Mashable reports "Video-sharing website Dailymotion announced on Wednesday that it's entering the game-streaming market, going head-to-head against industry leader Twitch in the process. Dailymotion Games will focus on the electronic-sports community, with "a custom-built environment for viewing, sharing, uploading and streaming personal gaming and gaming competitions," the company said on its website." . Read More
The Wall Street Journal reports that Yahoo has decided not to buy DailyMotion, after the company signed a provisional deal to buy a stake of the online-video website from France Télécom. . Read More
The Wall Street Journal reports that Yahoo is said to be in talks to buy a large stake in France Telecom's online-video site Dailymotion. . Read More
Tech Crunch reports that Orange has acquired remaining 51 percent stake of Dailymotion for $168 million. Two years ago, Orange acquired 49 percent of Dailymotion for $78 million. Read More
The nonprofit International Academy of Web Television now has its very own. The inaugural IAWTV Awards event was held Thursday evening, appropriately as part of the 2012 International . Read More
Parents who are concerned about their children’s online privacy should know that only Sulake's Habbo Hotel and Xbox Live meet the privacy standards established by the European Commission for the Digital Agenda. A new report by the commission found they were the only social networking sites that protected minors’ personal profiles by default, ensuring this information was accessible only to each member’s approved list of contacts. Read More
Paris - French telecom Orange said on Tuesday that it has
paid $80 million for a 49% stake in Dailymotion, the second-largest Web video
site behind YouTube.
The six-year-old video site now serves 1 billion videos
monthly to 93 million unique visitors.
"Although we are no longer publishers ourselves, we are
strengthening our position in the fields of aggregation and distribution,"
said Orange CEO Stephane Richard.
"We will provide our customers with an
enriched and innovative video offer combining Dailymotion’s know-how and
diversity of content with the quality [...].