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Vid-Biz: BBC iPlayer, RealNetworks, Verizon VOD

BBC iPlayer Makes TV More Social; the iPlayer gets an update that extends its reach to social networks and introduces social graphs and personalization to enhance discoverability of television programs. (paidContent:UK)

RealNetworks Founder Glaser Becomes a VC at Accel; the founder of RealNetworks is joining Accel Partners as a part-time venture partner at the firm that backed him 15 years ago. (AllThingsD)

More Movies Available on Demand on DVD-Release Day; since last year, Verizon FiOS has more than doubled the number of day-and-date releases that are available on demand. (Verizon at Home blog)

46% of Web Users are Ready for HTML5; almost half of all Internet users are already using HTML5-compatible browsers, according to online ad network Chitika. (ReadWriteWeb)

Consumer Adoption Remains Key to 3-D; consumer adoption still has a very long way to go before the emerging technology comes close to approaching critical mass. (Multichannel News)