Bandai Namco And Nike Are Teaming Up For Tekken Sneakers

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VGC reports: “As reported by Sole Retriever, two pairs of Tekken 8 x Nike Air Foamposite One Fist sneakers will be released in September 2024 through Nike, SNKRS, and select retailers. The sneakers are part of Tekken’s 30th anniversary celebrations (as well as the latest game) and feature two designs based on Kazuya and Jin.”

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YouTube Music May Be Getting Its Own AI-Driven Radio Feature

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Music Ally reports: “Spotify launched its AI DJ feature in February 2023, providing a radio-like stream of music with its own artificial DJ chatting between tracks. None of its rivals have quite followed suit yet, but YouTube Music appears to be preparing its own spin on the idea of AI radio.”

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DreamFlare AI Launches Interactive AI-Generated Streaming Service

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Forbes reports: “Tuesday, July 9. DreamFlare AI, a new consumer platform focused exclusively on AI-generated, premium-quality entertainment, officially launched this morning. Led by Josh Liss, a former Google executive, and Rob Bralver, a professional filmmaker who’s made feature documentaries and music videos with big acts like Moby.”

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Sling TV Puts Ads Over Your Screen When You Pause

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Cord Cutters News reports: “Today DISH Media announced that it is adding new Pause Ads on your screen when you pause live video on Sling TV. These ads are not a new idea as Hulu and others have been doing ads like this for sometime.”

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The ‘Big Three’ Of Streaming: Spotify, Apple Music, And Amazon Music Now Account For Over 90% Of U.S. Subscribers, DMN Pro Data Finds

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Digital Music News reports: “Spotify, Apple Music, and Amazon Music are today’s “big three” paid streaming services – at least in the U.S., where they claim a more than 90% market share. That telling stat comes from DMN Pro’s new Streaming Music Subscriber Market Share database, which provides a comprehensive breakdown of on-demand platforms’ stateside reach. Included in said breakdown are plan-specific subscriber totals based on data from major music publisher statements.”

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Noplace, The MySpace For Gen Z, Is Soaring In Popularity

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Peta Pixel reports: “What’s old is new again, as seems to be the case for Noplace, a new social media app that feels reminiscent of MySpace and is becoming incredibly popular. Noplace soared in Apple’s App Store charts when it launched out of its invite-only mode, TechCrunch reports.”

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YouTube And LinkedIn Have Games Now, And Here’s How You Can Play Them

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TechCrunch reports: “The trend of media companies bringing games to their platforms has been unfolding in recent years. In a world where user attention is increasingly competitive and attention spans are dwindling, streaming services and apps are looking for ways to captivate their audience. It makes sense for companies to expand into gaming to retain users on the platform: The global gaming market is worth around $221 billion, making it an enticing revenue stream to explore.”

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42% Of US Consumers Are SVOD ‘Resubscribers’

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Broadband TV News reports: “Subscribers in the United States are returning to streaming services they only resigned from a few months previously. Research from Ampere Analysis shows that Disney subscribers who had previously churned and then returned (known as ‘resubscribers’) to take the Disney+/Hulu/ESPN+ bundle are 59% less likely to churn within 12 months than those who take Disney+ alone.”

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ElevenLabs Launches Free AI Voice Isolator To Take On Adobe

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VentureBeat reports: “ElevenLabs, the AI voice startup known for its voice cloning, text-to-speech and speech-to-speech models, has just added another tool to its product portfolio: an AI Voice Isolator. Available on the ElevenLabs platform starting today, the offering allows creators to remove unwanted ambient noise and sounds from any piece of content they have, right from a film to a podcast or YouTube video.”

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Paramount Agrees To Merge With Skydance

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CNBC reports: “Paramount Global has agreed to merge with Skydance, capping off a monthslong negotiation, in a deal that would see the Redstone family step away from control of the storied movie studio and media company. Paramount’s special committee signed off on the merger on Sunday, days after Shari Redstone’s National Amusements, the controlling shareholder of Paramount, once again reached a preliminary agreement with Skydance, the production company known for “Top Gun: Maverick.” A similar deal had weeks earlier been stopped in its tracks.”

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