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What if the internet destroys everything?

For all the changes brought about by the information technology, can its impact compare to the that of railways, telegrams and machinery? Tim Green examines an argument that it can - and that the digital era is set to overturn the entire 'post war edifice'... A little while I ago…
Tim Green
November 2, 2016
MusicOpinions

Your phone is the new piano, but a bit smaller

Mobile 'won' music. Only oldies use 'hi-fis' to listen to their favourites songs now. But mobile companies didn't win. Tim Green ponders what happened to Sony Ericsson PlayNow and the rest... Do you know when today’s music industry began? You might guess it was when the first sheet music was…
Tim Green
August 25, 2016
AfricaMusic

Data uptake fuelling Nigerian mobile media users’ habits

A new survey carried out by MEF in association with Etisalat Nigeria identifies apps, music and video as the biggest drivers for the increase in mobile data spending. MEF‘s study of the behaviours and attitudes of 1,000 Nigerian smartphone users showed that 45% of respondents already buy more than 2GB…
Sam Hill
June 30, 2016
InterviewsMusic

Spotlight on… PubMatic

Last year, Pubmatic commissioned a market study by Forrester, which predicted that digital display ad spent would soar from $20 billion in 2015 to $38 billion by 2019. Hurrah! Boom times ahead. But the big question is who will pocket the money? Will it be the publishers? The ones who…
Sam Hill
April 27, 2016
InterviewsMusic

Spotlight On: RealNetworks

RealNetworks is on a mission to organise the world’s smartphone photos and videos. Its RealTimes app intelligently creates slick movie ’stories’ based around the same event. In our Executive Interview series, Max Pellegrini told Tim Green about the huge potential of this ‘personalisation’ product…
Tim Green
April 13, 2016
MEF