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Vid-Biz: Holograms, Limelight, Babelgum

100 DVDs on a Single Disc; breakthrough in storage comes courtesy of G.E., and is a result of the company’s work in holography. (The New York Times)

Court Says Limelight Doesn’t Infringe on Akamai’s Patent; legal battles have been ongoing since July 2006, Akamai says it will appeal this latest decision. (GigaOM)

Babelgum Stakes Its Claim in a Niche; web TV service says it wants to fill in the void between viral video destinations and premium content sites like Hulu, and will go after professionally produced content catered around specific passions. (MediaPost)

CBS Interactive Scores More Than 200 Million Unique Users in March; of course, it got a some help from a little thing called NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament; stats provided by comScore Media Metrix (not Video Metrix). (emailed release) Elsewhere at CBS, an early deployment of mobile DTV will happen on buses near the network’s Raleigh, N.C. affiliate later this year. (MediaWeek)

Documentary Channel Heading for the Web; network will offer 15 percent of its library online and has recently launched channels on YouTube and (Multichannel News)

Verizon Added 299,000 Net New FiOS TV Customers in Q1 of 2009; brings the total number of FiOS TV customers to 2.2 million. (GigaOM)

Hey, Aspiring TV Writers, FOX is Holding a Contest; script contest held in conjunction with the New York Television Festival, and this year it will have a production company participating as well. (The New York Times)