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Smith.ai Improves Client Results for Legal Marketing Agencies like AttorneySync and GNGF

Law-firm marketing agencies choose leading virtual receptionist service to help their clients grow faster Two marketing agencies specializing in the legal industry have partnered with virtual receptionist service Smith.ai to offer their law firm clients the tools they need to capture and qualify new leads looking for legal services. After reviewing a number of services in the virtual receptionist category, AttorneySync and GNGF both chose Smith.ai for the company's proven track record of delivering comprehensive solutions…

MatchCraft’s CEO Wins the Localogy Excellence Category Builder Award

Sandy Lohr honored for her contribution to the local search industry Localogy announced that MatchCraft's CEO, Sandy Lohr, has been awarded the Localogy Excellence Category Builder Award in recognition of the work that she continues to do to help shape the future of the local search industry. Marketing Technology News: Cognizant to Acquire Lev to Expand Digital Marketing Expertise This was the first installment of the Localogy Excellence Awards, hosted by the newly rebranded Localogy (formerly the Local Search…

Activision Blizzard And Google Enter Into Multi-Year Strategic Relationship To Power New Player Experiences

Together, companies will usher in a new era of gaming experiences through Google Cloud as Activision Blizzard's preferred cloud provider and YouTube as its exclusive live esports streaming destination Activision Blizzard and Google announced a multi-year strategic relationship to power new player experiences. Google Cloud will serve as the preferred provider for Activision Blizzard's game hosting infrastructure and YouTube as its exclusive streaming partner worldwide, excluding China, for live broadcasts of its popular…

Kaizo Raises $3 Million to Accelerate Customer Support Productivity Leveraging Gamification and Artificial Intelligence for Agents Worldwide

Led by Gradient Ventures (Google's AI fund) and Partech; Christoph Auer-Welsbach, former Partner at IBM Ventures, Joins as Co-Founder Dutch startup Kaizo, formerly known as Ticketless, announces a $3 million seed round led by Gradient Ventures, Google's AI-focused venture fund, and Partech, with participation from several angel investors. Entrepreneur and investor Christoph Auer-Welsbach, former partner at IBM Ventures, also joins Kaizo as a co-founder. Kaizo was started in 2018 by Dominik Blattner, an entrepreneur with…

Phunware Launches National Ventilator Registry

Phunware, Inc., a fully-integrated enterprise cloud platform for mobile that provides products, solutions, data and services for brands worldwide, announced it has launched a National Ventilator Registry. "As the United States braces for an onslaught of coronavirus cases, hospitals and governments are confronting a grim reality - there are not nearly enough lifesaving ventilator machines to go around and there is no way to solve the problem before the disease reaches full throttle,” according to a recent NY Times article.…

Boston Digital Expands Leadership with Digital Marketing and Sales Veterans, Morgan Wallace and Bill Carino

Boston Digital, a leading digital marketing agency, has added two industry veterans to its roster. Bill Carino has joined the firm as Head of Sales and Marketing, and Morgan Wallace has joined as Director of Digital Marketing Boston Digital, a leading digital marketing agency, has added two industry veterans to its roster. Bill Carino has joined the firm as Head of Sales and Marketing, and Morgan Wallace has joined as Director of Digital Marketing. Carino will focus on helping prospective clients across verticals assess…

6 Content Marketing Growth Hacks to Help Your Global Organization

Content Marketing has fundamentally changed over the past few years as consumers increasingly rely on digital content. The number of global internet users has skyrocketed since 2005, and consumers now spend an average of 8.8 hours each day engaging with digital content. With such an increase in the absorption of digital content, your organization’s online presence must be a larger priority than ever before.  Cutting through the noise of emails received, blog posts read, and ads viewed is the key to successful Marketing in…

TechBytes with Arun Kothanath, Chief Security Strategist at Clango

Know My Company Hi Arun. Please tell us about your journey in technology and how you started at Clango. The current cybersecurity team started about 26 years ago. The team did pioneering work in providing solutions that focused on application security. A few years later, the team started focusing on areas concerned with User Identity, as the industry was still defining what it needed. The current cyber team at Clango encompasses skills that are required to address every aspect of Identity Management in an enterprise.…

Cyclonis Backup Launched to Protect Against Ransomware & Securely Backup Files from Data Loss

Cyclonis Limited releases Cyclonis Backup, an easy-to-use and full-featured backup solution that leverages the Cloud and strong AES-256 encryption to help users protect themselves against ransomware and backup their data. Cyclonis Ltd. releases Cyclonis Backup, a backup solution designed to simplify the process of backing up and restoring information. Cyclonis Backup's intuitive interface is tailored to help both novice and expert users to seamlessly and effectively backup their important files. Backup data is encrypted…

Plug and Play Announces Launch of COVID-19 Startup Accelerator

Plug and Play has announcedthat they will launch a global COVID-19 Accelerator dedicated to scaling the world's most promising startups who can help address the coronavirus pandemic. The program will focus on existing technologies that can achieve massive scale, initially across three tracks: healthcare, enterprise, and supply chain. Marketing Technology News: CBX Expert: Top-Tier Store Brands are a Strategic Necessity for Retailers The coronavirus has disrupted global supply chains and business models, transforming…

MarTech Interview with Shashi Seth, SVP at Oracle Marketing Cloud

"Data Science is pushing the effectiveness of email marketing in new directions, bringing us closer to human interaction." From eBay to Google to Oracle, tell us about your journey in product innovation. My journey in Product Management started at eBay, during a time when Product Manager roles hadn’t been fully defined. I was the first Technical Product Manager hired at eBay to lead the establishment of a developer program, as well as set the strategic vision for their development platform. It was interesting to work…

Robin Daniels Joins Matterport as New Chief Marketing Officer

Seasoned Leader to Help Fuel Company's Rapid Global Growth Matterport, the market leader for spatial data capture, announced the appointment of Robin Daniels as chief marketing officer reporting to CEO, RJ Pittman. Daniels will lead Matterport's worldwide marketing strategy at a time of rapid growth for the company. He will drive all marketing and communications initiatives globally to bring Matterport's vision to life across all channels and markets. Marketing Technology News: GIACT Issues Report on the Growing Global…

SiriusXM’s Pearl Jam Radio to Broadcast Special Programming for Band’s New Album

Gigaton, Pearl Jam's eleventh studio album, to air in full Friday on Pearl Jam Radio SiriusXM announced today that Pearl Jam Radio, the band's exclusive SiriusXM channel, is creating special programming surrounding the release of Gigaton, Pearl Jam's new album that will air in its entirety on Friday, March 27. Marketing Technology News: COVID-19 Phishes Explode as U.S. Reels From Pandemic Pearl Jam will release their much-anticipated eleventh studio album on Friday. Gigaton marks the band's first studio album since…

NewsCred Named a Leader (Again) in the Third Gartner Magic Quadrant for Content Marketing Platforms

Positioned highest for 'ability to execute' for the third consecutive year NewsCred, the world’s leading enterprise Content Marketing Platform solution, announced it has once again been recognized as a "Leader" in the Gartner “Magic Quadrant for Content Marketing Platforms." This marks three years in a row that NewsCred has been placed highest for "ability to execute" in the Leaders quadrant. Marketing Technology News: SalesHood Steps Up to Offer Free Usage of Its Sales Enablement Platform During COVID-19 Crisis “To…

Daily MarTech Roundup: Latest News, Insights, Funding and Updates

Today’s Daily MarTech Round-up covers the latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience AI and ML announcements from ZON, Vibes, National Retail Solutions, Espressive, Groupon, Amperity and Replicant.ai. ZON, the Region’s First Fully Decentralized Mobile E-commerce Platform, Closes UAE’s Largest Ever Seed Funding Round ZON, the region’s first fully decentralized mobile-only e-commerce network, has closed its seed funding round at an unprecedented US$8 million, making it the largest recorded single…

Deep Learning to Be Key Driver for Expansion and Adoption of AI in Asia-Pacific, Says GlobalData

Deep learning, a subset of machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI), is predicted to provide formidable momentum for the adoption and growth of artificial intelligence in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region. The next few years will see deep learning become part of main-stream deployments, bringing commendable changes to businesses in the region, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. GlobalData estimates the APAC region to account for approximately 30% of the global AI platforms’ revenue (around…

Flipboard Expands Local Coverage, Adds Coronavirus Updates for All 35 Metro Areas

Flipboard, a curated content platform for people around the world, adds deep coverage for 12 new metro areas, including Cleveland, Detroit and St. Louis to its Local initiative, bringing the total number of locales to 35. In each city, Flipboard works with local partners such as Cleveland.com | The Plain Dealer, the Detroit Free Press, and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Additionally, Patch and ProPublica are joining the initiative, expanding local coverage from seven existing local topics—news, politics, real estate, commute,…

Coconut Software Sees Rapid Adoption as Financial Sector Struggles to Support Work From Home Model

Coconut Software, a leading enterprise-level customer engagement technology provider, announced the priority release of their new remote meeting capabilities last week in response to the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis. Within just days of its release, 19 of North America's leading banks and credit unions have enabled the option to book remote meetings via video or phone, with the Coconut team working tirelessly to help them navigate this newly imposed digital world. As many branches are forced to close their doors,…

Two-Thirds of “Retail Winners” Identify Real-Time Supply Chain Visibility as a Strategic Focus Area

New research highlights Retail Winners’ determination to ‘see’ the supply chain in motion, and identifies forecasting, internal communication and compliance as key opportunities for retailers Symphony RetailAI, the leading global provider of integrated AI-enabled marketing, merchandising and supply chain solutions for FMCG retailers and CPG manufacturers, today announced the findings of a new benchmark report, “The Retail Supply Chain: Designing New Ways to Satisfy Demand.” The sixth annual study focused on supply chain…

Pareteum Sees Uptick in Demand and Throughput Across Its Customer Base

Pareteum Experience Cloud Named a ‘Product of the Year Winner’ in the Recent INTERNET TELEPHONY Awards Pareteum Corporation, a cloud communications platform company, continues to deliver communications, mobility, and intelligence services for its customers and provide support to its global employee base during this unprecedented and challenging time.  Due to circumstances related to the coronavirus and the increasing need for a fully virtual workforce, Pareteum’s customers are seeing substantial growth in demand for…