Vid-Biz: Web Vid Devices, DRM, Crackle

Web Video-enabled Devices to Quadruple by 2013; according to iSuppli, 376.5 million devices capable of supporting web video will ship annually by 2013. (Multichannel News)

Study: DRM Drives People to Piracy; research shows that people get fed up with the heavy restrictions on content and find it elsewhere. (Ars Technica)

Crackle Launching Mommy XXX and All Stars Web Series; Mommy centers around the family life of a real life porn star and All Stars is about a failing corporate softball team. (Tubefilter) (Video NSFW)


From Crackle: Mommy XXX

Yahoo Media Exec Leaves for Startup; Jeff Dossett was SVP of North American Audience and in charge of all of Yahoo’s media assets, he will become CEO of adventure travel site AdventureLink. (BoomTown)

Sky Player Coming to Xbox; Bristish users will be able to access pay TV content from BSkyB. (The Hollywood Reporter)

The Weinstein Company Launches Dimension Horror YouTube Channel; channel will promote upcoming movies and allow users to friend Rob Zombie in order to access exclusive content. (YouTube)

Fewer Homes Unprepared for DTV Transition; Nielsen reports that 3.1 million homes (2.7 percent of TV households) are completely unready for the switch, down from 3.3 million two weeks ago. (TVWeek)

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