Day: November 25, 2020

Top tips for bagging the best gaming deals this Black Friday

Let’s face it, Black Friday 2020 is set to be like no other and with the majority of the planet having no choice but to head online to hunt for bargains, those in-store fights we’ve seen in previous years are destined to take the form of virtual traffic jams instead.

What’s more, the competition for the best deals is set to reach fever pitch, so if you really want to grab a gaming bargain, you’ll need to sharpen up those shopping skills and prepare to go to digital war.

If you’re an avid gamer who understands the real value in quality gaming accessories and technology, you’ll likely count down the days to Black Friday every year in anticipation that you’ll finally grab some of those items on your shopping lists at a bargain price. But, this year presents a series of barriers.

WePC have put together a series of pro

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Netflix to spend $1bn in UK in 2020 on TV shows and films

Netflix will boost its spend on making TV shows in the UK to $1bn (£750m) this year as the streaming giant maintains the breakneck pace of its production pipeline despite the coronavirus pandemic.

Netflix, which makes shows such as The Crown and Sex Education in the UK, has increased its budget by 50% from the £500m it spent on British-made films and TV shows last year. Netflix UK had originally estimated a spend of about £400m last year, but ended up investing about £100m more.

The BBC’s total annual content budget across TV, radio and online hit £2.3bn in the year to the end of March. Within this, spend on TV content was £1.6bn. ITV spends about £1.1bn annually on content for its portfolio of channels.

Netflix’s UK budget has been invested in making more than 50 TV shows and films in 2020, against the backdrop of a UK production

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KC Crain named CEO of Crain Communications

KC Crain

KC Crain was named CEO of Crain Communications Inc., the Detroit-based, family-owned media company that is the parent company for Pensions & Investments and nearly 20 other trade and business titles.

A story on Pension & Investments states, “He had been president and chief operating officer. His father, Keith E. Crain, remains chairman of the board.

“The action was ratified at the company’s annual board meeting Nov. 18.

“‘We’re proud of the 104-year legacy of our company and of the continued leadership from within our family,’ Keith Crain said. ‘KC has done a terrific job of steering our company in recent years, including strategic acquisitions. This year in particular has been challenging for many media companies, and KC and his entire team have led us to a successful year.’

“A companywide effort to increase paid subscribers began even before the coronavirus pandemic. The result is an

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