Posts Tagged ‘ Mevio ’

Adam Curry Hosting New “Techertainment” Internet TV Channel

Oct 9th, 2008 | By | Category: Corporate Podcasts, Internet TV, Video

MEVIO has announced the launch of TeXtraTV, a new technology entertainment channel that combines the best technology shows, reviews and video clips with some of the top celebrity hosts in technology. The company hopes to make TeXtraTV the MTV of technology video. According to Ron Bloom, co-founder and chief executive officer of MEVIO, “In the […]

Pods and Blogs Nabs Podfather Interview

May 20th, 2008 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, General, Making Money with Podcasts, Podcast Distribution, Video, Video Podcasts

Our friend, radio producer Chris Vallance, sent word that he had recently interviewed PodShow – er, Mevio – executive Adam Curry for his BBC Radio Five Live Pods and Blogs program. Our regular readers will remember that Mevio co-founder and Chief Executive Ron Bloom raised eyebrows last month by explaining that the reason for the […]

BT PodShow: Not “Someone Shooting A Firecracker Out Of His Bum”

May 13th, 2008 | By | Category: General, Internet TV, Podcast Distribution, Streaming Video, Video, Video Podcasts

The Guardian reports that BT PodShow, an online TV portal, is getting its full consumer launch: The service is a joint venture with US-based Podshow (now Mevio), in which the backers of Google and YouTube have invested, and which has been running for several months. It has over 1m hours of content. The two companies […]

Todd Cochrane: Raw Opinions On The State Of Podcasting

May 8th, 2008 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, General, Making Money with Podcasts, Podcasting Networks, Video Podcasts

Todd Cochrane is the CEO of Raw Voice, a longtime podcaster at Geek News Central and helps connect podcasters with advertisers via his Blubrry podcast network. He’s also known for having strong opinions, on topics ranging from the PodShow/Mevio name change to the quality of podcasters’ RSS feeds. I asked Todd about his perspective on […]

Mevio Dumps PodShow Name & Distances Itself From User-Generated Content

Apr 24th, 2008 | By | Category: Podcast Directory Sites, Podcast Distribution, Podcasting Networks

PodShow has officially announced that it has changed its name to Mevio. Along with this announcement, the company announced updates to its site. The name change has been greeted with skepticism by many podcasters, and there’s already a “Mevio” entry in the Urban Dictionary.: The act of renaming a company / business, thinking that the […]

PodShow Is Dead; Now “Mevio”

Apr 23rd, 2008 | By | Category: Internet TV, New Media Organizations, Podcast Distribution, Podcasting Networks, Video, Video Podcasts

PodShow, the heavily-hyped podcasting startup from podfather Adam Curry, is dead; it’s changing its name to Mevio. NewTeeVee attributes the name change to a so-called “curse of the ‘Pod”” – the idea that any company with “pod” in the name is cursed. They note that PodZinger has changed its name to EveryZing & PodBridge has […]