Vid-Biz: YouTube, Jaman, Kwiry

YouTube Mutes Infringing Music; instead of yanking the entire clip, just the infringing soundtrack is removed, resulting in a silent video. (Mashable)

Jaman Expands into Europe; online movie service also hires former MySpace Exec David Fisher to head up localized UK site. (emailed release)

Kwiry Lets You Program Your TiVo via TXTs; service works without a mobile browser; after setup, just text “TiVo” the name of the show and a code. (CNET)

MTVN Signs On With Panache; video ad company to serve video ads to the network’s sites. (MediaPost)

House Republicans Want to Keep DTV Transition Date; Rep. Joe Barton (R-Tex.) along with 14 other House Republicans sent a letter to Obama, urging him to keep the date as is. (MediaWeek)

U.S. Patent Office to Reexamine TiVo’s “Time Warp” Patent; it’s the latest twist in the ongoing legal dispute between EchoStar and the DVR maker. (Broadcasting & Cable)

NBC Digital Entertainment Ups Emre Celik; Celik gets promoted to become the units’ vice president of technology. (emailed release)