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DXC CEO Eyes Opportunities from Recent Acquisitions, New Strategy

DXC Technology will be taking advantage of several opportunities from its recent acquisitions of Bluleader and Virtual Clarity, as well as a new focus that includes “pursuing str... More

Disney CEO: Company’s Backing Upcoming Disney Plus Launch with ‘Unprecedented’ Marketing Campaign

The launch of the long-awaited Disney Plus direct-to-consumer (DTC) streaming video service is “just days away,” and the company is supporting it with an “unprecedented marke... More

CPS 2019: Afternoon Keynoter to Offer Proactive Deepfake Ideas

When industry leaders from Hollywood studios, TV networks and the content production community converge on the Sheraton Universal Hotel in Los Angeles Dec. 4 for the 10th annual Co... More

MicroStrategy Execs: HyperIntelligence Momentum Continued in Q3

MicroStrategy continued to see strong demand for its HyperIntelligence advanced “zero-click” analytics and MicroStrategy Cloud offerings in the third quarter (ended Sept. 30), ... More

10th Annual CPS Addresses Evolution of Community in Security

Producing content in a secure environment — and protecting that content in an evolving media distribution ecosystem — requires a level of trust in today’s Hollywood. Transpar... More

MarkLogic Webinar to Offer Ideas on Data Governance

It’s no secret that mining value from data is an entertainment industry priority, and knowing where your data comes from — and how to monetize it for every screen — requires ... More

Verizon CFO: Company’s Media Group is ‘Building Momentum’

Verizon saw promising results in the Verizon Media Group during the company’s third quarter (ended Sept. 30), according to company executives. That business division is “bui... More

Strong Azure Results Gave Microsoft Another Boost in Q1

Microsoft reported stronger results for its first quarter (ended Sept. 30) that it said were yet again helped by continued growth in its Azure cloud computing business. Revenue ... More

NAB Show New York 2019: GrayMeta, Microsoft Azure, Sony, Wasabi Tout Latest Products, Services, Strategies

NEW YORK — GrayMeta, Microsoft Azure, Sony and Wasabi were among the Media & Entertainment Services Alliance (MESA) members that showcased their latest products, services and str... More

WiTH Keynote: Embrace What You Fear

Joze Piranian has dealt with a stutter his entire life. Today he’s a stand-up comedian, an inspirational speaker, and a TEDx presenter. “I hated that I couldn’t say the wo... More

Avid, Dolby Highlight Atmos/Pro Tools Partnership and More at AES New York 2019

Avid and Dolby touted their partnership at AES New York 2019, showcasing the enhanced use of Dolby Atmos immersive sound technology in the latest version of Avid’s Pro Tools soft... More

Content Delivery & Security Association Launches Content Protection Month

The Content Delivery & Security Association (CDSA), the international industry advocate for content security announces the launch of Content Protection Month in collaboration w... More

HITS Fall: Effective Data Governance is Crucial for Entertainment Companies, MarkLogic Says

Getting value from data is a top priority for entertainment companies and having an effective data governance strategy plays a key role in accomplishing that mission, according to ... More

HITS Fall: Edgescan COO Examines 2019 Vulnerability Landscape

Managing vulnerabilities across an organization continues to be challenging amid the increasing frequency of data breaches, according to Rahim Jina, COO and co-founder at vulnerabi... More

HITS Fall: Anticipate Industry Data Needs, Says Variety Business Intelligence Research Chief

For 20 years now, Variety Business Intelligence (VBI) — the data licensing and business solutions arm of Variety Media — has been providing data and desktop solutions in the me... More

HITS Fall: Entertainment Partners Looks at Changing Security Landscape

LOS ANGELES — Between the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in Europe, the upcoming launch of the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) locally, and the constant risks t... More

HITS Fall: Keynoter Sees Hollywood Infrastructure Issues

LOS ANGELES — This industrywide shift from standard definition to high definition remains one of the biggest, crucial changes the media and entertainment sector has undergone, ac... More

HITS Fall: Tech Can Only Take You So Far, Keynoter Says

LOS ANGELES — During her 16 years between Fox and ABC as a head of development, Cheryl Bayer helped develop popular shows like “Malcolm in the Middle,” “Sex in the City,”... More

Cole Media: Helping M&E Companies Launch, Invest, and Improve New Businesses

After many years working with Sony Pictures, Warner Bros., and mobile video start-up PacketVideo, Lauren Cole began getting calls from groups looking to launch new international an... More

NAGRA: Continued Growth of OTT, Piracy Present Challenges for Pay TV Industry

Pay-TV industry executives are increasingly seeing the continued growth of over-the-top (OTT) video streaming services as both a challenge and an opportunity, while the growth of p... More