online video

Baidu Confirms $370M Purchase Of PPS, Underscoring Online Video’s Importance For Internet Companies Around The World

After weeks of rumors, Baidu finally confirmed today that it has acquired the online video business of Shanghai-based PPS for $370 million. PPS will be merged into iQiyi, Baidu’s video platform

Survey Says: Online Video Viewers Tune In During Primetime, Too

As more viewing moves to mobile, tablet, and connected TV devices, the amount of viewing that happens online during the prime time hours continues to increase. And according to video ad startup TubeM

ComScore: U.S. Internet Users Watched 39 Billion Online Videos In September, Number Of Viewers Down Slightly From August

According to <a target="_blank" href="http://www.comscore.com/Insights/Press_Releases/2012/10/comScore_Releases_August_2012_U.S._Online_Video_Rankings">the latest data</a> from <a target="_blank" href

Vimeo Offers Tips-Based Monetization For Videos, Creator-Controlled Pay Walls Coming Soon

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.vimeo.com">Vimeo</a> is a great site that's done a lot for independent online video creation and publishing, but one thing that's been missing from its platform is

Video Portal Veoh Retains Equity Partners CRB To Explore Sale, Other Strategic Options

So much for the YouTube competitors. The owners of <a target="_blank" href="http://www.veoh.com">Veoh</a>, a video portal that claims to have millions of users worldwide, has said it has enlisted the

The Hulu Of Russia, Ivi.ru, Raises $40M To Fight Off The Threat Of Hulu, Netflix, And YouTube

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.ivi.ru">Ivi.ru</a> the "Hulu of Russia" that offers streamed premium TV and films from international and local big-name content holders, has raised another $40 mill

NPD: 18% Of Consumers Watch Online Video Daily On TVs; China’s Urbanites Watch The Most Of All

Online video -- helped along by the rise of tablets, better broadband and a flood of content from YouTube, Netflix, Amazon and many others -- has seen a huge rise in usage in the last few years; and w

Viki Climbs The Great Firewall, Signs With ‘China’s Facebook’ Renren For Its First Video Distribution Deal In The Country

Online video site <a target="_blank" href="http://www.viki.com/">Viki</a> has made a big business out of aggregating content from around the world, covering 150+ languages in all, and making it access

Rutube, The YouTube Of Russia, Links Up With Facebook, Gets YouTube, Vimeo Vids In Aggregation Pivot

A new chapter today for <a target="_blank" href="http://rutube.ru">Rutube</a>, the YouTube of Russia: the user-generated video site, long competing against YouTube in its home market and losing, has r

Video Services Provider Ooyala Lands $35M From Australian Telco Giant Telstra To Go Big Overseas

Back in 2007, Bismarck and Belsasar Lepe and Sean Knapp left Google with aspirations to revolutionize in-video advertising. <a target="_blank" href="http://www.ooyala.com/">Ooyala</a> didn't quite rev

BBC Worldwide Extends Its Partnership With Video Site Viki To Cover Advertising

<a href="http://www.bbcworldwide.com">BBC Worldwide</a>, the commercial arm of the BBC, today announced an extension of its relationship with social, online TV site <a href="http://www.viki.com">Viki<

Final Nail In The Joost Coffin: Adconion Rebrands, Folds Video Service Into Smartclip

Looks like the final frame has been reached for <a href="http://www.joost.com">Joost</a>, the online video service originally started by Skype founders Niklas Zennstrom and Janus Friis and then eventu

Riding The Third Wave of TV Transformation

<em>Eric Elia (<a href="http://www.twitter.com/ericelia">@ericelia</a>) is a member of the founding team at Brightcove, and is currently the vice president of TV solutions. Brightcove, a video and app

Consolidation In Chinese Online Video: Two Biggest Players, Youku And Tudou, Are Merging

The online video market in China is a fragmented scene led by national businesses where companies like YouTube don't even get a look in; but today sees that market move one step closer to consolidatio

Brightcove Will Price IPO At $10-$12 Per Share

Online video service Brightcove will price its IPO between $10 and $12 per share, according to a new filing with the SEC. The company first filed for the IPO back in August of last year, saying it

First Legal Streaming Super Bowl A Success, But Audience Still Denied The Real Show

Lately, we've been seeing more and more big television events come with an online streaming counterpart. Big sporting and televised events are showing up online, with the 2010 Olympics seeming to be o

How People Watch TV Online And Off

At this point, video is just a regular part of the web. But how is it gaining on regular TV watching. Just in terms of audience reach, Nielsen estimates that almost 145 million people watch video onli

12 Things That Won’t Happen In Online Video in 2012

There are no shortages of “predictions” <a href="http://www.mediapost.com/publications/article/164833/predictions-for-2012.html">articles</a>, here I look at a dozen things that won’t happen in

Blip.tv Just Raised $6 Million, But Where Is The Audience?

Blip Networks, which operates <a href="http://blip.tv/">Blip.tv</a>, is raising more money. According to an <a href="http://sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1403288/000140328811000001/xslFormDX01/primary_d

Is Video The New Software?

VC (TechCrunch contributor) Mark Suster <a href="http://www.bothsidesofthetable.com/2011/12/25/getting-to-know-maker-studios/">published</a> an article on his personal blog about one of his portfolio
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