- Cisco joins the NBC Olympic team -- as video encoder. The company will enable the extraction of high-res images from low-res files transmitted from Beijing.
- BitGravity gets a little funding: $2.5 million. It's not about the money, they say though, it's the relationships.
- Viacom takes on the
exploitationexposure of celebrities' personal lives with its new Website, Scandalist.com. The site, resembling TMZ.com, already has a mobile version, and the company may launch a television show on VH1.
And in today's News Bits, Fox acknowledges a drop in ratings, but claims Hulu is picking up the slack.
— The Staff, Contentinople