The Covid-19 pandemic only accelerated longstanding industry trends of chord-cutting, as viewers devour content while quarantining at home. ViacomCBS is aptly poised to create and capture enormous value in a post-pandemic world.
TikTok is part of the most valuable startup in the world, yet few smartphone users outside of Gen Z have not heard of, much less used, it. When ranked by number of daily active users, TikTok is the only social network application founded in the last ten or so years in the top fifteen . What’s so special about TikTok?
2018’s most downloaded app in the US and Europe with roots in China, TikTok is on its way to break all barriers to become a truly global app using AI and machine learning to engage the users around the world. 
Quibi hopes it to use its superstar talent to compete with YouTube and Netflix.
Amazon, unlike other big tech companies, with the multitude of products hasn't made its foray in the virtual reality or augmented reality space. However, sources say work is underway. This blogpost explores how Amazon could use VR to build on it's existing products.
Netflix and the content trap
YouTube has revolutionized the way we create, consume and share content. This platform has broken the barriers of entry into the media world and allowed us all to express ourselves like never before.
YouTube is the current king of digital video. However, as we’ve learned in DIG and in BSSE, no single strategy is successful forever and disruptors often get disrupted themselves as industry landscapes change. How can YouTube remain dominant as giant platforms with valuable user data like Facebook and Amazon enter the video space?
Digital video creation and consumption has exploded over the last few years and is expected to continue expanding over the next decade. One company which has successfully leveraged this growth in digital video but remained relatively under-the-radar is the semi-conductor firm, Ambarella. The company has been able to 'win' in this environment of digital video through a combination of superior video processing technology, relevant product offerings and relevant market timing.