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Entries by Andy Plesser from 08/2010

Fast-Growing Dailymotion Finds Traction with Interactive Pre-Roll Ads

| Posted 08.04.2010 | Media

Dailymotion, the big Paris-based video sharing and entertainment site, has seen traffic in North America grow to 13 million monthly unique users f...

Video: Seattle's Mobile App Builder Zumobi Growing Quickly as Publishers Seek Solutions

| Posted 08.06.2010 | Technology

The landscape for mobile Apps has changed so rapidly that some of the biggest publishers, including, are outsourcing the creation of their Apps to a Seattle-based company called Zumobi.

Video: Gets Venture Round of $4.4 Million

| Posted 08.09.2010 | Media, the online video entertainment producer, has received a $4.4 million B round of venture funding, the company announced today. ...

Video: Demand Media Readies IPO: Our Chat with Co-Founder Shawn Colo

| Posted 08.09.2010 | Media

Demand Media is in the business of content "farming." To get an overview of the company and its strategy, we spoke with co-founder Shawn Colo.

Video: Brightcove Links With Akamai for Global Content Delivery Services

| Posted 08.11.2010 | Media
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Brightcove, the big online video platform, has switched to Akamai as its primary content delivery network, both companies have announced. We caug...

Video: BrightRoll's Tod Scarodoti on a New Video Ad Exchange, the Power of Retargeted Video Ads

| Posted 08.12.2010 | Technology

Brightroll, the big San Francisco-based video ad network, has launched an online ad exchange for video.  We caught up with founder and CEO ...

Video: BrightRoll Links with Magnetic to Bring Search Engine Retargeting to Online Video Ads

| Posted 08.16.2010 | Technology
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Magnetic, the New York-based search retargeting firm, has linked with the giant online video ad network BrightRoll for a video ad retargeting prog...

Video: IAC's Vimeo Video Sharing Site Now Live on Roku Box

| Posted 08.17.2010 | Technology

Vimeo, the online video site, a unit of IAC, will now provide video distribution to the television set via Roku, the companies announced today. T...

Video: With Four Times as Many Films as Netflix, Amazon On-Demand is a Big Hit on the Roku Box

| Posted 08.23.2010 | Technology

While much of buzz about video streaming has been about Netflix, Amazon has around four times as many videos available -- and provides TV shows th...

Video: Video Blogger Larry Kless Gets to the Root of Beet.TV

| Posted 08.24.2010 | Media

Earlier this year at the Streaming Media East Conference, I was interviewed by videoblogger/online video evangelist Larry Kless. I spoke about the o...

VIDEO: Vizu Measures "Brand Lift" For Online Video Campaigns in Real Time

| Posted 08.27.2010 | Media
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Vizu, the San Francisco-based advertising analytics company, has created a system to track the "brand lift" of online video ads. It also provides ...

Glittery Web Video Festival in October in New York: Keep an Eye Out for Barry Diller

| Posted 08.28.2010 | Media

Vimeo, the fast-growing IAC unit, is throwing a two-day online video festival and awards program to celebrate the community of video creators. The...

Taboola Pioneers "Text to Video" for Bloomberg, CNN and Revision3

| Posted 08.30.2010 | Media

Taboola, the video recommendation engine which is used by publishers to provide "related" or "recommended" videos at the end of clips, has introdu...

Video: Vimeo Brings Personalization of the Web Experience to Television via Roku

| Posted 08.31.2010 | Technology
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Earlier this month, Vimeo, the IAC-owned video sharing site, announced an integration with Roku. More than just featuring videos and providing se...