering to raise up to $50 million, according to an S-1 form filed with the SEC.
Film studio Miramax on Monday launched a new Facebook application that lets you rent acclaimed movies like Pulp Fiction, Good Will Hunting and No Country for Old Men for $3 each.
Rumor has it Google’s YouTube is holding a competition to find video producers who can create original content for the site’s new channels.
TidalTV, a video ad technology company, announced today that it has raised $30 million in funding.
Google’s YouTube division confirmed today that it is buying Green Parrot Pictures, an Ireland-based video technology company.
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After a successful experiment with broadcasting cricket’s Indian Premier League last year, Google-owned YouTube wants to stream more sports events online.
When I saw the headline last night that The Daily Show and The Colbert Report had returned to Hulu, the timing couldn’t have been more perfect. I was trying to watch The Daily Show at Comedy Central’s site and had just refreshed the page again after the video had failed some five times. The people at Comedy Central have proved themselves utterly, hopelessly incompetent at running a video site, where Hulu knows what it’s doing.
Guest Post Peter Yared is the vice president of apps at Webtrends, which acquired Transpond, a social-apps developer he founded. He submitted this column to VentureBeat.