Broadband called best innovation of last decade; Consumerist seeks nominations for 'worst company'

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> The British people think home broadband is the best innovation of the past decade and Facebook is among the worst. Story.

> Those folks at The Consumerist are at it again, seeking nominations for the "worst company in America" in 2010. Lest anyone forget, Comcast "won" the honor in 2009. News release.

> The growth of other Web streaming entities could signal that a free Hulu model is just not sustainable. Story.

> Walt Disney Co. has reached an agreement with some local ABC broadcast affiliates to collect a share of the retransmission fees those affils get from MVPDs. Story.

And finally ... MIPTV and Sony are teaming up to "facilitate and develop business contacts between 3D content producers and 3D channels." News release.

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