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Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (VII): SocialGuide, Nielsen, Twitter, NowThis News, Ofcom, Pace, Patreon, Philips uWand, Gamious, Rdio, Redbox Instant by Verizon, TYT, Roku, Sigma Designs, yes

As most of our readers are probably aware, [itvt]'s news reporting was on hiatus for several weeks, because our editorial team was working on TVOT 2013 and then taking a post-event break. In order to catch up with the news we missed during that period, we are covering stories in headlines/round-up format (note: we have marked older stories with the date they originally broke). We expect it will take us a few weeks to catch...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (V): Ericsson, Microsoft, Motorola, Monterosa, Sky, Movea, STMicroelectronics, SoftAtHome, Netflix, Nielsen, SocialGuide, Twitter, OnLive, Ooyala

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2013 ( June 25th-26th in San Francisco--Early-Bird Registration ends midnight Sunday! ), we are covering stories in this issue in headlines/round-up format: Report: Ericsson in Discussions to Buy Microsoft's IPTV Business, as Microsoft Focuses its Advanced-TV Efforts on the Xbox Microsoft Xbox App News: SmartGlass Second-Screen App Launched for Season 3 of "Game of Thrones"; MLB.TV App Revamped; IndieFlix, Revision3,...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (V): SnappyTV, Pac-12, Ooyala, Music Choice, TMS, Digitalsmiths, Twitter, Vine, Nielsen, SocialGuide, USA Network, Youtoo, NATPE, Google, YouTube

As most of you are probably aware, [itvt]'s daily news reporting was on hiatus for several weeks, because our editorial team was working on TVOT NYC Intensive 2012 and then taking a post-event break. In order to catch up with the news we missed during that period--as well as the huge volume of news generated earlier this month by CES 2013--we are covering stories in headlines/round-up format (note: we have marked older stories with the...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (VI): Sigma Designs, Trident, Simulmedia, SocialGuide, Univision, Sub Focus, Synacor, Carbyn, Telus, Time Warner Cable, TiVo, Comcast

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on The TV of Tomorrow Show , as well as moving to a new office (note: our new mailing address is 1274 35th Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94122), we are covering stories in this issue as a series of headline round-ups with hyperlinks to press releases and other news sources. Sigma Designs Completes Purchase of Trident 's Digital TV Unit, Appoints New GM Targeted Advertising Company,...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VI): SeaChange, Shazam, NBC, Red Bull Supernatural, SocialGuide

--SeaChange to Sell its Broadcast Server and Storage Business
--Shazam to Provide ACR-Powered Enhancements for NBC's Coverage of Red Bull Supernatural
--SocialGuide Launches Social-TV Analytics Product, SocialGuide Intelligence
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2012 , we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. SeaChange International said Wednesday that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its broadcast server and storage business--a move that it says will allow it to focus on its core software and services operations, including its backoffice, video-streaming, gateway-software and advertising solutions. "The sale to a group of...

The iTV Doctor Is In!: What Do the Operators Do Now?

Dear Readers : When I started on this column last week, we hoped to publish it on Monday night (for a Tuesday morning audience). Because of the heavy news load on Monday and again on Tuesday, we're now publishing on Wednesday night--just after the news about Canoe surfaced. In a press announcement today, newly appointed Canoe CEO Joel Hassell said, "Canoe will conclude its national interactive TV initiatives. Cable's ITV business will continue through the...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (V): Panasonic, SocialGuide, Synacor

--Report: Panasonic to Exit US Cable Set-Top Box Business
--SocialGuide Seeking to Raise $500,000 to Fund Expansion, New Products
--"TV Everywhere" Specialist, Synacor, Hopes to Raise Up to $94 Million via IPO
Due to the large volume of news generated by the recent 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. We anticipate that it will take us several more days to process all the news from the show: so if your company has sent us a press release or briefed us on an announcement, and you don't yet see your news covered in this issue, please bear with...

"Social TV, Viewer Data and Monetization" at TVOT NYC Intensive 2011

[itvt] is pleased to present a video recording of the session, "Social TV, Viewer Data and Monetization," which was one of the highlights of our recent TVOT NYC Intensive event (took place December 5th in New York City). The session was described in the TVOT NYC Intensive 2011 brochure as follows:

Zap2It Tracks Social TV Buzz with SocialGuide

-- Modules Display Shows Generating Discussion on Facebook and Twitter
TV listings site Zap2it is beginning to rank the most popular TV programs viewers are chatting about on Twitter and Facebook . Zap2It, which is owned by Tribune Media Services , struck a deal with SocialGuide that allows it to add modules to its site that display the most popular TV series, reality shows, news programs and live sports that are generating comments from users on Facebook and Twitter. The three most popular programs displayed...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (V): SocialGuide, SureWest, SeaChange International

--SocialGuide Releases Social-TV Ratings for Week of September 12th-18th
--SocialGuide Begins Tracking Social Media Activity around Movies
--SureWest Launches SeaChange's VODlink 5.0 Software Platform and Watch & Buy tCommerce App
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. SocialGuide has released its social-TV ratings for the week of September 12th-18th. "The most talked about show for the week on social networks like Twitter and Facebook was the '63rd Primetime Emmy Awards,' which also won the Primetime slot; and Fox, on which the Awards aired, was the most social network...

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