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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 …

Online Video Weekly News Round Up – Storm the Bastille Edition

Online Video Weekly News Round Up   Storm the Bastille Edition

It's Bastille Days here in Milwaukee, celebrating the beginning of the French Revolution, an event which my family was on the wrong side of back then (yeah, I'm a blue blood, doesn't it show?). But the rest of the country is simply carrying on with …

Feds Looking into Cable Company Anti-Trust Actions Toward Online Video

Feds Looking into Cable Company Anti Trust Actions Toward Online Video

Hell yeah! If you've been a long-time reader, you know I'm no fan of the cable companies. Their outdated, dinosaur-like companies are holding back video entertainment in a variety of ways if you ask me. Every once in awhile one will make some move that …

ivi TV Continues Its Fight For The Future Of Internet TV

ivi TV Continues Its Fight For The Future Of Internet TV

One of the biggest stories of 2011 is what the future of television will look like as service providers, consumer electronics manufacturers and content aggregators all jockey for the prime position in your living room. One company seeking to help consumers "cut the cord" is …

Future Of Television: Internet TV To Explode In 2012

Future Of Television: Internet TV To Explode In 2012

Mark Suster is a technology entrepreneur turned venture capitalist. He's started and sold two companies, worked at Accenture, founded Launchpad LA and is a part at GRP Partners, the SoCal venture capital firm. So he has his finger on the pulse and recently spoke at …

Sony Cutting The Cable For You? Aiming For A Sony Online TV Service?

Sony Cutting The Cable For You? Aiming For A Sony Online TV Service?

Remember when I was writing about Sony the other day, well really it was about Google TV and stuff, but I mentioned that Howard Stringer, the Sony CEO, was talking about big R&D in a new TV. Well, some speculation has launched into what that …

Half Of All Mobile Video Views Are On Android Phones

Half Of All Mobile Video Views Are On Android Phones

Yesterday we looked at the recent report from Brightcove and TubeMogul entitled Online Video & The Media Industry – Special Features: Full Length Episodes, Mobile Engagement, and how the study showed that Facebook referrals for video dropped from Q1 to Q2 in 2011, while search referrals …

Search Still No. 1 Referrer of Online Video Traffic, Facebook Slips

Search Still No. 1 Referrer of Online Video Traffic, Facebook Slips

Brightcove & TubeMogul recently released their quarterly research report for Q1 and Q2 of 2011, entitled Online Video & The Media Industry – Special Features: Full Length Episodes, Mobile Engagement. The report focuses on three areas: platform usage, online video engagement and discovery, and mobile …

Ooyala Goes Social, Everywhere with New Offerings

Ooyala Goes Social, Everywhere with New Offerings

I had a couple meetings with Ooyala lately to talk about all the cool new stuff they have got going on like Ooyala Social, Ooyala Everywhere and of course the Motorola Mobility investment and what it might mean for us as much as for them. …

Netflix Wins Regulation Battle With Broadcasters In Canada

Netflix Wins Regulation Battle With Broadcasters In Canada

Netflix has had quite the year, haven't they?  In the midst of all the controversy over the price hike and the splitting of their DVD and streaming services into two separate entities (and fees), they have also been expanding the amount of content they will …

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