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YouTube Charging for “Promoted” Video Placements? Advertising sources say “promoted” video slots are regularly negotiated into ad deals on the site. (Silicon Alley Insider) Brightcove Partners with Five and OMS; video platform does separate deals with the UK terrestrial broadcaster to incorporate ad-supported video, and creates […]

YouTube Charging for “Promoted” Video Placements? Advertising sources say “promoted” video slots are regularly negotiated into ad deals on the site. (Silicon Alley Insider)

Brightcove Partners with Five and OMS; video platform does separate deals with the UK terrestrial broadcaster to incorporate ad-supported video, and creates online video network for regional German newspapers. (release)

Live Birth Streamed Online; Stephen Heywood broadcasts his daughter Samantha being born over Ustream.tv. Ick. (Valleywag)

TasteofHome.com Creates Video Channel; Reader’s Digest recipe pub rolls out new channel mixing original, professional and user-generated content. (MediaWeek)

DirecTV Getting a New HD TiVo; satellite company and DVR maker are hooking up for a new HD DVR in 2009. (Zatz Not Funny)

Edgeware Announces Reflex 2x; company says the solid-state server technology can reduce the cost of delivering web TV and video services. (release)

DVR Owners *REALLY* Like Their Device; according to NDS, 70 percent say they can’t live without it, and having a DVR makes for a happier home life. (release)

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