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Vid-Biz: Google, ManiaTV, YouNews

Google to Take TV Ad Auction Public; service lets anyone bid to buy a spot on one of 94 networks and have it delivered to Dish satellite customers. (Multichannel News)

ManiaTV and Partners with Guerilla Hollywood; Guerilla execs to take directorial control of some of ManiaTV’s series and will develop new shows. (MediaWeek)

YouNews Moves to TV; show will feature clips from citizen journalist reports. (Broadcasting & Cable)

AP Starts Up Online Video Syndication Platform; Online Video Network members can upload local video to their site’s player and share it with the rest of the network. (emailed release)

BBC Digital Chief Leaves for Kangaroo; Ashley Highfield to become CEO of online TV joint venture between British Broadcasters (kinda like a UK Hulu). (paidContent UK)

Library of Congress Content Coming Online; History Channel to tap the collection for content across TV, mobile and the web. (Reuters)

Download Videos Direct From YouTube; new system supposedly lets you pull the file without having to go through a separate service. (Google Operating System)