Games/Interactive

Operators Turn to Live Sports in Search for 5G Use Cases (Verdict)

According to new research, which quizzed C-level executives from the world’s leading communications and media companies, sports fans will get their first taste of 5G technology a... More

IBM Watson Assistant Continues to Drive Global Business Transformation (MESA)

As the use of intelligent virtual assistants continues to grow, IBM today announced further worldwide adoption of IBM Watson Assistant, an industry leading AI solution that is desi... More

Five Strategies to Catalyze Conversational AI (Digitally Cognizant Blog)

For many people, the general idea of artificial intelligence still conveys a dark, robot-master future. Yet simply add the word “conversational” in front of it, and suddenly i... More

NHL’s Expanded Snapchat Pact Includes Highlights, Curated Stories (Sports Pro)

The National Hockey League has expanded its existing multi-year partnership with Snapchat to include highlights and curated stories. The NHL will deliver a weekly highlights show o... More

OWNZONES Launches Artificial Intelligence Integration with GrayMeta (MESA)

OWNZONES Entertainment Technologies and GrayMeta are extending their integration capabilities to support the use of GrayMeta data in OWNZONES' cloud-native media supply chain solut... More

Veritone to Enable Carson Entertainment Group to License, Distribute Content Through Digital Media Hub (MESA)

Veritone today announced an agreement with Carson Entertainment Group to use Veritone's digital asset portal, Digital Media Hub, to archive and license clips from the Johnny Carson... More

IBM to Launch AI Research Center in Brazil (ZDNet)

IBM is set to launch a research center in the Brazilian city of São Paulo focused on development of solutions around artificial intelligence. The AI center will be the first Latin... More

LA Clippers Select AWS for CourtVision (Advanced Television)

Amazon Web Services is now the primary cloud computing, machine learning, and AI provider of Clippers CourtVision, the live, augmented game-watching platform created by the Los Ang... More

Hulu Adds Another Interactive Ad: This One Lets You Get Offers Via Email (Variety)

Hulu lets its subscribers choose the show they want to see. Now the video-streaming service is increasingly letting users choose to respond to certain commercials right away.... More

The State of Intelligent Images (Adobe Blog)

With a click, swipe, or scroll, we move swiftly from one piece of content to the next. We spend seconds consuming what may have taken days to create. Society’s expectations for c... More

NBA Inks Facebook Pact for Video Recaps of All NBA, WNBA, NBA 2K League, NBA G League Games (Variety)

NBA Digital announced a deal with Facebook under which all NBA, WNBA, NBA G League and NBA 2K League game recaps will be available on Facebook Watch worldwide. The video recaps wil... More

Global eSports Market Will Reach $1B in Proceeds in 2019 (Fortune)

The global e-sports market is set to reach new heights, according to a recent study. Total revenue for the global e-sports market will hit $1.1 billion in 2019, representing a 26.7... More

ESL, Facebook Expand Streaming Deal (Sports Pro)

ESL, the world's largest independent esports company, has expanded its partnership with Facebook to stream all of its competitions on the social media platform. Since the start of ... More

Media Market Disruptor? The Evolving Benefits of Blockchain (Digitalist)

The rise of digital media also creates new challenges for producers, distributors, and ad makers – ensuring creators are paid fairly for their work, making sure media isn’t pir... More

Tim Cook, Ginni Rometty Join Trump’s AI Workforce Panel (Fortune)

Apple CEO Tim Cook and IBM CEO Ginni Rometty are joining President Donald Trump’s business advisory board to help come up with solutions to prepare millions of Americans for the ... 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

Report: Global eSports Market Will Exceed $1B in 2019 (GamesIndustry)

With more events, more investment, more games, and more awareness, it should come as no surprise that the global esports industry is anticipated to continue to grow in the coming y... More

Adobe Gives Lightroom a Boost with Sensei-Powered Functionality (TechRadar)

Adobe has announced an update to its Lightroom CC, Lightroom Classic and Camera Raw applications, the highlight being a new feature, powered by its Sensei AI, called Enhance Detail... More

Sony Names New PlayStation Chief as Speculation Grows Over its Next Big Console (CNBC)

Sony's gaming division appointed senior executive Jim Ryan as its new president and CEO on Tuesday. Ryan will be appointed to his new role on April 1, taking the reins from John Ko... More

The Future of AI (THRIVE)

The debate about AI rages on. Will it take all of our jobs? Will we be able to find skilled workers for our organizations? Will robots self-replicate at an uncontrollable rate, tak... More