All posts by Chris Tribbey

HITS Fall: VDMS President Stresses OTT Data Opportunities

LOS ANGELES — Among all the mainstage presentations during the Oct. 18 HITS Fall: Hollywood Innovation & Technology Summit event, perhaps the most telling moment concerning t... More

NeuLion, Sky, Rogers Media Experts to Discuss DRM Content Protection Challenges Nov. 15

It’s among the more pressing questions today for media and entertainment companies today: when looking at content protection technologies and services, should I just build my own... More

HITS Fall: Premiere Digital Looks at the Distribution Data Challenge

LOS ANGELES — Steve Rosenberg, chief commercial officer for Premiere Digital, looks at today’s worldwide digital distribution landscape for media and entertainment, and sees so... More

Ellation Taps Mediamorph for Content Intelligence, Financial Processing (MESA)

Ellation, Inc., parent company of the Crunchyroll and VRV content platforms, has reached an agreement with cloud-based entertainment software firm Mediamorph, to use the company’... More

HITS Fall: AI, Machine Learning, and Learning How to Say ‘No’

LOS ANGELES — When it comes to machine learning and artificial intelligence and their impact on the future of jobs humans currently handle, Robert Brown, associate VP of the Cogn... More

Vulnerability and Patch Report, Oct. 15, 2017 (Citadel Information Group)

Important Security Updates Adobe Flash Player: Adobe has released version 27.0.0.159. Updates are available from Adobe’s website. Avira Antivirus: Avira has released versio... More

Ellation Taps Mediamorph for Content Intelligence, Financial Processing

Ellation, Inc., parent company of the Crunchyroll and VRV content platforms, has reached an agreement with cloud-based entertainment software firm Mediamorph, to use the company’... More

Pivotal Offers M&E Vendor Insights During ‘Culture Club’ Event

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — “We’re not a tech company.” It’s a comment coming from content owners that Andrew Clay Shafer, senior director of technology for software services ... More

HITS Fall: Cast & Crew, Premiere Digital to Offer Data Insights for a Changing Hollywood

When more than 500 studio leaders and their technology partners gather Oct. 18 at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles for the annual HITS Fall event, among the sessions the... More

Vulnerability and Patch Report, Oct. 8, 2017 (Citadel Information Group)

Important Security Updates Apple Multiple Products: Apple has released updates in macOS Sierra, watchOS, iOS, and others. Additional details are available on Apple’s website. ... More

HITS Fall: Ooyala, TiVo, Veritone to Tackle Metadata, Rights and AI

When more than 500 studio leaders and their technology partners gather Oct. 18 at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles for the annual HITS Fall event, among the sessions the... More

HITS Fall: Sohonet, LiveTiles Set to Discuss New Collaboration Tools

When more than 500 studio leaders and their technology partners gather Oct. 18 at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles for the annual HITS Fall event, among the sessions the... More

SoCal Women’s Leadership Group to Offer Career Tips During HITS Fall

On Oct. 18, the SoCal Women’s Leadership Group will once again co-locate with HITS Fall, with top industry executives offering up career advice for women in entertainment and tec... More

Vulnerability and Patch Report, Oct. 1, 2017 (Citadel Information Group)

Important Security Updates Apple Multiple Products: Apple has released updates in iOS, macOS Server, iCloud for Windows, macOS High Sierra, and others. Additional details are av... More

Hollywood Innovation, Technology Center Stage Oct. 18 at HITS Fall

More than 500 studio leaders and their technology partners will be on hand Oct. 18 at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles for the annual HITS Fall event, to hear a progress... More

Vast Media Smart Screen Round-Up: ‘Stranger Things’ and Interactive Karaoke

Here’s a run-down of recent second screen-related entertainment items, via Berlin-based research and consulting company Vast Media. • In anticipation of the second season of... More

IBC 2017: Veritone Leaves Amsterdam a Winner

AI platform firm Veritone walked out of the 2017 IBC show a winner. Its aiWARE — an on-premise and cloud version of Veritone’s artificial intelligence (AI) platform — earn... More

TiVo Survey: Vast Majority Still Have Pay TV

Cord cutting remains a concern for pay TV operators, but a new survey from TiVo offers both some hope and some suggestions. The “Q2 2017 Online Video and Pay-TV Trends Report,... More

Featured Jobs: Cisco; Apple; DXC Technology

Software Engineer, Network Threat Defense — Austin, TX — Cisco Security Architect, Platform Architecture — Santa Clara Valley, CA — Apple Information System Security Offi... More

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