• 06.20.17

    Does BuzzFeed Have the Right Formula for an IPO?

    Variety interviewed Manatt’s Hale Boggs, chair of the firm’s media, technology and advertising practice, for an article on the possibility of BuzzFeed going public.   Variety reports that if BuzzFeed were to go public, it would be met with skepticism among the ...

  • 05.22.17

    Virtual Reality Tech Faces Challenges With Consumers

    Bizwomen quoted Manatt’s Ned Sherman, counsel and director of Manatt Digital, in an article about the market for virtual reality technology.   Today’s VR headsets are “bulky, they’re big, they’re tethered, so consumers getting comfortable with a system that ...

  • 04.14.17

    The Essential Tools for eSports Law

    The Daily Journal quoted Manatt’s Ned Sherman, counsel and director of Manatt Digital, in an article about opportunities for legal services in the eSports industry. Sherman told the Daily Journal that eSports has been a focus area for Manatt for a little over a year now. ...

  • 03.01.17

    Snap Has High Engagement, but Lacks Analytics

    The Wrap interviewed Manatt’s Eunice Shin, managing director of Manatt Digital, for an article about Snap Inc., the parent company of the media company Snapchat, going public. “They have a great amount of engagement,” Shin noted. “Engagement numbers are even stronger ...

  • 03.01.17

    How the Next iPhone Could Incorporate AR Technology

    The International Business Times quoted Manatt’s Eunice Shin, managing director of Manatt Digital, in an article about the augmented reality capabilities Apple could feature on the iPhone 8. "It is rumored that Apple is building out simultaneous localization and mapping ...

  • 02.28.17

    YouTube Launches New TV Subscription Service

    The San Francisco Chronicle quoted Manatt’s Eunice Shin, managing director of Manatt Digital, in an article about YouTube’s new TV service. The publication notes that YouTube made a foray into subscriptions last year when it created YouTube Red, but has yet to reveal subscriber ...

  • 01.26.17

    Verizon’s Video App Struggles to Meet Expectations

    The San Francisco Chronicle interviewed Manatt’s Eunice Shin, managing director of Manatt Digital, for an article about Verizon’s video aspirations. Analysts say that Verizon’s media app, created in 2015, has fallen short of expectations, leading some to wonder whether Verizon ...

  • 01.02.17

    M&A Tech Trend Likely to Continue in 2017

    Law360 quoted Manatt’s Hale Boggs, chair of the firm’s media, technology and advertising practice, for an article about the outlook for technology-related mergers and acquisitions in 2017. The publication reported that Chinese inbound investment could see a slowdown after ...

  • 12.31.16

    Increased Competition Drove Premium Programming in 2016

    The Wrap quoted Manatt’s Hale Boggs, chair of the firm’s media, technology and advertising practice, for an article about the biggest media deals in 2016. The publication highlighted the critical role that emerging streaming services played in enhancing the value of premium content, ...

  • 12.16.16

    Facebook and Google Lead the Pack in Video Streaming

    The San Francisco Chronicle quoted Eunice Shin, managing director of Manatt Digital, for an article about the decline of traditional cable subscriptions. “As the younger generation grows older, they are never going to pay for a cable subscription,” said Shin. “The ...