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Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up 7/28/14 (VI): Piksel, Ex Machina, Qplay, RCN, Showtime, TiVo, Netflix, Rovi, Seagate, Roku, Saffron Digital, Simulmedia, Sky, Sling Media, Spike TV

As most of you are probably aware, [itvt]'s news reporting was on hiatus for several weeks, because our editorial team was working on TVOT 2014 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 up...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (IV): Shazam, Spike TV, Omnigon, thePlatform, Astral Media, TiVo, Turner Broadcasting, USA Network, Videotron, Vimeo, Vivoom, YouTube, YouView

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: Shazam EVP of Marketing: Company Expects Second-Screen Interactive TV Advertising to Become its Primary Revenue Stream Spike TV Launches Second-Screen Interactive TV App for its Coverage of Bellator Mixed Martial Arts; Omnigon-Developed iOS App Offers Real-Time Stats, Background Info on Fighters, Polls,...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VI): ruwido, Mediaset, S3 Group, Spike TV, Loyalize

--ruwido's New Companion Box Connects Smartphones to TV to "Personalize the Viewing Experience"
--Mediaset Selects S3 Group's StormTest as its Multiplatform Test-Automation Solution
--Spike TV Taps Loyalize to Add Real-Time Interactivity to "Deadliest Warrior" Season Finale
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...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (IX): Shazam, Spike TV, Time Warner Cable

--Shazam's Automatic Content Recognition (ACR) Tech Enhances Spike TV's "The Deadliest Warrior"
--Time Warner Cable Promises Patch to Fix Bugs in Version 2.0 of its TWCable TV iPad App
Because the [itvt] editorial team is on the road this week, we are covering stories in this edition of the newsletter in round-up format: Audio-based automatic content recognition (ACR) specialist, Shazam (note: the London-based company is best known for offering a mobile application that consumers can use to identify music, as well as unlock supplemental content associated with TV shows--a process it calls "tagging"), contacted [itvt] Wednesday to let us know that its Shazam for...

Shazam Teams with Spike TV, Oxygen

'Shazam for TV' Moments Featured on 'The Glee Project' and 'Guys Choice Awards'
Shazam will soon market its mobile music discovery app through shows on Spike TV and Oxygen , but its audio recognition technology can't yet be used to identify TV content. The company said Friday that Spike TV will include a "Shazam for TV" moment during tonight's "Guys Choice" awards program. Viewers that have downloaded the Shazam app to an iPhone, Android phone and other smartphones will be able to access three "Shazamable moments" by pulling...

News Round-Up

--DISH Faces April 30th Deadline in TiVo "Time Warp" Patent Case
--Audience-Driven, Interactive Sci-Fi Franchise, "Purefold," Abandoned
--Peled: NDS Likely to Seek Listing on London Stock Exchange in 2012
--NeuLion Selected by Major League Soccer as its Broadband Video Partner
--OpenTV Voluntarily Delisted from NASDAQ
--New UFC Site Offers All Episodes of Spike TV's "The Ultimate Fighter" Free-of-Charge
Here is a round-up of some other recent interactive TV-related stories that we didn't have room for in this issue: US District Court Judge David Folsom has granted DISH Network an extension through April 30th of a stay of his injunction requiring the company to disable DVR's that infringe on TiVo 's so-called "Time Warp" patent. Multichannel News's Todd Spangler explains why Sanford Bernstein analyst, Craig Moffett, believes that "DISH is now negotiating with a...