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IT and Media news week 8

The week That Was: IT and Media news week 8

There should be no TikTok on business phones used by people working at the EU Commission, the Commission anouced. The background is concern expressed by security people that the Chinese-owned TikTok could collect sensitive data that could be passed on to the Chinese authorities. 

A large test of a four-day week shows that 92% of companies participating have decided to continue with the shorter work week. 61 UK companies, many of them in the digital sector including software, participated in the test by think tank Autonomy including specialists from the University of Cambridge and Boston College in the US.

A skeptical attitude towards artificial intelligence is shown in a new study of future health care. 60% say they would feel uncomfortable if their health care provider relied on artificial intelligence to diagnose disease and recommend treatments, a US survey by the Pew Research Center shows. 

The top 100 TV companies in Europe are growing twice as fast as the market. This is mainly explained by the dynamic development of subscription-based streaming services. The cumulated revenues of primarily traditional players (i.e. broadcasting and pay-TV distribution) among the top 100 also increased in 2021 (+10% over 2016), a new report by the European Audiovisual Observatory shows.

Global ad spend in publishing media will decline 7.7% in 2023. It is becoming harder for content-creating publishers to remain competitive against data-rich performance channels like retail media, and sustain publishing businesses through online display revenue alone, marketer WARC says in a Global Ad Trends report.


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