Snap launches Spectacles in Europe, EU approves Vivendi control of Telecom Italia & Netflix to hit 128m subscribers: this week in media

Snap launches Spectacles in Europe, EU approves Vivendi control of Telecom Italia & Netflix to hit 128m subscribers: this week in media

Snapchat launches Spectacles in Europe

Snapchat parent company Snap Inc has started selling its video camera-equipped sunglasses in Europe - with spectacles priced between £129.99 and €149.99.  Read more on Techcrunch here >>

EU approves Vivendi control of Telecom Italia

The European Commission has approved Vivendi’s acquisition of de facto control over Telecom Italia, after Vivendi agreed to divest Telecom Italia’s stake in Persidera.  Read more on DigitalTVEurope here >>

Netflix subscriber numbers to hit 128m by 2022

Netflix’s subscriber count is tipped to reach 128 million by 2022, with the number of international viewers expected to exceed those in the US by early 2018.  Read more on DigitalTVEurope here >>

Google preps publishers for Chrome Ad Blocker launch

 Google has confirmed it's getting into the ad-blocking game, announcing that it will allow publishers to participate in a new program called Funding Choices - aimed at providing a tool to publishers to battle existing 3rd party ad blocking technology.  Read more on CNBC here >>

Italy's Il Giornale turns to crowdfunding for International reporting

In Italy, Il Giornale is turning to crowdfunding to help fund its reporting from conflict zones.  Read more on NiemanLab here >>

 

EU video Exchange (EBX) to launch, Apple announcements impact publishers & Vivendi buys Havas: this week in media

EU video Exchange (EBX) to launch, Apple announcements impact publishers & Vivendi buys Havas: this week in media

EU Publishers call for online privacy law rethink, Botfraud down 10% & Amazon TV launches into UK and Germany: this week in media

EU Publishers call for online privacy law rethink, Botfraud down 10% & Amazon TV launches into UK and Germany: this week in media