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VidiMAX Gets $4.5 Million; Troika Dialog takes a majority stake in the on-demand online movie service. (Quintura Blog)

ActiveVideo Networks Partners with Videon Central; AVN’s software to be embedded in Videon’s middleware stack found in CE devices, will allow delivery of up-to-date video apps to connected devices. (VideoNuze)

TV Stars Poke Fun at Network TV’s Death at Emmys; jokes about the dwindling audience and troubled industry pepper the evening’s affair. (The Hollywood Reporter)

Hybrid Televisions Hitting Europe; new technology uses over-the-air transmissions as well as broadband to bring catch-up viewing services to the TV set. (The New York Times)

Would-be Pirate Bay Buyer Facing Bankruptcy; former director and board member of Global Gaming Factory files request for bankruptcy against his former company because of outstanding debt. (TorrentFreak)

FOX’s The Cleveland Show Going Mobile; Airborne Mobile to develop and distribute ringtones and other content around the Family Guy spin-off. (emailed release)