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Dolby Labs wins S&P jump

Dolby Labs has been added to the S&P Dow Jones MidCap 400 index. This – in effect – reward prompted an immediate 10.92 per cent rise in its share price on August 18th (to $84.81 per share) and means that Dolby’s stock has risen 20 per cent this year to date. The inclusion in the […]

August 22, 2023

Samsung unveils 98” QLED TV

Samsung Electronics has launched its new 98” QLED Q80C TV in Europe expanding its premium TV line-up. “In recent years, we have observed a growing consumer desire for larger screens. At Samsung, we are dedicated to providing superior products that improve the lives of our consumers and address their situational needs,” said Jose Barreiro-Lopez, Vice […]

July 7, 2023

Max reveals launch programming, pricing

Max, the SVoD service from Warner Bros Discovery which replaces HBO Max and discovery+, is now live. Max has introduced a new Ultimate Ad-Free tier that will offer four concurrent streams, up to 100 offline downloads and nearly eight times more films and episodes of 4K content than HBO Max, including popular programming such as […]

May 23, 2023

Dolby Labs Q2 exceeds expectations

San Francisco-based Dolby Labs has reported Q2 profits of $95.7 million (€87.2m), and $375.9 million in revenues, up from $334.4 million in the same period last year. Dolby, a creator and licensor of audio, video and voice technologies for broadcasters and the movie and games industries, exceeded market expectations (four analysts had expected consensus revenues […]

May 9, 2023By Chris Forrester

SphereTrax appoints Rostoucher as Head of Sales and Marketing

SphereTrax, the music licensing platform that puts the power and rewards in musicians’ hands, has announced the appointment of Louis Rostoucher to the newly created role of Head of Sales and Marketing. Rostoucher boards the music licensing platform to lead its marketing strategies, overseeing the company’s music and AV projects, as well as its sales […]

April 25, 2023

Dolby Labs Q1 beats forecasts

Dolby Laboratories’ (DLB) Q1 numbers have impressed the market. Total Q1 revenues were $334.9 million (€310.9m), down from $351.6 million in the same period a year ago, with the revenue fall down to lower shipments in PC, broadcast, consumer electronics and gaming. However, the company continued to witness increased adoption of Dolby Atmos and Dolby […]

February 6, 2023By Chris Forrester

Netflix adds more features to Premium Plan

Netflix has announced new features at no additional cost for subscribers who are already on the Premium plan, choose to upgrade, or are signing up for the first time – Netflix Spatial Audio and more download devices. Netflix’s Premium plan already offers 4K HDR video resolution without ads. Now, with Netflix spatial audio, voewers can […]

February 1, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Spheretrax opens doors to artists

Global music gallery SphereTrax is opening its doors to composers and musicians from all over the world to access and submit musical works to its platform. Music artists can now submit their work for review and submission, and successful entrants will be granted access to SphereTrax’ client base across film, television, advertising and gaming producers. […]

December 6, 2022

StarHub unveils TV+ Pro STB

StarHub has announced TV+ Pro, its latest set-top box with an integrated soundbar offering an immersive TV experience delivered in Dolby Atmos and Dolby Vision, with audio tuning by Bang & Olufsen. Available from September 20th, new and existing StarHub TV+ customers can watch TV+ content on TV+ Pro at $14.90 monthly with no contract […]

September 19, 2022

Mendes, Audible announce collection of Dickens original adaptations

Audible, a global player in spoken-word entertainment, has announced an exclusive deal with Sam Mendes which will see the Oscar winning director executive produce audio dramas of three of Dickens’ best-loved titles, brought to life by all-star British casts. The first installment in the collection will be a reimagining of Oliver Twist, released exclusively on Audible […]

August 4, 2022