Streaming Services Signal the Downfall of DVDs in the UK
DVDs are falling out of fashion in the UK. Digital video downloads have played a part in their waning popularity, but streaming is becoming all-conquering, and by 2021 will account for over half of the UK home video market. Read Article
How Much More Can Ride-Sharing Services Grow in the US?
This year, 27.0 million US adults will use the sharing economy at least once, according to eMarketer’s first forecast on the subject. The number of users will grow by double digits through 2018, as more Americans flock to the convenience of services such as Airbnb and Uber. Transportation is the biggest sector of this economy to date, but lodging is catching up. Read Article
Publishers in Sweden Unite to Fight Ad Blocking
Ad blocking is a growing concern for publishers, as more internet users worldwide are turning to technology to avoid seeing unwanted ads. In Sweden, publishers have joined together to collectively fight ad blocking in an initiative led by the country's Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB).