Blinkx Articles

Blinkx To Power RealPlayer’s Search

RealPlayer was resurrected last month, and in the process, the media player’s parent company rubbed elbows with Google.  Now word has come that Real also worked something out with Blinkx, and in what the two corporations have termed a “global partnership,” Blinkx “will power video search for the new RealPlayer.”

Killer Video Search Engine (ClipBlast)

I’ve been looking for a great video search engine that includes all the videos that I’ve done. I’ve been to Dabble, Blinkx, YouTube, MeeVee, Truveo, and others. None have all my videos with the latest videos represented.

Blinkx To Back Ask’s Video Search

Ask isn’t the top search engine, and Blinkx isn’t the most recognizable name in the world of online video, but both companies have done some pretty impressive things.  Now they’re doing them together – Blinkx will power Ask’s video search engine.

Bud.TV, CNN Lose At Online Video Game

I don’t mean to insult either Bud drinkers or CNN watchers, but I usually don’t picture a lot of overlap between the two.  Still, there is a connection between the companies – both appear to have failed with certain aspects of their online video services.

If Technorati Can Beat Google…

…Why not Microsoft or Google?

The newly-relaunched Technorati exposes a weakness in Google’s armor. I just tried a bunch of searches. Technorati does “Live” search MUCH MUCH better than Microsoft and even better than Google’s Blog Search.

Blinkx Skyrockets Following AIM Launch

Blinkx is a top-of-the-line video search engine, but the people who run it might want to consider a new line of work.  After all, following Blinkx’s launch on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM), the company raked in exactly what they predicted: 25 million pounds.  Yes, those guys (and gals) would do quite well on the stock market.

Blinkx Expects To See $50 Million

It seems like only yesterday that we first heard Blinkx would go public.  It was actually around 20 days ago, but still, the video search engine has now, in the figurative blink of an eye, announced that it expects the financial maneuver to bring in 25 million pounds.

Blinkx Tangos With ChaCha

Rising video search engine Blinkx will be funneling its media index into the half-humanized ChaCha search results. If you’ve forgotten about ChaCha (and most of us have, really), this is the engine on which searchers can enlist the aid of a live on-call human for assistance.

Blinkx To Go Public

The idea of a “Google killer” has lost most of its meaning – challenger after challenger came along, assumed that title, and proceeded to fail miserably.  Google Video may face a real threat in the form of Blinkx, however – the Autonomy corporation has announced plans to demerge that video search engine.

Blinkx Remote Serves Up TV Shows

The landscape of online video becomes more interesting by the day. While YouTube find itself bogged down in a quagmire of takedown requests and DMCA notices, Blinkx has decided to roll out a new search tool specifically aimed at directing users to television content that they can view and/or download.

LookSmart and Blinkx Team Up

Online advertising company LookSmart has enlisted video search engine Blinkx to power the video search results on its largest consumer site FindArticles.com.

Video SEO Wiki Launched
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Due to popular demand, blinkx.com founder and CTO Suranga Chandratillake is launching a video search engine optimization wiki along with VSEO guidelines for advertisers and content producers looking to break away from traditional text-based SEO.

Dow Jones Forges Video Partnership W/Blinkx
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Video search engine Blinkx.tv and Dow Jones Online announced a partnership today to serve up video clips from The Wall Street Journal Online, MarketWatch.com, and Barron’s Online.

Microsoft, Blinkx to Team Up

Microsoft announces partnership deal with Blinkx to power searches via MSN video, throwing their hat in the ring with others making splashes in online video news on Monday.

Lycos Blinkx Back Into Existence

Blinkx founder Suranga Chandratillake admits that Lycos has been “out of the glare” for quite some time, largely due to foreign ownership. But Lycos reminds the industry the portal still has 25 million daily visitors, and plans to increase those numbers through a partnership with blinkx to launch “the new Lycos broadband search experience.”

Blinkx.tv Makes ‘Historical’ Deal

Have you ever wanted to hear first hand the venerated Albert Einstein disclaim his own mathematics by saying “God does not play dice with the universe”? Video and audio search engine blinkx announced today an agreement with the UK-arm of cable’s The History Channel that may let you do just that.

Compiere ERP Selected For Software 2006

The highly selective Sand Hill Group has chosen Compiere as one of the twenty featured companies at its Software 2006 conference.

CBS Content Playing On Blinkx

Don’t call the lawyers, though; CBS has approved this deal with Blinkx.tv, which makes localized content like news, weather, and entertainment available from CBS TV websites to the Blinkx search engine.

Blinkx Adds British News Source ITN

Independent British news producer ITN has chosen Blinkx to create and power a new video player and power the company’s news search through www.blinkx.tv. ITN will be added to blinkx’s news and information line-up along side Reuters, Business Week, Euro News, and the New York Times.

The Voice Of Podcast Search

Metadata won’t be enough for fulfilling user needs with podcast search; the next generation of that search will feature voice recognition.

Blinkx, Times Online UK Offer Desktop Search

The PC desktop search utility gets another entrant to the field, as video search company Blinkx has partnered with the Times Online to present the Desktop Smart Search service.