blinkx Partners With to Give Users Access to Today's Greatest Minds and Most Interesting Ideas

By Blinkx, PRNE
Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Over 3,500 videos of the biggest live events, lectures and debates are now available on

SAN FRANCISCO, January 5, 2011 - blinkx, the world's largest and most advanced video search engine, today
announced a partnership with (, a leading Web site
for videos about the people, issues and ideas changing the world. Under the
terms of the agreement, more than 3,500 videos from will now be fully
searchable and viewable at Leveraging its unique AdHoc
platform, blinkx will also place contextually relevant advertising against
these videos and share resulting advertising revenue with is the Web's largest collection of unmediated video drawn from
top conferences, universities and public forums. Conversations with today's
luminaries-including best-selling author Malcolm Gladwell, former US
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, award-winning director James Cameron and
hip hop artist Jay-Z-covering topics ranging from the environment and
politics, to science, technology and culture are now available to blinkx
users everywhere.

"blinkx is at the epicenter of the explosion of online video, helping a
vast audience search, discover and share their favorite programs," said
Blaise Zerega, CEO of "We're excited to reach intelligent, engaged
users with our provocative, big idea videos."

" is an incredible source of high quality videos featuring leaders
and visionaries from a wide range of disciplines," said Suranga
Chandratillake, founder and CEO, blinkx. "We're thrilled to provide our users
with direct access to's impressive library of enlightening
discussions with some of today's greatest minds."

As the pioneer in video search technology, blinkx has built a reputation
as the smartest way to find rich media on the Web. The company has made more
than 720 partners and indexed over 35 million hours of video and audio
content to date.

About blinkx

blinkx plc (LSE AIM: BLNX) is the world's largest and most advanced video
search engine. Today, blinkx has indexed more than 35 million hours of audio,
video, viral and TV content, and made it fully searchable and available on
demand. blinkx's founders set out to solve a significant challenge - as TV
and user-generated content on the Web explode, keyword-based search
technologies only scratch the surface. blinkx's patented search technologies
listen to - and even see - the Web, helping users enjoy a breadth and
accuracy of search results not available elsewhere. In addition, blinkx
powers the video search for many of the world's most frequented sites. blinkx
is based in San Francisco and London. More information is available at

About is the leading site for intelligent video programs on the people,
issues, and ideas changing the planet. presents the web's largest
collection of videos drawn from live events, lectures, interviews, and
debates going on all the time at top universities, public forums, think tanks
and conferences. As a pioneer in free, and fee-based video viewing of the
world's most interesting political, social, and cultural issues, is
the leading platform for hundreds of organizations from the Aspen Institute
to Wired, to reach passionate and engaged audiences. has been named a
Top 50 Web Site by TIME, and a Top Education Site by The Telegraph.
is funded by a select group of investors led by William R. Hearst III and is
based in San Francisco. can be found at

Tim Turpin of Sparkpr, +1-415-321-1894, tim.turpin at; or Nicole Love of Marlin PR, +44-207-869-8328, at; or NOMAD and Broker, Charles Lytle or Christopher Wren, both of Citigroup Global Markets Ltd, +44-207-986-4000, all for blinkx

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