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Vid-Biz: Akimbo, Rocketboom, Vongo

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Insider Account of Akimbo’s Downfall; scattered strategy, management’s emotional outbursts and even some porn, at least according to one former employee. (TelephonyUnfiltered Blog)

Host Joanne Colan Not Leaving Rocketboom; contrary to some reports, creator Andrew Baron tells us Colan is staying with the show.

Starz Stops Promoting Vongo; online movie subscription service (which has had its troubles) is pushed aside in favor of Starz Play, which will be offered through Verizon. (VentureBeat)

G4 Content on Xbox Live; gamer-oriented network to offer shows like Code Monkeys, The Block and Attack of the Show on the service. (MediaWeek)

Japanese Companies Developing Standard for Internet Television Set; TV will run on open source and let users browse web sites and stream content via remote control. (Sydney Morning Herald)

MiniMovie Debuts with Taco; new comedy site debuts first original production, Putin on the Ritz, which uses technology to map faces of Bush and Putin on top of dancing actors. (ReelPopBlog)

iJustine on Her New Gig; lifecaster talks about her new show-hosting duties for Carson Daly, as well as how to make a living on the web. (New Media Minute)

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