Your guide to what’s happening this week in the media, entertainment and technology industry.
The 2018 Radio Asia Conference held in Kazakhstan will open on Friday to Sunday. The conference will address practical ways radio broadcasters can overcome the digital challenges from new media technologies, platforms and production methods.
Edinburgh Fringe Festival is into its second week running until 27 August. Edinburgh is transformed and becomes home to the largest arts festival in the world.
Content Marketing Summit covering topics from reaching audiences, the impact of social media and the evolution of brands in Colorado, USA from Monday to Wednesday.
European Athletics Championships take place in Berlin until 12 August with the European Broadcasting Union conducting live UHD trials of the events.
- Snap Inc, the company behind SnapChat will announce its Q2 2018 earnings on Tuesday
- The Walt Disney company will announce will have an earnings announcement for Q3 2018 on Tuesday
- New York Times will release its Q2 2018 earnings on Wednesday
- Thompson Reuters Corp will announce its Q2 2018 earnings on Wednesday
- Liberty Media Corp will announce its Q2 2018 earnings on Wednesday
- Liberty Global will announce its Q2 2018 earnings on Wednesday
- Viacom Inc will release its earnings for Q3 2018 on Thursday
- Lions Gate Entertainment Corp will share its Q1 2019 earnings announcement on Thursday
- ViaSat Inc will announce its Q1 2019 earnings announcement on Thursday
- Deutsche Telekom AG will announce its Q2 2018 earnings on Thursday
Film and TV releases
Netflix Insatiable is coming to screens on Friday. The black comedy television series follows disgraced civil lawyer-turned pageant coach who takes on a vengeful and bullied teenager as his client.
The Darkest Minds directed by Jennifer Yuh Nelson will be in cinemas on Friday following imprisoned by an adult world that now fears everyone under 18.
Season four of the Breaking Bad spinoff, Better Call Saul comes to Netflix on Tuesday.
On this day
6 August 1991 The world wide web went live globally. There was no media coverage and most people around the world didn’t know what the internet was.
12 August 1981 IBM released its 5150 personal computer, regarded as the the first modern computer that ended up setting the standard for the PC. It cost $1,565 with 40K of read-only memory and 16K of user memory.