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Vid-Biz: Hulu, Vongo, Cable Biz

Hulu in Deep Doo-Doo? Skeptics come out of the woodwork to criticize the NBCU/FOX online video venture, Hulu, calling it too late and too limited, and the history between the companies themselves, too competitive. (Investor’s Business Daily)

Starz Unveils Vongo 2.0; new version of the online video subscription service works with portable media devices and is compatible with extender devices to reach your TV screen. (Broadcasting & Cable)

Cable Biz to hit $121 Billion by 2017; SNL Kagan research says average customer will pay $143 a month by then, growth will come by selling more services. (release)

Viacom Q3 Revenue Rises; revenues jumped 21 percent to $7.8 billion, video revenue increased six percent to $4.4 billion as more people buy into VOD, DVRs and HD. (PaidContent)

Podtech’s Toe Tag Hung Too Soon? Post by “Fake Steve Jobs” regarding the company’s demise draws more attention than one would expect from a parody blog. (Fake Steve Jobs (a.k.a. Forbes Sr. Editor Dan Lyons))

TubeMogul Reveals Formula for Online Vid Success; video deployment and analytics company says it’s a combination of content, metadata, thumbnail and promotion. (TubeMogul)