Business > UK

Is the streaming bubble set to burst?

1 month ago   |   By Raconteur

Like mighty armies in the kind of lavishly produced box-set period drama viewers love to binge on, great over-the-top services are drawing up their battle lines.
Apple+, Disney+ and BritBox have recently taken the field, manoeuvring for position against rival combatants Amazon Prime, YouTube and Hulu. Netflix already holds the upper ground. Soon, HBO Max and Peacock will belatedly appear on the horizon, like the Prussians at Waterloo.
These streaming wars are real and of historic cultural and economic importance. Billions of dollars are at stake, along with the fate of many of the great...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   UK      Technology      Love      Entertainment      Apple      Boxing      Media      Culture      Economics      Future of Media & Entertainment 2019      Competition      Disruption      Innovation      Personalisation      Streaming      TV  


Kobe Bryant's last public appearance was at an NBA game with his daughter Gigi

Kobe Bryant's last public appearance was at an NBA game with his daughter Gigi

NBA legend Kobe Bryant, 41, and his daughter Gigi, 13, died in a helicopter crash on Sunday morning in Calabasas, California. To remember him, ESPN shared of video of his last... Read more ...

Irish prime minister says EU has upper hand over UK in trade deals

Irish prime minister says EU has upper hand over UK in trade deals

Leo Varadkar does not think the UK will be able to get a deal by the end of the year Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has warned the UK that the EU will have the upper hand in... Read more ...

Tiger Woods heard cheers for Kobe Bryant while playing, but did not learn of...

Tiger Woods heard cheers for Kobe Bryant while playing, but did not learn of his death until after tournament

Tiger Woods said fans were chanting "Do it for Mamba," in reference to Kobe Bryant's death, during his round at the Farmers Insurance Open, but he didn't know what they were... Read more ...

Lakers legends and former teammates pay tribute to Kobe Bryant

Lakers legends and former teammates pay tribute to Kobe Bryant

The NBA world mourned the loss of Lakers legend Kobe Bryant on Sunday. Bryant died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California. His 13-year-old daughter Gianna also died in... Read more ...

Billy Ray Cyrus Thanks "Visionary" Lil Nas X for His First-Ever Grammy...

Billy Ray Cyrus Thanks "Visionary" Lil Nas X for His First-Ever Grammy Awards Win!

Billy Ray Cyrus just won his first Grammy Award after decades of being in the music business! The country legend opened up to E!'s Ryan Seacrest Sunday on the 2020 Grammy... Read more ...

Kobe Bryant was famous for using his Sikorsky S-76 private helicopter, a...

Kobe Bryant was famous for using his Sikorsky S-76 private helicopter, a type which has a strong safety record

NBA Basketball icon Kobe Bryant, 41, died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California , on Sunday. Bryant was with four others in his private helicopter, a Sikorsky S-76B, a... Read more ...

Moments of silence honoring NBA legend Kobe Bryant were held at a...

Moments of silence honoring NBA legend Kobe Bryant were held at a Rockets-Nuggets game and at a Biden campaign event

A moment of silence at the Houston Rockets and Denver Nuggets game on Sunday honored NBA legend Kobe Bryant. Anthony Leon "P. J." Tucker Jr., who plays for the Rockets, wrote a... Read more ...

The coronavirus can be spread from person to person before someone realizes...

The coronavirus can be spread from person to person before someone realizes they even have it, according to the Chinese health minister

A person who contracts the Wuhan coronavirus could be asymptomatic for 1 to 14 days and not even know they have the virus, according to China's National Health Commission... Read more ...

Man is arrested for fraud after police wheel several COFFINS out of his home 

Man is arrested for fraud after police wheel several COFFINS out of his home 

A funeral business, Pearson's Funeral Services, is registered to the house in Blackley, Manchester with Andrew Pearson named as the director. Read more ...

A couple accused of scamming Warren Buffett pleaded guilty to money...

A couple accused of scamming Warren Buffett pleaded guilty to money laundering as part of a $1 billion Ponzi scheme

The couple accused of scamming Warren Buffett and other investors pleaded guilty to money laundering and conspiracy charges on Friday. Jeff and Paulette Carpoff splurged at... Read more ...