News Archive for: ‘Google’

YouTube to Double Down on Its 'Channel' Experiment

By Amir Efrati for The Wall Street Journal  For Google Inc.’s YouTube it was a $150 million experiment: Seed dozens of new video “channels” on its Web service and see what works. So far, Google likes what it sees from

BroadbandTV Corp. Wins 2012 Top Innovator Award in B.C.

VANCOUVER, April 3, 2012  – BroadbandTV has been named Top Innovator in British Columbia, heading the list of the 20 most innovative companies in 2012 by BC Business Magazine. The company was recognized for “radically changing” the online media and technology industry

Web Deals Cheer Hollywood, Despite Drop in Moviegoers

By Brooks Barnes for The New York Times Movie attendance hit a 16-year low in 2011. Star wattage continues to dim. DVD sales keep plunging. Almost none of the films being honored at Sunday’s Academy Awards have struck a mainstream

Google Merges Search and Google+

This is an excerpt from an article by Lance Olanoff for Mashable Now we know Google’s master-plan for integrating Google+ ever more deeply into the Google ecosystem: Pour the whole thing into Google search. Starting today, Google+ members, and to a lesser extent

Google TV Gets Much Needed Upgrade

By Rik Myslewski for The Republic Google has announced a major upgrade to a product that has fallen flat on its Googly face: Google TV. “The initial version of Google TV wasn’t perfect, but launching it gave us the opportunity to

Google Unveils New Try at Social Networking

Online search leader Google Inc. is taking yet another stab at social networking, as it tries to go up against Facebook in this wildly popular and lucrative segment of the internet. This time the project is called Google+ and it

Social Networking Bill Of Rights Released

In the aftermath of much-publicized breaches by heavyweights Google, Facebook, and AT&T, among others, attendees of the annual Computers, Freedom, and Privacy conference spent last week creating…

Low hanging fruit – YouTube. Google. Facebook.

YouTube. Google. Facebook. All of these channels are seriously underexploited by many entertainment companies, given that there are a number of simple things that content creators can do right now to capitalize on each. With YouTube it is important that