Entertainment

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A book that digs deep into the inner workings of Spotify

The book, Spotify Teardown - Inside The Black Box of Streaming Music, tells a story of how Spotify is not what it generally says it is, it is actually more like Facebook, an advertising and user data driven company.

Making sense of South Africa’s new copyright bill

The United States may violate the World Trade Organisation rules if it punishes South Africa for adopting a new copyright bill, explain two US trade experts.

Ghana and Nigeria present a great growth opportunity for music streaming

Music streaming services have the largest short term upside if they double down in Ghana and Nigeria. As subscription growth continues to reach its peak in the Nordics, United States, and many parts of Europe the race to expand further has become even more competitive.

The top 50 websites that Kenyans most visited

While the list of the top most visited websites in Kenya keeps changing from time to time, it is an important indicator of what Kenyans are doing online.

Transsion-owned Boomplay has signed a licensing deal with Sony Music

Sony Music Entertainment (SME) has agreed to license its music catalogue for Boomplay, which is owned by Transsion Holdings and NetEase. The agreement with SME follows on from Universal Music signing a similar licensing deal with Boomplay earlier in 2019.

Shudu - the digitally generated black supermodel and influencer

It seems we have reached the age where computer generated "creations" are replacing humans. Shudu is a black supermodel that is digitally generated and exists only on the Internet, mostly Instagram. She already has earned some paid partnerships as an influencer.

You can now legally stream some sports matches in Kenya

The video streaming business can be said to be a tough one to compete in considering the number of competitors and the content on offer. As such, offering sports live streaming could just be the main differentiator that helps Showmax race ahead of competitors.