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* '''VidMob raises $25M for its Video Advertising Tools'''
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[[BuildGroup]] announced that it was leading a $25M Series B round for the New York-based video [[advertising]] startup [[VidMob]].
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[[https://techcrunch.com/2019/06/13/vidmob-raises-raises-25m-for-its-video-advertising-tools/ July]]
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* '''Crowdsourcing Web Imagery Through AI To Understand Television News'''
 
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[[Futurism]] reports a study published by researchers from the University of Glasgow and the University of Oslo, that streaming music is "killing the planet"  — dwarfing the environmental toll of the golden age of physical media.
 
[[Futurism]] reports a study published by researchers from the University of Glasgow and the University of Oslo, that streaming music is "killing the planet"  — dwarfing the environmental toll of the golden age of physical media.
 
[[https://futurism.com/the-byte/streaming-music-killing-planet?fbclid=IwAR3jDexMoEnnTPsf-qcJ3eqaZh075gRW0e_ZsGMfAEhQa_u0gey9peT42u8 April]]
 
[[https://futurism.com/the-byte/streaming-music-killing-planet?fbclid=IwAR3jDexMoEnnTPsf-qcJ3eqaZh075gRW0e_ZsGMfAEhQa_u0gey9peT42u8 April]]
 
* '''Disney’s ESPN Poised To Reap Rewards Of Online Betting'''
 
 
[[Porter Bibb]], Managing Partner for [[MediaTech Capital Partners]], on [[ESPN]]'s media earnings and the battle for subscribers. Hosted by [[Lisa Abramowicz]] and [[Paul Sweeney]].
 
[[https://www.bloomberg.com/news/audio/2019-02-06/disney-s-espn-poised-to-reap-rewards-of-online-betting-radio February]]
 

Revision as of 02:57, 14 June 2019

  • VidMob raises $25M for its Video Advertising Tools

BuildGroup announced that it was leading a $25M Series B round for the New York-based video advertising startup VidMob. [July]

  • Crowdsourcing Web Imagery Through AI To Understand Television News

Deep learning has revolutionized our ability to understand the visual world. Machines can now readily sift through billions of images a day and catalog the objects and activities they depict, scan them for violence or nudity, identify text, estimate their location and any number of other capabilities using libraries of pre-trained models. [July]

  • Warner Music Group's Digital Chief Ole Obermann Exits Label

Warner Music Group's chief digital officer, Ole Obermann, is leaving the company, Billboard has confirmed. The New York-based executive's departure comes as a surprise; according to sources who spoke with the online publication, Obermann decided not to renew his contract. [June]

  • Andreessen Horowitz Reports on Investment in the Podcast Ecosystem in 2019

a16z notes that Americans listening weekly to podcasts grew from 7% in 2013 to 22% in 2019. 65% of monthly podcast listeners have been listening for less than 3 years. [May]

  • Interplay Learning set to expand VR training for blue-collar jobs

Austin startup Interplay Learning has created digital training programs where you can strap on a VR headset and learn HVAC skills. [May]

  • Condé Nast Names Ex-Pandora Chief Roger Lynch CEO

Roger Lynch has been named Condé Nast’s first global CEO, with the former Pandora and Dish Network exec, stepping into the role April 22. [April]

  • Is Streaming Music Killing the Planet?

Futurism reports a study published by researchers from the University of Glasgow and the University of Oslo, that streaming music is "killing the planet" — dwarfing the environmental toll of the golden age of physical media. [April]