12 - 16 Aug: Your guide to what’s happening this week in the media, entertainment and technology industry.

Industry Events

Canada’s largest blockchain and AI conference & festival Blockchain Futurist Conference is from 12-14 August in Toronto, Canada at Rebel Entertainment Complex.

 

Company Announcements

Wireless Telecom Group will release Q2 2019 earnings on Tuesday.

Cisco Systems will release Q4 2019 earnings on Wednesday.

Alibaba will release Q1 2020 earnings on Thursday.

 

Film and TV releases

Quentin Tarantino’s latest movie starring Brad Pitt and Margot Robbie Once Upon A Time in Hollywood hits UK cinemas this Wednesday.

Kid favourite Dora the Explorer releases its first feature film, Dora and the Lost City of Gold, in cinemas on Friday.

 

On this day

14 August 1938 BBC’s first feature film on TV (Student of Prague).

16 August 1930 The first color sound cartoon Fiddlesticks by Ub Iwerks (ex Walt Disney studio) is released.12