– Zoopla: The property site is upgrading all its sites with Zoopla’s property search database and technology. Zoopla, which uses public data to give price estimates of every UK property, bought PropertyFinder.com from News International this summer and owns HotProperty, ThinkProperty and others. The other brands survive but Zoopla is taking centre stage.
— Guardian.co.uk: Guardian News & Media is co-producing a series of films with the global charity Save the Children highlighting the plight of children in Afghanistan, India, Congo and Gaza. From Marketing. Disclosure: paidContent:UK’s parent company ContentNext is a wholly owned subsidiary of Guardian News & Media.
— Canal+: Vivendi’s French TV network is launching a 12-part web-only series. Kali will be shown on Mondays and Tuesdays in six episodes before the whole thing is shown on (linear) TV in December. Via Digitaltveurope.net.
— CompareMyRadio: Absolute Radio is still letting its developers experiment. Their latest spin-off, CompareMyRadio, leverages stations’ track data to tell listeners which channels play their favourite artists most often.
— Zavvi.com: Still selling only physical entertainment after collapsing and being bought up by Hut Group, Zavvi.co.uk is changing its name and plans to expand in to European territories. It wants half of its business from Europe by next September.
— Arqiva: We don’t yet have a launch date or any confirmed content partners for Arqiva’s Seesaw VOD platform, but the company has appointed media agency Vizeum to handle a £5 million advertising account. Via Campaign.
— U2 gig: The Irish rockers will stream their show at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California this Sunday live on YouTube. From Revolution.