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Vid-Biz: Netflix, Kaleidascape, TV Tuners

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Netflix Prepping Another Prize Contest; company said it will provide more details around a second recommendation improvement contest in late September. (USA Today) Meanwhile, the first Netflix Prize contest is still going on, and more than 30 competitors joined forces to overtake the initial — though unofficial — winner. (Epicenter)

Kaleidascape Loses Appeal; DVD copying suffers another setback as its initial court victory is overturned. (CNET)

Review: Eight TV Tuners for Your Mac; turn your computer into a television with these gadgets. (TheAppleBlog)

Strike.TV Signs Coma, Period; the dark comedy is about a man who mentally wanders around a white void and is tormented (playfully) by his own subconscious. (Coma, Period)

ESPN Taps Kyte for Elite 11; Kyte player being used for online series surrounding prep quarterback competition. (Kyte Blog)

Good-bye Tarantino, Hello Anvil; new technology and self-funded promotional tactics are now the norm for independent film. (The New York Times)

Viddler Adds HD; video-sharing site finally joins the high-definition party. (Viddler Blog)

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