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Vid-Biz: Broadcom, Nielsen, JibJab

New Chip Promises Low-Cost Satellite Set-Top Boxes; the new single-chip Broadcom BCM7325, made using the 65-nanometer process, helps reduce the number of components needed for set-top boxes. (release)

Nielsen Gets Into Anti-Piracy; ratings company rolling out a new online video policing service which it hopes to sell to media companies and online video sites. (The Wall Street Journal).

JibJab Makes You a Commercial Star; new promo with Diet Pepsi Max inserts your mug into the advertisement. Check out this one, with our own Liz Gannes and Om Malik:

Non-Crappy Starring
You! eCards
on JibJab

Ask a Gay Man Gets Nod from Bravo TV; network is piloting Hey Bitches reality show about YouTube star William Sledd. (Variety)

HD vs. Blu-Ray Stalemate to Continue; competing high-definition format wars to continue, will be evenly split by 2012, according to Screen Digest. (Video Business)