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Vid-Biz: Babelgum, PeerApp, Kaleidascape

Babelgum Partners with Cachelogic; Internet TV network to use Cachelogic’s Velocix network to power content streaming. (release)

PeerApp to Support HTTP Video Streaming; new software supports the HTTP video-streaming protocol and caches traffic without requiring ISPs to install proxy servers or change definitions or configurations. (emailed release)

Kaleidescape Catching on With Hollywood Creatives; high-end system digitizes movie collections to a server for access in any room. (Variety)

H-P Bundling TV Tuners Spurs Growth; PCTV tuner card shipments more than doubled, to 5.2 million in 2007 from 2.5 million units in 2006, but only for desktops, as regulatory hurdles hamper laptop adoption. (Broadcasting & Cable)

Clipstar Launches Global Talent Contest; users upload clips of themselves singing, dancing, acting, etc. to vie for $1 million dollar prize. (Guardian)

BestBuy Launches Video Sharing Site; retail store partners with Mydeo for subscription service that allows users to upload clips and determine who sees them while in an ad-free environment. (release)