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Sonos’s future depends on not getting crushed by Amazon or Apple

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Smart-speaker company Sonos isn’t letting its dependence on other distributors—or profitability—stand in the way of going public. The Santa Barbara, California-based firm filed paperwork today (July 6) with the US Securities and Exchange Commission to for an initial public offering of stock. The company says it has registered over 19 million devices since it was Read More

Bitcoin Cash Sees More Infrastructure, Applications, and Protocol Innovation

3 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on Bitcoin Cash Sees More Infrastructure, Applications, and Protocol Innovation
News Over the past few weeks, the cryptocurrency Bitcoin Cash (BCH) has seen a lot of new infrastructure support, applications, and protocol innovation. While everyone has been watching the bearish markets across the digital currency economy, in general, there’s a lot of action happening within the BCH ecosystem that supersedes its current price speculation. Also Read More

Amazon is spending a ton on video, but it’s still just a complement to Netflix

3 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on Amazon is spending a ton on video, but it’s still just a complement to Netflix
New Amazon Studios head Jennifer Salke has her work cut out for her turning Prime Video into must-see TV. The streaming-video service, which comes as part of the $119-a-year Prime shipping subscription in the US, is mostly used as an add-on to other services like Netflix, research finds. About 85% of people who watch Prime Read More

Everyone wants to be on streaming TV, even Oprah Winfrey

1 month ago admin2 Comments Off on Everyone wants to be on streaming TV, even Oprah Winfrey
You may soon be bingeing on new Oprah Winfrey programs. The unstoppable business woman, entertainer, philanthropist, and dreamed-about presidential candidate signed a deal with Apple, announced on June 15, to create original content for the tech company’s streaming TV project. The multi-year deal is something of a mystery right now—there’s no indication from either party Read More

Software Multinational SAP Announces Launch of Cloud Blockchain Platform

1 month ago admin2 Comments Off on Software Multinational SAP Announces Launch of Cloud Blockchain Platform
Multinational software company SAP has launched a blockchain-as-a-service platform, SAP Leonardo Blockchain, the company reported Wednesday, June 6. The platform is designed to let corporate customers build applications and networks using blockchain technology. SAP’s official announcement notes that the new blockchain service will support Hyperledger Fabric and MultiChain, and will be built on top of Read More

After telecom firms, Reliance Jio is going after India’s music-streaming industry

2 months ago admin2 Comments Off on After telecom firms, Reliance Jio is going after India’s music-streaming industry
After giving tough competition to telecom firms, Jio is now disrupting India’s music-streaming business. In March, Reliance-owned JioMusic merged with global music-streaming portal Saavn in a $1 billion-plus deal. By the end of March, the combined entity was the only music-streaming company to make gains in terms of app installs on free internet provider Jana’s Read More

Amazon & Microsoft’s Move to Blockchain: Centralized Companies Into Decentralized Ecosystem

2 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Amazon & Microsoft’s Move to Blockchain: Centralized Companies Into Decentralized Ecosystem
Bitcoin, and the idea of digital cash, has taken hold of the banking sector as banks and financial institutions start to experiment internally with blockchains and cryptocurrencies in order to be at the forefront of these technologies. This, coupled with the fact that government organisations and even global leadership bodies such as the G20 are Read More

Follow Netflix’s rise from tech startup to media giant rivaling Comcast

2 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Follow Netflix’s rise from tech startup to media giant rivaling Comcast
Netflix is now bigger than Comcast and can set its sights on Disney. When the web-video giant began renting movies by mail 20 years ago, its largest competitors were video chains like Blockbuster Video that sold and rented DVDs. Netflix has gone from a Silicon Valley startup disrupting the way video is delivered to one Read More

This Week in Bitcoin: Amazon Wants to Track You and TD Ameritrade Plants a Flag

3 months ago admin2 Comments Off on This Week in Bitcoin: Amazon Wants to Track You and TD Ameritrade Plants a Flag
The Weekly Over the past few days we learned about how Amazon wants to track your bitcoin transactions, why TD Ameritrade planted its flag in the blockchain, and even how close to reality are flying cars. These stories and many more were covered in this week’s daily editions of Bitcoin in Brief. Also Read: Cryptocurrency Read More