Vid-Biz: TiVo, AOL, Silverlight

TiVo’s 3Q Loss Widens, Bigger Loss Seen in 4Q; the DVR maker lost 112,000 customers in the third quarter, leaving it with 2.3 million subscribers, which is down from 2.7 million a year earlier. (Bloomberg)

AOL Boasts About Its Supersized Video Offering; AOL says that 5Min’s library and distribution deals, along with its existing video offering, gave it a total of 493 million video streams in October. (MediaMemo)

Microsoft Job Advert Hints at Apps for Xbox; Microsoft is looking to expand its Silverlight web platform to Xbox 360, which could allow Microsoft to develop additional interactive applications. (Wired)

British OVP Vzaar Gets Investment From Oliver Stone; director Oliver Stone invested an undisclosed sum in Vzaar’s most recent financing round, and was so enthusiastic that he recorded a short commercial for the company. (VideoNuze)

WDTV Live Updated for Facebook & USB Keyboards; the latest firmware update brings new apps, including Facebook, AccuWeather and Flingo, and USB keyboards are now supported to facilitate text entry. (Zatz Not Funny!)

Digital Rights Are a Big ‘Ol Mess; consumers essentially need a PhD in movie and TV rights to figure out where to get what, when and how. (BTIG Research)

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