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Today on the Net: Al-Jazeera launches a Google TV-optimized website, Foursquare celebrates check-in records and citizens in Egypt document their victory via online video.

Al-Jazeera lands on Google TV. Al Jazeera has launched a Google TV website, which includes latest headlines, a news bulletin and a handful of archived programs. (The New TV Republic)

Blockbuster Heads Toward Sales Block. Blockbuster Inc. is preparing to put itself up for sale after creditors disagreed on plans to give the movie-rental chain more cash to help it exit bankruptcy protection. (WSJ)

A Super Check-In For Super Bowl XLV. With over 200,000 Super Bowl Sunday check-ins from parties around the world, in four hours, the game became Foursquare’s most checked into venue ever. (Foursquare blog)

Lionsgate CEO: VOD Driving Home Entertainment. Lionsgate made $31 million in the last quarter with traditional and online VOD, which was up 84% from the previous-year quarter. (Home Media Magazine)

Bye, Bye Mubarak. Ramy Rizkallah shot this 20 minutes after the VP announced the president’s departure. We feature it because on days like this one, it’s important to remember that there’s more going on in this world than just Vid Biz… (Vimeo)

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