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October 09, 2019

Online Video News

Facebook Will Pay $40M Fine for Overstating Video Ad Metrics

At the heart of the suit is Facebook's previous method of calculating watch time, which did not include all views and reported dramatically inflated numbers.

Vice Media Acquiring Women-Focused Refinery29 for $400M

Two leading online publishers are combining, with Vice Media announcing it has acquired Refinery29 in a reported mix of stocks and cash.

Half of Video Ads Now Streamed to Connected TVs: Extreme Reach

The industry has reached an important milestone: 50% of all video ad impressions are now served to connected TVs.

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Akamai Offers Best Practices for Troubleshooting Live Streams

Providing flawless live streaming quality has never been more complex—or essential. However, relying on performance monitoring, real-time communications, and AI can ensure satisfied end-users.

Instructional Video in the Academy: In the Can or On-the-Fly?

The use of both asynchronous and synchronous video by colleges and universities has skyrocketed. But which approach is better for learning?

Netflix Goes to the Other Side of the Mirror With Bandersnatch

Learn the streaming challenges Netflix faced presenting Black Mirror: Bandersnatch, which gave viewers choices and advanced interactive storytelling.

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How Netflix is Moving Toward Microservices

Netflix Senior Software Engineer Sujana Sooreddy describes how microservices work within Netflix' architecture in this clip from her OTT Leadership Summit panel at Streaming Media East 2019.

How Local Media Can Monetize OTT

TownNews Senior Product Manager Susan Bell and TownNews VP Broadcast & Video Derek Gebler discuss the revenue potential of live linear ad insertion for local news in this clip from their fireside chat from OTT Leadership Summit at Streaming Media East 2019.

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The Quiet Conference: At IBC 2019, No News Was Good News

Some years are revolutionary, some are evolutionary, and some are just "meh." Here's why those "meh" years are the best ones for the industry.

Industry News

Walmart and Roku Announce the New onn. • Roku Smart Soundbar and the onn. • Roku Wireless Subwoofer

Telestream Showcases Latest Lineup of Products and Services from Ingest to Quality-ensured Delivery at NAB NY

Offerings cover the entire digital media lifecycle from lens to screen

Vionlabs lands in the Americas with appointment of Kevin Odden

Vionlabs announces that it is continuing its rapid growth with the appointment of Kevin Odden to lead its commercial operations in the Americas. The company is also expanding its advisory board with the appointments of Anette Schaefer and Hanno Basse.