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Gleb Brichko April 14th, 2014

By Gleb Brichko

Security Update: The Heartbleed Bug

All released QwOS versions are using an OpenSSL version that does not include this bug. Our upcoming release includes the latest fix published by OpenSSL, which means it is also immune to this bug.

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Yuval Shukroon April 7th, 2014

By Yuval Shukroon

Wrestlemania XXX Undertakes* OTT Video Charts by Storm

Yesterday (April 6th) was a milestone in the network’s brief history with the first ever Wrestlemania event live online streaming.

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Mark Fisher April 4th, 2014

By Mark Fisher

Amazon Rising – Amazon’s Streaming Video Surpasses Hulu and Apple

Fair warning to Network Operators – if Amazon is saying it is serious about streaming, get ready for the rivers to run fast and deep.

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Mark Fisher March 6th, 2014

By Mark Fisher

Comcast Netflix Agreement – What This Means for the Online Video Ecosystem

There has been considerable media attention given to the recent announcement of a commercial agreement between Comcast and Netflix to address Netflix OTT video traffic on Comcast’s network. We think a succinct assessment of the deal and implications are in order in light of the considerable coverage this announcement received.

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Mark Fisher January 30th, 2014

By Mark Fisher

Live – The World is Watching

It’s part of the human experience. We all want to see events happen in real-time. We want to be a witness so we can say to each other “Did you see Messi’s goal last night?” If we can’t be there in person, on a seat in the stadium watching our team or listening to our band then we reflexively grab the remote and tune in.

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Gleb Brichko October 14th, 2013

By Gleb Brichko

Anatomy of a Viral Video

In today’s hyper-connected world, popular digital content transcends the cultural and language differences of the world’s netizens, sweeping across the globe in a matter of days – sometimes hours.

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Mark Fisher September 25th, 2013

By Mark Fisher

The iOS 7 Update – Just One More Apocalypse to Capture Our Imagination

At Qwilt, and with every operator where we are deployed, iOS 7 was just another chance to do what we do every day – cache and deliver content locally, saving operators a lot of money while improving the quality of experience for users.

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Mark Fisher August 6th, 2013

By Mark Fisher

Qwilt’s Video Fabric

The new normal greeted me last Saturday evening in a friend’s home. Four teenagers sitting on a couch watching two TV shows with 5 screens (3 IPhones, 1 Android and 1 iPad). The massive flat screen TV was dark.

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Alon Maor July 30th, 2013

By Alon Maor

Building Qwilt Into a Great Company

Today, we are announcing our Series-C financing. Meaningful milestones and announcements provide a great opportunity to stop for a moment and reflect – The completion of this latest round of financing is both a testimony to our remarkable growth trajectory and a milestone in Qwilt’s amazing journey over the last 3 years. As a team, we are relentless, determined and optimistic. Our passion and success so far in this journey speak volumes about our character and outlook for the future.

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Yuval Shukroon June 25th, 2013

By Yuval Shukroon

Get Ready – There’s Video on Instagram

Instagram, the world’s most popular photo sharing app (and Facebook’s recent acquisition), launched a new feature that now allows users to share video clips of up to 15 seconds. While this move comes as an expected attempt to compete with the growing popularity of Vine, its impact on online video bandwidth is a testimony to the impressive edge Instagram has on all of its competitors.

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