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Weekly Online Video News Round Up – Punk Rock Edition

Weekly Online Video News Round Up   Punk Rock Edition

So Sunday I saw The Vibrators, some seriously old school punk rock. They're touring the US and have been around for 36 years. Go see them if you dig punk. If not, read this weekly news round up on the world of online video. See …

Weekly Online Video News Roundup – Post Birthday Blues Edition

Weekly Online Video News Roundup   Post Birthday Blues Edition

We weep for the numbers tacked onto our ages this past week. Well, I don't actually. But I know many do. At least it's National left-handed day this week so we can stick it to the righties! On the online video front, the week started …

The Online Video Weekly News Roundup – The Wow I’m Tired Edition

The Online Video Weekly News Roundup   The Wow Im Tired Edition

Wow, E3 week in LA was fantastic. Loads of awesome games, lots of hot babes and tons of great acquaintances new and old. Now it's time to get back into the work flow of a more stable and regular office hour deal. I need to …

Expect Usage-Based Billing On Web From Cable Providers Soon

Expect Usage Based Billing On Web From Cable Providers Soon

I actually wondered if this was something cable providers were chewing on in regards to the increased popularity of Netflix and Hulu.  Bloomberg reports that companies like Time Warner Cable, Inc, are considering charging customers for the amount of data they consume.  The extra charges …

Hulu Tries to Sweeten Pot for Buzzing Buyers with 5-Year Content Access, 2-Year Exclusive Deal

Hulu Tries to Sweeten Pot for Buzzing Buyers with 5 Year Content Access, 2 Year Exclusive Deal

In a move that might show waning interest by potential buyers because of the backstabbing nature of the current partners in Hulu, someone 'close to discussions' has stated that whomever buys the company would have five years of access to the shows including two years …

Online Video Weekly News Reel 17 April 2011

Online Video Weekly News Reel 17 April 2011

We're here to reel in the hits in the online video industry once again my friends. It's Sunday morning, you're sitting on your patio looking at the ocean, or lounging about in a big fluffy bathrobe with equally fluffy slippers, sipping your morning cup o' …

YouTube Getting Into The Live Sports Streaming Game

YouTube Getting Into The Live Sports Streaming Game

YouTube is actively pursuing deals with professional sporting leagues around the world in a bid to bring more live streaming sporting events to the video site. A Bloomberg report yesterday claims Google is in talks with "most sports leagues," including the NBA, the NHL, and …

Weekly Web Video Industry Newsreel – The PTCESD Edition

Weekly Web Video Industry Newsreel   The PTCESD Edition

So it's been a couple weeks since I had a news round up. Mostly due to bring out at CES, then traveling back to Europe, then being completely wiped out by illness for over a week. Hence the Post traumatic CES Disorder edition of the …

Netflix Builds Better Mousetrap, Learns ABCs

Netflix Builds Better Mousetrap, Learns ABCs

So yeah, remember those studios who said Netflix is growing too fast and they are trying to band together and stop the "evil streaming empire" from continuing its wildfire-like spread? Well apparently, none of them had large black mouse ears because today, Netflix built a …

Intelligent Video Recommendations Provide Massive Boost to Viewing at NYT

Intelligent Video Recommendations Provide Massive Boost to Viewing at NYT

The New York Times and Taboola teamed up to do some A/B testing and find out which system for intelligent video content recommendations worked best. Taboola pitted its "secret sauce" algorithms for choosing the best possible videos for viewers versus a standard "other popular in …

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