Even as Star India has managed to walk away with the honours at the IPL media rights auction (for all markets across media and digital platforms for the next five years) by coughing up a massive Rs 16,3478 crore not many noticed the huge amount US-based social media giant Facebook was willing to pay for Indian cricket matches: Rs 3,849 crore. … [Read more...] about Facebook bids for IPL’s streaming rights: Is Zuckerberg trying to tap the video streaming business?
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Agreed that there’s a distinction between subjectively “good” design, let’s call it craft, and effective design. Agreed that there is a distinction between process and final product. But it would be a great loss to our industry if we reduce design to a process that is either effective or ineffective. That suggests all work be measurable and all outcomes be knowable. What happens to creativity? Where is the imagination? How do we take an accounting of emotion? Craft has no doubt been colonized. That’s where we get pretension, but let’s not confuse the practice of craft with the process of creativity. We need to decolonize craft and keep creativity. … [Read more...] about Can design help win an election? Experts duke it out
For the final initiative, Mastercard has hand-selected seven cities with which to partner with governmental leaders to facilitate city programs tailored to their populations. In Los Angeles, in tandem with the Mayor’s Fund, it will expand the Angeleno Card program, which has already provided $36 million of rent relief to hard-hit Angelenos; in Atlanta, it will broaden a similar relief program to help prevent evictions. The selected cities vary in size, from New York to Dayton, Ohio, with a view to extending reach to many more. “We want to be able to demonstrate that the work we do there can apply in big cities, small, and even the in-betweens,” Blow says. … [Read more...] about Mastercard will spend $500 million to expand financial access in Black communities
The linear (advertising/distribution) and digital (advertising video on demand/subscription video on demand teams in the international markets will be integrated into a single team. Through integration, the company will also enable each international cluster leader to craft a local-market aligned approach. … [Read more...] about ZEE announces restructuring, integrates digital assets and content team
"In the wake of a detected cyber-attack, we have isolated all data center services to take required preventive actions. We are anticipating all services to be up within 24 hours and we do not foresee any major impact on our operations due to this incident,” said Mukesh Rathi, CIO, Dr. Reddy’s Labs. … [Read more...] about Dr Reddy’s Labs shares trade lower as data breach forces the company to shut plants