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

Industry events

  • Sviaz 2019 The IT and telco show begins on Tuesday and will run over four days in Moscow, Russia
  • Hotsdocs Canadian International Documentary Festival begins on Thursday in Toronto, Canada
  • Evolving Connectivity will hold its annual event this Thursday in Birmingham on the theme of ’Connect to the Future of Technology’

Company announcements 

Twitter, Snap Inc and eBay will each announce Q1 earnings on Tuesday.

AT&T, Facebook, Brightcove, Netgear, Microsoft, SAP SE and Paypal will each announce its Q1 earnings on Wednesday.

Film and TV releases

Marvel’s latest movie Avengers: Endgame releases in cinemas on Thursday.

Kristen Stewart plays an imposterous woman in J.T. Leroy. It is in US cinemas on Friday.

On this day 

24 April 1962 Massachusetts Institute of Technology sends TV signal by satellite for 1st time from California to Massachusetts.