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Vid-Biz: Comcast-NBCU, Seagate, TiVo

FCC Stops Clock on Comcast-NBCU Merger Review; the commission delayed the comment and reply deadlines on the Comcast-NBC Universal merger until it receives more information from the parties. (Broadcasting & Cable)

Seagate Adds Video Streaming Services to its Media Players; streaming services from Netflix and YouTube will be part of the content available on Seagate’s FreeAgent Theater+ HD Media Players, which let people view computer files on their televisions. (VentureBeat)

Consumers Are Using More Media, But Paying Less For It; despite consuming more and more content thanks to digital choices, consumers are significantly cutting back what they spend on that content. (paidContent:UK)

TiVo Seeks CableCARD Cost Probe; TiVo has called on the FCC to conduct a probe into the economics of the CableCARD and uncover why costs associated with the separable security platform have failed to drop much in the wake of volume deployments by MSOs. (Light Reading Cable)

CIMM Still Facing Challenges From MSOs; the Coalition for Innovative Media Measurement (CIMM) is pushing ahead with set-top-box and cross-platform measurement initiatives, but is still having little luck getting cable operators to jump on board. (Broadcasting & Cable)

Digital Broadcasting Group Touts New Lineup; the Web video company is kicking off its third season of original branded programming with a new slate of shows along with the latest edition of “Style Series.” (MediaPost)

McAfee And Adgregate Unveil Malvertising Secure Ad Unit; the two companies developed processes and code to protect rich media ads against being injected with malicious advertising, known as malvertising. (MediaPost)