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Vid-Biz: ThePlatform, Funding, ZVUE

ThePlatform to Deliver Video for Three Major Cable Cos.; Comcast-owned video platform to provide video to web sites from Time Warner Cable, Cablevision and Cox Communications. (The Wall Street Journal)

Agent Video Intelligence and MyToons Get Funding; video surveillance company receives $9 million Series B round from 21Ventures; online animation community gets undisclosed second round led by led by Syncom Venture Partners and Barshop Ventures. (Agent Video Intelligence: release; MyToons: release)

ZVUE Restructures eBaums World Deal, Gets $1M; with a potential stock de-listing pressing down on it, the company negotiates to pay eBaum less now with more to come, plus ZVUE CTO lends his company $1 million. (paidContent)

Verizon FiOS to Battle Time Warner Over NYC; Telco gets final approval to offer its TV service in New York, plans to start installing Aug. 1. (The Wall Street Journal)

Justin.tv Passes the 1 Million Registered Users-Mark; company also experienced biggest traffic day this past weekend. Now where’s the revenue? (Justin.tv Blog)

No More TV Journalists? MSNBC.com president says video news gathering now being centered around the web. (Beet.TV)

Linux Version of Boxee Available; open-source set-top box software can now be downloaded for Ubuntu 7.10 and 8.04. (Boxee Blog)