OpenAI CEO Sam Altman strikes a new tactful tone: His firing and reinstatement have pushed him toward more cautious messaging as he tries to navigate pitfalls over generative AI’s divisiveness.
What ByteDance’s pullback from gaming means for competitors: Strict Chinese regulations played a part, but slowing growth and high costs are causing problems
Competitors thrive amid OpenAI’s leadership quagmire: Other startups gain clients, investors are concerned over board changes, and questions swirl over AI self-regulation and operational reliability.
Broadcom, Unity, ByteDance, and Bungie announce layoffs amid mergers, cost-cutting, and sector realignment. A strong job market isn’t translating to certain tech segments.
On today's podcast episode, we discuss what a completely Walt Disney Co.-owned Hulu will look like, if the entertainment giant has a Marvel problem, and whether Disney+ can ever rival Netflix for the subscriber crown. "In Other News," we talk about why Roku's revenues and streaming hours are doing particularly well and why Warner Bros. Discovery's ad revenues and subscriber growth are not. Tune in to the discussion with our vice president of content Paul Verna.
On today’s podcast episode, we examine insights from our US Banking Consumer Habits report, based on a proprietary survey of 1,500 US adults. • In our “Headlines” segment, we break down Gen Z’s saving habits and discuss how the demographic is poised to open up a lot of new bank accounts. • In “Story by Numbers,” we talk about how banks can create an authentic presence on social media to attract new customers. • In “For Argument’s Sake,” we debate whether Gen Zers place little value on most forms of advertising, including traditional TV, out-of-home, radio, print, and podcast ads. Listen to the discussion with host Rob Rubin and our analysts Lauren Ashcraft and Tiffani Montez.• In our “Headlines” segment, we break down Gen Z’s saving habits and discuss how the demographic is poised to open up a lot of new bank accounts. • In “Story by Numbers,” we talk about how banks can create an authentic presence on social media to attract new customers. • In “For Argument’s Sake,” we debate whether Gen Zers place little value on most forms of advertising, including traditional TV, out-of-home, radio, print, and podcast ads. Tune in to the discussion with host Rob Rubin and our analysts Lauren Ashcraft and Tiffani Montez.
iRobot shares fall 17% after the EU warns of antitrust issues in Amazon's $1.7 billion bid. Now the FTC could weigh in.
Apple is aiming for more affordable second-gen Vision Pro XR headsets by 2025, competing in a growing market with Google, Meta, Varjo, and Valve.
Walmart is launching its first shoppable video series: The first episodes of the holiday-themed “Add to Heart” will be available on Roku, TikTok, and YouTube beginning on Dec. 2.
On today’s podcast episode, host Bill Fisher is joined by our forecasting writer Ethan Cramer-Flood and analysts Paul Briggs and Matteo Ceurvels to examine the podcast landscape around the world, looking at changes in listenership and the advertising opportunities that the format affords.
It’s a promising start for global AI safety guidelines yet lacking in concrete actions and accountability. Will other nations join the regulatory effort?
Rumors swirl about OpenAI’s ‘Q*’ project: A secret AGI project could be linked to Sam Altman’s firing. It shows how generative AI is a loose cannon without regulation.
End of an era for pay TV: The format’s long decline is hitting a global scale, with pay TV households expected to drop next year through at least 2028.
72% of US children prefer video games as holiday gifts, highlighting an opportunity for consistent growth on various fronts for the gaming industry.
Details emerge about what may have led to OpenAI CEO’s firing: Tension with a board member may have added to preexisting problems. The ensuing chaos threatens the startup’s marketplace standing.
NBA’s Utah Jazz abandons traditional cable, launching streaming service: The move reflects a major shift in sports media distribution—and consumption.
On today's podcast episode, we discuss whether Humane's new AI pin is about to become as ubiquitous as the smartphone, just how much ground brick-and-mortar retail will give to online shopping, the next big social media app, if folks will start shopping on Amazon right from their Facebook and Instagram feeds, how news consumption on social media is changing, which airlines carry the most passengers, and more. Tune in to the discussion with our vice president of content Suzy Davidkhanian and analysts Max Willens and Yory Wurmser.
The arrangement cuts Android app store fees and stokes regulatory scrutiny over selective, anticompetitive practices. Intensifying regulation and developer fallout could follow.
OpenAI’s crisis deepens: More employees threaten departure, customers look to rivals, and an investor lawsuit looms following the board’s firing of CEO Sam Altman.
Senate Judiciary Committee subpoenas Snap, X, Discord CEOs: Lawmakers clash with social media executives over perceived failures to protect minors.