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Guilty pleas in major US streaming case

Guilty pleas in major US streaming case

A resident of Las Vegas, Nevada, has pleaded guilty to multiple criminal copyright and money laundering charges related to his running of iStreamItAll, one of the biggest illegal television show…

Rugby World Cup drives EE spikes

Rugby World Cup drives EE spikes

EE’s data team looked into how fans used their mobiles to follow the home nations during the Rugby World Cup tournament. The early morning schedules, with games kicking off at…

Research: 52% kids multi-task while watching TV

Research: 52% kids multi-task while watching TV

As new video platforms continue to proliferate and entertainment trends evolve, children are consuming increasing amounts of content from a wider variety of sources, and often multi-tasking to fit more…

IDC: Consumer tech-spend $1.7 trillion this year

IDC: Consumer tech-spend $1.7 trillion this year

Consumer spending on technology is forecast to reach $1.69 trillion (€1.53tn) in 2019, an increase of 5.3 per cent over 2018. According to the latest Worldwide Semiannual Connected Consumer Spending…

Research: UK mobile viewing not increasing

Research: UK mobile viewing not increasing

Viewing content on-the-go via a portable device is not seeing any noticeable increase in the UK. Sam Tuck, Associate Director at market research institute GfK, said the firm fully expected…

Verance brings watermarking to HbbTV

In a move that will significantly expand the reach of interactive television services in markets worldwide, standards-based watermarking provider Verance has revealed plans to bring its Aspect watermarking technology to…

Google drops Huawei

Huawei’s next smartphone will not come with Google’s popular apps. Google confirmed in August that due to the US government ban on sales to Huawei, it could not license its…

Research: Millennials demand AI to enhance sport viewing

As the competition for fan engagement increases across major global sporting events, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning offer new ways to deliver more sophisticated and connected data experiences. Research…

Report: Glastonbury 2019 breaks data records

Report: Glastonbury 2019 breaks data records

EE, the official technology partner of Glastonbury Festival, has revealed that over the course of the iconic event an epic 103.6 terabytes of mobile data was used, almost double the…

Study: Changed viewing habits ‘waste energy’

Study: Changed viewing habits ‘waste energy’

A study from university researchers looks behind closed doors to reveal how UK viewing habits are shifting away from traditional broadcasting with more data-intensive streaming options now the default for…

UK to review digital radio sector

UK to review digital radio sector

Recognising that changes in technology and the competitive landscape in recent years mean that the debate about a future digital transition programme for radio in the UK has shifted, Margot…

Samsung debuts ‘portrait’ TV as it misses forecast

Samsung has unveiled a TV that switches from a landscape orientation to a vertical portrait  so that it can easily display smartphone content. The 43in set is called Sero and…

Report: Interoperability key when purchasing smart devices

A Parks Associates report finds that smart home solutions will increasingly rely on voice control, video and data analytics, sound recognition, and AI to simplify the user experience. Technology Convergence…

Médiamétrie: France embracing content across 4 screens

“In 2018 more than ever, multiscreen consumption –TV, computer, smartphone and tablet – has played a part in the growth of the medium and the television experience. Every day, these…

Research: Children increasingly connected

Research: Children increasingly connected

The average time children spend online has increased to three hours per day with a rise in the proportion accessing the Internet out and about, according to the latest 2019…

Forecast: US consumer tech sector nears $400bn

Forecast: US consumer tech sector nears $400bn

Artificial intelligence (AI) and fast connectivity – critical ingredients for the next era of category leaders such as smartphones, smart home devices and smart speakers – will drive the US…