Tag Archives: video

Hulu Aliens Eat Boxee’s Brain


Hulu.com had one of the best superbowl commercials, where the increasingly menacing and chubby Alec Baldwin explains Hulu’s plans for world domination as a brain-eating alien. I thought they were kidding and just pretending to be ruthless and menacing aliens. … Continue reading

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Rocketboom and the Barons on Video


Wow, once again for interesting stories about sex, lies, and videotape you need look no further than your computer screen.   Here’s the interesting scoop that is leading to some nastiness in the chattering nonsense of my favorite technology blogOsphere: After … Continue reading

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Current TV filing for $100,000,000 IPO. Initial PE ratio = infinity!


Today Current TV, with Al Gore a prominent investor, is filing for a big IPO.    But there is a problem.   They lost a lot of money “making” their 64 million in revenues last year.     Will they ever be profitable?  Global warming … Continue reading

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The video revolution will NOT be televised, because it’s boring.


OK, I officially don’t get it.  Don’t get all this talk about how online video is the next big thing.  Perhaps more accurately I do get it, but don’t understand why so many bright and well connected folks don’t seem to understand that … Continue reading

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Trickles of web content to become floods, sweeping away the cable industry? Maybe.


Henry Blodget at Silicon Alley Insider has a good insight about the threat to cable from online feeds, which are now a trickle but could become a flood.    Blodget notes about the agreement between Yahoo and CNET: … cable companies, meanwhile, … Continue reading

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YouTube + You = cash? Not much!


YouTube’s starting to experiment with revenue sharing for video producers, though it is not clear yet how the details of the program will shake out.   Marshall at ReadWriteWeb   suggests this action might “put to rest” the notion that YouTube cannot … Continue reading

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Brightcove darkens. More companies to follow.


Update:   Here’s the word from Brightcove  Brightcove, a formerly “promising” video distribution startup has given up it’s lackluster battle to compete with YouTube in consumer video, though *it will remain open as a distribution point for high quality video.    (High quality video?  Isn’t that … Continue reading

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