Virtual reality is about to heat up
Execs at tech companies Bubl and Sulon discuss potential opportunities to catch the coming wave of wearable technology.
Portal A spoofs tech mania to save San Francisco
The prodco, known for its mega-popular “YouTube Rewind” videos, teams with non-profit One City in a campaign that features Twitter co-founder Biz Stone.
Tim Armstrong hopes AOL will be doing the disrupting
The CEO reveals a new diversity initiative with the IAB, and talks about how AOL is finally digging itself out of “the worst merger in history.”
Facebook rolling out update to video player
Starting this week, people will be able to see how many views a video on Facebook has received – just like on YouTube.
Vevo taps David Rice as chief product officer
The 15-year industry vet takes the newly created position following stints at CBS Interactive, Yahoo, Metacafe and Microsoft.
Viggle sees big rewards in TV on the web
The platform now offers points for watching original content on Wetpaint and wants to extend the ability to third-party publishers of digital entertainment.
BSkyB invests $400,000 in VR firm Jaunt
The Silicon Valley startup creates hardware, software and content for virtual reality devices such as the Oculus Rift.
Adap.tv takes digital measurement abilities to TV
AOL’s programmatic video division has secured a patent on its tool that tracks the connection between TV ad viewing and eventual sales.
Into the wild: Prodco launches VR headset division
U.K. indie Atlantic Productions and wildlife program presenter Sir David Attenborough are launching Alchemy VR, which will create content for Oculus Rift and Sony Morpheus.
Disney chooses video startups for its Accelerator program
Buzzstarter, Jogg, and Cogo are among the companies that will take part in a 15-week mentorship program, with up to $120,000 in investment capital up for grabs.