Opinion and Analysis

Venture Beat reports: "Virtual reality hasn’t taken off in a big way with consumers, but Intel believes in its potential. It’s not clear just yet what will be VR’s biggest hit, but the platform will produce a huge amount...
Tech Crunch report: "The Game Awards, an event that’s exactly what it sounds like, took place shortly ago and, like any gaming event, it was shot through with trailers and announcements. What’s the biggest announcement, you ask? It’s probably...
Variety reports: "One year after launching, AT&T’s DirecTV Now over-the-top TV streaming service has surpassed 1 million subscribers, according to the telco. However, those gains haven’t offset steep pay-TV losses on the satellite and telco side of the house. AT&T has lured DirecTV Now...
The Hollywood Reporter reports: "Have Amazon and Disney both found their Game of Thrones? Amazon Studios announced Nov. 13 that it is teaming with the estate of J.R.R. Tolkien, publisher HarperCollins and New Line Cinema to bring The Lord of the...
Variety reports: "The incursion of streaming services such as Netflix and Amazon into the original programming arena in recent years created demand that benefited the studios. The marketplace shifted to favor sellers as demand grew faster than supply. But after...
The Hollywood Reporter reports: "A little more than a year ago, Viacom then-CEO Philippe Dauman was under siege from investors who grew tired of years of underperformance at the conglomerate and controlling shareholder and then-chairman Sumner Redstone was battling for...
Hypebot reports: "As a growing number of women out movie mogul Harvey Weinstein for decades of sexual abuse, the music industry is being forced to confront its own culture of harassment.  This week rocker Marilyn Manson parted ways with his...
Forbes reports: "Critical acclaim for its software would be one thing, and is not anything terribly new for Nintendo (though two games this highly scored in eight months is certainly something), but they’re dominating the hardware game as well....
Venture Beat reports: "Four months after launching a program to fight violent extremist content, YouTube says it has become far more efficient at identifying and removing such videos, thanks to its machine learning technology. In June, YouTube detailed four steps it...
Billboard reports: "The Nielsen company, which has long measured viewership of television programs, now says it has a way to collect and widely spread details about how many people watch programming produced by streaming services like Netflix and Amazon....