Google has acquired Episodic an online video hosting platform, according to a blog post on the startup’s site. Google has confirmed the acquisition. We are told that Episodic’s technology will be folded into YouTube, and its staff will be joining YouTube’s office in San Bruno, Calif. next week. Details on the acquisition price were not disclosed.
Video publishing platform Episodic is rolling out its publishing suite that lets users manage and measure video content, and use the platform’s monetization services which enable ad insertion and credit card transactions for both live and on-demand video streaming. Episodic is hoping to make its mark in the online video publishing space by offering additional features for easy monetization… → Read More
One of the most frustrating things about the iPhone is that it can’t handle Flash, which has become the standard for streaming video on the web. YouTube managed to work around this by transcoding all of its videos into the H.264 format, but other video serving sites have failed to follow suit. Today Episodic, a video web publishing company, has launched a new web app that looks to solve this… → Read More