Business

It Started With a Jolt: How New York Became a Tech Town (NY Times)

The story of tech’s ascent in New York stretches back nearly two decades. It was a bumpy path, with progress both by design and serendipity. DoubleClick, a survivor of the dot-co... More

SoftServe Joins International Trade Council’s Mission to Singapore (MESA)

The International Trade Council announced that SoftServe will be participating in the International Trade Councils Trade Mission to Singapore from March 25-28, 2019. "The Trade Mis... More

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Trade and Investment Policy Joins EY (MESA)

Ernst & Young announced today that Douglas M. Bell has joined the firm as EY Global Trade Policy Leader and will work across the organization to support clients and advise EY leade... More

Lou Shipley Joins Board of Directors at Wasabi Technologies (MESA)

Wasabi announced today that Lou Shipley has been appointed to its board of directors. Shipley is the former President and CEO of Black Duck Software, which was acquired in 2017 by ... More

The Pay TV Show Renews with Bob Gold & Associates for its 2019 Conference (MESA)

The Pay TV Show has engaged Bob Gold & Associates as its PR Agency. “Bob Gold & Associates is recognized throughout the pay TV industry as one of the leading agencies entirely fo... More

NAB 2019: NAB Show Offers New Curated Exhibit Floor Tours (MESA)

NAB Show has revamped its exhibit floor tour program to help attendees navigate the world’s largest convention encompassing the convergence of media, entertainment and technology... More

How SAP’s Partner Ecosystem is Built for Long-Term Growth (ZDNet)

Large software vendors frequently depend on partners for the last mile of customer success. As enterprise applications shift to the cloud and digital transformation is the top game... More

SoftServe Takes Prize in Cisco and Google Cloud Challenge (MESA)

SoftServe announced its A8 team won second place in the Cisco and Google Cloud Challenge. SoftServe's winning submission described public and private cloud functions—as opposed t... More

Brightcove Acquires Ooyala’s Video Business for $15M (TechCrunch)

Brightcove just announced that it’s acquiring Ooyala’s online video platform business. The deal brings together two long-lasting players in the online video industry.... More

EY Names Lovejoy as New Global Cybersecurity Leader, Advisory (MESA)

EY today announced the appointment of Kris Lovejoy as the new EY Global Cybersecurity Leader, Advisory. Lovejoy will oversee the cybersecurity services and operations EY teams prov... More

Entertainment Identifier Registry Association Adds BeBanjo (MESA)

The Entertainment Identifier Registry (EIDR) global unique identifier system Feb. 13 added another member to its ranks, bringing Spanish data and analytics start-up BeBanjo into th... More

Infosys Inaugurates Providence Digital Innovation and Design Center (MESA)

Infosys today joined Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo to inaugurate its Digital Innovation and Design Center in Providence and announced a partnership with the Community College... More

IBM Blockchain Platform Now Live in Melbourne (ZDNet)

IBM has made its blockchain platform available out of the IBM data centre in Melbourne, allowing customers to run their applications on the company's cloud and abide by data sovere... More

Segmented Security Startup Illumio Raises $65M in Series E Round (TechCrunch)

Illumio has raised $65 million in its latest round of funding led by J.P. Morgan Asset Management, the security startup has confirmed. The data-center monitoring and cloud security... More

HPA Tech Retreat: Teradici, BeBop, Avid Talk Cloud Content Creation

PALM DESERT, Calif. — For all the relatively recent tech innovations the media and entertainment industry has embraced, the ability to migrate content workflows to the cloud is n... More

CreativeFuture Commends Trustworthy Accountability Group on Launch of New Anti-Piracy Initiative (MESA)

Since 2016, CreativeFuture has partnered with the Trustworthy Accountability Group on an anti-piracy initiative called “Follow the Money.” The initiative alerts advertisers wh... More

NAB 2019: NAB Show Launches ‘Birds of a Feather’ Program for Content Creation Community (MESA)

NAB Show is launching a new forum for the cinematic community to connect, collaborate and innovate with the debut of the Birds of a Feather (BoF) education and networking program. ... More

NAB 2019: Registration Opens for the 4K 4Charity Fun Run at the 2019 NAB Show (MESA)

Registration is open for 4K 4Charity Fun Run at the 2019 NAB Show. The official run for NAB Show, the 4K 4Charity raises funds for non-profits focused on closing the gender gap in ... More

Convergent Risks Adds to TPN Assessment Team (MESA)

Convergent Risks has added experienced industry executives to its Trusted Partner Network (TPN) security assessment team to meet the growing demand for assessments from post-produc... More

IBM Researchers Predict 5 Innovations Will Change Our Lives in 5 Years (VentureBeat)

IBM Research has a long history of inventing the future, so the big tech company’s researchers take their predictions seriously. Today they are revealing their annual “5 in 5... More