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Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (I): Adap.tv, AOL, Aereo, Syncbak, Alticast, STMicroelectronics, Lovefilm, Antik Technology, Apple TV, AT&T U-verse, ESPN, BBC, BlackArrow, Tesco, Blinkbox

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on TVOT NYC 2013 ( December 11th in New York City ), and because of the huge volume of news generated by the IBC and IFA conferences, we are covering stories in this issue in headlines/round-up format (note: if you have sent us a press release or briefed us about a piece of news, and don't yet see it covered here, please bear with us): AOL-Owned...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (IV): FremantleMedia, Google, MPEG LA, Harmonic, HbbTV, News Corp., Disney, Hulu, Imagine Communications, Innovid, Xbox 360, blinkbox, Netflix

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2013 (June 25th-26th in San Francisco), we are covering stories in this issue in headlines/round-up format: FremantleMedia Names Keith Hindle CEO of Newly Created Digital & Branded Entertainment Division Report: Original, Gay-Themed Dramas Flourish on Internet TV Google Secures License Deal with MPEG LA Covering its VP8 Web Video Format Harmonic Launches Cloud-Based Video-Transcoding Service Harmonic Completes Sale of Cable...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (I): Oscars, Akamai, mDialog, AMC, The Nerdist, "The Talking Dead," Amino, Apple TV, BBC, Beck, Chris Milk, blinkbox, MGM

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2013 ( June 25th-26th in San Francisco-- Super-Early-Bird Registration ends next Thursday! ), we are covering stories in this issue in headlines/round-up format: The Academy Taps Reporter Chris Connelly to Conduct Oscars Red-Carpet Celebrity Interviews for its "Backstage Pass" Second-Screen Experience Akamai Launches Ad Integration Services to "Simplify the Insertion of Individually Targeted Advertising Video Content into Video Streams without...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (II): Comcast, Olympics, Corpus Media, DirecTV, Espial, Fanhattan, GetGlue, HBO, Blinkbox, Mag Rack, Cox, Miranda Lambert, NBCUniversal

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...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (I): BAMM.tv, BBC, Bemis Balkind, Blinkbox, Samsung, blinkx, Channel 4, Channel 5, Channel Master TV, Cisco, Conax

In order to catch up with the huge volume of interactive TV-related news generated over the past two weeks at IBC, IFA, CEDIA, IDF and beyond, we have prepared a series of headline round-ups with hyperlinks to press releases and other news sources. Multiplatform Music Video Programmer, BAMM.tv , Offers Artists Video Production Services BBC Unveils Plans for Online and Connected-TV Coverage of 2012 Olympics Bemis Balkind Taps Ex-Trailer Park Advanced Content Group President to...

Interactive TV News Roundup

-- UK Retailer Tesco Buys Streaming Video Site Blinkbox -- Two Way Media Raises Funds for Social Gaming, Connected TV Projects -- Hollywood Directors Protes New $30 Premium VOD Window -- Appeals Court Ruling Could Force EchoStar to Settle with TiVo
British retail giant Tesco is expanding into the streaming video business, acquiring an 80 percent stake in online TV and movie site Blinkbox . Founded by former executives from the UK's Channel 4 and Vodafone in 2006, Blinkbox offers both paid content, and free ad-supported videos. Tesco's deal follows a move from Amazon in January to buy Blinkbox rival LoveFilm . Some U.S. retailers are also expanding into the online video sector, including Wal-Mart which...

News Round-Up (IV): People of Lava, Philips, Sharp, Loewe, Samsung, blinkbox, Google TV, Android, search, connected TV, over-the-top, OTT

--Sweden's People of Lava Launches Android-Based TV Set
--Philips, Sharp, Loewe in Partnership to Create Common Platform for Connected TV's
--Samsung in Connected-TV Deal with blinkbox, May Equip its TV's with Google Android
Due to the large volume of interactive TV-related news generated over the past few days by the IFA and the run-up to the IBC, we are covering stories in this issue in round-up format. We anticipate that it will take a couple of days for us 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...