M&E Europe Headlines

London Ranked as One of the Best Startup Ecosystems (Verdict)

The London tech scene has been named as one of the best technology ecosystems in the world, according to a new report.... More

The New Business Technology Priorities of 2020 (CIO Dive)

Previously-robust technology budgets are hampered by pandemic-motivated cost-saving measures. Cost control is a must, not a nice to have.... More

Mobile to Cover 40% of SVOD Subscriptions by 2025 (TBI Vision)

Mobile will provide 40% of the global total of SVOD subscriptions by 2025, claims a new report. There will be a total of 1.16 billion SVOD subscriptions by 2025 around the world ... More

UK Cybercrime ‘Doubled’ in Last Five Years (IT Pro Portal)

While large enterprises remain most at risk, SMBs have seen the steepest rise in successful attacks.... More

European Tech: What Startups Can Expect in Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg (TNW)

Silicon Valley has largely dominated the narrative around technology startups, but it’s refreshing to see just how far Europe has come in recent years. Much has been written abou... More

With No Paparazzis or Parties, Paris Prepares for Virtual Fashion Week (Reuters)

Paris is usually abuzz during its prestigious Haute Couture presentations in July, its hotels heaving with fashionistas and monuments turned into catwalk venues. But in a makeover ... More

What the Dutch Can Teach the World About Remote Work (BBC)

Across the globe, many companies have found that the shift to remote work has been a less-than-smooth transition. Setting up usually office-based staff with computer equipment, and... More

This New European Law Could Make or Break Startups (Sifted)

Later this year, the laws that govern Europe’s digital economy will get shaken up. The EU will introduce the Digital Services Act, designed to address safety, regulation and liab... More

Talent Management: How Remote Working is Changing the Market (Racontuer)

While many companies have ceased hiring, people have never been more important to an organisation, pushing training, talent management and employee wellbeing to the top of the agen... More

A Sporting Chance: Digital Innovation Paves the Way for an Industry in Transition (IBM Blog)

At the end of 2019, IBM and the All England Lawn Tennis Club signed a new multi-year contract, building on a 30-year partnership that has helped keep The Championships, Wimbledon, ... More

Majority of UK Workers Expect to Work Remotely More Often Post-Lockdown (IA)

Currently, seven in 10 (69%) of UK workers are working remotely at least some of the time, up from 9% before lockdown began. In terms of home internet usage among workers while in ... More

64% of Companies are Cutting Innovation Budgets (Sifted)

A survey of large French companies shows they are going for fewer projects but looking to scale them up faster. ... More

UK Seeks Final Say on Virgin Media-O2 Merger From EU (Digital TV Europe)

The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is set to ask Brussels for full control over the review and approval of the proposed merger of Liberty Global’s Virgin Media an... More

AVOD Sees U.S., European Divergence but Fast Growth Set to Continue (RTN)

As it is increasingly seen as a shelter for low-budget content consumption, the AVOD market is expected to increase fast on a global scale, driven by the launch of new major player... More

Darktrace Extends Enterprise Immune System Services (MESA)

Cybersecurity AI firm Darktrace has announced a new collection of products and features geared toward extending its Enterprise Immune System platform to video and chat apps, endpoi... More

SVOD Faces its Post-COVID-19 Future (World Screen)

Stay-at-home measures have been very good for SVOD platforms. According to a new survey, 23 percent of consumers added a streaming video service subscription since the start of the... More

IBM Research Releases Differential Privacy Library that Works With Machine Learning (Tech Republic)

Differential privacy has become an integral way for data scientists to learn from the majority of their data while simultaneously ensuring that those results do not allow any indiv... More

Future Proofing TV Services With the Agility and Flexibility of the Cloud (Kaltura Blog)

During the past few years there’s been an ongoing conversation in the media and entertainment industry about the multiple benefits of pay TV migration to the cloud. At Kaltura, i... More

How 5G, Wi-Fi 6 Will Spearhead the Future of Remote Work (Tech Republic)

Telecommuting is here to stay, and advanced connectivity will be the guiding light.... More

How Europe Can Dominate the Next Decade of Tech (Sifted)

Europe can leverage its expertise in frontier tech, its powerful institutions and its ability to attract talent.... More