Posts Tagged ‘ Hulu ’

Can Google TV Succeed Where Apple TV Failed? No. Here’s Why.

May 21st, 2010 | By | Category: Internet TV, iPods & Portable Media Players, Video

The buzz of the day is Google TV – with most analysts having a Googlegasm and saying things like Louis Gray’s “While Apple Slept On Their Hobby, Google Executed” or Vince Veneziani’s “Google TV Is Now The Most Important Thing In Television”. Google TV is certainly interesting – but it’s not likely to beat Apple […]

Online Video Growth Slows To 10.5%

Mar 13th, 2010 | By | Category: Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

The number of unique viewers of online video increased 10.5% year-over-year, according to The Nielsen Company. While still impressive numbers, the explosive growth of a few years ago appears to be gone, replaced by slower, but still respectable organic growth. Other highlights of Nielsen’s stats: People are watching more video – the number of streams […]

Did Steve Jobs Scare Google, Microsoft, Nintendo & Adobe With The iPad?

Jan 30th, 2010 | By | Category: Apple iPad, Internet TV, Video

There’s been a lot of debate about the merits of the new Apple iPad since it was announced. While tech analysts and first adopters are debating the iPad’s strengths and weaknesses, though, it looks like Steve Jobs may have Google, Microsoft, Nintendo, Adobe & Hulu scared that the device could end up being a another […]

Online Video Viewing Reaches New Peak in April

Jun 5th, 2009 | By | Category: Featured Story, Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

Internet users viewed a record 16.8 billion online videos in April, representing an increase of 16 percent…..since March!

CBS News Launches Ustream Channel

Jun 1st, 2009 | By | Category: Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

CBS News has chosen video site Ustream as its streaming video provider, Ustream founder Brad Hunstable said today: “[W]e are announcing the channel on Ustream, which features breaking news coverage several times everyday– presidential press conferences, Congressional hearings, and online-only content and on-air programs such as the CBS Evening News with Katie Couric. We’re […]

Hulu Launches Lab For Experimental Projects

May 28th, 2009 | By | Category: Streaming Video, Video

Popular video portal today announced the launch of Hulu Labs, “a place to try out experimental projects from Hulu and share your feedback while they’re still in development.” Hulu Labs consists of four new features: Hulu Desktop, a downloadable application that enables what it calls a “lean-back” video watching experience from the viewer’s personal […]

YouTube In Talks To Offer Full-Length Shows In UK

May 20th, 2009 | By | Category: Streaming Video, Video

New Media Age is reporting that video giant YouTube is working on a plan to offer popular full-length television shows to viewers in the United Kingdom. Talks are said to be underway between YouTube and British TV networks Channel 4 and ITV, and with Sony Pictures, for rights to stream those companies’ programs. NMA calls […]

Video Search EveryZing Nabs $8.25 M Funding, Inks NBCU Deal

May 12th, 2009 | By | Category: Making Money with Podcasts, Podcasting, Podcasting Software, Video

Remember PodZinger? They were an early entrant into the “make money with podcasting” scene, with a “speech-to-text” technology (developed by BBN Technologies in about 2006). The idea was to convert, without an expensive (human) transcription service, a podcast audio file into a text file — which, in turn, would help search engines to find the […]

Rocketboom’s Andrew Baron Launches Magma

May 12th, 2009 | By | Category: The New Media Update, Video

Andrew Baron, creator of groundbreaking video podcast Rocketboom unveiled his latest project, Magma, on Monday night at the NY Video 2.0 meeting. Magma is a video site – and a “trending topics” site – and a social community site, all in one place. Baron explains that Magma is “is an entry point for online video”. […]

Disney Partners With Hulu: The Web Video Eyeball War of 09 Begins

May 2nd, 2009 | By | Category: Internet TV, The New Media Update, Video

Thursday, entertainment empire Disney fired a loud salvo in the struggle to unseat YouTube as the king of online video. Disney, parent company of TV network ABC, announced an agreement to join forces with free online video service Disney will join Hulu’s other content partners, NBC Universal, and News Corporation, as well as Providence […]