Exclusive: Glamzy Partners with to Bring its Make-Up App to Connected-TV Platforms

--Velope.TV's Michael Gregor and Glamzy's Austin Hunter Discusses their Work on the App with [itvt] , an interactive studio that specializes in application development for emerging platforms, has partnered with Glamzy , the company behind the mobile make-up app of the same name, in order to bring the Glamzy app to various "smart" platforms including connected TV's. Among other things, the partnership sees developing a licensable white-label version of the Glamzy app, and targeting the app for distribution on Google TV, Vizio VIA, Samsung, LG and Roku. The...

DirecTV, Bloomberg Stream Live Video through iPad Apps

-- DirecTV Subscribers Must be Within WiFi Range of Set-top; Bloomberg Offers Video Everywhere
DirecTV and Bloomberg Television launched upgrades to their free apps for Apple 's iPad which allow users to watch live video on the mobile devices. While Bloomberg's app lets any iPad owner watch the live feed from its cable channel – even if they don't subscribe to a cable or satellite programming package that includes Bloomberg – DirecTV's app can only be used by iPad owners that authenticate that they are a DirecTV customer. Bloomberg...

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

History Launches Civil War iPad App

History launched a paid app focused on the American Civil war that offers owners of Apple 's iPad everything from daily news and photos to help using Morse code to send telegrams via Twitter . The cable network appears confident that history buffs will keep driving demand to its $7.99 The Civil War Today App – it has committed to producing daily updates for the app for four years. The History Channel told [itvt] that...