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August 27, 2014

Online Video News

Surprise: Amazon, Not Google/YouTube, Will Purchase Twitch

Were the unnamed sources mistaken or did Google back out? And why would shopping giant Amazon want a video game network?

Tablet TV Prepares for Beta Launch in San Francisco

One startup plans a new way to access over-the-air broadcast content, creating a service just for tablets that has no monthly fees.

TiVo Launches Over-the-Air DVR for Households Without Pay TV

Pitching it as a legal alternative to Aereo, TiVo debuts a $50 DVR for over-the-air content. Owners can stream video to mobile devices with the TiVo Stream

Featured Articles

Streaming Media West Introduces New Discovery Pass

Never been to a Streaming Media West event? The new Discovery Pass makes it easier than ever to check out the exhibit hall, keynotes, networking opportunities, and our new two-day Discovery Track of how-to sessions, product labs, and panel discussions

Online Video Ecommerce Fails: Big Brand Mistakes to Avoid

How are viewers supposed to scan a QR code on a speeding race car? When it comes to selling with online video, even big brands miss the obvious.

Campaign Goals Should Drive YouTube Brand Activity: Pixability

There's no one-size-fits-all solution to branded online video. What brands put into YouTube should be determined by how they can best grow an audience.

Industry News

Elemental Powers Deutsche Glasfaser live Linear TV and Multiscreen Services

Deutsche Glasfaser to offer IPTV over FTTH network using Elemental video processing solutions

SnagFilms, RiffTrax, and Baeblemusic Bring Content to the Big Screen with JW Player Google Chromecast Integration

JW Player customers enabled for streaming of free movies, TV shows, music videos, artist interviews and paid original video content in traditional TV format

TubeMogul Expands Global Presence In Latin America With Key Hires in Mexico, Brazil

Digital media evangelists Bernardo Toca and Adriano Hayashi join TubeMogul to spearhead growth in key Latin America markets