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Vid-Biz: ReplayTV, NNN, Invidi

ReplayTV Sold to DirectTV; Japanese company D&M Holdings sells the once-shining PVR star to satellite TV company for undisclosed sum. (release)

Next New Networks Passes 82 Million Views; company expects to pass the 100 million-view mark by the end of December. (Next New Networks Blog)

Invidi Secures $25 Million; set-top box advertising company gets Series C round led by GroupM and repeat investors from previous rounds. (MediaWeek)

Meebo Reaches 20 Million People in November; online IM platform says total is a combination of 6.5 million unique visitors to the site and 16.5 million users visiting Meebo widgets. (release) Hooks up with ClipSyndicate; video search and discovery site to use ClipSyndicate’s upcoming video API to broaden search and embed content from ABC, NBC, Bloomberg and others. (emailed release)

Americast and YourSports to Deliver UGC Amateur Sports Video; two companies partner to bring user-generated coverage of amateur sports to local newspaper web sites. (emailed release)