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Soundcharts Launches ‘Mentions’ Tracking Of 2M Artists

Posted: 10-23-2019 | Author: Staff Report
Hypebot reports: “Music data analytics platform Soundcharts today launched what it’s calling its biggest product update since going online in 2016. A new feature dubbed Mentions enables global media and web monitoring of two million artists with geotargeted data from tens of thousands of sources.” Read more

How Would Opening Up Facebook Change the Internet?

Posted: 10-23-2019 | Author: Staff Report
The Verge reports: “On October 22nd, some of Silicon Valley’s biggest critics introduced a bill that’s meant to undercut social media monopolies. The Augmenting Compatibility and Competition by Enabling Service Switching (ACCESS) Act is designed to make “large communications platforms” loosen their hold on user data.” Read more

Pandora’s Artist Marketing Platform Grew 688% in the Past Year

Posted: 10-23-2019 | Author: Staff Report
Billboard reports: “Pandora is marking the five-year anniversary of its Artist Marketing Platform (AMP), celebrating with a few key moments in the service’s evolution — while reporting a hefty usage increase over the past year.” Read more

Quibi Says It Has Sold Out $150 Million First-Year Ad Inventory

Posted: 10-23-2019 | Author: Staff Report
Variety reports: “Nearly six months before Quibi is slated to hit the market, a cluster of large advertisers has committed millions in ad spending to the ambitious — and untested — premium mobile-video brainchild of Jeffrey Katzenberg.” Read more

Combining StitchFix and Instagram, FlipFit Ushers in the Next Phase of Social Retail

Posted: 10-23-2019 | Author: Staff Report
TechCrunch reports: “Nooruldeen Agha, has been thinking about what’s next for fashion retail for years. The serial entrepreneur behind the Dubai-based online fashion retailer, Elabelz and marketing studio Elephant Nation had always wanted to redesign the shopping experience for how customers actually shopped in stores and online.” Read more

CNN May Launch Its Own Digital News Platform to Compete With Apple, Facebook Offerings

Posted: 10-23-2019 | Author: Staff Report
Hollywood Reporter reports: “The details are still murky, but CNN has recently created a new internal group called NewsCo that is developing a suite of digital products, a company spokesperson confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter on Wednesday.” Read more

3D Without Glasses: psHolix Announces Opportunity to Invest When It Goes Public Soon

Posted: 10-23-2019 | Author: Business Wire
psHolix, the award-winning, cutting-edge Swiss display technology company, is now raising funds and is going public BASEL, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Exciting news just in for investors, gamers, and everyone interested in revolutionary cutting-edge...

Snap Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2019 Financial Results

Posted: 10-22-2019 | Author: Business Wire
Daily Active Users increased 13% year-over-year to 210 million Revenue increased 50% year-over-year to $446 million Operating cash flow improved 43% year-over-year to $(76) million SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Snap Inc. (NYSE: SNAP) toda...

CORRECTING and REPLACING AppliedVR Receives NIDA Grants to Study Virtual Reality as an Opioid-Sparing Tool for Pain

Posted: 10-22-2019 | Author: Business Wire
More than $2.9 million in funding will support clinical trials to study virtual reality platforms as a therapeutic alternative for acute and chronic pain LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Headline of release should read: "...Grants" instead of "...Grant."...

CES Unveiled in Paris Highlights Emerging Tech and Artificial Intelligence

Posted: 10-22-2019 | Author: Business Wire
Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG & Head of Mercedes-Benz Cars to keynote at CES; Official CES 2020 preview event announces 33 French Innovation Honorees PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® today made...