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Snapchat launches ‘Creator Shows’ with ad-revenue deal

2019-07-11T11:33:00+01:00By

Celebrities and influencers such as Serena Williams and Arnold Schwarzenegger will begin airing short-form programmes on Snapchat in a move to extend audience engagement ad monetise video content.

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WarnerMedia confirms D2C HBO Max service

2019-07-10T15:42:00+01:00By

HBO has unveiled its new direct-to-consumer streaming service, which will be launched in 2020 and is set to offer legacy favourites and original content.

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Amazon and Google reach truce over SVOD platforms

2019-07-10T11:35:00+01:00By

Amazon and Google have ended a long-running dispute that limited access to each other’s on-demand services on their respective TV platforms.

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Sports broadcasting in the age of Twitch

2019-07-09T18:15:00+01:00Sponsored by

Active viewers want to be a part of the show they care about, says Kiswe Mobile chief technology officer Francis Zane.

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Netflix partners with Microsoft celebrating Stranger Things 3

2019-07-09T13:31:00+01:00By

Microsoft has launched a special edition of Windows 1.0 PC app in-line with Netflix’s season three premiere of Stranger Things bringing fans back to 1985.

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Women’s World Cup scores with viewers worldwide

2019-07-04T13:32:00+01:00By

The 2019 Women’s World Cup is drawing to a close, but the tournament has already broken viewing records worldwide, writes Ross Biddiscombe.

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Cartoon Network launches pop-up channels in Asia

2019-07-03T11:02:00+01:00By

Turner’s Cartoon Network has launched two pop-up kids channels as part of an innovative trial in partnership with Globecast.

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YouTube dominates viewing figures, but catch up services on the rise

2019-07-02T10:46:00+01:00By

Netflix and Amazon Prime are continuing to see growth in viewing figures globally, while Facebook and YouTube has seen a fall in usage, according to Ampere Analysis.

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Comcast leads addressable ad initiative

2019-06-19T12:02:00+01:00By

Comcast is to partner with fellow US cable TV providers Charter Communications and Cox Media to develop an addressable ad offering.

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Planet-scale AR in Harry Potter: Wizards Unite

2019-06-12T08:00:00+01:00By

Niantic says Harry Potter: Wizards Unite will bring unprecedented scale to AR gaming. It could also provide a glimpse into the future of entertainment.

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