NetLine Launches a No-Cost Tool to Access B2B Content Consumption Data

Audience Explorer Is the New, Exclusive Search Tool Aimed at Helping Marketers Analyze B2B Content Consumption and Buyer Engagement in Real Time NetLine possesses the largest repository of content consumption insights on the B2B web. Through over 15,000 web properties and hundreds of thousands of leads processed monthly, NetLine is uniquely positioned to provide marketers with immediate, actionable insights on the content consumption behavior of professionals across the network. Harnessing the value and scale of this…

AnsweriQ Unveils New Single-Click Automation for Customer Service Teams

AnsweriQ’s Robo Assist Enables Freshly to Reduce Customer Service Response Times by 90% Utilizing Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Robotic Process Automation (RPA) AnsweriQ, a leading provider of intelligent automation for customer service, announced the availability of its product, Robo Assist, which enables single-click automation for agents – a new offering that uses AI and RPA to resolve cases. Single-click automation empowers the agent to automate mundane and repetitive scenarios like refund processing, account…

SDL Wins AI Breakthrough Award for Best Machine Translation Solution

Hai, SDL’s linguistic AI™, Recognized for Machine Translation Innovation in 2019 SDL, a global leader in content creation, translation and delivery, announced that Hai, SDL’s linguistic AI, has been selected as the winner of the “Best Machine Translation Solution” award from AI Breakthrough, a leading market intelligence organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies and products in the global Artificial Intelligence (AI) market. As the backbone to SDL Machine Translation, Hai helps users quickly…

TVSquared Releases Direct-to-Consumer TV Advertising Performance Report

TVSquared, the worldwide leader in TV attribution, released the findings of its 2019 Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) TV Advertising Performance report. DTC brands are one of the fastest growing groups of TV advertisers, devoting $3.8 billion in media spend to it last year alone. TVSquared’s report uncovers the TV buy elements that are driving response, spanning creative lengths, KPIs, programming genres, dayparts and days of week. “Direct Outcomes: Analyzing the ‘Big Bets’ DTC Brands Are Making on TV” TVSquared analyzed 15 months…

InsideSales.com Names Chris Harrington Chief Executive Officer

Former COO and SaaS Leader to Drive Next Phase of Growth for Sales Technology Innovator InsideSales.com, the only AI Sales Platform powered by Collective Intelligence, announced Chris Harrington has been appointed chief executive officer, effective immediately. Previously COO of InsideSales.com, Chris brings a depth of experience leading high-growth software companies and has driven nearly 30 percent enterprise customer growth since joining seven months ago. Harrington will succeed former CEO and founder Dave Elkington,…

Unravel Data Announces Partner Program and New Executive Hire to Meet Demand for Cloud Migration and Data Operations Initiatives

Unravel Partner Ecosystem Encompasses an Expansive Network of Innovators to Help Businesses Optimize Their Data Systems and Future-Proof Cloud Migration Strategies Unravel Data, the only data operations platform providing full-stack visibility and AI-powered recommendations to drive more reliable performance in modern data applications, announced the Unravel Partner Program, which brings together world-leading technology innovators that support Unravel’s mission to radically simplify the way businesses optimize the…

Neongecko Inc. Launches “Neon AI Nano HTML” to Add Conversational AI to Websites

Website Designers Can Now Add a Powerful Desktop AI Assistant to Standard Webpages Neongecko.com Inc. unveiled the “Neon AI Nano HTML” to enable website designers to quickly and easily add conversational AI to webpages. Neon AI Nano can be added to webpages with standard HTML. Conversational AI results can be input from Neon AI with a simple “paste” command. Recent market data shows that typing will be used for less than 50% of searches in 2020, and voice will be used for more than 50% of human computer…

Cloudinary Brings Adobe Creative Cloud Connector for Dynamic Digital Experiences

Integration Enables Cloudinary DAM and Adobe Creative Cloud Users to More Easily Deliver Engaging Campaigns and Dynamic Digital Experiences Cloudinary announced that it is adding the Adobe Creative Cloud Connector to its suite of end-to-end media management integrations. The new connector enables Cloudinary Digital Asset Management (DAM) and Creative Cloud customers to streamline media workflows, allowing creative, marketing and development stakeholders to work seamlessly and more effectively across solutions, and more…

Formulus Black Partners with Looker to Improve Data Science Team Productivity

Joint solution to increase query performance up to 70x for data teams to analyze, and visualize data faster than ever before Venture-backed startup Formulus Black announced it has partnered with Looker, a leading data platform company, for a joint solution to increase query performance up to 70x without complicated database migrations or changes. Formulus Black’s Forsa software, combined with Looker, allow users to analyze and visualize data at memory channel speeds. The efficiency of data teams depends on how fast…

Jetson Announces Launch of its Self-Service Voice Commerce Platform

The NYC-based company has developed an easy way for online businesses to create a voice-first marketplace in a matter of minutes Jetson expands its intelligent, voice-commerce platform availability to include the entire eCommerce market. The company has announced a turn-key dashboard solution that enables merchants to upload products and create a multi-step conversational sales channel on Alexa and Google Home within minutes. Jetson is offering a no-risk free trial for two weeks for clients to test the platform, prior…

Leading Digital Fraud Prevention Provider Kount Partners With Engage People to Protect Customer Loyalty Redemption Programs

Kount, a leading digital fraud prevention provider, and Engage People, a global loyalty platform, announced a partnership that will protect customer loyalty programs from fraud. Customer accounts that store valuable information or currency, such as loyalty points, are frequent targets of fraud. Account takeover attacks have tripled over the last year, costing consumers more than $5.1 billion worldwide, according to the 2018 Identity Fraud Survey conducted by Javelin Strategy & Research. Engage People will help its…

New Study Shows Adoption of Business Automation Technologies is Driven by the C-Suite

Survey commissioned by UiPath finds most organizations are very satisfied with their automation programs and believe automation will accelerate human achievement UiPath, the leading Robotic Process Automation (RPA) software company, released a new study that explores the current and future progress of automation in organizations around the world. The survey, developed in collaboration with The Economist Intelligence Unit, found that over 90 percent of organizations already use technology to automate business processes.…

Gladly Named a 2019 Cool Vendor in CRM Customer Service and Support by Gartner

Gladly Helps Brands Build Empathetic Conversations By Putting the Customer at the Center of Every Interaction Gladly, a company that’s reinventing customer service for B2C brands, has been named a Cool Vendor in Gartner’s May 17, 2019 Cool Vendors in CRM Customer Service and Support report. At Gladly, we believe that we are helping brands communicate with their customers seamlessly across all channels, from voice to email and SMS, as well as chat and social messaging. Gladly is designed to look and feel like modern-day…

Spectrio Acquires Media Distribution Solutions, Adding On-Demand Video Production and an Online Video Marketing Platform to its Suite of…

Merger allows customers to bridge the gap between online and offline content Spectrio, one of the nation’s leading providers of in-store marketing solutions powered by content and technology, announced today that it has acquired Media Distribution Solutions (MDS), a leader in low-cost, on-demand video creation based in Plano, Texas. The acquisition builds upon Spectrio’s marketing technology suite, further accelerating the Company’s capability to provide content at scale across avenues both online and on-site. Today,…

Alibaba’s 6.18 Mid-Year Shopping Festival Breaks Records Across China

Product debuts, livestreaming powered marquee Tmall, Taobao first-half event Alibaba Group’s Taobao and Tmall shattered multiple records during this year’s “6.18 Mid-Year Shopping Festival,” sating a rising demand from consumers in less-developed cities for quality products. This 6.18 was the most-inclusive ever, with over 200,000 brands taking part. Innovative marketing campaigns and tools provided by Alibaba’s core platforms during the 18-day campaign helped more than 110 brands each generate gross merchandise…

Visa to Acquire Rambus Payments Portfolio

Visa Will Expand Enhanced Security Benefits of Tokenization Beyond Visa Cards to Any Type of Transaction, Including Domestic Card Networks, Account-Based and Real-Time Payments Systems Visa announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the token services and ticketing businesses, formerly Bell ID and Ecebs LTD, from Rambus, a premier silicon IP and chip provider dedicated to delivering data faster and safer. The combination of Visa’s network tokenization capabilities with the local and account tokenization…

Monetate Exceeds $2 Billion in Influenced Revenue and Unveils New Brand Identity and Leadership at Cannes Lions 2019

As of H1 2019, Monetate has influenced more than $2 billion in purchases and its broader growth strategy includes new branding and leadership to serve rising demand for smarter personalization technology Monetate, the worldwide leader in personalization, at Cannes Lions reported strong H1 momentum including passing the milestone of $2 billion in revenue influenced and unveiled a new brand identity, technology investments and expanded leadership team. These successes mark the company’s next phase of growth, driven by the…

Showpad Secures $70 Million in Series D Funding

Investment Will Accelerate Global Expansion and Drive Continued Platform Innovation by the World's Largest Sales Enablement Software Provider Showpad, the leading sales enablement solution, has secured $70 million in Series D funding, a combination of debt and equity, led by Dawn Capital and Insight Partners with participation from existing investor Hummingbird Ventures and new investor Korelya Capital. Silicon Valley Bank provided the debt financing for the deal. The investment will fuel Showpad's continued global…

Mobile Marketing and Advertising Tech Company Vehicle Relaunches as Sinch Engage, Setting a New Standard for Personalized, Relevant Customer…

New Agency Matches Dynamic Messaging Technology With Advanced Creative, Empowering Brands to Reach Consumers With Personalized Video and Other Rich Content on Their Mobile Devices Sinch, a global leader in cloud communications for mobile customer engagement, launched Sinch Engage, a new business unit focused on mobile marketing and advertising technology. Formerly known as Vehicle, Sinch Engage draws upon Sinch’s shared technology assets and broad ecosystem of channel partners to spearhead group initiatives in mobile…

New 2019 Cloud Security Research Reveals Key Challenges for Security Professionals

Data Loss and Leakage, Unauthorized Access Top List of Cloud Security Concerns Security professionals continue to face a number of major challenges as more organizations move legacy IT operations to cloud infrastructure and applications, and traditional security tools often fall short, according to the 2019 Cloud Security Report. The research, produced by Cybersecurity Insiders and sponsored by Delta Risk, a leading provider of cloud security and consulting services, clearly shows that organizations must assess their cloud…