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NAB 2018: ZOO Digital Adds Facial Recognition to Content Security Mix (Rapid TV News)

ZOO Digital is to debut a video content security feature that incorporates machine learning and facial recognition. The feature will address a major security risk by automatical... More

NAGRA, MTM Gear Up for ‘Pay-TV Innovation Forum’ (SCN)

Starting this month and running through September, content protection and multiscreen TV solutions firm NAGRA and research firm MTM will produce their third annual “Pay-TV Innova... More

Adobe Survey: What Matters the Most for Data Management Platform Users (Forbes)

A data management platform (DMP) is a system that makes it easier to organize and activate large data sets. And DMPs are necessary for organizations to leverage data in order to ga... More

SAP’s Design Chief Explains How to Scale Design Across Organizations (Fortune)

How can new design strategies be scaled across an entire organization? The answer involves a internal transformation of company culture as well as an external shift in client relat... More

SAS COO Reflects on Staying Power of Analytics (Forbes)

As data volumes grow for companies, the need for short response times and self-service access to big data and analytics has increased. To address this need, SAS built-in memory ana... More

PwC Testing a Blockchain Analytics Tool for Tracking the Global Footprint of ICO Tokens (SCMP)

PwC is testing a blockchain analytics tool to help trace digital tokens after their launch, helping companies to guard against the risk their tokens will be misused as a medium for... More

Spotify Launches Tool for Crowdsourcing Song, Album Data (Billboard)

Music streaming has a vexing data problem, but Spotify believes it has a way to help fill in some of those info gaps across its 30 million songs. On Monday, the company released a ... More

A Look at the Future of 5G-Powered Smart Cities (Adweek)

What will cities of the near future look like when buildings, cars, people and a whole slew of other things can communicate with each other? Earlier this month, tech companies a... More

The Rise of the Connected Customer (Raconteur)

This is the age of the connected customer, with customer expectations increasing exponentially because of their constant electronic interaction with suppliers, contacts and various... More

Good Data Governance in the Platform Age (CMS Wire)

As more businesses turn to cloud platforms on which to build their content applications, especially as platform ecosystems evolve to encompass the best machine learning and artific... More

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Data: The New AI Supply Chain (Forbes)

Supply chains are hugely important in our world of physical goods. Companies invest a lot of money and effort to continually optimize and improve them, and that’s not likely to e... More

Google Taps TiVo Music Metadata for YouTube, Google Play (SCN)

Google announced March 7 it’s partnered with TiVo Music Metadata to provide select artist metadata and artist images for several services, including YouTube Red, YouTube Music an... More

Teradata Unlocks IoT Value for Smart Cities with Cisco Integration (SCN)

Teradata announced it is working with Cisco on a digital transformation solution with a focus on smart cities and communities. Combining the merits of Cisco's IoT platform, Cisco K... More

Google Cloud in Genomics Partnership with WuXi NextCODE (SCN)

WuXi NextCODE, the emerging global standard platform for genomic data, today announced a partnership with Google Cloud that aims to deliver comprehensive genomics capabilities to p... More

Amazon’s Battle to Bring Conversational AI Into Your Home (Wired)

The quest for conversational AI has pitted Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, and Microsoft in a battle for two vital resources. The first is finite: top-shelf PhDs in computer scien... More

Adobe Advertising Cloud Brings Sensei Power to Search Advertising (SCN)

Adobe today introduced new Adobe Advertising Cloud Search with easy-to-use workflows, unique data access and artificial intelligence (AI). Part of Adobe Experience Cloud, the offer... More

Broadpeak Integrates NAGRA NexGuard Watermarking to Combat Video Streaming Piracy (SCN)

Broadpeak announced the integration of NAGRA NexGuard watermarking on Broadpeak's BkS400 caching server to protect live and VOD content on every screen, providing a session-based w... More

Your Data is Crucial to a Robotic Age. Shouldn’t You Be Paid for It? (NY Times)

Should Facebook pay us for our puppy pictures? Of course, the idea sounds crazy. Posting puppies on Facebook is not a chore. We love it: Facebook’s 1.4 billion daily users spend ... More

Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain: 3 Major Benefits of Combining These Two Mega-Trends (Forbes)

2. Blockchain can help us track, understand and explain decisions made by AI - Decisions made by AIs can sometimes be hard for humans to understand. This is because they are capabl... More