The Latest: Apple Succession, SeatGeek, 24-bit, Nimbit, DMFE, Hollywood

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*Apple shareholders have voted against a detailed succession plan, a strong nod to Steve Jobs.

*SeatGeek has just received an undisclosed invesment from A Grade Investments, which counts participation from Ashton Kutcher and Guy Oseary.

*24-bit… by bit… by bit.  The chatter around potentially major quality upgrades on the iTunes Store continues, though embracing 24-bit could be a drawn-out effort.  “We’re working with them and other digital services – download services – to change to 24 bit,” Jimmy Iovine told CNN this week.  “And some of their electronic devices are going to be changed as well. So we have a long road ahead of us.”

*Nimbit has just released a number of platform enhancements, including updates related to content sharing, product purchasing, email reporting, and WordPress plugins.

*In Hollywoodland, global box office receipts hit an all-time high of $31.8 billion in 2010, according to the MPAA, though domestic revenues remained flat.