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Shutterstock Appoints Stan Pavlovsky as Chief Executive Officer and Names Jon Oringer Executive Chairman

Shutterstock, Inc., a leading global technology company offering a creative platform for high-quality content, tools and services, announced that the Board of Directors (the "Board") has appointed Stan Pavlovsky, currently President and Chief Operating Officer, as Chief Executive Officer. He will also join the Board of Directors. Jon Oringer, currently Chief Executive Officer, will be Executive Chairman of the Board. These changes are effective April 1, 2020. "This is an ideal time to name…

Genesys Survey Reveals the “Hold” Music That Transcends Borders

Around the globe, Classical music is top choice to soothe customer support frustrations Team Kate or Team Meghan, vinegar or tomato-based barbecue sauce, paying college athletes or not — there are plenty of things that divide us today. But what's something that opposing factions can agree on? Consumers around the globe concur that when it comes to waiting on hold for customer support, it's Classical tunes that are music to their ears. In fact, nearly 30% of those surveyed said if they could choose their own "hold"…

Spotify Launches in India

World’s Most Popular Music Streaming Service Launches a Personalised Experience, Upgraded for India Spotify, the world’s leading music streaming service, is available in India with all-new features tuned to Indian music fans’ personal tastes. With today’s launch in the world’s second most populous country, Spotify is making its way to the fastest growing market globally for mobile apps. The number of active internet users in India is estimated at over 400m, as mobile internet and smartphones become faster and more…

Apple Announces New Today at Apple Sessions

Over 50 New Sessions Now Available Apple announced a new Today at Apple release with sessions in three new and expanded formats — Skills, Walks and Labs — which offer hands-on group sessions focused on photography, video, music, coding, app development, art and design and more. The new sessions are free at every Apple Store worldwide and allow visitors to find the right session for their interests and skill level in order to unlock creativity, inspire learning and encourage connection. “Since the beginning,…

How Adding Audio Advertising to Your Channels Will Mute the Competition

In the not-so-distant past, advertisers aiming to reach audiophiles had a straightforward task. Depending on their target audiences, they’d negotiate ad buys with local or national radio stations, place the ads, and that would be that. Amid the streaming revolution, however, advertisers’ work isn’t so simple. The digital audio universe is vast, from online radio to on-demand music services like Pandora, TuneIn, and Spotify, to the ever-expanding world of podcasts. All told, an estimated 180 million Americans stream music,…