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Did Roku Raise ‘Boku’ Bucks? Maker of the Netflix Player receives an undisclosed amount of Series C funding from Menlo Ventures. (peHUB)

Microsoft Turns to UGC Ads; new “I’m a PC” commercial features actual users from around the globe who uploaded video. (Ad Age)

Anystream and Voxant Re-Brand; recently merged companies will now be known as GrabNetworks. (Grab Networks)

Free Trial of NHL GameCenter Live; hockey fans can tune in online and watch games for free tomorrow, Oct. 30. (emailed release)

Dish Offers Multiple Viewpoints (Literally) for Election; satellite company’s mosaic interface will show six simultaneous news feeds on one screen through Nov. 7. (Broadcasting & Cable)

TidalTV Signs CNBC Content; online network to carry updates from the biz channel programming like The Hunt for Black Gold, and Saving General Motors. (TVWeek)

Study: MySpace Top Place for Moviegoers; Nielsen NRG says the social network is the top place 15 – 24 year olds look for information about new film releases. (Variety)