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Strong Azure Results Boost Microsoft’s Q4

Microsoft reported stronger results for its fourth quarter (ended June 30) that it said were helped by growth in its Azure cloud computing business. Revenue in Microsoft’s ove... More

Piracy, Cybersecurity Topics Slated for Content Protection Summit

During the July 24 Media & Entertainment Day at the Microsoft Conference Center in New York, studios, piracy experts and industry groups will all be featured presenters during the ... More

An EPIC Cloud Program Scheduled for July 24 M&E Day

During the July 24 Media & Entertainment Day at the Microsoft Conference Center in New York, Microsoft is sponsoring a new series of discussions centered around cloud production wo... More

TDS Telecom to Roll Out TiVo’s Next-Gen Platform

TiVo scored another client win for its Next-Gen Platform -- this time Madison, Wis.-based TDS Telecom, which said July 17 it will roll out the new TiVo-powered video solution... More

MESA, MarkLogic Webinar to Examine Sony’s Smart Content Work

When the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) and MarkLogic host the July 18 webinar “Smart Content Connecting the Data Behind the Hits with Sony Pictures,” Matt Turn... More

EIDR, CIMM to Talk New ID Standard During M&E Day Panel

When the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) published new standards earlier this month around binding Ad-IDs to commercials and Entertainment ID Registry (E... More

Trusted Partner Network Discussed July 24 at NYC M&E Day

On July 24 at the Media & Entertainment Day, two of the heads of the new, industrywide Trusted Partner Network (TPN) initiative will share details about the program for the fir... More

Salesforce Exec: ‘Potential is Enormous’ for Machine Learning in CRM

When it comes to machine learning (ML) as it applies to customer relationship management (CRM), we’re still “in the first inning,” but “the potential is enormous,” accord... More

OpenText Touts Growth Opportunities, Next-Gen OT2 Platform

OpenText executives, in a presentation to investors during its annual Enterprise World conference in Toronto July 10, highlighted artificial intelligence (AI) and other growth oppo... More

Veritone’s aiWARE to Integrate Third-Party Structured Data Sources

Artificial intelligence specialist Veritone announced that aiWARE, its operating system for artificial intelligence, now offers enterprises and other agencies the opportunity to le... More

Google, BBC Upbeat on VR, Despite Challenges

NEW YORK — Google and BBC are upbeat about the possibilities of virtual reality (VR) despite lingering challenges that the technology still faces in reaching a mass audience, acc... More

Microsoft Touts Xbox Adaptive Controller at Games for Change Festival

NEW YORK — Microsoft used the Games for Change Festival June 29 to showcase its new Xbox Adaptive Controller, which makes playing games on the Xbox One video game console and Win... More

Salesforce Renews Focus on B2C Opportunities

With Salesforce’s “renewed focus on” the business-to-consumer (B2C) segment, it has seen increased “momentum and interest” in that space, according to Tyler Prince, its E... More

Ooyala: AI, Blockchain, AR and VR Usage All Growing

Usage and demand for artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) continue to grow and are among the most significant technology trends... More

SDI Media Relocates Korean Operations to New Facility

Global localization services provider SDI Media is getting a head start on celebrating the 20thanniversary of operating in South Korea, relocating its subtitling office to Seoul’... More

MESA, MarkLogic to Host Smart Content Webinar with Sony July 18

The Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) and MarkLogic will host a unique webinar July 18, exploring how bringing together the data (including the operational and enterpr... More

WD Touts Latest SSDs, My Book Hard Drive

NEW YORK – Western Digital (WD) used Pepcom’s new product showcase for media June 21 to spotlight the latest solid-state drives (SSDs) across its SanDisk, WD Black and WD My Pa... More

Video AI, Data Topics Highlight Smart Content Summit East

Among the focus areas of the July 24 Media & Entertainment Day at the Microsoft Conference Center in New York is Smart Content Summit East, a track that will see media and ente... More

NAGRA Pay TV Study: More Diverse Video Products an Industry Priority

Diversifying consumer video offerings, better leveraging consumer data, combating streaming piracy, and more infrastructure investments are among the pay TV challenges weighing on ... More

Adobe’s Editing App ‘Project Rush’ Syncs All Projects to the Cloud

At the VidCon conference in Anaheim, Calif., June 19, Adobe introduced Project Rush, a new app that it said automatically syncs all of one’s digital workflows to the cloud, enabl... More