Vid-Biz: Sony, Cisco, Congdon

Sony Pictures Pulls Content from Joost; studio is putting stuff on Hulu and YouTube, but has not renewed its agreement with the once-hot web TV service. (CNET)
Cisco Partners with Avail Media for IPTV Service; the “soup-to-nuts” service processes TV programming, distributes it to telcos and their IPTV customers. (Multichannel News)
FLO TV Signs Amanda Congdon’s Series; Sometimes Daily moves to the mobile platform. (The Hollywood Reporter)
Ian Brotherston Tapped as New Dailymotion CEO; move to replace former CEO Mark Zeleski had been anticipated; Brotherston previously worked at AT&T and BT. (TVWeek)
House to Discuss Canoe Ventures; Democrats on the House Communications, Technology & Internet Subcommittee expected to bring up the cable consortium’s ad targeting service during a hearing on online privacy and targeted marketing. (Broadcasting & Cable)
AT&T U-Verse Added 284,000 Net Subs in Q1; growth is almost double what it was in Q1 2008. (Business Insider)