As the world’s typical modus operandi began to crumble around us in March, two of the most noticeable aspects of the change in pop culture was the almost immediate halting of sports and concerts. Pro sports have begun an altered restart, with varying levels of success, but the NBA, NHL, and MLB are as much a product for TV as they are for live audiences. … [Read more...] about Yeti is auctioning off coolers customized by your favorite bands for COVID-19 relief
Whatever it did, and however many lawyers were involved, AT&T won big in the end. The FCC, under the leadership of ex-Verizon lawyer Ajit Pai, ignored public opinion and used questionable data to justify its dismantling of the network neutrality rules in 2015’s Open Internet Order. The Trump FTC, holding that a coupling of AT&T and Time Warner would give AT&T too much control of the media market and harm consumers, sued in federal court to block the deal, but the court green-lit the merger on June 12. AT&T completed the acquisition three days later. … [Read more...] about AT&T’s Time Warner deal and net neutrality’s end gave us WatchTV
The two plant-based meat giants are currently locked in a distribution war as the companies race to secure vendors. Earlier this week, Beyond Meat revealed new partnerships with Walmart and bulk-sale warehouses Sam’s Club and BJ’s Wholesale Club. Those retailers will join Beyond’s list of vendors, which also includes Costco Wholesale. Impossible Foods, whose vendors include Safeway, Albertsons, and Wegmans, snagged its own deal with Walmart last week. … [Read more...] about Here’s why Beyond Meat stock is down, even though we’re eating more fake meat
"Twenty-eight percent of the users feel comfortable to use the internet in their local language and 27 percent find content to be more reliable. People prefer to use instant messaging and chat apps at 29 percent followed by video and music streaming apps at 23 percent in local language," he added. … [Read more...] about From social media to video OTTs, more Indians are consuming content in their local languages
Sidhu pointed out another aspect. “Currently, Reels only has a 15 second video limit. If you see, TikTok grew in popularity only after it increased the time limit to a minute. So, a video which was 30 to 40 seconds did the best. 15 seconds is very restrictive. If only the time limit is increased can the monetisation really help.” … [Read more...] about Reels – Another TikTok clone or a game changer for Instagram?