Vid-Biz:, Extreme Reach, Google Talk Getting Viacom Content; video from MTVN, BET and Paramount pictures coming to the video portal, deal was struck separately from distribution agreement with Sling’s parent company EchoStar. (paidContent)

Extreme Reach Gets $1.5 Million; video ad firm’s first round led by Village Ventures and Long River Ventures. (paidContent)

Google Talk Now Does Video Embeds; paste the URL for a YouTube video into your chat window and it will get converted into a thumbnail that plays from the IM window. (TechCrunch)

GodTube Branching Out; video message on the site says it will become a hybrid of Facebook, Myspace and YouTube. (Mashable)

Panasonic to Market First Portable Blu-ray Player; despite the fact that you need a large screen to really discern the HD difference. (Gadgetwise Blog)