• ZunaVision Is Trying To Monetize Online Video By Making It Unwatchable

    ZunaVision last week announced it had raised an undisclosed amount of angel funding from Stanford professor David Cheriton, the billionaire who is credited with introducing Google founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page to the VCs at Kleiner Perkins – the rest, as they say, is history. I’m going to go out on an enormous limb here and claim he just made a very poor investment decision… Read More

  • Keystream Unveils SmartAd, Wants To Turn Watching Videos Into A Painful Experience

    Mountain View, Calif.-based Keystream is leaving the beta status behind and launching SmartAd today, an SaaS platform that enables publishers and advertisers with falling ad revenues to start inserting advertisement overlays into Web videos right into its ’empty spaces’, meaning any area on the screen where the action isn’t taking place. And who thinks inserting… Read More