Monday, August 21, 2017

How Blockchain Can Revolutionize Music & Media Industries

Hearing a lot about Blockchain these days? Thinking about what is Blockchain? Or what are its applications in entertainment sectors like Music & Media Industries? Then Hang on you will get all...

TV Sets Are Starting To Disappear From American Homes

After years of insisting it wasn’t so, the TV Industrial Complex now admits that it’s contracting: The number of people paying for TV has been declining for several years. But that’s not...

Music Mogul Lyor Cohens Says YouTube Red To Google Play To Merge

Why does Google need to have two music-subscription services? It’s a question that’s been discussed by a fair few music-industry people in recent years. Now it seems that YouTube’s global head of...

Not Even Chance The Rapper Can Save SoundCloud’s Future

It’s overly simplistic to suggest that SoundCloud’s problems in 2017 – including its recent major round of layoffs – are entirely rooted in its moves to secure licensing deals with labels...

Nielsen Rating Now Tracking Hulu Live TV, YouTube TV Viewing in U.S.

 Nielsen Holdings Plc  will begin including Hulu Live TV and Google's YouTube TV viewing in its TV ratings in the United States in an effort to capture the shift from traditional...

Hip-Hop Dethrones Rock Music As Most Listened To Genre in America

Rock music may still be a favorite in our hearts, but the overall favoritism in America seems to be changing: For the first time ever, hip-hop has beat out rock for...

YouTube Music Service Dominants Everything

YouTube’s music service is gaining momentum, bolstered in part by a video-based platform and streaming’s dominance in U.S. music consumption that’s accompanied by increased consumer favorability for the company, polling shows. Last month,...

Why The NBA, NextVR Are Confident Virtual Reality Has Staying Power

NextVR Chairman Brad Allen admits there’s still quite the road ahead for virtual reality, but according to the senior executive, “what we’ve seen so far has been nothing short of remarkable.” Allen...

Jacking For Beats In 2017: ‘ Music Stream Ripping’

"Jay-Z ‘4:44’ Illegally Downloaded Almost a Million Times in Three Days yet it still went platinum." First it was cassette piracy, then it was CD piracy, finally we entered the illegal downloads....

YouTube Now Serves Over 1.5BN Monthly Logged-in Viewers

YouTube used the VidCon conference in California last night to announce a major new milestone for its service: 1.5bn monthly viewers, up from its previous public stat of ‘more than 1bn’. Which...

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Amazon Wants Their Drones To Tell You That Your House Needs...

Amazon may use its drone delivery service to analyze customer’s homes, offering ‘recommendations’ from its store or third-party services like gardening or roof repairs. The patent,...