NBC Talks Up Apple

6:00 PM -- Today Contentinople, the site covering the rise of the digital media industry, reports from the Streaming Media East conference, offering perspectives on The Cable Show:

  • NBC Universal chief digital officer George Kliavkoff talks up Apple's variable pricing in his Streaming Media East keynote. "On every distribution deal, with every partner except one, we've been able to set the wholesale price," he says.

  • We won't throttle P2P traffic, cross our hearts, said Verizon and Comcast on a shared stage with P2P firms at Streaming Media East.

  • Scott Raynovich struggles to make sense out of headlines from The Cable Show. (Would you name your technology initiative "Canoe"?)

And in today's News Bits section, you'll find tidbits on Netflix's new streaming video, Napster's new downloads store, and AOL's revamp of its Money and Finance channel.

— The Staff, Contentinople

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