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Cisco to Acquire Hyperconvergence Software Company Springpath for $320 Million (VentureBeat)

Networking giant Cisco has announced plans to acquire hyperconvergence software company Springpath in a deal worth $320 million. Founded out of Sunnyvale, California as Storviso... More

Google Tests Subscription Tool for Publishers (Bloomberg)

Google is developing new tools designed to boost subscriptions for news publishers. It follows a similar olive branch from Facebook Inc. to an industry that has seen the digital be... More

Cable Again Takes Lion’s Share of Broadband Adds in Q2 (MCN)

he top U.S. cable operators continued to dominate the broadband landscape in Q2 2017, representing the bulk of net new subscribers added in the period, according to Leichtman Resea... More

IBC 2017: 4K Charity Run to be Held Sept. 16 (MESA)

AWS Elemental will hold its next 4K 4Charity Fun Run Sept. 16 in Amsterdam as part of the IBC 2017 Conference and Exhibition, with proceeds from the event going to two charities: S... More

Why IBM Sends its Best Employees Abroad for Four Weeks (CNBC)

Suspending a company's most productive employees from their day jobs and sending them to the developing world for a month may not seem like the best use of their time. But IBM does... More

The World’s Biggest Tech Companies a No Longer Just American (NYT)

The technology world’s $400 billion-and-up club — long a group of exclusively American names like Apple, Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Amazon — needs to make room for two C... More

Blockchain May Give Rise to Even Smarter B2B Marketplaces (Forbes)

Does blockchain mean boom or bust for existing B2B networks? On one hand, blockchain promises to smooth and validate the interactions that take place between organizations and thei... More

SAS Appoints New Brazil Head (ZDNet)

Analytics software company SAS has promoted its former head of commercial as president for the Brazilian subsidiary. As part of a transitional period, Cássio Pantaleoni will be wo... More

Virtusa Recognized as a Visionary in 2017 Magic Quadrant for IT Services for Communications Service Providers (MESA)

Virtusa today announced that it has been positioned by Gartner in the Visionary quadrant of the 2017 Magic Quadrant for IT Services for Communications Service Providers (CSPs), Wor... More

IBC 2017: Globecast Presents What’s New at IBC (MESA)

Globecast launches its new integrated platform that enables its customers to clip, edit and publish high-quality content instantly across multiple outlets. Customers can create vid... More

IBC 2017: ZOO to Bring Industry’s First Cloud-Based Dubbing Platform to IBC (MESA)

ZOO Digital is delighted to announce that it will launch the entertainment industry’s first cloud-based dubbing platform to a European audience at IBC 2017. ZOOdubs, which po... More

Teradici Launches New ‘All Access’ Plans to Prepare Organizations for the Next Wave of Cloud Computing (MESA)

Teradici today announced its new All Access subscription plans, providing comprehensive PCoIP solutions, which include software, support, resources, and cloud-ready options to help... More

Media Titans Look to Engage Consumers Directly with Bold New Strategies (Variety)

The traditional TV ecosystem of cable and satellite providers offering huge bundles of channels has been slow to respond to the shifts in consumer behavior. But now the largest pro... More

Microsoft Azure Launches Two New Regions in Australia (Tech Crunch)

Microsoft today announced the launch of two new Azure regions in Australia. These two new regions will complement Microsoft’s existing two region on the continent and bring the t... More

You.i TV Appoints CFO (Rapid TV News)

You.i TV has named Rob White as CFO to be responsible for developing and executing the financial and investment strategies that underpin the company, which provides video app devel... More

Cisco Promotes Goeckeler to EVP (MESA)

Cisco has promoted long-time company vet David Goeckeler to EVP of networking and security, giving him responsibility for more than $32 billion of the company's tech business, over... More

Sources: Amazon in Talks to Offer Event Ticketing in U.S. (Reuters)

Amazon.com is seeking to partner with U.S. venue owners to sell event tickets, four sources have told Reuters, a move that could loosen Ticketmaster's powerful grip on the lucrativ... More

FilmTrack Raises Additional $5.5 Million from Insight Venture Partners, Solidifying Market Leadership Position (MESA)

FilmTrack has secured $5.5 million in Series C Funding from Insight Venture Partners. This additional investment will bring the total equity raised to over $40 million, allowing th... More

Testronic Announce CDSA Security Accreditation for All Facilites (Develop)

QA and localisation specialists Testronic are now accredited by the Content Delivery and Security Association. The CDSA accreditation means that the company is one of the only ones... More

Accenture Moves Deeper Into Design and Marketing with its Latest Agency Acquisition (Adweek)

Accenture’s aggressive pivot into the agency world continues unabated. Accenture Interactive, the consulting giant’s marketing subsidiary, announced today it has acquired Calif... More