Brightcove teams with EMI; Nielsen says online video views rise 10.5% Y-o-Y;

> Brightcove today announcing it will be EMI Music's online video publishing and syndication platform in North America, giving it a full playlist of the major music labels, Atlantic, Warner Music Group, Universal Music Group and Sony. Article
> A Bureau of Labor Statistics report says that while the price of Internet services and even televisions has dropped in the past 10 years, the cost of cable and satellite service has dramatically out-paced inflation, rising nearly 43 percent in the same time frame. Article
> Nielsen reports today that February saw a 10.5 percent year-over-year increase in unique views for online video, and said CNN Digital was the big gainer for the month with a 30.6 percent increase in unique views. Article
> White-label online video platform Fliqz says it has started out the year strong with a slew of customer wins and is riding a string of 12 consecutive quarters of quarter-over-quarter growth. Article
> TubeMogul said it was launching a "transparent video advertising network" called PlayTime that took full advantage of the analytics its been gathering using its Mass Audience Segmentation Technology (MAST) to target viewers at a per-stream level. Article
>CBS said it had sold out its entire March Madness on Demand ad space inventory, bringing in some $37 million. Article
> Online video provider KIT digital on Monday agreed to buy Multicast Media Technologies for about $18 million. Article
> Original scripted online video isn't dead. In fact, despite a shakeout in the space, producers continue to pump out new episodic projects. But the medium needs to show more signs of life if it hopes to reignite interest among major advertisers, insist digital buyers. Article
> Akamai, the largest provider of CDN services, has added Netflix to its client list. The video rental service chose Akamai as it was able to offer a major discount. Article
> ABC is looking to beef up its news gathering side with journalists who can do it all-write, use a video cam, edit and post on-air and online video. Article
> Internet TV vs. cable battle of words ends in a draw. Article
> YouTube teams with IPL for marathon of live cricket. Article