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August 18, 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.

Twitter Introduces Promoted Video in Beta

Following tests that show native Twitter video gets stronger engagement than branded tweets, the company is expanding the service.

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.

Featured Articles

NBC Universal: Auto-Authentication Offers Higher Success Rates

Some pay TV customers are sharing their credentials with friends, but the bigger problem is that many find authentication too challenging.

Monetizing Premium Video: Fullscreen Explains What Works Now

Is brand safety an essential for selling video to brands for premium prices? It depends on the environment and the audience, Fullscreen says.

Online Video Has Created a New Golden Age of Television: Nielsen

Prime time viewing is down, but overall TV viewing is way up. Nielsen looks at the innovations that are changing the way we consume video.

Industry News

US Video Entertainment Spend to Peak at $123 Billion Next Year

The US video entertainment market continues to grow and will peal at $123 billion in 2015, commanding a unique position on the world stage.

Harmonic Helps The Weather Channel Improve Efficiency and Flexibility

Harmonic Ingest, Storage, Playout, and Transcoding Systems Enable Agile Production and Delivery of Timely Multiplatform News and Programming