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February 26, 2014

Online Video News

January Video Rankings: Views Are Down, SpotXChange Jumps Up

Video views took a tumble this cold January, but that could simply reflect changes in how and where people stream content.

AOL Predicts the End of Pre-Rolls, the Rise of Branded Video

Pre-roll ad impressions are shooting up, but one AOL exec thinks the format is on the way out. Instead, brands will have to create their own content.

Ericsson Brings Global CDN Partners to Media Delivery Network

Limelight, CDNetworks, and ChinaCache work with Ericsson to bring global network efficiency to operator networks.

Featured Articles

Why the Comcast-Netflix Deal Is a Win for Consumers

There's more misinformation being written about this agreement than actual information. Lazy tech sites need to understand: It's not about net neutrality!

In Defense of MPEG LA

Patent pool organization MPEG LA continues to come under fire from the likes of Steve Forbes, but most of the criticism is based on false premises and ignores innovators' right to generate revenue from their work and investments

First Look: Wowza Streaming Engine 4

Expect big changes from the renamed Wowza Media Server, which now offers a GUI. Both first-timers and power users will be happy about it.

Industry News

Brightcove Selects BuyDRM’s KeyOS Platform To Power Microsoft PlayReady Support for Desktops and Devices

Leading global provider of cloud services for video to support content encryption and licensing

Media Excel Live Encoder to Power H.265/HEVC Based LTE Broadcast For Qualcomm Technologies at MWC 2014

HERO HEVC Live Encoder delivers bitrates 50 percent lower than AVC, while maintaining exceptional video quality

Audible Magic Provides Automatic Content Recognition to Intel Integrated Native Developer Experience

Audible Magic’s ACR Technology Included in Intel INDE Media Pack for Android