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Disney completes $71.3bn Fox acquisition

2019-03-21T17:02:00+00:00By

Disney officially owns 21st Century Fox after more than a year of negotiations and a $71.3 billion exchange.

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EU hits Google with £1.3bn fine

2019-03-20T15:43:00+00:00By

The European Union antitrust commission has fined Google for its “abusive practices” in online advertising and its “illegal misuse” of its dominant market position.

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UK VFX industry weighs the cost of Brexit

2019-03-12T17:16:00+00:00By

The UK’s VFX houses warn that cost of visas under current Brexit proposals risks the sector’s global competitiveness

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Regional focus: Middle East and Africa

2019-03-12T07:00:00+00:00By Riikka Koponen

From the transition to digital broadcasting to the adoption of OTT, the IABM’s newly published report on Middle East and Africa outlines the prospects for growth in the region

Comcast: New horizon for Sky

Comcast to “unlock many opportunities” for Sky, says CEO

2019-03-11T17:29:00+00:00By

Sky has undergone strategic changes and adapted its business model under the new Comcast ownership with management preparing for an increase in the pace of change.

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Video: Why is balance better?

2019-03-08T12:43:00+00:00By

IBC365 asks why balance is better? Industry experts point to organisational performance, problem-solving and creativity as imperative to dynamic teams.

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Warner Media to boost CNN digital enterprise

2019-03-05T16:04:00+00:00By

Warner Media CEO John Stankey yesterday laid out a new organisational model which the company hopes will accelerate its development and distribution of content.

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DAZN accelerates into Spain

2019-02-27T16:23:00+00:00By

Innovation and partnerships will be the key to DAZN’s success, says the firm’s senior vice president Peter Parmenter, who spoke at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona the day before DAZN launched its platform in Spain.

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UKTV CEO steps down

2019-02-08T13:52:00+00:00By

Darren Childs will step down from his role as chief executive of UKTV after holding the position for eight years, amid suggestions that the broadcaster could be broken up.

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UK film and TV spend hits £3.1bn in 2018

2019-02-05T09:18:00+00:00By

Production spend on film and TV in the UK reached £3.1bn in 2018, which the BFI said was a vote of confidence in the UK’s crews, facilities and locations.

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John Honeycutt joins Google Cloud unit

2019-02-04T09:25:00+00:00By

John Honeycutt has stepped down from his role as Discovery CTO to join the Google Cloud division as the new head of telecommunications, media and entertainment verticals.

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Google leads fight against fake audio

2019-02-01T12:15:00+00:00By

Google has released thousands of phrases spoken by its text-to-speech technology as part of a challenge to researchers from around the world to combat fake audio.

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We can do it: Taking action and changing culture

2019-02-01T08:40:00+00:00

With women remaining notably absent from this year’s Academy Awards nominations, it is of vital importance that the industry does more to attract and retain women, says Digital Orchard managing director Sam Margaritis.

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Apple CEO bets on video to drive revenue growth

2019-02-01T08:39:00+00:00By

Announcing its fiscal first quarter results for 2019 yesterday, Apple boss Tim Cook revealed “huge changes in customer behaviour” set to drive Apple’s strategy for the year ahead.

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Tech CEOs back new Digital Declaration

2019-01-25T16:57:00+00:00By

Ericsson, Sony, Verizon, IBM, Orange and Vodafone are among 40 technology bosses to declare responsible leadership in the digital era.

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Microsoft’s Bing blocked in China

2019-01-24T15:21:00+00:00By

The Chinese government has blocked Microsoft’s search engine Bing, joining Facebook and Google as the latest foreign technology provider to become unavailable in the country.

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