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Los Angeles Fast 500 Winners Announced
OCTOBER 19, 2011
The Los Angeles winners of the Deloitte Fast 500 ranking of fastest growing companies was announced last night at an event at Santa Monica's Shutters on the Beach, with 26 companies recognized in the overall 2011 Technology Fast 500, and three "Technology Rising Stars" recognized in the Los Angeles area.
Hulu Buys The Video Genome Project
NOVEMBER 15, 2016
Los Angeles-based streaming television provider Hulu has acquired the assets of The Video Genome Project (aka Structured Data Intelligence), a developer of software and data being used to personalize content recommendations for video. Hulu said it will incorporate The Video Genome Project into its recommendation systems.
Hulu Confirms Plans For Live TV Streaming Service
MAY 4, 2016
Los Angeles-based Hulu confirmed today at its Upfront event in New York that it indeed is planning to roll out a live, TV streaming service next year. Hulu's Upfront offers up a look into Hulu's shows and business to major advertisers. live hulu television streaming cable service content hollywood
Indeed Prime On Why Los Angeles Is A Hot Technology Jobs Market
SEPTEMBER 15, 2016
Most of the insiders and hiring executives in Los Angeles know how hard it is to find technical talent in Los Angeles�but not all realize it's not because of lack of talent, but because of very high demand. Why did you pick Los Angeles for the new job service? because it's been such a hot job market. Thanks!
Why We Need to Elect @EricGarcetti on Tues as Next Mayor of Los Angeles
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MAY 19, 2013
On Tuesday Los Angeles will elect a new mayor. Can’t get much better in a city like Los Angeles, hey? link].
Pluto.TV Inks Deals For Content From Hulu, Jukin, Others
JULY 2, 2015
Los Angeles-based streaming media site Pluto TV has inked a deal to stream free content from Hulu, Jukin Media, and a number of others , to bolster the content lineup for the service. Venture Partners, United Talent Agency, Sky plc, Chicago Ventures, Great Oaks Venture Capital, Luminari Capital, as well as angels. Pluto.tv
Hulu Inks Deal For Empire
MARCH 23, 2015
Los Angeles-based streaming television site Hulu said last week that it has gained the exclusive streaming video-on-demand rights to the show Empire , in a deal with Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution. Hulu said it will be airing current and future episodes of the drama series. READ MORE>>.
Hulu's April Fool Joke: 1996 Web Design
APRIL 1, 2011
Hulu's gag website was one of a number of April Fool's efforts by technology firms Friday. READ MORE>>.
Hulu Plus Hits PlayStation 4
NOVEMBER 12, 2013
Los Angeles-based television streaming site Hulu announced today that its premium service, Hulu Plus, will be available on the upcoming Sony PlayStation 4, starting on Friday. huluplus streaming hollywood content console videogame playstation playstation4 hulu READ MORE>>.
Hulu Ties Into TED
FEBRUARY 28, 2011
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Hulu Updates Roku Software
APRIL 1, 2011
Los Angeles-based Hulu said last night that it has updated its Hulu Plus on the Roku software. READ MORE>>.
Hulu Extends Android Rollout
SEPTEMBER 21, 2011
Los Angeles-based streaming media site Hulu said last night that it has extended its Hulu Plus Android app to run on nine more devices. The Hulu Plus app is free, but it requires a $7.99 a month subscription to Hulu's premium streaming services. READ MORE>>.
Hulu Posts Every Episode Of Star Trek, For Free
MARCH 22, 2013
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Hulu Plus Expands Device Support
MARCH 23, 2012
Los Angeles-based Hulu is continuing to build out its list of supported devices for its subscription, Hulu Plus service, the firm said late Thursday. According to Hulu, its service is now available on Toshiba 2012 Blu-ray players, Sharp 2012 TVs and Best Buy's Dynex Blu-ray players. READ MORE>>.
Hulu Ends Free Streaming Service
AUGUST 8, 2016
Not--it's not a mistake, that "Start Your Free Trial" button on the home page of Los Angeles-based television streaming service Hulu marks the end of Hulu's free streaming , as the company moves 100 percent into the world of subscription video. hulu streaming television paid subscription content hollywood
Hulu Plus Hits Android
JUNE 23, 2011
Los Angeles-based Hulu , the web video site, said Thursday that it has rolled out its Hulu Plus application on Android. Hulu said the Hulu Plus application will run on six phones, including the Nexus One, Nexus S, HTC Inspire 4G, Motorola Droid II, Motorola Droid X, and the Motorola Atrix. READ MORE>>.
Hulu Swizzles Android UI
MARCH 29, 2012
Hulu said that the new app includes a new design featuring horizontal "trays" to swipe through to browse through TVs and movies. READ MORE>>.
Hulu Names New CTO
FEBRUARY 19, 2014
Los Angeles-based streaming television provider Hulu said Tuesday that it has named Tian Lim as its new Chief Technology Officer. Hulu said that Lim replaces Brad Suter, who had been overseeing the company''s technology team on an interim basis. hulu executive sony xbox READ MORE>>.
Hulu Redesigns Apple TV UI
MARCH 19, 2013
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Hulu Rolls Out Documentary Series
AUGUST 3, 2011
The series will air as six, half hour episodes on Hulu. Hulu said this is the first, long form effort funded by the online video site.
Hulu Signs Global Distribution Deal
MARCH 12, 2012
Los Angeles-based Hulu has inked a deal to distribute its original content to the international market, the firm said Monday, in a deal with FremantleMedia Enterprises. The two said the first title to hit the international markets will be A Day in the Life, the Morgan Spurlock series which has been running on Hulu and Hulu Plus.
Hulu Launches 2013 AdZone For Super Bowl Ads
JANUARY 17, 2013
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Hulu Plus Hits Windows Phone 8
MAY 6, 2013
Hulu the online television streaming site based in Los Angeles, has added support for Windows Phone 8, the company announced Monday.
Hulu Connects With Facebook
SEPTEMBER 23, 2011
Los Angeles-based video streaming site Hulu was one of the many firms announcing new Facebook application yesterday at Facebook's F8 conference. According to Hulu, its new Hulu on Facebook app integrates Hulu with Faceboook, to make watching TV and movies on the site even more social. READ MORE>>.
Hulu Tops 2M Subscribers, Plans New Ad Structure
APRIL 17, 2012
Los Angeles-based video streaming site Hulu reports this morning that it has now surpassed 2 million paid subscribers to its Hulu Plus service, as of Q1 this year. Hulu said there will be no charge for the change, where advertisers will not be charged unless their advertisements have been streamed through completion.
Jim Henson's Fraggle Rock Debuts On Hulu
AUGUST 22, 2013
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Hulu Plus Gets South Park
JUNE 15, 2011
South Park , the animated TV series created by Trek Parker and Matt Stone, has inked a deal with Los Angeles-based streaming video site Hulu , to feature nearly every episode of South Park on Hulu Plus. The episodes will be available on all of the devices supported by the premium, Hulu Plus service. READ MORE>>.
Hulu Plans Super Bowl Push
JANUARY 31, 2012
Los Angeles-based Hulu said Tuesday that it is planning a big push of its Hulu Plus subscription service, with a Super Bowl XLVI advertising campaign.
Hulu Launches Spanish Language Programming
DECEMBER 13, 2011
Los Angeles-based Hulu reported this morning that it has launched its Spanish language programming service, "Hulu Latino", offering up Spanish language programs from Univision, Azteca America, Butaca, Caracol Televisin, Comarex, Estrella TV, Imagina US, Laguna Productions, Maya Entertainment, RCTV, Todobebe Inc, and Venevision.
Google Reportedly In Talks To Buy Hulu
JULY 1, 2011
A report Friday from the Los Angeles Times says that Google is in preliminary talks to buy Los Angeles-based Hulu. According to the LA Times--citing "people familiar with the situtation"--Hulu has also been shopped to Microsoft Corp. hulu google merger acquisition exit video content network
Hulu Applies Face Matching To Shows
DECEMBER 8, 2011
Los Angeles-based Hulu has just rolled out a unique feature to the video streaming service today, saying that it is applying facial recognition techniques which will allow its viewers to identify actors in videos, by hovering over their face. hulu face matching facial recognition software labs entertainment content
Hulu To Tap Forssell As Acting CEO
MARCH 14, 2013
Los Angeles-based Hulu reported Thursday afternoon that it will appoint Andy Forssell as acting CEO of the company, when current CEO Jason Kilar leaves at the end of the month. movies streaming hollywood media content executive huluREAD MORE>>.
Chill Links Into Hulu
NOVEMBER 16, 2011
Los Angeles-based Chill , the social chat startup headed by Brian Norgard and Dan Gould, said today that it has launched a major integration of its site with Hulu. chill hulu video streaming chat socialThe site already allows users to interact while viewing content from VEVO, YouTube, Vimeo, and other services.
Hulu Aims At Under $40 For Upcoming Live TV Service
JANUARY 5, 2017
Los Angeles-based Hulu is planning on charging less than $40 a month for its upcoming, live television service, according to the company on a conference call on Tuesday. The new Hulu service will give users live access to live television, and will go up against AT&T's DirecTV Now. READ MORE>>.
Hulu Approaching 1M Hulu Plus Subscribers
JULY 6, 2011
Los Angeles-based Hulu , the online video streaming site headed by Jason Kilar, released some detailed subscriber numbers Wednesday, as the firm continued to be. According to the firm, it is approaching 1 million paying subscribers to its Hulu Plus service, expecting that it will cross the 1M number before the end of the summer.
Report: Hulu Near Network Deal
MAY 13, 2011
A report today says that Los Angeles-based Hulu is close to inking a new deal with its network owners. READ MORE>>.
Hulu Debuts Miramax Films On Hulu Plus
JUNE 1, 2011
Los Angeles-based video streaming site Hulu said this morning that it has debuted 27 titles from Miramax on its Hulu Plus service, after inking a deal to include "hundreds" of Miramax films through the site's premium services. According to Hulu, the titles include such titles as Pulp fiction. READ MORE>>.
Hulu Launches Personalized Ad Feature
OCTOBER 3, 2011
Los Angeles-based Hulu said Monday that it has rolled out a new feature which will let users pick their own commercials mid-stream, flipping any commercial to another advertising choice on its site. hulu personal swap internet advertising video streamingREAD MORE>>.
Hulu Plus Hits Panasonic TVs
AUGUST 8, 2011
Los Angeles-based Hulu said Monday that its Hulu Plus service has launched on Panasonic TVs and Blu-ray Players. The company said its Hulu Plus service will be available to any of its subscribers, who pay $7.99 a month for access to the service. hulu plus panasonic hdtv streaming video content television blueray