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Entries by Andy Plesser from 03/2010

Media Executives Live in Apple's "Beautiful Fascist Environment," Kara Swisher

| Posted 03.01.2010 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO -- Media executives have a love/hate relationship with Apple. They admire the elegant design and usability of its products but decry...

James Cameron, Steve Ballmer, FCC Chair Julius Genachowski Booked for Sold-out AllThingsD (video)

| Posted 03.01.2010 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO -- Avatar director James Cameron, studio chief Jeff Katzenberg, FCC chairman Julius Genachowski, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, and Co...

Arianna Huffington's "4E's" at the 4A's: Engagement, Energy, Empathy and Enthusiasm (video)

| Posted 03.03.2010 | Media

In a speech the annual 4A's conference, Arianna Huffington sought to inspire the audience of advertising and media executives with her high energy approach to publishing.

YouTube Rolling out Auto Captions for All Videos (video)

| Posted 03.04.2010 | Technology

SAN BRUNO, CA -- YouTube, which announced in November the availability to create computer generated text captions of video on a limited number of cha...

The Problem with Online Video Advertising is it's "Too Expensive" (video)

| Posted 03.08.2010 | Media

Although online video advertising has been a growing area, some on Madison Avenue believe it's too pricey. Marc Ruxin, EVP and Chief Innovation Of...

Financial Times Mulls Paid Model for Online Video (video)

| Posted 03.09.2010 | Media

LONDON -- While the Financial Times is mostly behind a subscription wall, its videos are provided without restrictions.  While FT advert...

Apple Inexorably Pulling Video Publishers to HTML5 -- Whether They Like it Or Not (video)

| Posted 03.09.2010 | Technology

LONDON--While Adobe Flash is the most pervasive plug-in for video on the web, it is not supported by Apple's iPhone, iPad, and related devices.&nb...

Most Publishers Missing Potential of Online Video Audience (video)

| Posted 03.10.2010 | Media

LONDON - While big newspapers and broadcasters have made substantial investments in online video creation and distribution, most have limited their r...

Long-Form Journalism Is Not "Entirely Dead" and e-Readers May Give Rise to Entirely New Forms, The Economist's Daniel Franklin (video)

| Posted 03.10.2010 | Media

LONDON -- In August, Josh Tyrangiel, then managing editor of and now editor of Business Week, told Beet.TV that long-form journalism on t...

SXSW 2010 (Video) YouTube Testing Pay Scenario for Niche Content with "Rental"

| Posted 03.15.2010 | Technology

AUSTIN -- YouTube Rental, the video sharing site's nascent pay-per-view service which launched in January with a handful of independent films, is ...

BBC's iPlayer Reaches 6.3 Million Unique Visitors in the U.K. in February, Nielsen

| Posted 03.16.2010 | Media

LONDON -- The BBC's iPlayer, a destination site for BBC news and entertainment programming, is enjoying rapid growth in the U.K.  Unique mont...

SXSW YouTube Expanding Partner Program for Musicians (Video)

| Posted 03.17.2010 | Technology

YouTube is making a big push to pull musicians to YouTube, to build audiences and monetize their videos.

Justine Ezarik has Sponsored Web Video Work with GE, Nikon and Intel, but it's not so easy... (video)

| Posted 03.18.2010 | Media

AUSTIN -- Justine "iJustine" Ezarik, a Web video celebrity and producer, has leveraged her skills and enormous network of followers into a cottage...

Anonymous Economist Writers Get Initials on Posts -- New Technology Blog Launches Today (video)

| Posted 03.23.2010 | Media

LONDON --  The  lack of a by-line for  Economist writers provides a high degree of access, which is a big benefit in the reporting ...

Adobe Beats Analyst Earnings Target, Sales Up in 9 Percent in Q1 (video)

| Posted 03.23.2010 | Media

Last month in San Francisco, we spoke with Jennifer Taylor, director of Flash content and delivery at Adobe. She shared an update with us on developments at the company.

The New York Times Opens Page One Meeting to the World with New Video Show (video)

| Posted 03.25.2010 | Media

The historically private daily deliberations of New York Times editors in their Page One meeting, which sets the day's coverage and has a big impact o...

Cisco "Live" on MSNBC's "Rachel Maddow Show" in Broadcast Debut (video)

| Posted 03.26.2010 | Technology

NEW YORK -- Cisco Systems, which has a large video teleconference business with a product called TelePresence, is entering the broadcast world wit...

Brightcove Bringing HTML5 to the New York Times, Time Inc., and Others for iPad (video)

| Posted 03.29.2010 | Technology

The introduction of the iPad has accelerated the the creation of HTLM5 solutions by video services companies and sharing sites, including Ooyala, YouTube, Vimeo, and now Brightcove.

Adobe Flash Integrated into Google's Chrome Browser (video)

| Posted 03.30.2010 | Technology

An alliance between Adobe and Google has taken significant step with today's announcement of Flash being integrated directly into the Chrome b...