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  • Google Abusing Market Position in India; Fivetran nets USD$565m (£413m) and acquires HVR

    In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up key industry updates in media, marketing, and commerce from around the globe. In this edition: reports suggest that Google have been committing anticompetitive practices relating to its Android mobile operating system in India; [...]

  • MPL Reach Unicorn Status; Fox Acquire TMZ

    In today’s ExchangeWire news digest: Mobile Premier League become the second Indian gaming platform to reach unicorn status; Fox Corp. agree to buy TMZ; and TikTok face two new probes from the Irish Data Protection Commission.   MPL reach unicorn status Mobile Premier [...]

  • Google Fined by South Korea; Mailchimp Acquired by Intuit

    In today’s ExchangeWire news digest: Google are hit with a USD $177m fine from South Korea’s regulators; Mailchimp are acquired by Intuit for around USD $12bn; and authorities in Beijing are reportedly seeking to dismantle Ant Group’s Alipay.   Google fined USD [...]

  • ByteDance Acquire VR Headset Maker Pico; Ryd Receive €10m Investment from BP Ventures

    In today’s ExchangeWire news digest: ByteDance are set to acquire Chinese VR headset maker Pico; German in-car payments system provider Ryd receive a €10m investment from BP Ventures; and the team behind subscription-based social network Cocoon are bought by Substack.   ByteDance [...]

  • Australia Mulls New Digital Wallets Regulation; Axel Springer Buy Politico

    In today’s ExchangeWire news digest: Australia consider tighter regulations for digital payment systems; Politico are purchased by Axel Springer; and Dukaan raised USD $11m.   Australia mull new digital payments law The government of Australia are contemplating new laws to increase the regulation [...]

  • Databricks Reach $38bn Valuation; Playtika Acquire Reworks

    In today’s ExchangeWire news digest: Databricks have raised USD $1.6bn at a valuation of USD $38bn; Playtika have entered the ‘Design Entertainment’ space by acquiring Reworks; and Samsung will remove ads from three of their default apps.   Databricks raise USD $1.6bn [...]

  • TV Streaming Usage Up 13%; Mailchimp Reportedly Mulling $10bn Sale

    In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up key industry updates in media, marketing, and commerce from around the globe. In this edition: a study finds that streaming TV usage grew 13% in Q2; Mailchimp are reportedly contemplating a sale that [...]

  • Future Acquire Dennis Publishing; ForeVR Games Raise USD $8.5m

    In today’s ExchangeWire news digest: Future have acquired Dennis Publishing for £300m; ForeVR Games raise total seed funding of USD $8.5m; and LATAM ecommerce startup Nuvemshop have reached a value of USD $3.1bn.   Future publisher acquire Dennis Publishing The Week and Minecraft [...]

  • CMA Oppose Facebook Giphy Deal; Roblox Acquire Guilded

    In today’s ExchangeWire news digest: the CMA have voiced opposition to Facebook’s planned takeover of Giphy; Roblox have acquired the team behind gaming chat platform Guilded; and US gaming revenue hit $4.6bn in July.   CMA condemn Facebook Giphy acquisition The Competition and [...]

  • Mobile Gaming to Reach $120bn in Value; Sweaty Betty Bought by Wolverine Worldwide

    In today’s ExchangeWire news digest: research finds that the global gaming market is set to reach USD $120bn this year; Sweaty Betty have been acquired by US footwear maker Wolverine Worldwide; and rumours of a ByteDance IPO continue.   Mobile gaming market [...]