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TV Discovery Startup i.TV Acquires GetGlue In Second-Screen App Mashup

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http://techcrunch.com – Provo, Utah-based video discovery startup i.TV has acquired GetGlue, we've learned, as consolidation in the market for second-screen or companion TV apps continues. The acquisition, which is expected to be announced soon, marks a bit of an inglorious exit for GetGlue, which had raised $24 million since being founded and had an earlier deal worth $70 million fall through earlier this year. GetGlue, of course, was one of the early social TV pioneers, promising to help drive mobile and tablet users to tune in to more TV shows and get them more engaged with the content through its app. The idea wa (IT news)