Vid-Biz: Fora.tv, Panasonic, No Good TV

Fora.tv Raises $2 Million; money bulks up the $4 million first round announced by the provider of videos of high-profile conferences back in May. (VentureBeat)

Panasonic and Sanyo in Merger Talks; agreement would make Sanyo a subsidiary of the larger Panasonic, companies looking to complete the deal by the end of the year. (The New York Times)

Mark Burnett Partners with No Good TV; famed reality TV producer to help the online video creators develop a talk show for traditional TV starring Carrie Keagan. (Variety)

ABC Hurts Disney Earnings; revenue was up 6 percent for the mouse house’s fiscal fourth quarter, but operating income dipped 4 percent as the advertising slowdown starts to show in the national market, according to CEO Bob Iger. (Multichannel News)

Piracy a “National Sport” in France; French government moving ahead with a “three strikes” anti-piracy law as a new poll shows 34 percent of people over 15 have pirated content on their media players. (TorrentFreak)

DirecTV Added Fewer Subs in Q3; satellite company added 156,000 customers fewer than the same three-month period a year earlier, total subscriber base now at 17.32 million. (CED Magazine)

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