Kilar's next act unveiled; Amazon's originals strategy examined

Quick news from across the Web.

> Former Hulu CEO Jason Kilar has been hiring other Hulu executives for a new project. Story

Variety takes a dive into Amazon's original programming strategy. Story

> FilmOn X argued that it should not be held in contempt of court  in one of its federal copyright cases. Story

> The NBA could let authenticated pay-TV subscribers stream live local games this season. Story

> Amazon is adding some programming from MGM to its Prime Instant Video service. Story

> Aereo's Android app is live in public beta. Story

Cable News

> Comcast's software platform for set-top boxes could enable virtual cable delivery. Story

Telecom News

> Bell Aliant is dedicating $11.6 million in capital to bring its FibreOP fiber to the home (FTTH) service to an additional 21,000 homes and businesses in Newfoundland.. Story

And finally... Silicon Valley is the center of tech innovation, right? TV manufacturers, automakers, retailers and phone companies all have outposts there. Now CableLabs, the cable-industry technology consortium, is the latest to add facilities in the region. Read more