Hulu: No. 2 on Videos Served Behind YouTube
Hulu’s monthly unique visitors totaled 24.1 million Feb, 2013, who watched 709.9 million total videos, according to comScore. Meanwhile, Hulu served 1.44 billion ads in February 2013, representing 583 million minutes.
Google’s YouTube kept the No. 1 spot with a bullet in terms of reach and overall views, with 150.7 million unique visitors and 11.3 billion video clips served. And while Google delivered more ads -- 2.22 billion -- they amounted to 182 million minutes, less than one-third of Hulu’s total.
Hulu 2012: approximately $700 million revenue and more than 3 million paying customers for the $7.99-per-month Hulu Plus service, according to Kilar.
in February 2013, 178.0 million Internet users watched 33.0 billion videos, with 9.87 billion ads served (representing 3.77 billion minutes), according to comScore.
After Google and YouTube, the top 10 online video sites in terms of unique monthly viewers for February were: Facebook (61.2 million), Vevo (49.5 million), NDN (46.3 million), Yahoo! (43.6 million), Viacom (39.1 million), Microsoft (36.7 million), AOL (35.3 million), Turner (30.2 million) and Amazon.com (28.7 million).
Time Warner Ends Talks With Meredith and Will Spin Off Time Inc. Into Separate Company
Time Inc., suffering from industrywide declines, has consistently lagged in Time Warner’s quarterly earnings. In the three months that ended Dec. 31, revenue at Time Inc. fell 7 percent to $967 million. In the same period, revenue at the company’s cable television channels, including TNT, TBS and HBO, grew 5 percent to $3.67 billion.
Report Says Stanford Is First University to Raise $1 Billion in a Single Year
After Stanford, $1 billion, the fund-raising sums drop: Harvard raised $650 million; Yale, $544 million; the University of Southern California, $492 million; and Columbia, $490 million.
New Jersey Allows Online Betting Tied to Its Casinos
New Jersey the third state in the nation to legalize Internet gambling which has the first casino began operating in Atlantic City in 1978. Delaware and Nevada have passed laws legalizing Internet betting, which also occurs offshore, untaxed and unregulated.