All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Veoh’

MySpace Music Hires Former Veoh Chief

The inner workings of MySpace Music – along with a lot of stuff users see – may be in for a significant upgrade.  The organization announced today that it’s named Dmitry Shapiro, who earned a degree of fame as the founder and former CEO of Veoh, as its chief technology officer.

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Video Site Veoh Files For Bankruptcy

Online video website Veoh has announced it will be shutting down and filing for bankruptcy.

Veoh launched in 2005 and its backers included Shelter Capital, Spark Capital, Michael Eisner’s Tornante Company, Goldman Sachs, Time Warner, Intel Capital, Adobe, Gordon Crawford, Firefly3 and Jonnathan Dolgen. Those backers supported Veoh with $70 million in investments.

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Layoffs Strike Again

So much for escaping the "financial bunker" mindset.  After a short period of relative peace, we appear to be in the thick of things again, with layoffs taking place at both LinkedIn and Veoh, and less tech-related problems also occurring.

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Online Video Viewers More Engaged

A large number of online video viewers are more engaged with what they watch on the Web than they are with TV, according to a new study from online video site Veoh Networks.

Veoh found that what it calls " engaged viewers" (those who watch more than an hour of online video a week) make up nearly 40 percent of all online video viewers and watch close to 75 percent of all online video.

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Veoh Cleared In Copyright Porn Case

A U.S. federal judge has dismissed a copyright infringement case against online television service Veoh.

The copyright infringement suit was filed by adult entertainment company Io Group, and the complaint argued Veoh had not done enough to prevent users from uploading copyrighted clips of 10 Io adult sex films.

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ABC In Video Deal With Veoh

Disney-owned ABC has struck a deal with online video portal Veoh to make full-length television episodes from ABC and clips from ESPN available on Veoh.

The network will offer full-length episodes of prime time shows including "Lost," "Desperate Housewives" and "Grey’s Anatomy."

Veoh’s content includes user-generated clips along with content from major media companies like CBS, Viacom’s MTV Networks and USA Network. Veoh is backed by former Disney CEO Michael Eisner and other private investors.

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Are the Online Video Rise and Writers Strike Really Related?

There’s just something not quite right about the suggestion that online video watching is growing rapidly because of the US writers’ strike.

The BBC has data from Nielsen Online and Pew Internet Project which points to an unusual jump in online video viewing in the past two months.

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Pixsy Teams With Veoh On Search

Media search platform Pixsy is partnering with Internet TV provider Veoh and will power its search for video and images on the video-sharing network.

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Veoh Attracts More Investors

Internet Television company Veoh, has announced that several media, entertainment and finance industries have joined Veoh’s team of investors.

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Universal Suit Insults Veoh’s Footsteps

A little less than a month ago, Veoh preemptively sued Universal Music Group; the video-sharing site claimed it was receiving “unreasonable threats.”  That lawsuit seems to have little effect, however, and Universal is now suing back.

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Veoh, CineVegas Team Up

Want to watch some highly acclaimed short films for free?  CineVegas is preparing to launch a “CineVegas Shorts Online” channel on

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Veoh Squares Off With Universal

Internet Television company Veoh is suing Universal Music Group in federal court to reinforce its rights as a copyright complaint company under the safe harbor provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).

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Veoh Names Former Yahoo Exec CEO

Internet Television company Veoh has named Steve Mitgang as its new Chief Executive Officer.

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Verizon Partners With Veoh

Internet Television Company Veoh has partnered with Verizon and will offer its own channel on the Verizon Wireless V CAST service.

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Joost + YouTube = Veoh TV

It seems like form Disney exec Michael Eisner is determined to make online video his next domain, with the beta launch this week of Veoh TV.

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Veoh Creates Channel For Presidential Hopeful

Veoh Networks, an Internet Television broadcaster and Senator John McCain have teamed to launch the Senator John McCain Channel. The channel will feature a video diary from the campaign trail, including speeches, tour stops and messages to his supporters.

The channel will also have videos detailing the Senator’s position on issues ranging from government spending to the war in Iraq, along with a biographical look at the Senator. The McCain campaign plans to upload full speeches and videos to the channel that will be in DVD-quality.

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Veoh Hopes Viewers Will Tune In

Veoh Networks has officially launched its online video service hoping to provide a convenient place for video viewers and publishers to visit. For video publishers the company offers automatic syndication and reporting features, which allow them to reach a large Web audience.

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Web Video Trends on Intranets

I had already been pondering the surge in popularity of online video when Steve Rubel wrote today about the “Big Bang” that occurred when Apple began selling TV series episodes and other video content through its iTunes store.

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