The BBC is planning to launch a digital voice assistant next year that will work on all major smark speakers and mobile devices and recoignise regional UK accents better than rivals, the broadcaster claims. Called ‘Beeb’, the platform will not be a hardware device in its own right but is being designed to work on … [Read more…]
The 5G era is set to drive the next wave of growth in video streaming, with 78 percent of U.S. consumers indicating they will expand this activity as they adopt the next-generation wireless standard in smartphones and home-networking solutions, according to a survey conducted by IHS Markit Digital Orbit.
Are big social media platforms such as Facebook and Instagram really worth the vast amounts of money brands currently hand over to them? Greg Consiglio, CEO at Connectt, examines where mainstream social media has gone wrong in serving brands’ needs and how they’re consequently turning to new forms of privately owned and community-focussed social media.