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Tribune Media Buys Video Search Engine CastTV

11:27 am PST • December 16, 2010

Tribune Media, a unit of media conglomerate Tribune company, has acquired video search engine CastTV, according to a release issued today. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, but…

TechCrunch 40 Session 1: Search & Discovery

9:20 am PDT • September 17, 2007

Session one as follows, including our live notes. Powerset Powerset is a natural language search engine that can use everyday phrases and grammer to conduct more accruate web searches by…

It may seem weird, but I’ve been eagerly awaiting the day when I see ads in my viral video. eMarketer expects online video advertising to nearly double in 2008 to…

A Look at Supernova 2007 Connected Innovators

8:30 pm PDT • June 27, 2007

At Supernova’s 2007 Connected Innovators session, 12 young startups (well, 13 if you count the fake one planted to keep the audience on their toes), pitched their products to an…

Truveo, which was acquired by AOL in early 2006, is considered to be one of the best video search engines on the Internet. It looks beyond metadata attached to the…

San Francisco-based CastTV, a video search service that is yet to launch, announced a $3.1 million round of financing from Draper Fisher Jurvetson this morning. We first wrote about the…

Husband and wife team Edwin Ong and Alex Vikati first met at Stanford, and then founded a company together called Filefish in 1999. They raised $4.6 million in venture funding…