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August 13, 2014

Online Video News

For HD TV and Blu-Ray Streaming, Samsung Signs with Giraffic

The 2014 line of Samsung connected TVs and Blu-ray Players will offer improved video streaming with Giraffic's client-side-only software.

Telstra Pays $270M to Acquire OVP Ooyala, 5x Revenue Valuation

Australian telco Telstra already owned 23% of Ooyala; now, it's putting up another $270M for a 98% ownership of the company.

YouTube Acquires Directr, App Helps Small Businesses Shoot Videos

Creating a variety of business videos is simple with the Directr app, and soon doing so will be free, thanks to its new owner.

Featured Articles

AOL Offers Tips for Foolproof Live Event Video Streaming

Stamp out poor-quality audio, dropped video streams, and more. Advance planning is one key to pulling off live events without a problem.

HTTP/2.0 and DASH: Planning Tomorrow's Improved Video Delivery

In this guest post, Bitmovin's CTO and co-founder explains how HTTP/2.0 will solve the problems of previous generations and seamlessly integrate with DASH.

Video Apps Need to Be Discoverable Before They Can Succeed: TiVo

Content owners can have attractive apps with libraries of popular shows, but if viewers can't search that content then all their efforts won't pay off.

Industry News

Industry-Leading Harmonic Spectrum Server Line Offers Richer Functionality, Higher Density, and Lower Cost Per Channel

Spectrum Version 7.6 Release Boosts MediaCenter Channel Count and Capabilities, Enriches ChannelPort and MediaDeck Tools and Feature Sets

Visual Data Media Services Receives Coveted Apple Feature Encoding Certification

Unruly Partners With Nielsen to Offer Nielsen Online Campaign Ratings for Social Video

Marketing tech company offers brands and agencies 100% guarantee that purchased views are Nielsen Online Campaign Ratings validated

Dish Anywhere App Updated with New Interface, Enhanced Personalization Capabilities

Modernized design features image-driven user interface.