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Jack Kent, Eleni Marouli | October 13, 2015
Facebook is testing in-app mobile shopping from its News Feed. The new features enable a small test group of US retailers to promote products in the news feed, use full screen product pages, and allow users to browse and make purchases directly from Facebook or link to their own sites to make transactions. Other recent commerce activity from Facebook includes driving payments in Messenger with the 2015 launch of peer-to-peer US payments. Facebook has also been extending the Messenger platform to include third-party content and services and discovery features.
Michail Chandakas | October 12, 2015
Discovery Communications, following a recent deal with Dogus Media Group to acquire CNBC-e, will relaunch the channel under the TLC brand in the Turkish market in November. The agreement also includes a plan for Discovery to expand its current channel offering in Turkey as well as Dogus being Discovery’s exclusive ad sales representative in the region.

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Cinema worldwide continues to evolve in numerous directions. Digital cinema is now the format of choice bringing with it major changes in content distribution, packaging, and production methods. If you want to succeed in this increasingly complex business, you’ll need a trusted source of comprehensive market intelligence.
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The Home Entertainment Key Performance Indicators (KPI) is a premium service available to IHS clients who subscribe to all TV Intelligence, Video Intelligence and Broadband Media Intelligence services. The KPI measure key metrics for 14 distribution channels across 38 individual countries and eight regional totals, offering clients the most complete picture of paid-for home entertainment market performance available.

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Having disrupted the market for PND's with crowd-sourced data and convenient modern user experiences, smartphones are starting to create new location-based services that go far beyond traditional PND and automotive markets. Increasingly, LBS is creating new types of analytics data, new business models for advertising, mobile games, and mcommerce, as well as for traditional navigation. Portable and LBS Intelligence analyzes these innovations in mobile LBS that will continue to transform the PND and the whole mobile industry.

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With a focus on the economics of mobile content and services, Mobile Media Intelligence, provides must have analysis of the business models that are transforming the digital world, including apps, app stores, messaging, games, music and video. This includes the value-added service strategies of operators and smartphone makers, plus over-the-top start-ups and established media companies. The service offers both global trends and market data for 48 countries.

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The TV Media Intelligence Service leverages long-standing relationships with operators in all of the 70+ markets that we cover, resulting in the only truly comprehensive source of television market intelligence available anywhere in the world.
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The Video Titles Database is a proprietary database containing initial video results for all feature films making their video debut in the US market during the period from 1996 to date. It offers estimates of first cycle video performance, including net shipments and studio revenue in the quarter of first release, detailed by format and pipeline.


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  • Laura Aguilera | October 13, 2015
    Until 2015, first half retail shipments of new releases on Blu-ray Disc (BD) had growing at an average growth rate of 18% despite steady overall declines in the physical video market. However, from 2015, with the format displaying some of the same declines of its predecessor DVD, BD retail units in first half 2015 shipped 23.1 million units, a 16% decrease from first half 2014, at 27.3 million.
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    This analysis of IHS Video Titles Database tracks the initial home video results and market share for all feature films making their debut in the U.S. market.
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    Orpheas Tapanlis | October 09, 2015
    There has been a range of performances in the diverse group of the 14 CEE countries in 2014. The majority of the countries noted a positive growth (10 out of 14) with the highest growth rate achieved by Hungary. Four of the ten markets contracted in 2014: Ukraine, Slovenia, Bulgaria and Lithuania. As in the previous years, the top three largest markets were: Russia, Turkey and Poland.
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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.
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