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Kudelski Group Annual Revenue Tops $1 Billion

Kudelski Group, parent company of content protection and multiscreen television solutions firm NAGRA, announced 2017 revenue of more than $1 billion Feb. 14, with operating income ... More

IBM’s Schroeter: Strength in Cloud, Security Helped IBM Return to Revenue Growth in Q4

IBM returned to overall revenue growth in its fourth quarter (ended Dec. 31) behind continued strength in its cloud, cybersecurity and mobile businesses, according to Martin Schroe... More

CES 2018: Gracenote Unveils Apple CarPlay Concept; Nagra Spotlights OpenTV Signature Edition

LAS VEGAS – Gracenote used the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) to spotlight a concept designed to overcome the dilemma of consumers not being able to use the popular Apple C... More

CES 2018: Tata Sky, Irdeto Expand Security Partnership

Digital platform security firm Irdeto announced at CES that it has expanded its security partnership with Tata Sky, a content distribution platform providing satellite pay TV servi... More

CES 2018: Dolby Touts Growing Industry Adoption; Cisco Spotlights Cloud, Security Innovations

LAS VEGAS – At the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Jan. 9-12, Dolby is touting the growing industry adoption of Dolby Atmos and Dolby Vision that’s being broadly seen acr... More

MESA Members at CES 2018: AI, Blockchain, IoT, OTT and More

The Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) will again be well-represented at the 2018 edition of the Consumer Electronics Show, taking over Las Vegas Jan. 9-12. This is... More

MESA Members at CES 2018: AI, HDR, OTT and More

The Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) will again be well-represented at the 2018 edition of the Consumer Electronics Show, taking over Las Vegas Jan. 9-12. This is... More

Content Protection Summit: NexGuard’s Nakano Looks at Piracy’s Costs

Earlier this year, Nagra, the content protection sister company of watermarking specialist NexGuard, came up with an interesting figure around piracy: Take one out of four people p... More

DWA, MSI: Better Collaboration Needed Between WM Detection, Monitoring Systems

Better collaboration between the companies that provide watermark detection and monitoring services is drastically needed today to help put the kibosh on piracy, especially when it... More

MediaSilo at Content Protection Summit: If It’s Important, Watermark It

Not long ago, content protection technology firm MediaSilo surveyed roughly 100 media and entertainment companies, asking, in broad strokes, about the pain points they’re feeling... More

Content Protection Experts: Owners Need to Improve Screener Process

It’s imperative for studios, networks, indie distributors and other organizations to make their content available to critics, and when sending out pre-release content to those re... More

Content Protection Summit: Anti-Piracy Expert Provides ‘Secret Sauce’ on Jailing Pirates

Cracking down on piracy can be challenging for media and entertainment (M&E) companies, but it must be done to protect content and success is possible — even in China, accord... More

Rogers Sportsnet, Sky Sports to Discuss Content Protection Strategies in Nov. 15 Webinar

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

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

Oracle Introduces First Autonomous Database Cloud, AI and Blockchain Cloud Services

Oracle used its OpenWorld conference that kicked off in San Francisco Oct. 1 to introduce the industry’s first autonomous database cloud, as well as expanded artificial intellige... More

Returning to ‘Business-as-Usual’ After a Digital Leak

By Peter Worrall, marketing and research director, Fortium Technologies - A recent spate of high profile hacks of digital film and television content has focused attention on th... More

M&E Journal: Blockchain and the Hollywood Supply Chain

By Steve Wong and Björn Obermeier, DXC Technology - Hollywood movie studios, record labels, publishers and broadcast networks have traditionally served as the guardians of inte... More

PwC Welcomes Leading Cyber Expert to Midlands Team

PwC has welcomed a leading cyber security expert to its Midlands (U.K.) regional team to support organizations tackling the growing business risk posed by cyber threats. James H... More

M&E Journal: Navigating the New Security and Privacy Frontier

By David Melnick, Founder and CEO, WebLife Balance - For the last several years, a global debate has been heating up over the right to personal privacy. Driven by rapid technolo... More

Content Protection Summit Speakers: M&E Security Remains a Moving Target

NEW YORK — Movie studios, TV networks and other content owners must continue to evolve in their efforts to combat piracy, cybercrime and other security challenges, according to e... More