TV giant Discovery Inc. and BBC Studios, the commercial arm of U.K. public broadcaster BBC, on Monday unveiled a series of long term agreements, including a multimillion dollar content partnership and a 10 year licensing deal covering BBC natural history and other factual programming, which will help power a new global subscription VOD service that Discovery said it would launch by 2020.The 10 year content partnership, financial terms of which weren #39;t disclosed, will see Discovery become the exclusive global home of the BBC #39;s landmark natural history programs mdash; including the Planet Earth, Blue Planet and Life franchises mdash; for SVOD. The recently launched Dynasties series, hosted by Sir David Attenborough, is included in the deal, as are future BBC commissioned landmark series.
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Dubai s ENOC Group unveiled a concept design for a service station that it plans to develop on the site of Expo 2020 Dubai. The Year of Tolerance inspired design is built on an exoskeleton of the Ghaf tree structure, which acts as supporting columns for the carbon fibre canopy the first time that the extra strong material will be used to construct an entire structure of a service station canopy.
The new move will be taken by the Japanese company in order to cut costs. Sony will also scale down the mobile division by focusing on Europe and East Asia, and limiting operations to Southeast Asia. Some of the Japanese employees will be offered positions in other divisions, while the folks at Europe and in China will have to opt for voluntary retirement.
Sony launches WH XB700 wireless headphones at Rs 8,990 in India PS5 first details: AMD Ryzen CPU, 8K graphics, SSD, 3D audio, and backwards compatibility with the PS4 Apple vs Netflix: Why turf wars are flaring in big tech Sony has been able to compete with the likes of Samsung and Apple in the smartphone market. As Sony continues to lose money on smartphones, Nikkei Asian Review reports the Japanese company will cut as many as 2000 jobs from its mobile division by 2020. If the information is correct, more than 2000 people will either lose their jobs or they will be shifted to other departments.This shouldn 't come as a huge surprise. Sony has been able to compete with the likes of Samsung and Apple in the smartphone market. Its Xperia phones have about 1 per cent market share in the global smartphone market, and the company keeps losing money.
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JSW Energy Ltd has brought down the curtains on its dreams to roll out its first electric vehicle by 2020, one and half years after it had announced plans to enter the market by investing millions of dollars.The company, which is part of the JSW Group, on Friday said in a filing to the stock exchanges that it has decided not to pursue the electric vehicles business because of the higher than anticipated uncertainties associated with it.
Infosys, India's second biggest IT services company, said on Thursday it would buy a 75 per cent stake in ABN AMRO Group NV's mortgage administration services unit for 127.5 million euros ($143.53 million).Infosys will acquire the stake in Stater NV through unit Infosys Consulting and the transaction is expected to close in the first quarter of fiscal year 2020.
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine said Wednesday (March 27) that speeding up production of NASA's Space Launch System (SLS) megarocket is absolutely essential to getting humans to the moon by 2024. Bridenstine emphasized this point in a statement about U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's call Tuesday (March 26) to meet that goal, and the administrator discussed it in more depth yesterday at a U.S. House of Representatives hearing on NASA's budget request for 2020. That budget request delayed work on upgrades to the megarocket, whose first version is still under construction, and moved some of the SLS's prospective payloads to other spacecraft.
Get Today s Tech Headlines in your inbox. The most efficient way to learn the top tech news about Southeast Asia and China.The Chinese government has announced on Tuesday detailed standards for new energy vehicle (NEV) subsidies in the 2019 fiscal year.
The player from Castellammare di Stabia near Naples converted two penalties in a crushing 6 0 Euro 2020 qualifying win by the Azzurri over Liechtenstein in Parma.Italy top Group J with six points after also beating Finland 2 0 in Udine on Saturday with goals from youngsters Nicolo Barella, 22, and 19 year old Moise Kean.
Uber writes that it expects the transaction to close in Q1 2020, pending applicable regulatory approvals.It says it will acquire all of Careem s mobility, delivery, and payments businesses across the greater Middle East region, which it notes ranges from Morocco to Pakistan.
One of the major perks of paying for YouTube has been access to its original content. Programs like Cobra Kai or Unicorn Island have brought existing YouTube personalities to the fore in new and interesting ways. That may be changing, though, as YouTube is reportedly axing its high end original programming. According to unnamed sources, YouTube has stopped accepting pitches for expensive scripted shows and has canceled existing projects like Origin and Overthinking with Kat amp; June. This shouldn't come as a huge surprise as back in November it was revealed that the service's original programming would be accessible without paying for YouTube Premium by 2020.
When NASA's 2020 Mars rover lands on the red planet, it will release an unusual piece of cargo: a miniature helicopter specially built for the Martian skies.The space agency announced its plan to send an autonomous aircraft to Mars last year, and has now unveiled the design for the tiny vehicle.
It was another superb night in what has been a terrific season for Raheem Sterling as he scored three goals to get England apos;s Euro 2020 qualifying campaign off to the best possible start. Manchester City apos;s forward now has seven goals in four starts for March as he took his club form onto international duty with him .
The slow, inevitable reintegration of Hulk Hogan into the WWE Universe continues.The path from disgraced wrestling legend to literally Chris Hemsworth has gone through a lot of steps, from a hosting gig at WWE 's controversial Crown Jewel in Saudi Arabia to a Raw appearance in tribute to his late friend Mean Gene Okerlund. He also popped up to help announce WrestleMania coming to Tampa, FL, in 2020. The latest, at least according to a report from Mike Johnson over at PWI, is a return to WrestleMania. Well, WrestleMania weekend, at least.
Having fallen at the final hurdle three years ago on home turf, France will hope to go one step further and add the European Championship crown to the World Cup title in 2020 as they begin their qualification campaign with a trip to Moldova.Les Bleus are de facto favourites even before a ball has been kicked on the road to next season s continent wide tournament, and will be fully backing themselves to reach the final at Wembley.