All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Yahoo’

A new Hulu takes shape

By Joseph Williams OTT is growing up. Netflix Inc. has long led the way in monetizing video on demand, and many OTT companies have tried to recreate its recipe. But the first way to profit is never the only way

2015: OTT, A Year In Review

By Tom Butts Netflix, Amazon, Yahoo, Hulu… who would have thought as recently as five years ago that these services would have some of the most innovative programming on television? If you doubt the strength of OTT, you don’t have

OTT Video Search App Launched by Yahoo

By Michelle Clancy Yahoo has released the Yahoo Video Guide for searching for movies and TV shows across more than 30 online services. Users can search Netflix, Amazon Video, Hulu, HBO Go, YouTube, ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC and others for

Vivendi Acquires Majority Stake in Dailymotion

By Andrew Dickens for C21Media French media giant Vivendi has confirmed its acquisition of a majority stake in online video service Dailymotion from telecoms company Orange for €217m (US$242m). The deal for 80% of the service, previously mooted in April, marks Vivendi’s

Yahoo to Invest in Original Web Series Programming

By Mike Shields and Douglas MacMillan for The Wall Street Journal Yahoo Inc. is raising its ambitions in online video, with plans to acquire the kind of original programming that typically winds up on high-end cable-TV networks and streaming services like Netflix, people

Yahoo, DirecTV And Time Warner Cable Bid Big for Hulu

By Christopher Versace for Forbes Not only is the bidding heating up on streaming video service Hulu, but it looks it could be a shoot out between a number of players. Although Yahoo announced it would acquire blogging site Tumblr

Yahoo! Buys Startup Specializing in Online Games

This is an excerpt from an article in the American Foreign Press Yahoo! pressed on with its shopping spree on Thursday with the acquisition of a startup that powers games played on smartphones, tablets, consoles or personal computers. Word that

Canada’s Space Acquires Anthony Zuiker’s Digital Drama ‘Cybergeddon’

By Etan Vlessing for The Hollywood Reporter Dolphin Digital Media has the international TV distribution rights to the scripted series that stars Olivier Martinez and Missy Peregrym. Canada’s sci-fi Space Channel has acquired CSI creator Anthony Zuiker’s Yahoo web drama