Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (III) 8/19/16: Kudelski, LeEco, LG, Liberty, LinkedIn, Machinima, Microsoft, MikMak, NBC, Snapchat, Olympics, Netflix, Ooyala, Pinterest, Roku, Rovi, Samba TV, Showtime, Sky

As most of you are probably aware, [itvt]'s news round-ups were on hiatus for a couple of months, because our editorial team was working on TVOT SF 2016 and then taking a post-event break. We expect it will take us a few weeks to catch up with all recent developments (note: we have marked older stories with the date they originally broke), so if you have sent us a press release or briefed us about...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (III): EchoStar, iPowow, Miss Universe, Liberty, Metrological, Intellicore

--EchoStar Europe Launches Android-Enabled IP Set-Top Box
--iPowow Powers Second-Screen Interactivity for "Miss Universe" Telecast
--Metrological Tapped to Power Web-Based Interactive TV Apps on Liberty Global's Horizon Platform
--Intellicore Develops iPad App for Liberty Global's Horizon Platform
Due to the large volume of news generated by the IFA, IBC and CEDIA trade shows--and because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 --we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us several days 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...