Comcast Ventures Exec: Blockchain Offers Long-Term Opportunities

NEW YORK — Comcast Ventures is bullish on blockchain because it’s “transformative technology” that stands to be a major disruptive force, but it’s “still super early da... More

Salesforce Exec: ‘Potential is Enormous’ for Machine Learning in CRM

When it comes to machine learning (ML) as it applies to customer relationship management (CRM), we’re still “in the first inning,” but “the potential is enormous,” accord... More

AT&T Becomes Latest Investor in AR Startup Magic Leap

AT&T has become the latest investor in Plantation, Fla.-based technology startup Magic Leap as the companies signed a strategic deal under which the telecom giant will be the exclu... More

OpenText Touts Growth Opportunities, Next-Gen OT2 Platform

OpenText executives, in a presentation to investors during its annual Enterprise World conference in Toronto July 10, highlighted artificial intelligence (AI) and other growth oppo... More

M&E Journal: Preparing for the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation

By Chris Johnson, CEO and Director; Phil Herbert, Director; and Stephanie Iyayi, Director, Convergent Risks - The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into force on Ma... 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

Dish Introduces Google Assistant Integration Across Several Devices

Dish Network has integrated Google Assistant into its Hopper, Hopper Duo, Joey and Wally TV set-top boxes, boosting the number of devices now available that feature Google’s voic... More

SMPTE Publishes Standards for Binding Ad-IDs to Commercials, EIDR Codes to Content

The Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) July 9 announced it has published new standards around binding Ad-IDs to commercials and Entertainment ID Registry (E... 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

Irdeto Sees Massive Illegal Streaming Problem for World Cup

During the group stage of the 2018 World Cup, cybersecurity firm Irdeto detected nearly 5,100 unique illegal streams over the internet, with games featuring Brazil accounting for m... More

Google, BBC Upbeat on VR, Despite Challenges

NEW YORK — Google and BBC are upbeat about the possibilities of virtual reality (VR) despite lingering challenges that the technology still faces in reaching a mass audience, acc... 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