IBC 2018: NAGRA Launches NexGuard QuickMark Watermarking Solution (SCN)

Just ahead of the IBC Show, NAGRA announced it’s launching a new watermarking solution, designed specifically to combat premium live sports piracy on open devices. Dubbed NexGuar... More

How European Union Copyright Reform Could Change the Music Business for the Worse (Forbes)

As much as artists, managers, labels and publishers rail against YouTube, there's no denying that it's been beneficial to the industry in at least two ways. First, it's the foremos... More

Adobe’s New Offering Aims to Send E-Mails When Your Recipients are Most Likely to Read Them (Forbes)

In addition to new tools that are being introduced to aid in the creation, tracking and translation of emails for foreign recipients, Adobe is also aiming to solve another vexing p... More

Gracenote Introduces Global Music Database of Record in India (MESA)

Gracenote is launching its Global Music Data, the catalog of reference for the music industry, in India. The solution localizes Gracenote’s comprehensive collection of descriptiv... More

Youku, Irdeto Team to Offer Secure, Premium Content to China (Rapid TV News)

Youku calculates that in 2018, OTT services in China will draw over 229 million viewers and then triple in size within the next five years. In order to take advantage of this, Youk... More

EIDR Content Identifiers Now Available for Individual Registration (SCN)

The Entertainment Identifier Registry (EIDR), the source of universal identifiers for digital distribution of movie and television assets, and The Title Registrar, a provider of da... More

IBM Executive: Big Banks Like Deutsche Choose IBM to Run Their Blockchain for 3 Reasons (CNBC)

The key to IBM's robust blockchain business stems from three guarantees the sprawling technology company can make to its clients, SVP of IBM Global Markets Martin Schroeter said We... More

How Blockchain Will Underpin the New Trust Economy (Tech World)

Over the next two years, enterprises are expected to ramp up their efforts to test blockchain technology as part of a new method of establishing trust in a digital economy. New res... More

Blockchain Smart Contracts: More Trouble Than They’re Worth? (Forbes)

We’ve all heard about the benefits of smart contract technology - a trustless tool to boot out the middleman when exchanging money, assets, or anything of value. As revolutionary... More

The Future of Enterprise Search: Visual, Voice, Vertical (SEJ)

Part of what makes the search industry exciting is its unpredictability. Every week, new announcements create opportunities for brands to deliver better customer experiences throug... More

Fox News Uses Search to Win at Breaking News (AdExchanger)

Fox News’ focus on breaking news is dramatically driving search traffic. Search engine traffic went from a single-digit percentage of total traffic to more than 20%, said Fox New... More

DAM Plays for Keeps (CMS Wire)

John Horodyski, Optimity Advisors: Why do we collect, keep and preserve our memories of the past? To shape a narrative, to assert an interpretation, to evoke memory and reaction, t... More

Muhi S. Majzoub of OpenText: Change the Way You Look at Content Management (CMS Wire)

Majzoub: "Automation brings many high-value opportunities. The automation of business processes affects many of the metrics shareholders care about. Automation improves productivit... More

Making Workflows Work Better: Using DAM for Content Approval (Nuxeo Blog)

We’ve all had frustrating experiences with workflows and processes. Whether it’s getting two independently reviewed versions of an asset back—with two contradictory sets of s... More

Verizon’s Oath Debuts Programmatic VR Advertising (FierceCable)

Verizon subsidiary Oath is unveiling what it calls extended reality (XR) ad experiences, including new 3D ad formats and programmatic virtual reality ads. Oath’s programmatic VR ... More

E-commerce is in Need of a Deeper Strategy with Social (The Drum)

The rise of shoppable ads – which have been popularised by Youtube and Facebook – has been swift. By removing the amount of clicks needed for customers to purchase a product, s... More

Digimarc Spotlighted for Work in Retail Innovation (SCN)

Digimarc has been cited by Gartner in a new report focused on 'transforming multichannel to unified retail commerce.' Digimarc is currently working with major brands and retailers ... More

10 Ways Machine Learning is Revolutionizing Supply Chain Management (Forbes)

Machine learning makes it possible to discover patterns in supply chain data by relying on algorithms that quickly pinpoint the most influential factors to a supply networks’ suc... More

SAP Mounts Formalized CRM Drive (Forbes)

SAP has formalized its approach to Customer Relationship Management (CRM) by consolidating upon recent acquisitions and integrating these functions into its existing stack of datab... More

IBM, SAP Partner on Cognitive Demand Forecasting Solution for Retail (SCN)

For retailers, improving overall planning capabilities is a critical need in meeting consumer demand. To meet these requirements and deliver enhanced retail forecasting accuracy, I... More