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Blockchain beyond the financial sector

John Shipman 04 May 2017 6 minutes

From safeguarding property titles to returning profits to struggling musicians, here’s a round-up of the ways blockchain could solve problems for a range of industries.

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Report: The internet’s effect on creative industries

Tan Allaway 07 Mar 2017 8 minutes

‘Unlimited shelf space’ online has reshaped how content is produced and consumed. A study by PwC’s Strategy& looks at video, books, music, print and gaming to reveal how digitisation has boosted the creative economy.

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Infographic: Unboxing the subscription economy

07 Dec 2016 1 minute

Powered by new digital technologies, the subscription economy has changed the face of online shopping. How are consumers responding to these curated services and experiences?

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Infographic: Mobile trends and the Olympic Games

03 Aug 2016 1 minute

In 2012, London was dubbed “the first digital Olympics”. The mobile landscape – and viewing habits – have continued to evolve, and Rio 2016 looks set to break the social media records.

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Infographic: The global trends of mobile gaming

20 Jul 2016 2 minutes

The mobile revolution has fundamentally changed the video game landscape, with more people than ever flocking to smartphones and tablets for their gaming fix. A 2016 study reveals who’s playing, when and why.

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What’s the catch? How Pokémon Go is boosting local businesses

18 Jul 2016 8 minutes

In the wake of Pokémon Go’s popularity, savvy businesses are using the game to increase patronage and sales. Does the smartphone hit offer a glimpse of a future AR-infused economy?

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Podcast: 15 years of digital disruption in media

23 Jun 2016 10 minutes

On the release of the PwC Entertainment and Media Outlook, David Wiadrowski casts his mind back over the Australian media sector to discuss the winners and the losers of the digital revolution.

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Brand building with blogging
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Want to build your brand through blogging? Here’s how.

Brett Fairbank 20 Jun 2016 9 minutes

With digital publishing platforms maturing and demand for original content continuing to skyrocket, it’s never been easier for thought leaders to broadcast words of wisdom to professional networks. Here’s how to do it.

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Internet trends tell a tale of ‘real-live’ storytelling

13 Jun 2016 8 minutes

Seismic shifts in technology have altered the way we tell stories and consume content. With mobile video and digital storytelling forecast to be powerful trends, how can businesses get on board?

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