OTTs become go-to platform for Indian youth amid COVID-19; Netflix, Amazon Prime lead list

Vaccine development is a long, complex process. Unlike drugs that are given to people with a diseased, vaccines are given to healthy people and also vulnerable sections such as children, pregnant women and the elderly. So rigorous tests are compulsory. History says that the fastest time it took to develop a vaccine is five years, […]

Western films rules the roost on Netflix while Hindi films and TV shows dominate Amazon Prime and MX player: RedSeer Study

Redseer Consulting, latest findings, while consumers opted for Hindi films and TV shows while surfing MX player and Amazon Prime Video, Netflix users prefer to watch western films more.Amongst the three, Netflix has the most diverse content library, followed by Amazon Prime, which focuses more on Indian regional content. Reflective of the content library, Netflix […]

Netflix film dissects a technology-driven ‘social dilemma’

“I don’t want to have false optimism that we would shift the election or swing the election, but I think it’s an important part of the conversation,” Orlowski said. “The more we can recognize how this software is invisibly reshaping our society and acknowledge and understand this is a reality we are living in right […]

Binge-Watching culture is on the rise in India: DAN report

digital entertainment in the comfort of one’s home. Thereby challenging more traditional media platforms such as cable or satellite television.The Data Sciences Division of Dentsu Aegis Network (DAN) India has unveiled an OTT Insights report, ‘Now Streaming: The Indian Youth OTT Story’ under its specialist consumer insights wing Dentsu Marketing Cloud (DMC) Insights.The findings of […]

Daily Briefing: The Pollyanna syndrome

Victory for Duda, an ally of the ruling nationalist Law and Justice party, will allow the government to implement its conservative agenda, including judicial reforms the EU calls undemocratic. Marginal move higher in the zloty, however, despite every sign of trouble down the line.

Daily Briefing: Pandemic versus policymakers

The S&P500 has exceeded the Nasdaq by nearly 3 percentage points over the past week, its greatest five-day outperformance since late March, reflecting a possible investor shift away from the tech giants that led Wall Street gains in recent months. Later, we hear from State Street and asset manager BlackRock.

A solo father’s guide to money as a single parent

If this sounds a bit hard, he says: “Statistically, the person who takes the bulk of the responsibility for the children will take much longer to get back on their feet financially. Any advantage you can gain will cost the other person a lot less than what it will cost you long-term if you don’t […]

USC Annenberg Comprehensive Study Shines Glaring Spotlight On Slow Progress Toward Inclusion In Hollywood

As much as Hollywood has pushed diversity in the past couple of years, there is still a long way to go considering the magnitude of tone-deaf mistakes the film and TV industry has made since its inception. Strides are being made, but no one is going to step in and snap their fingers like Iron […]

Hollywood’s inclusion problems still run deep, study finds

“There is a bright spot or two in this report, but the backdrop to that is really problematic,” said Stacy L. Smith, director of the Inclusion Initiative in an interview. “It reflects a lack of seriousness, some ambivalence and apathy on the part of the creative community and the inability of different companies to really […]

Not FAANG, but Indian investors are lapping up ‘FAAMNG’ stocks

“A lot more Indians are spending a lot more money in US (globally) for Travel, Education, etc. We see these Indians building portfolios towards achieving these goals. In the last 10 months over 10,000 customers have started investing on such platforms – with a cumulative investment amount of over US$30 million,” Ankit Agarwal, Managing Director […]