Aereo is finally getting its day in court, the Supreme Court no less, in the battle to keep its service live, and YouTube and DreamWorks team up for a new daily variety series. More on these and other stories of the past few days in online video from ReelSEO.
2013 was a huge year for OTT (Over The Top) devices and content providers, but that's nothing compared to the growth of original content that Amazon, Hulu and Netflix are promising for 2014, alongside some exciting developments in OTT technology.
Vimeo hits 100 million users, YouTube issue a serious warning over fake views, Vevo partners with Yahoo to bring UK viewers online music, and you can now embed YouTube videos in Disqus comments. Oh joy. All these stories and more in our daily news round up.
GoDaddy are already gearing up for the 2014 Super Bowl by announcing they will take a more subtle approach to next year's half time ad push. No more scantily clad models say the company as that's diluting their message. This and other news from the day in video.
While you read this, I will be covering a tabletop gaming event up in the area of Minneapolis. In fact, much of this was written early in the week as I had a six-and-a-half-hour bus ride on Thursday. But how can I forget my duties ...
Is Amazon trying to keep up with the Joneses? According to Forbes, Amazon may be turning a little green with envy watching Netflix, Hulu, & YouTube get into the premium original content creation game, because they're apparently gearing up for their own turn as a TV ...
ReelSEO's Grant Crowell I interviewed a spokesperson from Amazon.com's new online business, Amazon Studios to learn about the program's new business model for discovering and paying new filmmaking talent with an eye on making big motion pictures. But do they plan to expand beyond feature length-films, and offer these same business opportunities and incentives to web-based video producers as well?