Google Acquires Online Video Platform Episodic
Google is definitely on a buying spree this year. The company’s latest acquisition is Episodic, an online video platform that Google will probably integrate into YouTube is some form. Neither Episodic nor Google shared any financial details about this acquisition. Episodic plans to keep its current service up and running for the time being.
This is Google’s second video-related acquisition this year. In February, Google also finalized the acquisition of video compressions specialists On2 which was first announced in August 2009. Last year, a number of rumors about Google buying video provider Brightcove surfaced, but those rumors never turned into reality.
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