Tribune Media Buys Video Search Engine CastTV

<img src="" class="shot2"><a href="">Tribune Media,</a> a unit of media conglomerate Tribune comp

TechCrunch 40 Session 1: Search & Discovery

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 understanding

Video Ads: Every Startup Has A Different Solution

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 $1.3 billion, but no one’

A Look at Supernova 2007 Connected Innovators

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 audience at the

Truveo Growing 50% Per Month, Says Video Search Becoming More Important

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 video file itself and explores the c

CastTV Raises $3.1 Million, Battles Google And AOL In Video Search

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 company, which

CastTV Will Revolutionize Video Search

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 in 2000, and the company