Lightspeed hires 5 new partners from Slack, Twitter and more

Lightspeed has announced several new partners, including Slack's former head of growth, who joins the firm's enterprise team.

TechCrunch TV Launches On Your TV

TechCrunch TV is now really TechCrunch TV. When <a href="http://techcrunch.tv/">TCTV</a> <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2010/06/28/techcrunch-tv-launch/">launched last year</a>, the focus was o

Sony Quietly Releases Streaming Netbox For Your TV

We didn’t get an official announcement, but it looks like Sony is going to be selling their own version of a Netflix and Amazon video streaming netbox. Get this though, the Sony product plays th

Place Your Bets On How Long the iPad Will Play DivX

CineXPlayer, a free app for the iPad that plays back DivX video, was just released today and should be down within the week. Why? Well, generally anything that isn’t iTunes compatible is frowned

Sonic Solutions To Acquire DivX In $323 Million Deal

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/06/sonic-divx.png" class="shot2" /> <a href="http://www.sonic.com/">Sonic Solutions</a> and <a href="http://www.divx.com">DivX</a>, both listed

The Samsung R1 is a PMP, all right

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/r1.jpg" />The “anybody but iPod” crowd has another portable media player to choose from, and it's from Samsung. It's called the R1, a

JVC announces DivX-compatible Blu-ray player with USB port

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/06/victor_blu_ray_divx-620x465.jpg" /> <a href="http://www.jvc-victor.co.jp/press/2009/xv-bp1.html">JVC Japan announced the XV-BP1 today</

DivX playback coming to Panasonic plasmas

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/panasonic-divx.jpg"><a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/Panasonic/">Panasonic</a> is about to make playing back <a href="http://www.cr

DivX Cuts 21 People From Payroll

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/12/divx-logo.png" /> More layoffs today at <a href="http://www.divx.com/">DivX</a>, the publicly traded video codec supplier that recentl

DivX making its way into Samsung TVs

Sometime in the near future, Samsung TVs are going to have DivX playback capabilities built-in. This should allow playback of the video format from a connected USB mass storage device or Ethernet conn

Are camera phones poised to replace point and shoots?

How long will it be before we’re no longer forced to lug around both a camera phone and a full-fledged standalone camera, “just in case” something truly photo-worthy goes down? Accor

Three Pioneer Blu-ray players earn DivX cert.

DivX is making its way into more and more CE devices. Pioneer’s latest Blu-ray players couldn’t withstand the DivX invasion and the BDP-LX71, BDP-LX08 and BDP-51FD all earned the certifica

Broadcom Chip Certification earns DivX certification

DivX will make its way into more Blu-ray players thanks to the certification of the popular Broadcom BCM7440 chip. This single chip will facilitate DivX playback on a disc or stored on a flash driv

First Look: D-Link DSM-330 HD Media Player

Here’s a five-minute look at the DSM-330 from D-Link. It’s a DivX Connected player, which basically uses your home PC for most of the menu rendering and downloading horsepower. We’ll have a full

D-Link networked DivX media player now available

DLink’s DSM-330 is now available for $299. It connects to your home networks via Wi-Fi or Ethernet and can play back high definition DivX content on your TV using DivX Connected functionality, which

Disposable DVDs: Like DIVX but hopefully not sucky

Remember DIVX? Not DivX the codec, but DIVX as in Digital Video Express — from Circuit City — the ill-fated self-destructing DVD system from lo those many years ago. A similar idea just mi

LiveUniverse Trying To Acquire Stage6 From Divx

After we thought the bizarre story of Stage6 was over, Brad Greenspan’s LiveUniverse has gotten involved, and the plot gets even thicker. According to a release from LiveUniverse, the company of

Help Key: How to download off Usenet like a champ

[photopress:usenethow.jpg,full,center] If and when the **AA have Usenet shut down after the piece appears, feel free to blame Biggs. He’s making me write it. I occasionally mention Usenet when t

Serious Drama, And Lots Of Stupidity, Behind Stage6 Shutdown

Yesterday San Diego based DivX announced the shutdown of popular video site Stage6, to the surprise and dismay of the site’s 17.4 million happy monthly visitors (the post on the shutdown has ove

DivX Shuts Down Popular Piracy Site Stage6

We covered Stage6, a DivX-owned site, in October 2006 as part of a roundup of up and coming video sites. The site, which allowed users to upload video in the high quality Divx format, streams video th
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