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March 26, 2014

Online Video News

Disney Will Acquire Maker Studios for $500M

Looking to grow its presence online, Disney is buying one of the top multi-channel networks on YouTube, gaining Maker's 380M subscribers.

Brid.tv Launches, Free HTML5 Enterprise Video Player

A Serbian video player promises free hosting and delivery, as well as easy monetization. It only wants a few ad spots in return.

Comcast and Apple in Talks for Streaming Pay TV Service: WSJ

What content would the service offer? How much would it cost per month? Early conversations between Apple and Comcast leave much unanswered.

Featured Articles

Netflix Blog Post Muddies the Waters on Net Neutrality

Reed Hastings says he wants stronger rules and will fight for the internet, but really he's only fighting for his own business interests. Where's the detailed alternative?

A Buyer’s Guide to Enterprise Video Platforms

The BYOD trend, closed captioning, and cloud services present three key areas that enterprises should address when purchasing an enterprise video platform.

Rochester Institute of Technology Embraces the Flipped Classroom

Online video lessons viewed at home let university professors get the most out of classroom time, and students reap the rewards.

Industry News

LiveU’s New Smaller, Stronger LU500 Takes the IP Newsgathering Market by Storm

The most powerful and versatile uplink unit on the market - weighing only 2.2lbs (1kg), with new video encoder, proprietary antenna technology and up to 14 network links - achieves instant success worldwide

Aspera CEO Michelle Munson to Share Technology and Business Insights at NAB 2014

At 2014 NAB Show, Thomson Video Networks' ViBE VS7000 to Feature Increased Density and New Features for Multi-Screen and OTT Delivery

At the 2014 NAB Show, Thomson Video Networks will showcase its industry-leading ViBE(TM) VS7000 encoding/transcoding platform driven by an all-new release of the company's MediaFlex(TM) video operating system.

TV Everywhere Apps and Over-the-Top Video Deployments to Be Showcased at Streaming Media East Conference

Program will include speakers from major broadcast, cable, and content distributors including Netflix, Comcast, Verizon, NBCUniversal, Viacom, CBS Interactive, WWE, A+E Networks, EPIX, YouTube, CNN, FOX News Digital, BBC, AOL/Huffington Post, Google, Yaho

Encoding.com’s Vid.ly integrates with JW Player and Flowplayer

Encoding.com's Vid.ly has integrated with JW Player and Flowplayer to create an open video platform, enabling all-in-one, turnkey solutions for multi-screen video publishing

Axle Adds Mobile, Avid support to Radically Simple Workflow

Axle 2014 lets users on laptops, tablets, and smartphones use media and collaborate anywhere

PeerApp Inks Multi-Million Dollar Operator Caching Infrastructure Deal with Cable Operator

PeerApp, the leader in Internet content caching infrastructure, today announced it has closed a deal worth approximately five million dollars for caching infrastructure with an operating unit of a Tier One cable operator.

Akamai Helps NBC Olympics Reach Record Digital Audience

10.8 Million Total Hours of Online Video Delivered during 2014 Olympic Winter Games

TVU Networks Launches MLink Rack-Mount IP-Based Video Transmitters for In-Vehicle or Studio Use

TVU Delivers Complete Integrated Solution for ENG Vehicles that Combines Cellular, Satellite, and Microwave Data Links Simultaneously for Live Broadcast