Blinkx will miss video ad sales predictions

As the online video opportunity booms, video index and advertising firm Blinkx is growing fast – but not quite as fast as had been expected, as revenue for the last 12 months fell slightly behind analysts’ expectations..

Blinkx Buys Burst Media for $30M

Online video search and ads company Blinkx announced Friday that it has acquired ad network Burst Media in a deal worth $30 million in cash and stock. The acquisition will nearly double Blinkx’s revenues by driving higher-CPM video advertising through Burst Media’s network of publisher sites.

Blinkx Makes Another Bid for MIVA

If at first you don’t succeed… After a failed first attempt, video search company Blinkx announced today that is once again making an offer to buy pay-per-click ad company MIVA (S MIVA).

Invision.TV Launches Web Program Guide

With nearly half-a-dozen competitors, the company has a tough climb. McLean, Va.-based Invision is led by former cable industry execs, and built its own crawler, personalization, and social tools. It has 10 employees, and is self-funded.