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    The week ahead


    Your guide to what’s happening this week in the media, entertainment and technology industry.

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    Surfing the AI wave


    In this second part of an IBC365 focus on becoming cloud - and micro services - native, we follow on from what vendors Grass Valley and Avid said in part one, and look to the umbrella under which all broadcasters gather to resolve the great technology issues – the European Broadcast Union (EBU).

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    Weekly news round-up: Netflix premium trial & EU rejects copyright law


    Your guide to what’s happened this week in the media, entertainment and technology industry.

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    World Cup streaming: How to avoid scoring an own goal


    There was a social media meltdown early in the World Cup as Australian fans damned an OTT service provider for failing to adequately stream matches. So how should OTT providers ensure that streaming of high-demand live events keeps the fans happy?

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    IBC2018 Innovation Awards shortlist revealed


    CCTV, RTÉ, ESPN and Discovery are among the broadcasters shortlisted for the IBC2018 Innovation Awards.

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    Is AI the future of sports production?


    Programmers have taught AI platform IBM Watson to learn the meaning behind expressions, fan reaction and body language, allowing Wimbledon to get highlights from Centre Court online faster than ever before.

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    Tuning radio for South Sudan


    Most stories about new broadcast facilities are all about beautiful buildings designed by ‘starchitects’ featuring soaring atriums and state-of-the-art studios and production systems. This is not one of them. This is the story of tin-roofed, mudbrick buildings with no air-conditioning, and brand

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    Can Disney catch up with Netflix?


    Disney launches its own OTT service next year into a market where Netflix has spent its way to the top. Will Disney’s offer be too little too late to catch up? Or is there room for another big OTT player?

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    The innovative tech embraced by ad creatives


    This year’s Cannes Lions showcased how creatives the world over are putting new technology – like AI, blockchain, VR, voice and facial recognition - to highly imaginative uses.

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    One moment in time: The making of Whitney


    Oscar winning director Kevin Macdonald and his production team tell IBC365 how they overcame poor quality 1980s home video archive to bring his latest feature doc, Whitney – about the iconic but troubled star - to the big screen.