Perhaps the biggest indication that we are in a truly exciting and transformational time was the final session of the day with Disney’s Chief Strategy Honcho Kevin Mayer, arguably one of the most powerful executives in digital entertainment today. During his tenure, Mayer has overseen Disney’s strategic acquisitions of Pixar, Marvel, Lucasfilm, Club Penguin and Maker Studios and oversees the Disney Accelerator, a program designed to accelerate the growth of startup companies from around the world.
We live in the age of contextual experiences, where digital content is expected to be available on smartphones, smart TVs, tablets and phablets seamlessly, leading to new and exciting content monetization models. But being innovative and extending content to new touchpoints stretches the limits of your CMS, ecommerce systems and functional requirements of data.
According to mobile research and consultancy firm research2guidance, 2011 saw application download revenues of $ 6.8 billion. Meanwhile, the market for mobile app development services reached $20.5 billion during the same period.
In this guest column from Marty Shindler, he provides a recap of CES 2013. At once exhilarating, intriguing and overwhelming, in a positive way, walking through the 1.92 million feet of exhibition space with nearly 160,000 of your closest friends is an adventure unto itself.
Video and audio streaming make up more than half of mobile data traffic in North America, much of which is YouTube, followed at a distance by Pandora and Netflix.
As the entertainment world starts gearing up for the Golden Globes, Oscars and other awards shows, Showtime’s "Dexter" can claim a more dubious honor: the chilling drama was the year's most pirated television program.
Children 14 and under spend about five hours a week using a mobile device, and each of those devices has an average of 12 apps, according to The NPD Group.
Google has expanded its Transparency Report to include requests from copyright owners and their representatives to remove Google Search results because they allegedly link to infringing content.
Today’s Nielsen Company & Billboard’s 2011 Music Industry Report reveals that digital music sales accounted for an eyelash over half (50.3 percent) of all sales, marking the first time digital overtook physical.