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Entries by Andy Plesser from 08/2012

YouTube's "London 2012 Olympics Bus" Traveling Across India

| Posted 08.01.2012 | Technology

SAN BRUNO, CA - YouTube has an Internet-connect bus in India, streaming the London 2012 Olympics to many small villages who lack television or Int...

(Video) Streaming Video of London 2012 Olympics is "Huge" for Verizon FiOS

| Posted 08.02.2012 | Technology

Verizon FiOS, a leading  provider of broadband and cable TV services to consumers in the U.S., is giving customers access to over five thousa...

(Video) Verizon Registers High TV Interactivity Rate with Olympics Widget

| Posted 08.04.2012 | TV

For Verizon FiOS TV subscribers with Internet-connected televisions, an interactive widget with up-to-the-minute Olympics information, has been "e...

(Video) BBC Registers 17 Million Viewers of London 2012 Olympics via Computer and Mobile in the U.K.

| Posted 08.04.2012 | UK Sport

LONDON - Cait O'Riordan, Head of Product for Sport and 2012 at the BBC, released the digital consumption numbers for the first week of the Olympic...

(Video) Consumers Watch Increased Ad Load on Premium Video, FreeWheel Reports

| Posted 08.08.2012 | Technology

The number of video ads in long-form digital programming grew by one-third, quarter over quarter. That's the finding of online video ad technology...

(Video) The Wall Street Journal Beats NBC Sports Olympics Coverage with Puppet Show

| Posted 08.09.2012 | Media

With television rights to the London 2012 Olympics,including video highlights for news outlets severely restricted by the IOC and by NBC Sports in...

Video: NBC Research Chief: Video Streams for London 2012 Olympics Up 3X Over Beijing

| Posted 08.10.2012 | Media

LONDON -- The knowledge of results of competitions has driven increased viewership of Olympics coverage on television says Alan Wurtzel, President of...

Webcasting Graphic, War Video from Syria, Bambuser Plans Product Offering for Broadcasters, Marketers

| Posted 08.15.2012 | Media

LONDON - Stockholm-based Bambuser, the creator of a mobile video App and distribution platform, which has become widely used by activists in the A...

(video) WSJ's Social Media Director to Staffers: Tweet about Your Beat

| Posted 08.15.2012 | Technology

While it is important for journalists to have a "human voice" in their tweets, the real reason reporters are followed on Twitter is for their expe...

The New York Times, the Huffington Post Embrace Google Hangouts as Live Video Platform

| Posted 08.16.2012 | Technology

After testing Google Hangouts for the past six months on a number of interactive video projects, The New York Times has embraced Hangouts as a pri...

Google Ups its Video Conference Platform with "Cameraman," HuffPost Implements

| Posted 08.17.2012 | Technology

Google Hangouts On Air, a video conference tool on Google+, which is getting traction from big publishers including The New York Times, the HuffP...

YouTube Had 231 Million Video Streams of London 2012 Olympics

| Posted 08.18.2012 | Technology

YouTube, which streamed the IOC's feed of the London 2012 in Olympics in some 65 nations and provided streaming services for NBC Olympics in the ...

The HuffPost Live is a Video Segment Engine for the Huffington Post

| Posted 08.20.2012 | Technology

The newly launched HuffPost Live is streaming 12 hours of programming daily, but it may be that most of the consumption of the content is via edit...

NBC News Doubles Down its Game on the Xbox

| Posted 08.22.2012 | Media

Xbox Live has been an increasinly popular platform for video news consumption, and NBCNews.com has substantially increased the number of apps and ...

New York Times Wins 50K New Twitter Followers via Collaborative Olympics Project

| Posted 08.24.2012 | Media

The New York Times surfaced the tweets of its staffers in London during the Olympics onto page which acted as a real-time news environment for man...

Blip Integrates Facebook's Open Graph into New Video Player

| Posted 08.24.2012 | Technology

Blip Networks, the big, New York-based video platform for original Web series, has launched a new highly "social" video player integrated with Fac...

Wall Street Journal Expands Video Platform for Staffers with "WorldStream"

| Posted 08.27.2012 | Media

Wall Street Journal has launched WorldStream, a platform for video news gathering and publishing of short form videos created by the paper's staff...

NBC News Specials Chief on the RNC Convention: Our Work is "Around the Edges"

| Posted 08.28.2012 | Media

TAMPA - The proceedings from podium at the Republican National Convention in Tampa is an "important show," but the work of the networks' journalists ...

Dailymotion Revamps Home Page to Boost Discovery

| Posted 08.29.2012 | France

Dailymotion, the world's second biggest video sharing site, has revamped its home page to surface up more videos, provide more user customization ...