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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
What's Changing Social Media In 2016

The latest changes by social media and messaging firms are all about cementing their dominance in their users’ everyday lives. From Facebook’s push into bots to Twitter’s deal to stream NFL games to Snapchat’s discovery channels these services...

Read More30 Sep 16
Twitter Takes Over Magic Pony Technology For USD150m

Twitter has taken over London-based AI startup Magic Pony Technology for USD150m. Post the deal, Magic Pony’s employees will be joining Twitter Cortex, a team of engineers, data scientists and machine learning researchers. 

Read More21 Jun 16
5 Most-Significant Music Investments In 2016

Of all the industries undergoing tech disruption, it’s music that is arguably undergoing the most public and profound embarrassment. But while the music industry incumbents continue to comet to grasps with shifting consumer habits, new music...

Read More15 Jun 16
SoundCloud Takes USD100m For Music Streaming Platform

Berlin-based SoundCloud, which enables people to upload and share music and other audio files, has taken USD70m in funding from Twitter as a part of a USD100m funding round. 

Read More15 Jun 16
Snapchat Makes Eyes At Publishers To Attract Ads

Snapchat is yet again trying to increase the amount of content from third party publishers that its users watch. Its latest redesign grants more space to its publication partners in the Stories section of the app and now features an image and headline...

Read More09 Jun 16
Blue Apron Considers IPO & Spotify Hires Music Industry Veteran

Twitter’s inability to hang on to a head of product for more than a year and Blue Apron’s potential IPO are among the top stories to keep you up to date in tech today. 1. Twitter Loses Head Of Product Twitter is still struggling to keep its execs,...

Read More07 Jun 16
Samsung Pay Expands To Europe & Wal-Mart Partners With Uber And Lyft

Samsung Pay is to launch in Europe and Tinder is set to become more trans-inclusive - these are just two of the top stories to know in tech today. 1. Samsung Pay Come To Europe Samsung Pay is launching in Spain, its first European country. The UK is...

Read More03 Jun 16
Snapchat’s Got A Lot To Prove To Marketers

Snapchat is the new Wild West when it comes to marketing. Many marketers are setting out into this relatively unknown territory in the hope of winning big with the app’s highly-engaged, young user base. There’s new evidence to suggest just how...

Read More03 Jun 16
Toyota Considers Boston Dynamics Buy & Crunchy Snapchat Experiment

Toyota’s got its eyes on Alphabet’s robots and a 2013 Myspace hack could still cause problems today. These are among today’s top news stories. 1. Cadbury’s Great Snapchat Experiment There’s a lot of hype among marketers about the potential...

Read More01 Jun 16
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