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TouchCast Launches Contest For Original Web Video Series Winner will receive $4,000

The startup TouchCast, which has plans to reinvent Web video, is putting out a casting call—a "TouchCasting Call," to be exact. The startup, which publishes a free iPad app with video…

October 11, 2013, 2:08 PM EDT

Watch This Epic Reel of Halloween-Themed News Bloopers VideoWatch's Awesome Stupid Video of the Week

Local news broadcasts tend to be pretty uneventful: there's the weather report, sports highlights and a few news stories of note. So every once in a while it's fun to…

October 11, 2013, 12:00 AM EDT

Forbes Estimates BrandVoice Will Generate 20 Percent of Total Ad Revenue This Year Publisher adds analytics tools for marketers

Forbes has undoubtedly been one of the most ardent proponents of native advertising in publishing—and the company's BrandVoice offering represents a growing area of its business. The company announced that it…

October 10, 2013, 1:44 PM EDT

DanceOn Raises $4 Million in Series A Financing So You Think You Can Dance's Nigel Lythgoe joins board

The multi-channel network DanceOn—one of YouTube's original premium content partners—has received a vote of confidence in the form of a $4 million Series A round of financing. Plus Capital and AMC…

October 10, 2013, 11:47 AM EDT

Watch Miley Cyrus Perform 'We Can't Stop' a Capella With Jimmy Fallon and the Roots Surprisingly solid performance

Just when you thought you were getting a break from Miley Cyrus on VideoWatch—probably not likely anytime soon—she's back on the blog with an a cappella version of her song "We…

October 9, 2013, 5:34 PM EDT

5-Hour Energy Ad Promoting Breast Cancer Awareness Resonates on YouTube GoPro video takes No. 2 spot in VideoWatch/VidIQ chart

To mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month, 5-Hour Energy is donating a portion of the proceeds from its new raspberry-flavored energy drink to Living Beyond Breast Cancer. And a new 30-second spot…

October 9, 2013, 2:20 PM EDT

AOL Taps ESPN for Sports Video Content Broadcaster's news, highlights and SportsCenter clips to run on AOL sites

SportsCenter is coming to AOL—in a way. AOL inked a deal with ESPN that allows the online portal to distribute the sports broadcaster's highlights and other video content—including SportsCenter clips—on its network…

October 9, 2013, 12:34 PM EDT

IAB Study: Online Ad Revenue Continues Double-Digit Growth Report shows explosive mobile growth

Here's some good news for the digital media industry: revenue from online advertising saw double-digit growth in the first six months of 2013, compared to the same period last year,…

October 9, 2013, 11:04 AM EDT

SessionM Says It Has a Better Solution for Mobile Targeting Company touts value of consumers' first-party data

Mobile advertising is growing rapidly, but the jury is still out on its effectiveness for brands. And targeting consumers with mobile ads is inherently tough, since there aren't cookies to…

October 9, 2013, 12:00 AM EDT

Layoffs Hit The Daily Beast About two dozen employees get the axe

The Daily Beast may be spared from shuttering for at least another year, but it will continue to operate with a staff that's about two dozen employees lighter, according to…

October 8, 2013, 10:00 PM EDT

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