http://www.beet.tv/2010/01/haiti.html NEW YORK, NY -- Reuters was first with this stunning video of the devastating earthquake in Haiti which has been seen on CNN, CBS News, YouTube, and many outlets around the globe. With electricity out throughout the capital, a resourceful stringer brought the video file on a laptop to a "friendly embassy" with an Internet connection and sent the historic footage via FTP to London. Andy Plesser, Executive Producer
http://www.beet.tv/2010/01/xbox-moves-forward-with-nielsen-partnership-to-measure-xbox-live-audience.html LAS VEGAS, NV --- On the heels of its partnership with Nielsen late last year, Microsoft's XBox Live is now focused on deploying the joint measurement capabilities more broadly across the XBox Live service, the software giant's Dean Carignan told me during an interview at the 2010 Consumer Electronics Show on Friday.
http://www.beet.tv/2010/01/googles-chrome-has-hit-40-million-users-already.html MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--Google's Chrome has reached 40 million active users since the Windows beta release in September 2008. Beet.TV's Daisy Whitney visited Google headquarters to speak with Google spokesman Eitan Bencuya about developments with the new browser.
http://www.beet.tv/2009/12/googles-realtime-search-surfaces-tweets-blogs-and-soon-facebook-updates.html MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- Do a Google search for your favorite (embattled) celebrity or hot news story and the results will likely include Web sites, articles, recent blog posts, and FriendFeed and Twitter updates. Daisy Whitney, Senior Producer
http://www.beet.tv/2009/12/exclusive-justintv-to-launch-payperview-service-.html Justin.tv, the big live Web video site that says it has 35 million monthly views, will launch a pay-per-view platform next month for a few content creators and then roll it out across the entire network in Q2. Evan Solomon, who heads marketing for the San Francisco-based start-up, visited Beet.TV last week for this interview. Andy Plesser, Exec. Producer
http://www.beet.tv/2009/12/authors-seek-readers-with-online-video.html Authors and publishers have been using online video to build engagement with readers and to find new ones. With traditional book publicity opportunities and store signings on the wane, having an online strategy is a necessity. Andy Plesser, Executive Editor
http://www.beet.tv/2009/12/paltalk.html Video teleconferencing, long an expensive technology, hidden inside the enterprise firewall, is becoming a pervasive social media platform. New York-based Paltalk, a provider a live conferencing platform, allows up to 10 participants to be live on a user's page. The company claims 4 million active users around the world and says that an average of 100,000 users are online at any given time. Andy Plesser, Executive Producer
http://www.beet.tv/2009/12/david-payne-the-man-who-would-save-digital-media-with-video-advertising.html David Payne, former chief of CNN.com, has been working his start-up called ShortTail Media, which aims to help publishers increase revenue by integrating television advertising the online experience. The company, an ad network of sorts, allows publishers to insert television spots or "pre-roll" video advertising into users experience as they call up text pages to read. Andy Plesser, Executive Producer
http://www.beet.tv/2009/12/scanscout.html Interactive pre-roll ads are four times better in engaging consumers than standard pre-rolls do, video ad network ScanScout told Beet.TV, citing the success from a recent Vaseline campaign run across its network. Daisy Whitney, Senior Producer
http://www.beet.tv/2009/12/loomia-powers-recommendations-on-wsjcom-other-sites-.html SAN JOSE, CA -- Loomia provides recommended links and videos to visitors of big publishing sites for text content as well as links to video. The company claims its recommendation engine boosts consumption by 24 percent for video publishers. Andy Plesser, Executive Producer