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Posts Tagged ‘Video’

Samsung to launch a new mobile video service

Samsung to launch a new mobile video service

14.11.14 – 4:12 pm Media
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Looks like Samsung is trying to be a media company, too -- just like jumping into the crowded bandwagon. The South Korean company is rebooting its mobile video strategy with "tens of millions of dollars" investment, the Information reports. The idea is to create a short-form video as a new mobile service. Think Netflix, but lower-budget and ...


Top 5 YouTube videos in 2013

Top 5 YouTube videos in 2013

06.12.13 – 12:29 pm Featured, Tech
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Looking out for the top 5 YouTube Videos of 2013? Well, here is a list of it. 5. Charlie Bit My Finger-Again! Surprised not to see a music video here? Well, can't blame you considering the trend. In the viral-video “Charlie Bit My Finger-Again!”, two English brothers Harry Davie -Carr (3 years old) and Charlie Davies-Carr (1 year ...


Second screen: Social TV has arrived!

Second screen: Social TV has arrived!

11.11.12 – 5:00 pm Entertainment
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Social TV has arrived - it's television for the Internet Era! According to Wikipedia, social television is a general term for technology that supports communication and social interaction in either the context of watching television or related to TV content. Social TV, according to Mashable, refers to technologies surrounding television that promote communication and social interaction related to program ...


How YouTube handles Gangnam Style?

How YouTube handles Gangnam Style?

02.11.12 – 8:47 am Entertainment
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With 617 million views and 4,7 million likes on YouTube so far since its July 15 release, Gangnam Style hits YouTube’s list of 30 most-viewed videos and broke the Guinness World Record for most YouTube “Likes.” Thanks to parodies and Psy’s TV appearances on Saturday Night Live, Today, Ellen and the MTV Video Music Awards, it made ...


Video portal seeks more contents

Video portal seeks more contents

11.10.12 – 5:07 pm Entertainment
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It’s quite clear that some video portals are becoming more like “TV”, hunting for more original programming, clips, TV series, movies, classic titles, or even branded shows -- in order to make their audience stays longer in the sites.  Whatever works. Google is expanding original programming push for YouTube: YouTube says it will put money into more than ...


Viki on smart TV platform!

Viki on smart TV platform!

06.06.12 – 9:28 am Entertainment
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CNET wrote a review on Samsung Smart TV, and highlighted Viki's video-on-demand app, which "sets Samsung apart from its competitors" since  Viki offers "100 full-length movies and dramas from Hong Kong, Korea and India, as well as a handful of US classics such as the A-Team. Most of the clips we tested, streamed quite smoothly ...


Why online video matters

Why online video matters

21.03.12 – 7:03 pm Entertainment
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Yes, video is the next big thing -- in term of content. Video, in this sense I meant online video, is a luxurious content. Of course, visual thing is much more attractive than, for instance, text. Since there are so many free video platform and distributions out there, and creating your own is not impossible anymore, ...


My new role at Viki!

My new role at Viki!

05.03.12 – 4:31 pm Entertainment
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It has been more than eight months so far I joining international video site Viki since I left Yahoo! on June last year. From becoming just a consultant at the Singapore-based streaming video company, the company's CEO appointed me as one of their execs: Director, Indonesia & Southeast Asia Business Development (BD) Lead at Viki ...


Search your streaming videos now!

Search your streaming videos now!

02.11.11 – 2:16 pm Entertainment
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Problem: You wanted to watch a film, but you need to check whether the online streaming is available on Netflix, Hulu or Amazon Prime. Solution: You need a website that combines those services in one location, so you can easily search it. Product: There is a new service for this: Can I Stream It? The service ...


Think of online videos, baby

Think of online videos, baby

27.09.11 – 9:07 am Entertainment
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Amazon and Netflix recently won large content licensing deals: Amazon signs agreement with FOX; Netflix inks DreamWorks deal. What does it mean? The deal...was "game-changing" and represented a bet that viewers would soon no longer make distinctions between content streamed on the Internet or through cable. Dear startup people: If you wanted to develop something, please think about ...


One of my new roles: Consultant for ViKi

One of my new roles: Consultant for ViKi

29.06.11 – 2:17 pm Entertainment, Media
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While preparing my upcoming blog project, as I blogged recently: I am now helping some startup companies to address Indonesian market. One of them is ViKi, the 2011 Crunchies Award winner and SXSW Accelerator Top 3 Finalist. Problem: You want to watch foreign-language movies and TV shows on the Web. But! You only know English. Solution: ...


Justin Bieber loses YouTube crown!

Justin Bieber loses YouTube crown!

19.04.11 – 7:31 am Entertainment, Media, Tech
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This is a great sample how a video service like YouTube could turned someone from zero to hero. From nobody to somebody. These two young performers --Justin Bieber and Rebecca Black-- got noticed since their Youtube videos went viral and gained the limelights. Lady Gaga is even third most popular on this context! The fact ...



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