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Vid-Biz: Comcast-NBCU, Ooyala, YuMe

Report: NBCU-Comcast Will Likely Look OK To FCC, DOJ; a confidential report to Congress on Comcast’s proposed deal for control of NBC Universal starts from the premise that the deal will go through. (Multichannel News)

Ooyala Adds Product Enhancements; white-label video publishing firm added new features to make it easier for consumers to share the content they care about across the web. (Ooyala blog)

YuMe Hires Hudes as EVP; video advertising firm appointed Michael Hudes Executive Vice President, where he will focus on corporate development and adoption of YuMe’s ACE video advertising platform. (press release)

User-Selected Ads Five Times More Effective Than Pre-Roll; according to findings released Monday, user-selected ad units are nearly five times more effective than traditional pre-roll ads. (MediaPost)

Comcast Increasing Speeds and Expanding Meter Trials; the cable operator will bring 100-Mbps speeds to 20 percent of its subscriber base by the end of 2010. (Zatz Not Funny!)

Dimdim Adds Screen Sharing to Online Meeting Service; online meeting host has added a new feature that makes it easy for meeting attendees to share their screens with others. (VentureBeat)

Consumers Show Growing Interest in Connected TV; nearly 37 percent of broadband households in North America are extremely or very interested in viewing over-the-top video content on the home TV, according to In-Stat. (Broadband TV News)