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  • YouPorn, We're Coming Up Behind You

    YouPorn, We're Coming Up Behind You

    Now that I have your attention, Compete has released a list of the fastest-growing (and fastest-declining) sites of 2007. Some of the fastest growers include Veoh, LinkedIn, Reddit, StumbleUpon, Six Apart, and WordPress. Some of the notable sinkers are Bolt, Xanga, Netscape, and Autobytel. TechCrunch has the distinct honor of taking the No. 5 spot in the fastest-growing list, right behind YouPorn… Read More

  • Viacom Spreads Its Video Love to Everyone But YouTube

    Viacom Spreads Its Video Love to Everyone But YouTube

    In another move to strengthen the anti-YouTube coalition, Viacom is syndicating its videos (from Comedy Central, MTV Networks, Nickelodeon, and Atom Films, among other properties) to a whole new slew of video-sharing Websites. The new recipients of Viacom’s video love are Dailymotion, Veoh (which already has Hulu and CBS videos), imeem, GoFish, and MeeVee. They join AOL, Bebo, Joost, MSN… Read More

  • Accessing Hulu, Pandora And Other Sites From Outside Of the United States

    Accessing Hulu, Pandora And Other Sites From Outside Of the United States

    I can remember when OpenHulu launched thinking that the name was nearly false advertising; essentially it provided access to Hulu content away from Hulu, but only to those in the United States. Veoh and MSN have since followed suit and provide Fox and NBC content from Hulu on their sites, but like OpenHulu it still remains IP blocked to those outside of the United States (and possibly Canada). Web… Read More

  • MSN Video to Veoh: Right Back At 'Cha (With TV Shows From Hulu)

    MSN Video to Veoh: Right Back At 'Cha (With TV Shows From Hulu)

    Just a day after video-sharing site Veoh added a TV tab with shows from Hulu and CBS, Microsoft did the same thing with the launch of a new MSN Video Guide. (This is really just a new user interface to showcase this content). It too has a TV tab with full-length episodes from Hulu (Fox and NBC Universal shows), as well as CBS. Similar to Veoh, the shows range from Battlestar Galactica, CSI, 24… Read More

  • Veoh Adds Videos From Hulu

    Veoh Adds Videos From Hulu

    Today, video Website Veoh.com is adding more videos from traditional TV networks, including NBC (The A-Team, The Office, Heroes), Fox (The Simpsons, Family Guy, 24), the Sci-Fi Channel (Battlestar Galactica), the USA Network (Monk), and FX (Damages). All of this new content comes from Hulu, the NBC-Fox joint venture. CBS content was already on the site through a previous deal, but now all videos… Read More

  • Happy 1st Anniversary YouTube and Google; Now Move Over a Bit

    Happy 1st Anniversary YouTube and Google; Now Move Over a Bit

    Time for another roundup, and this one coincides with a notable first-year anniversary: that of Google’s $1.65 billion acquisition of YouTube, confirmed on October 9th, 2006. Since then, the name “YouTube” has become virtually synonymous with “online video sharing”. According to Comscore, the website maintains a sizable lead over competitors with 205,593,000 unique… Read More

  • Pixsy To Power Search On Veoh

    Pixsy To Power Search On Veoh

    Media search platform provider Pixsy has announced a strategic partnership with video sharing service Veoh Networks that wil see Veoh adopting Pixsy’s media search platform to offer enhanced video and image search functionality on Veoh.com. Pixsy’s appeal to Veoh is the ability to deliver near-real time search results, allowing Veoh users to search videos and images with content… Read More

  • Universal Finally Sues Veoh

    Universal Finally Sues Veoh

    After one too many “unreasonable threats”, video site Veoh preemptively sued Universal Music last month in federal court, seeking a declaratory injunction to bar Universal from taking legal action. Now it seems Universal has finally made good on some of those threats. Universal is suing the startup for copyright infringement, using some strong language in an L.A. court hearing today. Read More

  • Viacom And NBC Inject Themselves Into Online Video Litigation

    Viacom and NBC aren’t content with suing YouTube and other video sites for copyright infringement – they are also trying to inject their opinions into other lawsuits that they are not otherwise involved in. Last week Viacom and NBC petitioned to file a document known as an Amicus Brief in a little known case between Veoh and an online porn site called IO Group. Amicus briefs are a way… Read More

  • Breaking: Veoh Sues Universal Music

    Breaking: Veoh Sues Universal Music

    Perhaps new Veoh CEO Steve Mitgang is the kind of guy you don’t want to try to intimidate. He just called me to say that Universal Music made one too many threats to sue his company. To protect themselves, they are suing Universal Music in federal court and seeking what is known as a declaratory injunction to bar Universal from taking legal action. Given that the lawsuits tend to flow one… Read More

 
  • Veoh Names Mitgang CEO

    Veoh Names Mitgang CEO

    P2P and web video sharing service Veoh has announced that former Yahoo executive Steve Mitgang has been hired as CEO. Mitgang was formerly a Senior Vice President at Yahoo and led Project Panama, Yahoo’s next generation contextual advertising platform. Veoh closed a $26 million funding round and launched distributed television platform Veoh TV in June. According to the LA Times, Veoh’s… Read More

  • VeohTV Promises a Different TV Experience Online

    VeohTV Promises a Different TV Experience Online

    Joost may be getting a lot of attention lately, but it’s surely not the only new player in the TV-on-the-web game. Veoh claims that, while Joost embraces the old-school channel style of cable TV, their VeohTV service takes it a step further with DVR-like capabilities. VeohTV lets you watch any video on the web, not just channels of pre-selected content, and allows you to record what you want… Read More

  • Veoh Announces VeohTV, A Sort of Distributed Joost

    Veoh Announces VeohTV, A Sort of Distributed Joost

    Veoh’s been busy. In addition to running its popular video sharing site, which is known for higher-quality streams (in terms of bitrate), they’ve announced VeohTV, which is best described as a distributed Joost. The service, which involves, like Joost and Babelgum, downloading new software which becomes a sort of “video browser.” But instead of doing deals with content… Read More

  • Veoh Takes $26 million Round C

    Veoh Takes $26 million Round C

    P2P and web video sharing service Veoh has taken $26million in Round C funding. The new money takes total investment in Veoh to $41.25million. The pre money valuation is rumored to be between $60 million and $70 million. The company has Michael Eisner on its Board, content deals with companies like Us Magazine and United Talent Agency and as Marshall Kirkpatrick wrote in February, some very good… Read More

  • Forget YouTube: Go To These Sites If You Want Hard Core Copyright Infringing Content

    Forget YouTube: Go To These Sites If You Want Hard Core Copyright Infringing Content

    YouTube is clearly the most popular video sharing site on the web. But limits on video length, DMCA takedown notices and billion dollar lawsuits have damaged YouTube’s ability to facilitate serious copyright infringement. The smaller guys are now stepping in to fill the void. Full length copies of well known TV shows and/or movies are readily available on a number of YouTube competitors. Read More

  • Veoh Relaunches Powerful Video Sharing Service

    P2P and web video sharing service Veoh will relaunch Tuesday with some important new features and a new look.  Cynics looking for interesting video sites post-GooTube will find Veoh of real interest.  The company has Michael Eisner on its Board, content deals with companies like Us Magazine and United Talent Agency and most important – some very good looking technology.   Starting this… Read More

  • Eyespot partners with Blip.tv, Veoh to provide online video editing

    Eyespot partners with Blip.tv, Veoh to provide online video editing

    Three online video startups announced a partnership this morning that will allow users to edit their videos on Eyespot and publish with a single click to Blip.tv and Veoh. This sounds like a smart move for all involved as editing and remixing ups the ante on features for video sharing. Partnering with another startup already providing the service may make more sense that building it into an… Read More