Vimeo launches its own live video product after acquiring Livestream

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After giving up its membership video on request business recently, IAC-owned video streaming site Vimeo reported today that it’s procuring the live video streaming platform, Livestream, and will be launching its own live video product, Vimeo Live. The move to incorporate Livestream’s innovation into Vimeo will enable video makers to record, alter, stream and file their live events. The organization has not revealed the terms of the acquisition yet, but rather the arrangement is relied upon to close ahead of schedule in the final quarter. Vimeo said that it’s also the biggest acquisition in its history, The arrangement bodes well…

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How AI Will Change Business Strategy

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How will AI change strategy? That’s the single most common question the three of us are asked from corporate executives, and it’s not trivial to answer. AI is fundamentally a prediction technology. As advances in AI make prediction cheaper, economic theory dictates that we’ll use prediction more frequently and widely, and the value of complements to prediction – like human judgment – will rise. But what does all this mean for strategy? Here’s a thought experiment we’ve been using to answer that question. Most people are familiar with shopping at Amazon. Like with most online retailers, you visit their website,…

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The 3 critical questions for using AI in marketing

AI in Marketing

Everyone’s talking about artificial intelligence, but what are the practical steps you need to take to get it to work for your business? Assaf Baciu, SVP of product, Persado looks at the questions organisations have to ask if ask if they’re aiming to use AI in marketing. One question businesses ask themselves is, “are we ready for AI”? Based on the number of solutions providers touting fancy new “AI” capabilities my Google alerts throw up, the number of businesses who think they’re ready is growing. But what is it that they’re ready for? There’s a lack of clarity around AI:…

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Samsung is the latest tech titan to open an AI lab in Canada

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If it wasn’t already clear that Canada is becoming a hotbed for AI research, it is now: Samsung has opened an AI lab (shown below) at the Université de Montréal. The school’s faculty and students (including long-time Samsung partner Prof. Yoshua Bengio) will collaborate with South Korean researchers on a slew of AI-related projects, including self-driving car technology, image recognition, translation and robots. While you may not see the first fruits of this lab for years, it underscores both Samsung’s increasing dependence on AI and the tech industry’s rapid shift to the north. It’s no secret that Samsung wants (and…

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Daisy-Chain your signal Broadcast over a worldwide network of live streamers

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Register as a live streaming professional partner Your WiFi or ADSL Network may suffer when you are out filming a live stream at a client’s venue. The problem may be network coverage in the area. We are offering a, free to sign-up service for professional live streamers. Want a Partner to stream your show from a network with a stronger signal than you? All you have to do from your side is to get one stream out to the world. Your registered Partner will then grab the stream and push it out to other websites. Web registration is a Free…

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