Netflix CEO Reed Hastings says the movie service has 40 million subscribers, about 10 million of whom are in Europe. Later, he said he’d expect Netflix to generate between 70% and 80% of its revenue in international markets in the future.
A survey from Adap.tv and a trade publication in its “State of the Video Industry
” report claims brands reported an average 65% increase in online video ad spending this year over last, with agencies upping their expenditures by 83%. They also report about 9 in 10 brand and agency respondents plan to increase video ad spending in 2014, most likely taking the money away from TV.
Facebook said it was working on new ways to keep users from stumbling across gruesome content on its Website following an outcry over the discovery of beheading videos there. Facebook Inc. issued a statement clarifying that violent videos were only allowed if they were presented as news or held up as atrocities to be condemned.
Thinner, lighter, and with a more powerful processor, the 9.7-inch iPad Air with Retina Display brings some design and performance enhancements to the best-selling tablet, but not as many additions as we had hoped for, or as rumors suggested, says a CNET early analysis.
It was a jam-packed event for Apple in San Francisco on Tuesday, with the company introducing two new iPads, two new Macs and announcing even more. Here's a recap of all the announcements.
According to recent data from ComScore, AOL sites served the most video ads in September with 3.7 billion, surpassing Google, and the extra bump came from AOL's recent acquisition of Adap.tv But many of the ad sold on AOL's Adap.tv fetch rock-bottom prices, according to SQAD.
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission has produced an infographic video — featuring the kind of design that is synonymous with government pamphlets — to help promote a public consultation process about the future of television that will start on Oct. 24. No doubt, the degree to which online services based outside of Canada have impacted more traditional broadcast offerings will be a big part of the debate.
Reversing itself, Facebook decides it's okay to post video of a decapitation. British PM David Cameron outraged.
Amazon is spending between $10 million to $50 million on “Betas” and other shows like it to joins Netflix and Hulu in continuing to develope original online programs ,
Cable secured $10.2 billion in upfront sales, up, but not as dramatically as in years past. Cable networks were asked by its advertising trade group to also report their online commitments, but the answers there were blurry.