November 10, 2014
Online Video News
IAB Creates Center for Online Video Research and Promotion
The new IAB Digital Video Center of Excellence will evaluate standards, create research, and identify online video advertising best practices.
LiveU Intros LiveU Community, an Online Live Video Exchange
When news is breaking in a far off location, broadcasters can tap into the exchange to find freelancers nearby.
Apple Supports H.265, But So Far Only in FaceTime on an iPhone 6
H.265 is coming to the Android operating system, as well, but it's nowhere to be seen on desktop or notebook computers.
Cogent Says it Slowed Down Netflix Traffic Earlier This Year
ISP admits that it created a "fast lane" for non-Netflix traffic in February and March, right around the time Netflix signed an interconnection deal with Comcast
Telestream Debuts Wirecast 6.0, Offers Replays, Playlists, Tweets
The live streaming tool takes a big step forward with the ability to create instant replays, automate broadcasts with playlists, and much more.
Rovi Acquires Fan TV, Gains Cloud-Based Discovery Solutions
Now focused on search and discovery, Rovi hopes to create next-gen search products and bring them to market sooner.
The 2014 Readers' Choice Awards Finalists
The votes have been counted, and here are the top three vote-getters in each category. Winners will be announced at Streaming Media West on November 19.
Don't Blame the ISPs! Netflix's Choices Caused Massive Slowdown
Everyone's favorite SVOD is quick to point the finger and demand greater net neutrality, but new data shows Netflix's choices led to widespread harm.
Chrome's API Shutdown Spells Trouble for Smooth Streaming
Google is phasing out support for the Netscape Plugin API in the coming months, so Smooth Streaming providers need to come up with a strategy soon.
Adgorithms Introduces Self-Driving Artificial Intelligence SaaS Platform for Programmatic Ad Campaigns
Users can create and run digital campaigns that improve over time with a fully automated software platform
RLJ Entertainment Announces Launch of UMC -- Urban Movie Channel
UMC Delivers High Value Urban Focused Content through a Subscription Digital Streaming Channel
Encoding.com Secures Strategic Series B Investment from Harmonic
Encoding.com and Harmonic strengthen partnership to lead cloud media services.