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Tech Companies Tout Netflix Post Inclusion

For Van Bedient, senior strategic development manager for Adobe, the inclusion of his company’s products in Netflix’s new Post Technology Alliance (PTA) is “a mark of quality... More

Cognizant to Buy Advanced Technology Group

The latest company Cognizant is acquiring this year is Overland Park, Kansas-based Advanced Technology Group (ATG), a privately-held provider of customer and revenue management con... More

IBC 2018: Show Closes with Awards for Innovation, Design

The IBC 2018 International Honor for Excellence was presented to Joan Ganz Cooney, co-founder of Sesame Street. The audience heard that the award was not just for 50 years of inspi... More

MicroStrategy Exec: Company to Mount Major Promotional Push for Version 11

MicroStrategy will back the release of the latest version of its MicroStrategy suite of software with a major marketing blitz, according to company CFO and COO Phong Le. The com... More

Microsoft Touts Benefits of Serverless Computing

Serverless computing provides many benefits for enterprise users, including the removal of distractions around technology issues, according to John Clark, cross-domain solution arc... More

IBC 2018: Fortium Sets Cybersecurity Panel; Veritone’s aiWARE Center Stage

At this week’s IBC Show, Fortium will host the Sept. 13 panel “Risk, Resilience and Reputation: Being Cyber Secure Across Your Entire Organization,” as part of the show’s C... More

Digimarc CFO: Company’s ‘Priorities’ for Second Half Include Boosting Barcode Bookings

Topping the list of Digimarc’s “priorities” for the back half of 2018 is working to expand deployment of Digimarc Barcode across more customers, according to Charles Beck, th... More

IBC 2018: VDMS to Unveil New Time Control Feature for Smartplay

Mary Kay Evans, chief marketing officer for Verizon Digital Media Services (VDMS), spoke with the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) about what a new Time Control featu... More

Wipro Scores $1.5 Billion Deal with Alight Solutions

IT, consulting and business process services company Wipro has landed a 10-year deal with Illinois-based benefits administration and cloud-based HR and financial solutions company ... More

ZOO Digital Opens Localization Facility in Dubai

Localization services provider ZOO Digital has opened a new facility in Dubai, extending the company’s dubbing, subtitling and media services offerings off its cloud-based platfo... More

RSG Media, LTI Announce Strategic Alliance

RSG Media has announced a new partnership with global technology consulting and digital solutions company Larsen & Toubro Infotech (LTI), with LTI implementing and supporting RSG M... More

MicroStrategy, Forrester: Companies Must Shift from Being Data-Driven to Insight-Driven

It is crucial for enterprises today to shift their organizations from being data-driven to being insight-driven, according to executives from MicroStrategy and Forrester Research. ... More

Veritone CEO: Integration Underway with Wazee Digital

Veritone has already started to integrate its business with Wazee Digital, the Denver provider of cloud-native video management and licensing services that enable rights holders to... More

OpenText’s Expanded Offerings for Legal Market Include New Cloud Application

OpenText unveiled a new cloud application for the legal technology sector, along with a new suite of products offering what the company said Aug. 20 are “strategic integrations... More

IBM Cloud Continues European Expansion with New Deal

IBM Cloud’s European expansion has taken another leap forward, this time via a deal with growing Slovakia-based insurance company NOVIS, IBM announced. NOVIS adopted IBM Cloud... More

MPAA Updates Content Security Best Practices to Align With Trusted Partner Network

As part of its dynamic improvement efforts, the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) has announced the first update of its Content Security Best Practices since the formati... More

Irdeto: Dark Web Home to Stolen OTT Login Details

Piracy continues to be a significant problem for media and entertainment (M&E) companies, as well as consumers, around the world, according to an Irdeto Global Consumer Piracy Thre... More

Veritone Eyes New aiWARE Growth Opportunities

Veritone continues to see growth opportunities for its aiWARE artificial intelligence (AI) operating system among existing media customers and clients in new business sectors inclu... More

Smart Content Keynoter: Blockchain Can Empower Artists

Content creators face all sorts of challenges today, including a loss of control over their IP, a lack of a sustained income stream, little transparency in the financial reporting ... More

Microsoft’s Wahl: Video AI Isn’t ‘Pie in the Sky’

Martin Wahl, principal program manager of cloud, AI and cognitive services for Microsoft, shared some daunting figures July 24 during a presentation at the Smart Content Summit Eas... More