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Vid Biz: Blockbuster FAIL, VEVO ‘s New Amigos, Cablevision Blame

Gov. Christie Expresses Concern Over Cable Dispute; Christie specifically blamed Cablevision for the increasingly bitter cable television dispute. (Media Decoder)

Oversi Raises $4.9 Million of Funding; OTT video and P2P caching company wants to use new funding to expand into the mobile space. (press release)

SeaChange’s Adrenalin to Power 3-Screen Delivery By Pay-TV Providers; new back office technology platform aims to enable its pay-TV providers to deliver multi-screen video experiences. (VideoNuze)

Univision, Vevo Strike Content Pact; music video site is looking to widen its footprint in the Hispanic market by adding Univision to its content distribution and ad sales network. (Mediaweek)

Another IPO: Internet TV Company PeerTV Floating For £6 Million; set-top box maker targets ethnic communities within the U.K. with niche channels streamed over the Internet. (paidContent)

Rovi Flips Switch on TV Widgets; six ITV applications supplied by FourthWall Media Inc. are initially available, including Yellow Pages on TV, eBay on TV, and news, weather, sports, and financial news content. (Light Reading)

How Blockbuster Failed at Failing; in retrospect, it seems obvious that the practice of driving to a store to rent a movie to watch at home was preordained to extinction. (Time Magazine)