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New iTV Doctor Column Features Five Interactive TV Executives Who Are Looking for a Gig

--Plus Edgar Villalpando Argues that Interactive Video Could Revitalize the Newspaper Industry
[itvt] has just published the latest edition of Rick Howe 's regular column, "The iTV Doctor Is In! " Last month, the good doctor announced a new feature called Looking for a Gig , that sees him inviting readers who are looking for a new job "whether full-time or part-time, permanent or temporary, salaried or contract," or who are just interested in seeing what's out there, to email him a brief description of their capabilities...

News Round-Up

--BIAP Changes its Name to FourthWall Media
--Canoe Ventures Looking to Staff Up
--Disney's Keychest Tech Would Enable New Content Ownership Model for Multiplatform World
--MySpace Launches vCommerce-Enabled Music Videos Hub
--NBA to Launch Interactive TV Show on NBA.com
--NBA Also Considering Letting Fans Interact with One Another via Interactive TV Widgets
--Rogers to Launch TV Everywhere-Type Service Next Month, Cox in Wait-and-See Mode
--Yahoo! in Branded Programming Partnership with GroupM
Here is a round-up of some other interactive TV-related stories we didn't have room for in this issue: As [itvt] was going to press, we learned that Plano, Texas-based interactive TV software provider, BIAP (note: last year, the company--whose name is an acronym for Broadband Interactive Applications--secured a five-year license agreement for its ETV User Agent with Time Warner Cable--see [itvt] Issue 8.23 Part 2B), has changed its name to FourthWall Media . We plan...

History UK Launches New Channel Web Sites Featuring Brightcove Video Player, DVR Integration

--Brightcove Says It Is Looking to Fill 30 New Job Openings This Quarter
The History Channel (UK) , a joint venture between A&E Television Networks (AETN) and BSkyB, has launched new consumer Web sites for its History ( history.co.uk ) and Military History ( militaryhistory.co.uk ) channels. The sites, which were co-produced with AETN International and which debuted July 16th, feature a video player from US broadband video publishing solutions provider, Brightcove, remote recording functionality for the Sky+ DVR, and an interactive timeline. The sites are also billed...