Technology

Verizon Preps Next Major Broadband Upgrade (LightReading)

After years of relying on Gigabit Passive Optical Network (GPON) technology for its high-end fixed broadband service delivery, Verizon is set to push the button on an upgrade to ne... More

How Telcos Will Evolve the World of Television (IA)

Given the obvious synergies, what should these service providers keep in mind as they move into the world of anywhere, anytime TV? In an interview with the BBC, Reed Hastings state... More

HPE Launches New Hyper-Convergence System (ITProPortal)

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has announced a new all-in-one compute, software-defined storage and intelligent virtualisation appliance. This hyper-converged system is produced to hel... More

4 Emerging Technologies that Will Drive Digital Businesses (CIO)

Tasked by their CEOs to use technology to better align the business with shifting customer preferences, CIOs across every industry are leveraging the now-standard social, mobile, a... More

Prime Focus Technologies Equips the World for Digital Next Realities (AV Magazine)

Video: M&E organizations have to become hyper digital to cater to the hyper digital consumers. PFT offers 'Digital Next' solutions for broadcasters, studios and production hous... More

You Can Now Find IBM Watson in Formula One Racing Pits (ZDNet)

IBM and Honda have inked a deal for IBM Watson technology and analytics to be used in the automaker's Formula One (F1) cars and pits to improve performance and racing decisions in ... More

Signiant Sees Increase in Global Adoption of Industry-Leading SaaS Solutions for Third Straight Year (Broadcasting & Cable)

As the popularity of Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions grows apace, Signiant, the market leader in intelligent file movement software, will present the company’s industry-le... More

Box, Okta, Better Integrate for Enterprise Mobility Management (ZDNet)

Okta and Box have expanded their partnership to support secure access across multiple devices and endpoints. The two companies said the are integrating Okta Mobility Management and... More

MSG Networks Deploys Qumulo Data-Aware Scale-Out NAS for MVP Performance (MW)

Qumulo, the leader in data-aware scale-out NAS, today announced that MSG Networks, Inc., broadcaster of eight major New York-area sports teams, has chosen Qumulo Core for better da... More

VR: The Time for Tech Demos is Over (GamesIndustry)

It's going to be quite a few years before VR becomes the mass-market revolution that the hype around the technology at GDC would suggest, but the shape of the early years, at least... More

Verizon Acquires Video Capture Company Volicon (TechCrunch)

Verizon Digital Media Services is announcing the acquisition of Volicon, a company offering video capture and monitoring tools for TV broadcasters. Volicon says its products are us... More

How To Build An IT Dream Team (Forbes)

Making digital transformation possible, today’s IT infrastructure must be flexible, agile, and highly scalable. Effective management and analysis of large and unstructured big da... More

IoT Adoption is Driving the Use of Platform as a Service, says Gartner (Information Age)

The widespread adoption of the Internet of Things(IoT) is driving platform as a service (PaaS) utilisation, according to Gartner. The analyst firm predicts that, by 2020, more than... More

Moonves Endorses Streaming Skinny Bundles (B&C)

CBS CEO Les Moonves called streaming skinny bundles of programming “a great idea whose time has come.” Speaking at the Deutsche Bank 2016 Media, Internet & Telecom Conferen... More

Fail Fast: The Second Ingredient For A Successful Company (Forbes)

James Maysonet, Teradata: Having discussed the first ingredient of alignment in my first installment, I want to turn my attention to the second ingredient: the ability to ‘Fail F... More

New Akamai Tool Aims To Bring Bots Under Control (TechCrunch)

Akamai released a new Bot Manager tool today designed to give companies finely tuned control over Bot traffic on their websites. The numbers vary, but research has shown that about... More

Dolby Plans 100 Theaters In China, Courtesy Of Wanda Cinemas (Deadline)

The exhibition arm of Chinese conglomerate Wanda Group, the Wanda Cinema Line, has opened the door for San Francisco-based Dolby Laboratories to establish their system into 100 the... More

CenturyLink Inks Global Supply Deal With SAP (Light Reading)

CenturyLink, Inc. today announced that it has signed a global premium supplier partnership agreement with SAP to offer premium supplier services for SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud. Thro... More

Technicolor PostWorks Finishes a Dozen Films for Sundance (SHOOT Online)

Technicolor PostWorks New York assisted in the completion of a dozen films screening at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. Projects included a mix of highly anticipated narrativ... More

Technicolor to Collaborate with LG on Ultra HD and HDR (Rapid TV News)

Hot on the heels of announcing a technology tie-in with Philips, Technicolor has revealed plans to collaborate with LG Electronics on next-generation Ultra HD and HDR video product... More