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Digi-Capital: The 4 waves of AR

Digi-Capital has been saying for the last couple of years that Augmented/Virtual Reality is the fourth wave of consumer technology, and that AR could become much bigger than VR. But…

NBC News on Snapchat

NBC News on Snapchat

NBC News is trying to connect with young viewers by creating a twice-daily news show exclusively for Snapchat. Stay Tuned will appear in Snapchat’s “Discover” section in the morning and…

Twitter eyes US PGA streaming rights

Twitter eyes US PGA streaming rights

Twitter is in talks to stream the US PGA Championship after Sky lost its exclusive broadcast for the golf tournament, according to a report in the FT. It comes as…

Chelsea, Ericsson connected venue partnership

Communications technology and services specialist Ericsson is to become connectivity partner for Stamford Bridge – Chelsea Football Club’s home stadium in Fulham, London. The agreement is for an initial two…

Live VR sharing app from Facebook Spaces

Facebook users are now able to share live video on Facebook from Facebook Spaces to give the people they care about a window into their VR world. “Facebook Live is…

Google and Facebook biting at broadcasters

Equity analysts at investment bank Exane/BNP-Paribas, in a major 80-page report on the state of Europe’s commercial broadcasting industry, say that commercial TV is under extreme pressure from digital and…

UK swaying towards UGC for trustful news

A study from Newsflare reveals the current level of mistrust for the UK media, with findings showing just 22 per cent of people always believe the information reported by news…

Foxtel KOs big fight Facebook pirates

Foxtel KOs big fight Facebook pirates

Australian pay-TV operator Foxtel has acted quickly to shut down Facebook users who attempted to broadcast pirated versions of the world-title welterweight boxing bout between Australia’s Jeff Horn and Filipino…

India smartphone engagement continues to rise

A Smartphones Usage and Behaviour report from Kantar IMRB and MMA shows that time-spent on smartphones jumped by 16 per cent in the period Jan-March 2017 over the previous quarter.…

EBU warns of ‘Perfect Storm’ facing public service news

The provision of high-quality, independent news is at the very heart of public service media’s remit. However, today’s newsrooms are facing a myriad of challenges and how they tackle them…