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With Vevo crossing the pond, Muzu.TV partners with Metacafe to bed down in Europe

<img alt="" src="http://eu.beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/landingLogo.png" title="Muzu.TV" class="shot" width="262" height="94" />Who'd have thought that years after MTV went out of vogue and

How To Make Money In Online Video

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/02/tc-ash-4-graph1-215x108.png" width="215" height="108" /> <em><strong>Editor’s note</strong>: This is the fourth in a series of posts on the

Metacafe Bets Its Future On The Power Of Wikis

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/11/metacafe_wikicafe2.png" /> Remember <a href="http://www.metacafe.com">Metacafe</a>? That's right, the video entertainment site which g

Howcast Aligns With AOL, Metacafe, Bebo, and blip.tv

Howcast, the instructional video site founded by three ex-Googlers, today announced that it has formed distribution agreements with AOL, Metacafe, Bebo, and blip.tv. Howcast provides professionally pr

Metacafe Founder's New Startup: Clear Applications

Israeli paper The Marker is reporting (in Hebrew) that one of the Metacafe founders who recently cashed out and left has turned his attention to business recruitment technology. Arik Czerniak is now w

Metacafe Founders Ditch, Reportedly Cash Out Their Shares For $5 Million

The co-founders of once-hot video startup Metacafe, Arik Czerniak (pictured with his nephew son) and Ofer Adler, have left the company and cashed out their shares for $5 million, according to an artic

Chart Me Up: Web 2.0 Venture Deals

Dow Jones VentureSource put out some data on Web 2.0 deals in the U.S. earlier this week that I’ve put together into these charts. The first one above shows how much money has been invested in W

MetaCafe Goes Mobile

MetaCafe has announced it will begin offering video download and streaming to mobile handsets. The offering which will debut next month in Germany, Sweden and the Netherlands will also allow users to

Happy 1st Anniversary YouTube and Google; Now Move Over a Bit

Time for another roundup, and this one coincides with a notable first-year anniversary: that of Google’s $1.65 billion acquisition of YouTube, confirmed on October 9th, 2006. Since then, the nam

Revver: $1 Million In User Payouts In First 12 Months

Social video site Revver has paid $1 million to video producers and their affiliates over the past year, the company says (pdf). Today also marks the service’s one-year anniversary. Revver gener

If You Can't Beat 'Em, Join Digg

Video sharing site MetaCafe launched a new area of their site today – it uses the Digg API to show the most popular MetaCafe videos. Viewers can sort by most dugg, highest rated, most discussed,

Skype 3.5 Steps Up Video Chat

Skype is introducing a fun new way to video chat with your family and friends with the inclusion of shared video content from sites like Daily Motion and Metacafe. Skype 3.5 for Windows allows you, de

Metacafe Traffic Dips, Acquisition May Have Stalled

The rumors around a possible Metacafe acquisition continue to swirl around silicon valley, with Yahoo or Microsoft being considered the most likely acquiror, at a $300 millionish acquisition price. An

Metacafe May Be Sold For $200 Million

Metacafe, the video sharing site, is reportedly being sold for between $200-300 million. The buyer is currently unknown but there is speculation that it may be Yahoo. In July, Metacafe recieved $15 mi

MetaCafe lands $15m more for filtered video sharing

Israel based video sharing MetaCafe has announced that it has received $15 million in funding from Benchmark Capital and Accel Partners. Founded in 2004, MetaCafe uses a filtering algorithm to prescre