Business

How AWS is Helping in the Global Pandemic Response (ZDNet)

AWS customers are using a range of cloud technologies to increase the pace of innovation, accelerate development timelines and help improve outcomes during the COVID-19 pandemic.... More

Salesforce COO Bret Taylor on Getting Back to the Tower, Succession and COVID-19 Opportunities (Protocol)

"Helping our customers reopen and our own reopening, it's in the context of probably more business complexity than I think any of us have experienced."... More

Docker Partners With AWS to Improve Container Workflows (TechCrunch)

Docker and AWS announced a new collaboration that introduces a deep integration between Docker’s Compose and Desktop developer tools and AWS’s Elastic Container Service (ECS) a... More

Whip Media Group, BB Partner on Streaming Service Data (MESA)

Whip Media Group has partnered up with Buenos Aires-based media intelligence and content distribution researcher Business Bureau (BB), to provide real-time streaming availability d... More

Kassan Joins Board of Whip Media Group (B&C)

Whip Media Group said that it has added MediaLink founder and CEO Michael Kassan to its board of directors. Kassan, who sold his company to Ascential plc in 2017, consults and coun... More

Nielsen-Gracenote Strengthens Sports Businesses with Product Leadership Hire (MESA)

Nielsen-Gracenote has strengthened its sports businesses by appointing David Faulknor to the key role of SVP, product management. Tapping nearly 20 years of product leadership expe... More

Eurofins Digital Testing Boosts Cybersecurity Portfolio with Commissum Acquisition (CDSA)

Quality assurance and testing services specialist Eurofins Digital Testing has acquired Edinburgh-based security testing and consultancy firm Commissum, adding to Eurofins’ Europ... More

Salesforce Names Seattle-Area Exec to Unusual C-Suite Role (GeekWire)

Salesforce, the San Francisco-based cloud company known for its flagship customer relationship management software, has created a new C-suite role: chief availability officer. And ... More

The Future of Work is Hybrid: Work From Home and the Workplace (ZDNet)

Salesforce​ surveyed over 3,500 consumers worldwide to gain a pulse check on how workers view the prospect of returning to the next normal. As businesses, governments, and cities... More

Make a Wish: What Would You Like AI to Solve for You? (PFT Blog)

AI – The world is talking about the promise it holds. Everyone wants it. Everyone thinks it is the future. But there is a common disbelief in the M&E industry about its ability T... More

Deluxe Acquired by Platinum Equity (THR)

Deluxe Entertainment Services — sans its creative businesses including post-production houses Company 3 and EFILM — has been acquired by Platinum Equity, which has brought Cyri... More

LiveTiles Recognized as a Top Intranet Leader (MESA)

LiveTiles has been named a Strong Performer by leading independent analyst firm Forrester Research in its The Forrester Wave: Intranet Platforms, Q2 2020 report. LiveTiles received... More

Analyst: Media Economy May be ‘Back to Normal’ in 2021 (MCN)

Television advertising could “see a quick recovery” - especially in the spot market - “if the economic recovery is V-shaped,” Wells Fargo Securities analyst Davis Hebert sa... More

How 5G, Wi-Fi 6 Will Spearhead the Future of Remote Work (Tech Republic)

Telecommuting is here to stay, and advanced connectivity will be the guiding light.... More

Synamedia Appoints Deepak Bhatia as General Manager, India (MESA)

Synamedia announced that it has appointed Deepak Bhatia as General Manager and Head of Sales, India. Deepak will drive Synamedia’s business in India with responsibility for the c... More

SAP Connects Software With Learning to Help Customers Navigate the Pandemic (MESA)

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many existing supply chains have been disrupted for a variety of reasons, including business closures and limited production capabilities. SAP Ariba S... More

SAP CEO Outlines New Directions (CIO)

There was one clear lesson for customers in SAP CEO Christian Klein’s opening keynote at Sapphire Now, the company’s annual conference: When you’re moving critical processes ... More

Hollywood Lobbies Congress for Insurance Backstop (ScreenDaily)

The Motion Picture Association, Independent Film & Television Alliance and the major Hollywood labor groups have appealed to Congress to help resolve the looming insurance crisis a... More

Benioff: The Future of Work is a ‘Work Anywhere, Live Anywhere Environment’ That’s All Digital (YF)

Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff said on Friday that employees will adapt to a future that’s increasingly digital, as the COVID-19 pandemic shifts the dynamic between companies and th... More

ING Direct Chooses Expert System’s Natural Language Understanding AI to Augment Robotic Process Automation (MESA)

Expert System announced that ING has chosen to extend AI-based automation benefits across the organization and improve back office operations. Expert System’s Natural Language Un... More