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Disney-ABC TV Laying Off Hundreds; cuts coming from all divisions across the company and represent 5 percent of the company’s payroll. (The Hollywood Reporter) Google TV Ads Offer DVR Data; service gives its advertisers metrics on when and how their ad is viewed during time-shifted playback. […]

Disney-ABC TV Laying Off Hundreds; cuts coming from all divisions across the company and represent 5 percent of the company’s payroll. (The Hollywood Reporter)

Google TV Ads Offer DVR Data; service gives its advertisers metrics on when and how their ad is viewed during time-shifted playback. (Google Let’s Take it Offline Blog)

Yahoo Buzz Heading to OldTeeVee; half hour newsmagazine will be based off popular news stories voted on by Yahoo users. (The New York Times)

Google Creates Measurement Labs; server platform and tools will measure broadband speeds and determine whether ISP is blocking BitTorrent traffic. (GigaOM)

DTV Coupon Wait List Passes 3 Million; amidst proposals for a delay, 3.27 million people are on the wait list to get the converter box coupon. (Broadcasting & Cable)

Honeyshed Picks Ooyala; shopping channel selects the white label provider to power its video. (emailed release)

TiVo CEO Urges TV Execs to Deal with Ad-Skipping; tells the crowd at NATPE “It’s not enough to acknowledge that you know this is coming and are in some way involved. You have to commit to urgent action right now.” And of course his company will sell you the services to help. (TV Decoder)

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