Blinkx in Epic sport video deal

Online video search engine Blinkx has partnered with EpicTV.com, an online sports outlet, to show first person video clips of extreme sports athletes to Blinkx users. London-listed Blinkx saw its share price jump 5.39 per cent on news of the partnership, its shares closed at 156.5p yesterday. “Sports clips are consistently one of the most popular types of short form video content online,” said Blinkx marketing chief Dan Slivjanovski.