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Microsoft Launches IPTV Ad System; the Mediaroom Advertising Platform will allow targeted interactive television ads to be delivered set-top boxes and provide measurement, the offering will be ready for roll out to AT&T and other telcos in 2009. (Multichannel News)

Envivio Raises $25 Million; IP video convergence encoding company’s new capital infusion co-led by private equity firms Harbourvest and Atlantic Bridge, as well as Samsung Ventures. (release)

DigiMeld Gets $2 Million; angel investors put money into company working on smoother playback of high-definition video over the web. (VentureBeat)

Terrorists Banned from YouTube; company adjusts guidelines to ban terror training videos, and videos that incite others to commit violent acts. (World News Australia)

WatchMEmelt Uses Online Video to Fight Obesity; community can posts vids to show off progress, exercises they’ve developed and clips to encourage others. (TechCrunch)

Control Your TiVo with Your Blackberry; DVR company partners up with Research in Motion to show users TV listings and schedule recordings from their phones. (CED)

Lionsgate Content Going Mobile; company hooking up with Zed to create video and more based on Lionsgate properties as well as original material. (The Hollywood Reporter)