M&E Connections

AWS Deepens Relationship with Intel via Mobileye Pact

Amazon Web Services (AWS) deepened its long relationship with Intel as Mobileye, an Israel-based subsidiary of Intel, selected AWS to be its preferred cloud provider for Mobileye... More

M&E Journal: It is the Dawning of the Age of Transparency

By Guy Finley, President, Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) - I see you. You see me. We see everything. Welcome to the Age of Transparency. It’s a world where we ... More

Q&A: Industry Vet Ludovisi Talks Fan Engagement

By Devendra Mishra, Executive Director, HITS and Chief Strategist, MESA - The emerging direct-to-consumer (DTC) initiatives of the Hollywood studios and networks have been a lon... More

Cognizant CEO: Company to Continue AI, Analytics Investments

Cognizant will continue to invest in artificial intelligence (AI) and analytics as it looks to expand the scope within its three digital practice areas – Digital Business, Digita... More

OTT Provided a Q4 Boost for Viacom

The strong performance of “Mission: Impossible – Fallout,” combined with growth in revenue from over-the-top (OTT) streaming and other digital services, helped Viacom report ... More

Convergent Risks Expands to Tackle TPN Security Assessments, Consultancy Demands

Risk identification, assessment and mitigation specialist Convergent Risks has announced it’s expanding its resources by 50% to meet increased demand for both the Trusted Partner... More

Content Protection Summit Keynotes to Examine Security Awareness, Disinformation Campaigns

A trio of keynote presentations Dec. 5 during the Content Delivery & Security Association’s (CDSA) annual Content Protection Summit (CPS) in Marina del Rey, Calif. will look ... More

Dolby Debuts ‘Dimension’ Wireless Headphones

Dolby unveiled what it called “the first wireless headphones perfected for home entertainment,” saying Nov. 14 that the $599 Dolby Dimension is available now exclusively at Dol... More

M&E Journal: For Hollywood, Fusing Creativity with Analytics is Still a Work in Progress

By Devendra Mishra, Executive Director, HITS and Chief Strategist, MESA - Over the past two decades, data analytics in global business have evolved from the early recommendation... More

DISH, NAGRA Mark Win in SetTV Streaming Piracy Case

Content protection and multiscreen TV solutions provider NAGRA and DISH Network marked a legal victory Nov. 12, taking home a judgment against the Kodi-based SetTV streaming servic... More

‘Disney Plus’ Direct-to-Consumer Streaming Service to Launch in U.S. Late Next Year

The long-awaited, Disney-branded direct-to-consumer (DTC) streaming service has finally been given a name – Disney Plus, matching the already-launched ESPN Plus – and it will l... More

Fox Reports Stronger SVOD, TV Ad Revenue for Q1

Twenty-First Century Fox reported stronger subscription video on demand (SVOD) revenue in its Filmed Entertainment segment for its first quarter (ended Sept. 30), along with increa... More

Getting Started with AI

By Mary Yurkovic, Director, Smart Content Council, MESA - Artificial Intelligence (AI) continues to be a big buzzword in the M&E space and for a very good reason. It not only re... More

DXC Strengthens ServiceNow Collaboration with Two More Acquisitions

DXC Technology made two more acquisitions – U.K.-based TESM and Nordic consultancy firm BusinessNow -- that it said Nov. 5 “significantly extended the reach and capability” ... More

M&E Journal: Turning E-Waste Into Opportunities for Others

By Brandon Smith, VP of Sales, human-I-T - We begin with Amir Patel, age 7, of the village of Sangarampur in northeast India. Nearby, piles of electronics nearly 6-feethigh wai... More

Program, Keynotes Announced for Dec. 5 Content Protection Summit in Los Angeles

The annual Content Delivery & Security Association’s (CDSA) Content Protection Summit (CPS) on Dec. 5 in Marina del Rey is the largest conference of the year dedicated to sec... More

CBS Exec: Death of Broadcast TV Has Been Greatly Exaggerated

NEW YORK – Despite the revolutionary changes that have been taking place in the TV sector in recent years, broadcast TV continues to do just fine – especially the networks like... More

Ooyala Taps Google Cloud for Flex Media Platform

Content supply chain solutions specialist Ooyala has partnered with Google Cloud to leverage that companies technologies for its Ooyala Flex Media Platform, the companies announced... More

Courage is More Important Than Perfection, Take Our Daughters to Work Day Founder Says

It’s become increasingly important for women to stop worrying about being perfect and find the courage to take action to advance their careers, according to Nell Merlino, creator... More

M&E Journal: Using Storytelling to Win (Or How I Learned to Love Mass Disruption)

By Bob Gold, Founder, President and CEO, Bob Gold & Associates - Today, data can be mined for insights, but also confused as noise. For example, we just did general consumer aud... More