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Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (V): Rentrak, Screen Australia, STV, Spoke, Suddenlink, TiVo, Syfy, Taboola, Tanlines, OKFocus, The Creators Project, Technicolor, Tata Sky, Thinkbox

Because the [itvt] editorial team has been busy working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2013 (June 25th-26th in San Francisco--Super-Early-Bird Registration ends next Thursday!), we are covering stories in this issue in headlines/round-up format: Rentrak's New 28-Day "Total Audience Viewing Report" Combines DVR/VOD Viewership Info with Info on Live TV Viewing; Finds "Significant Lifts" for Many Programs when Time-Shifted Viewing Taken into Account Screen Australia Planning to Distribute Aus$30 Million in Funding over Next...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (V): TWC, DirecTV, Time Warner, TiVo, Super Bowl, TNT, Twitter, Bluefin Labs, Vevo, Disney, Google, STV, Videoplaza, WeVideo, wywy, YouView, TalkTalk, zeebox

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: Time Warner Cable SportsNet and Time Warner Cable Deportes Now Available to DirecTV Subscribers, as well as TWC Subs, on "TV Everywhere" Basis Time Warner Planning Significant Increase in Original Programming on TBS and TNT, due to Demand for its Content on Netflix...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (III): Sony, TiVo, STV, Channel 5, YouView

--New Sony Tablet Offers Remote-Control, Second-Screen/Social-TV Functionality
--TiVo Financial Results, Subscriber-Acquisition Totals Exceed Analyst Expectations
--TiVo Begins Taking Pre-Orders for TiVo Stream Device
--Scottish Broadcaster, STV, Launches App for UK's YouView Platform
--Channel 5's milkshake! Launches YouView App
Because the [itvt] editorial team is busy working on our upcoming TV of Tomorrow Show event, TVOT NYC Intensive (December 10th in New York City) , we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format: Sony on Wednesday launched the Xperia Tablet S, an Android tablet that offers various features designed to facilitate its use in conjunction with TV watching. "Building on the popularity of the universal remote control feature in the previous model,...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (IV): Synacor, NBCUniversal, Time Warner Cable, TNT, Digital Kitchen, WWE, Tout Industries, YouView, STV, NOW TV

As most of you are probably aware, [itvt]'s daily news reporting was on hiatus for a few weeks, because our editorial team was working on the TV of Tomorrow Show and then taking a post-event break. We are covering the news we have missed via a series of headline round-ups, and will then resume daily news production. We expect it will take us a few more days to catch up with all recent developments, so...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (VI): S&T, STV, Capablue, Time Warner Cable, TVNZ, Facebook

--S&T Americas Promotes Two, Hires One
--STV Taps Capablue to Power Broadband VOD Service on Sony PlayStation 3
--Time Warner Cable Featuring Oscar-Nominated Movies on its VOD Platform
--TVNZ Unveils Plans for Facebook-Integrated, Free-to-Air Interactive TV Channel
Because the [itvt] editorial team was busy last week working on the TV of Tomorrow Show 2011, we are covering recent news in round-up/summary form. We anticipate that it will take us a few days to catch up with all the news we plan to cover: 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 us. Our regular daily news coverage will return shortly.

News Round-Up (X): TiVo, Samsung, TV Genius, STV, Amino, HBO, Verizon FiOS TV

--TiVo, Samsung in Deal to Develop Advanced HD DVR
--TV Genius Selected by Scottish Broadcaster STV, Collaborates with Amino at IBC
--Cinemax "TV Everywhere" Service Now Available to Verizon FiOS TV Customers
Due to the huge volume of interactive TV-related news generated over the past few days by the IBC, we are covering stories in this issue in round-up format. We anticipate that it will take a couple of days for us 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 yet see your news covered in this issue,...

Capablue Teams with Brightcove, TV Genius on Customizable Video Platform for Connected TV's

--Scottish Broadcaster STV Said to Be Close to Deal to Deploy the Platform
UK-based Web-TV convergence agency, Capablue (note: the company previously worked on the BBC iPlayer and on Project Kangaroo, the now-defunct project that subsequently became the technological core of broadcast transmission company Arqiva's new broadband VOD service, SeeSaw), says that it has partnered with online video platform provider, Brightcove , and TV search and recommendations specialist, TV Genius , to implement "Connected," an offering that it bills as a fully customizable portal platform, designed for the...

NetPlay TV Launches Live Interactive TV "Casino" with Scottish Terrestrial Broadcaster, STV

--Also Launches Live Retail Betting Products with Stanleybet International
NetPlay TV , a UK-based company that specializes in live interactive TV gambling (note: the company recently acquired Two Way Gaming, a joint venture between Two Way TV and Win Gaming, and, as part of that deal, has taken over the production of interactive TV gaming channel, Challenge Jackpot, which offers programming on the UK's Virgin Media cable, Sky satellite and Freeview digital terrestrial platforms-- see article published on itvt.com, May 19th ), announced Monday...

Brightcove Powers Broadband Video for Manchester City FC, STV

--Manchester City vs. Orlando Pirates Streamed Live Last Saturday
--Brightcove Alliance Partner, Goodmail, Enables Brightcove-Powered Video in Emails
Broadband video publishing solutions provider, Brightcove , contacted [itvt] last week to let us know that it is powering online video for UK Premier League soccer club Manchester City's new Web site ( mcfc.co.uk ). The club's video offerings are produced by Endemol Sport and its new Web site design and the site's video implementation were spearheaded by London-based creative agency, Poke, which is a member of Brightcove's Brightcove Alliance program (note: Brightcove bills the...