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Streaming Subscription Price Hikes May Force Hard Decisions for Viewers
Streaming Subscription Price Hikes May Force Hard Decisions for Viewers
April 24, 2023  |  Subscriptions

There’s never been a riskier time for streaming subscriptions to increase prices, but for the major streaming services prices have kept edging up, which could...

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Platforms, Not Creators, Reap Financial Rewards of Creator Economy
Platforms, Not Creators, Reap Financial Rewards of Creator Economy
April 23, 2023  |  Connected Economy

The creator economy is apparently leaving a bulk of creators out in the cold. In an opinion piece published Saturday (April 22) by the Financial...

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Provider Ranking of Streaming Apps Is the Usual Suspects and Then Some
Provider Ranking of Streaming Apps Is the Usual Suspects and Then Some
March 17, 2023  |  Mobile Applications

Given the time billions of us devote to streaming entertainment, it’s only fitting that we should rank these services — and that we do. And the...

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Google, Mercedes-Benz Pact Spotlights How AI Can Drive Connected Car’s Evolution
Google, Mercedes-Benz Pact Spotlights How AI Can Drive Connected Car’s Evolution
February 27, 2023  |  Commerce Connected

Artificial intelligence (AI) may help drive the connected car’s journey from concept to fully-fleshed reality. Mercedes-Benz said last week that it had entered a long-term...

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From Google to Meta to Fanatics and More, Livestream Shopping is Jumping
From Google to Meta to Fanatics and More, Livestream Shopping is Jumping
February 03, 2023  |  Retail

The battle for primacy in livestream shopping finds TikTok fighting for its right to operate in the U.S. as YouTube, Snap and Meta all chase...

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Alphabet Sees Google as ‘Core Part’ of Everyday Commerce
Alphabet Sees Google as ‘Core Part’ of Everyday Commerce
February 02, 2023  |  Google

Digital advertising headwinds have hit Alphabet — but the firm sees potential in cementing Google’s place in everyday commerce. Advertising revenue for the fourth quarter...

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Tech Companies and Regulation Advocates Clash in Congress 
Tech Companies and Regulation Advocates Clash in Congress 
December 19, 2022  |  Regulation

As Congress prepares to adjourn, tech companies and regulation advocates are making themselves heard.  The advocates are pushing for some major bills in Congress. At...

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Netflix Bumps Disney+ From Top Spot in Streaming Apps Rankings
Netflix Bumps Disney+ From Top Spot in Streaming Apps Rankings
December 08, 2022  |  Streaming

Winter is the best time to stay inside and catch up on your favorite programs. PYMNTS’ latest provider ranking of streaming apps reflects the best...

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YouTube Will Delve Deeper Into Social Commerce
YouTube Will Delve Deeper Into Social Commerce
November 15, 2022  |  Social Commerce

YouTube will deepen its investment in shopping programs next year as the video platform looks to capture a growing social selling market. That’s according to...

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