Brightcove Inc., the leading online video platform, today announced that SKY.it has selected the Brightcove platform for online video content management and publishing advertising-supported, customized video players across its online properties and throughout the Web. SKY.it, which is wholly owned by News Corporation, is Italy's most popular pay-TV company with nearly five million subscribers. With Brightcove, SKY.it will extend distribution of sports, news and lifestyle-related video programming to the Web, reaching a larger audience and expanding monetization opportunities through enhanced advertising opportunities.
OnForce, the trusted online services marketplace that matches solution providers with quality, local service technicians across the U.S. and Canada, today announced that Peter Cannone, Chief Executive Officer, was named one of the 100 Top Most Influential Executives in the Industry by Everything Channel's CRN. Cannone was included on the Most Innovative list for improving the revolutionary online marketplace which allows solution providers to provide superior onsite services for their end users.
Renewable oils developer Solazyme took the #1 spot in the 2009-10 "50 Hottest Companies in Bioenergy" rankings, published today in Biofuels Digest, the online daily bioenergy news service.
The list recognizes innovation and achievement in bioenergy development. The rankings were based 50 percent on votes from a 75-member panel of international selectors, and 50 percent on votes from subscribers of Biofuels Digest, the world's most widely read biofuels daily.
POET (#2), Amyris Biotechnologies (#3), BP Biofuels (#4), Sapphire Energy (#5) Coskata (#6), DuPont Danisco Cellulosic Ethanol (#7), LS9 (#8), Verenium (#9) and Mascoma (#10) round out the top 10.