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July 14, 2014

Online Video News

Facebook to Acquire LiveRail for an Undisclosed Amount

The social network is rumored to be paying between $400M and $500M for the online video platform, and wants to deliver targeted ads.

Young Adults More Open to Pirated Video: 54% in U.S. Have Done So

Irdeto looks at attitudes toward illegally streamed video around the world and finds it much more common with Asia Pacific viewers.

Roku More Popular Than Apple TV, Says Parks Set-Top Box Report

A study of set-top box adoption finds that Roku has a commanding lead, thanks to an association with Netflix and a smart product strategy.

Featured Articles

Taking Control of Big Data: The Challenge of M&E Data Management

For media and entertainment companies still storing data in digital silos, that's no way to move forward. Discover the benefits of content storage management solutions.

The Cloud Vs. On-Prem Encoding Dilemma

As cloud encoding services have matured, more and more companies are switching or supplementing their on-premises efforts. Here's what some customers are doing.

Online Video Insiders Aren't Using Second-Screen Apps: Study

While there's a lot of hype around second-screen apps and personalized recommendations, video pros aren't fans. So who's the audience?

Industry News

The 4th Annual Streamy Awards Opens Submissions With New Categories, New Streamlined Entry, and New Voting Process

Panopto Announces the Easiest Way to Centralize and Search Organizational Video

Upload API Dramatically Reduces Cost and Effort of Consolidating and Managing Media Assets

Lewis Black Takes Improv to New Extremes with MobileRider and Akamai

‘The Rant Is Due’ Combines Online, Audience-Driven Improv with Video Streaming in Groundbreaking Live, Interactive Stand-Up Comedy Event