* ET attracts 1,000-plus
More than 1,000 people attended last week’s SCTE Conference on Emerging Technologies in Houston, matching the figures for last year’s confab in Tampa, Fla.
Next year’s gathering is set to run Jan. 14-16, in Los Angeles.
* TiVo appoints Hinson to board, audit committee
ALVISO, Calif. (AP) — Digital video recording service TiVo Inc. said Friday it elected Jeffrey T. Hinson to its board effective immediately.
Hinson, 51, will serve on the audit committee. His election increases TiVo’s board to nine members, including seven independent directors.
Hinson is an independent consultant and member of the boards of Live Nation Inc. and Windstream Corp. He served as chief financial officer of Univision Communications from March 2004 to June 2005. TiVo shares closed up 6 cents at $5.41 on the Nasdaq.