Apple hid a secret message in its latest YouTube video – gpgmail

[ad_1] Shortly after Apple’s iPhone 11 event yesterday, the company posted a drastically condensed “supercut” of everything they announced. Taking the two hour event and boiling it down to a little over two minutes, they still manage to cover just about everything — from new iPads, to new Watches, to new iPhones. And they tucked […]

Spirable refuels with $7.4M to serve more personalized video ads in the US – gpgmail

[ad_1] London based adtech startup Spirable has closed a £6M Series A. The round was led by Smedvig Capital, with existing backers Frontline Ventures, Downing Ventures and 24 Haymarket also participating. The startup is one of several playing in the customized video ads space — offering a platform that simplifies and scales video ad creation […]

WeChat restricts controversial video face-swapping app Zao, citing “security risks” – gpgmail

[ad_1] Zao went viral in China this weekend for its realistic face-swapping videos, but after controversy about its policies, WeChat restricted access to the app on its messaging platform. Developed by a unit of Momo, one of China’s most popular dating apps, Zao creates videos that replace the faces of celebrities in scenes from popular […]

Plex is launching its own ad-supported video service, starting with content from Warner Bros. TV – gpgmail

[ad_1] Streaming media company Plex this morning announced it will begin to offer ad-supported video, including movies and TV, by way of a new content agreement with Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution. Though Plex has more recently expanded into new areas beyond organizing home media — including streaming TV and cloud DVRs, streaming music by […]

Hulu and Amazon Prime Video chip away at Netflix’s dominance – gpgmail

[ad_1] Netflix is still the No. 1 subscription streaming service in the U.S., according to a new report from eMarketer, but rivals including Amazon Prime Video and Hulu are starting to cut into its market share. The analyst firm forecasts 182.5 million U.S. consumers will subscribe to over-the-top streaming services this year, or 53.3% of […]

Baidu beats estimates on strong video streaming growth – gpgmail

[ad_1] Chinese technology group Baidu on Monday posted a revenue of 26.33 billion yuan ($3.73 billion) for the quarter that ended in June, beating analysts’ estimates of 25.77 billion yuan ($3.65 billion) as its video streaming service iQiyi continues to see strong growth. The 19-year-old firm’s shares were up more than 9% in extended trading. […]

TikTok’s new ‘Hashtag Challenge Plus’ lets video viewers shop for products in the app – gpgmail

[ad_1] TikTok, the short-form video platform favored by young adults and teens, has launched a new feature that allows users to shop for products associated with a sponsored Hashtag Challenge, without leaving its app. These sponsored challenges are Gen Z-friendly marketing campaigns where users are prompted to post videos of them using a product — […]

MIT built a better way to deliver high-quality video streams to multiple devices at once – gpgmail

[ad_1] Image via Getty Images / aurielaki Depending on your connection and the size of your household, video streaming can get downright post-apocalyptic – bandwidth is the key resource, and everyone is fighting to get the most and avoid a nasty, pixelated picture. But a new way to control how bandwidth is distributed across multiple, […]

Ring Is Helping Police Convince People to Hand Over Video Footage Without a Warrant

[ad_1] This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Ring’s close alliance with police departments continues to be a headache for the company with each new revelation. Amazon-owned Ring expends great effort to get its customers to use its Neighbors video sharing app, to which it gives police […]