Jeffrey Katzenberg mobile service NewTV makes CEO hire

Jeffrey Katzenberg’s upcoming mobile video service, NewTV, is nearing launch with the hire of Hewlett Packard’s Meg Whitman as its CEO. Former DreamWorks Animation (DWA) owner Katzenberg has been preparing NewTV (WT) since raising nearly US$600 million last year and then launching media investment vehicle WndrCo. Whitman, currently chief executive and president of Hewlett Packard Enterprise, […]

Imagine and HP team up for production, playout and distribution

Imagine Communications has expanded its existing relationship with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) to enable communications service providers, broadcast and media companies to construct video production, playout and distribution facilities. Under the agreement between the pair, HPE will resell Imagine Communications’ entire product portfolio virtually worldwide. The deal also aligns Imagine Communications’ core products with HPE’s […]

Autonomy sells Blinkx stake

Hewlett-Packard-owned software company Autonomy has reportedly sold its remaining stake in online media platform provider Blinkx.  According to a Reuters report, Autonomy sold its 45.7 million Blinkx shares at 120 pence per share, in a deal valued at £54.84 million. Last month media search and recommendation specialist Blinkx reported strong growth for the year to […]