Vid-Biz: Avatar, JibJab, Android Tablet

Avatar Gives News Corp. a Big Bump; the film’s performance helped push News Corp.’s quarterly earnings above Wall Street’s expectations, generating revenue of $8.8 billion and earnings of 32 cents per share. (MediaMemo)

Sky Planning iPad TV Service In Germany; Sky Deutschland, News Corp.‘s German pay-TV provider, is planning to release Sky Anywhere, a TV viewing service, for the Apple tablet in mid-May. (paidcontent:UK)

Android Tablet Running Adobe Flash Pops Up On YouTube; Google refuses to acknowledge publicly that it is working on Android-powered tablet computers, but video demos of what’s purported to be a prototype Android tablet running Flash are showing up on the Internet. (MediaMemo)

Warner Bros. Launches U.K. Subscription VOD Service; the film studio announced the U.K. launch of WarnerFilms, a new subscription video-on-demand service featuring theatrical motion pictures from Warner Bros. on BT Vision. (press release)

Lucasfilm, JibJab Team for Star Wars Retelling; using JibJab’s Starring You technology, which allows users to upload photos, fans can insert themselves or friends into the clips and share them digitally. (The Hollywood Reporter)

YouTube & Internet Radio Are a Smash Hit on FiOS; over 15 million photos have been viewed using the Facebook widget, and in the first two weeks of launch, 2.5 million Tweets were viewed using the Twitter widget. (Verizon At Home blog)