NBCU, AmEx Team For ‘TV Commerce’

The idea of buying something you see in a TV show by pressing a button on your remote was long the stuff of science fiction. Now NBCUniversal and American Express are the latest to try to turn the idea into reality.

Miso Debuts TV Sharing App Called Quips

CBS Sports Opens Site To App Makers

CBS Corp., in a move aimed at boosting its share of the nearly billion-dollar fantasy-sports business, is opening up its CBS Sports website so outside developers can create apps geared toward fantasy enthusiasts. The site will offer free and paid apps, with CBSSports.com keeping a 30% share of sales of paid ones.

Social TV Player Umami Inks CBS Deal

New social TV companion app Umami is expanding on its launch earlier this month via a deal with CBS syndicated shows Entertainment Tonight and The Insider that will mark the start of a push into online video as well for the social TV service.

eBay Gets Social With Updated iPad App

The shopping giant eBay has just updated its iPad app with a new feature called “Watch along with eBay.” The company’s first foray into the second-screen universe, the app displays items for sale that relate to the TV show you’re watching. Well, roughly relate.

Is IntoNow’s New App A Social TV Game Changer?

Panasonic Bundles Social TV App With Viera TVs

SocialGuide Tells You Which Shows Have Buzz