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2010-05-11 07:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Brightcove, the leading online video platform, today announced that chairman and chief executive officer, Jeremy Allaire, is the 2010 inductee into the Massachusetts Innovation & Technology Exchange (MITX) Innovation Hall of Fame. Allaire, honored for his substantial contributions to Web technology and ongoing commitment to entrepreneurship in Massachusetts, joins a host of prestigious past honorees, including Sir Tim Berners Lee, Bob Metcalfe,...

2010-04-28 10:00:00

SEASIDE, Calif., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Online video platforms (OVPs), CMS product suites and related integration services are forecast to generate $480 million in 2010 revenue, an increase of 71.1% over 2009, according to a comprehensive industry analytics report published by AccuStream Research. The report, OVP and Video CMS 2010 - 2012: Account Gold Rush, analyzes multiple categories of video platform provider including full featured OVPs, video indexing and ad serving, plus...

2010-04-19 23:01:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Brightcove, the leading online video platform, today announced that Paul Goetz has joined the company's executive team as senior vice president of sales for North America. Goetz brings a wealth of management, sales and strategic experience to Brightcove from his successful 19-year tenure at EMC Corporation and most recently at SAVVIS, where he was responsible for the company's sales and consulting group. At Brightcove, Goetz will help scale the...

2010-04-08 06:00:00

BOSTON, April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Visible Measures, the independent third-party measurement firm for Internet video publishers, advertisers, and viral marketers, today announced support for HTML5 video measurement, extending its industry-leading online video performance metrics to provide coverage of video content and ads consumed on next-generation mobile devices, including the Apple® iPad, iPhone®, and iPod® Touch. This...

2010-04-01 10:07:00

NEW YORK, April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- SPIN Media today announced that it will use the recently launched Brightcove Experience for HTML5 solution to ensure video content on SPIN.com will be available to visitors using Apple devices that do not support Flash video, including the hotly anticipated iPad, as well as the iPhone® and iPod® Touch. SPIN is the third Brightcove customer, along with Time Inc. and The New York Times, to announce that it will leverage...

2010-03-14 23:01:00

AUSTIN, Texas, March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at SXSW 2010, Brightcove Inc. announced that EMI Music, one of the world's largest music companies, will use Brightcove as its online video publishing and syndication platform in North America. EMI Music, which is home to chart-topping recording artists and legendary catalog artists, will use Brightcove's comprehensive online video platform to publish, distribute and monetize video content across its website properties and to some of EMI...

2010-03-11 13:39:00

AUSTIN, Texas, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: The "Future of Online Music Videos" panel will highlight how music videos have long been a critical extension of a record label's brand. Until recently, labels have found it difficult to mitigate Online video piracy without alienating the user communities built around music. Now, labels are embracing sophisticated online video technology strategies to do just that, while...

2010-03-04 08:58:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Video monetization technology company FreeWheel today announced the formation of the PAVE Initiative (Partners Accelerating the Video Economy), a program formalizing 73 integrated partnerships with video distributors, ad networks, video player and content management platforms, creative technologies, and content ID companies. FreeWheel has spent over two years building systems integrations that enable publishers to access an interconnected set of...

2010-03-02 10:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Zeum: San Francisco's Children's Museum, a hands-on, multimedia arts and technology experience for kids, announced today that it has teamed with Brightcove, the industry-leading online video platform, to enable children and their families to easily view and share their clay animation movies produced in Zeum's Animators Studio. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090724/SF51415LOGO) The Animators Studio, one of Zeum's most popular exhibits,...

2010-03-02 00:30:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Brightcove Inc., the leading online video platform, today announced that Nikkei Inc., one of Japan's largest media corporations and publisher of the country's top business daily newspaper, "The Nikkei," is standardizing online video operations on the Brightcove platform across its new main newspaper website property, The Nikkei Online Edition (http://www.nikkei.com/), which is scheduled to be launched on March 23, 2010. Brightcove will enable...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'