The Mountain View-based online education provider released its new iPhone app this morning.
The stakes are high, and there will be blood. Control of the screen is a sophisticated play requiring good timing, deep pockets, the right content and the ability to deliver the best viewing experience. At stake is a whopping share of the $150+ billion-a-year broadcast TV industry.
Now you can relive your childhood home movies on your iPhone with YesVideo’s new app.
With a $5.4m funding boost from Japanese investors, video summary platform Simpleshow is ramping up its expansion plans.
Vine has fixed some of its fundamental problems, which users have been complaining about since the beginning. You can now maintain multiple posts in progress over time and remove, reorganize, and replace any shot within a post before you share them.
Facebook announced this morning that it is allowing advertisers to target mobile consumers with video ads. Yup, full-video commercials are coming to your Facebook app on both iPhone and Android.
The app, which lets you take videos, slice them up, combine them in novel ways, and even add chunks from other MixBit users, first launched on iOS in August of this year. That’s interesting, because the pair are funded, at least partially, by Google.
Streaming video service Dailymotion launched a new tool this week that gives web publishers a way to start making money when they embed videos into their site.
National health care reform kicks into gear on January 1, 2014. GuideSpark uses short digital videos to help HR departments keep employees informed and engaged about their options.
Some of life’s most elusive questions won’t be satisfied with a 30-second web search. So Google is experimenting with a new service, dubbed Google Helpouts, to connect people with a qualified expert online.
Spike Lee raised $1.3 million for his movie about blood addicted humans, but some have accused him of hurting younger filmmakers since he is already wealthy and established.
Tastemade has raised $10 million to grow its online video food network. The company’s goal is to become a defining, global brand for food and lifestyle content.
Ferris automatically connects user-generated video clips based on user, location, date and time, hashtag, and category to create a single stream of any given experience.
Guest Post Temporal metadata isn’t currently being leveraged by the video industry — but it should be.
FlixMaster’s platform for editing and publishing interactive videos is going mobile.
If indeed Apple does bring that feature to iOS, even if only to new iPhones, it will be playing catch-up to Samsung, which has already released the capability in the Galaxy S4 with pretty spectacular capabilities.
YouTube has renewed its agreement with music video service Vevo and is making an estimated $50 million investment. This investment gives Google a 10 percent stake in the company and puts Vevo’s valuation at about $500 million.
Justin.tv has raised $8.3 million of an intended $20 million round. It was one of the first live streaming platforms, and it continues to be one of the most popular.
Guest Post I’ve been exploring Instagram’s new video product for the last several days. I consider it the most significant move from Facebook since Facebook bought Instagram more than a year ago.
Epoch launched a mobile video application today that applies artificial intelligence and human curation to bring you ‘effortless entertainment.’
Instagram, it turns out, shares in … not out.
Which isn’t to say that Glass is just a fancy camera that hangs on your face, but it might be wise for Google to start highlighting its other uses.
Video production platform Wochit has raised $4.75 million and hired media veteran Keith McAllister to make creating and publishing high-quality videos as efficient as possible.
Twitter has just released a new Android app for its short video service Vine, the company announced today — much to the joy of Android users everywhere.
Google released a public service announcement today to help every get better at making passwords. The video shows four different ways to create a strong one and protect your information.
Yahoo has officially placed a bid to acquire popular video streaming service Hulu, along with Time Warner Cable, Amazon, Guggenheim Digital Media, and former News Corp. President Peter Chernin.
SendUs launched out of stealth mode with $17 million in funding today. The company provides a video submission and management platform so brands can use video content created by fans to their own advantage.
Blue Jeans unveiled a massive update to its standard pricing today, adding a new licensing model that offers companies unlimited “all you can meet” videoconferencing plans for as low as $10 per user, per month.
“We may be witnessing the rise of Twitter’s recently acquired Vine,” Compete.com’s Conor O’Mahony said.
The result is a combination of just about every kind of communication you could wish for in a single client: mobile text-message-like messaging, audio, and video. Which means that not only is Viber competing with mobile messaging platforms like the massive WhatsApp, it’s also competing with existing VOIP giant Skype.
Guest Post Video is the most engaging form of online content. But it’s also a highly expensive and time-consuming proposition for startups. Here’s how to do it right.
The New York Times will now offer unlimited free access to video content on its site and mobile apps thanks to sponsorship deals with Acura and Microsoft.
When Facebook’s video ads land this summer, they could make the company lots and lots of money.
Waywire, the hyped video site co-founded by Newark mayor Cory Booker, has released a new version of the service today that borrows plenty of design cues from Pinterest and adds some new functionality.
A lot more people, proportionally, dislike this video than Gangnam Style.
Roku has officially sold over five million set top boxes and proclaims that streaming will cannibalize cable.
Today, Y Combinator company Hipset introduced a multichannel YouTube network that helps musicians grow and monetize their online audience.
UrtheCast is launching the world’s first high-definition video platform of Earth, streamed live from the International Space Station. Today, “Earth’s video camera” announced a $25 million financing agreement that will bring its vision closer to a reality.
The creators of streaming music service Rdio have finally launched their take on digital video through a new service called Vdio.
Set on making video and mobile best friends, Vantrix took on a $4.5 million loan today to help your carriers and Internet service providers deal with the traffic.