Yahoo! Widget Engine

News Round-Up

--Germany's 7P Developing Interactive TV Widgets for Yahoo! Widget Engine
--Accenture Launches OTT TV Solution
--Amino in IPTV Set-Top Deal with CDE Lightband
--Brightcove Releases Version 4.1 of its Platform
--bwin Launches Social TV System
--Edgeware Appoints New CMO, EVP of Sales
--Fox Networks Names Julie Simon SVP of Advanced Services
--New IneoQuest Social TV Service Will Also Gather Feedback on Pay-TV QoS
--iStreamPlanet Integrates Silverlight Rough Cut Editor into its Video Workflow Automation Platform
--China's JENA to Integrate Qtv's Internet Media Player into its Connected TV's, STB's
--Netflix on Wii Now Available to All US Consumers
--Nordija Partners with
Here is a round-up of some other recent interactive TV-related stories that we didn't have room for in this issue: Cologne-based Seven Principles (7P) has announced that it is developing interactive TV widgets as a development partner of Yahoo! Connected TV . The company says that it will launch a phone book widget later this quarter, which it says "allows a search by name and place as well as a reverse search using the phone...

Yahoo! Launches TV Widgets for YouTube, Showtime, eBay

In a posting on the company's corporate blog, Friday, Yahoo !'s SVP of integrated consumer experiences, Tapan Bhat, announced the launch of a number of new widgets, including widgets designed to bring Internet content to the living-room television set through the Yahoo! Widget Engine (note: for an article on the August, 2008 launch of the Yahoo! Widget Engine and Widget Channel, see [itvt] Issue 8.06 Part 2A ). According to Bhat's post, the new TV...