News Round-Up

--Cooliris Updates Cooliris Express and its Embeddable Cooliris Wall
--FCC Moves Closer to Network-Agnostic Gateways
--UK Broadcaster ITN Launches Fashion-Themed iPhone App
--Simulmedia Raises $8 Million in Series B Funding
--Sony to Offer MLB.TV on PlayStation3
Here is a round-up of some other recent interactive TV-related stories that we didn't have room for in this issue: Visual navigation specialist, Cooliris , has announced various updates for its Cooliris Express tool and the embeddable Cooliris Wall. The FCC on Wednesday voted in favor of items that could move the pay-TV industry towards a new breed of network-agnostic gateway adapters in the long term, while addressing some of the problems with CableCARD in...

Visual Navigation Specialist, Cooliris, Raises $15 Million+ in Series B Funding

--Officially Launches the "Cooliris Wall"
Visual navigation specialist, Cooliris (note: the company's technologies were featured at [itvt]'s TV of Tomorrow Show in San Francisco last month), officially launched its newest application, Monday, the "Cooliris Wall." According to the company, the app allows users to scan an expansive "3D wall" of content from, for example, broadband video sites such as YouTube, social media sites such as Facebook, professional news and entertainment sites, gaming sites, and users' own computers. It is available...