• Recommendation Ventures And IceTV Team For TV Suggestions

    Recommendation Ventures, the company behind social music and video recommendations service Scouta has signed a new deal with EPG provider IceTV to provide intuitive content recommendations to IceTV users. The new service, IceTV Recommendations will be provided to IceTV users as part of the IceTV EPG service. The service allows users to receive personalized suggestions and an opportunity to… Read More

  • Australian Startup Carnival Highlights Antipodean StartUps

    The results of the Australian Startup Carnival were announced Sunday, and as a judge I had the opportunity to review every entry. The carnival was entry based, so not every Australian startup was featured, and yet there were some great entries. The winner was Perth, Western Australia based Scouta, a media recommendations service we’ve featured a couple of times on TechCrunch. The judges… Read More

  • Scouta Releases Windows Client that Recommends Media Using iTunes

    Scouta releases today a Windows client for generating video and audio recommendations based on the podcasts and videocasts in a user’s iTunes collection. This release comes just over a month after the company released a Mac version to do pretty much the same thing. To use the client, all you have to do is install and configure it with your Scouta user account and set the frequency at… Read More

  • ICCARUS: Three Dimensional Data Visualization is a new service created by social music and video recommendations startup Scouta. It creates a three dimensional visualization of the data behind a social networking or related website. ICCARUS also shows the social network between members, the memberships of groups, and the links between members and the content they enjoy. Navigate by clicking… Read More

  • Scouta Brings Recommendations To iTunes

    Social music and video recommendations startup Scouta has today launched free Mac software that automatically provides social recommendations for iTunes, iPods, iPhones, and the Apple TV. Scouta launched in February with a service that recommends audio and video content to members based on personal content preferences. The new agent allows Scouta to base recommendations on a member’s… Read More

  • Web Sheriff DMCA's Scouta Over YouTube Content Uploaded By Warner Music

    Online music recommendation and sharing site Scouta has received a DMCA notice from IP enforcement group Web Sheriff, demanding that a White Stripes video hosted on YouTube and displayed on Scouta, be removed from Scouta due to copyright infringement. This despite the video being uploaded to YouTube by Warner Music, the White Stripes current record label according to Wikipedia. The issue… Read More

  • Scouta Media Recommendations: Soon in iTunes

    Scouta is a new service that has recently launched that recommends audio and video content to members of the site based on content that they are interested in. Scouta has indexed content across a wide variety of sites to allow users to find and receive content from any of these sites rather than searching on each individual site. This means that it has a large catalog that is a superset of the… Read More