Limelight

  • Everyme Co-Founder Oliver Cameron Launches Limelight, A Social App For Finding What To Watch Next

    Everyme Co-Founder Oliver Cameron Launches Limelight, A Social App For Finding What To Watch Next

    With a new iPhone app called Limelight, Oliver Cameron (best-known as the co-founder of private social network Everyme) aims to answer the question, “What am I going to watch tonight?” The app’s basic functionality is pretty straightforward. You can create lists of movies that you’ve watched (rating them between 0 and 5 stars) and that you want to watch. You can also… Read More

  • DG Buys Limelight’s Rich Media Ad Unit EyeWonder For $66M In Cash

    DG Buys Limelight’s Rich Media Ad Unit EyeWonder For $66M In Cash

    Publicly-listed DG, which provides digital media solutions and tech to the advertising and entertainment industries, has agreed to take over Limelight Networks’ video and rich media advertising unit, EyeWonder, for roughly $66 million in cash. For the record: Limelight had acquired EyeWonder in 2009 for up to $110 million (in cash and stock). Read More

  • Limelight Buys Web And Application Acceleration Technology Startup AcceloWeb

    NASDAQ-listed Limelight Networks this morning announced the acquisition of AcceloWeb, a Tel Aviv-based provider of technology that helps speed the presentation of websites and applications. We wrote about the company back in July 2009 when it was still called FasterWeb. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed, but we’ve learned that the transaction was completed with a combination… Read More

  • Nirvanix and CDNetworks Combine Forces

    Nirvanix, an Amazon S3 competitor that launched last Fall, has partnered with CDNetworks, a content delivery network that competes with the likes of Akamai and Limelight. The partnership makes Nirvanix’s cloud storage service available to all of CDNetworks’ customers, who will be able to store an unlimited amount of data on Nirvanix’s servers and then push this data out to any… Read More

  • Limelight Networks lands $130m more to deliver the web's future

    Limelight Networks, the content delivery technology behind such Web 2.0 leaders as MySpace, Facebook and XBoxLive, has received a new round of funding. Limelight is also widely believed to be the content delivery provider for YouTube. Goldman Sachs led the round of $130 million invested so that Limelight can increase its capacity. Limelight is the number two player in the online… Read More