Vid-Biz: Next2Friends, DVR Data, Grammys

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Next2Friends Launches Rich Media Mobile Applications; new service offers live-streaming (like Qik), and video messaging (like Seesmic), among other features. (TechCrunch)

DVRs Deliver Mountain of New Data; new research may shift ad-targeting emphasis from pure demographics to audience-viewing patterns. (The Wall Street Journal)

YouTube Partners With the Grammys; viewers can submit videos for a chance to play with the Foo Fighters. (MediaPost)

DVD Sales Decline; sales of TV and movies on the shiny discs dropped 4.5 percent to 1.092 billion units in 2007 from 1.44 billion units in 2006, the first big year-over-year decline for the format. (Reuters)

Cisco to Ditch the Scientific Atlanta Moniker; set-top boxes now to be labeled with the Cisco name. (Multichannel News)

Samsung Hooks Up With Vongo; users of the Samsung P2 portable media device will be able to download Vongo video content. (emailed release)

Access Hollywood Site to Add More Video; move an attempt to keep it competitive in the competitive world of entertainment news. (TVWeek)

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