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Today on the Net: TiVo continues to lose users and is down to 2.3 million subscribers, AOL has created a new video division led by 5min CEO Ran Harnevo and Microsoft is looking to add Silverlight to the Xbox 360 for app development.

TiVo’s 3Q Loss Widens, Bigger Loss Seen in 4Q; the DVR maker lost 112,000 customers in the third quarter, leaving it with 2.3 million subscribers, which is down from 2.7 million a year earlier. (Bloomberg)

AOL Boasts About Its Supersized Video Offering; AOL says that 5Min’s library and distribution deals, along with its existing video offering, gave it a total of 493 million video streams in October. (MediaMemo)

Microsoft Job Advert Hints at Apps for Xbox; Microsoft is looking to expand its Silverlight web platform to Xbox 360, which could allow Microsoft to develop additional interactive applications. (Wired)

British OVP Vzaar Gets Investment From Oliver Stone; director Oliver Stone invested an undisclosed sum in Vzaar’s most recent financing round, and was so enthusiastic that he recorded a short commercial for the company. (VideoNuze)

WDTV Live Updated for Facebook & USB Keyboards; the latest firmware update brings new apps, including Facebook, AccuWeather and Flingo, and USB keyboards are now supported to facilitate text entry. (Zatz Not Funny!)

Digital Rights Are a Big ‘Ol Mess; consumers essentially need a PhD in movie and TV rights to figure out where to get what, when and how. (BTIG Research)

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