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[[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.
 
[[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.
 
[[https://www.billboard.com/amp/articles/business/8514369/warner-music-group-digital-chief-ole-olbermann-exits-label June]]
 
[[https://www.billboard.com/amp/articles/business/8514369/warner-music-group-digital-chief-ole-olbermann-exits-label June]]
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* '''Legal Loophole May Leave Some of Rock's Greatest Riffs Up for Grabs'''
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[[Bloomberg]]'s [[Vernon Silver]] reports on a little noticed moment during Led Zeppelin's Stairway to Heaven plagiarism trial, when it was inadvertently revealed that his industry’s most famous (and valuable) tunes were up for grabs.
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[[https://www.bloomberg.com/features/2019-classic-rock-riffs-loophole/ June]]
  
 
* '''Andreessen Horowitz Reports on Investment in the Podcast Ecosystem in 2019'''
 
* '''Andreessen Horowitz Reports on Investment in the Podcast Ecosystem in 2019'''
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[[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.
 
[[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.
 
[[https://variety.com/2019/digital/news/conde-nast-roger-lynch-ceo-1203180511/ April]]
 
[[https://variety.com/2019/digital/news/conde-nast-roger-lynch-ceo-1203180511/ 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.
 
[[https://futurism.com/the-byte/streaming-music-killing-planet?fbclid=IwAR3jDexMoEnnTPsf-qcJ3eqaZh075gRW0e_ZsGMfAEhQa_u0gey9peT42u8 April]]
 

Revision as of 14:12, 26 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]

  • Legal Loophole May Leave Some of Rock's Greatest Riffs Up for Grabs

Bloomberg's Vernon Silver reports on a little noticed moment during Led Zeppelin's Stairway to Heaven plagiarism trial, when it was inadvertently revealed that his industry’s most famous (and valuable) tunes were up for grabs. [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]