Vid-Biz: SnapTell, GoldSpot, SpotRunner

SnapTell Launches Mobile Movie Explorer; take a picture of a DVD cover with your mobile phone, send it into the service and it will respond via MMS messaging with details about the film. (release)

GoldSpot Media Raises $3 Million; mobile video ad-insertion management company gets Series A round from Exa Ventures. (release)

SpotRunner Acquires GlobeShooter; deal gives Internet ad agency access to more than 1,200 filmmakers, videographers, producers and more to create the SpotRunner Production Network. (release)

TiVo on Comcast Rolls Out in Boston; service will be offered as a premium upgrade, and act as a test for the Tru2way video technology. (USA Today)

Online Video Users Hate Pre-Rolls; new survey from Burst Media says over half of Internet users stop watching a selected video once the pre-roll pops up. (Silicon Alley Insider)

YuMe to Manage NBC Direct Ads; broadband ad network will do ad and campaign management, traffic and reporting for the peacock network’s download video service. (release)


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