Vid-Biz: Miro, TV Tax, TiVo


Companies Sign on to Use Miro Player; Revision3, Deutsche Welle and TED will each launch open-source desktop video players as part of a co-branding effort. (emailed release)

New Mexico to Tax TVs? In an attempt to get kids outside, coalition wants lawmakers to impose a 1 percent tax on TVs, video games and video game equipment. (Associated Press)

TitanTV Unveils Syndication for Web Video; program will provide content and an embeddable video player for local TV stations’ web sites. (MediaPost)

TiVo Wins Patent Dispute Against Dish; federal appeals court rules in DVR company’s favor, and awards them $94 million. (Broadcasting & Cable)

Terry Semel Leaves Yahoo Board; former CEO steps down from his non-executive chairman role. (Variety)

TubeMogul Gets $1.5 million; Knight’s Bridge Capital Partners chips in for the video analytics firm. (VentureBeat)


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