Archive for category: video

Yahoo Extends Partnership with Vevo
/ April 15, 2014 2:38 pm
Yahoo Extends Partnership with Vevo

TechCrunch reports that Yahoo and music video streaming service Vevo are extending their partnership through a deal that will carry Vevo’s videos, live concert events, and other original encoding to Yahoo’s own video streaming service, Yahoo Screen. Through this partnership, viewers will be able to view music content on Yahoo Screen in Canada and U.S., and Germany, U.K., Spain, France, and Italy in the future. Read More

AOL Redesigns Homepage to Highlight Video Content
/ April 15, 2014 2:35 pm
AOL Redesigns Homepage to Highlight Video Content

TechCrunch reports that AOL.com will be redesigning its homepage to better integrate a carousel of videos from AOL. While there were videos on AOL.com before, they weren’t highlighted in the same way. Read More

U.K.’s Box TV and Spotify to Launch Top 40 TV Show
/ April 11, 2014 3:54 pm
U.K.’s Box TV and Spotify to Launch Top 40 TV Show

Hypebot reports that leading UK music video TV channel Box TV and Spotify are launching "The Official Box+ Streaming Chart" as a new music TV show. The show will be built on a weekly Top 40 chart from Spotify that will be telecasted on Monday beginning April 14 on 4Music. Read More

Amazon to Acquire Digital Comic Book Store comiXology
/ April 11, 2014 3:50 pm
Amazon to Acquire Digital Comic Book Store comiXology

TechCrunch reports that Amazon has announced that it will acquire comiXology, a service that provides digital versions of comics from Marvel, DC, and many others. Today, comiXology provides more than 50,000 comics for sale. . Read More

Mindie Integrates Direct Video Messaging
/ April 10, 2014 2:29 pm
Mindie Integrates Direct Video Messaging

TechCrunch reports that music video app Mindie has introduced version 2.0 of its app in the App Store, which integrates a number of new features including a private messaging feature. Other features includes the ability to incorporate text on your videos, share on Instagram and more. . Read More

WSJ: Yahoo to Make Push Into Original Programming
/ April 7, 2014 4:18 pm
WSJ: Yahoo to Make Push Into Original Programming

Following the lead of companies like Netflix and Amazon, Yahoo plans to begin producing original programming, and already is in talks to potentially order four web series, The Wall Street Journal reported. The publications, citing people familiar with the matter, said the company is most interested in 10-episode, half-hour comedies with budgets up to several million dollars per episode. "They're looking at the same type of shows that Netflix and Amazon are eyeing," a person familiar with the situation told The Journal. Read More

Google Plans to Launch Android TV
/ April 7, 2014 2:26 pm
Google Plans to Launch Android TV

TechCrunch reports that Google is planning to launch Android Smart TV, a set top box product to provide users with a simple user interface for accessing lightweight applications and entertainment content. . Read More

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