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MSNBC.com Buys BreakingNews.com Domain

New York - MSNBC.com, the network and website joint venture between Microsoft and NBC, has purchased the domain BreakingNews.com, PaidContent reported. Last year, the company took over...

Next3D to Debut Broadband 3D HD Video Service

Atlanta - Next3D, a developer of stereoscopic 3D technology, announced on Tuesday that it will introduce a broadband-delivered 3D, HD home video service in the first quarter...

Brightcove Names Mendels as President, COO

Cambridge, Mass. - Brightcove, a provider of Internet video delivery services, announced on Tuesday that it has named David Mendels as its new president and COO. Mendels...

Best Buy Backs Wireless Chipmaker SiBeam

Sunnyvale, Calif. - SiBeam, a maker of high-speed wireless communication platforms, said on Tuesday that it has landed an unspecified equity investment from consumer electronics retailer Best...

Discovery/Sony, ESPN Plan 3D Television Channels

Las Vegas - Broadcaster Discovery Communications (NASD:  DISCA) announced on Tuesday that it has partnered with Sony (NYSE:  SNE) and IMAX (NASD:  IMAX) on a joint...

Providence Backs Baidu's Hulu-like Video Portal Venture

Shanghai - Baidu (NASD:  BIDU), the top search engine in China, has partnered with Hulu investor Providence Equity Partners to create a similar video portal...

Hulu User Base Grows 95% in '09; Streams Up 307%

New York - Hulu, the video portal joint venture between News Corp. (NYSE: NWS), NBC Universal (NYSE: GE) and Disney (NYSE: DIS), said that its monthly users grew by...

Warner Music Brining Artist-focused Channels to Hulu

New York - Major record label Warner Music Group (NYSE: WMG) has signed a deal to feature its artists' content on Hulu, the video portal joint venture...

Video Encoding Firm Envivio Raises $1 Million

San Francisco - Envivio, a provider of video delivery technology, has raised $1 million in new funding, PaidContent reported, citing a regulatory filing. Founded in 2000, San Francisco-based...