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Global Digital Capitals Index: AI Tops Emerging Technologies List Set to Inject Billions into the World Economy

AI, IoT, 5G and Blockchain Are Predicted to Contribute $721 Billion per Year in Economic Development of 60 Major Global Cities Digital Realty, a leading global provider of data center, colocation and interconnection solutions, unveiled new research predicting that by 2029 AI, IoT, blockchain and 5G will drive $721 billion in revenue per year to 60 of the largest cities around the world. Through new jobs, new businesses, new industries, improved public services and more, the following 10 cities (ranked in order) are…

Axiomatics Presents Data Security Trends Emerging in 2020

More Data, Modern Technologies and New Regulations Mean Data Security is a Top Priority for IT Professionals in the Future Axiomatics, the leader in externalized, fine-grained dynamic authorization, released its annual trends that are now developing in the data security landscape. Axiomatics’ data security specialists assembled this year’s trends highlighting new techniques large enterprises are using to secure an ever-increasing amount of data. In fact, according to this report, enterprises could produce as much as 90…

UJET Releases New Research with Insights on the New Tools, Technologies, and Channels Shaping Customer Support

New report further establishes the need for building seamless customer experiences across all channels and touchpoints UJET Inc., a leading provider of customer support communications and solutions, released its new report, Optimizing Channels for Customer Support, focusing on the new tools, technologies, and channels customers are moving towards as they look for a more seamless support experience. The report is based on a survey conducted with data analytics firm YouGov, which queried 500 respondents across…

Cognizant Intends to Acquire EI-Technologies, a Leading European Salesforce Platform Specialist

Acquisition would accelerate growth of Cognizant's Salesforce business Cognizant has entered into exclusive negotiations to acquire the French operations of EI-Technologies, a Paris-based, privately-held digital technology consulting firm and leading independent Salesforce specialist in France. The proposed acquisition would complement Cognizant's global Salesforce practice, expanding client resources in Europe. The planned acquisition requires advance consultation with the relevant works councils and would be subject to…

4 Evolving Technologies That Are Empowering Chatbots

Chatbots are already transforming industries across the board—and they’re only going to become more impactful as technology evolves. A chatbot is a piece of software that can communicate with users in a back-and-forth, conversational way. All kinds of different businesses and organizations are starting to use them because they can: Automate and scale routine support functions Provide education and information in a friendly, digestible style Guide shoppers to boost e-commerce sales Generate and qualify leads…

Davos Panel Hosted By IBM CEO Ginni Rometty Explores Precision Regulation Of AI & Emerging Technology

Event Formally Launches Ibm Policy Lab, a New Forum to Advance Bold, Actionable Policy Recommendations for a Digital Society and Foster Trust in Innovation also Follows IBM Policy Lab Publication of Industry-Leading Priorities to Guide Regulation of Artificial Intelligence Based on Accountability, Transparency, Fairness and Security Today at the World Economic Forum in Davos, IBM launched the IBM Policy Lab - a new global forum aimed at advancing bold, actionable policy recommendations for technology's toughest…

5 Revelations from LinkedIn 2020 Emerging Jobs Report that Should Excite a MarTech CMO

This week, LinkedIn released the third edition of their annual 2020 Emerging Jobs Report for the US. This US emerging trends report makes startling revelations on the unique job avenues and opportunities within the fast-growing 'data economy'. LinkedIn's annual report for 2020 pushes the bar higher for MarTech CMOs who would benefit from this well-examined emerging jobs report, identifying with top 15 jobs in the US that have emerged in the last five years. The emerging workforce trends in the space of Marketing, Sales, …

What’s Up, Doc?: How Digital Technologies and AI Are Changing Healthcare

In the near future, having an appointment with your doctor online will become as normal as making a payment on an app or booking a taxi through Uber. Through a range of new technologies, like Artificial Intelligence (AI), Telehealth, and Robotics, as well as disruptive market entrants, Healthcare is in line for some big changes. Google, Amazon, and Apple are all eyeing up a lucrative market with built-in inefficiencies. These span from the cost of medical insurance to the length of time needed to get an appointment. The…

Adoption of AI Technologies Among U.S. Businesses Increases from 48% to 72% in One Year, According to RELX

New Study Reveals Perception of AI among U.S. Business Leaders is Evolving as Emerging Tech Hits Hypergrowth Phase RELX, a global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers, announced the release of its second annual RELX Emerging Tech Executive Report, which highlights how executives in different industries across the United States use and view artificial intelligence (AI) technologies including machine learning and deep learning. The survey reveals AI use has…

Volante Technologies offers FREE SaaS Real-Time / Instant Payments Processing

Any bank, regardless of size, can offer immediate payment capabilities to their customers Volante Technologies Inc., a global provider of technology and software as a service to accelerate digital transformation and payments modernization, announced the launch of free RTP / instant payments processing on the cloud as a service. The capability to offer RTP is rapidly becoming the norm for large banks and an emerging necessity for smaller and mid-sized banks. Traditional implementation models, with their high costs and…

From Billboards to Big Data: The Future of Advertising Amid the Rise of Emerging Tech

The Golden Age of Advertising saw the shift from print to the earliest iterations of digital, amid the rise of broadcast and television, following shoppers into their homes and propelling advertising towards the personal. With the birth of market research, Personalization became more of a science than an art,  enabling advertisers to better target their efforts and paving the way towards big data as we know it. In 2019, programmatic advertising – a new niche in Digital Advertising - is set to become an $84 billion industry.…

Ario Technologies, Inc. Increases Seed Funding to $2 Million for Augmented Reality Software Platform

The Seed Funding Round Helps the Company to Bring Augmented Reality to the Industrial Enterprise Ario Technologies, Inc., creators of Ario, an augmented reality (AR) software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform, announced today that it has closed a $2 million venture round led by NRV, a Richmond-based venture capital firm focused on providing counsel, connections and capital to growing companies in the Commonwealth.  Ario has also been granted a $1.5 million SBIR grant by the United States Air Force bringing a total of $3.5…

DataVeil Technologies Announces Release of Upgraded Signature Data-Masking Software: DataVeil (v4)

DataVeil Technologies recently released the newest iteration of its unique and wide-ranging data-masking software, DataVeil (v4). DataVeil is a software platform that provides users with an intuitive framework to create various data-masking projects with underlying in-place controls and management. Users can design and execute their own data masks, or choose from a variety of feature-rich masks crafted specifically by DataVeil's own coding experts. DataVeil can be used to mask SQL databases for any number of business, tech…

Whetstone Technologies Announces SoniBridge – Enabling Mobile Marketing for Voice Assistants

Whetstone Technologies announces the general availability of the SoniBridge platform, spanning the gap between voice assistants and mobile marketing via text messaging.  The company will be demonstrating their patent-pending, voice-first technology at the 2019 VOICE Summit in Newark, NJ from July 22-25. "We developed the SoniBridge platform to close the customer engagement loop while delivering a frictionless, beneficial user experience.  Our technology enables clients to increase offer redemption and lead generation…

The First Emerging Tech Connector In Vietnam – YellowBlocks – Announces 100 Global Partners In The Unprecedented Tech Cruise

YellowBlocks was founded in 2018 as the first emerging tech ecosystem connector for Vietnam. As the platform for collaboration for AI/ML, Blockchain, Cloud, BigData, IoT, AR/VR.., YellowBlocks is hosting an unprecedented event in Vietnam, The #Elite1010 Emerging Tech Cruise, with key stakeholders in the ecosystem. The event is taking place on July 19th, 2019 on the luxurious Saigon Sensation Cruise at the heart of Saigon. Marketing Technology News: VaaS and USB are Helping to Drive Growth in the Video Conferencing &…

BabbleLabs Raises $14 million Series A Financing from Dell Technologies Capital and Intel Capital to Accelerate Speech Technology

Startup develops advanced speech enhancement, noise reduction and voice analysis solutions for the future of business-critical communications BabbleLabs, a speech technology startup based in Silicon Valley, announced that it has raised Series A financing of $14 million from institutional and individual investors. The round was co-led by Dell Technologies Capital and Intel Capital, with contributions from new investors and all major seed investors. Gregg Adkin from Dell Technologies Capital and Vijay Reddy from Intel Capital…

Bright Pattern Selected by Ocular Technologies to Provide Innovative Customer Service Offering

Bright Pattern, Leading Provider of Omnichannel Cloud Contact Center Software for Innovative Companies, Selected by Ocular Technologies, Customer Experience Leader in South Africa Bright Pattern announced its partnership with Ocular Technologies, the first 100% cloud-based customer engagement provider in South Africa. Bright Pattern Contact Center software will help Ocular Technologies provide the most innovative technology to top South African brands across all industries. Ocular Technologies is a customer…

Miles Chooses HERE Technologies to Power Location Services for Its Rewards Platform and App

Miles, the world's first universal miles earnings program, has chosen HERE Technologies to help support location services on its platform. Available now on Android and iOS, the Miles platform and app allows anyone with a smartphone to earn miles as they travel, redeemable for exclusive rewards with more than 75 leading brands, retailers and transportation providers across categories. For consumers, Miles is a loyalty platform that rewards daily movement – with healthier and more eco-friendly modes of transport rewarded…

Dell Technologies Cloud Accelerates Customers’ Multi-Cloud Journey

New Cloud Solutions, Powered by Dell EMC and VMware, Enable Consistent Hybrid Cloud Operations across Public Cloud, Private Cloud and the Edge Dell Technologies is unveiling Dell Technologies Cloud, a new set of cloud infrastructure solutions to make hybrid cloud environments simpler to deploy and manage. Combining the power of VMware and Dell EMC infrastructure, Dell Technologies Cloud removes cloud complexity by offering consistent infrastructure and operations for IT resources, across public and private clouds and the…

Factual Launches Measurement Intelligence to Track Real-World Conversions and Optimize Campaigns Across New and Emerging Digital Channels

New Product Follows More Than 400% Growth in Factual’s Current Measurement Offerings Factual, the location data company, announced Measurement Intelligence, a new product that helps brands, advertisers and agencies clearly access andunderstand campaign performance metrics and ROI using real-world visitation data through a self-service dashboard. Measurement Intelligence launches following a landmark year for the company, which raised $42 million in new funding and expanded its global presence, launching into the JAPAC…