The Future of TV Briefing this week looks at how the competitive playing field changed between Amazon, Roku and YouTube versus traditional TV network owners for advertisers’ dollars in this year’s upfront market. Streaming-only sellers step up 2021 was a leap year for streaming-only sellers in the TV advertising upfront marketplace.  While the annual dealmaking…

Where does your enterprise stand on the AI adoption curve? Take our AI survey to find out. Let the OSS Enterprise newsletter guide your open source journey! Sign up here. Confluent’s successful IPO this week is shining the spotlight on event-driven data architectures and high-performance data streaming platforms based on Apache Kafka. Mountain View-based Confluent was cofounded in…

The Future of TV Briefing this week looks at how TV networks secured a greater share of upfront dollars for their streaming and digital video inventory in this year’s negotiations.  ‘The Cicada Upfront’ Last year’s annual TV upfront market may not have undergone the seismic shift that many ad buyers and sellers had expected in…

On Friday, April 16, the TechCabal Live conversation had e-commerce in Africa as its focus. E-commerce is always an interesting topic but it is made doubly interesting by the Covid-19 pandemic. Lockdowns and social distancing have made shopping online more popular than before. In fact, during the lockdown, I bought groceries online for the first…