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MESA Holiday Publishing Schedule

Just a reminder that we will not be publishing the M&E Daily e-newsletter on Thursday or Friday. Happy Thanksgiving, and have a very nice holiday weekend!... More

Microsoft, Box Partner on Cloud Content Management, Collaboration (eWeek)

Box Using Azure, an offering that combines the content management capabilities of the business-friendly Box platform with Microsoft cloud storage, is now available. It's not the... More

DXC Technology and Team Penske Renew Partnership (MESA)

Team Penske announced today that it has reached an extension agreement with DXC Technology for the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season. In its first season as a motorsports sponsor ... More

Amazon Web Services’ Computer Vision Gets Real-Time Face Recognition (VentureBeat)

Amazon Web Services announced a series of updates to its Recognition service, which provides machine learning-based computer vision capabilities to cloud customers. The system w... More

HDR Mindshare: As Awareness Grows, So Does Confusion (FierceCable)

When Apple CEO Tim Cook unveiled the company’s latest model of the Apple TV, Cook described HDR as bringing “the magic of the cinema straight to your living room.” High dynam... More

Artificial Intelligence to Provide a Better Holiday Shopping Experience (Forbes)

Linda Currey Post, Oracle: As the holiday gift-giving season approaches, retailers are bracing to meet the expectations of increasingly sophisticated online shoppers. Those consume... More

5 Essential Blockchain Predictions That Will Define 2018 (Forbes)

Blockchain meets the Internet of Things - Though this sounds like a clash of the buzzwords, serious thinking is going into how these technologies could be made to work together to ... More

How Dell EMC is Preparing for GDPR (ComputerWork UK)

IT giant Dell EMC used its recent merger as an excuse to get an early run at GDPR compliance. Speaking at Workday Rising in Barcelona last week, Paul Hogan, senior manager HR da... More

What Will It Take for Apple to Contend with Netflix and Amazon in Video? (Barron’s)

Apple Music is a bit of an also-ran in the world of subscription services, and one industry watcher recently looked at what it would take for that to change. Gene Munster, a for... More

BMW First Brand to Trial Snapchat’s ‘Try-Before-You-Buy’ AR Lens (The Drum)

BMW is the first brand to use Snapchat’s new AR ‘augmented trial’ Lens which lets customers visualise how products look in the real world before purchase. The brand is using ... More

FCC Opens Door to More Consolidation in TV Business (NY Times)

The Federal Communications Commission voted on Thursday to allow a single company to own a newspaper and television and radio stations in the same town, reversing a decades-old rul... More

Featured Jobs: Mediamorph; Hulu; Sony

Director of Engineering — NYC — Mediamorph Business Intelligence Architect — Santa Monica, CA — Hulu Sr. Software Engineer — San Diego — Sony Click here to view all ... More

FCC Reveals Plan to Repeal Net Neutrality Rules (THR)

The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, Ajit Pai, on Tuesday morning unveiled a broad plan to repeal the net neutrality rules previously put in place to create equal... More

Technicolor, Sundance Partner to Accelerate Immersive Media (MESA)

A new partnership between the Sundance Institute's New Frontier Lab initiative and the Technicolor Experience Center (TEC) will connect storytellers and technologists in a collabor... More

Sohonet and Arborfield Studios Join Forces (MESA)

Arborfield Studios, one of the latest and most exciting film studios to debut in the UK in recent years, has joined forces with Sohonet, the global experts in connectivity and medi... More

AMC, Amazon Strike Output Deal (TVB Europe)

Amazon Prime Video and AMC Studios have signed a deal to give the OTT service first-run rights to in-house shows in 28 territories including Australia, Germany, Italy, India, and J... More

DOJ Sues AT&T to Stop Time Warner Merger (The Hill)

The Justice Department on Monday sued AT&T to block its $85 billion merger with Time Warner, court filings show. In a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Washington, federal... More

PwC Promotes Ed Stacey and Appoints Fiona Carpenter (Consultancy.uk)

As clients prepare to meet with changing technological and regulatory landscapes, PwC has expanded its legal and asset management practices. The firm has promoted Ed Stacey to the ... More

Study: Sports Streamers Expect Glitches During Live Games (B&C)

As more sports appear on streaming, fans are throwing a penalty flag. According to a survey conducted by YouGov, 72% said they expect bad service during live games. The Phenix Spor... More

Nearly 70 Million U.S. Households Now Have a Connected-TV Streaming Device (Adweek)

U.S. adults are consuming more media but less live TV each day than ever, while the number of households with a connected-TV device has skyrocketed in the past year to 69.5 million... More