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Vid-Biz: Cisco, Golden Globes, Ice Cube

Cisco Targets Hollywood; company’s new entertainment operating system helps companies build online communities, monitor how they act with media and provide recommendations. (The Wall Street Journal)

No Golden Globes for You!; with threats of picketers, NBC nixes the traditional ceremony in favor of a press conference. What will Access Hollywood spend its Sunday evening doing? (Broadcasting & Cable)

Ice Cube’s UVNTV Launches; U View Network Television offers a UGC channel as well as content from Snoop Dogg, fashion designer Christian Audigier and Ice Cube (but no Flash). (UVNTV)

Polaroid and Gemstar-TV Guide Partner Up; Polaroid’s Data Loader IPG to let people create their own user interface for customizable on-screen guides. (Multichannel News)

Verizon Gets into Sundance; short-form content from Sundance Channel now available on Verizon’s wireless VCast service. (release)

1-800-Flowers and YouTube Have a Proposal; two companies are hooking up for a “Will You Marry Me?” contest to find the best popped question. (The New York Times)