Western tech corporations with vested interests in the media, entertainment and creative (MEC) sectors are having a tough time cracking the much-coveted Chinese market.

Is the hype surrounding multibillion-dollar tech unicorns distorting the real world for growth tech start-ups in the media, entertainment and creative (MEC) sectors, areas touted as drivers of the global economy’s future?

The legally embattled Pandora, the leading US online music radio service, is ready to take on the fast-growing global streaming music market in 2016.

The development of Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) will be cranked up this year as entertainment companies integrate an element of both technologies in productions.