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ANG Digital: A New Approach to M&E Services

Those in the M&E services sector should be familiar with Robert Gekchyan’s work over the years, from director of product management for Technicolor, to co-founding and servin... More

Oracle CEO: Company’s ‘Pivot to the Cloud’ is in ‘Full Swing’

Oracle’s shift in focus to the cloud provided the company with a significant lift in its results for the third quarter (ended Feb. 28) as its overall performance came in ahead of... More

Vubiquity CEO Talks the Cloud, Brand Awareness and Monetization

Connecting content owners and video providers with tech solutions and services, all in the name of helping media and entertainment companies monetize content, has been the name of ... More

Wipro Expands Holmes AI, Cloud Initiatives with Cloud Bot Digital Consultant

Wipro on March 14 launched the latest initiative that’s part of its artificial intelligence (AI) and cloud strategies, saying the new Wipro Holmes Cloud Bot is a “continuously ... More

Sony’s ‘Passengers’ Marks VR First for Studio

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — For the first commercial endeavor of Sony Pictures VR, the sci-fi space adventure “Passengers” was a perfect fit, with the virtual reality arm of the ... More

Teradata Introduces Open Source Kylo Software Platform

As part of its ongoing open source software strategy, Teradata has introduced Kylo, a data lake management software platform that the company says will help users quickly build and... More

Salesforce Exec: AI Pact with IBM Will Help Enhance Customer Engagement

The artificial intelligence (AI) partnership announced by Salesforce and IBM March 6 — combining the companies’ respective AI platforms, IBM Watson and Salesforce Einstein — ... More

SAS Survey: Security Analytics Proves Challenging but Effective

Security analytics solutions are delivering deeper visibility into organizations' security data than ever before. But deployment and day-to-day usage remain challenging, according ... More

Vubiquity Taps Digital Element for Geographic Rights Management

Vubiquity March 7 announced it’s partnered with IP geolocation tech firm Digital Element to enhance its geographic rights management capabilities worldwide, in the hopes of givin... More

Box CEO: Strong Feedback for Relay Workflow Solution

The new Box Relay workflow solution that Box developed with IBM will officially launch later this year, but it’s already being rolled out as part of a beta test to some of Box’... More

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Inks Deals with Tata Communications, AT&T

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) used the Mobile World Congress 2017 in Barcelona to announce a pair of partnerships, one with Tata Communications for cellular IoT connectivity ser... More

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

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