Vid-Biz: Widevine-Verimatrix, Qik, Lionsgate

Widevine, Verimatrix Settle Patent Dispute; Under the settlement, Widevine granted Verimatrix a license to the two asserted Widevine patents and their foreign counterparts. (Multichannel News)

Qik Comes Built-In to the HTC EVO 4G Android Phone; not only will Qik work on the new HTC EVO 4G, Sprint’s WiMax phone, it will come pre-installed on each one. (TechCrunch)

Lionsgate Board Rejects Icahn’s Revised Takeover Bid; the studio’s board of directors voted unanimously to reject activist investor Carl Icahn’s hostile takeover bid for control of the company, and urged its shareholders to follow suit. (Digital Media Wire)

March Madness Video Player Runs MLB Footage; From 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. ET yesterday, people who visited the on-demand site were greeted by a testing session that intermittently streamed content being put together by the MLB Network at spring training ballparks in Arizona. (ClickZ)

Big Cable Joins the Broadband Stimulus Fray; Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Cox Communications and the NCTA are putting their weight behind a coalition seeking more than $52 million to drive high-speed Internet adoption. (Light Reading)

Cablevision Licenses RealD Format for 3D Content in the Home; the delivery of RealD Format content is compatible with Cablevision’s current HD broadcast and on-demand systems and works with existing HD set-top boxes. (press release)

Break Media Sees Data as Display’s Savior; company signs deals with BlueKai and eXelate to learn more about its audience, optimize ad sales for sites like (Adweek)