The rise and fall and rise of streaming media
Posted 15 Feb 2007
Time and the technology behind user-generated content
Posted 15 Feb 2007
From both the programming and technology sides, announcements from ESPN, Media Excel, and ExpertVillage.com suggest the ways that mobile video is moving to the next level.
Wed., Feb. 14, by Tim Siglin
Posted 14 Feb 2007
Since no two providers seem to name and sell their services in the same way, here is a list of the five most important questions you’ll want to ask when evaluating any provider.
Mon., Feb. 12, by Dan Rayburn
Posted 12 Feb 2007
From the unexpected—Steve Jobs coming out in favor of unprotected music—to the absurd—a man sued by the RIAA for downloading a paltry five songs—recent events highlight the fundamental problems with DRM.
Wed., Feb. 7, by Tim Siglin
Posted 07 Feb 2007
You'd think that advertisers paying big bucks for Super Bowl commercials would get the most for their money by exploiting online or mobile video tie-ins, but that wasn't always the case. Here are the top five big winners—and a few losers—in cross-platform advertising's big game.
Mon., Feb. 5, by Tejpaul Bhatia and Jim Hopkinson
Posted 05 Feb 2007
YouTube's announcement that it will begin some sort of revenue-sharing program opens a Pandora’s Box of legal, ethical, and business questions.
Tues., Jan. 30, by Tim Siglin
Posted 30 Jan 2007
Streaming Media Then and Now
Posted 29 Jan 2007
Announcements from MySpace, Merlin, France Telcom, and a Chinese search engine point towards the future of digital media online.
Wed., Jan. 24, by Tim Siglin
Posted 23 Jan 2007
Somewhere between "buy once, play anywhere" and "pay for it again and again for each new device" lies a reasonable approach to remonetizing content without alienating consumers.Mon., Jan. 22, by Damien Stolarz
Posted 22 Jan 2007
A late-2006 acquisition plugs a hole for a service provider and creates a real-world lab for Alan Lippman.
Wed., Jan. 17, by Tim Siglin
Posted 17 Jan 2007
Not content just to move standard-definition content around the home, consumer electronics companies are pushing HD content delivery to the forefront.
Thurs., Jan. 11, by Tim Siglin
Posted 11 Jan 2007
Steve Jobs's keynote at MacWorld was short on the Mac but long on mobile media and home entertainment, with the announcement of the iPhone and a demo of Apple TV.
Wed., Jan. 10, by Tim Siglin
Posted 10 Jan 2007
SlingMedia, Sony, and Microsoft all announced products or initiatives to free streaming video from the PC and deliver it to other devices, while a portion of the stream of Bill Gates’ keynote was interrupted to protect intellectual property.
Mon., Jan. 8, by Tim Siglin
Posted 08 Jan 2007
The company claims its new product, CDN Amplifier, will offer significant increases in the quality of video content publishers can deliver to end users.
Wed., Jan. 3, by Geoff Daily
Posted 04 Jan 2007
The real opportunity of Web 2.0 does not come from figuring out a way to use the web to re-create media structures that already exist. The true value will be generated from the development of applications that uniquely utilize the capabilities of online multimedia technology.
Wed., Jan. 3, by Steve Vonder Haar
Posted 03 Jan 2007
Global 100 ties together vendor-sponsored education, streaming capabilities, and market experts for educational initiatives worldwide.
Wed., Dec. 20, by Tim Siglin
Posted 20 Dec 2006
Video Blogging About Video
Posted 15 Dec 2006
The popularity of the company’s easy-to-use, place-shifting Slingbox continues to grow as consumers look for new ways to control the content they watch.
Wed., Dec. 13, by Tim Siglin
Posted 13 Dec 2006