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Silverlight 3 to Include h.264 Support; next version of Microsoft’s video player (due next year) will incorporate the high-quality video standard and will also include 3D support and GPU hardware acceleration. (Scott Guthrie’s Blog) Blip.tv Raised $5.2 Million; funding announcement originally didn’t have a dollar figure, […]

Silverlight 3 to Include h.264 Support; next version of Microsoft’s video player (due next year) will incorporate the high-quality video standard and will also include 3D support and GPU hardware acceleration. (Scott Guthrie’s Blog)

Blip.tv Raised $5.2 Million; funding announcement originally didn’t have a dollar figure, peHUB came across the amount in regulatory findings. (peHUB)

Order Domino’s Through Your TiVo; new set-top box widget lets you order pizza through your TV. (Zatz Not Funny)

Korea to Get Warner Movies Online Before DVD; studio scaling back on DVDs because of piracy, but ramping up legal online distribution. (The New York Times)

Mass Animation Crowd-Sourcing New Film; Intel backing the project, which will have volunteer animators who don’t know each other working to produce a 5-minute animated short. (VentureBeat)

Brightcove Gets Times Online Business; video platform to provide services for the UK newspaper site that does roughly 20 million uniques a month. (emailed news)

Heavy Launches in Australia; men’s online video network kicks off Down Under with destinations like Heavy.com, BitTorrent, Fanpop and OVGuide. (emailed release)

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