Subscription-based streaming video services worldwide spent nearly $50 billion on content in 2021, an uptick of 20% from last year, according to new data released by research firm Ampere Analysis. When compared to content spending figures in 2019—before streaming usage saw a boom as a result of people stuck at home during the early stages of the pandemic—subscription streaming services’...
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Senators Target Google With New Bill to Break Its Grip on Murky Ad Tech Market
A bipartisan group of U.S. senators that has been trying to rein in Google and other big tech companies plans to introduce a bill that would regulate the shadowy world of online ads more like how the government regulates Wall Street. The draft bill, aiming to prevent potential conflicts of interest, would effectively force Google to sell or spin off major parts of its dominant advertising...
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