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Hulu + Zune = Microsoft`s Subcription Streaming Online Video Plan?

Hulu + Zune = Microsoft`s Subcription Streaming Online Video Plan?

I just wrote a piece over at Gamers Daily News talking about how, if Microsoft were to pick up Hulu (and they are listed alongside Google & Yahoo as potential buyers) they could roll it into a new, higher level, higher priced, Xbox LIVE subscription. …

Prime Time & Long-Form Online Video Is Up, Says Yahoo! Research

Prime Time & Long Form Online Video Is Up, Says Yahoo! Research

So the holiday weekend is over, we're all climbing out of food comas, lathering up skin lotion from too much sun and generally getting back into the groove. We're still free, we partied like it and now we've all got to pay. Luckily, I refrained …

Google In Talks To Acquire Hulu? Microsoft & Yahoo Too?

Google In Talks To Acquire Hulu? Microsoft & Yahoo Too?

Why does there always seem to be so much online video news coming out on Fridays? Christophor wrote this morning about the potential sale of Hulu: who the interested parties might be, and why they might want to buy the video property. Rumors have been …

Is Hulu Worth Purchasing & Who Are The Suitors? You Make the Call

Is Hulu Worth Purchasing & Who Are The Suitors? You Make the Call

I will give you all the information available at present. You decide if it is a sweet deal or a sour lemon. Deal? Alright, if you've just come out of a binge-induced coma and don't know what the heck I'm talking about, Hulu has dropped …

Time Warner & Netflix Sued For Not Providing Captions On All Video Streams

Time Warner & Netflix Sued For Not Providing Captions On All Video Streams

I have some pretty strong opinions about online video captions–in short, I think every video creator should be using them, and for a variety of reasons. I'm actually working on an entire article about that subject, but couldn't ignore the news announcement over the weekend …

May 2011 Nielsen vs. ComScore Online Video Numbers

May 2011 Nielsen vs. ComScore Online Video Numbers

It's time once again to take a look at the previous month's online video viewing numbers and statistics. This time, I waited until I got them from both the two major statistics firms, comScore and Nielsen, before writing anything up. It gives a clearer picture …

Yahoo! Buys IntoNow, Getting Into Interactive TV or Back Into Online Video?

Yahoo! Buys IntoNow, Getting Into Interactive TV or Back Into Online Video?

Just last week I wrote about IntoNow's tech and how it's being used by Pepsi and said that it could be a sort of stepping stone to bring the masses to the interactivity of Internet TV. Yahoo! must have read my article because this week, …

Online Video Springs Back in March, 174M Viewers Watch 889 Minutes on Average

Online Video Springs Back in March, 174M Viewers Watch 889 Minutes on Average

After the February fizzle in online video, March has seen the industry spring back to life with 174 million Americans raining down upon online video sites and viewing sessions blossoming to 5.7B while average viewing time saw a growth spurt to 889.1 minutes. Ahhh…spring is …

Relax, People, Bing Isn’t Overtaking Google Anytime Soon

Relax, People, Bing Isnt Overtaking Google Anytime Soon

New data this week from Hitwise shows Bing on a pretty impressive upswing in the search engine market share race. And while that's definitely something worth pointing out and taking notice of, it's not really earth-shattering. It's definitely not a sign that Bing is about …

Is Online Video Dying? Comscore’s Video Metrix Says Fizzle in Feb

Is Online Video Dying? Comscores Video Metrix Says Fizzle in Feb

This doesn't make much sense to me, but it seems like less people in the US (170M vs. 171M) started more video sessions (5B vs. 4.8B) in February than in January, and then watched for less time (816 vs 870 minutes) each. So it seems …

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