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NAB 2019: A Deep Dive into ‘Deep Fakes’

LAS VEGAS — Film and TV companies are now facing a new era in which “deep fake” images can fool almost anybody, so content owners must take precautions to protect their brand... More

immixGroup Announces Exclusive Relationship with ORock Technologies (HITS)

immixGroup announced an agreement with ORock Technologies to distribute the ORock Technologies Federal Application Authorization Services solution to independent software vendors a... More

EIDR, ISAN-IA Announce Joint Registration Service (MESA)

The Entertainment ID Registry Association (EIDR) and the International Standard Audiovisual Number International Agency (ISAN-IA) launched a dual registration service April 16, a r... More

NAB 2019: 4K 4Charity Races Past $1 Million Mark (MESA)

Elemental Technologies announced the 4K 4Charity Fun Run held at the 2019 NAB Show raised more than $68,000 for Girls Who Code, a national non-profit organization working to close ... More

Akamai Spotlighted as a Great Places to Work in the Greater Washington D.C. Area (MESA)

Akamai has been named as one of Washingtonian's 50 Great Places to Work. This year's 50 winning workplaces were chosen on the basis of such measures as: generous pay and benefits, ... More

NAB 2019: Veritone Attribute Wins Product of the Year Award (MESA)

Veritone announced that its Veritone Attribute application, a near real-time media attribution solution, received a Product of the Year Award in the Best New Radio Technology categ... More

SAP Teams Up With Dimensys to Build SAP CPM Training Curriculum (Consultancy)

To support the roll-out of SAP Commercial Project Management, the ERP-giant and Dutch consulting firm Dimensys have developed a training curriculum. The new training made its debut... More

ThinkAnalytics Beefs Up Sales Management Team (Rapid TV News)

Content discovery solution provider ThinkAnalytics has announced the return of Chris Tooke to the management team as senior vice president for new business sales, Europe and Asia.... More

Salesforce ‘Acquires’ Salesforce.org for $300M in a Wider Refocus on the Nonprofit Sector (TechCrunch)

Salesforce yesterday announced a move to reposition how it provides software to and works with nonprofits like educational institutions and charities: the company announced that it... More

Deluxe’s Andy Shenkler Talks Media Supply Chain, Cloud Technology (Digital TV Europe)

Andy Shenkler, chief product officer at Deluxe, talks about disruption of the media supply chain, and the use of cloud technology, automation and open software to meet the challeng... More

Google Cloud’s New CEO on Gaining Customers, Startups, Supporting Open Source (TechCrunch)

After Thomas Kurian, Google Cloud’s recently minted CEO, joined the company, he took hundreds of meetings to learn what the company’s prospective and current customers were loo... More

Europe Looks to Remold Internet With New Copyright Rules (FBN)

The European Union has approved a copyright overhaul that aims to give more protection to artists and news organizations but which critics say will stifle freedom of speech and onl... More

Martin Drummond Joins Alvarez & Marsal From Grant Thornton (Consultancy.uk)

Global professional services firm Alvarez & Marsal, has strengthened its Valuation Services offering in the UK with the appointment of Martin Drummond, who joins as a Managing Dire... More

Avid, Bannister Lake Enter Into Sales, Distribution Agreement (MESA)

Bannister Lake announced it has entered into a joint sales, marketing, and distribution agreement with Avid. Avid will serve as a non-exclusive distributor of Bannister Lake's Cham... More

White House to Unveil Latest 5G Push, Rural Broadband Initiative (The Verge)

President Trump and Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai are expected to announce the administration’s latest plans to ensure US leadership in 5G and expand high-s... More

TiVo Adds Two New Members to Its Board of Directors (MESA)

TiVo announced the election of Laura Durr and Loria Yeadon to its Board of Directors, effective as of April 10, 2019. The new appointments expand the size of the board from seven t... More

SoftServe Achieves Internet of Things Partner Specialization with Google Cloud (MESA)

SoftServe announced it achieved the Internet of Things Partner Specialization in the Google Cloud Partner Program. By earning the Specialization, SoftServe has proven its expertise... More

SAP to Select Startups for Accelerator Program in Singapore (Tech in Asia)

SAP has started the selection process for the first batch of participants in its SAP.iO Foundry Singapore, an initiative aimed at helping early-stage Southeast Asian startups focus... More

Why Brands are Turning to Amazon Prime Video to Distribute Their Own Content (The Drum)

Amazon’s Prime Video Direct was initially set up as a self-serve platform to let production companies upload videos to sit alongside Amazon’s own TV shows and movies. Two years... More

A Year After Zuckerberg’s Testimony, Advertisers are Still Addicted to Facebook (CNBC)

Facebook has had plenty of hot-water moments in the year since its CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified before Congress on the platform’s data and privacy troubles. But advertisers just... More