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Today on the Net: FLO TV hopes to use the World Cup to garner more subscribers to its mobile video service, YouTube Leanback could get a big boost from being a part of Google TV, and ESPN expects big things from 3-D.

FLO TV Hopes To Woo World Cup Fans; Qualcomm’s FLO TV will offer mobile subscribers all 64 of ESPN’s matches from the 2010 FIFA World Cup on FLO TV devices and handsets compatible with AT&T’s Mobile TV service. (Multichannel News)

With Leanback, YouTube Could be the First Big Beneficiary of Google TV; converting YouTube — the king of short online video clips — to a more conventional TV experience might seem like a surprising ambition for Google, but in the context of Google TV, it’s actually quite strategic. (VideoNuze)

ESPN Bullish on 3-D Uptake; ESPN 3D will launch on the top cable operator and the top satellite TV provider on June 11, with access to more than 40 million homes. (Multichannel News)

Survey: ‘Online Video on the Increase’; almost half of young adults now split their video and TV viewing time equally between the computer and the television screen, according to a new survey. (DigitalSpy)

Video Search Engine RAMP Integrates with Facebook; the white label video search engine for a number of leading publishers now has a system to allow publishers to post rich metadata on customers’ Facebook walls. (Beet.TV)

Online Buzz Doesn’t Equate to Ratings; only four of the 10 shows in the social media ranking were also in the top 10 for ratings, while many popular shows on the social media index were not even in the top 40. (NY Times)

Cable Wants Open Windows; the cable industry is hoping that an industry proposal to secure on-demand access to Hollywood movie titles within a month after their debuts in movie theatres will become reality this year. (Multichannel News)

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