Malta journalist murdered, Magic Leap raises another $500 million & MTG reports record profit: this week in media

Malta journalist murdered, Magic Leap raises another $500 million & MTG reports record profit: this week in media

Malta bomb kills Panama Papers journalist

A blogger whose investigations focused on corruption & who led the Panama Papers investigation into corruption in Malta was killed on Monday in a car bomb near her home.  Read more in Guardian.com >>

AR firm Magic Leap raises another $500m

Augmented reality (AR) firm, Magic Leap, has raised US$502 million in Series D equity funding, led by Singapore-headquartered investment company Temasek.  Read more on Techcrunch >>

Sweden’s MTG reports record 83% profit growth, whilst e-sports losses mount

MTG reported 83% profit growth for continuing operations in Q3, despite wider losses for its eSports operations.  Read more on DigitalTVEurope >>

Facebook acquires teen compliment app

Today, Facebook announced it’s acquiring positivity-focused polling startup tbh and will allow it to operate somewhat independently with its own brand.  Read more on Techcrunch >>

Facebook and Apple disagree on terms, meaning FB subscriptions on launches on Android

FB and Apple can’t agree terms for the launch of FB’s new subscription tool for mobile monetisation, as Apple demands a 30% cut.  Read more on Recode >>

African broadband to double, Facebook crushes Q3 & Buzzfeed launches first UK series: this week in media

African broadband to double, Facebook crushes Q3 & Buzzfeed launches first UK series: this week in media

Google discovers Russian election ads, Germany targets FB propaganda & BBC hit by new quotas: this week in media

Google discovers Russian election ads, Germany targets FB propaganda & BBC hit by new quotas: this week in media