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49th Annual 2019 Entertainment Industry Conference
49TH ANNUAL 2019 ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY CONFERENCE
June 25-25, 2019
The 49th annual Entertainment Industry Conference continues to provide CPAs, business managers, attorneys, CFOs and controllers with insights and practical advice for handling entertainment business issues. Learn about critical legislative and regulatory developments, as well get up to speed on othe...

Digital Entertainment Asia Forum
DIGITAL ENTERTAINMENT ASIA FORUM
June 24-25, 2019
The outlets and opportunities to bring entertainment to the world have never been wider or more vibrant. You're the people who bring music, film, great TV, immersive games and amazing events to people all over Asia, and this is your conclave. Monetising content, the attention economy, the boom i...

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The last few months have really ramped up the speculation on the PSVR 2 front. First, Sony confirmed it was making a next-generation console that would support VR. Then, just last week, its head of R&D detailed what he expects to see in next-generation headsets. But we shouldn’t hold our breath for a true reveal anytime soon.Following last week’s report, Cnet followed up with Sony’s Dominic Mallinson. They covered a lot of the same ground, but Mallinson did say he didn&rsqu...

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There's no doubt that we're living in a golden age of PC gaming. The 4K, HDR graphics on games like Metro: Exodus and The Division 2 put their console counterparts to shame, and amazing new hardware from Nvidia and AMD, led right now by Nvidia's new RTX graphics cards, are blowing away previous performance benchmarks.But most of us are stuck with basic integrated Intel graphics. That's what's found on most laptops without a dedicated GPU, which is pretty much any work laptop....

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Disney is betting big on its 2019 streaming service called Disney Plus, and it'll finally give us the best picture yet of what to expect. Thursday, Disney will hold an investor day at its Buena Vista studios in California. Disney CEO Bob Iger, who's called the streaming service the company's "biggest priority" this year, is expected to lead a presentation that may include demos of the Disney Plus app and potentially teasers, trailers or behind-the-scenes footage of its excl...

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Valve is known for making hit shooting games like Half-Life and Portal, and the battle strategy game Dota 2. It runs the popular Steam online game store. It's pioneered new virtual reality technology. Now Valve appears to be building a headset too. The Bellevue, Washington, game maker quietly said it's going to start preorders for its own VR headset, called Valve Index, on May 1. Valve said the new device will be sold alongside the company's new "knuckles" controllers that ...

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Reddit is experimenting with a new tipping feature that could give its users a chance to earn some real cash: The self-proclaimed front page of the internet is currently testing tipping on a single Subreddit, with tips benefitting just one lucky user.“Anyone in r/shittymorph can now tip u/shittymorph for the content he posts to this subreddit,” explained a Reddit admin in an announcement post for the test, which was first reported by Cnet. This is an experimental feature available on...

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Sony’s decision to drop out of the long-running E3 trade show this year was a result of the event’s loss of “impact” in recent years, SIE Worldwide Studios chairman and former SIE president and CEO Shawn Layden told CNET.“When we decided to take video games out of CES, back in 1995 during the PlayStation 1 era, E3 served two constituencies,” says Layden in the extensive interview. “Retailers and journalists. Retailers would come in – you’d se...

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Fortnite, the popular multiplatform video game, helped the game developer earn $2.4 billion in revenue last year, leading the market for free-to-play games, according to analysis by market research company SuperData.The shooter game has made a major impact in the free-to-play market because Fortnite's battle passes -- a limited-time in-game purchase that lets players earn digital items by completing challenges -- are regularly purchased by 34 percent of Fortnite players, SuperData said. Nexo...
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Amazon executive Daniel Rausch stood onstage before a crowd of hundreds at Berlin's IFA tech show Saturday to share a few big numbers about Alexa."Just this year," he said, "Alexa has sung Happy Birthday millions of times to customers, and she's told over 100 million jokes."Maybe Alexa, Amazon's voice assistant, hasn't sung Happy Birthday to you just yet, but -- considering the way things are going -- there's a good chance it'll get invited to your nex...
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Netflix no longer wants to share your opinions about TV shows or movies with the rest of the world.The streaming giant is phasing out user-submitted reviews over the next two months. As first reported by CNET, Netflix will stop accepting user reviews as of July 30. Then, by mid-August, it will delete all reviews customers have submitted.According to Netflix, over time it has seen a drop in usage of user reviews — which are available only on its website via computers. But some titles have g...
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EVENTS

Digital Entertainment Asia Forum
DIGITAL ENTERTAINMENT ASIA FORUM
June 24-25, 2019
The outlets and opportunities to bring entertainment to the world have never been wider or more vibrant. You're the people who bring music, film, great TV, immersive games and amazing events to people all over Asia, and this is your conclave. Monetising content, the attention economy, the boom i...

49th Annual 2019 Entertainment Industry Conference
49TH ANNUAL 2019 ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY CONFERENCE
June 25-25, 2019
The 49th annual Entertainment Industry Conference continues to provide CPAs, business managers, attorneys, CFOs and controllers with insights and practical advice for handling entertainment business issues. Learn about critical legislative and regulatory developments, as well get up to speed on othe...