Don Xavier Polistico

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YouTube Is Offering a Talent Option to Sell Subscriptions

YouTube Inc. is doing more to keep its brightest stars happy.<p>The online video site is adding a feature that will allow content creators with more …

Netflix Is a Product Technology Company (Netflix Misunderstandings, Pt 2)

There’s a pernicious and persistent narrative about Netflix where the company’s success is overwhelmingly attributed to the mistakes of its …

Cover Art

Discover DesignBetter.Co

Discover. Learn. Elevate.<p>Aarron WalterVP of Design Education<p>As the VP of Design Education at InVision, Aarron Walter draws upon 15 years of …

Hopefully, the Ultimate Guide to a Flat Icon Set – Muzli -Design Inspiration

Creating monochrome icons for user interfaces. For nerds who have read my article on visual weight and optical alignment.<p>1. Use the optical grid<p>An …

Netflix taken $3-$6 billion of TV ad revenue off the table

One of the television industry’s greatest fears is that ad revenue is at risk as viewers migrate more of their viewing to ad-free services like …

Designing for Human Memory

In one of my previous articles I wrote about ways to design for human attention. Attention is closely linked with working and short-term memory. …

MoviePass launches a new division to acquire and distribute movies

The startup wants to start investing in film<p>At a panel during the Sundance Film Festival today, MoviePass announced a new subsidiary called MoviePass Ventures, <i>Deadline</i> reports. The new division will acquire and release movies with the help of a film distributor.<p>“Given the successes we have …

Artwork Personalization at Netflix

By Ashok Chandrashekar, Fernando Amat, Justin Basilico and Tony Jebara<p>For many years, the main goal of the Netflix personalized recommendation system …

How Vimeo Is Preparing For The Future Of Video Storytelling

At The Fast Company Innovation Festival, a Vimeo workshop gave an intriguing glimpse of a future in which we’ll all be creating video.<p>If a recent workshop run by Vimeo during The Fast Company Innovation Festival is any indication, we’ve only just begun to push the boundaries of storytelling through …

Spotify Cancels TV Shows in Reboot of Video Efforts

Spotify is planning to reboot its video strategy for at least the third time in as many years as the world’s largest online music service searches …

Netflix crushes its own expectations for subscription growth again

Netflix is still on its rounded-up-to-pretty-great run as it continues to add more and more subscribers, and once again is outstripping its own estimates for growth.<p>Today the company said it added 5.3 million new total subscribers, with 850,000 coming in the U.S. and 4.45 million coming from …

Markets

A Five-Minute Guide to Better Typography – Muzli - Design Inspiration

Typography

Designing Dashboards

<i>A helpful guide on Dashboard designing with the most beneficial resources.</i><p>Dashboards have become increasingly popular in recent years as unique …

Data Visualization

Vimeo CEO Anjali Sud on Why They Gave Up Trying to Imitate Netflix’s SVOD Model

Less than a year ago, Barry Diller and his senior team at IAC still believed they could successfully launch a version of Netflix for indie …

Media Industry

Forbes Welcome

The organized thinker never gives up anything he undertakes until he has exhausted every effort to finish it.<p>Andrew Carnegie,<br>Businessman

Twitter for Apple TV adds live, 360 degree video and Periscope’s global map

Twitter launched a version of its service on Apple TV and other media player platforms last fall in order to deliver its live video content to the big screen. Today, the company is updating its Apple TV app with a couple of new features, including support for Periscope’s Global Map and the ability …

Smart TV

Vimeo’s Jamie Wilkinson talks originals, SVOD, next evolution of service: video

FierceOnlineVideo catches up with Jamie Wilkinson, GM of Vimeo's OTT services group, at NAB.

General Motors

Twitter still thinks it’s a TV platform — and here are its dozen new shows

Last year: NFL. This year: Bloomberg, the WNBA, Live Nation and our friends at The Verge.<p>Yesterday, Twitter announced it was building a 24/7 streaming video service with Bloomberg. Today, Twitter rolled out even more video plans, teasing live programs from nearly a dozen partners, including Live …

Jack Dorsey

Cheddar, Web Video Maker, Bets Millennials Will Use TV Antennas

Cheddar, an online business news channel that targets millennials, is betting it can coax young viewers to look up from their mobile phones to watch …

Sling TV

Comcast Is Planning a Netflix Rival Using NBC Shows

Comcast Corp. plans to introduce an online video service offering hit shows from its NBCUniversal TV networks in the next 12 to 18 months, an effort …

Television Industry

LeEco calls off $2 billion acquisition of TV maker Vizio

Chinese electronics company LeEco is no longer buying Vizio, a leading manufacturer of televisions. Today the companies jointly announced that “the merger agreement to acquire Vizio will not proceed due to regulatory headwinds.” The $2 billion deal was first announced last July. But months of …

Enemy number one is Netflix: The monster that's eating Hollywood

MONTHLY STAR<p>Business Standard Digital<p>Business Standard Digital Monthly Subscription<p>149.00<p>subscribe<p>Complete access to the premium product<p>Convenient – …

a16z Podcast: Tech and Entertainment in the 'Era of Mass Customization'

Imagine, for a moment, an alternative universe: One where Netflix got disrupted by some other streaming-content company that made its DVD rental …

Entrepreneurship

Vimeo’s SVOD Service Begins to Take Shape — New Hires from Paramount and Hulu + A Content Strategy - VideoInk

Only 4 months after making an announcement that the premium indie streaming platform would be launching an SVOD service, Vimeo has now expanded the …

Apple Vowed to Revolutionize Television. An Inside Look at Why It Hasn’t

Earlier this month, Apple Inc. poached the chief of Amazon's Fire TV unit to run its television operations. Timothy D. Twerdhal brings hardware and …

Facebook is reportedly making an app for set-top TV boxes

And it’s asking media companies to make exclusive shows for it<p>Facebook is building an app for television and is asking publishers to create exclusive, TV-like shows for it, according to a new report. The <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reports that Facebook has been building the app, which would be available …

Media Industry

The Great Unbundling

To say that the Internet has changed the media business is so obvious it barely bears writing; the media business, though, is massive in scope, …

Amazon launches the first of its own subscription VOD channels, Anime Strike

Amazon has debuted its first own-brand subscription video-on-demand channel, part of the Amazon Channels offering it provides with content from partners including HBO and Showtime. This is the first time Amazon has created its own sub-channel, as it has instead focused on building the general …

Video on Demand

Facebook is going to start showing ads in the middle of its videos and sharing the money with publishers

Mark Zuckerberg has been building a video empire. Time to turn it into a business.<p>Facebook wants to show more ads to people who watch its videos and start making money for the people who supply it with those videos.<p>Industry sources say the social network is going to start testing a new “mid-roll” …