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blinkx Inc.
TypePublic
Traded asLSEBLNX
IndustryInternet services
FoundedSan Francisco, California, USA Cambridge, England, UK
(July, 2004)
HeadquartersSan Francisco, USA
Websiteblinkx.com
 
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blinkx Inc.
TypePublic
Traded asLSEBLNX
IndustryInternet services
FoundedSan Francisco, California, USA Cambridge, England, UK
(July, 2004)
HeadquartersSan Francisco, USA
Websiteblinkx.com

Blinkx (London AIM,[1] stylized as blinkx), is an Internet Media platform that connects online video viewers with publishers and distributors, using advertising to monetize those interactions. blinkx has an index of over 35 million hours of video and 800 media partnerships; 111 patents related to the site's search engine technology, which is known as CORE.[2]

Founded in 2004, blinkx went public on the London Stock Exchange (AIM) in May, 2007. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, CA and London, England.

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Through its flagship site, blinkx.com, blinkx pioneered video search on the Internet, developing an engine based on technology that was conceived at Cambridge University, enhanced by $150M in R&D over 15 years, and is now protected by 111 patents. Today, blinkx is a broad digital media technology, distribution and monetization platform that connects consumers, advertisers and content across four screens. Through its partnerships with hundreds of media companies, including NBC, Conde Nast, Reuters and Bloomberg, blinkx has indexed and search enabled millions of hours of video content. blinkx powers video search, discovery or monetization on thousands of online properties including Lycos, Discovery Networks, Hallmark and Fox Sports. blinkx continues to pioneer innovative approaches to digital video distribution, expanding into mobile video and Connected TV through partnerships with Samsung, Sony, Roku and other industry leaders.[3]

History[edit]

Executives[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ BLNX.L London AIM
  2. ^ "About". Blinkx. Retrieved February 13, 2013. 
  3. ^ "About". Blinkx. Retrieved October 8, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Blinkx' original web page". May 14, 2005. Archived from the original on May 14, 2005. Retrieved July 12, 2007. 
  5. ^ "blinkx Unveils Search Engine for TV". Lost Remote. December 16, 2004. Retrieved September 5, 2008. 
  6. ^ "Blinkx Gives Users Their RSS TV". PC World. July 19, 2005. Retrieved September 5, 2008. 
  7. ^ "Blinkx to lead in video search engine". PhysOrg. July 6, 2006. Retrieved September 5, 2008. 
  8. ^ "Microsoft Signs blinkx to Video Search". Jupiter Online Media. October 9, 2006. Retrieved July 8, 2007. 
  9. ^ "Coveted Award Recognizes Innovation and Significance of New 'blinkx it'". Internet Archive. February 8, 2007. Retrieved May 6, 2011. 
  10. ^ "blinkx launches contextual online video search ad platform". Search Engine Watch. June 25, 2007. Retrieved September 5, 2008. 
  11. ^ "Tune in With blinkx beat: blinkx Brings Personalized Video Bulletins Straight to the Desktop". Reuters. March 19, 2008. Retrieved September 5, 2008. 
  12. ^ "Blinkx BBTV brings Web interactivity to TV, film". CNET. April 1, 2008. Retrieved September 5, 2008. 
  13. ^ "blinkx Advanced Media Platform Unlocks the Potential of Video Assets for Publishers, Content Owners and Producers". Internet Archive. May 6, 2008. Retrieved May 6, 2011. 
  14. ^ "Blinkx Launches TV Search Service". Wired. August 13, 2008. Retrieved September 5, 2008. 
  15. ^ "Blinkx Debuts 'Un-Roll' Streaming Video Ad Unit". MediaPost. December 29, 2008. Retrieved May 6, 2011. 
  16. ^ "Zango goes titsup". The Register. Retrieved February 13, 2013. 
  17. ^ "NIELSEN ANNOUNCES JULY U.S. ONLINE VIDEO USAGE DATA". Bloomberg. Retrieved May 6, 2011. 
  18. ^ Holton, Kate (April 27, 2010). "Video search Blinkx launches ad service based on viewers' habits". Reuters. Retrieved May 6, 2011. 
  19. ^ "Blinkx video search goes mobile". Metro. May 18, 2010. Retrieved May 6, 2011. 
  20. ^ "Video search engine blinkx unveils mobile API". IntoMobile. July 24, 2010. Retrieved May 6, 2011. 
  21. ^ blinkx Beat for Google TV
  22. ^ "Cheep Combines Product Comparisons With Social Shopping". TechCrunch. October 26, 2010. Retrieved May 6, 2011. 
  23. ^ "Now Showing At Video Search Engine Blinkx: Profits". TechCrunch. November 9, 2010. Retrieved May 6, 2011. 
  24. ^ "Blinkx enters connected TV ecosystem". Broadband TV News. February 2, 2011. Retrieved May 6, 2011. 
  25. ^ "woomi Incorporates blinkx Video Content in OTT Offering". Internet Archive. February 15, 2011. Retrieved May 6, 2011. 
  26. ^ "Blinkx Adds Search App to Boxee". Streaming Media Magazine. February 18, 2011. Retrieved May 6, 2011. 
  27. ^ "Blinkx buys Burst for $30 million to boost online TV". Reuters. April 8, 2011. Retrieved May 6, 2011. 
  28. ^ "blinkx Provides Content to Roku With New App". tmcnet.com. May 30, 2011. Retrieved June 7, 2011. 
  29. ^ "blinkx Appoints Frank Pao Executive Vice President of Business Affairs and General Counsel". PR Newswire. October 5, 2011. 
  30. ^ "blinkx Announces Partnership With Orb Networks to Bring 35 Million Hours of TV, Video and Audio to Orb TV and Orb BR Users". Betanews.com. November 1, 2011. 
  31. ^ "Blinkx Buys PVMG For Engine And Agency". MediaPost. November 9, 2011. 
  32. ^ "blinkx Receives U.S. Patent Grant for Moving Thumbnails Technology". PR Newswire. January 26, 2012. 
  33. ^ "Forty Under 40: Suranga Chandratillake". San Francisco Business Times. February 24, 2012. 
  34. ^ "Blinkx reaches 100 million users milestone". M&M Global. March 27, 2012. 
  35. ^ "Blinkx founder becomes chief strategy officer". Broadband TV News. July 20, 2012. 
  36. ^ "blinkx Founder Elected Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering". Reuters. July 25, 2012. 
  37. ^ "BLINKX OPENS UP BETA OF NEXT-GEN VIDEO SEARCH AND DISCOVERY SITE". ConnectedWorld.tv. September 18, 2012. 
  38. ^ "Blinkx names Dan Slivjanovski senior VP marketing". Telecompaper. October 24, 2012. 
  39. ^ "blinkx's Next Generation Video Search And Discovery Site Goes Global With Full Availability". PR Newswire. January 22, 2013. 
  40. ^ http://www.blinkx.com/corporate/about/executive-team

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