Ooyala partners with Createthe Group ; Nielsen sues comScore over patents

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> Online video platform Ooyala is working with digital agency Createthe Group on a technology and reseller partnership that will grow both brands and drive business results for Createthe Group clients. Article

> Google TV has rolled out a handy app for iOS devices, like the Apple iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, which turns them into remotes for the smart TV and makes it more friendly to users. The app allows users to switch channels, adjust the volume and more. Article

> Nielsen and comScore have routinely been miles apart on their tracking of the online video industry, which could be surprising in light of a lawsuit filed today by Nielsen that alleges comScore violated five of its patents in collecting, analyzing and reporting online traffic. Article

> Netflix officially has moved into the original content business, confirming rumors last week it was in exclusive talks to acquire House of Cards, a remake of a 1990s British political miniseries by the same name. Article

> New data from Knowledge Networks shows that 35 percent of Americans are now streaming video programming from a TV network, a modest increase of 6 percent from 2006, when 29 percent said they streamed network television shows. Article

> Yahoo's Connected TV widget store, whose expansion from a CE-curated store into a full-blown app shop was announced amid much fanfare in November, still hasn't hit the market, and it looks like it will be a while before it arrives. Article

> Hybrid TV solutions provider Entone has teamed with Edgeware, a Swedish firm that specializes in distributed video delivery, integrating Entone's Hybrid TV and over-the-top devices with Edgeware's Orbit Fast Channel Change solution. Article

> IPTV device manufacturer Antik Technology says it plans to roll out a new hybrid 3D set-top box at the IPTV World Forum in London. Article

> EdgeCast Networks, the world's fastest, most reliable content delivery network (CDN), and Media Temple, a web hosting and virtualization provider, today announced the launch of Media Temple's ProCDN. Available immediately to all Media Temple customers, ProCDN is a no-commitment, pay-as-you-go service that dramatically accelerates web site performance and availability. Release

> Telestream, a leading provider of digital media tools and workflow solutions, today announced that its Wirecast live webcasting software was selected by NAB show media partner, FilmmakingCentral, to stream live broadcasts from the show floor during the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Convention in Las Vegas, April 11-14, 2010. Release