Monday, July 31, 2006
  • Maven Upgrades Video Platform

    Broadband media company Maven Networks today will unveil a new platform that allows online publishers to offer streaming video as well as downloads. The new product--the third version of Maven Media System--also enables automatic ad serving in concert with ad networks such as DoubleClick, 24/7 Real Media, and Lightningcast. ...Read the whole story

  • Inform Rolls Out News Search Platform For Publishers

    News search technology firm Inform today will launch a platform for online newspaper publishers that enables visitors to search other news sources without leaving the publishers' sites. The New York Sun, Washington Post.Newsweek Interactive, NewsOK, the Huffington Post, the Deal LLC, and NameMedia have so far signed up for the service. ...Read the whole story

  • Warner Bros. Calls Off Deal With Adware Company

    Warner Bros. has ended its relationship with controversial adware company Zango, the companies confirmed late last week. Zango, formerly known as 180solutions, this spring started offering streams of Warner Bros. Webisodes to consumers who agreed to download Zango's software, which serves pop-up ads based on Web-surfing behavior. ...Read the whole story

  • AOL To Sell Video Downloads

    AOL will enter the growing download-to-own video business later this week, when it begins selling a myriad of TV programs--including Comedy Central's "South Park," "A&E's "Flip This House," and Warner Bros.' "Dukes of Hazzard"--as part of its new video portal. ...Read the whole story

More Loose Change

Back to the drawing board, Part I: A new $300 million campaign--underwritten by the studios, cable and broadcast trade associations, consumer electronics manufacturers, the Ad Council, and broadcast networks and designed to help parents get information ...More