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What’s Next for Podcasting? (TechCrunch)

The podcast market will discover the answer to a foundational question about its future in the next few years. Will it continue along the path of music streaming, where all podcast... More

Apple: Over 100 Million Macs are Now Active (ITProPortal)

Apple has revealed it passed a major milestone with 100 million active Mac users in the world. Apple CEO Tim Cook added that more than half (51 per cent) of the users are new to Ma... More

Ooyala: Mobile Video Consumption Surges Again in Q2, With Massive Uptick Looming for Q3 (MESA)

Smartphone video starts topped 50% globally for the first time, a 13.2% year-over-year change and the largest in five quarters, per Ooyala’s Q2 2018 Global Video Index Report. De... More

Is AI Set to Become Art’s Next Medium? (Christie’s Blog)

No AI researchers are claiming that much just yet. They are still addressing the fundamental question of whether the images produced by their networks can be called art at all. One... More

Spotify Launches a Beta App for the Apple Watch (Fortune)

Spotify is beta-testing an app for the Apple Watch—the first of its kind, in the hopes that it will give the music streaming service an edge with Apple users. Previously, Spotify... More

Why Global Smartphone Sales are About to Decline for the First Time Ever (Fortune)

After growing annually by an average of 16% from 2012 through 2017, shipments of smartphones will decline about 1% this year, the market research firm forecast, to total about 1.5 ... More

Folding Screens May Be the Main Theme of 2019 (Forbes)

With most major announcements now out of the way before CES 2019, the folding screen is positioning itself to be the biggest theme at CES in January 2019, potentially kickstarting ... More

Predicting the Future of Digital Marketplaces (Forbes)

Digital Marketplaces are flourishing today thanks to the advances made in Artificial Intelligence, machine learning, real-time personalization and the scale and speed of the latest... More

The Shift From Data Assurance to Data Engineering (Wipro Blog)

Data plays a key role in generating valuable insights and visualizations to build quality deliverables and drive delivery excellence. The need and importance of data is not restric... More

The Latest Cutting-Edge Trends Followed in Web Design (ReadWrite)

Web designers are facing a tough time in coping with the increasing technical challenges. These designers are creating sites that will meet the demands of the users. The demand of ... More

Spotify Testing a ‘What’s New’ Timeline Feature to Promote New Releases (The Verge)

Spotify is testing a What’s New timeline feature with some users that shows new releases seemingly from artists you enjoy. Spotify confirmed the test to The Verge, saying “We a... More

Why the Intersection of Music and eSports Is Bigger Business Than Ever (Forbes)

Why are music and esports merging and gaining more momentum now than ever before? It’s a two-way exchange: on one hand, esports leagues and game developers are blooming into full... More

Why Twitter Wants to Get Rid of the Like Button (Forbes)

'Likes' (previously favorite or the star icon) are a huge but pretty weak data point for Twitter. Cutting off this area blinds Twitter to a lot of potential data but the upsides sh... More

Are Facebook Groups the Future of Social Media – or a Dead End? (Forbes)

The Facebook Group is nothing new. Spaces for like-minded people to congregate and discuss specific subjects — from hobbies to pets and celebrities — date in one form or anothe... More

Visual Search Sits on the Brink of a Breakthrough (Digiday)

According to eMarketer’s 2018 Visual Search report, about 1 billion visual searches happen per month. That’s a tiny fraction of overall search, which renders hundreds of billio... More

Discovery, PGA Tour Kick Off $2B Deal with GolfTV Launch (SportsPro)

Discovery and golf’s PGA Tour have unveiled GolfTV, a first-of-its-kind live and on-demand international video streaming service that has been developed as part of the $2B rights... More

Giving It Meaning: New Data Shows Consumers Seek Relationships, Not Transactions (Salesforce Blog)

Today’s shoppers are relationship-driven, favoring brands that bring value and meaning to their lives. Products have become increasingly commoditized as their availability has sw... More

Spotify Revamps Mobile App for Paying Subscribers (Variety)

Spotify is giving its premium experience on iOS and Android a new look: The company started to roll out changes to its mobile apps with a new focus on recommendations, discovery an... More

How the Gaming Industry Uses Data, Analytics to Up Game Development, Drive User Base (Analytics India)

One of the most important things a video game company looks is bringing more fun into games. Captivating more users mean more revenue especially with respect to online games. Keepi... More

Mobile Commerce: One Size Doesn’t Fit All (Twice)

No doubt consumers are letting their fingers do the walking when it comes to filling their shopping baskets. But is buying by phone or tablet the retail panacea that some would sug... More