JetBlue debuts iPhone app as big travel gets social, mobile savvy

Well-designed websites and snazzy mobile apps aren’t just for travel search engines anymore. JetBlue Airways just debuted its own native app for the iPhone, along with a redesigned website. It’s a sign of how web startups and new apps are spurring innovation from bigger travel companies.

Hipmunk knows you’re addicted to the web

Hipmunk, the hot flight-finding service, has added in-flight Wi-Fi as a new metric for travelers. Sure, this is an indication of how deep the web has sunk its talons into us, but working on flights has become pretty much the standard in many offices.

Vid-Biz: YouTube Lawsuit, AnySource, Family Guy

French Record Labels Sue YouTube; Societe Civile des Producteurs de Phonogrammes en France (SPPF) claims copyright infringement and says the video-sharing site is hosting 100 music vids from its members. (Variety)

AnySource Gets AP Content; agreement will put web video from the news organization on the TV. (release)

FOX Launches the “Freakin’ Sweet Family Guy” App; includes 20 clips from the animated show and the ability for users to make their own video mix. (Variety)

Outcast Partnering With AdtekMedia; two companies forming joint venture to control 12,600 screens on gas pumps in 15 different markets. (The New York Times)

YouTube Celebs Sign on for JetBlue Promotion; Kevin Nalts and Delphine Dijon among those hitching a free ride to L.A. and documenting their experience. (Ad Age)

Don’t Expect LCD TV Prices to Drop; DisplaySearch says panel prices are on the rise because of increased TV demand from China. (Gadgetwise)

Videosurf Lets You Search Videos Through Twitter; Tweet “@videosurf s [search term]” and the company will reply with a Tweet with results. (Videosurf Blog)