- In today's IAB event keynote, CBS CEO Quincy Smith addressed some of the issues content owners are facing. He tells execs to relax, affirming that online content is not luring TV watchers away from their flat-screens. What -- lipsynching pop songs can't compete with professionally produced programs?
- The Microsoft-Yahoo drama of late has been well reported, to say the least. Here's a tongue-in-cheek look at some of the more recent headlines resulting from Yahoo's reaffirmed rejection of Microsoft's takeover bid.
- The reign of Move Networks may be coming to an end. Or that's what Vusion VP of marketing would have us believe, touting the company's end-to-end solution that requires a software download. The important question is: How much will it cost?
- Rayno, live from L.A., explains how to Hollywoodize, complete with the ins and outs of name dropping, buzzwords to use, and the bartender-challenging drink to order.
And start the week off with a nice roundup of News Bits: Cell providers are scratching their heads on how to drum up American subscribers while trying to learn from the successful Swiss and Italian models; Google outlines its innovative ad-model (the successful ads pay less); and NIN releases another album online.
— The Staff, Contentinople