Web video

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…

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

Editor’s Note: Jordan Kurzweil is Co-CEO of Independent Content, an agency that helps media companies launch new digital products and businesses. Prior to starting Independent Content, Jordan worked at AOL…

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

From Redbox and Verizon teaming up to take on Netflix to Connected TV and Netflix’s premier of Lillyhammer, offering consumers video content where and when they want it is no…

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

Live Matrix, the TechCrunch Disrupt ’10 finalist that proclaimed to be the “TV Guide for the web,” has been acquired by online video guide OVGuide.com in an all stock deal. As…

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

Blip.tv is going through some changes, with founder Mike Hudack gone and a search for a new CEO still ongoing. But the company raised a $6 million C round from…

Blip COO: “We Essentially Doubled Revenue In 2011”

Yokto is a newly launched video platform which offers an embeddable player that intelligently switches between a Flash-based interface or HTML5, depending on the device being used to view the…

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

In its first quarterly earnings since it announced plans to hike prices for DVD subscribers who also stream videos, Netflix tried to put the best face on its new decision.…

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

Netflix is one of the best performing stocks this year, up 225 percent year-to-date, with a $9.3 billion market cap. But it is also priced to perfection, with a lot…

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings Argues Why The Short Sellers Are Wrong

A few weeks ago, some data came out suggesting that Netflix alone accounts for 21 percent of Internet traffic during peak TV hours. But if you add in a couple…

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

I’ve got to admit, the concept of “branded content” on the Web makes me cringe. It is generally used to refer to Web videos created and packaged specifically for an…

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

From an audience perspective, the ability to embed videos on other sites is what expands their viewership and makes them go viral. But from an advertising perspective, most of that…

A couple weeks ago, in the wake of Steve Jobs’ tirade against Flash and why the iPad won’t support it, I wanted to find out exactly how much video out…

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.…

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…

Hardware

YouTube Launches New Video Advertising Format

11:52 pm PDT • August 21, 2007

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…