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Entries by Andy Plesser from 10/2010

Video: Google: "Currency" of Online Video Advertising Will Shift to "Cost Per View" as YouTube Readies "TrueViews"

| Posted 10.01.2010 | Technology

NEW YORK -- The "currency" of online advertisnig will shift from the current CPM model of cost per impression, to a "cost-per-view" model in which...

Video: Dailymotion Boosts Content Discovery with New "Hubs"

| Posted 10.04.2010 | Technology

PARIS -- Dailymotion, the big global video sharing site, has been developing tools for content discovery including "hubs," areas of content around...

Video: Google TV Adoption Will be Challenged by Lack of Carrier Support, Analyst

| Posted 10.04.2010 | Technology

While Google's Android OS has been has been a huge hit for handsets, thanks in part to subsidization in the U.S. by Verizon Wireless, there will b...

Video: SAY Media's Matt Sanchez On Opportunities Ahead for TypePad Bloggers

| Posted 10.05.2010 | Technology

Last month, VideoEgg, the online video ad network announced it was buying SixApart, the big blog platform company which operates Movable Type and ...

Video: News Video on Twitter to Expand as Brightcove Completes Implementation

| Posted 10.06.2010 | Technology

NEW YORK -- With last month's launch of the new Twitter Web page, selected beta users have been able to embed videos from YouTube and Vimeo. ...

Video: Megan McCarthy: "The Cyborg of News, the Borg Queen of the Blogosphere"

| Posted 10.08.2010 | Media

We caught up with Megan McCarthy yesterday for lunch in Manhattan. While we dined on hanger steak and cobb salad, her site's powerful algorithm was busy scouring the Web and indexing stories.

VIDEO: Breaking: Captions for Web Video Becomes Law Today with President's Signature

| Posted 10.08.2010 | Media

With President Obama signature this afternoon, online video content creators will be among those required to provide closed captioning, as part of...

Video: Dailymotion Now Part of AOL's New Online Video Syndication Play with 5MIN Purchase

| Posted 10.12.2010 | Technology

NEW YORK -- With last month's acquisition of online video syndictor 5MIN by AOL, sites publishing of 5MIN videos, including the giant video shari...

Video: TED's Chris Anderson Seeks to Fix "Broken" Online Video Advertising

| Posted 10.12.2010 | Media

Chris Anderson, who leads TED, the New York-based, non-profit global conference/online video business, says that advertising is "broken" and he wants to help fix it by cultivating creativity on Madison Avenue.

Video: SAY Media to Bring Brands and Content Creators Together in Unique Ecosystem

| Posted 10.14.2010 | Technology

Videoegg's recently acquired blog company Six Apart, forming a new company called SAY Media.

Video: TED's Chris Anderson: Video is a "Reinvention of the Spoken Word"

| Posted 10.15.2010 | Technology

The emergence of Web video is a "bigger deal than people realize" and it is a "reinvention of the spoken word" in profound ways, says Chris Anders...

VIDEO: HTML5 Video is Not Ready for the Web, W3C's Le Hegaret

| Posted 10.18.2010 | Technology

CAMBRIDGE, Mass -- Despite the growing demand for HTML5, and its deployment by many big online players, its commercial introduction is premature a...

VIDEO: NextNewNetworks Building Scale Through Producer Network...Christine O'Donnell Mash-up Goes Viral

| Posted 10.18.2010 | Media

A mash-up video of the Christine O'Donnell campaign a spot, in which the candidate denies being a witch, has reached some 250,000 views today (10/...

The U.S. Lags in Mobile Connectivity Speeds

| Posted 10.20.2010 | Technology

A report by Akamai finds that 19 of the world's carriers now provide mobile connections of 2 Megabytes per second or above. The fastest mobile connection is in Slovakia, where the connection speed by one provider peaked at 36 MB/s.

Brightcove and Taboola, Unlocking Video Archives via Recommendation Engine

| Posted 10.21.2010 | Technology

NEW YORK -- Brightcove, the big Boston-based online video platform has integrated Taboola to provide publishing customers, including The New York ...

Video: Sharethrough Raises $5 Million for "Social" Online Video Ad Platform

| Posted 10.25.2010 | Technology

While there are several companies who are syndicating Web video content through various strategies, one San Francisco start-up is syndicating onli...

Video: BoingBoing Slows Original Video Production, Focuses on Curation

| Posted 10.26.2010 | Media

2010-10-27-boingboing.jpg David Pescovitz, co-editor of BoingBoing, says the site is finding traction with its evergreen videos and in new syndication outlets.

Video: Accel Partner's Ping Li: Biggest Video Opportunity is Around Mobile

| Posted 10.26.2010 | Technology

Ping Li, a partner at powerhouse venture capital firm Accel Partners, says the big opportunity around video is mobile. While he is bullish on innovation around mobile, the one video sector he is bearish on is connected TV devices.

"Atma Links" Aims to Redefine In-Text Advertising

| Posted 10.27.2010 | Technology

NEW YORK -- Atma Links, a new in-text advertising company for publishers, hopes to redefine the affiliate links industry by providing a reader-frien...

Video: WPP's Kantar Unit Launches Online Video Analytics Platform

| Posted 10.27.2010 | Media

NEW YORK - In a significant development around online video viewership metrics for marketers and publishers,  Kantar Video has launched its n...

News Corp's James Murdoch, BBC's Daniel Heaf, Investor Yuri Milner, Top Execs from Thomson Reuters, Google, AOL, Microsoft Headed to Monte Carlo...and So is Beet.TV!

| Posted 10.28.2010 | Media

The overarching theme of this year's Monaco Media Forum (November 10-12) will be the "mobilization" of digital media, says event programmer Spence...

Video: Wall Street Journal Will Stream Six-Hour Video Program on Election Night

| Posted 10.28.2010 | Media

The Wall Street Journal, which has been expanding live programming from its Manhattan newsroom with a twice-daily live show called The News Hub, wil...

Russian Government is Protecting Cybercriminals for Political Actions, Author Alleges

| Posted 10.28.2010 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO -- While the threat of cyber terrorism is much discussed in government and the media, the biggest threat around Internet security ar...

Chad Hurley in July, 2006: We've Created a "Natural Network Effect," like eBay

| Posted 10.30.2010 | Technology

With news of YouTube co-founder Chad Hurley stepping down as CEO, we think it's a good time to republish our interview with him from the summer of...