Digital Entertainment Company BroadbandTV (BBTV) of Vancouver, British Columbia, and the National Basketball Association announced a new YouTube Channel, NBA Playmakers, which features original shows co-starring NBA players and digital influencers.
Casino operator Genting Malaysia Bhd just filed suit for over US $1 billion against Walt Disney Co. and Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. over a 2013 licensing agreement which would have helped create the first theme park featuring Fox’s television and movie properties.
VizExplorer, an operational intelligence solutions provider, has signed an agreement with Cherokee Nation Entertainment (CNE), the gaming and hospitality arm of the Cherokee Nation, to provide big data services to the enterprise.
Under a wide-ranging global agreement, Telefonica will include the Netflix application on video and television platforms both in Spain and Latin America. In addition, this alliance contemplates the implementation of other service initiatives that will vary depending on each market.
The government of Saudi Arabia recently plans to invest $64 billion over the next decade to develop its entertainment industry. It is a big shift for a country known for strongly resisting outside cultural influences.
On October 11, the To The Stars Academy of Arts & Science (TTSAAS) consortium of scientists, aerospace engineers and creatives was launched in Los Angeles. It claims to be about exploring research at the outer edges of science for all, but when one digs deeper, concerns are raised.
Many have brought attention to why the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) should never be allowed to go into effect, but none so colorfully as the currently steamrolling, sound-deafening roar of the concert series known as “Rock Against the TPP”