All posts by Chris Tribbey

ThinkAnalytics Brings Back Schiavinato as SVP, Adds Bossard as Director (MESA)

Personalized content discovery firm ThinkAnalytics has brought back former SVP of marketing and business development for Latin America Rick Schiavinato as its SVP of sales and busi... More

LiveTiles: Bots Should Reduce the Workload, Not Displace It

AI is a relatively recent workplace introduction, and finding practical insights on how to implement it into your company is hard to come by. For Dennis Helms, innovation and ex... More

RSG Media: M&E Can Pioneer a New Era of Disruption

The first supercomputers came around in the 1950s, with the purpose of forecasting the weather. A decade later, supercomputers we’re being used for the first of nearly 60 mission... More

Microsoft, LiveTiles Team Up On AI Cybersecurity Solution

Intelligent workplace specialists LiveTiles announced Aug. 9 that its AI cybersecurity solution — launched in June 2019 — is now being offered directly in 39 countries, via par... More

Adobe Debuts ‘Speed’ Feature for Premiere Rush

Premiere Rush, Adobe’s all-in-one video editing software for online video creators, is getting a new feature today: Speed, a much-requested addition from users that allows Premie... More

M&E Day Keynote: Protect the Most Important Asset … Yourself

Accepting a ride from a non-licensed car service, being followed off an elevator, getting flagged down by a stranger who says you have a flat tire, oversharing with a fellow airlin... More

FilmTrack CEO: Synergies Abound with City National Acquisition

Jason Kassin, co-founder and CEO of IP rights management firm FilmTrack, spoke at length with the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) about his company being acquired by... More

NCC Group Launches Self-Service Cloud Compliance Platform (CDSA)

NCC Group has debuted "Scout," a new client self-service platform for public cloud configuration checking. The agnostic tool allows companies to monitor configuration of their AWS,... More

City National Bank Acquires FilmTrack

Studio City, Calif.-based IP rights management specialist FilmTrack has been acquired by Los Angeles-based City National Bank, the companies announced Aug. 6. Financial terms of th... More

NAGRA: Industry Approaching ‘Peak Investment’ in Content

Despite standalone OTT services seeing continued subscriber growth — and while traditional pay TV operators continue seeing the exact opposite — many media and entertainment ex... More

Counter-Terrorism Analyst Offers Cyberthreat Insights to M&E Day Crowd

When Roger Cressey, a go-to counter-terrorism analyst for NBC and former advisor to President Obama, looks at the state of cybersecurity in media and entertainment, he sees a good ... More

EY Americas Ups Two (MESA)

Assurance and advisory services firm Ernst & Young (EY) Aug. 5 announced two new appointments for the Americas, naming Jay Persaud as U.S. vice chair of risk management and John L.... More

Sony Pictures Finds New Life For Catalog Using Time-Based Metadata

In the past, creating data around content was a challenge for studios. Redundancies, missed opportunities, and the costs associated with manual processes were all standing in the w... More

ThinkAnalytics: Metadata is Currency in the ‘New Hollywood’

Media and entertainment companies know it’s a competitive world out there today, but on July 25, Gabriel Berger, CEO of personalized recommendations specialist ThinkAnalytics, of... More

Microsoft Azure: IoT Adoption Hinges on Skills, Security

A new report via Microsoft Azure, interviewing more than 3,000 Internet of Things (IoT) decision-makers in enterprise organizations, found that respondents believe 30% of their com... More

Wasabi Nabs Render Services Deal With Scalar Studio

Cloud storage firm Wasabi has announced a reseller partnership with Toronto-based IT solutions provider Scaler, a deal that will see Wasabi’s storage solution integrated into Sca... More

TiVo Scores IPTV Win With Midco

TiVo July 29 announced cable provider Midco has tapped its Next-Gen Platform to transition to IPTV by deploying TiVo’s IPTV suite of solutions, covering IPVOD, IP Linear, Restart... More

SoftServe Opens IoT Lab in Ukraine (HITS)

Digital consulting specialist SoftServe has announced the opening of a new Internet of Things (IoT) lab located at Lviv Polytechnic National University in Lviv, Ukraine, enabling s... More

Expert System Adds MovieLabs Creative Works Ontology to AI Platform

Artificial intelligence firm Expert System has a new feature to its Cogito AI platform, one powered by the Creative Works Ontology developed by MovieLabs, the nonprofit research an... More

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