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Live at Scale: Zeros Matter

Live at Scale: Zeros Matter

Several years ago, success for a live event was measured as ten thousand or one hundred thousand concurrent viewers. A million plus – the scale of a Super Bowl – was relegated to major broadcasters and once-a-year events.

Navigating the New Live Streaming Landscape

Navigating the New Live Streaming Landscape

“It's alive… it's moving… it's alive, it's alive, it's alive, it's alive, it's alive!” Over five years ago, Felix Baumgartner fell almost 24 miles from stratosphere to ground. As a Midwest kid who watched the stars from my backyard, this was a jaw-dropping stunt.

Streaming Is the New Black: Brightcove at Advertising Week NYC

Streaming Is the New Black: Brightcove at Advertising Week NYC

"I know you’re all feeling the darkness here today. But there’s no reason to give in. No matter what you’ve heard, this process will not take years. In my heart I know we cannot be defeated because there is an answer that will open the door. There is a way around this system.

The Themes of CES 2016

The Themes of CES 2016

Steve Jobs was a master of "one more thing" at WWDC. For his fourth gig as emcee at the Golden Globes, Ricky Gervais continued pulling no (verbal) punches as we all anticipated.

What to Expect from Apple

What to Expect from Apple

Predictions are a tricky thing. Some are straightforward – American Pharoah's historic win at the Belmont Stakes to become the 12th Triple Crown winner – and some, not so – American Pharoah's shocking defeat at Travers Stakes.