Vid-Biz: Avatar, Apple, YouTube

James Cameron Talks Avatar on Facebook Webcast Today; director is joined by the film’s stars and will appear on the social network in conjunction with MTV. (Facebook)

Apple Sued Over HTTP Streaming; Israeli company Emblaze doing the suing, but hasn’t disclosed what technology is being infringed upon. (

YouTube Gets Shows from Five; UK broadcaster will provide the video site with more than 3,000 hours of free full shows and clips. (paidContent

Comcast Considered Buying Facebook; internal review about acquisition options included the social network before the cable co settled on NBC. (The New York Times) Launched with 12,000 Clips; snippets from Hollwyood films are free to view and share with friends. (MediaWeek)

Submit Your Questions for the Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen; enter your question via YouTube, view others and vote on them for inclusion in a televised town hall on CNN. (YouTube Blog) Be sure to follow our sister site, Earth2Tech’s coverage from the conference.

Vuclip Expands with New European Carriers; mobile video distributor gets their on-deck mobile portals with Three in the U.K., Yoigo in Spain, Optimus in Portugal, and Avea in Turkey. (emailed release)