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Tracking the numbers - never looking back - 51% of music revenue in 2016 was from streaming, per RIAA. Tipping point has been reached for music.

Trends in the marketplace - Internet usage by operating system - Windows 39%, Android 37%, iOS 13%.

Given the rise of mobile, it is just a matter of...
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Longfellow wrote: Listen my children and you shall hear about the midnight ride of Paul Revere. On the 18th of April in ‘75…. Today is the actual... Show more

Marty Shindler shared a photo. 7 days ago

Comics reflect reality - As with many new products, users find the best way that it suits them. VR apparently is no exception.

Marty Shindler shared a photo. 7 days ago

Comics reflect reality - Social media has changed the way people sometimes perceive us & at times how we perceive ourselves.

TV ratings - SNL did well with its live everywhere broadcast, best since February. Will they do it again after the final 3 in May? Will other nets... Show more

Weekend box office - it was all Fate of the Furious - domestic $100.2 & $432.3 ROW, $190M of which was in China. Imax accounted for $31.1M... Show more

Trends in the marketplace - the smartphone has replaced other electronics- tracking the #s - MP3 -87%, portable GPS -80%, digital cameras - 60%.

Marty Shindler shared a photo. 1 week ago

Comics reflect reality - batting 500 works great in baseball, but in business and in class work, not so much.

Hey, everyone! Fill out your "About Me" part of your profile so we have a reason to contact you! It's under 'Community Account' in the pulldown menu... Show more

Marty Shindler shared a photo. 2 weeks ago

Comics reflect reality - It’s a sign of our times and not without precedent, e.g. VCR. Does it reflect your children/grandkids?

In the run up to the NY Auto Show, Toyota announces $1.3B investment in its US factory in Kentucky.

AT&T to acquire spectrum licensee Straight Communications. It gets them closer to 5G rollout of next gen wireless.

It is a good sign for Dish which...
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AT&T to acquire spectrum licensee Straight Communications. It gets them closer to 5G rollout of next gen wireless.

It is a good sign for Dish which...
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Sad to hear about J. Geils.

I was introduced to him many years ago as he was an advisory board member of a client. RIP

Gotta share a great article on NAB Prep...if you've been there you'll appreciate Chris Hurd's blog--If this will be your first NAB it is a MUST READ! It's on DV Info ne ...

Marty Shindler My first NAB was '93. I may have missed a couple along the way when it coincided with my children's spring break, but none in recent years. The... Show more 2 weeks ago
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Before you go to Digital Hollywood —and I mean this chronologically— plan to go to NAB! AND if you're going with a camera... plan on sharing your... Show more

Digital Hollywood Future of TV and Future of Film panels announced. Check them out. Hope to see you there May 24. bit.ly/SPDHS17

Weekend box office - Boss Baby #1 w $26.3M & Beauty & the Beast a close #2 again w $25M. Smurfs fails with $14.1. Power Rangers had another steep... Show more

Marty Shindler shared a photo. 2 weeks ago

Comics reflect reality - major sporting events often tend to impact our business and personal lives, the Masters this weekend is but one of them.