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Ooyala News
State of the broadcast industry 2018: hello, OTT 2.0
Jan 03 2018 9:30 AM
Ooyala’s eagerly anticipated annual State of the Broadcast Industry report for 2018 charts the course for the ‘OTT 2.0’ era. Companies in the space are harnessing the hard-earned OTT lessons learned over the past few years of experimentation and rising competition.
Rovi buys TiVo for $1.1B
Mergers & Acquisitions, Big Data, Analytics
Rovi buys TiVo for $1.1B
Apr 29 2016 6:30 AM

Rovi has finally executed on its long-rumored acquisition of TiVo, with the set-top box company that had a major hand in changing how consumers watch TV being purchased – along with a treasure trove of user data – for $1.1 billion.

Rovi, which primarily provides digital entertainment guides, will pay $10.70 per share, a 13.6% premium on TiVo’s price Thursday.

Ad Technology, Online Video Advertising
AOL enters strategic partnership with Taboola, takes equity stake
Jan 20 2016 8:45 AM

AOL is getting more focused on discovery and recommendation, entering a strategic partnership with content recommendation firm Taboola; the deal includes AOL’s taking an equity stake in the company.

AOL will integrate Taboola's discovery platform across all of its premium brands in the United States, Canada and United Kingdom, including, The Huffington Post, TechCrunch, Engadget, AutoBlog, AOL Mail and MapQuest.

Ooyala News
Ooyala partners with Accenture to deliver more personalized TV experience
Sep 15 2015 7:15 AM

Accenture is partnering with Ooyala to deliver a more advanced video offering to broadcast, cable TV, digital media, and telecommunications service providers.

Accenture says it will integrate Ooyala Pulse, the company’s advertising server and advertising management technology, Ooyala IQ, an award-winning analytics tool, and Ooyala Discovery, a technology that provides content recommendation capabilities, into its Accenture Video Solution.

Partners, Ooyala News
International film discovery start-up FilmDoo to launch at Cambridge Film Festival
Aug 27 2014 12:30 PM
Have you ever watched a great independent or foreign movie and thought to yourself: “That was better than any Hollywood blockbuster I’ve seen lately"? But how do you find out about these cool indie and international movies if they don’t happen to be screening at your local theater?
Online Video, OTT, Search and Recommendation
Moviefone gets a 21st Century remake with OTT, OTA and cable listings
May 05 2014 9:00 AM

Think search, discovery and recommendation is going to be a hot topic in the coming months as more content moves online? Better believe it.

AOL sure does.

The video portal, which has refocused its own efforts in the online video space with several recent content announcements, today rolled out an oldie, but a goody, with a major overhaul.

Online Video, White Paper
Building an online video strategy – 5 easy pieces
Jan 23 2014 8:00 AM

Know your market

Online video is ubiquitous, a part of all of our lives. It’s changing how we view and gather information, make decisions on purchases, consume entertainment and communicate messages – for everything from brands to political candidates.

Search and Recommendation, Partners, Ooyala News, Big Data
Ooyala partners with Jinni to add new dimension to content recommendation
Jan 06 2014 8:00 AM

There’s a lot of science involved in content discovery; there’s a little bit of art, too.

Ooyala announced a partnership with semantic search and discovery expert Jinni that combines both, giving service providers and content owners an expanded set of tools with which to monetize video assets.

Big Data, Monetization
ThinkAnalytics goes to cloud to expand discovery, recommendations reach
Dec 18 2013 8:00 AM

How viewers discover content online ranks right up there with how they get it delivered. 

For content publishers, making both pieces easy will guarantee their content will be seen by more viewers and, we all know that eyeballs help drive monetization.