Interactive TV News Round-Up (IX): Sky, Sling Media, Smarter Broadcast, Talkwit.TV, Time Warner Cable, TiVo, Tunerfish,, Tvinci

[itvt]'s daily news coverage went on hiatus October 18th in order to allow our editorial staff to work full time on TVOT NYC Intensive . This issue contains a round-up of some of the major interactive TV-related news stories that have broken since then. Due to the volume of news we are covering in this issue, our summaries of each item are somewhat more abbreviated than usual (note: extensive background information on most of the...

News Round-Up (IX): TED, Boxee, thePlatform, Time Warner Cable, TiVo, Hulu, TV Genius, Astra,, Facebook

--TED App Launches on Boxee
--thePlatform Releases Gold Version of its mpx Video Management System
--CEO Britt: Time Warner Cable to Reduce Reliance on Set-Top Box
--TiVo to Offer Hulu Plus, Appoints New Director, Expands PowerWatch, Launches Interactive TV Advertising Challenge, Launches Online Season Pass Tool, Secures Another "Time Warp" Victory
--TV Genius in Content Discovery Deal with Astra Using Facebook Tools to Enable Social TV Check-Ins
Because the [itvt] editorial team is busy working on TVOT NYC Intensive (November 18th in New York City), our new show on the national interactive TV platform and the emerging ITV economy, we are covering recent news in round-up/summary form. We apologize for any inconvenience to our readers. The TED (stands for "Technology Entertainment Design") organization has launched an app on the Boxee OTT platform. "With the new TED App on Boxee, users have access...

Multiplatform/Interactive TV News Round-Up (VII)

--Telegent, thePlatform, TidalTV, Time Warner Cable, TiVo, Tremor Media, TV Genius,
Since February 3rd, [itvt] Daily News has been on hiatus, while the [itvt] editorial team produced the TV of Tomorrow Show 2010 --and then took a few days off to recover. This is the seventh of eight round-up articles, in which we are covering some of the more significant developments in the multiplatform/interactive TV space that took place during our hiatus: Telegent is set to launch a USB dongle-based service that will enable social/interactive viewing...