Business

Blockchain: IBM, London Stock Exchange Group Team Up for Securities Data Project (ZDNet)

Borsa Italiana, the Italian subsidiary of the London Stock Exchange Group, says it is using IBM Blockchain to help European SMEs access credit and link into digitising certificate ... More

NeuLion Enters into New Agreement with PokerGO (MESA)

NeuLion today announced that it has entered into an agreement with PokerGO, a recently-launched digital video subscription service that gives poker fans worldwide access to exclusi... More

Rackspace Partners with Pivotal to Launch Managed Services for Cloud Foundry (TechCrunch)

Rackspace, which strongly focuses on managed services these days, today announced a partnership with Pivotal, the company behind the open source Cloud Foundry platform as a service... More

Baidu Taps Microsoft Azure to Power its Self-Driving Car Tech Outside of China (GeekWire)

Baidu has been among the most aggressive companies driving research into self-driving cars with artificial intelligence, and it announced Tuesday that it wants Microsoft to be its ... More

Avid’s Patent Infringement Claims Against Harmonic Set to Proceed to Trial (MESA)

Avid today addressed the status of patent infringement litigation which has been ongoing against Harmonic Inc. since 2011. Although Avid has not considered this litigation materia... More

Bebop Technology Launches in Australia, New Zealand

Cloud solutions provider Bebop Technology has brought its cloud-based post-production platform to both Australia and New Zealand, the company announced, thanks to a sales alliance ... More

Accenture Interactive, Marriott International and 1776 Launch the Travel Experience Incubator (MESA)

Accenture Interactive, Marriott International, and 1776 today announced the launch of the Travel Experience Incubator, a new program designed to discover and foster startups workin... More

Personalization: What’s in It for the Customers? (Dealerscape)

If marketers think that they are still in control just because they got to have a few tidbits about their customers in some fancy Big Data platform, well, they are utterly wrong. T... More

Sky, Cisco Strengthen Video Security Bond to Increase Content Protection for Any Screen (MESA)

Sky and Cisco announced today that the companies have extended their collaboration to include a multi-year digital security agreement to support the expansion of Sky video services... More

Source Digital Collaborates with F2 Technologies to Deliver Advertising, Marketing Technology Solutions (MESA)

Source Digital is expanding its offerings for creating fully immersive viewing experiences to media content owners in Canada through F2 Technologies, an industry leading design, pl... More

Altor to Acquire BTI Studios from Carlyle (MESA)

The Carlyle Group and Altor Fund IV today announced that they have signed a definitive agreement under which Carlyle will sell BTI Studios to Altor. Founded in 1995, BTI Studios ha... More

At Sun Valley, Media CEOs Expect a Big New Wave of M&A in the Industry (CNBC)

The annual Allen & Co conference in Sun Valley, Idaho, gathers CEOs across media and technology, plus big-name investors, making it a natural destination for dealmaking. The conver... More

Cisco Acquires Network Security Startup Observable Networks (TechCrunch)

Cisco has made another acquisition in the enterprise security space — underscoring the ongoing market demand for security services amid a growing threat of cyber breaches and mal... More

Box Announces Former Apple, Cisco Exec Stephanie Carullo Will Succeed Dan Levin as COO (TechCrunch)

Box dropped a bit of a bombshell this afternoon when it announced that long-time Chief Operating Officer Dan Levin would be stepping down from the role and Stephanie Carullo would ... More

What is Missing in the Blockchain Revolution? (HackerNoon)

The challenge of building a business case for blockchain should not be underestimated. At least, that is what the data on start-ups in this field seems to suggest. For instance, ju... More

Fox Home Entertainment Reveals New Senior Management Team (MESA)

Keith Feldman, President of Worldwide Home Entertainment for Twentieth Century Fox Film, today announced a new senior leadership team that will manage marketing and distribution gl... More

You.i TV Moving to New 40,000-Square-Foot Kanata Space (OBJ)

One of Kanata’s fastest growing firms is moving, but not far: You.i TV has a new home, with plenty of space for its freshly expanded team. The developer of TV software apps will ... More

Dolby Among Recipients of HPA Engineering Excellence Awards (MESA)

The Hollywood Professional Association (HPA) Awards Committee has announced the winners of the 2017 Engineering Excellence Awards. Winners were determined after a judging session ... More

Salesforce Ignites Digital Transformation Around Design Thinking for 20th Century Fox Film (AdExchanger)

In the last few months, 20th Century Fox Film underwent a workshop with Salesforce’s three-year-old digital accelerator, Salesforce Ignite. Salesforce Ignite’s designers, resea... More

Work-Life Integration (Wazee Digital Blog)

"I don’t have a life and then work or work and then a life. I have a life. And work is part of my physical and mental health, family, relationships, spirituality, passions/leisur... More