Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (IV): GetGlue, Viggle, Google TV, Huawei, Comcast RDK, IFC, Intel, iWedia, Jinni, Time Warner Cable, Vudu, Kwarter

As most of you are probably aware, [itvt]'s daily news reporting was on hiatus for several weeks, because our editorial team was working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2012 and then taking a post-event break. In order to catch up with the news we missed during that period--as well as the huge volume of news generated last week by CES 2013--we are covering stories in headlines/round-up format (note: we have marked older stories with the date they originally broke). We expect it will take us a couple of weeks to catch up with all recent developments, so if you have sent us a press release or briefed us about a piece of news, and don't yet see it covered here, please bear with us.

  • Social-TV Companies, GetGlue and Viggle, Abandon Plans for Merger
  • Founder, Robert F.X. Sillerman, Provides Viggle with $20 Million Line of Credit
  • Report: Google TV to Launch "Pure Streaming" Set-Top Boxes
  • Huawei Licenses Comcast RDK
  • IFC Names Colin Moore VP of Digital and Alternative Content
  • Intel Teams with Comcast, Arris to Support Viewing of Xfinity TV on IP Devices in the Home
  • Intel Teams with Bouygues Telecom to Bring Linear TV and VOD to Intel-Based Devices
  • iWedia Tapped by Google as Software Integrator for Google TV
  • Mood-Based Programming-Discovery Specialist, Jinni, Secures Seven New Licensing Agreements in Q4; New Customers Include Time Warner Cable, Vudu, Bouygues Telecom, C More Entertainment, Prisa, SingTel, Multichoice
  • Second-Screen Social-TV Company, Kwarter, Raises $4 Million; Company's Platform Powered TBS's Social Dugout App
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