Content Protection Summit: Anti-Piracy Expert Provides ‘Secret Sauce’ on Jailing Pirates

Cracking down on piracy can be challenging for media and entertainment (M&E) companies, but it must be done to protect content and success is possible — even in China, accord... More

TiVo CFO: Company Upbeat About New Opportunities in Evolving TV Market

TiVo likes its position in today’s rapidly evolving TV and video content market and continues to see several opportunities, according to its CFO, Peter Halt. “TiVo isn’t t... More

Amazon Web Services Expands AI, Machine Learning, IoT Initiatives

Amazon Web Services (AWS) expanded its artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML) and Internet of Things (IoT) initiatives Nov. 29 as company executives revealed a variety... More

Vast Media Smart Screen Round-Up: Discovery Endangered Species VR, BET Web Series

Here’s a run-down of recent second screen-related entertainment items, via Berlin-based research and consulting company Vast Media. • On Nov. 21, BET Digital, the online-fir... More

Paramount Jumps on Augmented Reality Bandwagon

After multiple virtual reality (VR) initiatives, Paramount is now giving augmented reality (AR) a try, with a free AR app for iOS users to coincide with the release of the Paramoun... More

M&E Journal: Why the Holy *&^% Do You Need PR?

By Bob Gold, Founder, President & CEO, Bob Gold & Associates - Did I get your attention with the censored title? Turns out book publishers lately add all kinds of rude words to... More

Adobe Touts New Lightroom, Spark Features at Pepcom New Technology Showcase

NEW YORK – Adobe used Pepcom’s new technology showcase for media Nov. 16 to spotlight new Lightroom and Adobe Spark features. With Adobe Spark, the company highlighted the n... More

Nagra Study: Different TV Viewers Have Different Needs

A new study from content protection and multiscreen TV solutions company Nagra and U.K.-based TV industry research firm Ampere Analysis offers up both good and bad news for operato... More

PwC: The Content Discovery Challenge is Real

More than half of consumers (55%) are looking for a new TV show or movie to watch at least once per week, 83% are looking a few times each month, and nearly two thirds are struggli... More

Disney-Branded Streaming Service to be ‘Substantially’ Cheaper than Netflix, Iger Says

The Disney-branded direct-to-consumer streaming service planned for 2019 will be priced “substantially below” what Netflix charges for its current streaming service, according ... More

M&E Journal: Clear the Hurdles to Descriptive Metadata

By Corinne Whitney, Director of Content Services, Crawford Media Services Most content owners have recognized the need for descriptive metadata. Taking the first steps toward wr... More

Vast Media Smart Screen Round-Up: Hulu Halloween VR, ‘Stranger Things’ Promotions

Here’s a run-down of recent second screen-related entertainment items, via Berlin-based research and consulting company Vast Media. • For Halloween, Hulu debuted the new pro... More