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Iyuno Launches New Website, Updates COVID Response

It’s been more than six months since the coronavirus began altering the entertainment industry, like many others, on a global scale. In that time, we’ve focused on guaranteeing... More

COVID-19 Transforms UK TV Choices (RTN)

The Covid-19 pandemic has triggered a deep, widespread and likely permanent shift to consuming services online, in particular how the UK public wants to watch entertainment, with i... More

Wearable Devices Market Resilient During COVID-19 Pandemic (Verdict)

The global wearables market has proved resilient during the Covid-19 pandemic as consumers look to better understand their health.... More

Why Quality Localisation is Crucial for Success in the Japanese Games Market (Keywords Studios Blog)

For as long as video games have existed, there have been dozens of Japanese publishers and developers, of all sizes. Many of their games were not shipped overseas traditionally but... More

AI Email Security: Understanding the Human Behind the Keyboard (Darktrace Blog)

At the heart of any email attack is the goal of moving the recipient to engage: whether that’s clicking a link, filling in a form, or opening an attachment. And with over nine in... More

ContentArmor, castLabs, CineSend Deliver DRM-Protected Content With Forensic Watermarking at Over 100 Virtual Film Festivals Worldwide

castLabs, ContentArmor and CineSend have worked together to provide a brand-forward virtual film festival platform that is now being used by over 100 festivals worldwide. As movie ... More

UEFA Secures Blocking Orders Against Sites Illegally Streaming Matches (IE)

European football's governing body UEFA has secured a High Court order requiring several internet service providers to block the illegal live streaming of matches for the 2020/21 s... More

‘We Own The Night TV’ Looks to Red Bee’s Platform

Live Dutch DJ streaming service We Own The Night TV is now offering a VOD and PPV option, thanks to Red Bee Media and its OTT platform. (more…)... More

Three Keys to Successfully Executing a Trade Secrets Investigation (A TransPerfect World)

While global economic meltdowns come in different shapes and sizes, one thing remains true: you have an incredible amount of global employee mobility. This spike in mobility leads ... More

Six More Months of COVID-19 Restrictions – Where Does Sports Broadcasting Go From Here? (DTE)

The UK government deflated broadcasters, sports leagues and fans alike when it announced that there will be at least six more months of COVID-19-related restrictions, including the... More

What the Prime Minister’s ‘Lifetime Skills Guarantee’ Means for UK Tech (IA)

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced a 'Lifetime Skills Guarantee' in which adults without A-Levels will be offered a free course, but what does this mean for the UK tech sec... More

64% of UK Internet Consumers Used an SVOD Service in the Past Month (Señal News)

The easing of lockdown in June has not deterred people from the UK from watching streaming services – with 64% of Internet consumers using an SVOD platform in the past month, acc... More

Fast, Stealthy Malware Attempts to Steal Public Data From Government Organization (Darktrace Blog)

Cyber AI was recently deployed at a government organisation in the EMEA region, where it was protecting over 10,000 devices by learning a sense of ‘self’ for each unique device... More

Tech Leads UK Jobs Vacancy Surge (Relocate Global)

Job vacancies in the UK increased by 34 per cent last week compared to the corresponding period in August, according to a new report. Although London continued to dominate the mark... More

150,000 Stream EFL, but Revenue Only a Third of Typical Match Day Receipts (DTE)

While the figure represents an uptick over typical EFL viewing figures, the Daily Mail reports that the streaming audiences only represent 40% of the clubs’ combined average matc... More

SVOD to Generate $100B Over the Next Five Years (Rapid TV News)

The rising tide of subscription video-on-demand is floating markets across the world, and a study has revealed data showing that SVOD revenues for 138 countries will reach $100 bil... More

Premier League Clubs Could Stream Non-Televised Matches From October (DTE)

Following the UK government’s announcement that the country is facing at least six months of further lockdown restrictions – including delays to getting fans back in stadiums ... More

UK Government Task Force to Find New 5G Suppliers After Huawei Ban

The group will provide advice and an industry perspective to help guide the country’s 5G strategy. This will help boost competition and innovation in the UK market by building an... More

IBM, AI and the Battle for Cybersecurity (Forbes)

As AI becomes a bigger part of the IT landscape, cybersecurity is becoming an AI battlefield. The latest and most aggressive attacks in cybersecurity are now leveraging AI to evade... More

46% of British Businesses Increase Investment in Automation Post-Lockdown (Bdaily)

The research, which surveyed 500 IT decision makers across the U.S., U.K., France and Germany, represents a clear signal from businesses globally that investment in automation is a... More