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Significant Drop in Ad Demand; Streaming Growth Normalizing After Pandemic Peak”

Conviva’s Q2 2020 State of Streaming Report Highlights Impact of COVID-19, YouTube’s Move to the TV Screen and the Rise of Smart TVs Conviva, the leader in global streaming media intelligence, released its quarterly State of Streaming report for Q2 2020, showing streaming video advertising saw a sharp decline in the past quarter with ad attempts in Q2 down 28% globally and 22% in the U.S. as compared to Q1 2020. The report also details the impact of COVID-19 with expanded regional benchmarks illustrating that while…

Loop Media, Inc. Partners with Plex to Provide Plex Live TV Customers Access

Loop Media, Inc., an innovative streaming media company focused exclusively on premium short-form video, announced a partnership with Plex, the popular streaming media platform for all your favorite media. 19 of Loop Media’s curated music video channels will now be available via Plex Live TV, offering viewers access to an expansive library of music videos from a variety of genres including R&B, Country, Hip Hop, Top Charting Singles and beyond. “We’re excited to kick off our work with Plex, offering even more audiences…

LiveXLive Expands Audience Reach and Advertising Revenue Potential with Consumable TV

Consumable TV's Syndication Platform Plugs into Top Comscore-Ranked Publishers to Reach Over 100 Million Viewers LiveXLive Media, a global platform for live stream and on-demand audio, video and podcast content in music, comedy, and pop culture, announced that LiveXLive content and OTT music will be syndicated through Consumable TV -- the first Native OTT web-based platform reaching over 100 Million monthly viewers through top Comscore ranked publishers. Using the Consumable TV platform, LiveXLive's linear content feed…

Ogilvy And Publicis Vets Unveil BlueOcean, An AI Platform

BlueOcean makes it easy for executives and marketers to make dynamic decisions with on-demand auditing and market intelligence  BlueOcean launches out of stealth after two years in development to provide AI-driven brand audits for just $17,000 in seven days. The company, which has worked with hundreds of brands including Microsoft, Panda Express and Pabst Blue Ribbon is harnessing algorithms to speed up the time it takes to get brand insight and strategy recommendations that drive business outcomes at a fraction of the…

Cinedigm and TwentyOne14 Media Partner to Launch A Multi-cultural Streaming Network

The New Entertainment & Lifestyle Network to be developed by Quincy Newell, Renowned Media & Entertainment Executive and Producer Cinedigm announced a partnership with renowned entertainment executive Quincy Newell and his company, TwentyOne14 Media, to launch a new, yet to be named, urban multi-cultural entertainment and lifestyle network. The network is slated to launch in the first quarter of 2021 and will be available in the US for linear and AVOD platforms on connected TVs, digital set-top boxes,…

Anzu Inks Exclusivity Deal With Axis Games, Bringing In-Game Ads to Their Games on PC & Console

New research by Innovid takes a look at the “Now Consumer” and finds that personalization boosts revenue and brand loyalty; Study also reveals social platforms win on personalization Anzu, the world-leading provider of in-game advertising, recently announced that it is expanding its cooperation with independent game developer Axis Games. After successfully integrating the ad platform solution into Axis Game’s mobile version of Axis Football League, the expansion will bring Anzu’s blended in-game ads to a growing set of…

LiveXLive CEO And Chairman Robert Ellin And An International Grammy Award-Winning Artist Scheduled

LiveXLive Media, Inc., a global platform for live stream and on-demand audio, video and podcast content in music, comedy, and pop culture, announced that its CEO and Chairman, Robert Ellin, is scheduled to be a guest on CNBC Closing Bell with anchors Sara Eisen and Wilfred Frost today at 4:30 PM ET. Mr. Ellin will be joined by an International Grammy Award-winning artist. LiveXLive recently announced an addition to its robust streaming platform with a new revenue-share model for live streaming and Pay-Per-View events,…

Oracle Autonomous Database Now Available In Customer Datacenters

Addresses data sovereignty, security, and performance concerns that prevent some enterprise workloads from moving to the public cloud Building on the success of Oracle’s Exadata Cloud@Customer service over the last three years, Oracle announced the availability of Oracle Autonomous Database on Exadata Cloud@Customer. This new offering combines the latest Oracle Database with the fastest Oracle Database platform—Exadata—delivered as a cloud service in customer datacenters. It eliminates database management and capital…

Oracle Announces Oracle Dedicated Region Cloud@Customer

Addresses data sovereignty, security, and performance concerns that prevent some enterprise workloads from moving to the public cloud Building on the success of Oracle’s Exadata Cloud@Customer service over the last three years, Oracle announced the availability of Oracle Autonomous Database on Exadata Cloud@Customer. This new offering combines the latest Oracle Database with the fastest Oracle Database platform—Exadata—delivered as a cloud service in customer datacenters. It eliminates database management and capital…

John McAfee Launches World’s First Private Cell Phone Data Service

Technology legend and two-time presidential candidate John McAfee has announced The Ghost Cell Phone Data Service, the first 4G data service to make connections to the network untraceable. McAfee is looking for members of the media interested in beta-testing the service, which is slated for global launch in September. The Ghost Cell Phone Data Service uses eSIM technology that allows data connections on a smartphone without a physical SIM card. Users of supported phones connect to a special network for data services. This…

LiveXLive Completes Acquisition of ‘PodcastOne’

PodcastOne Recorded Gross Revenue of $27.5 Million in Calendar Year 2019 and Generates Over 2.1 Billion Downloads Annually Acquisition Brings Norman Pattiz and an Experienced Advertising Sales Team, Established Roster of Major National Brand Advertisers, New Distribution Channels and Podcasts from Adam Carolla, Mike Tyson, Shaquille O'Neal, Tip "T.I." Harris, and More Plans to Launch New Vodcast Network Called 'VodcastOne' Including PodcastOne, the Company Currently Has Cash and Restricted Cash of Approximately $18.5…

Pixalate Launches World’s First Connected TV Rankings

An analysis of OTT/CTV traffic quality including household reach, invalid traffic (IVT), and more: Telaria, FreeWheel, Verizon Media top Q1 2020 rankings Pixalate, a global ad fraud intelligence and marketing compliance platform, announced the first-ever Connected TV/OTT Seller Trust Index (CSTI), a breakthrough addition to Pixalate's suite of programmatic seller quality rankings. Pixalate's new CSTI ranks the overall quality of programmatic sellers across three major OTT/CTV platforms: Roku, Amazon, and Samsung. Among…

Qumulo Appoints Adriana Gil Miner As Chief Marketing Officer

Qumulo, the leading provider of cloud file data services, today announced the appointment of Adriana Gil Miner as chief marketing officer (CMO). In this role, Gil Miner will be responsible for leading Qumulo’s global marketing and brand strategy as the company helps customers innovate faster and leverage the power of cloud data services. Gil Miner brings more than 20 years of experience as a results-driven marketing executive, elevating brands and introducing new products and services in high growth markets. Most recently,…

Penta Security Unveils Bank-level MPC Solution Targeting Digital Asset Management Market

Penta Security, a leading cybersecurity company in Korea, announced the release of its exclusive MPC (Multi-Party Computation) solution that runs on a cryptographic protocol which operates computations based on the consensus of multiple parties. This not only secures transactions, but allows cryptographic keys to be stored and shared safely for the protection of sensitive data. With a robust signature function that complements vulnerabilities of the existing multi-signature solution, MPC eliminates Single Point of Failure…

Qwest TV Partners With Amagi to Grow CTV Business

Amagi, a global leader in cloud-based technology and advertising for broadcast and streaming TV, today announced that Qwest TV – the largest video-on-demand catalogue dedicated to jazz, soul, funk, classical and world music has partnered with Amagi to distribute and monetize its distinct music content to CTV platforms. Qwest TV will leverage Amagi's rapidly growing footprint across Free Ad Supported TV (FAST) platforms to bring Qwest TV Jazz and Beyond, Qwest TV Classical and Qwest TV Mix channels to music loving audiences…

Cinedigm Partners With Team Whistle To Accelerate Distribution Of OTT Linear And VOD Network Whistle TV

Whistle TV has more than 1,500 hours of premium and original sports and entertainment content targeted to today’s audiences Cinedigm announced a partnership with Team Whistle, a global media and entertainment company that includes Whistle, Tiny Horse, New Form and Vertical Networks, to accelerate the distribution of its Whistle TV streaming service. Whistle TV is an OTT Linear and VOD sports and entertainment network featuring Whistle original shows and premium library content from studios, networks and leagues across the…

The Future of Live Engagement is Here as Vee24 Launches V11 Intelligent Conversational Experience

The New Platform Raises the Bar for Live Digital Customer Engagement Vee24, the leader in intelligent, conversational, multi-experience solutions, announced the launch of its latest release, raising the bar for live online customer engagement. The release is currently live in production with more than 100 clients globally who are using the platform to allow sales, marketing, and service agents to collaborate with customers in ways that were not previously possible. "Our modular solution is easy to use with…

MagellanTV, Documentary Streaming Service, Announces “Travel the World from Home”

Special programming initiative engages viewers without the need for an airline ticket MagellanTV, a global ad-free streaming video subscription service, is bringing the world to your living room with a new series of over 50 premium documentaries to delight, excite and satisfy the inner travel bug that has been suppressed for too long. Just as the U.S. starts to open back up, it's time to spread your wings with engaging playlists that include: Destination North America, Destination Europe, Destination Asia, Wildest…

LiveXLive Announced As A Streaming Distribution Partner For ‘Shaq’s Fun House vs Gronk Beach Presented By The General Insurance

LiveXLive Will Simulcast 'Shaq vs Gronk' to Over 20 Platforms & Channels as They Compete In Epic Challenges & Host Musical Performances from DaBaby, Snoop Dogg, Steve Aoki, Diplo, Carnage, & DJ Diesel, with Event to Benefit NAACP, Boys & Girls Club, & Feeding America  LiveXLive Media, Inc., a global platform for live stream and on-demand audio, video and podcast content in music, comedy, and pop culture, announced today that it will simulcast 'Shaq's Fun House vs Gronk Beach Presented by The General…

HARMAN Expands Relationship with Alexa Voice Service

As an Amazon Alexa Consulting and Professional Services (CPS) provider, HARMAN will support customers and partners to determine Voice-as-a-Business HARMAN, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., focused on connected technologies for automotive, consumer and enterprise markets, announced the expansion of its relationship with Amazon to include the Alexa Voice Service (AVS). Now an Alexa Consulting & Professional Services (CPS) provider, HARMAN will provide services on AVS integration to its…