The Chinese tech titan reports disappointing revenue and profit as the Chinese internet giant struggles with regulatory hurdles for its gaming business.
— Read on www.wsj.com/articles/tencent-disappoints-on-earnings-as-its-games-face-regulatory-hurdles-1534332170
HQ Trivia downloads spiral downward as it hits Apple TV | TechCrunch
— Read on techcrunch.com/2018/08/14/hq-trivia-apple-tv/
The bill essentially bans the US government or anyone that wants to work with the US government from using components from Huawei, ZTE, or a number of other Chinese communications companies. The ban goes into effect over the next two years.
— Read on www.theverge.com/2018/8/13/17686310/huawei-zte-us-government-contractor-ban-trump
This episode of The Database takes a look at local and out-of-home TV viewing—who’s watching, the contributions they add to the overall viewing picture and how networks, advertisers and agencies should be looking at the evolving trends in the local and OOH TV environments.
— Read on www.nielsen.com/us/en/insights/news/2018/the-database-where-local-and-out-of-home-tv-viewing-fit-into-todays-media-landscape.html
The acquisition gives Bustle an entrance into the large-scale experiential events business.
— Read on www.axios.com/bustle-acquires-flavorpill-0390ea46-b832-4fc3-b227-842b60ff9b1d.html
The publisher of New York magazine, Vulture and The Cut is reviewing strategic options including a possible sale, the latest media outlet to consider consolidation in a tough marketplace.
— Read on www.wsj.com/articles/new-york-magazine-owner-explores-possible-sale-1534264090
Conde Nast’s turnaround plan faces hurdles – Digiday
— Read on digiday.com/media/conde-nasts-turnaround-plan-faces-hurdles/
The ad violates YouTube’s “violent and shocking content in ads” policy. “The Nun” is the latest film in “The Conjuring” franchise.
— Read on variety.com/2018/digital/news/the-nun-youtube-ad-1202905061/
Founded in 2012, Dealflicks aimed to partner with theaters to offer discounts of as much as 60% on movie tickets and concessions during periods when theaters are mostly vacant.
— Read on www.latimes.com/business/hollywood/la-fi-ct-dealflicks-demise-20180814-story.html
Pirates are selling hundreds of stolen login details on the “dark web” for Netflix, HBO, Hulu and other services, according to new research.
— Read on variety.com/2018/digital/news/netflix-hbo-hulu-stolen-passwords-dark-web-1202903129/
Ripped-from-the-headlines tales of corporate debt and private equity. Perfect viewing for your Hamptons dinner party.
— Read on www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-08-14/how-hbo-s-succession-became-game-of-thrones-for-the-c-suite
Tribune Media Co said Tuesday it will pay bonuses to executives who worked for more than 15 months on its failed merger with Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc .
— Read on www.reuters.com/article/us-tribune-media-m-a-sinclair-ma/tribune-executives-will-get-bonuses-after-sinclair-deal-collapses-idUSKBN1KZ2GV
Twitter rips ESPN’s Keith Olbermann as Yankees-Mets play-by-play announcer | NJ.com
— Read on www.nj.com/yankees/index.ssf/2018/08/twitter_rips_yankees-mets_play-by-play_announcer_k.html
Verizon announced that its upcoming 5G broadband service would include free Apple TV hardware and a YouTube TV subscription for new customers.
— Read on www.cnbc.com/2018/08/14/verizon-5g-deal-gives-free-apple-tv-youtube-subscriptions-to-customers.html
When John Malone retired from the boards of Lions Gate and Charter Communications last month, the media and telecom industries shuddered: Was the Cable Cowboy finally calling it quits?
— Read on www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-08-14/john-malone-the-cable-cowboy-isn-t-ready-to-hang-up-his-spurs
Tim Hildebrand of Galt says the attack happened at a Social Distortion concert at the Ace of Spades in Midtown.
— Read on sacramento.cbslocal.com/2018/08/14/social-distortion-lead-singer/
New York (AFP) – As radio fades in the new world of digital media, podcasting has become hot. In less than 15 years, on-demand podcasts have become
— Read on www.breitbart.com/news/podcasts-take-growing-role-in-shifting-media-landscape/
Somebody might end up laughing all the way to the bank but this legal move against the Spanish-language media company could all end in tears.
— Read on deadline.com/2018/08/univision-lawsuit-the-onion-purchase-financial-advisors-vince-sadusky-1202445561/
‘Crazy Rich Asians’ is now tracking to post a five-day debut of $26 million-plus, according to the latest prerelease surveys. That’s up from $20 million several weeks ago.
— Read on www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/box-office-crazy-rich-asians-preps-26m-debut-1134632
Scores of New Yorkers can be seen pecking at their phones while striding along city streets or in public places. What possibly could be so urgent?
— Read on www.wsj.com/articles/what-new-yorkers-are-doing-with-their-eyes-glued-to-their-cell-phones-1534255200