video discovery

MightyTV uses a Tinder-style interface to offer personal tips on what to watch next

Maybe it’s the modern-day equivalent of endless channel-surfing — turning on Netflix or some other streaming video service, then going through page after page of movies and TV shows, never qui

Streaming Anime Distributor Crunchyroll Acquires Video Discovery Startup Redux

Video distributor Crunchyroll wants to bring anime and other Asian content to a wide range of connected TVs and other platforms. Which explains why it’s announcing today that it’s acquired video d

Showyou Adds Chromecast Support And Personalized Channel Categories

Showyou has released an update to its apps that will make it easier for viewers to stream videos from their mobile phones and tablets to the TV via Chromecast. The company has also made changes to its

Video Discovery Specialist Rovi Acquires Voice Search Startup Veveo For Up To $69 Million

Rovi has announced that it will soon add advanced voice search to its portfolio of tricks, through the acquisition of video discovery startup Veveo. Rovi will pay $62 million in cash for the company a

Shelby.tv Rises From The Ashes With An iPhone App For Mobile Video Discovery

It's taken a lot longer than expected, but Shelby.tv is launching the next version of its product -- an iPhone app for short-form video discovery. The new product, which is different from the <a href=

Xbox Partners With Tel Aviv Video Discovery Startup Jinni To Power Video Recommendations

After a successful pilot project, Tel Aviv startup Jinni, a provider of natural language processing-based video content recommendations, has been chosen by Xbox to power its Xbox content catalog recom

GetInspired365 Is A Discovery Site For Inspirational Videos

An industry has blossomed around people hungry for a quick hit of motivation. <a target="_blank" href="http://www.ted.com/talks">TED talks</a>, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.thedolectures.com/le

Video Discovery Has Lost Its Way; Rockpack, Backed By Qualcomm, Pascal Cagni And More, Wants To Find It

Video -- as Instagram's <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2013/06/20/facebook-instagram-video/">recent launch</a>, Yahoo's <a target="_blank" href="http://allthingsd.com/20130526/yahoos-bid-for-hul

Squrl Updates iOS Apps To Simplify Video Discovery With Better Recommendations And Social Features

There is no shortage of apps on the market to help users find new, interesting videos to watch and enjoy. But video discovery startup <a target="_blank" href="http://www.squrl.com">Squrl</a> still thi

Telly Releases Android Tablet App As It Approaches 70K Likes Per Week On Google’s Mobile OS

Video discovery service Telly is launching its social video app on Android tablets today, a key step for the company as Google's mobile OS becomes more important to its overall strategy and audience.

Video Discovery Service Matcha Disappears, Co-Founder Promises ‘Something Better’ In The Future

Over the last few days, the website for video-discovery website Matcha.tv has gone dark, and those who have downloaded the company's mobile app report that it's no longer working. Co-founder and CEO G

Video Discovery Startup Plizy Raises $4M Series A From Atlas Venture To Expand Audience, Build Android, iPhone Apps

Video discovery startup Plizy -- which last month relaunched its iPad app and website with a new look and a mission to become a "media center in the cloud" -- has announced it's raised a $4 million Se