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M&E Journal: A Recipe for Efficiency and Productivity in M&E

Harold S. Geller, Ad-ID - A recipe is a list of ingredients and the instructions that describe how to prepare or make something. In the case of M&E, and in particular advert... More

MESA Members to Debut New Solutions at NAB

(This is the second of two stories previewing what MESA and its members are up to at the NAB Show. The first can be found here) Members of the Media & Entertainment Services... More

MESA Members to Spotlight AI, DAM and Much More at NAB

(This is the first of two stories previewing what MESA and its members are up to at the NAB Show) Members of the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) will be out i... More

M&E Journal: How to Power a Live Video Event

Ralf Jacob, President, Verizon Digital Media Services - Many OTT providers’ platforms were designed with VOD in mind. But live events are a completely different animal, with t... More

NAB 2017: 5th Kind to Unveil All-New DAM System

Marvel, Warner Bros., Disney, Illumination ... Hollywood’s top content companies have long relied on 5th Kind and its digital asset management (DAM) solutions, using the company... More

IBM’s Latest Use of Watson AI Platform to Boost IT Service, Support

After using its Watson artificial intelligence (AI) computing platform in other sectors, IBM is now bringing Watson ‘s cognitive capabilities to help improve IT service and suppo... More

Ooyala Study: Shift to IP for Video Production a Smart Money Move

A new study from video monetization tech and services firm Ooyala and the nonprofit Digital Production Partnership (DPP) group sees companies that shift to internet protocol (IP)-b... More

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Completes Spin-Off Merger with CSC

It took nearly a year, but Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has completed the spin-off and merger of its Enterprise Services (ES) business with Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) ... More

Dell Technologies Helped by Market Share Gains in Fourth Quarter

Dell’s fiscal fourth quarter results (ended Feb. 3) were helped by market share gains achieved in both its server and networking offerings Infrastructure Solutions Group (ISG) an... More

MESA Launches Dedicated NAB Portal

To promote news from its members before, during and after April’s NAB Show in Las Vegas, the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) has launched a dedicated web porta... More

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


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