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blinkx on Boxee

blinkx, the world’s largest video search engine, has confirmed that a blinkx app will soon be available on Boxee. The app will be offered through Boxee’s App Library and will allow audiences to seamlessly search, discover and watch Internet video from top content partners across blinkx’s index of 35 million hours of video content. The […]

February 18, 2011

Rovi app on iPad

Rovi has launched Rovi What’s On TV, a free, mobile television listings iPad application. The app, in a graphic rich magazine style layout, allows users to browse and search local TV listings for a 24-hour period. Additionally, Rovi What’s On TV uses TV metadata, available through APIs in the Rovi Media Cloud, to enable users […]

February 2, 2011

blinkx launches TV API

blinkx, the world’s largest video search engine, has confirmed the launch of a TV API (Application Programming Interface). The API is designed to provide partners in the fast-growing Connected TV ecosystem – from box makers and TV manufacturers, to app developers and game consoles – access to blinkx’s index of over 35 million hours of […]

February 2, 2011

RerunCentral.com streaming library

RerunCentral.com has launched to provide consumers an easy route to discovering TV shows to watch online. The site presents pre-screened links to TV shows watchable at popular Internet destinations such as Hulu, Crackle, and TVLand. Users then click to the exact location of legal studio-produced online videos which can be instantly streamed and are often […]

January 21, 2011

TiVo on iPad

Tivo, the DVR pioneer, has launched its official iPad app, which acts as a remote control for the TiVo Premiere and Premiere XL devices. The app includes a full-screen 14-day programme guide, and the ability to browse recorded shows and launch them from the iPad. TiVo customers can now use their Apple device to look […]

January 19, 2011

Comcast live tablet streaming and 3000hrs of on-demand

Comcast has revealed plans to enable in-home streaming for live and On Demand content this year on Apple’s iPad as well as Android powered tablets. Later this year, customers will be able to watch live news, TV shows and movies in their homes whenever they want. Comcast also made two more announcements about its Xfinity […]

January 6, 2011

blinkx App on Samsung’s Galaxy Tab

blinkx has confirmed that Samsung Electronics has selected blinkx for inclusion on its first tablet device, the Galaxy Tab, powered by the Android Operating System 2.2. Under the terms of the agreement, blinkx’s video app will be promoted through SamsungApps on Samsung’s Galaxy Tab. The blinkx Beat for Android devices debuted on Samsung Galaxy S […]

December 2, 2010

Belgacom partners with blinkx

blinkx, the world’s largest video search engine, has made a strategic partnership with Belgacom, Belgium’s leading quadruple play provider, to power TV and Video Search across Belgacom’s new entertainment platform. This strategic partnership is exclusive for Belgium and Luxembourg. Belgacom has chosen to incorporate blinkx’s unique technology into its next generation entertainment platform, which will […]

November 18, 2010

blinkx first profits

blinkx has turned its first profit in the six months to September, more than three years after the flotation of the online video company. Revenues doubled to $27.4 million  with a pre-tax profit of $2 million compared with losses of $7.3 million in the same period last year. Because blinkx’s operating costs are growing at […]

November 10, 2010

blinkx ‘personal TV’ for Amino

blinkx, the world’s largest video search engine, has formed a partnership with Amino Communications. Under the terms of the partnership, Amino and blinkx will develop an integrated search, recommendation and personalisation solution powered by blinkx technology to be deployed on Amino’s hybrid/OTT set-top boxes, including the Amino Freedom, which brings broadcast, on-demand TV, open Internet […]

November 9, 2010