SAP Touts European HR Partnerships

SAP June 18 used its SuccessConnect event in Berlin to share several success stories with European companies that have tapped SAP to draw and retain top digitally-focused talent. SAP SuccessFactors offers cloud-based HR management software solutions, using a software-as-a-serv... More

M&E Day Keynotes to Address Power of Blockchain, Social Media

The keynote addresses have been set for the July 24 Media & Entertainment Day at the Microsoft Conference Center in New York, an event that covers three programs (Smart Content, Content Protection, and Entertainment Production in the Cloud) providing M&E technology teams valuable... More

Adobe CEO: Magento Purchase Expands Market Opportunity

Adobe’s recent $1.68 billion purchase of e-commerce company Magento stands to give Adobe a boost on multiple fronts, starting with the ability to “seamlessly integrate” commerce into Adobe Experience Cloud, according to Shantanu Narayen, Adobe CEO and president. “We be... More

MCF Media: New Solutions for Content Localization

It was a pooling of resources between three companies that resulted in today’s MCF Media Solutions. A few years ago, Westlake, Ohio-based MCF Tech Solutions teamed up with Los Angeles-based Von Johnson & Associates (VJA) to pitch an idea to a major studio: connect production... More

Salesforce CFO: Company Has Two Ways to Monetize Einstein AI Now, More Options to Follow

There are “two ways to monetize” for Salesforce with the Salesforce Einstein artificial intelligence (AI) platform today, but there is “obviously lots of optionality in the future,” according to Mark Hawkins, company CFO and president. With Einstein, “the first thing... More

Dolby CEO: European Cinema Market Expansion Presents ‘Major Opportunity’

The European expansion of Dolby Cinema that was announced by Dolby June 13 presents a “major opportunity” for the company, according to Kevin Yeaman, its CEO and president. Since being introduced in 2015, Dolby Cinema, has been expanding globally and is now “getting some go... More

E3 2018: Sony Touts New PS4 Games, Including Several Featuring VR

Sony used its PlayStation (PS) E3 Showcase event June 12 in Los Angeles to tout key new game releases that include several titles featuring virtual reality (VR) as the company looks to strengthen the catalog of PS4 console games available for its PS VR headset. The first stan... More

Smart Consumer Experience Strategies Driving Service Provider CPE Requirements

By Mercedes Pastor, President of Global Customer Premises Equipment, Technicolor Connected Home - As consumers seek new ways to access media and entertainment experiences, network service providers must manage a new array of options available to subscribers of video services... More

A Single Source of Truth: Rights Management in the Age of Digitalization

By Michael McGuire, Chief Revenue Officer, FilmTrack- Over the past decade, the M&E ecosystem has been completely redefined. Advances in technology have completely changed the game, allowing consumers to access content faster and easier than ever before. Likewise, the shif... More

E3 2018: Microsoft Gaming Cloud Team Developing Multi-Device Streaming Service

Microsoft used its E3 news briefing, June 10 in Los Angeles, to disclose that its new Gaming Cloud Team is developing a game streaming service that Phil Spencer, EVP and head of gaming at Microsoft, said will enable “console-quality gaming on any device.” That, in other w... More