Category: Take Five

Take Five (the big five stories and data you need to know) November 25th 2019

Posted on 25th November, 2019 by Mark Mulligan in Colin Kaepernick, Disney, Epic Games, Espn, ESPN+ Subscribers, Fortnite, Hulu, Hulu Subscribers, Keywords: Tencent, Meghan Rapinoe, PUBG, Spotify, Spotify Awards, Susan Wojcicki, Tencent Games, Throw Down Ladders, Youtube and Youtube Creators

Disney tidies its streaming stats: Disney is tidying up its streaming subscriber numbers in preparation for reporting the performance so far of Disney+. In the shake-up, ESPN falls from 3.4 million to…

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Take Five (the big five stories and data you need to know) November 18th 2019

Posted on 18th November, 2019 by Mark Mulligan in BT, Bytedance, Disney, Disney+ Streaming Problems, European Champions League, Football, Netflix, Nickelodeon, Tenccent Umg, Tencent Umg Stake and Tiktok

Bytedance subscription: Bytedance, parent of TikTok, is reportedlyclose to launching a music subscription service, initially focused on emerging markets.The big question is whether Bytedance will get the deals to launch something…

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Take Five (the big five stories and data you need to know) November 11th 2019

Posted on 11th November, 2019 by Mark Mulligan in Airpods, Amazon, Amazon Prime Video, Apple Music, Apple Tv, BTS, Climiate Crisis, Disney, Fandom 3.0, Google, Google Next Mini, Hbo Maz, Hulu, Microsoft, Netflix, Productivity, Recycling and Superfans

BTS, fandom 3.0: The management of BTS’s distributor was trying to work out who had green-lit an unauthorized billboard campaign for the South Korean boy band. When it turned out that…

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Take Five (the big five stories and data you need to know) October 28th 2019

Posted on 28th October, 2019 by Mark Mulligan in Ad Supported, Avod, BBC, Bbc News, Boxing, DAZN, Discovery, Interactive News, Jake Paul, Ksi, Marvel, Pandora, Podcasts, Recession, SiriusXM, Smart Speakers and Snapchat

SiriusXM, podcast marvel: SiriusXM has struck a multiyear deal with Marvel to create exclusive podcasts, illustrating that traditional radio companies still have the potential to be the major players in…

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Take Five (the big five stories and data you need to know) October 14th 2019

Posted on 14th October, 2019 by Mark Mulligan in Apple, Baseball, CDBaby, Fortnite, Fortnite Blackhole, Independent Artists, Little Big League, Mediaset, Minnesota Twins, Music Listening, Netflix, Netflix Film Deal, Netflix Italy, Older Music Consumers, Regulation, Sports Analytics, Spotify, Spotify Apple Complaint, Tech Major Regulation and Tech Majors

Fortnite black hole: In what may be the most audacious global games marketing stunt ever, Epic Games killed off Fortnite in Sunday’s end-of-season event, which one million people viewed live on Twitch.…

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Take Five (the big five stories and data you need to know) September 22nd 2019

Posted on 22nd September, 2019 by Mark Mulligan in Amazon, Amazon HD Music, Amazon Music Unlimited, Amazon Prime Music, Champions League Eufa, Climare Crisis, Disney, Extinction Rebellion, Facebook Portal, Lucasfilm. Facebook, Marvel, Pixar and Portal

Amazon, hi-def bet: Amazon has launched its long-slated Amazon Music HD service,delivering lossless FLAC files to a new HD streaming tier. Amazon is betting on its older, higher-income user base to…

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