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May 07, 2012

Online Video News

Discovery Channel Buying Revision3

Two tech-heavy niche networks combine in a deal worth a rumored $30M to $40M.

Amazon Studios Searches for Comedy and Children's Series Ideas

Show creators are invited to submit ideas, which could turn into programs distributed through Amazon Instant Video.

Flingo Gains Funding from Mark Cuban and Gary Lauder

Smart TV app company now counts $8M in Series A funding, plans global expansion.

Google Announces New Channels and Partners Ahead of NewFront

YouTube is gaining a channel of scripted dramas for women and one for Olympic profiles and historic footage.

Featured Articles

Will You Rent Your Next Live Encoder?

Cloud streaming delivery models such as Microsoft's Windows Media Azure could change the landscape for dedicated encoders

Epix's Premium Movies Become a Hot Property for Netflix and Apple

Netflix has exclusive streaming rights to Epix's library, and wants to renew before Apple can jump in.

Why "Instagram for Video" is a Bad Idea: Commentary

Facebook's acquisition of Instagram has the rumor mill running 24/7, and video sharing apps like Viddy and Socialcam are racking up the investments. That's not necessarily a good thing.

Industry News

Viaway Media Streaming Platform Brings Cloud Service for accessing Content across the Widest Range of Electronic Devices

Viaway expands Cloud for accessing content across Samsung Smart TVs, Nook, Kindle, Roku Players, Android Smartphones, Google TVs and PCs

Online Warmongers Selects Highwinds GDN to Deliver War Inc. Battle Zone

Highwinds Delivers World’s First AAA Free-to-Play Shooter Game to Online Players Globally