MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA — Ooyala, the online video services company started by ex-Googlers, is developing realtime analytics for video producers to closely monitor the success of their content.
Taboola is not a Middle Eastern grain dish, but an Israeli start-up that provides a solution to surface recommended videos for visitors to CNN.com, HowCast, 5min, Demand Media, the NBA, and now on The New York.
While many video publishers seek the widest possible distribution of their videos through an embeddable player and Media RSS, some, like HealthiNation and Virgin Media, are using a syndicated player which is placed on specific sites.
Msnbc.com, was the first major video provider to provide an embeddable player, allowing users to play videos on their sites.
How far has the online video business expanded beyond its entertainment roots? So far that the secretary general of NATO is keeping a video blog to stay connected with member countries…
Late last month, the Amsterdam-based museum Ann Frank House launched a channel on YouTube.
NEW YORK, NY — Video is an essential part of Yahoo's business, CEO Carol Bartz told me yesterday at the company's news conference here.
Charging for your services is the new black. Web video startups, like WatchMojo.com and Magnify.net are realizing that there’s nothing wrong with getting paid for their content and services; in fact such practices can lead to staying in business and turning a profit.
Wikipedia has only about 3000 scattered videos on its site, but that may change as the site will allow easier uploading and collaborative editing, Technology Reports.
REDMOND, WA — MSNBC.com, the first major video news organization to provide sharable videos, has found booming usage of its videos off its site, notably on the Huffington Post.
YouTube's "News Near You," a recent addition to the YouTube news page, organizes local news sources as a strip of thumbnail images. YouTube has organized hundreds of news sources into news "portals" in 100 U.S. cities, we have learned.
SEATTLE, WA — Online video platform company Delve Networks paired up with Akamai in a deal to provide joint video services to customers, the companies announced today.
NEW YORK, NY — Blip.tv, the fast-growing video sharing site which leads the industry in hosting and distributing episodic Web video programs, now allows its show producers to upload directly to YouTube, the company announced earlier today.
Brightcove, the big video services company has been making major inroads in Japan with several broadcasters, marketing partners and with investors.
Now that Firefox 3.5 has been released, we will be seeing new sorts of programs for video including Ogg Theora, the open-source, non-Flash program for video.
NEW YORK, NY — The White House has signed an agreement with TubeMogul, an Emeryville, California-based start-up to distribute and analyze web videos, said David Burch, a TubeMogul executive, in this video interview.
The long-anticipated integration of collaborative video editing software into Wikipedia will happen later this summer, according to a report by David Talbot in Technology Review.
Earlier this week, authorities in Iran blocked YouTube along with several other sites and mobile networks. For YouTube, the crackdown has been highly effective, with traffic dropping by 90 percent.
YouTube is cracking down on Web stars who try to sell ads against their YouTube views without paying YouTube its required revenue share.
AOL Video includes scores of brands in many countries. Over the past several months, much of the video publishing operations has switched to the Brightcove platform.