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January 18, 2017

Online Video News

Apple Plans Original Video Expansion, Courts Veteran Producers

The company will use original series and movies to attract more subscribers to Apple Music, not to launch a streaming video service.

Playmaker and iStreamPlanet Announce Long-Term Partnership

The name BAMTech didn't come up in the companies' statement, but competition from the MLB spin-off has everything to do with it.

Facebook Will Show Mid-Roll Ads After the 20-Second Mark

The move will offer a new revenue stream for publishers, and encourage them to post more premium video to the platform.

Featured Articles

Gone in a Flash: Migrating Videos to a Flash-Less World

For all its strengths, the clock has run out for Flash. Now is the time say goodbye and migrate to HTML5. Here's everything companies still relying on Flash need to know.

Short Cuts

Video: How Targeted Recommendations Drive OTT Engagement

The hottest driver off OTT growth, according to Amazon's Richard Au and Dailymotion's Anthony Layser, is customized, user-specific discovery algorithms, which they explain how to leverage in this clip from Streaming Media West 2016.

Video: How to Reach an Audience in a Blended Content Delivery Ecosystem

Ben Miller of Sinclair Broadcast Group discusses the challenges content companies face in reaching their intended audience in a blended ecosystem where viewers consume content on their own terms.

The Industry

What the Kids Are Watching: The World of Tween Live Streaming

Personality-driven live streaming apps have become a huge trend for tweens and teens, but people over 30 don't know anything about them.

Future in Focus

Mobile Phone Hang-Ups: Viewers Wary of Using Up Their Data

People would stream a lot more video to mobile devices if not for restrictive data caps. But thanks to Netflix and Amazon, things are starting to change.

Industry News

Telestream Announces President and Chief Operating Officer: New Role Strengthens Leadership Team, Sharpens Focus on Continued Growth

Telestream reports 19th consecutive year of growth including sixth company acquisition in Vidcheck

AOL Opens First-Ever Live Streaming Destination With the Build Studio in New York City

Build Series Offers Fans An Immersive Experience With Today's Hottest Stars and Influencers in Downtown Manhattan

Video Clarity Announces ClearView Player IP

High-Capacity Server Can Automate Uncompressed Video Playback Within SMPTE 2022-6/7-Compliant Networks