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Jun 01, 2018
Sony CEO Kenichiro Yoshida said he would focus on making stable profits from existing music, movies and other intellectual propertiesCEO Kenichiro Yoshida made no secret that Sony’s new emphasis on intellectual property favors music over movies.
May 22, 2018
Sony to become the world's biggest music publisher after wrapping up EMI deal for $2.3 billionSony's deal takes advantage of the rapid growth in streaming music services like Spotify and Apple Music which has driven a recovery in the music industry.
Apr 27, 2018
Chetan Bhagat signs six-book deal with Amazon Publishing; first title to reach stands in OctoberHalf of these books by Chetan Bhagat will be fiction titles, and the other half will be non-fiction ones that feature his essays and columns | #FirstCulture
Apr 24, 2018
Facebook publishes guidelines detailing what is discouraged on its platform for the very first timeMonica Bickert, Facebook's head of product policy and counterterrorism, said the detailed public guidelines have been a long time in the works.
Mar 23, 2018
Game publisher Ubisoft announces opening of second studio in India, to hire 100 employees in two yearsUbisoft is creator, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and services with the credit of Assassin’s Creed, Just Dance and more games like it.
Mar 21, 2018
Google doubles down on Facebook woes, commits $300 million to help news publishersGoogle on Tuesday launched a new initiative, committing $300 million to help news publishers get more paid subscribers while stemming the flow of misinformation.
Mar 16, 2018
Can true news stories outperform lies on Twitter? MIT study reveals stunning insightsAfter studying 126,000 “contested” stories tweeted by ~3 million people more than 4.5 million times, three scholars from the prestigious Media Lab at Massachusetts Institute of Technology have placed before the world a stunning piece of research to read and learn from - recently published in Science magazine. That lies travel faster, deeper and father than the truth on Twitter is the grim conclusion the study comes to. Buried deep within the text and graphs are mirrors to society’s rough edges when online is a lived space.
Mar 10, 2018
As New Musical Express' print run ends, a look back at the golden age of music magazinesThis week brought news that long-running music magazine NME or the New Musical Express would stop publishing its print version
Mar 09, 2018
MIT study finds false stories on Twitter travel way faster than the truthThe scientists calculated that the average false story takes about 10 hours to reach 1,500 Twitter users, versus about 60 hours for the truth. On average, false information reaches 35 percent more people than true news.
Jan 04, 2018
Spotify confidentially files for IPO with US regulators as it targets direct listing within the first half of 2018If Spotify, valued at as much as $19 billion last year, goes ahead with its plans, it would be the first major company to carry out a direct listing.