All posts by Chris Tribbey

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, Co... More

NSS Labs Announces Plans for 2018 Web Browser Security Report (CDSA)

Cybersecurity guidance firm NSS Labs announced June 13 it’s developing the next iteration of its Web Browser Security Comparative Test, with results expected out by the end of th... 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... More

Vast Media Smart Screen Round-Up: YouTube Calls for Presenters, FIFA Original Series

Here’s a run-down of recent second screen-related entertainment items, via Berlin-based research and consulting company Vast Media. • For an opportunity to produce their own... More

Expert System, Decipher Technology Studios Join Forces (HITS)

Expert System has partnered with Decipher Technology Studios, which offers service mesh platforms that enables secure big data processing, have announced an agreement to jointly pr... More

Duff & Phelps Starts New Business Following Kroll Acquisition (CDSA)

Global advisory company Duff & Phelps has created a new business unit, following the acquisition of cybersecurity firm Kroll, one that combines Duff & Phelps’ work in disputes an... More

Expert System, Decipher Technology Studios Join Forces

Semantic technology provider Expert System USA has partnered with Decipher Technology Studios, which offers service mesh platforms that enables secure big data processing, have ann... More

SAP Teams with Accenture, Others on S/4HANA Cloud Adoption

SAP has announced it will work with Accenture, Capgemini and Deloitte to accelerate adoption of SAP S/4HANA Cloud in numerous industries, with the companies looking to develop solu... More

MESA’s Latest ‘M&E Journal’ Edition Goes Live

The 2018 spring-summer edition of the “M&E Journal,” published by the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA), and geared toward senior media and entertainment e... More

Amazon to Join the Blockchain-as-a-Service Provider List (Smartereum)

Amazon has joined the list of tech firms that offer blockchain as a service for companies that want to take advantage of the technology without the risk and expenses associated wit... More

IBM Watson Media, Fox Sports Add AI to World Cup Coverage

For this month’s 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, Fox Sports has partnered with IBM Watson Media to add an artificial intelligence layer to the broadcaster’s coverage of the even... More

Vast Media Smart Screen Round-Up: Royal Wedding Firsts, a Chatbot for ‘Drag Race’

Here’s a run-down of recent second screen-related entertainment items, via Berlin-based research and consulting company Vast Media. • For the premiere of the 10thseason of ... More

Casting Networks Co-CEOs Talk Unique Set of Talent Solutions

There’s more original content being made today than ever before, and along with all these new productions come new challenges in casting. That’s where Los Angeles-based Cast... More

HITS Spring: Avid Architect Examines Evolution of Collaborative Tools

The evolution of collaborative editing tools has been swift in recent years, with workflows heading to the cloud, and the growing need for remote access, better search capabilities... More

HITS Spring: SAS Shares M&E Machine Learning Use Cases

For media and entertainment companies, digging through the sheer amount of data available to make better business decisions can be a daunting task. At the May 17 HITS Spring: T... More

HITS Spring: MicroStrategy Touts Analytics Gains

The challenges confronting media and entertainment companies today when it comes to data can be daunting. Disparate data sources that need to be sliced eight different ways for... More

HITS Spring: Dow Jones Looks to Expert System to Offer Better Insights (HITS)

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — David Arnold, director of product strategy for Dow Jones, has overseen the evolution of the company’s Dow Jones’ Professional Information Business se... More

HITS Spring: IBM Security Lead Stresses Preparedness (HITS)

Recently, Doug Lhotka, executive cybersecurity architect for IBM Security, sat down for a meal with a dozen CISOs, and picked their brains about what the biggest threat to their or... More

HITS Spring: IBM Security Lead Stresses Preparedness

Recently, Doug Lhotka, executive cybersecurity architect for IBM Security, sat down for a meal with a dozen CISOs, and picked their brains about what the biggest threat to their or... More

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