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June 21, 2017

Online Video News

Vice Takes $450M in Funding, Plans Massive Millennial Library

The millennial media company isn't known for scripted content, but that could change with the debut of Vice Studios. Is an IPO in the near future?

YouTube Details 4 Steps for Reducing Extremist Videos on Platform

Remove, flag, bury, and retarget: When it comes to taking extremist and hateful speech from its network, YouTube shows it has plenty of options.

Conviva Takes $40M in Funding, Plans Product and Sales Expansions

Artificial intelligence will play a key role in the company's future success, Conviva believes, helping it stand apart from its competition.

Featured Articles

Blackest Blacks: Ten Things to Know About Producing HDR

Shake your viewers all night long with the best-looking high dynamic range video imaginable. For those about to color grade, we salute you.

Netflix Talks Dolby Vision and HDR10

Netflix shares its secrets for encoding Dolby Vision and HDR10, as well as the technical requirements for shooting and editing Netflix video titles

Deluxe's Martin Zeichner on HDR

Deluxe Encore Post colorist Martin Zeichner discusses the differences between Dolby Vision and HDR10

AOL Builds a Live TV Studio in the Heart of Greenwich Village

The AOL Build Studio isn't just the home of the company's popular online chat show—it's a multiplatform celebrity-driven content-generating machine.

Getting Ready for Video Over 5G: How Should the Industry Prepare?

With operators at risk of a ‘build it and they will come' approach, can a converged video contribution and delivery network monetize 5G?

Short Cuts

Video: How Would an End to Net Neutrality Impact Latency?

Reel Solver's Tim Siglin, Rainbow Broadband's Russ Ham, and Verizon's Daniel Sanders discuss how attacks on Net Neutrality would impact video delivery in general and latency in particular.

Video: How to Engage Users and Merchandise Your Content

Hulu CTO Tian Lim discusses the challenges of monetizing and merchandising content while working within the restrictions of current content licensing parameters and not inserting too many ads.

Editor's Note

Is Apple Giving Up on Live TV and a Skinny Bundle Offering?

There may be peace in our time between Amazon and Apple. While that's good news for home streamers, it suggests Apple is no longer interested in creating a skinny bundle.

The Industry

Streaming for Good: Online Video Companies Are Feeling Charitable

Many companies in the online video industry put their money and their employees to good use, actively supporting causes they care about. Here's an overview of how they give back.

Streams of Thought

A King’s Ransom: Why Do OTT Subscription Costs Keep Rising?

The subscription video market is getting crowded, so why aren't prices declining? To understand that, first understand which actors are driving the market.

Industry News

Cedexis Announces Integration with NGINX Plus for Cloud Application Delivery Optimization

Combining industry leading local and global load balancing solutions ensures peak application availability and low latency performance

Professional Facebook Live Shows Now Made Easier With BeLive.tv

BeLive.tv, the platform for Facebook Live, launch their premium product today, making it possible for anyone to host a highly interactive and customised live stream without the need for expensive and complex technology.

FuboTV Closes $55 Million Series C Round

Fundraising to Enable Sports-First, Live Streaming TV Service to Invest in Additional Content, Engineering Talent and Expanded Marketing Efforts

Monstercat and Pluto TV Launch Platform’s First Electronic Music TV Channel

Harmonic Expands Cloud Capabilities With Advanced Media Management and Scheduling Technologies

Technology Purchase From Chyro Transforms Video Workflows, Unifying Broadcast Affiliate Operations