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Amanda Watlington

Amanda Watlington

Articles by Amanda Watlington

  1. MySpaceTV – Look Who's Chasing YouTube

    Today MySpace re-launched its video sharing site, renaming it MySpaceTV. The New York Times reports that this is a serious attempt by News Corp, the owner of MySpace, to challenge YouTube. Users of the new service do not have to be signed in...

  2. EveryZing – Beyond Podcasting

    PodZinger, a major multimedia search and advertising platform, has just changed its name to EveryZing , signaling the extension of their market offering beyond podcasts. Employing the capability of their speech-to-text technology in extracting...

  3. Sputtr: Many Search Options, One Place

    For those who like to search using multiple engines, but who are tired of opening multiple browsers or tabs, there's now a simple, elegant solution . . . Sputtr. At first glance, Sputtr looks like a keyboard with a text window. . . perhaps some...

  4. RSS Mashups – Emerging Tools with Great Potential

    Whenever I see the term “mashup,” I visualize cleverly altered, often funny video or audio clips, modern contributions to the art of bricolage. What I'd not considered until the launch of Yahoo! Pipes is the employment of mashup tools to filter...

  5. Yoono Plugin Has Much to Offer

    Yoono has officially publicly launched a beta version of Yoono Buzz It!, a free social Web clipping and annotation plug-in for FireFox and IE. It combines the best features of online highlighters, bookmarks and clipping services on a single web...

  6. AOL's New Video Search Tools for Developers

    With the acquisition of Truveo last year, AOL signaled clear intent to extend its capabilities in video search. For developers, the good news is that AOL has recently followed a successful industry trend by “giving away the good stuff” to build...

  7. Online News Is Hottest Video Search Category

    According to data released by ClipBlast video news is the fastest-growing category on the Video Web. ClipBlast has found that video news now accounts for 32 percent of all the video that ClipBlast indexes. This is up from only 15 percent in...

  8. ChaCha Partners with blinkx for Video Search

    ChaCha, a search engine that search engine that uses human guides to enhance its search results, has announced a partnership with video search engine blinkx for multimedia content. Now, the video search results shown on ChaCha will come from...

  9. Last.fm and Music Video Search Tools

    Online radio station Last.fm is expected to add a video section to its site this week that will allow users to create their own personalized video channels. Last.fm is partnering with a number of major producers such as EMI and Warner as well as...

  10. blinkx Adds French VODEO.TV Content

    Through a partnership with VODEO.TV, a video-on-demand French language portal, video search engine blinkx has added 1500 hours of French television content to its index. Under the terms of the agreement , blinkx will transcribe and index...

  11. PBS Content Now Searchable on blinkx

    Video search engine blinkx has added PBS streaming video content to its index. Now blinkx users will find hours of PBS educational, news and public affairs streaming content online. The searchable content that has been added includes...

  12. TV Fans Can Now Reach for blinkx Remote

    Video search engine blinkx has just introduced a tool, blinkx Remote that will let TV users find full-length TV programming available on the Web. The tools uses blinkx's speech to text recognition algorithm to identify TV shows by season and...

  13. Will Filtering Solve YouTube Copyright Problems?

    Eric Schmidt in an interview with John Seigenthaler, a former reporter with NBC's Nightly News, at National Association of Broadcasters conference noted that Google is close implementing a filtering service that would prevent copyright content...

  14. Moaning at the Bar

    As any attendee at SES will vouch, one of the reasons to attend is to gather and chat with others who understand the peril of a 302 redirect, how to construct a good Title, and that a quality score isn't related to a sporting event. In the past,...

  15. Enhancements to Sitemaps Announced At SES New York

    In November Google, MSN and Yahoo! announced that they were all going to support a unified protocol whereby webmasters could notify the search engines of the URLs on their site that they wanted crawled. As expected, enhancements have been made...