Vid-Biz: Video Arrest, Tvigle, Fallon

Australian Man Charged for Uploading Baby Swinging Video; 60-year-old Chris Illingworth arrested after re-posting a viral video of a man swinging a baby around by the arms. (theage.com.au via BoingBoing)

Moscow Venture Fund Puts $5M into Tvigle; venture capital fund managed by Allianz Rosno will take a 24-percent stake in the content company. (Quintura Blog)

First-Look at Fallon’s Late-Night Show Debuts Tonight Online; nightly 5-minute episodes of the forthcoming late-night talk show will feature the comedian doing bits and offer glimpses behind the scenes as the show is created. (Variety)

FOXSports.com Taps EveryZing; partnership will allows fans to look for specific keywords in video clips online. (MediaPost)

TV Guide (the Magazine) to Launch Online Companion; only problem — the owners of the print publication do not own the online TVGuide.com business. (paidContent)

Content Distribution News; Jaman to distribute 60Frames content such as Who Cut the Cake?, Carpet Bros. and Lonely Corn Muffin. (emailed release); Blinkbox Signs Big Studios; film and TV site gets content from 20th Century Fox, Sony Pictures Television International and Warner Bros. Television. (emailed release)

Filmmaker to Install Video Camera in Fake Eye; Rob Spence’s prosthetic eye will have a built-in wireless video camera to record everything he sees. (Gadget Lab Blog)

Driving While TXTin (DWT) Is Stupid

I get very nervous when I ride shotgun with people who decide to read their Blackberry or send text messages when driving. It is an inherently stupid and dumb thing to do, considering that not only it puts their own well being at risk, it raises dangers for everyone on the around. There have be an increase in number of the accidents as a result of the DWT (Driving while TXTing)

Apparently there are many such people out there. A survey by Common Knowledge Research Services on behalf of Vlingo, polled 5,000 people about their text messaging habits. The study found that nearly 28% people send text messages while driving. The drivers in South Carolina (word), Tennessee, Georgia, Maryland and Louisiana are the worst offenders. Arizona has the lowest incidence of DWT, the survey reports.

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