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Vid-Biz: Comcast-NBCU, FaceTime Sex Chat, Canoe Ventures

FCC Stops Comcast-NBCU Shot Clock Again; the commission says that the companies returned incomplete answers and did not follow the directions in responding to a May FCC request for a raft of information. (paidContent)

iPhone 4 Video Sex Chat Services Already Staffing Up; just a few days after Apple’s iPhone 4 went on sale — featuring video chat capabilities — the “FaceTime” sex chat services are already starting up. (The Business Insider)

Canoe Launches Clickable 30-Second Ads With Comcast, TWC; Canoe Ventures has begun delivering its first interactive TV ads across several million households in Comcast and Time Warner Cable markets with paying advertisers. (Multichannel News)

BBC iPlayer Costs At Least £5.2 Million A Year; the iPlayer will have cost £10.5 million between 2005 and 2011, plus about £12 million in operation costs, making for a lifetime total of at least £22.5 million by next March. (paidContent:UK)

For Online Video Delivery, Technology Curve is Accelerating; while issues surrounding video on a Web browser are “solved,” the technology curve around video delivery is increasing, said Brightcove CTO Bob Mason. (Beet.TV)

Limelight Networks Launches EyeWonder Ad Targeting Software; EyeWonder is debuting AdVolve, an application for combining creative online ad content with sophisticated ad targeting. (In the Limelight)

Roku (and Partners) Launch 5 New Channels; the broadband set-top box now has video content from Sunimi, Roxwel, Spacevidcast, EZTakes and (Zatz Not Funny!)

MySpace Adds More Video Content to the iPad; when visiting the social network through the iPad Web browser, users will have access to movie trailers and branded videos from partners such as E! Entertainment, TMZ, and HBO. (MySpace blog)

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