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Vid-Biz: Google Brain, Howcast, Elemental

Google Turning to Brain Science for Ads; company is hooking up with NeuroFocus to test brain responses to InVideo Ads. (AdWeek)

Howcast Gets $2 Million; how-to video company had kept a $2 million allocation in the first round open for individual investors, total raised now $10 million. (VentureBeat)

Elemental Launches Video Conversion Tool; Badaboom Media Converter taps unused power from the graphics chip to speed up delivery of video from PC to another gadget. (VentureBeat)

Onion News Network Going Global; deal with will put the satirical news show across the UK, Europe and Asia. (The Hollywood Reporter)

Streaming Video for the Blackberry Bold; Next2Friends comes up with streaming app for the device, says it will release one for the Motorola Razr next week. (TechCrunch)

Tina Fey Impacting the Election? A study finds Sarah Palin’s favorability rating drops across party lines with people who have seen the SNL skits. (Freakonomics Blog)