HBO not talking with Netflix; Affectiva raises an 'emotional' $12 million

More online video news from across the Web:

> Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes doused any flicker of hope that HBO and Netflix would get together on a programming deal. Story

> Affectiva, a company that plans to commercialize emotion technologies for online video content, said it's raised $112 million in financing. Story

> A German regional higher court has ruled against plans by commercial broadcasters ProSiebenSat 1 Media AG and RTL Television to launch an online video platform. Story

> Rovi continues to be unable to reach licensing deals for its interactive program guide patents with Netflix, Hulu and Amazon.com and is attempting to negotiate new IPG patent deals with LG Electronics and Vizio. Story

> Digital media distribution company Touchstorm has appointed an advisory board to "guide strategic growth initiatives in 2012 and beyond." Release

> Online entertainment guide Fanhattan now has content from 18 cable TV offerings including NBC, HBO, the CW and Cinemax. Story

And finally… in news that's bound to make you smile, Arrested Development has begun filming a 10-episode arc set to air on Netflix sometime in 2013. Story

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