Vid Biz: Google Acquisition, Netflix Production, MLB & Facebook

Steady, as she goes: better video processing with Green Parrot Pictures; Google buys video technology company to improve picture quality on YouTube. (YouTube blog)

Major League Baseball Shows Live Games On Facebook; MLB is broadcasting one spring training game per day live on its Facebook fan page. (SF Chronicle)

Netflix To Enter Original Programming; is Netflix going to pay $100M for exclusive rights to the David Fincher-Kevin Spacey series House Of Cards? (Deadline Hollywood)

Netflix Crushing the Digital Movie Competition; latest stats from NPD show that 61 percent of all VOD movies are being watched on Netflix. Cable can’t be happy about that. (MediaMemo)

London’s Livestation Video News Portal Sees Massive Traffic from Middle East Unrest; traffic has surged with 50 million video views over the past eight weeks, up 560 percent over the same period last year. (

Google’s the Largest Torrent Search Engine, isoHunt Tells Court; can we get a doodle for that? (Torrentfreak)