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Interview: RingGuides, Inc. Founder, Robert May, on the Company's New Ringz.TV App

Listen to internet radio with Tracy Swedlow on Blog Talk Radio Last month, San Francisco-based start-up, RingGuides Inc. (RGI), launched Ringz.TV , a second-screen social-TV/content-discovery/video-sharing app that the company bills as "organiz[ing] thousands of Web video streams in a multi-dimensional environment" and as "leveraging the iPad's dual core processors and multi-touch inputs" in order to "deliver a fast-paced world where viewers flip, swipe, tap and pinch to explore a rich media universe."

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The iTV Doctor Reviews: Second-Screen Apps at the Oscars

Dear Readers: As promised, this week's column is a review of second-screen (iPhone) apps that complemented the February 26th Academy Awards broadcast on ABC. We'll be looking at Shazam, Miso, Viggle and ABC's in-house iPhone experience. The overall domestic Oscar audience was pegged at 38 million viewers, significantly less than the 44 million viewers for the Grammys, and only about a third of the Super Bowl audience.

TV Guide Shops Rich Media Ads for iPhone, iPad and Android Apps

- A&E Touts Stephen King's 'Bag of Bones' on all TV Guide Digital Properties
TV Guide is beginning to pitch media buyers cross-platform ads that can run on TVGuide.com, in addition to rich media ads that it will distribute through apps it has built for Apple 's iPhone, iPad and mobile phones running Google 's Android platform. Looking to drive viewers to the premiere last weekend of its Bag of Bones miniseries, A&E was the first sponsor to buy what TV Guide described as a "cross-platform morph overlay execution."...

Time Warner Cable Launches TWC TV App for Android Tablets

-- App Turns Tablet into Remote Control; but doesn't Support Live Streaming

Time Warner Cable launched an app Tuesday that lets subscribers with the Samsung Galaxy or Motorola Xoom tablets to use the devices as a remote control and to set remote DVR recordings. But its TWC TV app doesn't allow subscribers to watch live video on the tablets – a feature the cable MSO already offers through apps it has developed for Apple 's iPad and iPhone. Time Warner Cable said the app is...

Interactive TV News Roundup

-- iTunes Creator Helping to Develop TV for Apple -- Shelby.tv Builds Apps for iPhone, iPad -- DirecTV Adds Recommendation Engine to Interactive Program Guide -- NCTC Expands into TV Everywhere Authentication -- Nintendo Lands Hulu Plus for 3DS, Wii -- Alticast Partners with Icareus

Interactive TV News Round-Up (IV): Discovery, "Penn & Teller," Ensequence, Intenuum

--Discovery's "Penn & Teller Tell a Lie" to Offer Second-Screen Interactive TV Experience
--Ensequence Provides More Information about its CTAM iTV Idol Contest Entry
--Intenuum Launches ACR-Based Interactive TV Advertising App for iPhone
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 , we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us a couple of days to catch up with all the recent news: so if your company has sent us a press release or briefed us on an announcement, and you don't yet see your news covered in this issue, please bear with us. Discovery...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VI): PBS, Roku, Disney, Fling Soft, "Travel with Kids," YouTube

--PBS to Premiere First Episode of New Ken Burns Documentary on its iPad and iPhone/iPod touch Apps
--Roku Adds Disney App Featuring Short-Form Video
--TV Series, "Travel with Kids," Launches on Roku; Official YouTube Roku Channel Set to Launch
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 , we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. PBS said Wednesday that the first episode of " Prohibition ," the new documentary miniseries from Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, will premiere on PBS's free apps for the iPad and for the iPhone and iPod touch this Friday. "The entire series will air nationally on PBS Sunday-Tuesday, October 2nd, 3rd...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): Television Academy, Emmys, TVplus, Ustream, BigLook360

--Television Academy Taps ACR Company, TVplus, to Power iPad Companion Experience for Emmys Telecast
--Academy Will Also Offer iPhone App, Ustream-Powered Companion Show for the Telecast
--BigLook360 to Power Live Interactive Video Coverage of Emmys Red Carpet for People Magazine
Due to the large volume of news generated by the IFA, IBC and CEDIA trade shows--and because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 --we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us a few more days to catch up with all the recent news: so if your company has sent us a press release or briefed us on an announcement, and...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (V): Microsoft, Miramax, Ooyala, Nagra

--Microsoft Launches Programming-Discovery/Social-TV iPhone App, TeleBing, in Japan
--Miramax Launches Ooyala-Powered Facebook App
--Nagra to Showcase Multiscreen TV Solution, Cloud-Based Services at IBC 2011
Because the [itvt] editorial team was recently on the road for several weeks--and has also been working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 --we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us a few more days to catch up with all the recent news: so if your company has sent us a press release or briefed us on an announcement, and you don't yet see your news covered...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (II): Cablevision, Civolution, Clearleap, LG Electronics

--Cablevision Launches Live Streaming App for iPhone, iPod touch
--Civolution Announces its IBC2011 Exhibit Plans
--Clearleap, LG Partner to Enable Operators to Deliver Programming OTT to LG Connected TV's
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been on the road the past few weeks, we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us several days to catch up with all the recent news: so if your company has sent us a press release or briefed us on an announcement, and you don't yet see your news covered in this issue, please bear with us. Following its launch...

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