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Revision3 Going Where Major Networks Fear To Tread

November 23rd, 2010

Video podcast network Revision3 has announced that it is taking its full line-up of more than 20 programs to the television screen. The Internet television network, which produces Tekzilla, Diggnation and other shows, is bringing its online content to multiple platforms including Google TV, Yahoo! Connected TV, Windows Media Center, AppleTV, Boxee and Roku. Revision3 has […]

Revision3 Growing Through The Recession

February 3rd, 2010

Video podcast network Revision3 has announced its growth results for 2009, highlighting several milestones for the company: Revision3’s programs were viewed nearly 70M times during 2009; Revenue grew 30%; Average deal size grew by 50%; and They added Ford, Adidas, Coors, Nokia and Panasonic as major advertisers. Revision3 also added 10 new shows in 2009: […]

Revision3 Announces Record Revenues

November 10th, 2008

Video podcasting/Internet television startup Revision3 today announced its results for 2008, highlighting revenue tripling from last year, viewership growing to 140 million minutes of engagement monthly and more than 60 advertising partners. “Despite today’s tumultuous economic climate, Revision3 is making huge strides, dramatically increasing both viewership and revenue,” said Jim Louderback, CEO, Revision3. “Like everyone else, […]

Exclusive Interview With Revision3 CEO Jim Louderback

June 12th, 2008

Internet video startup Revision3, the home of Diggnation, XLR8R TV, Epic Fu and other popular video podcasts, has been making headlines since its founding in 2005.

The most recent headlines, though, have surrounded Revision3’s extended outage over Memorial Day weekend, and the way CEO Jim Louderback’s very publicly pointed the finger at anti-piracy firm MediaDefender as the cause for the outage.

Podcasting News’ Publisher Elisabeth McLaury Lewin caught up with Louderback, who answered questions about Revision3, how they plan to respond to the MediaDefender attack and his vision for the future of Internet media.

Revision3 Podcast Network Hacked, Attacked By MediaDefender

May 29th, 2008

Jim Louderback, CEO of podcasting/new media network Revision3, has an explanation for why his site died over Memorial Day weekend: they were hacked and attacked by MediaDefender, a company that works for the music and film industries doing anti-piracy work.

“Media Defender was abusing one of Revision3’s servers for their own purposes, without our approval,” says Louderback. “They willingly admitted to abusing Revision3’s network, over a period of months, by injecting a broad array of torrents into our tracking server.”

Virgin America Flights Get Revision3 Video Podcasts

January 28th, 2008

Revision3’s slate of video podcasts, including Tekzilla, The Totally Rad Show, Web Drifter, XLR8R TV, and The Digg Reel, is taking to the skies with Virgin America, according to a TechCrunch report: The Revision3 shows will be viewable on Virgin America‚Äôs seat-back entertainment system throughout the cabin on flights to New York, San Francisco, Los […]

Internet TV Startup Revision3 Raises $8 Million

June 24th, 2007

Revision3, the San Francisco startup behind the Internet TV shows Diggnation and XLR8RTV, has raised $8 million more from investors. Revision3 is one of several companies pioneering commercial video podcast networks. Their shows can be viewed online or downloaded for viewing on portable media players such as iPods or devices like the Apple TV. The […]

Is Twitter The Future Of Television?

May 26th, 2009

The days of televisions being broadcasting terminals are over; the future of television is open and interactive. You don’t watch TV anymore – you Twitter about it, blog about it, embed it, respond to it and remix it.

Association for Downloadable Media Members Adopt Standards and Measurement Guidelines

February 2nd, 2009

The Association for Downloadable Media (ADM) today released a list of association members from across the downloadable and new media industry, all of whom are in voluntary support of the preliminary standards and guidelines agreed upon by the organization. ADM officials characterize this as “another step toward creating a landscape favorable to the commercialization” of […]

What Old Media Can Learn About Advertising From Diggnation

January 27th, 2009

Podcasting News publisher Elisabeth McLaury Lewin talks with Revision 3 CEO Jim Louderback about what traditional media can learn about online advertising from Diggnation and other Internet TV shows.