Canoe moving rapidly; Charter inks deal with Concurrent

> Cable's advanced advertising start-up Canoe Ventures, who critics frequently suggest is crashing on the rocks, is actually paddling into deeper water and moving its New York headquarters into bigger office space and hiring about 135 people. Story.

> Charter Communications has inked a deal with Concurrent to deliver end-to-end interactive television and cross-platform data management using FourthWall Media's Enhanced TV Binary Interchange format (EBIF) platform. News release.

> Cablevision Systems' COO Tom Rutledge sold 571,865 company shares for $13.6 million according to an SEC filing. Earlier in the month Rutledge sold off 78,867 shares for $1.9 million. Story.

> About 480,000 Time Warner customers in the Cleveland area lost service on channels 2 through 20 on their digital set-top boxes but those with high def were unaffected. Story.

> The acquisition of sports shows producer Winnercomm led to higher fourth quarter earnings and revenue for Outdoor Channel Holdings. Story.