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Stranger Things Have Happened - Online Video Investment Grows 75%

YouTube should retain its position as the online video market leader with the biggest audience and Alphabet could begin reporting its revenues separately from Google. Facebook will further monetise its video views. This will come from more suggested...

Read More21 Oct 16
Lending Club CEO Resigns & Facebook Denies Censorship Accusations

From the resignation of Lending Club CEO Renaud Laplance to Facebook's censorship argument, here are today's top stories in tech.  1. Lending Club CEO Resigns Renaud Laplanche, the founder and CEO of online lender Lending Club, has resigned following...

Read More10 May 16
Pandora's New Plan & Subscription Traps

From where Apple is going wrong according to online fraud to the problem with subscription business, these are today's must-read stories. 1. FitBit CEO Says Apple Has It Wrong It’s no secret that Fitbit and Apple Watch aren’t exactly teammates in...

Read More03 May 16
Businesses Need To Prepare For Live Streaming

Remember that infamous puddle? It probably wasn’t what Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey had in mind when the company acquired live video streaming app Periscope last year, but somehow a live stream of unaware pedestrians trying to get around or over a puddle...

Read More08 Apr 16
The Tech Behind The Panama Papers & Techstars In Africa

From the tech that made the Panama Papers possible to Techstars in Africa to Yik Yak's mounting problems here are the seven stories to read to stay in the know. 1. The Tech Story Behind The Panama Papers The massive Panama Papers leak that exposed the...

Read More07 Apr 16
Brands Can’t Afford To Neglect Live Video Streaming

Just a year old Periscope is going strong. The live video streaming platform, which is now owned by Twitter, counts more than 200m broadcasts in its lifetime and half of those were in the last three months. For brands, live streaming is only going to...

Read More29 Mar 16
Disruptive Watchlist – 7 Stories You Need To Know

From DeepMind playing AI doctor to drone insurance, here are the key news stories and opinions to keep you ahead of the game today.  1. DeepMind And London Hospitals Team Up For Medical App Since its heyday last year of frightening everyone with...

Read More25 Feb 16
Periscope Is Twitter's Best Hope For A Turnaround

Periscope is coming to Twitter’s app. It's a big boost for Twitter and comes hot on the heels of Periscope's first breakout success, when half a million tuned in to watch people cross a large puddle. The update is coming to Twitter’s iOS app...

Read More13 Jan 16
5 Companies Having A Worse Week Than You

It's proving a rough start to the year for some players in the tech industry, with Yahoo! expected to lay off 10% of its workforce and once-feted furniture seller One Kings Lane expected to sell for a cut-price figure after a difficult past 12 months....

Read More07 Jan 16
Mobile Made The Video Star – 4 Online Video Trends

From breaking news to Instagram ads the amount of video consumed online continues to grow with smartphones quickly becoming the primary device for viewing. This creates opportunities in areas such as advertising, but also challenges with shorter...

Read More16 Dec 15

Live Global News 27

Twitter opens up Periscope broadcasts to take on Facebook Live
Read More21 Mar 17Engadget
10 Top Live Video Influencers to Follow
Read More21 Mar 17 Entrepreneur
In push for more live video, Twitter officially announces the Producer API
Read More21 Mar 17 TechCrunch
Twitter launching Live video API tomorrow
Read More20 Mar 17 TechCrunch
Anchor is like Snapchat stories for audio, and it’s delightful
Read More07 Mar 17 The Verge - All Posts
Periscope Introduces Closed Groups, Group Invites
Read More28 Feb 17Adweek - Social Times