Vid-Biz: Silverlight 3,, Domino’s

Silverlight 3 to Include h.264 Support; next version of Microsoft’s video player (due next year) will incorporate the high-quality video standard and will also include 3D support and GPU hardware acceleration. (Scott Guthrie’s Blog) Raised $5.2 Million; funding announcement originally didn’t have a dollar figure, peHUB came across the amount in regulatory findings. (peHUB)
Order Domino’s Through Your TiVo; new set-top box widget lets you order pizza through your TV. (Zatz Not Funny)
Korea to Get Warner Movies Online Before DVD; studio scaling back on DVDs because of piracy, but ramping up legal online distribution. (The New York Times)
Mass Animation Crowd-Sourcing New Film; Intel backing the project, which will have volunteer animators who don’t know each other working to produce a 5-minute animated short. (VentureBeat)
Brightcove Gets Times Online Business; video platform to provide services for the UK newspaper site that does roughly 20 million uniques a month. (emailed news)
Heavy Launches in Australia; men’s online video network kicks off Down Under with destinations like, BitTorrent, Fanpop and OVGuide. (emailed release)