55 posts and columns on clips
The Grammys generated a flurry of online interest last night, but the music industry’s biggest event of the year is AWOL this morning. Opportunity wasted.
Miss last night’s Golden Globes? Hulu has a summary, along with everything else you missed on TV last night. But maybe you’re better off reading about it.
Music start-ups have been a money incinerator for a long time, but that doesn’t stop investors from trying again. Here’s the latest example, which I first wrote about back in October.
While plenty of people are using their iPhones and iPads to watch video, a unit of Comcast is betting that the devices can also play a role in helping professional video get onto the Internet. Though a niche product, it is the kind of application that many expect to see more of as businesses find ways of incorporating mobile devices into their office workflow.
One of the things that Google thinks you’ll do with Google TV is watch a lot of Google video, via YouTube. That’s why the search giant introduced a “Leanback” version of the site, designed for couch-bound surfers, over the summer. And that’s why Google has freshened up Leanback for this weekend: Saturday is the first chance consumers will have to get their hands on Google TV for themselves.
Here’s a deal we can confirm: AOL is buying Web video distributor 5Min Media–to fill in a big piece of the video strategy that CEO Tim Armstrong alluded to earlier this month. The price is between $50 million and $65 million, and sources say AOL plans to announce the deal Tuesday morning.
How do you celebrate a big legal victory? If you’re a YouTube co-founder, there’s really only one option.
You know the answer, right? But just to spell it out: Even two million Hulu eyeballs a week don’t mean much for a hit TV show like “Modern Family.”