Brightcove rolls out App Cloud; Hurt Locker goes after pirates

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> OVP Brightcove has launched Brightcove App Cloud, a content app platform for building and operating powerful native apps and touch websites for Apple iOS and Google Android smartphones and tablets. Release

> Online video platform Brightcove has struck a deal with video syndication firm 5min Media to make its premium video content available to sites that use Brightcove's technology. Article

> Despite winning an Oscar for its incredible portrayal of working under pressure in the Iraq war zone, The Hurt Locker wasn't a huge hit at the box office. The studio blames piracy for this and is seeking to claim some of its alleged losses back from those it believes were involved. Article

> Move over Chicago Cubs, AT&T U-verse has expanded its Multiview feature--which allows viewers to watch up to four channels at the same time--to the French Open tennis classic. Article

> Worldwide IPTV adoption has increased at a sizzling 92.4 percent CAGR over the past six years, and a new study from SNL Kagan forecasts that trend is likely to continue. Article

> Last summer, when Google wanted to overhaul its content mix YouTube, it hired veteran Netflix dealmaker Robert Kyncl. Now the video site has gone back to the well for a couple more hires. Article

> TiVo (NSDQ:TIVO) had a great quarter--no surprise, since the numbers include a big chunk of the $500 million patent settlement it won from Dish Network (NASDAQ: DISH) and Echostar (NSDQ: SATS). The first payment propelled TiVo to a $139 million net profit, compared to a loss of $14.2 million in the same quarter last year. Release

> Satellite TV provider DirecTV recently started testing its Home Media Center, a client/server-based technology that allows users to experience a server-generated user interface on various consumer electronics devices, without the need for set-top boxes on each device. Article

And finally... Obama's ‘Beast' hung up in Dublin. Video

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