People that live in U.S. states that tend to sway towards blue (democratic) on the elections map watch 26% more online video than those in red states, according to Ooyala’s latest global video index report.
Google is shuttering its TV ads product in favor of online video ad solutions.
YouTube could make more money. Video search could get much, much better. And that laborious process of tagging every video you upload to YouTube with all the keywords you can possibly think of might finally be over … all because of technology based on a recently awarded Google patent that enables automated object recognition.
The first users of Minit, an iPhone app to record and screen short videos, may have found themselves revealing intimate life stories to Noa Tishby, a supermodel, actress, and technology entrepreneur.
ComScore released its July 2012 online video rankings for the U.S., and the news is that there is no contest. Google (read YouTube) is number one, and you’ve got to look a long way down the graph for numbers two, three, and four.
Beyond that, Facebook is now number two, and Hulu is quite obviously Queen of Ads.
Editor’s Pick Jeff Fluhr, the serial entrepreneur who sold StubHub to eBay for $310 million, thinks there are far better options than Google Hangouts when you want to connect, engage, and communicate with groups of people.
Not surprisingly, high up on the list is his new startup, Spreecast.
Editor’s Pick This just may be a blinding flash of the obvious, but apparently we like ads that don’t suck. And fit into our current context. And give us something we want.
oubleRobotics has just released a telepresence solution that isn’t ugly, awkward, or the apparent product of a Junkyard Wars amateur hour competition.
The latest WikiLeaks release has shone a spotlight on an alleged domestic and foreign surveillance program run with cloud-based software provided by Texas company TrapWire, many of whose top leaders and employees are former members of three-letter American intelligence agencies.
2012 marks a key switch: the first time that more than half of retail clothing purchases — almost 60 percent, actually — are either online or influenced by the web.
Editor's Pick Video is the new audio. With more emotion, more nuance, and more effective real-time communication, videoconferencing is growing at a 20 percent annual rate in business.
It could be another case of inappropriate teen behavior on social media. But this time, it’s not just a relatively harmless video of teens partying or sexting: It’s a deadly, alleged attack on a disabled 62-year-old father who was collecting bottles for extra money.
FuzeBox, a pioneer in real-time visual collaboration, raised a significant $21 million in its first round of institutional financing today.
In an age of surveillance, when over 200,000 cameras watch London ceaselessly and unmanned government spy planes patrol U.S. skies, the New Jersey ACLU is providing tools for citizens to engage in “reverse surveillance.”
Netflix viewership passed 1 billion hours in a month for the first time ever, according to a Facebook status update by Netflix CEO Reed Hastings:
VLine, a cloud video conferencing platform for developers, showcased its platform for the first time yesterday at the Google developer conference. It also revealed raising $1.5 million in seed funding from Kleiner Perkins and Harrison Metal.
Every year, 100 billion minutes are spent on traditional audio-only teleconferences, while only 200 million minutes are used for video conferencing. Blue Jeans Network thinks it’s the company that can flip those numbers around.
Well this is a new one: must-see-Microsoft TV!
Forget the suit, tie, arriving ten minutes early, and chatting up the secretary. All those staples of your standard in-person job interview may soon be endangered species in the job search ecosystem as the video recruiting space continues to heat up.
Hiring well is one of the most crucial things any company does. New start-up enRecruit is launching today to help recruiters and managers use video to hire better, smarter, faster.
Video serving company Avail-TVN just closed a $100 million funding round. The company offers digital video for cable TV networks.
"Viddy well, little brother. Viddy well." - Clockwork Orange - 1971
Over the last 10 years Everyday Health has built one of the biggest tech companies native to New York, with more than 500 employees centered here in Silicon Alley. Today the company cemented its presence as the number one health site on the web when it announced that it was partnering with YouTube as the first network dedicated to health in the video giant’s new channel initiative.