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Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up 1/21/16 (I): Accedo, SeeSo, Al Jazeera, Amazon, Android TV, Apple TV, Nuvyyo, Time Warner, Arris, AT&T, Azubu, BBC

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 2015 and then taking a post-event break. In order to catch up with the news we missed during that period, 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 few weeks to...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up 9/25/14 (I): ABC, Accedo, ActiveVideo, AdGorilla, A+E, AioTV, Alcatel-Lucent, Al Jazeera, Amazon, Anevia, AnyClip, AOL, Apple TV, FX, Arris

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on TVOT NYC 2014 (December 9th in New York City--purchase your Early-Bird tickets here !), we are covering stories in this issue in headlines/round-up format: ABC Relaunches its WATCH App; New Features Include Integration of the Viewer's Facebook and Twitter Pages, Easy Sharing of Video Clips, "Multi-Cam" and More Accedo Launches Accedo VIA, Billed as "a State-of-the-Art Application Solution, which Enables Operators, Media Companies and Broadcasters...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up 3/3/14 (I): ABC, Oscars, Twitter, Livefyre, Al Jazeera, Alticast, Amazon, BBC, "American Idol," Google, Facebook, Fox, FremantleMedia, 19 Entertainment, Apple TV

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2014 (June 10th-11th in San Francisco-- purchase your tickets here !), we are covering stories in this issue in headlines/round-up format: ABC Offers "TV Everywhere" Live-Streaming of the Oscars via its WatchABC App,, and; Available only to Authenticated Comcast , Cablevision , Cox , Charter , Midcontinent , Verizon FiOS, Google Fiber and AT&T U-verse Subs in...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (I): AccuWeather, Aereo, Al Jazeera, BBC Red Button, BBC iPlayer, Sky, Capablue, comScore, Current TV

Because the [itvt] editorial team is busy working on our upcoming TV of Tomorrow Show event, TVOT NYC Intensive (December 10th in New York City --Fall-Discount pricing ends midnight tonight, October 31st!), we are covering stories in this issue in headlines format: AccuWeather Launches Windows 8 App CCIA, Internet Association Join Public Knowledge in Filing Amicus Briefs in Support of TV-Placeshifting Company, Aereo Aereo Files for Patent for Method of Streaming Local TV Broadcasts to...

Interactive TV News Roundup

-- Clevver Media Launches YouTube Channel for Latinos -- Cablevision Launches Interactive AmberWatch Channel -- RCN Deploys SeaChange AssetFlow -- Al Jazeera Uses Social TV Tools -- Trailer Park Names Hauck Executive Producer of Interactive TV, Menus and Content
Clevver Media launched a Spanish-language YouTube channel ClevverTeVe , which targets Latinos interested in Hollywood headlines. The company said ClevverTeVe, which is the first of three channels that it is providing to YouTube as part of its original programming effort, will deliver daily entertainment, celebrity and fashion news content. Former Univision and Telemundo producer and reporter Gwendy Rodriguez will serve as host of ClevverTeVe. Cablevision is the first cable operator to launch an interactive TV...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (III): Accedo, Facebook, Al Jazeera, Avail-TVN, Brightcove,

--Facebook Designates Accedo Broadband "Preferred Developer Consultant" for TV Applications
--Al Jazeera English to Launch Social Media-Driven Show, "The Stream"
--Avail-TVN Launches Digital Media Metadata Management Solution
--Brightcove Powers Broadband Video for
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy this week working on the TV of Tomorrow Show 2011, we are covering recent news in round-up/summary form. Once again, we anticipate that it will take us a few days to catch up with all the news we plan to cover: so if your company has sent us a press release or briefed us on an announcement, and you don't see your news covered in this issue,...

Interactive TV News Round-Up

--Al Jazeera Launches "Lean-Back" Version of its Web Site for Google TV
--Brightcove Launches "YouTube Sync" Capability
--Cisco's Set-Top Sales Decline 29%
--GetGlue Brings "Check-In"-Based Social TV to the Grammy Awards
--Howard Stern Live-Tweets "Private Parts"
--S&T to Showcase MHEG-IC and HbbTV Solutions at IP&TV World Forum
Here are some other interactive TV-related stories we didn't have room for in this issue: Al Jazeera , the Qatar-based news network whose coverage of the ongoing Egyptian revolution has been widely viewed and praised, but which has previously faced difficulties getting its Al Jazeera English channel carried by US pay-TV platforms, has launched a "lean-back" version of its Web site for Google TV . Google trumpeted the news, Friday, on its dedicated Google TV...

Interactive TV News Round-Up

--Report: Amazon in Talks with Studios about Acquiring Content for Netflix-Style Streaming Service
--"Security Requirements" Further Delay Launch of Boxee's Netflix App
--Brightcove Targets Federal Government
--HSN Names Jill Braff EVP of Digital Commerce
--Public Interest Groups File Amicus Brief Supporting ivi TV
--News Corp. Taps John McKinley to Head Development of New Digital Products
--Roku Launches Al Jazeera, USB Media Player
--Softel Announces Exhibit Plans for NAB 2011
Here is a round-up of some other interactive TV-related stories we didn't have room for in this issue.

Al Jazeera Taps Livestation to Develop iPhone/iPod touch Application

Pioneering Arabic news network, Al Jazeera , has tapped broadband video specialist, Livestation , to develop AJE Live, an application that delivers its Al Jazeera English channel on the Apple iPhone and iPod touch devices. The application, which is available in the Apple App Store, is currently priced at $2.99 and delivers a live feed of the channel free-of-charge both on 3G and on WiFi networks (note: if used with a WiFi connection, the app...