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* '''PodcastOne is launching LaunchpadDM, a free hosting platform for independent podcasters'''
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The [[PodcastOne]] platform, called Launchpad Digital Media, is a free platform, including unlimited hosting; access to analytics including listenership, geography and device data; and complete control over how podcasts are distributed via [[Apple]], [[Spotify]], or other services. [[https://techcrunch.com/2019/08/07/podcastone-is-launching-launchpaddm-a-free-hosting-platform-for-independent-podcasters/ August]]
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* '''Disney to Bundle Disney+, Hulu and ESPN+ For $12.99 Per Month'''
 
* '''Disney to Bundle Disney+, Hulu and ESPN+ For $12.99 Per Month'''
  
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[[ZDNet]] reports, on its first day as a standalone business, CEO [[Mark Simpson]] says of the new company, [[AI Powered Marketer]] says it's mature yet agile enough to take on major competitors like [[Adobe]], Oracle, and Salesforce.
 
[[ZDNet]] reports, on its first day as a standalone business, CEO [[Mark Simpson]] says of the new company, [[AI Powered Marketer]] says it's mature yet agile enough to take on major competitors like [[Adobe]], Oracle, and Salesforce.
 
[[https://www.zdnet.com/article/ibms-watson-marketing-breaks-off-into-separate-company/ July]]
 
[[https://www.zdnet.com/article/ibms-watson-marketing-breaks-off-into-separate-company/ July]]
 
* '''The most popular social media platforms with Gen Z'''
 
 
For social media, members of Gen Z gravitate toward [[Instagram]], [[Snapchat]], and [[Youtube]], according to a survey by [[Business Insider]].[[https://www.mrt.com/technology/businessinsider/article/The-most-popular-social-media-platforms-with-Gen-Z-14066684.php July]]
 

Revision as of 01:42, 13 August 2019

  • PodcastOne is launching LaunchpadDM, a free hosting platform for independent podcasters

The PodcastOne platform, called Launchpad Digital Media, is a free platform, including unlimited hosting; access to analytics including listenership, geography and device data; and complete control over how podcasts are distributed via Apple, Spotify, or other services. [August]

  • Disney to Bundle Disney+, Hulu and ESPN+ For $12.99 Per Month

Disney's bundle of streaming content services will cost the same as Netflix's most popular standard plan in the U.S. [August]

  • GateHouse Media, acquires Gannett

GateHouse Media -- the operating subsidiary of New Media Investment Group -- will combine with Gannett, the larger of the two companies, in a cash-and-stock deal that will be financed in part with new private-equity debt. [August]

  • Mixhalo raises $10.7M to bring better sound quality to live events

Mixhalo, co-founded by Incubus guitarist Mike Einziger and his wife, violinist Ann Marie Simpson-Einziger, has raised $10.7 million in Series A funding led by Foundry Group, with participation from Sapphire Sport, Founders Fund, Defy Partners, Cowboy Ventures, Red Light Management, Another Planet Entertainment, Rick Farman and Rich Goodstone of Superfly, and Charlie Walker of C3 Presents. [July]

  • Sony announces a new $185M fund to invest in tech startups

Sony is doubling down on the world of startup investment. The Japanese tech giant announced a new fund that is aiming to raise 20 billion JPY (around $185 million) to invest in companies within “key high-growth industries,” through their Sony Innovation Fund. [July]

  • Media-tech platform Toch raises Pre-Series A funding

Toch funding led by investors from Hyderabad Angels, Mumbai Angels and other high net worth individuals including former Zee Entertainment CFO Mihir Modi and Swastik Bihani, Head of Products & GM, India at PayPal. [July]

  • IBM's Watson Marketing breaks off into separate company

ZDNet reports, on its first day as a standalone business, CEO Mark Simpson says of the new company, AI Powered Marketer says it's mature yet agile enough to take on major competitors like Adobe, Oracle, and Salesforce. [July]