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Put on Your Game Face: Everyplay Adds Face-Recording to Its Mobile Gamecasting Tool Kit

Mobile gamecasting tool Everyplay has added the ability to record players’ faces simultaneously with game play. In plain English, that means you can make a video of yourself playing a mobile game that shows both the game and how you’re reacting to it, in a picture-in-picture window. The feature, known as ...

TouchCast Wants You to Watch Web Video With Your Fingers

The problem with most Web video startups is that you’ve seen them before. Another compilation of cheap clips posing as the next big cable channel. Another solution for nonexistent “discovery” problems. Another “Instagram for video” that won’t be. So, at the very least, give TouchCast credit for novelty and ambition. The ...

YouTube Programming Investors Back YouTube Tools Startup Epoxy

Ad gripes aside, lots of people are still betting on YouTube. Here’s the latest: Epoxy, a startup developing tools for video makers and distributors, which has raised $2 million. I can’t tell you much more about the company than that, since it hasn’t opened for business yet. And CEO Juan Bruce ...

Jimmy Iovine Explains His $60 Million Music Plan

Hey, Jimmy Iovine! You just got $60 million to launch a new subscription music service! What are you going to do with it? The legendary music producer, executive and headphone marketer hasn’t spelled out all of his plans just yet. We’ll have to wait until later this year to see exactly what ...

YouTube Programming Investors Back YouTube Tools Startup Epoxy

Ad gripes aside, lots of people are still betting on YouTube. Here’s the latest: Epoxy, a startup developing tools for video makers and distributors, which has raised $2 million. I can’t tell you much more about the company than that, since it hasn’t opened for business yet. And CEO Juan Bruce ...

Old Media Doesn’t Get New Media, Chapter 203: The Sheryl Sandberg Attack

Take one Silicon Valley exec. Who is rich. Who is a woman. Who seems, on the superficial surface at least, to have it all. Mix with high-profile book she has penned about gender issues in the workplace and a social networking effort to organize around. Sprinkle in some fear, some ...

YouTube’s Show-Me-the-Money Problem

The big picture for YouTube looks good. The world’s biggest video site keeps getting bigger, generating more video views and more ad dollars. Things are fuzzier for some of YouTube’s biggest programming partners. Their views are also increasing. But the ad revenue YouTube generates for their stuff isn’t keeping pace. In the ...

YouNow, Web Video’s Live Amateur Hour, Bulks Up by Buying Blog TV

If you take “American Idol” and add “The Gong Show” and then add Chatroulette but subtract the naked dudes, you get YouNow, a Web service that lets amateurs sing and dance for each other in real time. And now you can add one more thing to the mix: Blog TV, an ...

A Mexican Wrestler Explains How “Native Ads” Work

“Native ads” is a buzzy but vague term. Here’s an easier way to describe it, at least when it works: “Ads you’d like to see.” And here’s an example of one of those, via Mexican soft drink Jarritos: People have been trying to make entertaining ads since the beginning of time. But ...