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

Industry events

#DLD19 held in Munich is an invitation-only event for those in the technology, bringing together speakers covering AI, IoT and blockchain amongst other transformative technologies. 

NAPTE opens on Tuesday to Thursday in Miami, where thousands of industry leaders and content professionals will gather to explore the marketplace and conference forum for content producers, distributors and buyers across all media platforms. 

ICISSP 2019 is the fifth international conference on information systems security and privacy (ICISSP) open from Wednesday to Friday in Prague, Czech Republic, aiming to enable researchers and practitioners to meet and address the security and privacy challenges concerning information systems. 

The Royal Television Society (RTS) will be exclusively screen the award-winning Berlin gangster drama 4 Blocks on Wednesday. Anna Stewart of CNN International will then host a Q&A with executive producers Hannes Heyelmann and Anke Greifeneder from TNT Serie and directors, Oliver Hirschbiegel and Özgür Yildirim.

Company results

  • Comcast Corporation will release its 2018 Q4 results on Wednesday
  • Intel Corporation will release its 2018 Q4 results on Thursday

Film and TV releases

The final season four of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, part two comes to Netflix on Friday.  

Vice starring Christian Bale as former US Vice President Dick Cheney is cinemas on Friday. 

On this day 

26 January 1926 The first working television system was demonstrated by Scottish engineer and inventor, John Logie Baird. Baird was one of the inventors of the mechanical television and was ranked number 44 in the BBC’s list of the 100 Greatest Britons following a UK-wide vote in 2002.