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CPS 2019: SHIFT CTO Stresses Proper Vetting for Pre-Release Content

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — Sharing pre-release content outside of your organization carries inherent risks, and Alex Nauda, CTO for workflow tech specialist SHIFT, began his breako... More

CDSA Board Names BBC Studios’ Content Security Chief as New Chair

Content Delivery & Security Association (CDSA), the global entertainment industry’s advocate for content security, content protection and information security, has named Alex Pic... More

Salesforce Execs: Company’s Growth Continued in Q3 and There’s More to Come

Salesforce’s growth initiatives, including its international expansion and acquisitions that are helping to boost its revenue, continued in the third quarter (ended Oct. 31) and ... More

Latest Cast & Crew Acquisition Could Be Its Biggest Yet

Theatrical payroll provider Checks & Balances. Screenwriting software firm Final Draft. Live events payroll specialist CAPS. In the last four years, production payroll services... More

Sony Electronics Debuts TEOS Workplace Management Solutions

Sony Electronics Dec. 3 debuted its TEOS suite of workplace management solutions for audio-visual, IT and facilities managers, offering a smart workplace solution that covers devic... More

CPS 2019: NAGRA, LiveTiles to Tackle Watermarking, Security Software

The direct-to-consumer (D2C) market has been a revelation to content owners, allowing them to forgo the middle man and get their intellectual property right in front of the custome... More

Box CEO: Company’s Seeing Significant ‘Early Sales Traction’ for Shield

The third quarter of fiscal 2020 (ended Oct. 31) was a major one for Box as the company “significantly expanded” its cloud management product offering with the launch of its Bo... More

Strong Disney Plus Launch Followed by Mighty ‘Frozen II’ Opening

Disney is currently basking in the warm receptions to its Disney Plus streaming service that analysts have been upbeat on so far and the release of its “Frozen II” animated mov... More

Dolby Launches Atmos Music Consumer Campaign

Dolby has launched its first consumer campaign around its multi-dimensional sound technology, Dolby Atmos, with the first campaign video debuting Nov. 24 at the 2019 American Music... More

MarkLogic: Employ Flexible Technology Now, or Feel the Data Pain Later

All companies today — not just in media and entertainment — are looking to have a better understanding of their customers. And to facilitate that means getting the most value o... More

Latest Google Cloud Security Updates Touted by Company in Google Talks Webcast

The latest Google Cloud Security enhancements were touted by the company during a Google Cloud Security Talks webcast Nov. 20. In the first presentation, “Latest Security Upda... More

IBM Security Debuts Open Tech to Speed Response to Cloud Cyber Threats

IBM Security Nov. 20 debuted Cloud Pak for Security, an industry-first platform offering that connects with any security tool, cloud or on-premise system, without the need to move ... More

Cognizant CFO: Cloud Migration Will Continue to Be ‘Big Opportunity’

As a growing number of companies continue to shift to the cloud, cloud migration services “will continue to be a big opportunity” for Cognizant, according to its CFO, Karen McL... More

EditShare Dives Into Australia’s Great Barrier Reef Campaign

Media creation and management solutions specialist EditShare has partnered with broadcast solutions expert Big Planet Media on the live production of the Australian tourism campaig... More

Verizon Media, NBCUniversal Lean on 5G for Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

The annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade will see a new twist on its 360-degree livestream (via Verizon Media, YouTube, Xbox, and NBC.com) this year, as NBC, Verizon, and Macy... More

Adobe Adds Experience Platform Innovations to Power CXM

Adobe has updated its Adobe Experience Platform, an open and extensible platform for Customer Experience Management (CXM), to include industry-first data governance capabilities, a... More

Dolby CEO: Promising Early Signs for Atmos Music

There are promising early signs for Dolby Atmos Music and Dolby sees opportunities for the immersive music experience to expand the company’s technology further on a growing numb... More

CBS Execs: OTT Streaming Services Provided Another Boost in Q3

Continued strength in the CBS All Access and Showtime OTT over-the-top streaming services provided CBS with another lift in the third quarter (ended Sept. 30), according to company... More

NAGRA, Irdeto Announce New Android TV Solutions

Content protection companies NAGRA and Irdeto have both announced new partnerships for Android TV streaming solutions, geared toward helping operators deploy Android TV-based servi... More

Veritone Execs: aiWARE Enhancements Continue

Recent enhancements that Veritone made to its aiWARE artificial intelligence (AI) platforms stand to help the company take another leap forward after a strong third quarter (ended ... More