Vid-Biz: News Corp., Vudu, Vimeo

News Corp. Shaking Up TV Execs; details are still being finalized, but Peter Rice is expected to assume greater control over the entertainment assets, and David Hill will gain greater power on the sports side. (Broadcasting & Cable)

Is Wal-Mart Ready to Try Web TV Again, With Vudu’s Help?; sources say Web video startup Vudu is in “meaningful” acquisition discussions, and industry executives believe Wal-Mart is the likely buyer. (AllThingsD)

Vimeo Taking User Videos Mobile; Premium users who own an iPhone, iPod Touch, Android or Palm Pre can now go to the company’s mobile site and generate mobile versions of their videos. (Vimeo blog)

Fox Launching Own Premium Soccer Channel; the company is launching its own HD premium soccer channel, Fox Soccer Plus, with Barclays Premier League, UEFA Champions League, England’s FA Cup and Italy’s Serie A matches. (paidContent)

How Many Content Platforms Can Survive On TVs And Devices?; Dan Rayburn has a rundown of a dozen software platforms running on broadband-connected devices. (Streaming Media blog)

Web TV and Blu-ray Set for Dramatic Growth; sales of Web video device shipments will grow of 78 percent from 2009 to 2010, with connected TVs and connected Blu-ray players leading the way. (Broadband TV News)

The State of Online Video: Getting Paid for Content; WatchMojo CEO Ashkan Karbasfrooshan on the monetization of online video in 2010. (TechCrunch)