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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

CES 2020: Synamedia Shares Dire Illegal Streaming Stats; Luxoft Debuts New Mobility Tech

LAS VEGAS — To kick off the 2020 edition of CES, video software provider Synamedia shared its findings of a new anti-piracy study, showing more than three million streaming crede... More

Luxoft Partners with Microsoft on Connected Vehicle Solutions

DXC Technology’s Luxoft division announced Jan. 2 that it’s expanding its partnership with Microsoft, working with Microsoft’s Connected Vehicle Platform to more quickly deli... More

CPS 2019: Convergent Risks on Getting Security Right in the Cloud

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — If correctly configured and when relevant best practice standards are followed, cloud workflows create undisputed speed, cost and security benefits — b... More

Gartner Exec Tackles the Key Competencies for Success in WiTH Keynote

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — There are several key competencies that highly successful technology individuals and teams tend to have, according to Erin Griffin, senior executive part... More

CPS 2019: IBM Looks at Non-Traditional Approaches to Cloud Security

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — As media and entertainment organizations increasingly embrace the benefits of open, internet-based communications and cloud services, they’re entering ... More

Latest Cast & Crew Acquisition Could Be Its Biggest Yet

Theatrical payroll provider Checks & Balances. Screenwriting software firm Final Draft. Live events payroll specialist CAPS. In the last four years, production payroll services... More

CPS 2019: IBM, Convergent Risks to Look at State of Cloud Security

Attendees of the Dec. 4 Content Protection Summit (CPS) in Los Angeles will walk away better informed on the industry’s state of cloud security, thanks to a pair of breakout sess... More

CPS 2019: SHIFT, Richey May Technology to Address Security Challenges

Sharing your pre-release content outside of your organization carries risks, but is an unavoidable truth due to many of the workflows that exist today. And from dailies, to work-in... More

Cognizant CFO: Cloud Migration Will Continue to Be ‘Big Opportunity’

As a growing number of companies continue to shift to the cloud, cloud migration services “will continue to be a big opportunity” for Cognizant, according to its CFO, Karen McL... More

Adobe Adds Experience Platform Innovations to Power CXM

Adobe has updated its Adobe Experience Platform, an open and extensible platform for Customer Experience Management (CXM), to include industry-first data governance capabilities, a... More

CPS 2019: Afternoon Keynoter to Offer Proactive Deepfake Ideas

When industry leaders from Hollywood studios, TV networks and the content production community converge on the Sheraton Universal Hotel in Los Angeles Dec. 4 for the 10th annual Co... More

Microsoft Azure, Nokia Partner on AI, IoT Initiatives

Microsoft Azure’s cloud solutions and Nokia’s mission-critical networking expertise are being combined to help both enterprises and communications service providers (CSPs) tack... More

10th Annual CPS Addresses Evolution of Community in Security

Producing content in a secure environment — and protecting that content in an evolving media distribution ecosystem — requires a level of trust in today’s Hollywood. Transpar... More

MarkLogic Webinar to Offer Ideas on Data Governance

It’s no secret that mining value from data is an entertainment industry priority, and knowing where your data comes from — and how to monetize it for every screen — requires ... More

Verizon CFO: Company’s Media Group is ‘Building Momentum’

Verizon saw promising results in the Verizon Media Group during the company’s third quarter (ended Sept. 30), according to company executives. That business division is “bui... More

NAB Show New York 2019: GrayMeta, Microsoft Azure, Sony, Wasabi Tout Latest Products, Services, Strategies

NEW YORK — GrayMeta, Microsoft Azure, Sony and Wasabi were among the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) members that showcased their latest products, services and str... More

WiTH Summit Keynote: Embrace What You Fear

Joze Piranian has dealt with a stutter his entire life. Today he’s a stand-up comedian, an inspirational speaker, and a TEDx presenter. “I hated that I couldn’t say the wo... More

TV Time Acquires Mediamorph, Revamps Into Whip Media Group

Content tracking platform company TV Time has agreed to acquire content value management (CVM) platform operator Mediamorph, the companies announced Oct. 15. TV Time, which is u... More