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Interactive TV News Round-Up (IV): Jivox, Netflix, Roku

--Jivox Says Interactive Video Ads Garner Record Engagement During Holiday Shopping Season
--Netflix Says Users of its Instant Streaming Service Watched 2 Billion+ Hours of Content in Q4
--Roku Launches Streaming Stick

Because of the volume of news already being generated by next week's 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), and because the [itvt] editorial team has a backlog of news to cover following TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 and our post-event vacation, 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.

Interactive TV News Round-Up (II): Boxee, CNBC, Samsung, Roku, Google, Concurrent

--Boxee Announces Its Last Software Update for PC's
--CNBC Real-Time App Launches on Samsung, Roku and Google Connected-TV Platforms
--Concurrent Awarded Patent for Trick-Play Ad-Insertion Technology

Because the [itvt] editorial team has a backlog of news to cover following TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 and our post-event vacation, 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.

Interactive TV News Roundup

-- PlayJam to Integrate Philips’ uWand Gesture Control Technology

-- LoveFilm Scores Warner Bros. Licensing Deal

-- Roku to Expand to United Kingdom and Canada

-- Arris May Enable Voice Controls for Moxi Guide

-- Entone Names Morton Head of Market Development for Broadband TV

Interactive TV News Roundup

-- Roku Adds Pandora Button to Remote Control

-- Ustream Founder Steps Dow

-- Digitalsmiths Launches 'Seamless Discovery' Video Search

-- Google Ponders Pay TV Business

  • Pandora Internet Radio will soon get a dedicated button on the remote controls for streaming media set-tops from Roku. The company's Roku XD and Roku LT will be the first set-tops to ship with a remote containing a Pandora button. 

Interactive TV News Roundup (Part 2)

-- WSJ Live Expands to Apple TV, Google TV, Roku

-- Time Warner Cable Nears Completion of Android App

-- Bright House Launches iPad App

-- Panasonic Bundles Social TV Apps with Viera HDTVs

-- TiVo Names Capitol Hill Veteran Wymer Communications Director

Interactive TV News Roundup

-- The X Factor uses Twitter to Collect Vote

-- Wertheimer Named President of Digital at Fox Broadcasting

-- Fox Strikes TV Everywhere Deals with Mediacom, Verizon

-- Roku Scores Pac-Man and Galaga for Casual Game Offering

-- Cable Operators Launch Movies On Demand Facebook App

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VII): Roku, HBO, Sling Media, TiVo

--Roku Launches $49.99 Streaming Player
--HBO's "TV Everywhere" Service, HBO Go, to Launch on Roku
--Sling Media Launches SlingPlayer for Android Tablets
--TiVo Announces Availability of its $500 Premiere Elite DVR

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.

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VI): PlayJam, Relentless, Slingo, Roku, Target

--PlayJam to Launch Relentless Software's "Quiz Climber" Game on its Connected-TV Games Portal
--PlayJam in Connected-TV Games Partnership with Slingo
--Roku Boxes Now Available at Target

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.

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VI): TidalTV, Roku, Time Warner Cable, HBO

--TidalTV Working with Roku to Offer OTT Video Advertising
--Time Warner Cable Updates its iPad Streaming App
--Report: Time Warner Cable Set to Offer HBO's "TV Everywhere" Service
--Report: Time Warner Cable Looking to Let Subscribers Access Social Networks through the TV

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.

Interactive TV News Round-Up (II): DISH Network, Blockbuster, Facebook, HealthiNation, Roku

--DISH Network, Blockbuster Launch DVD's-by-Mail/Instant-Streaming Service for DISH Subscribers
--Blockbuster to Launch Facebook App for Renting and Viewing Videos
--HealthiNation Enters Connected-TV Space via Launch on Roku

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. 

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.

Interactive TV News Round-Up (IX): Starz, SyncTV, African Music Channel, Roku, Samsung, Visiware

--Starz Ends Contract-Renewal Negotiations with Netflix
--SyncTV to Deliver African Movie Channel to Roku Players, Samsung Connected TV's
--Visiware Launches PlayAlong Second-Screen Interactive TV Solution

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 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.

Interactive TV News Round-Up (III): Espial, OTE, Joost, Neulion, MLS, Panasonic, Roku

--Espial MediaBase Powering VOD for Greek Telco, OTE
--Joost Launches j-Roll Interactive Pre-Roll Video Ad Product
--Neulion Powers MLS MatchDay Live on Panasonic Viera Connect Connected TV's and Roku STB's

Because the [itvt] editorial team is catching up with a backlog of news--and has also been working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2011--we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format.

Interactive TV News Round-Up (IV): Hillcrest Labs, Roku, httv

--Roku Licenses Hillcrest Labs Technology for its New Motion-Sensing Remote Control
--httv to Launch httvBOX "Turnkey" Software Solution for Connected TV's and Set-Top Boxes 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 in this issue, please bear with us.

Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): Accedo Broadband, Roku, ActiveVideo, P&F, Philips, Amazon

--Accedo Broadband Launches Interactive TV Casual Games on Roku 2
--ActiveVideo's CloudTV Technology and TAG Games Now Available on Philips Connected-TV Sets
--Amazon Instant Video Now Offers 100,000+ Titles, Amazon Prime 9,000+ Titles

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been on the road the past few weeks--as well as 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 in this issue, please bear with us.

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