The company, coming into its own as an ad-driven digital-media firm, plans its biggest takeover since Tim Armstrong assumed command: the $405 million purchase of video-ad marketplace Adap.tv.
Leaked editorial document gives behind-the-scenes look at AOL's effort to shake off reliance on subscription revenue and become content powerhouse.
Five new partnerships come to the Twitter.com site, so that music and video content (among other things) will pop up as a widget instead of opening up in new links.
The Web portal reports a 26 percent drop in revenue for the third quarter. Net earnings were buoyed by the sale of investments in Kayak and its ICQ operations.
The video-format war between HTML5 and Adobe Systems' Flash is old news. More than half of Web video is now compatible with HTML5.
The Web portal picks up 4-year-old video-syndication platform 5min as it strives to bolster its current video offerings.
Instructional-video site 5min will feature videos from Scripps Networks' HGTV, Food Network, DIY Network, and more. Companies will also partner on advertising.
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Graspr has teamed up with Diet.com to distribute online video content across its entire network.
The video site is among a raft of startups vying to be the next YouTube for do-it-yourself types. Can it break out of the pack with a new syndication model?