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The future of radio will not be DAB

Radio in the UK passed a significant milestone on 17 May. For the first time, more than half of Brits now access radio digitally. A company called OIDAR have provided a solution, and it is gaining traction. According to Radio Joint Audience Research (RAJAR), the figures have risen from 49.9 […]

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server-side ad insertion

With the shift to non-linear content viewing, traditional TV networks and new-age content owners are both exploring OTT video streaming.

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What is SSAI – Server-side Ad Insertion

SSAI is a process used to insert ads into a piece of high-quality, long form content. For media owners, the ad insertion process allows for a buffer-less transition from content, to ad, then back to content, providing the same user experience as broadcast TV.

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Apple reactivates Facebook’s employee apps after punishment for Research spying

After TechCrunch caught Facebook violating Apple’s employee-only app distribution policy to pay people for all their phone data, Apple invalidated the social network’s Enterprise Certificate as punishment. That deactivated not only this Facebook Research app VPN, but also all of Facebook’s  internal iOS apps for workplace collaboration, beta testing and even getting the company lunch […]

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Netflix ups US subscription price

Netflix is raising the price for its US subscription plans, its first increase since 2017. The streaming service’s basic $7.99 (€7) single-viewer, non-HD plan is increasing to $8.99 monthly, while the standard $10.99 two HD streams plan rises to $12.99. The premium four-stream HD plan increases to $15.99 from $13.99. […]

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VR game revenues to reach $8.2bn by 2023

A study from Juniper Research has found that revenues from VR-specific games will reach $8.2 billion (€7.1bn) by 2023, rising from an expected $1.2 billion in 2019. It argued that development of smartphone VR content is essential to increase consumer confidence in VR across all platforms, following a disappointing year […]

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TiVo hits Comcast in another patent battle

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Vimeo to pay €8.5m in damages to Mediaset

A Rome Court has ordered Vimeo to remove all contested videos from Mediaset and reimburse €8.5 million to the Italian broadcaster. Mediaset had sued the US-based online video platform for publication and the non-removal of videos taken from copyrighted TV programmes. Furthermore, Vimeo will have to prevent new uploads of […]

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NBC Universal launching AVoD service

Comcast’s NBCUniversal has revealed plans to launch a free, ad-supported streaming service to anyone in the US that subscribes to a traditional pay-TV service – including competitors such as Charter, AT&T, Cox and Dish – as well as through European pay-TV provider Sky. The service is scheduled for an early 2020 launch and […]

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World’s most valuable AI startup SenseTime unveils self-driving center in Japan

The world’s highest-valued artificial intelligence startup SenseTime  has set foot in Japan. The Beijing-based firm announced on Friday that it just opened a self-driving facility in Joso, a historic city 50 kilometers away from Tokyo where it plans to conduct R&D and road test driverless vehicles. The initiative follows its agreement with Japanese […]

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