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Didja raises $12m in new funding

Didja, a technology company dedicated to augmenting the TV experience, has secured an additional $12 million (€10.15m) in funding, bringing the total capital raised to $22 million to date. The…

Cable Europe: ‘Broadband innovation pioneer’

Cable Europe: ‘Broadband innovation pioneer’

Speaking at the launch of the IHS Cable Yearbook 2017 in Brussels December 11th, analyst Ted Hall described broadband as the cable industry’s “star performer”. As the consolidated full year…

Cable Europe: ‘Close US-EU investment gap’

As Telecoms Ministers meet in Brussels, trade body Cable Europe is renewing calls for a regulatory framework which fosters private investment in high-speed broadband networks and improves the competitive potential…

SpaceX raises an extra $100m

Elon Musk’s SpaceX rocket company has raised $100 million in fresh funding, according to a regulatory filing made on November 27th. An earlier cash-raising exercise this summer for the privately-held…

Creative industries’ record contribution to UK economy

The UK’s booming creative industries made a record contribution to the economy in 2016, new statistics show. Industries including advertising and marketing, arts and film, TV and radio, and museums…

Dejero completes major finance deal

Dejero, an innovator in blending IP networks for video transport and Internet connectivity while mobile or in remote locations, has announced significant new financing to accelerate its product development roadmap…

$1bn AR/VR investment in Q4

$1bn AR/VR investment in Q4

Startup leaders across the 27 AR/VR sectors in Digi-Capital’s Augmented/Virtual Reality Report and Deals Database raised $1 billion (€0.84bn) in the fourth quarter before the end of November. This is…

UK creatives warn of SVoD skills impact

UK creatives warn of SVoD skills impact

Research from Creative Skillset, the UK industry skills body for the screen-based creative industries, reveals the impact on the UK’s High End Television (HETV) production sector from the recent growth…

Sky’s Davey: ‘TV’s Golden Age just getting started’

Sky’s Davey: ‘TV’s Golden Age just getting started’

The golden age of television is just getting started, according to Gary Davey, Managing Director, Content at Sky. Writing an Opinion piece in The Daily Telegraph, Davey says there has…

Murdoch investor arrested

Murdoch investor arrested

Billionaire and philanthropist Prince Alwaleed bin Talal has been arrested as part of a Saudi Arabian-led anti-corruption drive. Senior Saudi sources confirmed the arrest late on November 4th. Another high-profile…