blinkx Scares up Some Halloween Spirit With Spooky Videos on Everything From Terrifying Tricks to Crazy Costumes

By Blinkx, PRNE
Monday, October 18, 2010

Get ready for ghosts and goblins at

SAN FRANCISCO, October 19, 2010 - blinkx, the world's largest and most advanced video search engine, is
helping users celebrate Halloween with the most spooktacular videos on the
Web. With an index of over 35 million hours of online video to explore,
blinkx is the top destination for the creepiest costume ideas, tasty treat
recipes, mischievous tricks and bone-chilling monster movies.

Surely you have boarded your windows, sharpened your stakes and planned
your zombie escape route, but to prepare for everything else this All
Hallow's Eve, blinkx has captured some of the best videos haunting the Web.
Pranking a so-called friend, previewing the scariest cinematic fright-fests,
crafting the most gruesome Freddy Krueger glove and planning the perfect
Halloween party for your little ghouls are all frighteningly easy this year
with blinkx. Visit for the greatest
how-to and entertainment videos this Halloween.

blinkx's "Tricks" and "Treats" categories offer helpful and entertaining
guides for the candy lovers and playful pranksters in all of us. To dress for
the occasion, the "Costumes" category showcases useful videos to ensure you
choose a suitably gory or goofy get-up. Dressing like a killer creature not
your thing? Just watch them from under your trembling blanket in the
"Thrillers" category, where Movie Trailer Talk, The Cinema Source and Crave
Online provide previews for the freakiest films of this year and Halloweens

"Whether you're devising the most hilarious Halloween trick, deciding on
a traditional or outrageous costume, or making the sweetest holiday treats,
we think you'll learn a trick or treat from blinkx's collection of videos,"
said Suranga Chandratillake, founder and CEO, blinkx. "With premium video
from top partners, we're certain you'll find what you need to have a very
entertaining Halloween."

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

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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