Blog Post

Vid-Biz: TWC, U.S. Open, QuickPlay

Time Warner Cable Hires Former Joost CTO; Jason Gaedtke will most likely help the cabler with its TV Everywhere plans; TWC had reportedly been in talks to buy Joost, but that didn’t happen. (Light Reading)

Some Preliminary U.S. Open Stats; during the first two days of the tennis tournament, fans spent an average of two hours and 37 minutes with the video console. (Contentinople)

QuickPlay to Debut Mobile Set-Top Box Next Month; device will allow some cable, satellite or IPTV subscribers to access shows on their mobile devices. (Video Business)

ABC’s Flash Forward Uses Augmented Reality; print ads have a code that activates a video when held up to a webcam. (Variety)

Twitter TV Takes Over Screen; Dave Zatz not impressed with FOX’s picture-covering attempt at integrating micro-messages into Fringe. (ZatzNotFunny)

Film to Premiere on iPhones/iPhone Touches; Rage, featuring Judi Dench and Jude Law, is a behind-the-scenes look at a New York fashion show. (The Apple Blog)