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MediaKind powers TVNZ’s sports streaming service

MediaKind, the media technology company, together with technology partners Qvest and Qibb, have played a major role in facilitating the launch of Television New Zealand’s (TVNZ) new sports streaming service within their TVNZ+ platform. This launch follows TVNZ’s acquisition of a number of major sporting events rights, resulting in the creation of a fully cloud-based […]

April 11, 2024

WWE launches production facility in Connecticut

WWE, part of TKO Group, has launched The Studios at WWE, a 30,040-square-foot, production facility equipped with five studios, highlighted by a virtual production stage built in collaboration with AbelCine and Meptik and featuring the latest generation technology from Sony Electronics and Disguise. Located within the recently constructed WWE headquarters in Stamford, Connecticut, The Studios […]

April 11, 2024

What are the most watched sport events in the world?

Sports are a huge part of human culture, entertainment and history. Indeed, for as long as humans have been around, we’ve played sports in some way or another. For example, the Ancient Chinese had a kick-ball game similar to modern day football, and the Aztecs played a version of volleyball. The more things have changed, […]

April 11, 2024

Indie hit Dredge getting live-action adaptation

Dredge, a fishing game developed by independent studio Black Salt Games, is one of the latest video games to be slated for release in movie theatres. Can this indie darling make a splash on the big screen? Production company Studio Kitchen certainly hopes so, as the trend of adapting video games into live-action motion pictures […]

April 11, 2024

Sky Broadband, Guild launch women’s eSports initiative

A women’s only eSports initiative has launched in the UK, in a bid to improve diversity and inclusion in the gaming world. The series of tournaments, kicking off this April, provide a platform for women gamers to showcase their skills. It is the first women’s eSports tournament to award professional contracts as well as cash […]

April 11, 2024

LiveU Cloud Channels on AWS Marketplace

LiveU, a specialist in live IP-video and remote production solutions, has announced the availability of LiveU Cloud Channels on AWS Marketplace, enabling ground-to-cloud productions and rapid deployment of LiveU’s EcoSystem from the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud. With this move, customers can add Cloud Channels to their cloud workflows utilising their existing AWS commitment spend, […]

April 10, 2024

PubMatic partners with Roblox

PubMatic, an independent technology company delivering digital advertising supply chains, has announced a partnership with Roblox to enable programmatic media buying of Roblox’s video advertising inventory when it becomes available later this year. The partnership will allow more brands to seamlessly reach Roblox’s global community of over 71 million daily active users, nearly half of […]

April 10, 2024

3 Body Problem holds strong at Netflix #1

Sci-fi drama series, 3 Body Problem, from David Benioff, DB Weiss and Alexander Woo, claimed the top spot on the Netflix’s English TV List for a second time in the week commencing April 1st, clocking 8.3 million views and reaching the Top 10 in 92 countries. Also retaining their spots in second and third place […]

April 10, 2024

Prime Video to premiere Man United 99 docuseries

Prime Video will premiere 99, a documentary series exploring Manchester United’s historic treble-winning season, within which the iconic team won the Premier League, FA Cup and UEFA Champions League across 10 pivotal days in 1999. The UK Original documentary will launch in over 240 countries and territories worldwide exclusively on Prime Video later in 2024.  […]

April 10, 2024

AEW launching All Elite Arcade podcast

Following the continued success of AEW Unrestricted and multiple talent-hosted podcasts, AEW’s resident gamers Evil Uno and Adam Cole – known within the gaming community as TheCHUGS – have announced the launch of the All Elite Arcade podcast, which will cover reviews and games they are currently playing, as well as gaming industry news. The […]

April 10, 2024By Nik Roseveare