Live streaming platform Caffeine raise $113m in funding

Gaming, entertainment and creative arts live broadcaster Caffeine raises $113 million in Series D funding. Caffeine are a competitor to live streaming platforms such as Twitch and YouTube, launching out of beta in November last…

BTS’s label Big Hit Entertainment partner with live video tech startup Kiswe

Kiswe Mobile sign a partnership deal with Big Hit Entertainment to help provide the technology for live streaming concerts. Kiswe Mobile are a video technology startup founded in 2013 that provide the tech behind live…

Apple acquires virtual reality startup NextVR

Apple have bought live sport, music and entertainment VR events host NextVR. It is unknown how much this cost Apple, but reports estimate around $100 million. NextVR work with companies such as Live Nation and…

Quibi’s founder blames lack of users on coronavirus pandemic

After a relatively small number of signups, short-form video app Quibi’s founder Jeffrey Katzenberg has said “I attribute everything that has gone wrong to coronavirus. Everything.” Former head of Walt Disney Studios and founder of…

Celebrities and educators come together on a series of new COVID-19 YouTube Originals

Great content is helping a lot of us to keep on going through the lockdowns and YouTube have announced some exciting new content. A bunch of new YouTube Originals will feature celebrities, popular YouTubers and…

YouTube launches ‘Stay at Home and…’ playlists

YouTube are helping everyone stay inside and keep busy with a brand new series of playlists covering cooking inspiration to learning activities for kids. You may have noticed that there’s a pandemic gripping the world….

Audible are making audiobooks free to keep self-isolators entertained

With so many people around the world locking down, working from home and self-isolating Amazon are offering up free audiobooks to everyone. The Coronavirus pandemic has seen shut downs across the world and the US…

Deezer take their music to the air with a new Emirates partnership for in-flight entertainment

Emirates are expanding their offerings for in-flight entertainment with a wide range of new playlists hand-selected by Deezer. More than 20 playlists are dropping onto Emirates in-flight entertainment modules to soundtrack journeys in the air….

The Great Estate’s gorgeous, garden fete returns to the Cornish countryside

Every year a hideaway in the beautiful Cornish country pops up for a weekend of festivities, music, theatre, and arts for a truly unique escape. The Great Estate isn’t your average music festival. It’s a…

Watch the Tetris theme played on a guitar made from a NES console (video)

Crazy and crazy talented music man Rob Scallon has a guitar made from a Nintendo Entertainment System console because why not? Watch him absolutely smash the Tetris theme tune on it. Wait until the end…