Vid-Biz: Canon Rock,, Apple

YouTube Guitar God Translated Web Fame Into Gigs; his Canon Rock blew up online (watched almost 40 million times), so he took a break from university and created his own solo tour. (LA Times) Partners with Qik; lifecasters can now do live mobile streaming from their cell phones without needing a Qik account. (TechCrunch)

Apple Patent Points to DVR; filing reveals a potential TiVo rival with the ability to browse and record live content. (AppleInsider)

UK’s Channel 4 Launches $100M Digital Production Fund; broadcaster is partnering with regional media development agencies as a way to weather tough fiscal times. (paidContent)

Youku Teams Up with MySpace China; Chinese video company’s pact with the social network aimed at generating cross-promotional traffic. (Reuters)

Hulu Gets FOX News After Delay; technical glitch held up the conservative news network’s launch on the News Corp./NBC-backed video service. (Broadcasting & Cable)

BitTorrent CEO Plays Down Comcast Throttling; says the P2P company’s DNA service is encrypted and undetectable by Comcast. (Silicon Alley Insider)

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