Friday 8.30: News to Know

/ Aug 30, 2013

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Aziz Ansari’s Next Special Will Be a ‘Netflix Original’

Aziz Ansari is releasing his next stand-up comedy special, “Buried Alive,” directly on Netflix, according to a report from The New York Times.

VideoInk http://bit.ly/19SPnU2

NYT http://nyti.ms/174nQdz

Variety http://bit.ly/192NrY1

The Verge http://bit.ly/145PHzH

GigaOm http://bit.ly/192JwKA

VHX Raises Series A Round for its Direct Video Distribution Service

VHX, a service that allows creators to market and sell their video content directly to users, has raised $3.2 million in a Series A round led by Union Square Ventures.

VideoInk http://bit.ly/12TrBVU

ATD http://dthin.gs/19SLiiB

paidContent http://bit.ly/17rrZuA

Aereo To Launch On Android In September, Says CEO

Aereo, the upstart television streaming service, plans to launch its product on Android devices in September, CEO Chet Kanojia told International Business Times Thursday.

IB Times http://bit.ly/1dX2R3z 

TNW http://tnw.co/1cnLpUl

 

The Haps with Apps

Tv Control App Peel Grows To 25m Users, Preps Three New Mobile Partnerships

Peel has tried for some time to become the next-generation TV remote control. But things only took off when it started to team up with mobile phone makers.

GigaOm http://bit.ly/15pTySg

 

Creator Profiles

A Q&A with a ‘Viral Video Agency’ Competing on AMC’s ‘The Pitch’

AMC’s “The Pitch” is a docu-reality series that features two ad agencies competing with each other in each episode to win the business of a new client.

VideoInk http://bit.ly/16Wv7zw

 

Media News

Lenovo’s NFL Sponsorship Includes Web Series Co-Produced with The Onion

Device-maker Lenovo is partnering with the NFL, The Onion, and Digitas to produce a web series tied to its upcoming Lenovo’s Fantasy Coach of the Year contest.

VideoInk http://bit.ly/145OtEl

 

Digital Disruptions

HuffPost Live Closes LA Office

The Huffington Post Media Group has shuttered HuffPost Live’s LA office, VideoInk has learned from multiple sources with knowledge of the situation.

VideoInk http://bit.ly/1a5Ip1r

TheWrap http://bit.ly/195bWng

 

Videos To Watch Right Now

Every Tech Ad You’ve Seen, In One Funny Video

Given that we’re going into product launch season, this CollegeHumor clip is nicely timed. Also, it’s the Friday before Labor Day.

ATD http://dthin.gs/15bEpVp

Made-for-Web Video Remakes the TV Landscape

A new wave of made-for-web video content has redefined what it means to watch television, according to a new eMarketer report, “Made-for-Web Video Content.

eMarketer http://bit.ly/1dxPM3h

 

Streaming Video News

Tremor Video Pulls TV Listings Into Video Ad Formats

Hoping to push more TV viewers and filmgoers while interacting with TV/video ads on the Internet, video ad network Tremor Video is working with TV/movie listing service TMS.

MediaPost http://bit.ly/145Jyn0

Comedy Central to Livestream ‘Roast of James Franco’ Across Digital Platforms

Cable net strives to place the roast spesh at every fan’s fingertips this weekend.

Variety http://bit.ly/14JY9mF

 

Opinions & Analysis

Video Discovery: Why Hasn’t Anyone Solved It (Yet)?

Assessing the inherent challenges every player in this space, big or small, faces as they try to revolutionize your online video experience.

VideoInk http://bit.ly/14K2lmo

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