Archive for category: video

Media General to Acquire LIN Media in $1.6B Deal
/ March 21, 2014 1:08 pm
Media General to Acquire LIN Media in $1.6B Deal

Media General, the Richmond-based television broadcasting and digital media company, said on Friday it will acquire Rhode Island-based LIN Media for $1.6 billion in cash and stock in a deal the company said will create the second largest pure-play television broadcasting company in the U.S. Under the deal, expected to close in early 2015, Media General will pay $27.82 a share, while also assuming LIN's $968 million of net debt. Read More

Vimeo Releases a Documentary Called “Europe in 8 Bits”
/ March 20, 2014 6:14 pm
Vimeo Releases a Documentary Called “Europe in 8 Bits”

DigitalMusicNews reports that Vimeo has launched a documentary called "Europe in 8 Bits." The documentary movie covers the history and current state of chiptune, a type of music generated by using video game systems such as the NES, Game Boy, Amiga, Atari ST, and the Commodore 64. . Read More

Vimeo Acquires Mobile Video Creation App Cameo
/ March 19, 2014 5:24 pm
Vimeo Acquires Mobile Video Creation App Cameo

VentureBeat reports that IAC-owned video service Vimeo has purchased video creation app Cameo. Cameo is a video recording app for iOS that has simple video editing tools, such as integrating video filters for a recording, adding title cards, and merging videos from multiple cameras. . Read More

Torrent Site YTS Brings Back Movie Streaming App Popcorn Time
/ March 17, 2014 4:53 pm
Torrent Site YTS Brings Back Movie Streaming App Popcorn Time

VentureBeat reports that the app, Popcorn Time, will soon be re-launching by a Torrent site called YTS. Popcorn Time shut down recently amid claims of movie piracy. Read More

Video Discovery Startup Boxfish Raises $7 Million
/ March 17, 2014 4:25 pm
Video Discovery Startup Boxfish Raises $7 Million

TechCrunch reports that Boxfish has raised $7 million in its recent round of funding. BoxFish aids TV viewers to discover shows that they would like to watch. The company is looking to expand its technology to a number of consumer electronics manufacturers, third-party app developers, and cable providers. Read More

YuMe to Launch “Video Reach” for Brand Advertisers
/ March 11, 2014 4:25 pm
YuMe to Launch “Video Reach” for Brand Advertisers

YuMe, Inc. (NYSE:YUME), a leading provider of digital video brand advertising solutions, announced the launch of "Video Reach" to enable agency trading desks and brand advertisers the opportunity to leverage the efficiency, TV-scale reach and accuracy of programmatic video buying. . Read More

Vimeo Announces $10 Million Investment in Vimeo on Demand Platform
/ March 7, 2014 6:10 pm
Vimeo Announces $10 Million Investment in Vimeo on Demand Platform

VentureBeat reports that streaming video service Vimeo has announced a new $10 million investment today that will be distributed to film makers who utilize the company’s Vimeo On-Demand (VOD) platform to distribute and sell their films. Vimeo introduced its VOD distribution stand at SXSW 2013, which lets filmmakers set rental and purchase prices for their movies. Read More

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