Web video

Smart Education: How Lynda.com Hit $70M In Revenue Without A Penny From Investors

Content companies have struggled to monetize on the Web, and there has been plenty of debate over the effectiveness of paywalls. What's more, tech startups really can't seem to rush fast enough into t

Web Video Sucks, But Here’s How It Can Be Great

<strong>Editor's Note:</strong> <em>Jordan Kurzweil is Co-CEO of <a href="http://independently.com/">Independent Content</a>, an agency that helps media companies launch new digital products and busin

Video Plays On Tablets, Mobile Devices And Connected TVs Nearly Doubled in Q4

<a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/02/06/verizon-and-redbox-taking-on-netflix-with-new-joint-venture/">From Redbox and Verizon teaming up</a> to take on Netflix to Connected TV and Netflix’s

Live Matrix, The “TV Guide For The Web,” Acquired By OVGuide

<a href="http://www.livematrix.com/">Live Matrix</a>, the <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2010/05/25/live-matrix/">TechCrunch Disrupt '10 finalist</a> that proclaimed to be the "TV Guide for the

Blip COO: “We Essentially Doubled Revenue In 2011”

<a href="http://blip.tv/">Blip.tv</a> is going through some changes, with founder Mike Hudack gone and a search for a new CEO still ongoing. But the company raised a <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.c

HTML5 or Flash? With Yokto’s New Video Player, You Don’t Have To Choose

<a href="http://www.yokto.tv/">Yokto</a> is a newly launched video platform which offers an embeddable player that intelligently switches between a Flash-based interface or HTML5, depending on the dev

Netflix: 75 Percent Of New Customers Signing Up For Streaming-Only Plan

In its first quarterly <a href="http://ir.netflix.com/events.cfm">earnings</a> since it announced <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/07/22/ouch-the-netflix-price-change-hangover/">plans to hike

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings Argues Why The Short Sellers Are Wrong

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/12/netflix-chart.png" alt="" /> Netflix is one of the best performing <a href="http://www.google.com/finance?client=ob&q=NASDAQ:NFLX">stocks

Web Video Hogs Up 37 Percent Of Internet Traffic During Peak TV Hours

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/11/web-video-bandwidth.png" class="snap_nopreview shot" alt="" /> A few weeks ago, some <a href="http://www.multichannel.com/article/458744-Netf

The Attack Of Branded Content: Who Will Control TV On The Web? (TCTV)

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/09/controltv.png"> I've got to admit, the concept of <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Branded_content">"branded content" </a>on the Web make

Magnify Brokers Deals To Run Ads Inside Embedded Videos

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/07/elasticinventory.jpg"> From an audience perspective, the ability to embed videos on other sites is what expands their viewership and makes th

How Much Web Video Is iPad-Ready? About Two-Thirds. Really.

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/05/ipadwebvid.jpg"> A couple weeks ago, in the wake of Steve Jobs' <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2010/04/29/steve-jobs-apple-adobe-flash/"

DVR, web video blamed for prime time decline

The New York Times has a piece on the impact that digital video recording, on-demand offerings, and web video services have had on advertising budgets for prime time television slots. Apparently if pe

March Sadness: Joost's pipes, they are clogged

Wonh, woonnh. Seems Joost is acting up with the live streams of the NCAA games. I was able to get a split-second worth of one of those stupid cell shaded Charles Schwab commercials but every other tim

YouTube Launches New Video Advertising Format

I’m not all that excited about watching 15 to 30 second pre-roll ads attached to videos. I understand that it’s a necessary evil and that advertising pays the bills and keeps the vide