Author Archive: Kathleen Maher

Kathleen is the editor-in-chief of GraphicSpeak and a senior analyst at Jon Peddie Research. She has been writing about design, movies, music, art, and technology for almost all of her working life.

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Corel Corporation acquires Parallels

Corel Corporation acquires Parallels

Two companies off the radar find each other.

By December 27, 2018 Read More →
The Foundry updates its Nuke lineup to 11.3

The Foundry updates its Nuke lineup to 11.3

The Foundry has released its latest update, Nuke 11.3, the fourth installment of the Nuke 11 series. With this release, the Foundry places an emphasis on collaboration with improvements for Live Groups, improved particle system performance, multi-file stereo Nuke Studio and Hiero, and UI and performance improvements. The latest improvements also enhance the use of […]

By December 20, 2018 Read More →
Autodesk hits its marks

Autodesk hits its marks

Company reports increased ARR and promises continued growth.

By December 13, 2018 Read More →
Apple gradually wins back professionals with Final Cut Pro X

Apple gradually wins back professionals with Final Cut Pro X

Latest 4.2 version adds third party workflow extensions, batch share, time code window and more.

By December 10, 2018 Read More →
Autodesk reveals first steps in its alliance with Unity for visualization

Autodesk reveals first steps in its alliance with Unity for visualization

Last year Autodesk abandoned its Stingray game engine product.  Part of the reason the company decided to can Stingray, the game engine they developed and created from technology acquired with Bitsquid in 2014, was because Autodesk saw their customers ignoring Stingray and using Unreal or Unity. Autodesk realized it made more sense to go to where their […]

By November 20, 2018 Read More →
Epic’s Unreal Engine update delivers on promises made

Epic’s Unreal Engine update delivers on promises made

Unreal Engine 4.21 arrives with updated tools and more options for non-gaming applications.

By November 15, 2018 Read More →
AMD takes aim at the data center

AMD takes aim at the data center

And finds its targets in the places its competitors can’t or won’t go.

By November 14, 2018 Read More →
Hexagon strengthens its construction solutions portfolio for AEC market with Bricsys acquisition

Hexagon strengthens its construction solutions portfolio for AEC market with Bricsys acquisition

Hexagon AB continues its aggressive expansion into new markets with the acquisition of Belgian CAD software developer Bricsys. Founded in 2002, Bricsys introduced its flagship product BricsCAD as an AutoCAD competitor and that is still the company’s largest base of users.  However, the company has a talented team of developers and has added on new […]

By November 12, 2018 Read More →
Done deal: GitHub now belongs to Microsoft

Done deal: GitHub now belongs to Microsoft

And Microsoft’s development pool has become much richer.

By November 1, 2018 Read More →
SmartTalk: Voice is the new playground for AI

SmartTalk: Voice is the new playground for AI

No manual needed for voice queries.

By October 31, 2018 Read More →