Vid-Biz: iPlayer Worldwide, YouTube Takedowns, Samsung’s Google TV

Visible Measures Has a New Tool to Measure Impact of Branded Videos; the company just introduced a new tool for brands and agencies to measure how much “share of choice” their branded videos are earning online. (

The British are Coming: BBC Readies Global Launch of the iPlayer; the global introduction will be a commercial venture and will include a range of non-BBC content providers. (

MLB Issuing Tons Of YouTube Takedowns; a whole bunch of YouTube videos containing short clips of Major League Baseball games were taken down recently. (Techdirt)

LG Electronics Unveils Its First 3D LCD HDTVs, LED HDTVs for Commercial Applications; TVs targeting hotels use cheaper, polarized glasses. (press release)

Report: 4% of Hulu Users Subscribe to Hulu Plus; 88% of paying Hulu users also subscribe to Netflix. (Video Nuze)

Genachowski: Broadcast’s Successful Past Could Impede Broadband’s Successful Future; FCC chairman stumping for spectrum incentive auctions in speech to National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners. (Broadcasting & Cable)

Study: Younger generation leading Web TV growth; 39 percent of all broadband users watch television on the Web or via their mobile devices, up from 34 percent of respondents who said they did so in 2009. (CNet)

Samsung to Make January Announcement on Televisions With Google’s Software; Samsung is planning to make an announcement in January about introducing TVs using Google Inc.’s software, as the company aims to spur demand. (Bloomberg)