Vid-Biz: Apple “iAd,” BBC iPhone, DirecTV 3-D

Apple Poised To Unveil New Mobile Ad Platform; the new ad platform, which will be officially unveiled to Madison Avenue on April 7th, has been described as “revolutionary” and “our next big thing” by Apple chief Steve Jobs. (MediaPost)

BBC iPhone Apps On Hold; plans by the BBC to launch dedicated applications for its mobile content have been postponed following an intervention by the BBC Trust. (Broadband TV News)

DirecTV Puts On ESPN’s 3-D Glasses; the satellite operator will carry ESPN 3-D alongside the June launch of its three dedicated 3-D channels. (Multichannel News)

Delve To Support Apple iPad; white-label video management firm says it will support full video delivery to the iPad when the tablet device launches on April 3rd. (Delve Networks blog)

Cox Inks Carriage Deal To Provide 3D Coverage Of The Masters; the cable company is making 3-D coverage of The Masters available to its customers next week, presenting the Par 3 Contest on April 7, as well as two hours of coverage from the back nine on each of the tourney’s four days from April 8-11. (Multchannel News)

YouTube Enables Facebook Connect, Real-time Sharing; Facebook Connect lets users see what their friends are watching, while AutoShare enables them to share videos from YouTube to Twitter, Facebook or Google Reader in real time. (YouTube blog)

Internet Broadcasting Unveils Exclusive New Hover Ad; the hover ad is anchored to the bottom of a user’s browser, maintaining an above-the-fold presence even when the user scrolls up and down a Web page. (press release)

Check In To Share Your TV Or Movie Viewing With Miso; a new app from developer TweetNGo hopes to extend check-ins to TV and movie viewing with the new Miso app. (AppAdvice)