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  • Former Channel 5 CEO joins cloud video platform (BusinessCloud)

    Published May 23, 2019

    The former CEO of Channel 5 and Getty Images has joined cloud video platform Blackbird plc as a non-executive director. Dawn Airey will join the board after working in television for 30 years, holding senior positions with the majority of the UK’s commercial broadcasters. She previously held roles as chairwoman and chief executive of Channel […]

  • LG TVs add Amazon Alexa support (Advanced Television)

    Published May 23, 2019

    LG Electronics will begin rolling out Amazon Alexa support in 14 countries to the company’s 2019 TV models featuring artificial intelligence. The update will be implemented through the Alexa app on 2019 TVs featuring ThinQ AI including LG UHD TVs, NanoCell TVs and OLED TVs. Customers in North America will begin receiving the update this […]

  • Google’s Ad Exchange faces privacy probe by Irish regulator (BBC Technology)

    Published May 23, 2019

    The Irish Data Protection Commission (DPC) has started an inquiry into the way that Google provides advertising services across the European Union. The watchdog is investigating whether the use of personal data to target online advertising is compliant with European privacy rules. The search giant’s Ad Exchange system is used by companies to target people […]

  • WildBrain hires Disney exec; France Télévisions buys ‘Claude’ (TBI Vision)

    Published May 23, 2019

    WildBrain appoints former Disney exec as strategy and innovation director. Digital kids’ network and studio WildBrain has appointed Elia Bouthors as strategy and innovation director, effective immediately. In the newly created role, he will lead a team tasked with identifying and piloting new ways to engage WildBrain’s 300m quarterly users and build and monetise brands […]

  • Eurosport gains exclusive rights to ATP Tour in Nordic region (Rapid TV News)

    Published May 23, 2019

    Discovery-owned pan-European sports network Eurosport has broadened its relationship with leading tennis associations ATP and ATP Media by landing the exclusive rights for the ATP Tour in the Nordics region for four years starting in 2020. The new deal means that along with its coverage of all four Grand Slams, tennis fans in Sweden, Norway, […]

  • BT to debut HDR with free Champions League Final broadcast (Digital TV Europe)

    Published May 23, 2019

    The UEFA Champions League Final will be broadcast for free in the UK. The event on June 1 will also act as a debut showcase for BT Sport’s HD HDR offering. BT says that all BT Sport subscribers (including EE and Plusnet) will be able to watch the final using HDR resolution. The company also […]

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