Online Video Going Long, Live and Mobile: Ooyala Study

Online Video Going Long, Live and Mobile: Ooyala Study

November 16, 2012  |  Uncategorized  |  No Comments

Just two years ago, conventional wisdom held that online videos should not last longer than three minutes because viewers have the attention span of a LOL cat. Fast forward to this fall, and 30% of total video viewing time on tablet devices are spent on content that's over an hour long, according to a new report from Ooyala, a Silicon Valley company that provides the technical plumbing to power more than 200 million video streams a month on behalf of clients that include Miramax, ESPN, Rolling Stone Magazine and Bloomberg. Though it counts only views of its clients' videos, the Ooyala report

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Who Would Buy AMD? A Tough Question With No Easy Answers.

October 13, 2012  |  Uncategorized  |  No Comments

With the chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices once again on the ropes and about to make some significant cuts to its personnel, and with chatter about a major restructuring in the works, the rumor mills will inevitably turn once again to the speculation about who, if anyone, might interested in buying it. It wouldn’t be the first time that AMD will have been the subject of “ takeover chatter ,” so let’s inoculate ourselves against putting much faith in the speculation by taking a look at the possibilities. The one name that has come up repeatedly is Qualcomm, though others are certainly mentioned from time to time, including PC maker Dell. But for the sake of keeping things simple, let’s stick with Qualcomm. Known primarily as the supplier of chips for wireless phones, it has in recent years expanded significantly into supplying ARM-based processors for notebook PCs running Windows RT. Dell and Samsung are said to be customers of Qualcomm’s line of chips.

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Showtime welcomes back ‘Homeland’

September 22, 2012  |  Uncategorized  |  No Comments

TV News: Suspenser gives pay cabler a series to lure subscribers

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Showtime welcomes back ‘Homeland’

September 22, 2012  |  Uncategorized  |  No Comments

TV News: Suspenser gives pay cabler a series to lure subscribers

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Showtime welcomes back ‘Homeland’

September 22, 2012  |  Uncategorized  |  No Comments

TV News: Suspenser gives pay cabler a series to lure subscribers

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Showtime welcomes back ‘Homeland’

September 22, 2012  |  Uncategorized  |  No Comments

TV News: Suspenser gives pay cabler a series to lure subscribers

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Twitter Apologizes For Conflict Of Interest, Pointing Out Olympics Tweet To NBC

Twitter Apologizes For Conflict Of Interest, Pointing Out Olympics Tweet To NBC

August 1, 2012  |  Uncategorized  |  No Comments

Twitter posted an explanation and apology on their blog regarding the Guy Adams/NBC debacle. “That said, we want to apologize for the part of this story that we did mess up,” the post reads. “The team working closely with NBC around our Olympics partnership did proactively identify a Tweet that was in violation of the Twitter Rules and encouraged them to file a support ticket with our Trust and Safety team to report the violation, as has now been reported publicly. Our Trust and Safety team did not know that part of the story and acted on the

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‘Rust & Bone’ to bow stateside on Nov. 16

June 13, 2012  |  Uncategorized  |  No Comments

Film News: Sony Pictures Classics dates Marion Cotillard starrer

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Tech Companies Know the Future of Advertising Is Storytelling (HuffPost)

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October 7, 2011  |  Blog, Uncategorized  |  No Comments

Context creates aspirations that help drive marketer interests. Stories build bonds between consumers and brands.

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What it’s like to work at Facebook [TNW]

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May 15, 2011  |  Blog, Uncategorized  |  No Comments

Facebook generates $2bn in revenue, is valued at $50bn and has a global ‘customer’ base of 600m people. It’s fair to say it’s a pretty big company. And to service a company of this size, you need a lot of people.

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