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Tim Westcott | March 31, 2015
Mergers and acquisitions: All3Media Group is to buy Neal Street Productions, a UK-based film, TV and theatre production company.
Tania Loeffler | March 30, 2015
In 2014, according to IHS analysis Swiss consumers purchased a combined 8.6 million DVD and Blu-ray Discs, an overall decline of 18.5% over 2013. At 6.4 million unit sales, consumption for the DVD format decreased by 21.0%, with Blu-ray Disc (BD) falling into a first year of solidified decline down 10.2% - from 2.4 million units in 2013 down to 2.2 million units in 2014.

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  • As global conversion passes 90%, 2015 will be the year cinema goes fully digital
    David Hancock | March 27, 2015
    The global d-cinema penetration of the total screen footprint now stands at 89.8 per cent to reach 127,688 screens, which marked a 14.7 per cent increase from the revised total of 111,328 at end 2013, according to IHS Cinema Intelligence. Approximately 16,360 d-screen units were converted in 2014, of which 11,902 were 3D screens or 72.3 per cent of all screens. The global screen total does not include e-cinema screens in India, which takes the global digital screen conversion rate to 93.4%.
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  • Chenyu Cui | March 26, 2015
    Compared to revenue growth experienced in Q3 as a result of the Korean Thanksgiving holiday, several major publishers suffered a Q4 decline due to a lack of games/updates and fewer promotions for incumbent PC titles.
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  • Gerrit Schneemann | March 26, 2015
    Mobile World Congress 2015 brought with it the usual announcements of flagship devices from companies like HTC and Samsung. Other companies, like Huawei, focused their attention on the growing wearables segment and introduced smartwatches and fitness trackers in a variety of form factors. In addition to new product announcements, the event was also a showcase of how these new devices interact with other connected devices and services to create a multi-device user experience.
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  • Icon Vice President, Consumer, Media, Telecoms & Displays
    Ben Keen is responsible for directing all research on consumer electronics, professional video technology, media, telecommunications and displays within the Technology division of IHS. He leads a team of over 150 expert analysts around the world.
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    Dan oversees the strategic development of the company's global output on the business and economics of broadband, the digital distribution of ebooks, movies, music, TV and user-generated content, and the relationship between content and consumer technology.
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    Daniel Knapp, director of advertising research, is a recognized expert on advertising industry trends and strategies, media consumption patterns and online privacy. At IHS, Daniel manages teams in London and Shanghai responsible for forecasting and analyzing global advertising markets and key companies across all media.