CNN launches TVE app for Apple TV; Texas Rep. Ghomert accuses Wheeler of 'playing God with the Internet'

More cable news from around the Internet:

> Comcast Ventures and Qualcomm Ventures are among the investors in August, a startup that has developed a home-automation product that locks and unlocks doors via smartphone. Story

> CNN has launched the TV Everywhere app CNNGo for Apple TV. Story

> Indie short-films network ShortsHD has signed a distribution agreement with the National Cable Television Cooperative. Story

> Videology is the latest advertising platform to join FreeWheel's programmatic exchange. Story

> A Convivia study finds that one out of three video streamers will quit trying to view video content if technical issues such as significant buffering delays emerge. Story

> Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) accused FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler of "playing God with the Internet." Story

And finally … Verizon Communications retirees group BellTel has introduced a proposal that would require "golden parachute" severance payments to be approved by shareholders. Story

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