Business

Staying Ahead in Media Localization (BTI Studios Blog)

Change is important because it allows us to keep our competitive edge and continue to meet the changing demands of our clients. This involves keeping up with the changes happening ... More

Wipro First Quarter Profit Beats Estimates (Reuters)

IT services revenue grew by about 5 percent to 137 billion rupees in the first quarter while the BFSI business grew 17.5 percent to 41.1 billion rupees. Wipro said it expected IT s... More

Comcast Ends Pursuit of Fox, Bidding War with Disney (THR)

Cable giant Comcast has decided to end its pursuit of large parts of 21st Century Fox and not top a sweetened $71.3 billion cash and stock bid that Walt Disney had unveiled on June... More

Avid Customer Association Vote Reveals Insights into M&E Industry’s Investment, Technology Priorities (MESA)

Avid and the Avid Customer Association today announced the results of the 2nd annual ACA Vote. The results help prioritize Avid’s product and innovation roadmap for 2018 and beyo... More

Salesforce to Acquire Marketing Firm Datorama (SCN)

Salesforce July 16 announced it will acquire New York-based marketing firm Datorama, expanding Salesforce’s cloud, data integration and AI-powered marketing intelligence solution... More

Globecast, JungoTV to Distribute English Language Content in Indonesia (MESA)

Globecast has partnered with JungoTV to provide content for 12 English language channels for distribution on Indonesian mobile platform OONA TV, in partnership with Telkom Indonesi... More

New MarkLogic Service Automates Query Capacity to Deliver a Cost-Effective Database in the Cloud (MESA)

MarkLogic today announced the MarkLogic Query Service, a new way to give customers automatic elasticity in the cloud for their mission-critical, enterprise-grade workloads. The Mar... More

Google Fined a Record $5 Billion by the EU for Android Antitrust Violations (The Verge)

Google has been hit with a record-breaking €4.3 billion ($5 billion) fine by EU regulators for breaking antitrust laws. The European Commission says Google has abused its Android... More

Verizon Digital Media Services Helps Distribute Content for Principal Grupo Clarín Properties (MESA)

Verizon Digital Media Services announced that its award-winning content delivery network is now utilized by the main digital media properties for Grupo Clarín, Argentina’s large... More

IBM Partners Stronghold for New Digital Stable Coin (Reuters)

IBM is backing a new cryptocurrency pegged to the U.S. dollar, in a partnership with U.S.-based financial services provider Stronghold that adds stability to a sector known for its... More

How the IBM Cloud is Moving Across Europe (IBM Think Blog)

The consumption of services delivered on private, hybrid and public cloud platforms has been growing for several years, and significantly outperforms the growth rates of investment... More

Google Cloud’s L.A. Region Goes Online (TechCrunch)

Google Cloud’s new region in Los Angeles is now online, the company announced today. This isn’t exactly a surprise, given that Google had previously announced a July launch for... More

Amazon Web Services Continues to Invest in Africa (IT News Africa)

At the Amazon Web Service Summit which took place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre on July 12, the company announced the launch of a new Amazon CloudFront edge loca... More

Sony Research Award Program Continues, Promoting Innovation, Technological Development with U.S., Canadian Universities (MESA)

Sony today announced the continuation of the Sony Research Award Program, an academic awards program to provide U.S. and Canadian universities funding for emerging and innovative t... More

Luxoft Commits Software Developers in Berlin to MBition GmbH to Help Drive Innovation in Daimler AG Cars (MESA)

Luxoft has partnered with MBItion GmbH to open a research and development center in Berlin to spur innovation and deliver software services for future Daimler AG vehicles. “Berli... More

Driven by Data: A New Era for the CMO (MediaPost)

Shifting consumer expectations have changed the fundamental elements of the modern CMO role to be one that fuses traditional marketing areas — creativity, branding, strategy, etc... More

Google Cloud, SAP to Collaborate on Cloud Strategy with Deloitte (MESA)

Deloitte will partner with Google Cloud and SAP to help customers devise a comprehensive cloud strategy, migrate their SAP applications to Google Cloud Platform and manage their en... More

Amazon Fuels Advertising Spike with Prime Day Event (The Drum)

Amazon is expected to ride a significant uplift in advertising revenues this week as merchants scramble to position themselves to take advantage of the online retailer's annual Pri... More

AT&T-Time Warner Deal Approval Gets Justice Department Challenge (New York Times)

The federal government on Thursday mounted a new effort to unravel AT&T’s deal with Time Warner, a blockbuster merger that has already started to reshape the media industry. The ... More

Music Video App Triller Launches Monetization Feature (Variety)

Triller, a music-video-making app boasting more than 28 million users worldwide, is launching a monetization platform allowing influencers to raise money from fans, brands and musi... More