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(VIDEO) TV Everywhere Grows Rapidly via Over-The-Top, Adobe's Helfand

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.01.2015 | Technology
Andy Plesser

LAS VEGAS -- Over-the-top devices are the fastest growing screens for watching content across platforms, says Jeremy Helfand, VP of Video Solutions a...

(VIDEO) Adobe Tempts Pros With Cloud And 'Voodoo': Roberts

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.28.2015 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Some of the new graphics software technologies coming out of Adobe sound like they will add to the palette of creative professionals in the video and...

(VIDEO) Haivision Focuses On Video Management: Mason

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.22.2015 | Technology
Andy Plesser

LAS VEGAS -- Video, video everywhere. Montreal-based Haivision started life a decade ago helping video owners encode their content; now it wants to h...

(VIDEO) Adobe Turns Sony's Crackle In To A Rolling Channel: Balchandani

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.22.2015 | Media
Andy Plesser

LAS VEGAS -- Sony's Crackle online video-on-demand service is adding rolling, back-to-back video playback for what it's calling "Always On" consumpti...

(VIDEO) What's Next with Premiere Pro: Adobe's Al Mooney Talks "Project Candy"

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.22.2015 | Media
Andy Plesser

LAS VEGAS - At the NAB Show, Adobe announced a number of new enhancements along with future plans for its popular video editing program Premiere Pro...

(VIDEO) Better Video, Audio Coming to MPEG-DASH: Microsoft's Sodagar

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.20.2015 | Technology
Andy Plesser

The next-generation format for video compression has grown fast over the last couple of years, with adoption from names including Google's YouTube, Microsoft's Azure, Adobe Primetime and Akamai.

(VIDEO) Brightcove Touts Integrated Video Ad Services With "Once"

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.20.2015 | Media
Andy Plesser

With the acquisition last year of video adtech company Unicorn, Brightcove, the Boston-based video services company, has made a strategic move into video ad monetization sector.

(VIDEO) Ooyala Embraces AdTech with Videoplaza Acquisition

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.20.2015 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Now owned by Australia's giant telco Telstra, with a "war chest" for acquisitions, video services company Ooyala has moved into the adtech sector with its acquisition of Videoplaza last year.

(VIDEO) Microsoft Unveils New Video Player, Encoding Solutions

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.20.2015 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Microsoft has used the NAB Show to announce it is expanding its video services suite, including a new video player that speaks fluent HTML5 as well as other standards.

(VIDEO) Dispatch From NAB: Move Over 4K, Ultra High Def (UFD) Will Be the Future of TV

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.15.2015 | Technology
Andy Plesser

While much has been marketed around 4K, the much touted format has its limitations, and it is Ultra High Definition (UHD) which will more widely be utilized by the consumers, albeit not for a couple of years, explains Will Law.

(VIDEO) Akamai's Expands Network Delivery with Octoshape Acquisition

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.14.2015 | Technology
Andy Plesser

LAS VEGAS - With its acquisition of Denmark's Octoshape, Akamai, the global content delivery network, will meet fast-growing bandwidth demands with cl...

America's Ugly Truth About Broadband

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 06.01.2015 | Business
Bruce Kushnick

When Finland and Hungry beat out the United States of America in download speeds and the Republic of Seychelles and Bangladesh beat us in 'upload' speeds, you know something is wrong with broadband in America today.

(VIDEO) Live Video Streaming Format MPEG Dash Embraced by Akamai, Google, Adobe, Microsoft others

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.16.2014 | Technology
Andy Plesser

LAS VEGAS - MPEG Dash - the emerging live video format for cross-platform streaming, has picked up considerable traction over the twelve months with t...

Akamai Has Diagnostic Tool for Individual Viewer Performance

Andy Plesser | Posted 07.16.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

BOSTON - Akamai has expanded its analytics offering to include new functionality to track the individual viewer experience and consumption history, ex...

Akamai Launches Cloud-based Video Transcoding Services

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.30.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

AMSTERDAM -- Seeking to address the growing demand of video producers to create files in multiple streams, for numerous digital devices, Akamai ha...

Akamai Has New Video Diagnostic Tools to Analytics Offering

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.30.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

AMSTERDAM -- Akamai is gearing up to roll out a new suite of analytics in the next few weeks to help media companies analyze video viewing behavio...

World's Slowest Internet: 9 Countries With The Worst Connections

The Huffington Post | Courteney Palis | Posted 05.08.2012 | Technology

If your biggest pet peeve is pokey Internet, we suggest you stay out of these countries. In its "The State of the Internet" report, cloud platform ...

America's Slowest Internet: Does Your State Make The List?

The Huffington Post | Courteney Palis | Posted 05.04.2012 | Technology

While Internet speeds are sure to differ greatly from country to country, one might expect speeds to be more consistent from state to state within a s...

Top 9 Countries With The Fastest Internet

The Huffington Post | Courteney Palis | Posted 05.02.2012 | Technology

Is your Internet running? Then you'd better go catch it...if you can. Among the lists compiled by cloud platform provider Akamai in its "State of t...

(Video) New Live Streaming Standard Championed by Akamai at NAB

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.03.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

LAS VEGAS -- Some 50 of the industry's leading video services companies are rallying around a unified live video streaming protocol known as DASH,...

Akamai Buys Key Rival Cotendo

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.03.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Internet services giant Akamai closed out 2011 with the purchase of mobile network acceleration software maker Cotendo in a deal that analysts say...

The Beet.TV Special -- "The Root to CES" -- a Live Webcast w/ Adobe, Akamai, Boxee, Digitas, CNET, LG, NPD and Verizon

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.03.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Watch live streaming video from beet_tv at livestream.com Please join Beet.TV on Wednesday, December 14 at 2:00 p.m. ET for a 90-minute Webcast abou...

Top 9 Countries With The Speediest Internet

The Huffington Post | Ramona Emerson | Posted 12.27.2011 | Technology

Akamai, a company that collects data about Internet use, says it gets over 1 trillion requests per day to its global server network. It has organized ...

Top 9 States With The Fastest Internet

The Huffington Post | Ramona Emerson | Posted 12.24.2011 | Technology

Akamai Technologies, an Internet content delivery network, has released their latest "State Of The Internet" report for the second quarter of 2011. Th...

Ex-Tech Worker Pleads Guilty To Espionage

AP | By RODRIQUE NGOWI | Posted 10.31.2011 | Technology

BOSTON -- A former employee of a Massachusetts company that helps websites deliver content to users pleaded guilty Tuesday to a charge of foreign econ...