Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (IV): Qwiki, Microsoft Bing, ABC News, Rockify, Sky, Telus, Time Warner Cable, Paradox Interactive, TwitchTV, Twitter

As most of you are probably aware, [itvt]'s daily news reporting was on hiatus for a few weeks, because our editorial team was working on the TV of Tomorrow Show and then taking a post-event break. We are covering the news we have missed via a series of headline round-ups, and will then resume daily news production. We expect it will take us a few more days to catch up with all recent developments, so...

Qwiki Launches iPad App

Visual search firm Qwiki launched a free app for Apple's iPad, which offers users location-specific information with still images, videos and audio commentary. The app allows users to browse more than 3 million "Qwikis," and the company is adding new topics daily. Often described as a "talking Wikipedia," San Francisco-based Qwiki debuted in September. It has raised $10.5 million in funding to date. More

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VII): Philo, FX, PlayJam, STMicroelectronics, Adobe, Ocean Blue, Qwiki

--Philo Teams with FX on Social TV Event for "Lights Out" Premiere
--PlayJam in Interactive TV Games Partnership with STMicroelectronics
--STMicroelectronics in Partnerships with Adobe, Ocean Blue Software
--Qwiki Raises $5 Million of Planned $8 Million Series A Funding Round
Due to the large volume of news generated by the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), which took place last week in Las Vegas, we are covering stories in this issue in summary/round-up form. Our regular news coverage will return shortly. Social TV check-in company, Philo , teamed with FX for a "virtual premiere party" Tuesday evening for the latter's new series, "Lights Out." "Fans of the show can 'check-in' on Philo to chat live, unlock a...