Vid-Biz: Wikipedia, IPTV, Kutcher


Wikipedia Ramps Up for Video; expecting a crush of video uploads in the coming years, the sum of all human knowledge boosts its storage to 48 terabytes. (Network World)

IPTV to Grow 32 Percent Annually Over the Next Six Years; cable and satellite growth rates will slow as IPTV services forecasted to reach 79 million subscribers by 2014. (ABI Research)

Ashton Kutcher and Kevin Rose Create 24 Hours at Sundance; the online reality show is backed by mobile streaming company Qik, and follows four “social media mavens” as they compete in a set of challenges around the famed film festival. (CNET)

Google Officially Launches SpotMixer Service; service lets people automatically convert text ads into video spots that can be aired nationally. (Google Traditional Media Blog)

More than 2 Million Requests on DTV Coupon Wait List; too bad the program ran out of money. (Broadcasting & Cable) (See who the big losers will be should DTV be delayed over at GigaOM.)

Sony Pictures TV Acquires Embassy Row; purchase also brings the digital assets including the YouTube entertainment series Poptub. (The Hollywood Reporter)

ABC Puts Daytime Online; now you can watch full episodes of The View and General Hospital at (emailed release)



why do so many bloggers support kutcher’s media projects and act like he is a tech guru? ridiculous. keep drinking to koolaide.


The View is online now? Well, crap… there goes another hour of my day!

(yes, that was sarcasm. although, i expect it will get a lot of traffic from people who hear about things that happened on it after the fact. hell, even ive gone on youtube searching for the occasional whoopi or rosie controversy, despite always been let down and realizing everything was over exaggerated)

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