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The M&E Daily e-newsletter will not publish between Aug. 10-21. The MESA editorial department will also not be publishing on MESAlliance.org between Aug. 10-21. M&E Daily will retu... More

Adobe Releases Acrobat Web Experience for Box Platform (ZDNet)

Adobe and Box announced the general availability of a full-featured Acrobat web experience in the Box platform. First previewed in October, the integration will enable users to edi... More

Security Modernization for the Cloud (Security Intelligence)

Many organizations are facing new cybersecurity concerns as they look to accelerate their digital transformations for themselves and their customers. At the same time, information ... More

Dua Lipa Teams Up with The Mill for Latest Music Video (MESA)

Directed by The Mill’s Lisha Tan, the animated film for ‘Hallucinate’ is an extravagant psychedelic journey with both dreamlike and nightmarish elements.... More

Paid Streaming Grows as Consumers Head Indoors – Again (Billboard)

With rising COVID-19 cases across the United States, many Americans are spending more time indoors and leaning on entertainment more than ever for information, connection and comfo... More

SHIFT Connects Video Editing Workflow to Its New Adobe Panel (MESA)

Whether you’re animating a product launch video, exporting ad spots for social, or making revisions to the next blockbuster movie, you probably rely on one Adobe product or anoth... More

CBS All Access Gets ‘Early 2021’ Relaunch

ViacomCBS struck a bullish tone in its Q2 report in regard to subscription streaming, touting a 52% year-over-year increase in paid OTT revenue, and a 75% uptick in SVOD subscriber... More

Disney’s ‘Mulan’ Gamble: How Much Can It Make By Skipping Theaters? (Variety)

It’s almost shocking to consider this now, but the very same week in March that the entire entertainment industry effectively shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Walt Dis... More

HPE, SAP to Deliver SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud With HPE GreenLake (ZDNet)

HPE and SAP said they're partnering up to deliver the customer edition of SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud with HPE GreenLake, HPE's h, its as-a-service platform. That will make the new o... More

AMC Theaters is Learning to Embrace the Streaming Era, Not Fight It (The Verge)

AMC Theaters faced its “most challenging quarter in the company’s 100-year history,” but CEO Adam Aron is trying to look forward, using the company’s second quarter earning... More

How NBCUniversal’s Reorganization Reveals the Future of the TV Business (Variety)

NBCUniversal, like its peers, is having to discard old ideas about troop placement in the age of the streaming wars.... More

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NAGRA Report: Pirate Subscription Services a $1 Billion U.S. Industry (MESA)

A new report from NAGRA and nonprofit internet safety awareness group Digital Citizens showcases how illegal piracy subscription services in the United States have grown into a bil... More

Film Festival Flix Launches Streaming Channel for Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival (MESA)

Film Festival Flix has launched a new streaming channel for the Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival. Normally held in Silicon Valley each year, Film Festival Flix’s online digita... More

Disney’s $30 ‘Mulan’ Plan Will be Litmus Test for Entire Film Industry (YF)

Disney’s “Mulan” move says a lot about its streaming strategies. For starters, it overtly reaffirms what chairman Bob Iger said last year before Disney+ ever launched: that t... More

Tencent in Talks to Create $10B Streaming Giant (Bloomberg)

Tencent is driving discussions to merge China’s biggest game-streaming platforms Huya and DouYu, people familiar with the matter said, in a deal that would allow it to dominate t... More

Report: Tech Spending Amid Remote Work Holding Up Well (ZDNet)

Technology spending from businesses has held up as enterprises reopened and employees continue to work remotely at many companies, according to to a new report.... More

U.S. Podcast Advertising to Top $1B Next Year (MediaPost)

The U.S. podcast advertising marketplace is on pace to top $1 billion in the next year, according to the first-ever estimates released by eMarketer. The ad growth projections mirro... More

Discovery Getting Closer to U.S. DTC Service (Deadline)

Discovery's CEO said the company is close to announcing a broad, new direct-to-consumer service that encompass all its brands and characters, will work with distribution partners a... More

Michael Tarsatana Rejoins Alvarez & Marsal in New York (Consulting)

Michael Tarsatana has rejoined consulting firm Alvarez & Marsal as a senior director in the restructuring and turnaround division in New York. Tarsatana has more than 20 years of a... More