Disney and HBO say companies will face massive investment demands as big media continues developing DTC streaming services (DIS, NFLX, AMZN, AAPL)

This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence “Digital Media Briefing” subscribers hours before appearing on Business Insider. To be the first to know, please click here. As big media continues to develop direct-to-consumer (DTC) streaming services, companies will face massive and growing investment demands, according to two articles examining the SVOD strategies by Disney and WarnerMedia’s HBO. […]

South Australia is fueling energy storage investment

Enlarge / An employee working for the manufacturer of solar batteries, Sonnen GmbH, in the Bavarian village of Wildpoldsried in southern Germany is pictured on July 5, 2016. (credit: CHRISTOF STACHE/AFP/Getty Images) In September, South Australia confirmed a plan to set up an AU$ 100 million (USD $ 72 million) fund to help households purchase […]

An investment company is going bananas after saying it’s spinning off its crypto-mining business to position for a ‘bitcoin recovery’ (DPW)

Stephen Lam/Getty Images The investment company DPW Holdings has announced plans to spin off its crypto-mining business, Super Crypto Mining. It says it will pay a special dividend to shareholders of at least 80% of Super Crypto’s common stock. DPW says the spin-off will position Super Crypto for a “bitcoin recovery.” DPW shares spiked more […]

China's ‘One Belt, One Road’ global investment plan mapped out

This year marks the fifth anniversary of the Belt and Road initiative, proposed by Chinese authorities in the autumn of 2013. The ambitious project is aimed at creating infrastructure networks linking Europe, Asia and Africa. So far, the challenging project has attracted around 100 countries across three continents. The new infrastructure project links Asia, Europe, […]