Discovery

PwC: The Content Discovery Challenge is Real (SSN)

More than half of consumers (55%) are looking for a new TV show or movie to watch at least once per week, 83% are looking a few times each month, and nearly two thirds are struggli... More

How Mobile Apps Drive the Music Industry (IT Pro Portal)

The rise of the internet was, and continues to be, tough for music giants. In the heyday of the industry – when vinyl and CD sales were strong – labels were profitable, but ill... More

Millicom Deploys TiVo’s Next-Generation User Experience Platform in Colombia, with Plans to Expand Across Latin America (SSN)

TiVo announced that Millicom, a leading provider of cable and mobile services for more than 57 million customers in Latin America and Africa, has selected TiVo’s next-generation ... More

PlayStation Using Content to Build Communities Around Video Game Launches (Fast Company)

The brand’s new “countdown-to-launch” program is a new initiative based on insights from consumer research that ultimately reflected how much gamers really miss midnight laun... More

New Digital Series Explores the Future of Humans in the Age of Advanced Technology (Found Remote)

Nicole Greiner, VAST Media: In cooperation with ARTE, ORF and production studio Bilderfest GmbH, pubcaster BR launched the new seven-part web series “Homo Digitalis“. The serie... More

AI Could Save Television Advertising with Advanced Personalization (VentureBeat)

Artificial intelligence is changing almost every aspect of modern life, and the television advertising industry is no exception. Thanks to more advanced methods of data collection,... More

YouTube Users are Streaming 100 Million Hours of Clips on TV Sets a Day (Recode)

YouTube has been trying to position itself as a TV competitor for years. Now it can say it is making real headway: The video service says viewers are watching 100 million hours of ... More

Apple’s Billion-Dollar Bet on Hollywood Is the Opposite of Edgy (Bloomberg)

With $262 billion in cash and securities in its coffers, Apple has the money to make as much TV as anyone, but some in Hollywood are beginning to wonder whether it has a clear stra... More

How Google Aims to Bring TV Advertising Into the 21st Century (The Drum)

TV has traditionally been top of the food chain in terms of ad spend, but all that changed in the US last year when it was surpassed by digital. As the leading online advertising p... More

Research: NFL is Strongest for Live Sports Viewers on Devices (VideoNuze)

Adobe Primetime and The Diffusion Group have released new research, finding among other things, that the NFL is the most popular sport to live stream on digital devices. The resear... More

Google’s Dominated Digital and TV Looks Like the Next Frontier (TechWire Asia)

Despite all the buzzy attention that non-TV platforms have gotten over the last couple of years, it’s pretty evident that the big publishers of today still consider the medium a ... More

Musical Apps are Finding Their Way to Traditional TV (Forbes)

Streaming music is on the rise, and traditional TV is on the decline (at least in some regards), so can the former save the latter? A number of networks are looking to some of the ... More

FC Bayern Munich Rolls Out Augmented Reality Feature to Offer Fans Personalized Selfies with Players (The Drum)

FC Bayern Munich fans can now take a screenshot photo with Bayern stars, courtesy of a newly introduced Augmented Reality feature on the club's official mobile app. Fans can use... More

NBA Strengthens ‘Basketball Anywhere’ Ethos with Augmented Reality Game (The Drum)

The NBA has embraced augmented reality as a means of immersing fans in the culture of shooting hoops no matter where they are. The NBA claims to be the first US sports league to... More

IBM Launches ‘IBM Watson Media’ to Better Understand What’s Inside a Video (Found Remote)

David Mowre​y, IBM​: "IBM has extensive experience working in the media and entertainment industry and over the past couple of years, we’ve seen the market boom. As the lands... More

Source Digital Platform Powers dotstudioPRO’s Digital Brand Integration Experience for New Lifetime Series (SSN)

dotstudioPRO announces the launch of a digital video e-commerce platform, a fully brand integrated web and mobile responsive experience, for Lifetime Network's newest show American... More

What Happened to the Promise of Pokémon Go? (CMO)

Last summer, the world went nuts for Pokémon Go. The augmented reality app transformed the real world as Pikachu catchers roamed the streets, causing traffic jams and upsetting st... More

Data is the New Operating System: Build Your Cloud to Embrace It (Forbes)

According to one IDC prediction, by this time next year, the vast majority of developers (75%) will be building cognitive and AI functionality into one or more applications they bu... More

Spotify’s Valuation Skyrockets as Investors Smell the ‘Next Netflix’ (Billboard)

Spotify’s valuation continues to rise in private trades, a signal of strong demand for a stake in the world’s largest streaming music company ahead of it going public. The S... More

Targeting is Programmatic TV’s Killer App (CMO)

Programmatic television might sound like the future of advertising, but the truth is that automated TV buying is already widely used by brands and agencies, according to new resear... More