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Rakuten acquires Spanish video startup Wuaki.tv

The Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten today announced it acquired the Spanish streaming and video on demand startup, Wuaki.tv. Founded in 2009, Wuaki.tv is headquartered in sunny Barcelona and offers premium content over the Internet directly to Smart TVs. The young company … Continue reading

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Videoplaza secures $12M in funding for its global expansion

Videoplaza, a leading European sell side ad management platform for video, announced today that it has received Series B $12million in funding from Innovacom and Qualcomm Ventures. The funding will be used to further accelerate Videoplaza’s global expansion and to … Continue reading

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VDIO: Skype founders are working on a video startup

According to GigaOm, the Skype founders Niklas Zennstrom and Janus Friis are working on a new video startup called VDIO – which will rival Netflix. Niklas (Swedish) and Janus (Danish) are living in London these days and seem to have apparently … Continue reading

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It’s official: Amazon is going to acquire LoveFilm

This morning LoveFilm has announced that Amazon is going to acquire the remaining shares. Specific terms have not been discloused yet. At the moment Amazon owns 42 % of LoveFilm. The company is also known as the european Netflix and was … Continue reading

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23video lets you build your own videosite

23video, a Copenhagen based “startup” that is offering photo tools since 2004, is introducing its Video product, believing that the “videosite” is the new way to work with online video. So far organizational use of video on the web has been … Continue reading

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