Kasenna wrapped up a $15mln round of private-equity investment led by Key Venture Partners. Arcwave took in $8mln in financing, in a round led by Vulcan Capital and Comcast Interactive Capital. — BET Interactive teamed with Century 21 to give first-time homebuyers access to info and special services. — Evidence of consensus building by new OpenTV chief Jim Chiddix? Open and Disney, ABC and ESPN settled patent litigation brought by Open’s ACTV; the patents synchronized Internet content with TV programs. The settlement lets Disney exploit the patents; Disney also entered talks with Open for enhanced TV programming.

The Daily


Doing Good

Lifetime announced “Gift of a Lifetime,” part of the net’s pro-social giveback initiative partnering with charities to identify five women and their families to receive the “gift of a lifetime”

Read the Full Issue
The Skinny is delivered on Tuesday and focuses on the cable profession. You'll stay in the know on the headlines, topics and special issues you value most. Sign Up