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Technicolor Eyes Oscar for ‘The Jungle Book’ VFX

When you’re up against a “Star Wars” film, yet another successful Marvel entry and a unique (and wildly popular) 3D stop-motion animation, you’re right to hold your breath ... More

Okta Exec: New Security Challenges Require New Enterprise Security Model

In today's “cloud-first, mobile-first” world, a new enterprise security model is needed by companies and other organizations to respond to the new challenges that have arisen t... More

Verizon Enterprise: Data Breaches Becoming More Complex, Pervasive

Data breaches are becoming more complex and are no longer confined to just the IT department, but are now affecting every department within an organization. Each breach leaves a li... More

Microsoft Azure Exec: Global Political Issues Impacting Cloud Conversations

Recent political situations in countries including the U.K. and U.S. have had a “very material impact on the cloud conversations” that Microsoft has been having with customers,... More

CDSA Named Association Partner for New NAB Cybersecurity Pavilion

CDSA (Content Delivery and Security Association) has been named the Official Association Partner in the first year of the new Cybersecurity Pavilion at the NAB Show in Las Vegas, A... More

MarkLogic, New Regency Highlight Importance of Data

If you’re in the film business, you’re probably aware by now: All the data around your content is critically important, and it’s critically important at every stage, from inc... More

OpenText Hits Record Revenue, Touts New Clients

Enterprise information management (EIM) software firm OpenText enjoyed a record fiscal second quarter (ended Dec. 31), posting revenue of $543 million, up 17% year over year, with ... More

Slack Debuts Enterprise Grid

Business communication tech company Slack Jan. 31 launched a new product, Slack Enterprise Grid, to help its larger customers better communicate across their organizations. The ... More

Azure Boosts Microsoft Q2 Results

The Microsoft Azure cloud computing platform provided a boost to Microsoft’s fiscal second quarter results (ended Dec. 31), according to the tech giant. Azure revenue soared 9... More

GrayMeta Launches Updated Iris Software Suite

GrayMeta’s Iris software suite, the company’s studio-grade media player and quality control solution, has gotten an upgrade, with metadata specialist offering new Iris 4K-HDR, ... More

ZOO Digital Passes 150 Million Subtitle Mark

ZOO Digital announced Jan. 24 that it’s delivery of multilingual subtitles for those in the TV and movie business has hit the 150 million mark, a major milestone for the company... More

Oracle’s Out to Boost Cloud Innovation with Expansion of Startup Accelerator Program

Oracle is expanding its Startup Cloud Accelerator program to seven new regions as part of its ongoing efforts to “fuel cloud-enabled innovation” globally, the company said Jan.... More

MESA at CES: TiVo Touts Metadata, Technicolor’s Big Win

LAS VEGAS — Where to start with TiVo at the Consumer Electronics Show? A long-term, intellectual property (IP) license agreement with HBO, with the Time Warner-owned programme... More

CES: Dolby Vision Gets a Boost; Dell Does eSports

LAS VEGAS — Dolby Vision, the company’s high-dynamic range (HDR) video technology, has already been included on more than 80 major studio titles for streaming services. Beginni... More

Accenture Powers Video Analytics for Group M6 Companies

Global professional services company Accenture has had M6 Publicité and M6 Web, subsidiaries of French firm Group M6, sign on to use Accenture’s new Advanced Video Analytics ser... More

Aspera, EVS Execs: Changing Sports Fans’ Expectations Have Created Challenges for Media Companies

Today’s sports fans have different expectations and demands for the content they are viewing, and that has created challenges for media companies and production teams delivering ... More

CPS Keynote: No Such Thing as Hackers Today

MARINA DEL REY, Calif. — It may sound like lunacy to those who’ve experienced a cyber security breach, but according to famed “spy-catcher” Eric O’Neill, a cybersecurity ... More

Salesforce Exec: Acquisitions are Helping Company ‘Accelerate Innovation’

Salesforce continues to see acquisitions as a major contributor to its ability to innovate, according to David Havlek, its EVP of finance. Mergers and acquisitions (M&As) are ... More

Box CEO: Company Made ‘Solid Progress’ on Main Objectives in Q3

Box achieved a few significant milestones in the third quarter, ended Oct. 31, as the company continued to focus on its three main objectives of delivering new products to further ... More

Qumulo Names Former EMC Exec Richter as CEO

EMC Isilon veteran Bill Richter has been named the new CEO of in data-aware scale-out network-attached storage (NAS) company Qumulo, adding on to the company’s expanded executive... More


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