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Crunchyroll Workshopping Solution For Funimation Users’ Lost Digital Libraries

Posted: 02-27-2024 | Author: Staff Report
IGN reports: “In a recent interview with The Verge, Crunchyroll president Rahul Purini announced the anime streamer is working on a solution for customers who will lose access to their Funimation digital libraries when its web and app services shut down on April 2. On February 7, Crunchyroll released a guide explaining how Funimation users […]

Earn Alliance Launches Web3 Gaming Discovery Platform To Earn Rewards

Posted: 02-27-2024 | Author: Staff Report
Blockster reports: “With a mission to inspire and empower gamers through enriching experiences, the company has introduced a new standard for gaming by launching a gamified reward-based ecosystem. This platform not only offers limitless opportunities for gamers to discover and support blockchain games but also provides a unique solution for game developers and publishers to […]

Warner Music Group Is Building A Superfan App

Posted: 02-27-2024 | Author: Staff Report
Music Business Worldwide reports: “On Tuesday (February 27), Warner Music Group CEO Robert Kyncl appeared at the Web Summit tech conference in Doha, Qatar. Kyncl took part in a session titled ‘The artist, the CEO, and the future of music’ and was joined onstage by actress and singer, Nora Fatehi – who’s reported to be […]

Inkitt’s Bold Leap: Securing $37 Million To Revolutionize Fiction With AI

Posted: 02-27-2024 | Author: Staff Report
BNN Breaking reports: “Imagine a world where your favorite stories adapt to your tastes, where narratives evolve in real-time, and where the next big bestseller might be written by an algorithm. This isn’t the plot of a science fiction novel; it’s the reality being crafted by Inkitt, a trailblazing app at the intersection of artificial […]

Playtika Earmarks Up To $1.2bn For Mergers And Acquisitions

Posted: 02-27-2024 | Author: Staff Report
Games Industry Biz reports: “Playtika has halted its search for a buyer and aims to spend $1.2 billion on M&A activity over the next three years. The company made its capital allocation announcement during its newly released Q4 2023 earnings. Playtika attributed its decision to pause its buyer search due to “ongoing uncertainty in Israel […]

Nvidia’s GeForce Now Free Tier Will Soon Include Ads

Posted: 02-27-2024 | Author: Staff Report
PCMag reports: “One great way to try Nvidia’s GeForce Now game streaming service is to take advantage of its free tier. It does come with several limits, including how long you can play. And now it will start showing ads, though not during gameplay. Nvidia confirmed its plans to The Verge and will email users […]

SoundCloud Gets Moody With Its Latest Advertising Feature

Posted: 02-26-2024 | Author: Staff Report
Music Ally reports: “SoundCloud’s latest feature for advertisers? It’s a mood. Well, it’s mood targeting for ads anyway, enabling brands to target particular music moods based on what people are listening to. First unveiled in the US in January, it has now launched across the European Union with nine targetable moods: Angsty, Celebratory, Chill, Energetic, […]

Web3 Infrastructure Provider Avail Raises $27M Seed Round

Posted: 02-26-2024 | Author: Staff Report
GamesBeat reports: “Avail, a Web3 infrastructure layer designed to unify the blockchain ecosystem, announced a $27 million seed funding round. Founders Fund and Dragonfly led the round. The company plans to use these funds to further develop its three core products — the Data Availability (DA) layer, the Nexus unification layer, and Fusion, an additive […]

FlowGPT Is The Wild West Of GenAI Apps

Posted: 02-26-2024 | Author: Staff Report
TechCrunch reports: “A few months ago, OpenAI launched the GPT Store, a marketplace where people can create and list AI-powered chatbots customized to perform a number of tasks (e.g. coding, answering trivia questions and so on). The GPT Store is powerful, to be sure. But using it requires using OpenAI’s models and no others, which […]

Streaming To Overtake Pay TV Subscription Revenue In The U.S. This Year

Posted: 02-26-2024 | Author: Staff Report
The Hollywood Reporter reports: “Streaming revenue will overtake pay TV subscription revenue in the U.S. for the first time later in 2024, helped by the addition of ad tiers by various streamers, according to a new forecast. Total revenues from streaming, including subscription and advertising revenue, will start topping revenue from pay TV subscriptions in […]