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blinkx is the world’s largest and most advanced video search engine.
Founded in 2004 by Suranga Chandratillake, the company completed a tremendously successful IPO on the London Stock Exchange (AIM) in May, 2007 and currently has a market capitalization of US$350M*, with headquarters in San Francisco, CA and the UK.
Unlike other multimedia search engines that attempt to
re-purpose technology built for the Text Web, blinkx uses a unique
combination ...

AOL Reclaims #1 Video Ad Property, Maker Back to #2 YouTube Channel

AOL Reclaims #1 Video Ad Property, Maker Back to #2 YouTube Channel

The new year has not started out right for the online video industry with numbers dropping across the board in terms of viewers, minutes and ads. But is this an actual depression or just the late winter/post-holiday blues for the online video industry? With the release of comScore’s February Video Ranking numbers we can find out what’s going on. We do know that AOL is the #1 video ad property site again though and that Maker Studios reclaims the #2 YouTube channel spot.

Blinkx Blinks Twice at Massive Profit and Revenue Growth

Blinkx Blinks Twice at Massive Profit and Revenue Growth

In fact, even I blinked twice when I saw their profit growth. Think high double digits for both profit and revenue and you'll be seeing something along the lines of what blinkx has seen over the past six months ended September 30th. Read on for …

Orb Adds blinkx & Its 35 Million Hours of TV, Video, & Audio

Orb Adds blinkx & Its 35 Million Hours of TV, Video, & Audio

Blinkx has partnered with Orb Networks and everything they've got in the catalog is available through Orb products. If you don't know Orb, they are a DLNA server and streaming media company. Their product works on PC, and Mac and also comes in some hardware …

The Online Video Weekly News Reel – Opening Week Edition

The Online Video Weekly News Reel   Opening Week Edition

Opening week in the MLB has wrapped up and I have to say, MLB.tv is doing a fantastic job so far. I bought a one-month to cover the gap between the beginning of the season and my return to America. Why am I telling you? …

Blinkx Sokx it to Boxee with 35 Million Hours of Video Via New App

Blinkx Sokx it to Boxee with 35 Million Hours of Video Via New App

Blinkx brinkx (no typo, it's Friday) a literal downpour of online video to the TV with its own application for Boxee, coming soon. The app will give you access to all the video search wonder that is blinkx right from the comfort of your own …

Weekly Web Video Industry News Reel – Read like an Egyptian Edition

Weekly Web Video Industry News Reel – Read like an Egyptian Edition

So it's Sunday. The people of Wisconsin are still celebrating the winning of Super Bowl XLV by the Green Bay Packers and Egypt has finally tossed its oppressive president, Hosni Mubarak, out after eighteen days of demonstrations. None of that has anything to do with …

Online Video Viewing Soars 37% Year Over Year In The UK

Sure, the US is seeing something of a sputter in the online video growth curve. In fact it's sort of flatlined recently, but while that might be the case, our English-speaking counterparts across the big pond are seeing some expansion in their online video viewing …

Video Search Steals Revenue Out of Your Pocket?

While doing a recent search on Yahoo Video for my favorite advertisement of all time (the Cadbury Eyebrow Dance done by Glass and a Half Full) I found that they've implemented a Play Here button. As it's interesting, I thought I would share with you. …

Nielsen Ratings Shake Up – Hulu and Blinkx

After months of not a lot of movement going on at the top of the Nielsen reports for video traffic we suddenly get some major shake up and a new contender. The top ten saw some major moves from top to bottom last month which …

Microsoft Bing Video Search – A Quick Overview

Microsoft has launched their new Google competitor, bing, complete with video search and everything. The thing is, I don't know what all the hype is about. People are talking about it like it's going to be some actual competition to Google and from what I …

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