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  • JW Player Raises $20M To Expand Its Video Platform

    JW Player Raises $20M To Expand Its Video Platform

    There’s been “a very big shift” in the thinking of many online publishers, according to JW Player President Chris Mahl. Yes, many of them are looking at Facebook and YouTube as platforms where they can build awareness, but he argued that they’re “really concentrating on driving traffic on their own sites.” “That’s where you as the publisher… Read More

  • JW Player Brings Its Video Player To Android Apps

    JW Player Brings Its Video Player To Android Apps

    JW Player, the streaming video company that (in the words of its president Chris Mahl) helps online publishers find “life after YouTube, or life beyond YouTube,” has made a big move onto mobile with the general release of its Android SDK. The player already worked in mobile web browsers, so it wasn’t entirely absent from Android. But this will allow publishers to include… Read More

  • JW Player Raises $20M To Help Video Publishers Look Beyond YouTube

    JW Player Raises $20M To Help Video Publishers Look Beyond YouTube

    JW Player, the company behind the video player of the same name, is announcing that it has raised $20 million in Series C funding. Even if you haven’t heard of the company, you’ve probably watched videos delivered through its player, as its customers include TripAdvisor, IMDB, The Guardian, and EA, among many others. JW Player says it’s used on 2 million sites, and its videos… Read More