Ooyala serves up video on demand for Wimbledon

Increasingly, it’s becoming a necessity for people to watch their favorite sports beyond the confines of a traditional TV, which is why this year’s Wimbledon tennis tournament is doing just that for its championship matches with the help of Ooyala.

Ooyala boosts viewer engagement 4X with new, personalized, video discovery tools

If you’ve been by the websites of big names like ESPN, Rolling Stone or Victoria’s Secret (not guilty) then you’ve probably watched video powered by Ooyala’s white label service. Today the company is rolling out a new set of tools that personalizes that experience for each user, an update the company says has boosted engagement four fold among its beta testers.

Making sense of the connected TV craze

Connected TV was front and center at the Consumer Electronics Show earlier this month: Panasonic, LG, and Sharp all shone spotlights on Internet-enabled televisions, along with just about every other TV manufacturer. MySpace even decided to resurrect itself at CES as a social-TV experience. With all of the articles, press events, parties, celebrity sightings and sheer volume of tech TV news, the full picture of “connected TV” could be easy to miss.

Wistia pulls in $775K for video sharing business

Wistia, a startup that helps businesses share video with customers, partners and others, as well as track who watches it, has secured $775,000 in new financing from its angel investors.