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Fresh off the NewTeeVee news ticker, headlines from the world of online video:

CBS Partners with Social Networks, Community Sites, will allow content to be embedded, shared across a wide range of platforms (here’s the press release list: new deals with Automattic, Clearspring, DAVE Networks, Goowy Media, meebo, MeeVee, Musestorm, Ning, RockYou!, Slide, VideoEgg, Voxant and vSocial; expanded deals signed with AOL, Brightcove, Netvibes and Veoh). (CBS press release)

DTV Transition Could Mean Old TV Trash Heap, as viewers pitch old sets in favor of new, digital and high-def boxes. (LA Times)

HP Touts HDTV, Movie downloads, in new versions of screens and media-server PCs due out later this year. (Dealerscope)

Court Upholds Initial Rigas Convictions, putting former cable magnates John Rigas and son Timothy a step closer to jail. (Light Reading)

Telefonica Turns On Narrowstep for IPTV, sees 300,000 viewers in Spain test of service. (Converge)

Leak of Crash Video Spurs N.J. Turnpike Crackdown, will now limit which employees have access to security cameras. (NJ Star-Ledger)