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Canela appoints Banerjee as CPTO

Canela Media, the digital media technology company, has announced the appointment of Dr Shampa Banerjee as its first ever Chief Product & Technology Officer (CPTO). Prior to joining Canela Media, Banerjee served as an Executive Vice President at ViacomCBS and the Chief Product Officer for Pluto TV. The announcement was made by Isabel Rafferty, Canela […]

May 4, 2022

Research: TV shows featuring most product placement

Brands use product placement in movies and TV shows as a way to capture their target market and promote their products in a more subliminal way, but which TV shows have been used the most for product placement? Research carried out by Sortlist has revealed the TV shows which have featured the most instances of […]

March 23, 2022

Rakuten Symphony to acquire Robin.io

Rakuten Symphony has announced an agreement to acquire Silicon Valley-based cloud technology start-up, Robin.io. Rakuten Symphony says that the addition of Robin.io’s multi-cloud mobility, hyper automation and orchestration capabilities to its portfolio allows the creation of highly efficient, consistent high performance cloud infrastructure and operations, from edge to central data centre. Collaboration between Rakuten and […]

February 28, 2022

Cunk on Earth coming to BBC, Netflix

Philomena Cunk’s latest mockumentary series Cunk On Earth will see the return of pioneering documentary-maker Cunk on her most ambitious quest to date. Made by Broke & Bones, Cunk On Earth will see Cunk (played by Diane Morgan) attempting to unlock the mystery of human civilisation and discover humankind’s greatest achievements across five episodes. From […]

January 4, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Hutton joins Professional Triathletes Organisation’s Board of Directors

The Professional Triathletes Organisation has appointed Peter Hutton, Director of Sports Partnerships at Meta, to its Board of Directors. In Hutton’s Silicon Valley based role at Meta, he is in charge of the company’s sports strategy and partnerships worldwide, helping rights holders, broadcasters, agencies, athletes and producers leverage and make the most from Meta’s suite […]

December 21, 2021

MoffettNathanson acquired by SVB Financial

Industry research body MoffettNathanson (MN) has been acquired by SVB Financial Group, the parent company of Silicon Valley Bank. MN, in a statement, said: “At the heart of our combination is Silicon Valley Bank’s unique position as the premier banker to the innovation economy. Gaining a deeper understanding of the innovators in TMT will help […]

December 14, 2021By Chris Forrester

Astranis targets Peru with broadband-by-satellite

Astranis Space Technologies, a private American geostationary communications satellite operator and manufacturer headquartered in San Francisco, is proposing to work with Andesat to see satellite services brought to Peru. “This first satellite, which will go into service in 2023, will light up about 1,000 cell sites and provide broadband internet to approximately three million people […]

December 8, 2021By Chris Forrester

Newsflare ranked in ScaleUp Tech Top 50

Newsflare, a licensing platform for user generated video, has been ranked in a listing of the 50 most promising high-growth technology companies in the UK by tech group Silicon Valley Comes to the UK (SVC2UK). Newsflare CEO Jon Cornwell commented: “We’re delighted and excited to be part of this elite group of fast-growth businesses.The creator […]

October 18, 2021