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Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): Amazon, Kindle Fire HD, IMDb, Bell Canada, Discovery, TLC

--Amazon Enhances Kindle Fire HD Viewing Experience with IMDb-Powered "X-Ray for Movies"
--CEO Cope: Bell Canada Plans to Launch Netflix Rival
--Discovery's New TLC App for iPad to Support ACR-Driven Second-Screen Interactive TV
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: As part of last week's launch of the new Kindle Fire HD, Amazon announced that it has teamed with its subsidiary, IMDb, on a feature dubbed "X-Ray for Movies," that is intended to enhance the experience of watching movies on...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (I): Access, Adobe, Alticast, Amazon, Amino, Avail-TVN, Google Fiber TV, Broadpeak, Cablevision, CBS, Cody Simpson, Comigo, Digisoft, EchoStar, Hoodlum Active

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)--and because of the large volume of news currently being generated by the IFA and IBC shows--we are covering stories in this issue in headlines format: Access to Launch its AccessMyTV Social-TV and OTT Platform in Germany in Q4; Platform Integrated with DVB-S2 HbbTV-Ready Set-Top from Fortis Adobe Unveils "Adobe Anywhere"...

Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): Amazon.com, NBCUniversal, BBC Red Button, Fox, Dish Network, Hisense, Google TV, Miso, Colin Decker

--Amazon.com Signs Expanded Prime Instant Video Deal with NBCUniversal
--BBC Releases Red-Button Programming Schedule through September 1st
--Fox Seeks Injunction against Dish Network DVR's "AutoHop" and "Primetime Anytime" Features
--China's Hisense to Produce Sub-$100 Google TV Set-Top Box
--Miso Names Colin Decker Head of Product
Because the [itvt] editorial team is busy working on our upcoming TV of Tomorrow Show event, TVOT NYC Intensive (we'll be announcing the date and location soon!), we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format: Amazon.com has signed an expanded content-licensing agreement with NBCUniversal Cable & New Media Distribution , which it says will add hundreds of TV episodes to its Prime Instant Video service, including prior seasons of "Parks and Recreation," "Parenthood,"...

Interactive TV Headlines Round-Up (I): Amazon, BlackArrow, Blip, Yahoo! Screen, Comcast X1, Concurrent, EBU, MPEG-DASH

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 Headlines Round-Up (III): Netflix, Amazon, Roku, Shelby.tv, Sony, Google TV, USA Network, Viggle, Yahoo!, IntoNow 3.0

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 Headlines Round-Up (I): Alcatel-Lucent, AuthenTec, Amazon, Warner Bros., AT&T, Comcast, Buckeye CableSystem, Azuki, Discovery, Entone, John Gilles, A Different Engine, GLDS, Intralot

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): NorDig, HbbTV, MHP, PlayJam, Miniclip, Amazon, Pushbutton

--HbbTV Replaces MHP as NorDig's API for Advanced IRD's
--PlayJam in Connected-TV Games Partnership with Miniclip
--Amazon Relocates Pushbutton to Larger Offices to Accommodate Growth
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2012 , we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. NorDig (note: the latter is an organization that is specifying a common digital-TV platform for Scandinavia and the Republic of Ireland) has announced that it has replaced DVB-MHP with HbbTV as the API for advanced integrated receivers and decoders (IRD's). "NorDig has specified a common API for interactive services...

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Interactive TV News Round-Up (I): Amazon, Viacom, Lovefilm, BBC Red Button, Blip

--Amazon in Instant Streaming Deal with Viacom
--Senior Management Changes at Amazon's Lovefilm
--BBC Releases Red-Button Programming Schedule through February 19th
--Blip Raises $12 Million, Loses ".tv"
Because the [itvt] editorial team has been working on The TV of Tomorrow Show 2012 , we are covering stories in this issue in round-up/summary format. Amazon.com last week announced a licensing agreement with Viacom that will help significantly expand the programming line-up for the streaming video service it offers to subscribers to its Amazon Prime service (note: for more on Amazon Prime Instant Video, see the article published on itvt.com, February 23rd, 2011). The...

Interactive TV News Roundup

-- Boxee Pitches ‘Live TV stick’ to Cable Cord Cutters -- Netflix Targets Consumers that Buy Nook and Kindle Fire Tablets -- Shaw Deploys Motorola DreamGallery Solution -- YuMe Raises $12 Million from Samsung Ventures, Translink Capital -- Buckeye Launches Rovi TotalGuide

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