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Vid-Biz: iPhone, ManiaTV, CBS

Flash Not Good Enough for iPhone? Apple CEO says his device needs something much better and faster than Adobe’s current offering. (Dow Jones)

ManiaTV Raises $5.5 Million; Series C round led by DAG Ventures along with return backers Benchmark Capital, Centennial Ventures and Intel Capital. (PE Hub)

CBS Tops List of Nets for Time Spent Online; in December, CBS served up 33.8 million videos with viewers spending 104 minutes on the site, NBC was second with 25.3 million videos and 62 million minutes. (Silicon Alley Insider)

LiveUniverse Makes Revver Acquisition Official; we’ve known about it for a while, but the press release was sent out yesterday. (release)

MediaFLO Puts College Hoops on Mobile Phones; company will provide more than 300 live games, including those played as part of the Men’s College Basketball Tournament. (release)

Widevine Teams Up with Origin Digital; DRM company will integrate with Origin’s content broadcasting service, Odaptor. (release)

AT&T U-verse Plucks Rotten Tomatoes; VOD service will offer “Certified Fresh” movie recommendations from the popular film review site. (release)