Adobe today announced a suite of tools to assist publishers to produce and sell on-line content. The move is believed to be a response to the increased demand for electronic books and newspapers as a result of the increasing popularity of the Amazon Kindle, Apple iPad and other hybrid mobile …Continue reading »
Createasphere have announced that they have selected Jason Bright of Media Beacon as the winner of their DAMMY of the year award:
“The goal of the DAMMY Awards is to raise awareness of the rapidly evolving, increasingly crucial role of digital asset management (DAM); to promote creative and technical …Continue reading »
Breaking News – Wowza Media Systems, developers of the Wowza Media Server, have announced a new licensing agreement with digital media asset management provider, Dalet Digital Media Systems.
“The integration of Wowza Media Server 2 adds market-proven streaming capabilities to the Dalet MAM platform’s already powerful functionality, which includes shot …Continue reading »
North America’s leading digital television distributor, MIJO Corporation, has recently announced its acquisition of Adbeast – a web-based digital asset management business, dedicated to the needs of the advertising industry.
Steve Hancock, Founder and Principal of adbeast adds, “It is with much excitement that we join one of the most …Continue reading »
MRM Vendor, Unica has announced that it has been acquired by IBM in this press release:
“IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Unica Corporation (NASDAQ: UNCA) today announced they have entered into a definitive agreement for IBM to acquire Unica in a cash transaction at a price of $21 per share, …Continue reading »
Adobe have announced today that they intend to acquire Swiss content management software vendor, Day Software for US$240m (subject to shareholder approval):
“Adobe’s acquisition of Day will strengthen the company’s enterprise software solutions with market leading Web Content Management (WCM), Digital Asset Management and Social Collaboration offerings. This acquisition …Continue reading »
Web Experience Management vendor, Fatwire, yesterday announced they had selected EMC’s DAM offering: EMC Documentum Media WorkSpace as their DAM platform of choice:
“FatWire offers Media WorkSpace, EMC Documentum Digital Asset Manager and EMC Documentum Content Transformation Services as FatWire’s comprehensive solution for Digital Asset Management. FatWire selected …Continue reading »
Createsphere, organisers of the DAM Expo on September 23rd-24th in New York (NYC) later this year have announced they will present “The DAMMYS”, a series of awards specifically for the DAM industry:
- DAMMY of the Year.
- Best Storage, Archive, and or Preservation Solution.
- Best Strategy or Solution for Digital &
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As reported by the BBC, Getty Images have recently announced that they are extending an arrangement they have with Flickr to resell images shot by professional and semi-pro Flickr users to their commercial clients under a dedicated ‘Flickr Collection’. Now all Flickr users can opt into this scheme.
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As reported in the Wall Street Journal last week, legendary investor, Warren Buffet, CEO and Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway and the world’s 2nd richest man has recently acquired nearly 800,000 shares of Document Management group, Iron Mountain.
Buffet is renowned for his tendency to avoid tech stocks because …Continue reading »
Andrew Frank comments on the sophisticated interactive animation features of HTML5 as demonstrated by Google’s recent PacMan tribute.
“In case you missed this, Google wants you to know that, even though the official standard may be years away, HTML5 today is capable of some pretty sophisticated interactive animation today. Apple, …Continue reading »
As reported on the British Journal of Photography website, stock photo library provider Corbis (which is owned by Bill Gates, former CEO of Microsoft) are to close down their French subsidiary, Sygma, a prestigious press agency with a 37 year history. In part, the move is due to significant …Continue reading »