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New Comcast Report Finds Consumers Vastly Underestimate How Often Home Networks Are Targeted by Cyber Threats

Sunday, November 29, 2020 - 11:00pm

Internet users in the United States vastly underestimate how often their home networks are targeted by cyber threats.

Key Points: 
  • Internet users in the United States vastly underestimate how often their home networks are targeted by cyber threats.
  • And, 61 percent of consumers plan to buy at least one connected device during the upcoming holiday shopping season.
  • The Xfinity Cyber Health Report summarizes the threats xFi Advanced Security has blocked for Xfinity Internet customers and the devices in their connected homes, providing an industry view into threats experienced by consumers.
  • Key report findings include:
    Consumers Underestimate Attack Volume: 95 percent of survey respondents underestimated the volume of attacks they face each month.

DISH Network Puts Consumers at Risk of Losing Network and Local Community Programming During Pandemic

Friday, November 27, 2020 - 7:10pm

Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXST) (Nexstar) announced today that DISH Network (DISH) (Nasdaq: DISH) subscribers in 115 markets are at risk of losing network and local community programming at 7:00 p.m. local time on Wednesday, December 2, 2020, as DISH has yet to reach a new distribution agreement allowing the satellite television behemoth the right to continue to air Nexstars highly rated programming.

Key Points: 
  • Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: NXST) (Nexstar) announced today that DISH Network (DISH) (Nasdaq: DISH) subscribers in 115 markets are at risk of losing network and local community programming at 7:00 p.m. local time on Wednesday, December 2, 2020, as DISH has yet to reach a new distribution agreement allowing the satellite television behemoth the right to continue to air Nexstars highly rated programming.
  • Millions of viewers across the country are in danger of losing the local news, traffic, weather, sports, and entertainment programming provided by Nexstars 164 television stations.
  • In 2020 alone, DISH has dropped network or local community programming offered by The E.W.
  • Consumers and viewers affected by DISH Networks proposed blackout can contact DISH Network directly at 9601 South Meridian Boulevard, Englewood, CO 80112 and by phone at (800) 333-3474 or (303) 723-1000.

Insights on the Toys And Games Market 2020-2024: COVID-19 Industry Analysis, Market Trends, Market Growth, Opportunities, and Forecast 2024 - Technavio

Thursday, November 26, 2020 - 2:07am

The toys and games market is expected to grow by USD 54.72 bn, progressing at a CAGR of over 8% during the forecast period.

Key Points: 
  • The toys and games market is expected to grow by USD 54.72 bn, progressing at a CAGR of over 8% during the forecast period.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201125005692/en/
    Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global Toys and Games Market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire)
    The popularity of TV shows and movies is one of the major factors propelling market growth.
  • By geography, APAC is going to have a lucrative growth during the forecast period.
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Live-Streaming Influencers Attract 150,000-Plus Viewers with 24-Hour Relay on Twitch

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 10:57pm

Viewers (aka Storm Chasers") followed the campaign along its route, enjoying content as diverse as games, sports, music, health and art.

Key Points: 
  • Viewers (aka Storm Chasers") followed the campaign along its route, enjoying content as diverse as games, sports, music, health and art.
  • An estimated 3.8 million streamers broadcasted on Twitch in February 2020, according to Twitch Tracker .
  • Twitch Storm exploits the broadcast raid feature on Twitch.tv, allowing each streamer to send viewers to another live channel.
  • Twitch Storm serves the entire Twitch community by promoting underserved communities, enabling larger influencers to give smaller broadcasters the big breaks they deserve.

Global Recorded Music Market Will Grow Due To The Constant Technological Advancement | Technavio

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 10:47pm

By type, digital recorded music segment will show a major growth during the forecast period.

Key Points: 
  • By type, digital recorded music segment will show a major growth during the forecast period.
  • By geography, APAC is going to have a lucrative growth during the forecast period.
  • Japan and South Korea are the key markets for Recorded Music in APAC.
  • Music and Video Market by Type, Platform, and Geography - Forecast and Analysis 2020-2024: The music and video market size has the potential to grow by USD 137.93 billion during 2020-2024, and the markets growth momentum will accelerate during the forecast period.

Music And Video Market to Have Negative Impact due to COVID-19 Spread | Over $137 Billion Incremental Growth During 2020-2024 | Technavio

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 6:47pm

The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment.

Key Points: 
  • The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment.
  • COVID-19 will have a low impact on the music and video market.
  • The market growth in 2020 is likely to increase compared to the market growth in 2019.
  • Music and Video Market 2020-2024: Segmentation
    Music and Video Market is segmented as below:

K-12 Arts And Crafts Material Market to Grow by $ 420.97 Million Despite COVID-19 Spread | Integration of Arts in School Curriculum to Emerge as a Key Trend | Technavio

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 6:31pm
Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20201125005378/en/
    Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled Global K-12 Arts and Crafts Material Market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire).
  • COVID-19 will have a low impact on the K-12 arts and crafts material market.
  • The integration of arts in the school curriculum is one of the key trends in the market.
  • K-12 Arts and Crafts Material Market 2020-2024: Segmentation
    K-12 Arts and Crafts Material Market is segmented as below:

WWE® Names Karen Mullane Controller & Chief Accounting Officer

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 3:00pm

WWE (NYSE: WWE) today announced the appointment of Karen Mullane as Controller & Chief Accounting Officer, reporting directly to WWE Chief Financial Officer Kristina Salen.

Key Points: 
  • WWE (NYSE: WWE) today announced the appointment of Karen Mullane as Controller & Chief Accounting Officer, reporting directly to WWE Chief Financial Officer Kristina Salen.
  • In her new role, Mullane will be responsible for overseeing the companys accounting division as well as ensuring the appropriate financial controls of WWE.
  • She served as Corporate Controller and Interim Chief Financial Officer of Etsy, Inc., where she built and led the global accounting, financial systems and internal controls teams, and helped execute the company's IPO.
  • Trademarks: All WWE programming, talent names, images, likenesses, slogans, wrestling moves, trademarks, logos and copyrights are the exclusive property of WWE and its subsidiaries.

Amazon Launches IP Accelerator in Europe to Help Small Businesses Protect Their Brands and Tackle Counterfeit

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 11:36am

Today, Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) launched Intellectual Property Accelerator (IP Accelerator) in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Netherlands and the United Kingdom, making it easier and more cost effective for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) to obtain trademarks, protect their brands and tackle counterfeit goods.

Key Points: 
  • Today, Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) launched Intellectual Property Accelerator (IP Accelerator) in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Netherlands and the United Kingdom, making it easier and more cost effective for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) to obtain trademarks, protect their brands and tackle counterfeit goods.
  • IP rights are vital for businesses wanting to stop unauthorized parties from using their brands or copying their ideas.
  • Amazons Brand Registry provides SMBs with powerful tools that help them manage and protect their brand and IP rights in Amazon stores.
  • IP Accelerator elevates the importance of IP and pushes smaller companies to do the right thing: obtaining and respecting IP rights.

iHeartMedia and Podimo Partner to Translate and Adapt Widely Popular Podcasts For Listeners Globally

Wednesday, November 25, 2020 - 11:00am

1 podcast publisher globally, and European podcast platform Podimo today announced a strategic partnership to translate and adapt popular podcasts across the globe in different languages, introducing these podcasts to hundreds of millions of new listeners.

Key Points: 
  • 1 podcast publisher globally, and European podcast platform Podimo today announced a strategic partnership to translate and adapt popular podcasts across the globe in different languages, introducing these podcasts to hundreds of millions of new listeners.
  • The partnership will kick off with the widely popular true crime podcast Forgotten: Women of Jurez (Olvidadas: Muertes de Jurez) about femicides in Mexicos most dangerous city in three languages: Spanish, German and Danish.
  • The original series will continue to be available on the iHeartRadio App and everywhere podcasts are available.
  • Podimo is a European podcast platform that offers personal recommendations for users, while supporting creators through a new revenue share model.