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blinkx Kick-starts the Holiday Season With Festive Videos on Everything From Perfect Pumpkin Pies to Gift-giving Guides

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF. – November 18, 2009 – blinkx, the world’s largest and most advanced video search engine, is kicking off the holiday season this year with thousands of festive videos.  With an index of over 35 million hours of online video to explore, blinkx is a one-stop shop for the hottest gift ideas, recipe recommendations, decoration how-to’s, and holiday films. 

To help you gear up for the holidays, blinkx has researched and compiled some of the season’s best holiday-themed videos.  Trimming the perfect tree, researching the latest must-have gadgets, making a flawless batch of eggnog, and discovering the finest holiday tunes are a snap this year with blinkx.  Click here or visit www.blinkx.com/topics/holidays for the greatest how-to videos, and visit blinkx Music (www.music.blinkx.com) to start compiling this year’s holiday soundtrack.

“With the festive season fast approaching, we’ve collected the best recipes, great gift ideas and helpful how-to videos to get you in the holiday spirit,” said Suranga Chandratillake, founder and CEO, blinkx. “Whatever you’re planning, baking or buying, check in with blinkx – we’ve pulled together some of the most useful and entertaining videos to make the holidays happier – and less stressful – for all!”

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 650 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 www.blinkx.com.

Press Contacts for blinkx:

Tim Turpin
Sparkpr
+1 (415) 321 1894
tim.turpin@sparkpr.com

Nicole Love
Marlin PR
+44 207 869 8328
Nicole.love@marlinpr.com

NOMAD for blinkx
Charles Lytle
Citi