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Piracy, Cybersecurity Topics Slated for Content Protection Summit

During the July 24 Media & Entertainment Day at the Microsoft Conference Center in New York, studios, piracy experts and industry groups will all be featured presenters during the ... More

M&E Journal: The Evolution of Entertainment Business Models

By Bradley Soroca, CMO, Deluxe - It is no secret the media and entertainment marketplace finds itself in the midst of the most tumultuous time in its history. Headlines blare of... More

MESA, MarkLogic Webinar to Examine Sony’s Smart Content Work

When the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) and MarkLogic host the July 18 webinar “Smart Content Connecting the Data Behind the Hits with Sony Pictures,” Matt Turn... More

Trusted Partner Network Discussed July 24 at NYC M&E Day

On July 24 at the Media & Entertainment Day, two of the heads of the new, industrywide Trusted Partner Network (TPN) initiative will share details about the program for the fir... More

Four Reasons Why Studios are Moving to the Cloud

By Ziad Lammam, VP Product Management and Marketing, Teradici - As consumers become more accustomed to the instantaneous delivery of content, the cloud will evolve into a missi... More

Veritone’s aiWARE to Integrate Third-Party Structured Data Sources

Artificial intelligence specialist Veritone announced that aiWARE, its operating system for artificial intelligence, now offers enterprises and other agencies the opportunity to le... More

IBM Cloud Touts Latest European Partnerships

IBM Cloud July 3 announced it’s added six new European companies to its client list, with an  Italian multimedia publishing company and an electronics distributor among those lo... More

Ooyala to Showcase VR 360, HEVC Streaming Solutions at July 24 M&E Day

Ooyala has unveiled a suite of new capabilities for its Flex Media platform, including the ability to stream virtual reality (VR) 360 and HEVC content, along with new audio and adv... More

MESA, MarkLogic to Host Smart Content Webinar with Sony July 18

The Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) and MarkLogic will host a unique webinar July 18, exploring how bringing together the data (including the operational and enterpr... More

IBM Gives a Boost to Cloud-Native Capabilities

IBM has announced that its IBM Cloud Private application platform will now be made available to run on the company's enterprise Cloud Managed Services (CMS), enabling CMS customers... More

Google Exec: Pure Cloud-Native Solution Helps Mitigate Security Risks

A “pure-cloud native” data storage solution can help mitigate the many security risks that companies increasingly face today, according to Reena Nadkarni, head of product manag... More

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. ... 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

Cognizant: M&E is Nearing the ‘End of Digital’s Beginning’

A new white paper from IT consulting firm Cognizant looks at the new digital economics of the media and entertainment industry, as well as the ways in which leadership and strategy... More

Box CFO: Progressly Purchase to Help ‘Accelerate’ Workflow Offerings

Box’s recent acquisition of Redwood City, California startup Progressly was designed to help “accelerate” the company’s automated workflow solutions, according to Dylan Smi... 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

Box CEO: Q1 Saw Strong AI Demand

Box saw strong demand for its Box Skills artificial intelligence (AI) framework and continued to “make great progress” on its “two major objectives” in the first quarter (e... More

Salesforce CEO: U.S. Needs National Privacy Law

The Salesforce Einstein artificial intelligence (AI) platform continued to make strides in Salesforce’s first quarter (ended April 30) and the growing presence of AI is making it... More

Accelerated Ingest to Cloud Services

By Megan Cater, Senior Manager Digital Content at Signiant - We are in an era of data inundation. According to a report by IDC, by 2020 there will be as many digital bits in ex... More