Soap operas finding new life online; Netflix isn't among Hulu suitors

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> Soap opera fans may be dwindling in number, but at least one production company thinks that the fan base and advertiser support is sound enough to take some established properties to the Web. Article

> Buyers potentially interested in Hulu will begin looking at the books in the next couple of weeks, but Netflix, the company's closest rival, isn't likely to be one of them. Article

> Global software security and media technology company Irdeto acquired BD+ technology for Blu-ray from Rovi Corp., allowing it to give Hollywood studios a more robust solution for content protection. Article

> Comcast favored its own programming over the Tennis Channel in violation of federal rules and should be forced to distribute the network on equal terms, regulators said. Comcast should include the Tennis Channel on a broadly distributed tier within 30 days on terms similar to its own Golf Channel and Versus sports networks, the FCC's Enforcement Bureau said in a recommendation to Chief Administrative Law Judge Richard L. Sippel in Washington. Article

And finally...
Well, everything apparently really is bigger in Texas, as 24-inch long, 16 lbs., 1 oz. newborn JaMichael Brown proved when he entered the world last week. Article and video