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Music Streams Passed 1.1 Trillion In 2019, 85% Of All U.S....

Hypebot reports: "85% of all U.S. music consumption is via streaming according to a new BuzzAngle Music report. Overall streaming activity in the United...

On-Demand Audio, Video Streams Surpassed 1 Trillion In US Last Year

Hypebot reports: "In late November last year, U.S. audio and video on-demand streams passed 1 trillion for the first time in a single calendar...

Bux acquires ‘social’ cryptocurrency investment platform Blockport

TechCrunch reports: "Bux, the Amsterdam-based fintech that wants to make investing more accessible, has acquired the European “social” cryptocurrency investment platform Blockport. Terms of...

Quibi versus the World

The Verge reports: "Jeffrey Katzenberg insists that his new video-streaming service Quibi isn’t competing against Netflix, Disney+, HBO Max, Peacock, or any of the...

App Store hit record spend on New Year’s Day 2020, Apple...

VentureBeat reports: "As Apple doubles down on its push into services, the tech juggernaut today announced some new stats designed to show that all...

Spotify Unveils ‘Streaming Ad Insertion’ Tech to Provide More Precise Metrics...

Billboard reports: "Spotify just took another bold step toward becoming a major podcasting player. On Wednesday (Jan. 8), the streaming giant announced the launch...

Netflix Expected to Bring Mobile-Only Plan to More Markets

Hollywood Reporter reports: "India became the first country in the world where the streaming video giant launched such an offering, costing $2.99 per month,...

TikTok may be edging closer to a sale

The Verge reports: "In November, we talked here about how some of the threats against TikTok were starting to add up. National security officials...

Facebook bans deceptive deepfakes and some misleadingly modified media

TechCrunch reports: "Facebook wants to be the arbiter of truth after all. At least when it comes to intentionally misleading deepfakes and heavily manipulated...

Streaming Is Now 80% Of U.S. Music Market

Hypebot reports: "Paid streaming music subscriptions surpassed 61 million in the US in 2019, according to year-end stats from the RIAA. Streaming now accounts...