mobile video

Walmart to host a new livestream shopping event on TikTok, following successful pilot

In December, Walmart partnered with TikTok on the first pilot test of a new livestreamed shopping experience in the U.S. on the video platform. That test seemingly performed well, as today Walmart ann

App stores to pass $122B in 2019, with gaming and subscriptions driving growth

Mobile intelligence and data firm App Annie is today releasing its 2019 predictions for the worldwide app economy, including its forecast around consumer spending, gaming, the subscription market and

Jeffrey Katzenberg’s mobile video startup NewTV closes on $1 billion

Jeffrey Katzenberg’s new mobile video startup NewTV, now headed by CEO Meg Whitman, has closed on a billion in new funding in round led by Meg Whitman and Jeffrey Katzenberg, the company has confi

Apple offers its own take on Snapchat and Instagram Stories with the simple Clips video editing app

It won’t arrive in the App Store until next month, but Apple’s already offering up a preview of its new mobile video app. The company is positioning Clips as a halfway mark between iMovie and Memo

NBA League Pass is launching Mobile View to make it more enjoyable to watch games on your phone

Co-managed by Turner and the NBA, NBA League pass is the league’s product that lets users live stream every game all season long. The product costs $199.99 for every team or $119.99 for one team

Shazam rolls out in-app music video channels with Vadio

Song identifying app Shazam is rolling out music video channels to all of its 120 million monthly active users in a partnership with Vadio, a Portland-based startup. Through their partnership, whenev

Hyper, the Mic-owned app for curated videos, comes to iPhones

Hyper founder and CEO Markus Gilles said he has a simple goal — to create “the single best video app.” We covered the company last August when it launched its first app on the iPad. Sin

Instagram launches personalized video feed and themed channels in Explore

Instagram wants to show you the best videos without completely destroying the sanctity of your main feed, so today it overhauled the Explore page with a slew of new video channels. Most importantly, t

YouTube Addresses Complaints About Inappropriate Content In Updated YouTube Kids App

When YouTube first launched its dedicated "Kids" app earlier this year, parents welcomed the opportunity to be able to keep their children away from the more adult content found on the larger YouTube

Verizon’s Mobile Video Service Go90 Launches Into Beta

Verizon’s new mobile video service dubbed Go90 is launching this week, a report from The New York Times confirms. Verizon tells us the service is actually debuting into beta with Verizon Wire

6.1B Smartphone Users Globally By 2020, Overtaking Basic Fixed Phone Subscriptions

Today there are 2.6 billion smartphone subscriptions globally, and while growth has been levelling off in developed markets like the U.S. and Europe, it’s not stalling altogether by a long shot.

Vine Competitor Groopie Lets Vloggers Create TV-Style Shows Together

YouTube stars are more popular among today’s U.S. teens than Hollywood celebs, a recent study found. Hoping to capitalize on this trend, a new social video network called Groopie has just launch

Larger Phone Screens Drive Mobile Video Consumption

No, it's not an hilarious analyst April Fools' Day joke. Although, the elementary logic may suggest otherwise: larger screen phones -- such as phablets -- are a key driver in increased mobile video co

Mobile Video Consumption Is Increasing Dramatically In China

Android users in China are becoming increasing avid consumers of mobile video, according to a new report from <a target="_blank" href="">Wandoujia</a>, one of China's largest t

Yevvo For iPhone Debuts A New Take On Live Broadcasting

Newly launched mobile broadcasting app <a target="_blank" href="">Yevvo</a> has a different idea about how live mobile video apps should work. Instead of focusing only on a social mod

Livestream Combines Live Video Broadcasting And Viewing In Its Latest App

<a target="_blank" href="">Livestream</a> has benefitted from the growth in both mobile viewing and broadcasting, but it's decided to combine those functions into a singular

Instagram Will Get Video On June 20

We've been working on getting more details on a <a target="_blank" href="">press event</a> that Facebook is having this week. Earlier, we wrote it could la

In The Shadow Of YouTube, Vuclip Grows Its Mobile Video Network To 80M Uniques, Fends Off Suitors And Eyes Up Acquisitions

When it comes to online video networks, Google's <a target="_blank" href="">YouTube</a> is the oversized and undisputed king of the hill with <a target="_blank" href="http://yout

Video To Dominate Mobile Data Traffic In Four Years, Says Ericsson

If you thought smartphones were ubiquitous now -- and in certain places they pretty much are -- prepare for a whole lot more people to be coming online on their phones in the next 5 years. Ericsson ha

Mobile Video App Socialcam Adds Expanded User Profiles, Camera Switching, And Hashtags That Work

The team behind mobile video app Socialcam just keeps on trucking. The company, which is now part of Autodesk, is releasing a new version of its app today, adding a bunch of features that users have a
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