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Smart Hollywood Summit Returns to L.A. March 4

What started years ago as Metadata Madness — a gathering of metadata specialists in the industry — and evolved into the Smart Content Summit — looking at industry application... More

CES 2020: LG, Microsoft Azure Partner on B2B Innovations

LAS VEGAS — To close out the 2020 edition of CES, LG Electronics announced it is partnering with Microsoft to build its automotive infotainment systems, management systems and ot... More

AWS Machine Learning, Analytics Tapped by Bundesliga

German soccer league Bundesliga is now looking to Amazon Web Services (AWS) and its machine learning and analytics, to both improve personalized fan experiences and deliver new ga... More

CES 2020: Warner Bros. Looks to Cinelytic’s AI Platform; Dolby Vision Gets Smarter

LAS VEGAS — AI and cloud-based technology firm Cinelytic and its AI-driven content and talent valuation system has been chosen by Warner Bros. Pictures International (WBPI) to be... More

Content Protection Summit Comes to Mobile World Congress in Barcelona

The Content Delivery & Security Association (CDSA) brings its successful Content Protection Summit (CPS) series — the premier gathering of Hollywood’s content protection and co... More

CES 2020: Salesforce Looks to Consumer-First Tech Approach; EY M&E Survey Points to Industry Evolution

LAS VEGAS — At CES, Salesforce chairman and co-CEO Marc Benioff took the stage for a panel discussion to look at the changing needs of CEOs in technology and the importance of a ... More

CES 2020: Gracenote Helps Bridge Linear-Digital TV Ad Gap; TiVo Unveils HDMI Streamer

LAS VEGAS — With the help of Gracenote’s metadata and automatic content recognition technologies, company parent Nielsen has unveiled a new addressable TV advertising platform,... More

CES 2020: Synamedia Shares Dire Illegal Streaming Stats; Luxoft Debuts New Mobility Tech

LAS VEGAS — To kick off the 2020 edition of CES, video software provider Synamedia shared its findings of a new anti-piracy study, showing more than three million streaming crede... More

Salesforce Touts Einstein Voice Skills, NYC Initiatives at World Tour Stop

NEW YORK — Salesforce spotlighted its new Einstein Voice Skills capabilities and multiple other components of the Salesforce Customer 360 customer relationship management (CRM) ... More

CPS 2019: LiveTiles on Securing Collaboration from Insider Threats

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — Safeguarding sensitive information from insiders can be just as important as securing that info from those outside an organization — especially when us... More

CPS 2019: Convergent Risks on Getting Security Right in the Cloud

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — If correctly configured and when relevant best practice standards are followed, cloud workflows create undisputed speed, cost and security benefits — b... More

CPS 2019: Richie May Tech Exec Details Costs of Being Unprepared

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — Media and entertainment organizations are spending millions of dollars to clean up breaches, so it’s become absolutely essential for firms to make inve... More

CPS 2019: CDSA Leadership Praises Hollywood Community for New Security Mindset

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — Speaking Dec. 4 at the 10th annual Content Protection Summit (CPS), Alex Pickering, the newly elected board chairman of the Content Delivery & Security A... More

CPS 2019: Inaugural Content Protection Month Was a Hit

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — Content protection and security may be a year-round endeavor for major studios and production companies, but bringing a sharper focus to its importance ... More

Signiant Execs’ Notable M&E Trends for the Start of the Next Decade

As the new year approaches, there are a number of exciting M&E trends on the horizon. New competition, emerging formats and platforms, and technology advancements promise to make 2... More

CPS 2019: Hollywood Better Prepare Now for Deepfakes, Keynoter Says

UNIEVRSAL CITY, Calif. — You can go all the way back to Joseph Stalin for some of the earliest examples of image manipulation, where you’ll find the Soviet leader air-brushing ... More

CPS 2019: NAGRA Stresses Importance of Forensic Watermarking

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — It’s important for a media and entertainment company to protect its video content from being restreamed and shared, whether it’s on a B2B or B2C basi... More

CPS 2019: NSA Security Expert Points to People as the Main Problem

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — Dr. Eric Haseltine, chairman of the board for the U.S. Technology Leadership Council, was once head of research and development for Walt Disney Imagineer... More

LiveTiles Aims to Secure Microsoft Teams

Intelligent workplace software firm LiveTiles has teamed up with security firm Nucleus Cyber to better protect Microsoft Teams, the communication and collaboration platform that of... More

CPS 2019: Evolution of Community in Security to be Addressed

The 10th annual Content Protection Summit (CPS) Dec. 4 in Los Angeles will see leaders from Hollywood studios, TV networks and the content production community examine what it take... More