| Oct 9, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Jukin Media, a YouTube multichannel network specializing in distributing and licensing viral video clips, announced that it has raised $1.2 million in funding from investors including Mandalay Entertainment chairman and CEO Peter Guber and Machinima...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 11:03 AM
A crying baby snaps into jamming-out happiness when Katy Perry’s “Dark Horse” starts playing in the car. The 38-second cellphone video has garnered nearly 20 million views on YouTube in about two months.
It became one of the most-...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 2:30 PM
GoTV, the Spanish-language digital entertainment company headed by Jorge Granier, has merged with Rich Hull's Latin Anywhere to form Latin Everywhere, which brings together digital rights to a large library of Hispanic TV and feature film content with...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 4:18 PM
"Breaking Bad" ended its run in 2013, but apparently, a lot of us aren't ready to let it go.
How else to explain the popularity of "Do You Want to Build a Meth Lab?," a musical version of the AMC drama hit sung in the style of a song from Disney's 2013...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Tumblr, the micro-blogging site Yahoo acquired last year for $1.1 billion, has rolled out new features to make itself a better home for video. But despite speculation that it's aiming to become a rival to Google's YouTube, Tumblr still has a long way to...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 3:34 PM
Walt Disney Co. on Friday revealed a slate of digital initiatives, announcing a new partnership with Wal-Mart around movies, teasing the unveiling of a redesigned ESPN.com and showing how a growing number of YouTube stars would have their own apps....
| Oct 1, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Mondelez International, which makes snack brands including Oreo, Nabisco, Cadbury and Trident gum, said Wednesday it has joined with Google to produce online videos to boost the visibility of its brands.
The Deerfield-based snack-maker said it will...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 5:00 AM
For years, thrill seekers have worn GoPro video cameras to capture hair-raising skydiving, motorcycle racing and snowboarding footage from a first-person point of view. They've documented up-close and personal encounters with wildlife, even mounting the...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 6:47 PM
For as long as there has been Twitter, there have been parody accounts. U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., to Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, to the pope, public figures often find themselves the subject of these impersonations. Most have come to accept them as...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 4:30 PM
GoPro, the maker of wearable video cameras, has appointed Zander Lurie -- formerly a senior exec with Guggenheim Digital Media and CBS -- as senior VP of media.
Lurie, who reports to GoPro president Tony Bates, will be in charge of creation, curation and...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 11:53 AM
Todrick Hall has performed on Broadway. He has appeared on national television, as a contestant on "American Idol." But he credits his success to the place where anyone with a video camera and a dream can become a star: the Internet.