Category: Innovation

A Tale Of Two Technologies: The Narrative And The Numbers For VR And Voice

Posted on 1st February, 2017 by Zach Fuller in Alexa, Amazon, Amazon Echo, Facebook, Htc Vive, Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, Oculus, Oculus Rift, Psvr, Technology Adoption, Virtual Reality, Vr and Vr Adoption

In the tradition of effective storytelling, the technology industry’s romantic narrative often involves two basic troupes: a garage and a dream. This alluring chronology is so embedded in start-up folklore…

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Experience Should Be Everything In 2017

Posted on 16th December, 2016 by Mark Mulligan in Apple Music, Deezer, Design, Disruption, Google Play, Google Play Music All Access, Music Apps, Music Subscriptions, Napster, Spotify, Streaming, Streaming Innovation, Streaming Music, Subscriptions, Ui, User Experience, User Interface and Ux

2017 is going to be a big year for streaming. Spotify will likely IPO, paid subscribers will pass the 100 million mark in Q1, playlists will boom. 2017 will build upon…

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Facebook Is Finally Ready To Become A Media Company

Posted on 10th November, 2016 by Mark Mulligan in ESports, Facebook, Line, Live Streaming, Media Companies, Media Strategy, Messaging Apps, Messenger, Musical.ly, Online Video, Pandora, Snapchat, Socially Integrated Web, Spotify and Streaming Music

Facebook beat estimates with its latest earnings but announced that ad revenues would likely slow in 2017as the digital ad market feels the pinch of advertiser budgets lagging the shift…

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Watch Out Access, Liberty Media Is Building A Full Stack Music Company

Posted on 7th September, 2016 by Mark Mulligan in Access Industries, BMG, Deezer, Liberty Global, Liberty Media, Live Nation, Mtv, Next Big Sound, Pandora, Rdio, Saavn, Sirius XM, Songkick, Sony Music, Ticket Fly, UMG, Universal Music, Warner Music and WMG

Access Industries’ full stack music company has, ahem, company: Liberty Media. With a combined market market cap of $37 billion, John Malone’s Liberty group of companies is by anyone’s standards…

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