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

No More TV Journalists? 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)