Vid-Biz: Starz, OverDrive, Heroes


Libraries Can Download Starz Content for Free; arrangement brokered by Ohio-based OverDrive, which provides public libraries with digital content. (paidContent)

Orca Partners With Yuxing for Integrated IPTV Set-top Boxes; the pre-integrated IPTV box will offer HD, MPEG-4 and CPVR and is based on Orca’s SUI SDK. (emailed release)

Heroes Gets a Microseries; Sprint sponsoring a small spin-off that will span TV, online and mobile (learn more about Heroes transmedia storytelling from former show producer Jesse Alexander at NewTeeVee Live). (MediaWeek)

DISH to Use Invidi Ad Technology; company’s Advatar technology targeted, addressable national advertising. (Multichannel News)

Manage Netflix Queues on Your iPhone; i.TV launches app that integrates with the movie rental service and provides Wikipedia links for more info. (i.TV Blog) For more, you can also check out our sister publication The Apple Blog.

iTunes Creates Bargain Bin; buy movies like Terminator 2 and St. Elmo’s Fire for under $5. (VentureBeat)

TVNZ Picks up Sorority Forever; Television New Zealand putting the Jessica Rose web series up on-demand. (Variety)

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