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Consumer Habits And Coronavirus: 5 Takeaways From New Nielsen Music/MRC Data...

Billboard reports: "As the country works through the trauma created by the coronavirus, Americans are showing pandemic fatigue and increasingly turning to music for...

Cord-Cutting Explodes in Q1 as Pay-TV Sector Delivers Worst-Ever Losses

Variety reports: "Traditional cable and satellite TV providers posted their most massive quarterly subscriber losses in the first three months of 2020, as the...

Sensor Tower receives $45m investment

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "Market intelligence firm Sensor Town has received a $45 million investment to accelerate growth and drive innovation." Read more

Newzoo: Shooter games are growing during coronavirus, but esports forecast takes...

VentureBeat reports: "Players are spending more time in games, and it turns out PC shooters have become more popular during the pandemic. But total...

Hyper casual dominated new mobile downloads in 2019

Gamesindustry.biz reports: "Hyper casual games are taking over the mobile market, representing 78% of the most downloaded new mobile games of 2019." Read more  

116M US Consumers Bought Music Last Year, Highest Number Since 2007:...

Billboard reports: "The rebound in music consumption continued in 2019 thanks to continued growth in the streaming market, according to MusicWatch’s 2019 Annual Music...

DeepMind technique encourages AI players to cooperate in zero-sum games

VentureBeat reports: "DeepMind — the research division of Alphabet whose work chiefly involves reinforcement learning, an area of AI concerned with how software agents...

Traditional Pay-TV Operators Lost 6 Million Subscribers in 2019 as Cord-Cutting...

Variety reports: "The U.S. satellite and cable TV business declined at an unprecedented rate last year — with traditional pay-TV providers dropping a staggering...

AI startups raised $18.5 billion in 2019, setting new funding record

VentureBeat reports: "While overall U.S. venture capital funding dipped in 2019, the artificial intelligence sector bucked this trend by reaching a new annual high...

U.S. Home Entertainment Market Topped $25 Billion in 2019, With 63%...

Variety reports: "Consumer spending on home entertainment rose 8.4% to a record $25.2 billion in 2019, spurred by the at-home sector’s biggest growth engine...