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Qik Submits Its Own iPhone Application for Live Broadcasting; with live broadcasting available through a new app from Ustream (details here), Qik has submitted an app with similar functionality for review. (Qik blog) Entertainment Execs Bullish on 3-D in the Home; the growth of 3-D in […]

Qik Submits Its Own iPhone Application for Live Broadcasting; with live broadcasting available through a new app from Ustream (details here), Qik has submitted an app with similar functionality for review. (Qik blog)

Entertainment Execs Bullish on 3-D in the Home; the growth of 3-D in the home is expected to complement a similar push in theaters, as most megabudget films will soon be made in 3-D. (Variety)

MSN, NBC, Hearst Partner For Local News Video; the new deals will increase the presence of television news on local MSN subsites. (Seattle Post-Intelligencer)

Blu-ray Sales Strong Over Thanksgiving Weekend; unit sales of Blu-ray players were up 53 percent over the previous year, with computers up 63 percent and flat-panel TV sales up 15 percent. (Video Business)

Fred Davis to Join Quincy Smith at Advisory Firm; the well-known entertainment lawyer is expected to join the CBS Interactive chief at his new banking and advisory firm when it opens in January. (AllThingsD)

NBCU Taps Adgregate Markets for mCommerce Campaign; Universal Studios Home Entertainment will use Adgregate’s mobile ShopAds technology to enable mobile ads and sales of Inglourious Basterds on Blu-ray and DVD. (emailed release)

HBO Launches Ad Campaign to Promote Its Blu-ray Catalog; the campaign will run through Christmas on male-centric shows and networks, including NFL games and on channels like ESPN, Spike, G4 and FX. (Video Business)

HD Cloud Launches Freemium Cloud Encoding Service; the company will offer discounts for high-volume customers and will also offer free transcoding for customers that use less than 2 GB per month. (emailed release)

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