Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (I): ABC, YouTube, Accedo, Cloverleaf Digital, Aereo, Cablevision, Apple TV, AT&T, Verizon, TWC, Avail-TVN, Nook Video, BBC Red Button, Boxee

U-verse Easy Remote App - Control Your TV With iPhone or iPad

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--early-bird pricing ends this Sunday!), we are covering stories in this issue in headlines format:

  • ABC to Air "Recipe Rehab," a Cooking Series Launched under Auspices of YouTube's Original Channels Initiative
  • Accedo Acquires Brooklyn-Based Interactive TV App Developer, Cloverleaf Digital; Cloverleaf Founder, Lawrence Brickman, to Head Accedo's NYC Office
  • CEO Kanojia: Aereo Signing New Content Deals to Expand its Programming Line-Up beyond Local TV Stations
  • Cablevision Amicus Brief Backs Broadcasters in Dispute with Aereo
  • Apple TV Software Update Released
  • AT&T Launches "U-verse Easy Remote" App, Enabling Elderly and Disabled Customers to Use Voice and Gesture to Control their TV Service from their iOS Devices
  • Report: AT&T, Verizon, Time Warner Cable Set to Launch Cloud-Gaming Services
  • Chilean Liberty Global-Subsidiary, Bazuca, Taps Avail-TVN to Support OTT VOD Service for Latin America
  • Barnes & Noble to Launch UltraViolet-Enabled Nook Video Service, Featuring Content from HBO, Sony, Starz, Viacom, Warner Bros. and Disney
  • BBC Releases Red-Button Interactive TV Schedule through September 29th
  • Boxee Launches Open Beta of its Cloud-Based Video-Sharing Service, Cloudee; Adds Desktop Uploader Feature

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