• Xbox Partners With Tel Aviv Video Discovery Startup Jinni To Power Video Recommendations

    Xbox Partners With Tel Aviv Video Discovery Startup Jinni To Power Video Recommendations

    After a successful pilot project, Tel Aviv startup Jinni, a provider of natural language processing-based video content recommendations, has been chosen by Xbox to power its Xbox content catalog recommendations over the course of a multi-year licensing agreement. Jinni wouldn’t reveal the terms of the deal, but it will bring their tech front and center to the Xbox and its show and… Read More

  • Movie And TV Show Recommendation Engine Jinni Raises $5 Million

    Israeli startup Jinni has just announced it has raised $5 million in Series B for its personalized TV and movie recommendation service. The AT&T of Belgium, Belgacom has led the round along with a Tier-1 CE Manufacturer and the VC firm DFJ Tamir Fishman Ventures. Quite a novel product, Jinni allows you to search for movies and TV shows according to mood, plot, genres, time/period… Read More

  • Jinni Is Building A Smart 'Taste Engine' For Google TV (Screenshots)

    By now, I’m sure you’ll be aware that Google yesterday introduced Google TV, a platform with the potential of moving us closer to real integration between television and the Internet. In the blog post announcing the new platform, Google mentioned that it has already started building strategic alliances with a number of TV technology companies, specifically naming Jinni and Rovi in… Read More

  • Ready for your close-up? Jinni goes into public beta

    Finding a movie to watch on a rainy Friday night can be like finding the proverbial needle in a haystack.Jinni is a content discovery system, or as the makers prefer to call it a “taste engine”, for movies and TV shows which addresses this problem. The service has just gone into public beta. Most of us choose movies based on rather amorphous criteria like mood or an association… Read More

  • Jinni Helps You Pick The Perfect Flick

    Movies are easier to access than ever, but many of us still struggle with the age old question, “What to watch?” The days of milling around Blockbuster may be gone for many people, but most cable boxes and online movie stores offer little in the way of movie recommendations. Jinni, a new startup launching today in private beta, is looking to help. The site has compiled an index… Read More