TiVo Lost 125,000 Subs in Latest Quarter; total number of subs is now at 3.34 million, roughly the same April of 2005 (see TiVo’s subscriber chart at TV by the Numbers). Amidst the slow death of its hardware business, TiVo has struck separate deals with Alticast, for easier integration into set-top boxes for cable operators, and with SeaChange, to allow TiVo users to search beyond recorded shows and into VOD titles. (CNET)
CBS Sports’ March Madness On-Demand Developer Platform Returns; open suite of widgets and applications lets developers choose and post an array of content from the NCAA basketball tournament. (NCAA)
Thomson Reuters to Launch VOD Service; news service to build massive database of business and financial video clips for use by its subscribers, the service won’t be available to the general public. (The New York Times)
AthletixNation Partners with Kaltura; college sports online syndicator hooks up with the open-source white label video provider to deliver content highlights to AthletixNation publishers. (release)
New Eye-Fi Video Cards Upload Directly to YouTube; new 4GB Explore Video cards cost $99 and will upload photos and video to any of 20 different social networking and media sites such as YouTube and Flickr. (VentureBeat)
Paul Yanez Upgrades His Hulu-Playing Desktop App; MyMediaPlayer 2 is an Adobe Air app to watch Hulu content, it now features Twitter integration. (TechCrunch) Whoops. Well that was quick. MyMediaPlayer 2 can no longer access Hulu videos.