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The boss who can help your video go viral

<b>Moving from a career in academia to co-founding an ad technology company that's later snapped up by News Corp, all the while scooping countless awards including an OBE, is an unusual path to becoming an entrepreneur.</b><p>Yet this is the route trodden by Sarah Wood, the co-founder and co-chief executive …

Advertising

The Sticker Economy: An Introduction to Stickernomics

Digital stickers are a money-making bonanza for Asian messaging apps. As the market for stickers grows, will U.S. tech companies dive in? Bloomberg's …

Apps

'Top universities to offer full degrees online in five years'

<b>Leading universities will offer fully accredited undergraduate courses online within five years, says the co-founder of a US online university network.</b><p>Daphne Koller, president of Coursera, said the necessary technology was available but universities had been hesitant about their "reputation".<p>So …

Higher Education

Why DocuSign Is Investing Big in Europe

Keith Krach, DocuSign's chief executive officer, discusses the company's European investment initiative. He speaks with Bloomberg's Cory Johnson on …

Venture Capital

The Push for Exclusivity in Music Streaming

Vickie Nauman, owner of CrossBorderWorks, discusses the report that Apple is in preliminary talks to buy Tidal, the music-streaming service largely …

Music Streaming

Will the Race for Content Pay Off for Netflix and Amazon?

Mitch Lowe, Netflix's co-founder, discusses the race for new, original content in media with Bloomberg's Emily Chang on "Bloomberg West." Virginia …

Netflix

Apple Said to Be in Talks to Buy Jay Z's Tidal: WSJ

Apple is in exploratory talks to buy Tidal, the WSJ reports, citing unidentified people familiar. Bloomberg's Alex Webb has more on "Bloomberg West." …

Urban Culture

Gordon Ramsay Game Could Be Biggest Hit of Year: Glu CEO

Niccolo de Masi, Glu Mobile's chief executive officer, discusses the company's partnerships with chef Gordon Ramsay and Kim Kardashian. He speaks …

Kim Kardashian

Advertising: Facebook and Google build a duopoly

Unsuspecting visitors to the French Riviera this week might have been surprised to discover that the advertising industry, which gathers here every …

Media Industry

Vice Media expands in Asia, Africa and Middle East

Vice Media has struck content and distribution deals with seven groups across Asia, Africa and the Middle East as the digital media upstart ramps up …

Media Industry

Regulators say bitcoin poses ‘financial stability risks’

A powerful club of US regulators has warned that the growing popularity of bitcoin and other digital currencies is posing potential financial …

Bitcoin

UK’s Ingenious Media signs $200m film deal with Chinese group

A Chinese state-backed group has formed a joint venture with Ingenious Media, which has invested in movies such as <i>Avatar</i> and <i>Life of Pi</i>, to co-produce …

China

China rules against Apple over iPhone patent claim

<b>Beijing's Intellectual Property Office has ruled against Apple in a patent dispute brought by a Chinese handset maker.</b><p>The iPhone 6 and 6S models are similar to Shenzhen Baili's little-known 100C phone, the authority ruled.<p>In theory, this could lead to iPhone sales being halted in Beijing but sales …

China

Trust me

JUNE is usually a cheerful month for admen: they are scheduled to celebrate their feats at the humbly titled Cannes Lions International Festival of …

AdTech

Andela and the Future of the African Tech Scene

Jeremy Johnson, Andela's co-founder and chief executive officer, discusses the African tech scene with Bloomberg's Cory Johnson on "Bloomberg West." …

CEOs

Redstone seeks to oust Viacom directors and CEO from board

<b>Viacom chairman Sumner Redstone is seeking to remove the firm's chief executive Philippe Dauman and four other directors from the Viacom board.</b><p>The move is part of an acrimonious battle for control of the media empire that includes Paramount and MTV.<p>Independent director Frederic Salerno has …

Media Industry

Twitter invests in online music platform SoundCloud

Twitter has invested in online music platform SoundCloud, as it seeks to encourage more social media influencers to use the messaging site.<p>Jack …

Venture Capital

Microsoft pays $26bn for LinkedIn to boost professional networking reach

Microsoft has struck a landmark deal to acquire LinkedIn for $26.2bn, its largest acquisition ever, as chief executive Satya Nadella seeks to …

Networking

As Sales Of Smartphones Slow, India Remains One Bright Spot

Global smartphone sales will continue to slow and will no longer grow in double digits, according to new research by Gartner Inc. In the midst of this slowdown, India and China remain the two bright spots, the report said.<p>Although worldwide smartphone sales are expected to grow 7% in 2016, reaching …

Selling

Lenovo shows off some impressive bendable smartphones and tablets

Instead of putting your smartphone away in your pocket, Lenovo wants you to bend your phone around your wrist.<p>YouTube personality Meghan McCarthy …

Lenovo phones get Tango augmented reality and snap-on modules

<b>Lenovo has announced two unusual smartphones - a model that uses special cameras to scan its surroundings and a handset with optional snap-on parts.</b><p>The Phab2Pro's sensors allow it to make sense of objects and close-by spaces, allowing graphics to be intelligently added to real-world views.<p>The Moto …

Augmented Reality

Is India the Next E-Commerce Battleground?

Amazon will invest $3 billion more to build its business in India, bringing the company’s total pledged investment in the country since 2014 to $5 …

India