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Wazee Digital Named AWS Public Sector Partner

Wazee Digital today announced that it is now part of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Public Sector Partner Program (PSP). AWS PSP recognizes partners with solutions and experience in... More

Study: EMEA Content Localization Service Spending Hits $2 Billion

Content Localisation, which involves preparing TV, film and video titles ready for global distribution, is now a huge business across Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and is s... More

T2 Computing Chips in to Sports Broadcasting Fund

IT solutions firm T2 Computing has announced a partnership with Sports Video Group’s (SVG) Sports Broadcasting Fund, offering 1% of sales from T2 Apple Web Store Mac, iPad and iP... More

Accenture: AI to Boost China’s Economic Growth Rate

Artificial intelligence (AI) could give China’s economic growth rate a lift from 6.3% to 7.9% by 2035, according to a forecast from Accenture. That’s because the technology ... More

Outloud Audio Adds Fortium’s MediaSeal for File Level Encryption

Digital content security solutions firm Fortium and its file encryption software software MediaSeal have been tapped by audio post production firm Outloud Audio to help protect fil... More

Dolby Atmos Presence Growing in Video Game Market

Lost somewhat amid the hype around the Microsoft One X console and virtual reality at the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles earlier this month was the clear ... More

Caringo Product Manager: More Enhancements to Swarm are on the ‘Roadmap’

Caringo recently rolled out several enhancements to its Swarm object-based storage platform and more improvements are on the Austin, Texas-based company’s “roadmap,” accordin... More

Accenture Execs: Strong Digital, Cloud and Security Demand Gave Company Q3 Boost

Accenture continued to see strong demand for digital, cloud and security-related services in its third quarter (ended May 31), and those businesses – which the company refers to ... More

Wipro Cybersecurity Report Sees Rise in Attacks

IT, consulting and business process services firm Wipro has released its first-ever cybersecurity report — interviewing nearly 140 CISO teams across various industries — and th... More

Verizon Digital Media Services Execs: Personalization Plays Key Role in Effectively Monetizing OTT Services

Many content owners have already launched over-the-top (OTT) online video services, but some of them have yet to find effective ways to increase revenue, reduce costs and keep view... More

Cisco, Verizon Collaborate Again for Enterprise Customers

Cisco and Verizon continue to collaborate on services for enterprise customers, and now Cisco will be making its Virtual Managed Services (VMS) available to Verizon in a move that ... More

TiVo Names Patel Head of IP Licensing, Renews Funai IP Agreement

TiVo June 15 announced it’s named Arvin Patel as its new EVP and chief intellectual property (IP) officer, beginning July 1, giving him oversight of the company’s massive paten... More

Wine, Wisdom & Vision Event to Include Special Performance

To close out its annual Wine, Wisdom & Vision fundraiser June 22 in Hollywood, Calif., the Entertainment AIDS Alliance (EAA), the industry’s nonprofit group dedicated to funding ... More

Ooyala: Long-Form Video Tops Usage on All Screens

For the first time since it’s been tracking the data, online video tech company Ooyala is reporting that long-form video is now responsible for the majority of time spent watchin... More

New Xbox Console Focuses on 4K Content

Microsoft June 11 unveiled the latest iteration of its Xbox gaming console, the Xbox One X, a $500 offering that promises seamless 4K quality gaming, a 4K UHD Blu-ray Disc drive, a... More

Strong Server, PC Demand Gave Dell Technologies a Boost in Q1

Dell Technologies’ results for the first quarter (ended May 5) were helped by strong demand for the company’s servers and PCs, it reported June 8. “We were pleased with th... More

Box Execs: Company Sees Multiple Opportunities for Growth

Box continues to see multiple opportunities to grow its business as the enterprise space becomes more dependent on the cloud, according to company executives. “There was liter... More

HITS: Spring 2017: MarkLogic, Avanade, SAS Tout Importance of Data Integration, Personalization

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — Data integration and personalization are important tools for content users, especially as over-the-top (OTT) services continue to gain in popularity, but... More

Pixelogic: Sony DADC NMS Creative Services a ‘Perfect’ Acquisition

Localization and distribution services firm Pixelogic announced June 1 it has acquired the Creative Services business unit of Sony DADC New Media Solutions, a perfect fit for the B... More

Box CEO: ‘Unbelievable Opportunity’ Presented by AI

Box is upbeat about artificial intelligence (AI) and believes the technology will play a significant role in its future, according to Box CEO and chairman Aaron Levie. “We are... More