Online Video

BitTorrent, a provider of delivering media over the internet, has launched the BitTorrent Entertainment Network at

Posted Feb 27, 2007

Nexidia, a developer of phonetic based technology for rich media search and speech analytics solutions, has announced that they have significantly increased its technology’s indexing and search speeds to help companies uncover valuable data from their audio files.

Posted Feb 23, 2007

Internap Network Services Corporation, and VitalStream Holdings, Inc. have announced that each company's respective stockholders provided the approvals necessary to complete Internap's acquisition of VitalStream and that the transaction has been completed.

Posted Feb 23, 2007

Anystream, a provider of new media publishing solutions, has acquired Cauldron Solutions to expand its Anystream Media business beyond video production to reach operations and business management.

Posted Feb 20, 2007

Charles Simonyi is slated to be the fifth day-tripper to visit the International Space Station and plans to document his adventure online with a blog, pictures, an “Ask Charles” forum, and more. I bet there will be a good-size audience for some vicarious thrill riding. On the other hand, despite the novelty of civilian space travel and Simonyi’s cyber-extended nerd entourage, I can’t quite picture whole families huddled around the computer to watch.

Posted Feb 20, 2007

24access, a provider of solutions that enable a two-way connection between a PC and a mobile device, has announced the launch of Mobile Media Center.

Posted Feb 13, 2007

SurfKitchen, a provider of On-Device Portal (ODP) applications, has launched its new streaming TV client, SurfKit Stream.

Posted Feb 13, 2007

ExtendMedia has announced an agreement with HP to develop and market new solutions for retailers of digital entertainment products to meet demand for broadband content and delivery.

Posted Feb 09, 2007

Volantis, a supplier of Intelligent Content Adaptation solutions for the Mobile Information Age, has partnered with Vignette to support its Digital Services Hub solution.

Posted Feb 06, 2007

AIP Publishing Services has released its Scitation online platform of two new multimedia-enabled ejournals, published by SPIE--The International Society for Optical Engineering.

Posted Feb 02, 2007

Thumbnails could become a new source of livelihood for web publishers who opt to work with PixsyPower—a new monetized image and video search program launched by the Pixsy Corp. in December. Having powered visual search for companies such as PureVideo and, Pixsy decided to expand its service and provide its platform to anyone with a web page.

Posted Jan 25, 2007

OverDrive, a provider of digital media content distribution for libraries, has announced it will add download digital games and interactive software to its Digital Library Reserve service offering.

Posted Jan 23, 2007

CBS Corporation and Sling Media, Inc. have announced a beta test of a new technology designed to help audiences share short segments of programming.

Posted Jan 12, 2007

Sonic Solutions, a provider of digital media software, has launched Qflix, a licensing and certification program to enable the legal, secure, and reliable burning of video content to DVDs playable on standard and high-definition players.

Posted Jan 05, 2007

VeriSign, Inc., a provider of intelligent infrastructure for the networked world, has announced that AxiomTV will be the first movie download service launched on the new VeriSign Intelligent Content Delivery Network (CDN), distributing secure, family-friendly films.

Posted Dec 22, 2006

Digg has announced the addition of several new features, changes to the site interface/design, and the addition of a new content area--Digg Podcasts (launching in beta).

Posted Dec 19, 2006

Annual U.S. revenues from internet video services--spanning user-generated content to television shows and movies--will exceed $7 billion by 2010, according to Parks Associates' report, "Internet Video: Direct-to-Consumer Services."

Posted Dec 08, 2006

Pluggd, founded earlier this year to help consumers discover and enjoy audio and video content on the internet, has now disclosed the investors who have backed the company since its inception, along with announcing the addition of Intel Capital as an investor.

Posted Dec 08, 2006

Telestream, a provider of multi-format media encoding and delivery solutions, has released FlipFactory Version 5.1 software.

Posted Dec 01, 2006

Reality Digital, a provider of user-generated content (UGC) and video sharing for businesses, has announced partnerships with international technology resellers, Germany’s ISC Opcorner AG and Italy’s Bitage.

Posted Nov 28, 2006

Akamai Technologies, Inc. and Nine Systems Corp., Inc. have announced that the two companies have signed a definitive agreement for Akamai to acquire Nine Systems in a merger transaction.

Posted Nov 21, 2006

etribes has launched the latest in a suite of new features with the introduction of its mobile video-sharing service through which etribes members can send (MMS) mobile video clips to their own free personal website.

Posted Nov 17, 2006

For marketers, one of the coolest things about the web is that when an idea takes off, it can propel a brand or company to fame and fortune. For free. Whatever you call it—viral, buzz, or word-of-blog marketing—having other people tell your story drives action.

Posted Nov 17, 2006

A plane hit a building in New York. I saw it on the evening news. The evening news saw it on YouTube. Right in the middle of the broadcast, the anchors cut to a YouTube video of the tragic event. The audience is making the news these days.

Posted Nov 15, 2006

Digital media vendor OverDrive, Inc. has announced that Magnolia Pictures, HDNet, Weston Woods, Nano Network, Music Sales Group, Naxos, Hart Sharp Video, Davenport Films, Mill Creek Entertainment, Magic Lamp Productions, Associated Television International, MPS Multimedia, Sounds True, Tai Seng Entertainment, and Venevision International have entered into distribution agreements with OverDrive to download film and video titles through public library websites.

Posted Nov 14, 2006