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SAP Customer Data Cloud Brings Trust to Personalized Marketing Campaigns (SSN)

SAP today released SAP Customer Data Cloud solutions from Gigya, the industry's only solution based on a consent-based data model. The solution helps businesses nurture trusted rel... More

Dolby Atmos is Now Supported on Five of Samsung’s Android Devices (SamMobile)

The Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ are Samsung’s first flagship smartphones with stereo speakers, and the company also chose to equip the devices with Dolby Atmos support, which makes ... More

Facebook Suspends 200 Apps in Investigation Over Data Abuse (Bloomberg)

Thousands of Facebook apps have been examined and 200 suspended, the social network said Monday, as the service continues to grapple with the fallout from the Cambridge Analytica d... More

TV Content: Disposable, Temporary and Eventually Cancelled (MediaPost)

TV shows are like subways -- if you miss one, there will always be another one right behind it. In the wake of the cancellation late last week of three Fox comedies, stories have b... More

Peak FX (AdAge)

How FX enters the next stage of TV's transformation into an unbundled, watch-anywhere, video-on-demand business is of keen interest to its peers as well as advertisers. Regardless ... More

The Biggest News at Google I/O: Google Wants to Augment Everything (Variety)

Google shared a lot of news at its Google I/O developer conference last week, ranging from a new version of Android that emphasizes digital wellbeing and new Android TV devices to ... More

Norwegian Football Club Taps AWS Elemental for Subscription Video (Digital TV Europe)

Leading Norwegian football club Odds Ballklubb has used AWS Media Services’ platform to enable the fast launch of a new OTT TV subscription video streaming service. AWS and Cryst... More

TV’s Upfronts: Are They Still Relevant? (The Drum)

An excuse for networks to gather TV’s biggest and brightest stars for lavish parties? Or an opportunity to secure the best TV inventory for the coming year? Upfronts is an annual... More

HBO Launches a Global War for Cord-Cutters (Bloomberg)

HBO has won international acclaim for “Game of Thrones.” Fewer people have heard of “Mamon.” Yet the Czech drama about a journalist who uncovers evidence of fraud, implicat... More

Apple Plans to Sell Video Subscriptions Through TV App (Bloomberg)

Apple’s plan to reinvent cable TV is starting to look a lot like the strategy of its rival Inc. For the first time, Apple plans to begin selling subscriptions to ce... More

Blockchain is Gaining Ground in Video Streaming (Entrepreneur)

Current video-streaming offers have incrementally increased costs in order to store all that content out there and all those massive video files on servers. This has meant large ma... More

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Top Trends in Content Protection, OTT Optimization at NAB 2018 (NAGRA Blog)

Over the years, the NAB Show has been the go-to event to dive into the topics, trends and discussions around the rapidly changing demands of the media and entertainment industry. T... More

The Future of TV is Connected – and Unbelievably Personal (Adweek)

With 195 million U.S. viewers predicted to watch CTV this year, television is the next big digital channel. So what’s in it for advertisers? For starters, they get reasonable pri... More

How Adobe Moves AI, Machine Learning Research to the Product Pipeline (ZDNet)

Adobe outlined a series of new artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies and features from its labs that it plans to roll into the company's analytics tools. But th... More

YouTube is the ‘Sleeping Giant’ Of OTT (MediaPost)

That’s the way digital video platform optimizer Pixability describes YouTube in its just-released 2018 State of Digital Video report. The statement is derived from the fact that ... More

Why Typography Has Won a Starring Role in the Streaming TV Age (The Drum)

Intense competition for the attention and loyalty of the ‘peak TV’ generation has underlined type’s role as a powerful branding tool, capable of playing a central part in bui... More

GrayMeta Metadata Powering Sky News’ ‘Royal Wedding: Who’s Who’ App (MESA)

As millions gather to watch the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Saturday, May 19, Sky News will introduce a new interactive experience for the historic event. ... More

Crypto Craze: Can Hollywood Producers Mine Bitcoin for a Hit? (THR)

It's little shock the volatile virtual currency has the attention of entertainment industry speculators (and their wary business managers), but real showbiz fortunes may lie in one... More

Facebook to Research Ad-Free Subscription-Based Version (Bloomberg)

Facebook Inc. has been conducting market research in recent weeks to determine whether an ad-free version paid by subscriptions would spur more people to join the social network, a... More