Microsoft Q2 Results Helped by Continued Azure Momentum

Continued Azure innovation and business momentum played a key role in the strong results that Microsoft reported Jan. 29 for its second quarter (ended Dec. 31). Revenue in Micro... More

Premiere Digital Acquires Inflight Entertainment Specialist CMI Media

Media services, distribution and tech solutions firm Premiere Digital has acquired Stamford, Conn.-based CMI Media Management (CMI), a localization vendor that acts as a preferred ... More

Verizon Media to Power Super Bowl

Verizon has invested more than $80 million dollars to enhance its network to support the Super Bowl this year, all permanent network enhancements that will benefit Miami residents ... More

BeBop, Teradici Tackle the Ins and Outs of Cloud and Remote Editing

Remote editing and cloud editing are what all media companies want to be able to do thanks to all the flexibility they provide and, in the 2020s, everyone will need that flexibilit... More

Smart Hollywood Summit Returns to L.A. March 4

What started years ago as Metadata Madness — a gathering of metadata specialists in the industry — and evolved into the Smart Content Summit — looking at industry application... More

CES 2020: LG, Microsoft Azure Partner on B2B Innovations

LAS VEGAS — To close out the 2020 edition of CES, LG Electronics announced it is partnering with Microsoft to build its automotive infotainment systems, management systems and ot... More

Entertainment Partners Acquires SyncOnSet

Payroll specialist Entertainment Partners (EP) announced Jan. 13 that it has acquired SyncOnSet Technologies and its Emmy-winning collaboration and productivity tools for the enter... More

AWS Machine Learning, Analytics Tapped by Bundesliga

German soccer league Bundesliga is now looking to Amazon Web Services (AWS) and its machine learning and analytics, to both improve personalized fan experiences and deliver new ga... More

CES 2020: Verizon Media Talks Multi-CDN Advantages; Technicolor Lands New Security Certifications

LAS VEGAS — In mid-September, Verizon Media shared that its streaming platform was being made available on Microsoft Azure, offering access to a wide range of Azure capabilities ... More

CES 2020: Salesforce Looks to Consumer-First Tech Approach; EY M&E Survey Points to Industry Evolution

LAS VEGAS — At CES, Salesforce chairman and co-CEO Marc Benioff took the stage for a panel discussion to look at the changing needs of CEOs in technology and the importance of a ... More

CES 2020: Irdeto Announces New Partnership; Dolby Debuts Vision IQ

LAS VEGAS — Digital platform security specialist Irdeto used CES to announce that the governing body of football in South America, CONMEBOL, has tapped it to protect its brand an... More

CES 2020: Gracenote Helps Bridge Linear-Digital TV Ad Gap; TiVo Unveils HDMI Streamer

LAS VEGAS — With the help of Gracenote’s metadata and automatic content recognition technologies, company parent Nielsen has unveiled a new addressable TV advertising platform,... More