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How would Spotify’s potential acquisition of Gimlet Media rank against other podcast acquisitions? And what do earnings calls reveal about Spotify’s strategy with Gimlet?
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Disney is gearing up to compete head-on with Netflix, especially once a content-sharing arrangement between the two companies expires this year. We take a look at what Disney's Q1'18 results mean for the company's new direct-to-consumer content strategy.
Chip Paucek of ed tech company 2U says we are now in the "third wave" of ed tech innovation with top-tier universities offering full courses online.
Facebook is doubling down on product innovation hires as it bulks up for a future in which VR and AR play a large role in social experiences. With government scrutiny increasing, policy and legal hires are also being prioritized.
The American streaming giant is up against well-funded competitors that are attempting to capture the market with local content, corporate partnerships, and low prices.