Articles for Ellie Kieskowski
Life After Excite@Home
With the bankruptcy of the nation’s largest residential broadband provider, Excite@Home, DSL and cable companies look to transition stranded customers to more stable connections.
Sites to See: Entertaining with Advertising
Rich media ad campaigns are popping up all over the Web, giving the boring, old banner ad a run for its money. Staff Writer Ellie Kieskowski tells us that many companies are promoting technology platforms that power rich media ads, resulting in the birth of a number of trend-setting campaigns.
Content Prophets: Floating Balloons for Wireless Content
With wireless infrastructures at different stages of development across the globe, the race is on to find the killer wireless app. Staff Writer Ellie Kieskowski tells us that the ongoing trials are bearing out interesting results.
EMI and Roxio Partner for Secure CD Burning
Agreement recognizes impending change in music distribution.
RealNetworks Looks to Television Industry for Branding Ideas
Upside-down billboard campaign was first effort of Heat Seeking Multimedia.
A Step Forward for VOD
CinemaNow spreads on the Web, but will VOD on the Web be able to compete with VOD delivered over cable?
Launch Media Scraps Together Cash
Reserves are needed to fend off the latest RIAA legal attack.
Polycom to Acquire PictureTel for $362 Million
Acquisition consolidates two large video conferencing players.
Eloquent Narrows its Enterprise Focus
Company's new LaunchForce product designed to webcast product releases.
Sony to Secure PS2
Sony has announced an alliance with RSA Security to enable the PS2 to conduct secure Internet transactions.
iBEAM Releases TalkPoint
TalkPoint expands iBEAM's product line into a lower market segment.
Celvibe Announces Additional Funding
Wireless streaming server company bets on "television" being a killer app for wireless devices.
DoubleClick and iBEAM Partner to Promote Streaming Ads
Partnership will deliver targeted advertising solutions.
Youbet.com Forms Strategic Relationship With Gemstar's TVG
Youbet.com will now stream horse races from nearly all the premier tracks.
Vivendi Universal Acquires MP3.com
Price is $5 per share or approximately $372 million.
On2 to release VP4
On2.com will be re-launched in an effort to position On2 as a premier codec company.
Samsung Announces Marketing Campaign for Streaming Cell Phone
Samsung's VOD phone is built for CDMA2000 1X networks.
RealNetworks Lunges for the Living Room
Real announced that the new Nokia Media Terminal will ship with the RealPlayer, as will the Sony PlayStation 2.
BT Joins NTT DoCoMo in Delaying the Rollout of 3G
The race is one to get it together and be the first to rollout 3G.
RealNetworks Launches RealArcade
The service currently offers 120 downloadable and web-based games.
Digital Island Acquired by Cable & Wireless
Acquisition will be one time cash deal of $340 million.
Vividon Introduces Streaming Delivery System
System seeks to improve economics of streaming media delivery by deploying edge servers specifically designed to handle streaming content.
Convera and Vyou Announce Layoffs
Vyou actively looking for a buyer.
Live365.com Launches Player365 Beta Testing for Pocket PC
Also, Akoo and Penguin Radio announce plans to bring Internet Radio to the car.
Content Prophets: Let’s Give Them Something to Talk About
Long a popular format in terrestrial radio, news and talk programming seems like a good bet for streaming content on the Web. Staff Writer Ellie Kieskowski shows us that while several talk shows have found success in streaming format, the medium has yet to rival terrestrial numbers.
Talk Radio Still A Toddler
According to Bill Rose, general manager and vice president of Arbitron Internet Services, branding is the biggest challenge facing Internet talk radio sites.
NetRadio Corporation Announces First Quarter Results
Operating costs reduced by 47 percent.
Veon Acquired by Philips Electronics
Philips hopes acquisition will strengthen its position in the MPEG-4 multimedia authoring market.
Nevada Internet Gaming Bill Could Allow Streaming Gaming
Vegas may be coming to a computer near you ... well, if you're already in Nevada that is.
RealNetworks Reports First Quarter Results
Revenues on target and GoldPass numbers are growing.
MP3's Competitors Line Up
Dolby, Microsoft and Real hope to steal a bit of MP3's thunder.
MusicBank Shuts Down
The company's plan to provide music locker services fizzles while still in beta.
Real Broadcasts Network Beefs up its Ad Insertion Solution
The ad insertion gravy train keeps rolling.
AFTRA Rules Cause Radio Stations to Pull Streams
Adherence to AFTRA rates could be a boost to ad insertion, but the mounting confusion is a set back for Internet radio.
Napster Acquires Gigabeat
Napster plans to use Gigabeat's technology to help filter unauthorized songs.
Forbes.com to Offer Streaming Ads
Technology platform provided by Zebus rich media ad-serving platform.
Universal Music Group to Acquire EMusic for $23 Million
EMusic’s downloadable music service and Rollingstone.com will become assets of UMG.
Convergence: Expanding the Big Picture
In a meeting of traditional and new media moguls, a vivid image of the future of entertainment and information delivery emerged.
CenterSpan To Revive Scour Exchange
Company set to test secure and legal Peer-to-Peer digital distribution solution.
Real Moves to Games and Announces Wireless Player
Real introduces Real Arcade and demonstrates its player for the Nokia 9210.
Emblaze Systems Licenses Windows Media
Agreement should provide Microsoft faster integration into wireless market.
New Wireless Multimedia Developments
Luxxon introduces rich media processor and PacketVideo announces partnership with Symbian.
SolidStreaming Announces Optimization for the Intel XScale Microarchitecture
Diet Coke Begins BroadBranding Campaign
Diet Coke launches a 13-episode reality-based broadband series.
Reliacast Partners with Quova to Geographically Limit Access
Reliacast hopes that the ability to geographically restrict access will help spur entertainment interest in streaming.
Digital Hollywood: The Idea of Convergence Stands Strong
Several speakers at the San Jose conference suggested learning from and then improving upon the broadcast world.
Sites to See: Against the Mainstream
Take a peek outside the ordinary with sites streaming the real, the reviled, and the irreverent in this edition of Sites to See, from the March issue of Streaming Media Magazine.
Heavy.com Co-CEO David Carson Provides Insight into Heavy's Future
Heavy closed a $3 million round of funding last week and is moving confidently toward the future.
Kasenna Announces MediaBase Network Edition
The platform "productizes" Kasenna's VCD architecture.
HelloNetwork Announces New Executives
Klaus Schulz accepts position of chief wireless officer and Lance Horn warms the chair of president and COO.
nCube Proves VOD Profitable
Kingston Communications deploys the largest nCube N4 server to date and nCube announces that it aggregated $17.4 million in revenue derived from residential VOD.
SkyStream Networks Secures $44 Million
AOL Time Warner Investments and Shaw Ventures lead the round.
BT North America Broadcast Services Joins Forces with iBlast Networks
IBlast hopes to makes use of unused television spectrum.
Texas Instruments Introduces $100 Million OMAP Investment Program
Microsoft announces that it is integrating its solution with the OMAP architecture.
"Army of One" Campaign Storms the Net
Streaming media proves a perfect way for the U.S. Army to reach its target demographic.
Akamai's Suit Against Digital Island Progresses
Akamai claims victory as the court set an early trial date, but Digital Island retains the right to sell its "Footprint" services for the time being.
Luxxon Announces Availability of Wireless Streaming Solution
Luxxon is betting on a world of numerous end-user devices.
ISMA Alliance Moves Forward
The group expects to have standards-based solutions on the market by Q4.
Loudeye Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2000 Results
Revenues remarkably higher in 2000.
MP3.com Expands Deeper Into Asia
BMF Japanese Artists Join MP3.com.
Valentine's Day Greetings
Some sites are cashing in on the day of love.
Court Says: Napster Infringing on Copyrights
As the court reaches a decision, the future of digital music is still in doubt.
Widevine Releases Enterprise Targeted Security Solution
Company revamped solution due to anticipated market demand.
The Icebox Broke
But maybe this is just a bump in the road for Web animation.
Can A Dollar Save A Dwindling Dot-Com?
Amazon.com launches honor system to enable voluntary payments.
Victoria's Secret Plugs Swimwear With Video
Victoria's Secret Model Heidi Klum Serves as Virtual Video Host.
NaviSite Lays Off 7 Percent of Workforce
Company closes two regional sales offices.
StarDSL Licenses On2's VP3 for Japanese Video On Demand
Company hopes to show potential of video on demand services in Japan.
ABCNEWS.COM Continues To Invest in News Webcasts
Chris Wallace's Internet Expose deals with "Edgier" Topics and provides new interactive features.
HBO Launches New Internet-Only Show
HBO will attempt to lure people watching television on to the Net.
AtomFilms Syndicates Content to TiVo, iN Demand and others
Agreement marks continued success for Atom's offline syndication efforts.
Lightningcast Secures $15.5 Million in Funding
BabyPressConference.com also closes Series E Equity Funding Round.
K1010.com Online Gaming Site Draws People In and Keeps Them There
Site launches in the United States after successfully capturing the #1 ranking for German interactive gaming sites.
The Sundance Online Film Festival Streams the Spirit
Online festival coincides with opening of annual Sundance Film Festival.
Streaming Video Server for Palm Released by Firepad
Encoding services for proprietary format provided by Loudeye and EncodeThis!
GEO Optimizes solution for Intel XScale Microarchitecture
Companies will work together to deliver two-way messaging.
MP3.com introduces new Music IOS idea
Company hopes to jump-start its revenue stream.
State of Iowa Begins Information Sharing Project
21st Century Learning Infrastructure Initiative will be built on Virage platform.
Making Money With Streaming Music Videos
Broadcast-quality music videos are great exposure for bands, but they're also notoriously expensive to produce. In Flash-animated music "videos", record labels have found a low-cost way to get the word out – and Web animators stand to gain.
'Tis the Season for Streaming Greetings
Need to send holiday cards? It's not too late. Check out these sites where you can custom-create holiday greetings for everyone on your list.
NTT DoCoMo, HP Announce Joint Research Effort
Move over 3G, here comes something better.
GMV Network and Industrial Bandwidth Enter Into a Technology Partnership
Industrial Bandwidth to integrate GMV Network standards-based software technologies for efficient content signal acquisition.
Eloquent Reduces Staff by 45 percent
Company announces plans to restructure into two business units.
Singingfish Announces Relationship with InfoSpace
Indexed streams will provide greater consumer access.
Internet Streaming Media Alliance Formed
Apple, Cisco, Kassena and others have joined together to specifically define a standards-based streaming solution.
Undergroundfilm.com Debuts Fictional Election Film
"The Wacky Adventures of 5 Florida Ballot Counters" is a satirical look at the Election ballot fiasco.
Excite@Home Dumps Chello
Announcement is the latest indication of a troubled high-speed access market.
Optibase to Acquire Viewgraphics Incorporated
Deal worth approximately $43.7 million.
ViewCast Introduces New Capture Cards
Sonic Foundry also announces product bundling agreement with Canopus Corporation.
Icebox.com Cuts Staff
Also announces the sale of 'Zombie College' to Fox.
Burst.com Secures Funding to Pursue Strategic Alliances
Stock prices rise slightly on news.
MeasureCast Deployed On Real Broadcast Network
Joint marketing initiative also announced.
CUseeMe Networks Reduces Staff
Company targets bottom-line improvement through business reorganization and expense reduction.
A Streaming Thanksgiving
Streamingmedia.com staff writers Ellie Kieskowski and Catherine Bacon offer a tale of streaming – with a host of interesting, informative and just plain fun links to holiday streaming content. Follow this fictional guide to Thanksgiving streaming, and have a great holiday!
BT Ignite Hosting Expands Into Content Delivery
BT also announces a plan to help create original Web programming.
Optibase Announces Availability of First Generation Streaming Media Gateway
MGW 2000 capable of encoding and transmitting 16 streams simultaneously.
Streamwaves Announces Streaming Subscription Service
Streamwaves will license songs from EMI's music catalog.
Time Warner Opens Lines to Earthlink
Companies hopes that move will smooth merger
Burst.com Cuts Staff by 80 Percent
Burst closes 6 regional sales offices in an effort to reach a sustainable burn rate.
Audiohighway.com Announces Layoffs
Audiohighway cuts staff by two-thirds in an effort to maintain cash flow while looking for additional funding.
Video Cell Phone Created by GEO Interactive Media Group and Samsung
Streaming video cell phone is made possible through the incorporation of GEO's Emblaze A2 video ASIC chip.
Edgix Launches Operations in Europe
Frank de Badts Appointed as Director of European Operations
POPcast and Spotlife Announce New Deals
POPcast to host a site for JVC camcorder owners and SpotLife signs on to provide hosting for Microsoft Movie Maker.
Excite@Home and MTVi Launch Excite Music
Excite and MTVi hope to capture the eyes of online music fans.
ON24.com Trims Staff to Expand Focus
The company will continue its newscasts while looking to move towards business services.
CMGI Exits Entertainment Business, Will Sell iCAST
Yet another content company is in trouble. iCAST is forced to close offices in New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles after CMGI says it will exit the entertainment business. If no buyer is found by the end of January, iCAST will be shut down.
Microsoft Releases Player for Pocket PCs
Bill Gates touts the technology during his Comdex keynote.
Covad Adjusts Q3 Financial Results For the Worse
Several ISPs are not anteing up.
eScene Networks Launches Enterprise Streaming Application
StreamLine 2.0 is a web-based streaming solution.
BT Announces Further Plans for Local Loop Unbundling
Competitors remain unsatisfied with national telco's efforts.
Samsung and Voquette Announce Partnership
Voquette will support the Samsung Uproar MP3 Phone for Audio Playback.
More Options for Rich Media Ads
Activate announces a system to include streaming advertisements in on-demand streams, and Unicast and Real Networks announce an alliance.
Eveo Announces B2B Production Services
The Eveo Video Platform is a complete solution for the creation and streaming of original video content to third party sites.
Evoke Communications Launches European Headquarters
Company forms alliance with France's Cegetel.
Dotcast to Use T.V. Spectrum to Bypass Broadband Networks
Investors include Disney, GE Equity, Intel, Quantum and Worldview Partners.
chello broadband Extends Service to Hungary
Hungary Marks chello's First Expansion Into Central Europe
Sprint and SolidStreaming Enter Agreement
SolidStreaming offers 2G and 3G wireless streaming solution.
Covad Receives $150 Million
SBC Acquires 6% of Covad
Ireland to Sell 3 Additional Fixed Wireless Licenses
Ireland's regulator decided to proceed with sale after public consultation.
NaviSite Announces StreamOS Partners
NaviSite selects Digital Island, Enron Broadband Services and Evoke Communications.
Listen.com Bids to Acquire Scour Assets
Legal move will give Listen all the assets without the legal troubles.
Covad CEO Resigns
Amidst disappointing third quarter results, the board has appointed an interim CEO.
Sprint PCS Announces the Uproar MP3 Phone
Sprint is first service provider to offer an MP3 phone in the United States.
Ask Jeeves Adds Multimedia Search Capabilities
StreamSearch is providing access to its multimedia database for searches performed on Ask.com.
Survey Indicates Internet Not Used for Entertainment.
Most consumers think of Internet as source of information, not entertainment.
Bertelsmann and Napster form Strategic Alliance
The alliance will establish a membership-based service.
FeedRoom Launches NBC-Affiliate News Site
WCMH-TV Launches Narrowband Site in Columbus, Ohio.
Wireless Platforms Vying for Content
NTT DoCoMo, forms content focused subsidiary, and ClickPlay signs on with Geo Interactive.
NaviSite Launches streamOS
streamOS is a new web-based streaming media content management system.
Studionext Combines Traditional Entertainment Values with Digital Technology
Studionext concentrates on production services, while promoting its content offline.
Broadwing To Test DSL Delivery to Televisions
Test will use Microsoft Windows and Uniview technology, as well as Intertainer content.
New Analysys Study Predicts Slow Broadband Rollout in Europe
These delays could slow the development of the digital economy.
AT&T To Split into Four Separate Companies
Consumer, Business and Broadband Units To Become Public Companies
Globix Announces EarthCache Content Delivery Network
EarthCache will transverse Globix's network and take advantage of its peering agreements.
America Online Launches AOL 6.0
New features include an AOL multimedia player and the first rollout of AOL PLUS.
Sprint Expanding its Broadband Wireless Service
Bay Area is next to receive service.
musicbank and Warner Music Group Sign Licensing Agreement
Agreement Precedes Fall Launch of musicbank Service
VBrick Introduces EtherneTV to Enable Live Television over Ethernet Networks
EtherneTV uses the VBrick video appliance to cut costs.
RealNetworks Releases RealAudio8 in Cooperation with Sony.
RealNetworks Includes Sony's ATRAC3 Audio Compression Technology in RealSystem 8
Riffage's Strategy Combines Online and Offline Resources.
Business model looks upon music as a system.
NFL Announces Agreement to Stream Games Overseas
Fantastic Entertainment and GlobalMedia.com are the technology partners behind the initiative.
Licensing Agreement Struck to Allow Wireless Video Messaging
Geo Interactive Media Group and Commtouch team to facilitate new service.
RealNetworks' RealSystem Available for IBM's UNIX Servers
The partnership will make IBM's UNIX servers more attractive to e-commerce companies.
Spastic for Spazzco
The funky, San Francisco-based studio Spazzco, founded by cartoon veteran Dana Muise, features Flash-created Web animations, allows only “ScoobyTalk” in the office on Fridays, and with its newly forged CartoonNetwork.com connections, is poised to put out lots of seriously funny cartoons.
MusicReaper.net Launches Beta Streaming Service
Company will offer option of free integration.
iClips Delivers Free Streaming Video Services to Homestead.com Members
Members can personalize their site with video clips.
EMusic and Relatable Team to Offer Open Source Audio Recognition Solution
Technology will allow songs missing metadata to be categorically added to online database.
Z.com Cuts Half of Its Staff
Barring more funding or further licensing deals, the company will close in spring.
chello broadband signs agreement with Edgix
Edgix to help chello cache content closer to the end user.
Globix Begins Construction of Internet Data Center in Central London
New SuperPOP will respond to growing demand in Europe.
The Standardization Issue: Miles to Go
Supporters of standardization remain the underdogs in the streaming media industry, as the codec and player wars rage on. Heated discussions at Streaming Media Europe today revealed that key competitive forces have little intention of cooperating in a meaningful way in the near future.
Vista New Media Showcases Its VirtualFriends Technology
Proctor and Gamble will use an animated Mr. Clean to help users navigate its site.
VCs Eyeing European Infrastructure Companies
Investment opportunities are ripe in the broadband infrastructure space, according to speakers at Streaming Media Europe 2000. However, some key hurdles must be cleared before major money is injected.
Anystream Receives an Investment of $13 Million from Intel
Also, Anystream launches the Agility Workgroup Encoder.
NFL and Yahoo! Announce Agreement
Yahoo!Sports will aggregate game streams.
Groovy Gecko Scores With Supergoals.com
Company hosts streamed ad campaign.
Earthnoise Adds ASP Component
Earthnoise will offer hosting services to small businesses.
Pseudo Files for Chapter 11 Protection
Company is still hoping for a potential acquisition.
Geo Interactive Media Signs Agreement with Lucent Technologies
Also, Emblaze wireless technology showcased at the Olympics.
Burst.com Listed on Nasdaq Smallcap Market
New listing will give company greater exposure in the financial community.
MSNBC.com Provides Complete Coverage of the 2000 Debates
MSNBC.com to help create democratic participation in the Presidential debates with live, interactive coverage.
Scale Eight To Launch Storage Service
For Rich Media
New storage architecture cuts costs.
V.Cities Signs Agreement with NorthPoint
Also, NorthPoint DSL to be sold at Radio Shack.
Kamera Teams with Chello Broadband
Kamera will offer clips of the Swedish Premier League Ice Hockey.
Loudeye and Akamai Deliver Streaming Media Solution For Farmclub.com
Universal Music Group's site for unsigned artists embraces digital music.
Tim Burton's Animated Series 'Stainboy' Premieres
Shockwave.com announces new fall line-up and online store.
Excite@Home's MatchLogic Selects Evoke
Deal will allow Evoke to generate revenue from Talking Email Service.
VideoShare Secures $15 Million in Financing
After high profile deals with Lycos and Microsoft, VideoShare plans expansion.
Volkswagen and AtomFilms Announce Marketing Alliance
Volkswagen will use shorts to promote the
SoftwareWow and Link Technologies Partner
SoftwareWow to deliver streaming 'Euro Currency Conversion' software.
Metricom Expands Its Ricochet Service
Mobile Users Can Now Access Their Information in 11 Service Areas.
Widevine Technologies Announces $11.5 Million in Funding
Widevine will soon introduce new streaming security product.
Be Here and Silver Planet To Debut New Immersive Film
Medium4.com Webcasts The Marrying Milliionaire's Return
The Potential Market for Intranet Streaming
Digital Pipe and Eloquent offer streaming solutions for efficient corporate communication.
PacketVideo Joins With QUALCOMM to Deliver Wireless Media
QUALCOMM the latest to embed PacketVideo's software technology in their chipsets.
iBEAM Broadcasting Announces Internet Radio Solution
iBEAM teams with Octiv and Winnov to create the solution.
Yack Secures $10.2 Million in New Round of Funding
Third Round of Financing Led by Trans Cosmos USA.
Akamai Files Patent Infringement Suit Against Digital Island
Consequentially, Digital Island sues Akamai alleging similar charges.
Live Webcasts of the Olympics Available in Sweden.
Kamera Interactive teams with Bredbadnsbolaget to offer limited webcasts.
Microsoft Movie Maker Released Today.
Movie Maker bundled with the release of Windows Millennium Edition.
PitchTV to launch The Interactive Playground
Virtual museum will highlight interactive works of art.
e.Biscom Selects Vsoft's VIDEOCLICK@HOME
e.Biscom is facilitating broadband deployment in Italy.
Cisco Introduces Order-to-Service DSL System
Cisco seeks to reduce time and cost in provisioning a DSL line.
Sportscapsule Looking to Capture High School Audience
The site's marketing includes big name announcers.
Blockbuster Preparing for Introduction of On-Demand Video Rentals
Enron and nCUBE team to provide the streaming platform.
Warner Music Group Launches Digital Music Initiative
Lycos partners with BMG, and Napster's popularity continues to grow.
Fans Optimistic About the Webcast of Nebraska's Season Opener
More than 200,000 streams were served.
The Benefits of Signing On With Microsoft's Movie Maker
POPcast and VideoShare will compete to host new webcasters.
Pop.com Folds Before Launching
The high-budget content site hands out pink slips.
ReQuest Updates Its Home Music Appliance
Latest AudioReQuest Update Enables Ethernet For Music Streaming
Scour Says Litigation Costs Scared Off Next Financing Round
As a result, the company announced 52 person layoff.
MeasureCast Introduces Streaming Media Audience Measurement Service
Company tracks size and demographics of Internet audience.
Quest for the Internet's HipHop Audience
The Source launches a website, and Bet.com seeks to acquire 360HIPHOP.com.
China's Tianjin Cable Television Selects Harmonic for Broadband Infrastructure Build
China is the third largest market for Harmonic.
WWW.COM Renames Itself OnAir Streaming Networks
New name reflects the company’s focus on audio streaming solutions.
Yahoo! Adds Top College and University Sports Teams to Its Line Up
Displaced fans and alumni cheer!
Napster Banned at 40 Percent of Colleges and Universities
Schools fear potential legal battle.
eVoice and RealNetworks Team Up to Answer the Phone
Users of eVoice's free voicemail services can access their messages through RealPlayer 8.
Eveo Launches Talent Incubation Program
Site seeks to provide talent development and management services to emerging filmmakers.
Eloquent Releases Communications Server 6.0
Server designed to improve management and delivery of streaming content for the enterprise.
Universal Music Group Launches Broadband Programming
Programming offers videos, spoof commercials, and documentaries.
PitchTV to Feature Acclaimed Collection of Zagreb Animation
The content site believes that channel sponsorships will be the key to profit.
UPN Teams with AntEye to Promote
Comedian D.L. Hughley's ranting shorts syndicated to iFuse.com and TheSource.com.
Sonic Foundry Sacks 20 Employees
Company will combine Santa Monica offices to improve
GalaxyOnline.com Inks Licensing Deal With AtomFilms
First George Lucas Sci-Fi Film,
BMG To Release Music for Digital Distribution
Company will use Digital Island's hosting and content delivery services.
New Patriots Stadium Complex to be Named, 'CMGI Field'
CMGI-affiliated companies will become preferred technology partners.
Chatfish Secures $4 Million in First Round Funding
Company hopes to develop new breed of interactive webcasting software.
The Independent Film Channel and iFilm Form Strategic Alliance
Together, the companies will promote independent film across various media.
The FeedRoom Receives $30 Million in Additional Funding
Company will use funding to launch national site.
Stan Lee Media to Launch Backstreet Project
The musical group will be portrayed as animated
Be Here Covers X-Games with 360-Degree Web Coverage
Fans can take a virtual run on the street luge at expn.go.com.
Audible Announces New Programming
Company refutes reported financial figures.
LAUNCH Launches "LAUNCH Underground" Affiliate Program
LAUNCH Partners with Be Free in hopes to drive traffic to its site.
Eveo's Short Videos to Be Listed on Apple's QuickTimeTV Network
Eveo will also add the QuickTime format as an option for viewers.
Microsoft Releases Final Version of Windows Media Encoder 7
Latest version was created with cooperation of content developers.
Content Site Thethreshold.com Trying to Cross Over
The company tags celebrities (Jerry Springer, Tom Arnold) for voices plus is in negotitations to sell its Web shows to Fox and UPN networks.
MGM.com Releases Clips from 100 Movies
Movie fans can search through notable scenes on MGM's redesigned site.
RealNetworks Launches Subscription Service
Final Releases of Real Player 8, Real Jukebox 2 and RealDownload 4 also announced.
Spoken Word Gets Boost From Rioport
Pseudo To Cover Democratic National Convention
After full coverage of the RNC, Pseudo will cut back its live webcast for the DNC next week.
Z.com Tries Its Hand at Web Programming
Thomson Multimedia Swallows Singingfish.com
Consumer electronics giant buys search company Singingfish.com and makes its move into the digital media and streaming industry.
Aimster File Sharing Application Introduced
Features File Sharing Integrated with AOL Instant Messenger
Sales of MP3 Portable Players Declined in July
Napster controversy had little effect.
iClips Secures $4.6 Million
Financing provided by Opticality Ventures in conjunction with Schoffstall Ventures
IBeam to Power Audio Webcasts of Vikings Games
Video streams unlikely in the near future for NFL
Verizon and NorthPoint to Merge DSL Businesses
Verizon will invest $450 million in network expansion.
IUMA Introduces the
NBCOlympics.com Teams with Axient For Olympic Coverage
No live webcasting, but companies team to offer broadband fans in the US highlights of Olympic action.
PayForView.com to List Events on Yack.com
Company also plans to pursue the sale of their content offline.
Media1st.com and Enron Broadband Services Join Forces
Media1st.com spokesman compares the deal to the intervu/akamai relationship.
Universal Music Group Releases New Secure Music Format
Bluematter gets in your ears.
CDNOW Launches Radio
Background Music To Encourage Sales
Listen.com Japan Launches
Several Strategic Partnerships Also Announced
Liquid Audio Reports 2nd Quarter Results
Company Banking on Continued Expansion
eSynch Announces Availability Of ChoiceCaster Media Player
New Partnerships with Content Companies Also Announced
Evoke Communications Announces Agreement With the William Morris Agency
Company Seeks to Strengthen Its Position in the Entertainment Industry
Piranha Releases ‘Piranha Stream’
Technology Offers Real-Time Encoding of Videos at Full Frame Rate
Napster Traffic Increases by 92%
Some Analysts Ponder the Effectiveness of the Courtroom Battle
ZapMedia.com To Release “Living Room” Internet Appliance
ZapStation Universal Media Player Can Be Pre-Ordered on Their Site
LoudVox Launches Web/Radio Production Services
Firm to Create Syndicated Radio Content and Help Business Create Web Audio Programming
Liquid Player Five Now Available
New Security and User-friendly features added
Chello Broadband to Merge with Excite@Home’s International Operations
Excite@Home Agressively Investing in International Marketplace
EMI Recorded Music Announces Large Release of Digital Music
Many Popular CDs and Singles Will Be Available for Secure Digital Download
Aurallyyours.com Unveils PIXSTREAMER
A New Streaming Audio Software Solution to deliver Streaming Audio Billboards
XM Radio Receives Additional Funding
Company now fully funded through commercial launch
SoftwareWow Introduces Streaming Software
Software Can Be Streamed From Publishers'
Sites to Consumers
Media 100i Defines New Category of Interactive Streaming Solutions
Solution allows viewers to directly interact with streaming content
i3 Mobile Partners With LAUNCH.com
Music Fans to be notified Via Wireless Devices
Showiz.com Announces Free Internet Media Streaming Service
Showiz to provide a free streaming software and hosting
Riffage.com Acquires Rights to 1500 Records
Deal Will Meld Traditional Record Label Services and Promotion Through Online Music Site