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Ohtani’s Baseball Skills Help His Sponsors Outperform the Market

(Bloomberg) -- Shohei Ohtani is a baseball phenomenon. Before his move to the Major Leagues, the Los Angeles Angels star was known as the “dual wielder” in his native Japan for his rare ability to hit home runs about as well as he pitches. Now, as the U.S. takes note of his prodigious ability, some market watchers in Japan are eyeing a third skill -- the Read more

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Ohtani’s Baseball Skills Help His Sponsors Outperform the Market
(Bloomberg) -- Shohei Ohtani is a baseball phenomenon. Before his move to the Major Leagues, the Los Angeles Angels star was known as the “dual wielder” in his native Japan for his rare ability Read more
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NFTs Shift Power to Artists as the Music Business Evolves
(Bloomberg) -- The Grammy-award winning musician and producer André Anjos goes by the stage name RAC, although as a bellwether in the radical ways the music industry is evolving, he might Read more
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AT&T Merges Media Assets With Discovery in Blockbuster Deal
(Bloomberg) -- AT&T Inc. agreed to spin off its media operations in a deal with Discovery Inc. that will create a new entertainment company, merging assets ranging from CNN and HBO to HGTV Read more
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Cirque du Soleil Reopens Vegas Shows in Sign of Vaccine Optimism
(Bloomberg) -- Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group, which emerged from court protection with new owners last year, will reopen four shows in the coming months, including two in Las Vegas this Read more
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TCC Partners with Recipric on Sidelining Carbon Initiative
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – The Conservation Coalition (TCC) is announcing Recipric as the official Sports Industry Partner for Sidelining Carbon. Recipric engages the sports industry in sustainability Read more
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Medical Care May Have Swayed Kevin Durant’s Decision To Join The Nets
What’s worse than losing your patient’s confidence? Probably having it announced throughout national media coverage. This scenario just played out for the medical staff of the Golden State Read more

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Is Facebook’s Reputation Holding Back Its VR Efforts?
August 4, 2021
Whether you’re an integrator, a designer or simply a label-defying creative, the EXPERIENCE is everything. Host Bryan Meszaros explores the story behind the exhibit to understand how a carefully crafted experience Read more
How Is the Biden Admin’s Attack on Anti-Competitive Policies Shaping Agriculture?
August 4, 2021
The Biden administration has set its sights firmly on breaking down anti-competitive practices across a wide range of industries, and the nation’s agricultural sector is beginning to feel the Read more
How Will Airlines Keep Up The Momentum With an Uptick In Travel? 
August 4, 2021
"Really key in on that opportunity for the folks that have children to make it a really fun experience for the kids." With the economy opening back up, things are looking good for airlines. In late July, Read more
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Ohtani’s Baseball Skills Help His Sponsors Outperform the Market
July 4, 2021
(Bloomberg) -- Shohei Ohtani is a baseball phenomenon. Before his move to the Major Leagues, the Los Angeles Angels star was known as the “dual wielder” in his native Japan for his rare ability to hit home runs about as well as he pitches. Now, as the U.S. takes note of his prodigious ability, some market watchers in Japan are eyeing a third skill -- the Read more
NFTs Shift Power to Artists as the Music Business Evolves
June 7, 2021
(Bloomberg) -- The Grammy-award winning musician and producer André Anjos goes by the stage name RAC, although as a bellwether in the radical ways the music industry is evolving, he might consider changing that to NFT. Nonfungible tokens, a new type of blockchain technology that uses enforced scarcity to make digital goods collectible and valuable, have Read more
AT&T Merges Media Assets With Discovery in Blockbuster Deal
May 17, 2021
(Bloomberg) -- AT&T Inc. agreed to spin off its media operations in a deal with Discovery Inc. that will create a new entertainment company, merging assets ranging from CNN and HBO to HGTV and the Food Network. AT&T will receive $43 billion in cash, debt securities and debt retention, with AT&T shareholders getting stock representing 71% of the Read more
Cirque du Soleil Reopens Vegas Shows in Sign of Vaccine Optimism
April 22, 2021
(Bloomberg) -- Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group, which emerged from court protection with new owners last year, will reopen four shows in the coming months, including two in Las Vegas this summer, in a sign of optimism as vaccination progresses. The Montreal-based company, which was forced to close all its venues due to Covid-19, will first launch at Read more
TCC Partners with Recipric on Sidelining Carbon Initiative
March 29, 2021
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – The Conservation Coalition (TCC) is announcing Recipric as the official Sports Industry Partner for Sidelining Carbon. Recipric engages the sports industry in sustainability efforts by advising on a holistic strategy that incorporates environmental and social sustainability efforts, including resource efficiency in the stadium, fan Read more
Medical Care May Have Swayed Kevin Durant’s Decision To Join The Nets
February 8, 2021
What’s worse than losing your patient’s confidence? Probably having it announced throughout national media coverage. This scenario just played out for the medical staff of the Golden State Warriors basketball team as one of the most popular faces within the NBA, Kevin Durant, suffered a season, and possibly career ending Achilles tear injury. Durant’s Achilles Read more
Cybercrime is on the Rise During Remote Learning
September 18, 2020
Fifty-two percent of K-12 educators in the U.S. say their school has not warned them about the dangers of ransomware as they scale remote learning this year, according to the Education Cybersecurity Threat Index released by Morphisec, In addition, more than one-in-five (21%) educators within colleges and universities say their institution has already been the Read more
Avid Names Diversified as First-Ever Global Systems Integration Partner
August 27, 2020
BURLINGTON, Mass., Aug. 5, 2020—Avid® (Nasdaq: AVID) today announced a new strategic purchasing agreement with Diversified, one of the world’s largest media technology providers with offices across the globe whose clients include television broadcasters, post houses and other types of media companies, as well as a majority of Fortune 1000 companies. As part of Read more
How Spotify is Taking Over Podcasting: Business Casual
May 27, 2020
  On the “Secure the Bag” segment of Business Casual, host Daniel Litwin was joined by MarketScale’s Taylor Bagley to ponder a big question – is Spotify the platform to beat when it comes to podcasts? The company recently acquired “The Joe Rogan Experience,” a wildly popular podcast that will now live exclusively on Spotify. The company has also acquired Read more