Google expanding Latin American operations; Netflix adding more subtitles

> Google says it's bumping its 500 person staff in Latin America 50 percent and opening new offices after watching sales boom 80 percent in the region last year--faster growth than any other market the search giant is in. Article

> Netflix said its planning to add subtitles to 80 percent of its content library by the end of 2011, although the service won't be available on all devices. Article

> If, as Oscar Wilde wrote, a dirty mind is a constant picnic, Penthouse has just added another course. Article

> Verimatrix, the specialist in securing and enhancing revenue for multi-screen digital TV services around the globe, is supporting OTTCON Over-the-top TV and Video Conference 2011. Steve Christian, VP of Marketing, will be presenting "What Every Digital TV Executive Needs to Know About Adaptive Rate Streaming" on March 2 at 1:30 pm in the Granada Ballroom. Release

> Verismo Networks is showcasing its Broadband TV platform at OTTCon, March 1-2 in San Jose, California in booth number 10. Now in volume production, this recently announced platform is being used by several customers globally including Net2Vu in the Caribbean, OHTV in the UK, Techstorm in Dubai, and Toto TV in Mexico among others throughout the world. Release

> dB Broadcast, one of the U.K.'s largest systems integrators, has chosen the Snell Kahuna HD/SD multi-format production switchers as central components in the BBC's Broadcasting House redevelopment in central London, W1. Release

> IPTV solutions provider OneFi Technology says it's planning to launch a new IPTV channel featuring local TV stations, and said it will reside on a platform which may be accessed through a Roku set top box device. Article

> ESPN is continuing to drive its expanded 3D coverage of sporting events, announcing that ESPN 3D would broadcast the 2011 NBA Championships in 3D. Article