"Through Visto, iPhone users can experience secure mobile access to current as well as legacy versions of both Microsoft Exchange and IBM Lotus Domino corporate messaging platforms."
"A few Facebook-resident widgets have been bought out by relatively bigger companies. Google has started a ”Google Gadget Ventures” program, where it will fund third-party widget/gadget developers who develop apps for iGoogle."
"Nielsen, the measurement and media firm, has bought out mobile measurement and metric firm Telephia."
"YouTube, Yahoo Video, and Metacafe were found to have strict counting requirements - generally requiring long views, and often ignoring multiple views from the same computer. AOL, MySpace, and Revver were found to have much looser counting methods."
"NBC2Go will broadcast the Wimbledon tennis tournament live to mobile phones using Verizon's V Cast service."
"NBCU and NEWS CORP.'s new venture will focus on professional content, not user-generated videos."
"AT&T continues to rollout U-verse. The IPTV service is now available in Ohio, the eighth state to gain coverage. U-verse currently has fewer than 50,000 subscribers, but At&T expects to sign up 10,000 new customers per week by the end of the year."
"CNN plans to unveil an overhaul of its Web site on July 1 with an emphasis on video. The new CNN.com will add live news video feeds and feature widescreen (575x325 pixel) clips."
"Newspapers are launching more online services that let readers contribute their own content. An effort at Gannett's Cincinnati Enquirer, called GetPublished, attracted 1,180 user-generated stories last month."
"In Germany, Oracle Taps Brainpower of Customers"
"Currently, Netflix commands 75% of this market, but Blockbuster's rival service added more subscribers (800,000) than Netflix for the first time in the first quarter of 2007."
"Mochila...has signed deals to make images from three major photo agencies -- Getty Images, Zuma Press and Jupitermedia -- available for licensing..."
"The company is offering free personal digital lockers that will synchronize media and contacts, and transfer them between devices over-the-air."
"Blockbuster settled a patent dispute with Netflix, which claimed Blockbuster copied Netflix's method of letting customers order DVDs online."
"United Auto Group will use a Web-based ad model for the U.S. release of the Smart car, hoping to tap profitable niche markets."
"MySpace founders Chris DeWolfe and Tom Anderson are said to have made a "very aggressive" compensation proposal to News Corp. for when their contract is up in October. The pair wants a two-year deal worth $50 million, plus a $15 million investment fund."
"At ARF Audience Measurement: Creating a Need for Cross-Media Tracking"
"Suits Allege Promos Used on 'Apprentice' and Other Shows Violate Lottery Rule"
"Big media companies should try to acquire Facebook," advises Pali Research analyst Richard Greenfield. "The knowledge that could be harvested from Facebook would appear to be the most valuable data in the history of the media world."
"Time Inc. to use online advertising firm Quigo to provide text-based advertising on its magazines' Web sites. The company expects it to generate about $100 million in ad revenue during the first three years of the partnership."