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2nd Augmented & Virtual Reality Conference
2ND AUGMENTED & VIRTUAL REALITY CONFERENCE
February 25-26, 2019
Join us at the 2nd Augmented & Virtual Reality Conference which brings together over 100 CXOs and digital professionals from automotive, retail, real estate, digital media, e-commerce to discuss how to evolve their business operations to include immersive tech to lower cost, improve profit and c...

Smart Hollywood Summit LA 2019
SMART HOLLYWOOD SUMMIT LA 2019
February 27-27, 2019
The new Smart Hollywood Summit, Feb. 27, 2019 at the Skirball Center, is MESA’s newest, full-day program dedicated to the next technology phase of our industry’s products, processes and productions. With new players coming to town, the Summit’s programming mix will address the many...

Discovery Communications


Discovery Communications (Nasdaq: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK) satisfies curiosity and engages superfans with a portfolio of premium nonfiction, lifestyle, sports and kids programming brands. Reaching more than 3 billion cumulative viewers across pay-TV.

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Netflix could be facing a licensed content shortfall when Disney, WarnerMedia and others pull back their movies and shows for their own streaming services. But Netflix’s aggressive original content strategy should make up for it.According to new research from Parrot Analytics and Kagan, a media research group within S&P Global Market Intelligence, demand for Netflix originals is on track to exceed demand for licensed titles on the platform by October, 2019. As the report points out, th...
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Video network YouTube said it will start labeling news videos that are funded by governments.The company said it was doing so to provide greater transparency. "Our goal is to equip users with additional information to help them better understand the sources of news content that they choose to watch on YouTube," YouTube's Geoff Samek, a senior product manager, said in a blog post.A notice will appear below the video, and above the video’s title, and include a link to Wikipedia...
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A slew of banks are coming together to back a new roll-up strategy for the Los Angeles-based mobile gaming studio Jam City and giving the company $145 million in new funding to carry that out.There’s no word on whether the new money is in equity or debt, but what is certain is that JPMorgan Chase Bank, Bank of America  Merrill Lynch and syndicate partners, including Silicon Valley Bank, SunTrust Bank and CIT Bank, are all involved in the deal.“In a global mobile games market tha...
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Amazon today announced updates to Alexa’s Video Skills API, which will soon allow users of TiVo, DirectTV, DISH, and Verizon television services to record their favorite shows using their voice on an Alexa-enabled device so a user will be able to say “Alexa, record the Warriors game” to start a DVR recording.The update announced today for the API that gives Alexa control of video content will also allow customers to navigate to often-used destinations, like a show guide, home s...
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Music streaming service Spotify is in talks to acquire Gimlet Media, the startup behind popular podcasts like “Crimetown” and “Reply All,” according to reports from multiple outlets including Recode and the Wall Street Journal. An acquisition would help Spotify with its podcast strategy, and open up a path to generate revenue that doesn’t rely on paying labels for music licenses.Recode reported Friday afternoon that Spotify may pay as much as $200 million for Gimlet...

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Oculus head of VR Nate Mitchell believes it’s “inevitable” that virtual reality will be a key medium for video games, according to a new blog post called “Why I’m Excited For VR in 2019.”“We’ve already seen the beginnings of it,” Mitchell said. “Rift pushes the limits of what’s possible and remains the gold standard for high-end PC VR. It’s at the core of a growing and thriving community and home to some of the game industry...

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EVENTS

2nd Augmented & Virtual Reality Conference
2ND AUGMENTED & VIRTUAL REALITY CONFERENCE
February 25-26, 2019
Join us at the 2nd Augmented & Virtual Reality Conference which brings together over 100 CXOs and digital professionals from automotive, retail, real estate, digital media, e-commerce to discuss how to evolve their business operations to include immersive tech to lower cost, improve profit and c...

Entertainment Finance Forum
ENTERTAINMENT FINANCE FORUM
February 27-27, 2019
The Entertainment Finance Forum (EFF) is a collaborative event for innovative, strategic and creative minds. Whether you’re an investor, creator, producer, distributor, entrepreneur, strategy executive or advisor in the entertainment industry – join our unique platform to help you connec...