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Seeing AI to AI: NVIDIA Deepens Ties with Top Research Center

Company becomes a shareholder in Germany's DFKI, one of world’s largest research centers dedicated to AI Andreas Dengel wants to get AI into more people’s hands while he continues to advance the technology. Sharing that mission and a history of close ties, NVIDIA just joined him and his roughly 1,000 colleagues as a shareholder in the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI). “A study last week said many companies are collecting data, but they don’t know what to do with it. We can help them join an…

ZINFI Platform Once Again Named a Leader in G2’s Latest User Ratings for Partner Management Software

Validated reviews from G2 user community and data aggregated from online sources and social networks again earn ZINFI a spot in the G2 “Leaders” quadrant; platform ranks #2 in satisfaction and #3 ranking in ease of use, and earns scores of 90% or higher on every G2 metric G2, the world’s leading business solutions review website, recently released its Spring 2020 scores for Best Partner Management Software. ZINFI’s partner management software was again named to the “Leaders” quadrant based on the responses of real,…

Factual + Foursquare Announce World’s Most-Powerful Location Engine Pairing

In the COVID-19 stricken economy, here’s the first-big positive news today, and it’s worth ‘billions’. Yes, when location data companies merge, they take in mighty-high expectations and attention. Factual and Foursquare, the two leading location data enrichment and analytics platforms, have announced a merger. The combined infrastructure is aimed at creating the world’s most-powerful location data engine for global brands, advertisers, publishers, and agencies. It is astonishingly ‘easy’ to gauge how many global…

Bright Pattern Launches AI Solution Packs for Easy to Deploy Artificial Intelligence in Contact Centers

Bright Pattern AI Solution Packs are an industry-first for making Artificial Intelligence easy to deploy in contact centers with immediate ROI Bright Pattern, the most powerful AI-powered cloud contact center for innovative companies, today announces Bright Pattern AI Solution Packs to help companies of all sizes utilize artificial intelligence instantly in their contact center operations. Although AI is a top priority for CIOs and companies looking to transform with a next-generation digital customer experience, most…

Perch Raises $8 Million to Acquire Top Performing ‘Fulfillment by Amazon’ Products and Companies

Spark Capital leads raise as Perch creates new model of consumer products company Perch, a technology-driven commerce company that acquires and operates top Amazon FBA (fulfillment by Amazon) businesses with winning products in their respective categories, today announced that it has closed $8 million in funding. The round was led by Spark Capital with participation from Tectonic Ventures. Perch will use the funds to acquire category-leading products, build out its core team, and further invest in technology and…

Okera Raises $15 Million to Meet Growing Customer Demand, Names Nick Halsey CEO

ClearSky leads investment, Patrick Heim and Tim Eades join the Okera board Okera announced the company has raised $15 million in new funding to help provide enterprises with secure data access at scale for modern analytic platforms. The strategic investment was led by ClearSky Security. The current raise brings the total funding for the company to $29.6 million and includes participation by existing investors Bessemer Venture Partners and Felicis Ventures. The new funding will be used to expand Okera's investment in…

Sales Today Is More Essential and Challenging Than Ever: Optimizing Performance in a Time of Uncertainty

COVID-19 continues to ravage businesses across the globe. From the declining stock market to remote work mandates and more, business leaders everywhere are being forced to rethink how they operate. To stay afloat during this time of uncertainty, organizations must recognize which department can make the greatest impact. The answer? Sales. Now more than ever before, meeting Sales quotas is of the utmost importance, and - for businesses to emerge from this unprecedented situation in a positive light - Sales organizations must…

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 Factual, HubSpot, Adobe, R Systems, Avionos, Neustar, and Glassbox. Factual + Foursquare Announce World’s Most-Powerful Location Engine Pairing Factual and Foursquare, the two leading location data enrichment and analytics platforms, have announced a merger. The combined infrastructure is aimed at creating the world’s most-powerful location data engine for global brands, advertisers,…

Agora Data Announces the Release of AgoraInsights

Agora Data is pleased to announce the release of its newest BHPH dealer focused feature, AgoraInsights. Agora is known for its cutting-edge loan marketplace that disrupted and streamlined the way loans are purchased and sold in the secondary market. Now, with its release of AgoraInsights, Agora is boldly declaring that it Is no longer just a marketplace - it's a complete data and technology platform for the auto finance community. "Dealers will finally have easy access to technology that will assist them in making…

C-Hear Names Gina Cavalier VP of Entertainment Strategy

Bolstering its already impressive staff, innovative and fast-track tech company C-Hear announced the hiring of Hollywood media veteran and former Warner Bros. employee Gina Cavalier. After a career in Los Angeles that included working for and with successful notable companies such as Netflix, Disney, Fox, Universal and HBO, Cavalier brings her talents to C-Hear as Vice President, Entertainment Strategy. Marketing Technology News: SentryOne Partners with Theta to Deliver Services and Support to APAC Customers An…

Airship Offers Web Notification Service for Free to Businesses

With easy implementation, web notifications help brands keep customers informed and engaged during COVID-19 pandemic Customer engagement company Airship today announced that it’s making its web notification solution available at no cost to businesses for 90 days. Offering web notifications for all creates another opportunity for brands to effectively communicate directly with their customers — especially important during critical times like the COVID-19 pandemic. “The Impact of Emerging Technology on Digital…

Northern Light Offers Free Public Beta of Its AI-Based Tool for Twitter Analysis, Research, and Planning

Northern Light Social Analytics Helps Marketers Automatically Identify Meaningfully Connected Terms Within Social Media Posts to Optimize Ad Spend, Target Social Media Posts, and Analyze Competitors’ Business Strategies Northern Light announced the immediate public availability of a free beta version of Northern Light Social Analytics, the first enterprise class, AI-enabled tool that can automatically identify thousands of closely correlated Twitter keywords, hashtags, and authors to guide social media marketing and…

HubSpot Launches CMS Hub to Take the Pain out of Website Management

CMS Hub includes Enterprise and Professional tiers and is designed to help growing businesses overcome the notoriously painful experience of managing websites at scale HubSpot, a leading growth platform, today launched CMS Hub — a content management system that offers speed, security, and scalability to rapidly growing businesses. Unlike traditional content management systems that become more difficult to use over time, CMS Hub scales in line with business growth and takes the pain out of managing software, enabling users…

Akamai Technologies Holds Akamai Edge Live | Virtual Summit 2020

Akamai, the intelligent edge platform for securing and delivering digital experiences, hosts Akamai Edge Live | Virtual Summit 2020. This interactive virtual event brings Akamai's top experts together with customers, technologists, developers, and business executives to engage around the latest strategies to maintain business continuity, protect technology from ever-evolving threats, and accelerate digital transformation during challenging times. Three live events will be offered over the course of two days in order to…

Glassbox Raises $40 Million to Power the Modern Digital Experience

Led by Brighton Park Capital, Series C will enable Glassbox to increase efforts improving site optimization and the customer experience for leading enterprises Glassbox, the leading analytics platform used to optimize user experiences on web and mobile applications, today announced a $40 million Series C funding round led by Brighton Park Capital. As part of the investment, Lisa Hammitt, Global VP of Data & AI at VISA and Special Advisor to Brighton Park, and Zachary Gut, a partner at Brighton Park, will join the…

More Than 200 GDPR Fines Issued Totaling €144 Million, New Study by Privacy Affairs Finds

Spanish and Romanian authorities issued over 70 fines, with the UK applying one Over 200 fines have been handed to organisations in Europe under strict data protection laws implemented in 2018, according to research from Privacy Affairs. Using data from official sources, the researchers created an online dashboard to track GDPR fines. A key finding is that different national data protection authorities interpret the rules differently. The largest fine in Romania, €80,000, was a similar offense that has seen other…

Trend Micro Secures Brac Bank Ltd Against Advanced Threats Across Networks and Endpoints

Provides a 360-degree visibility into the threat landscape and protects from malware & ransomware attacks Trend Micro Incorporated, a global leader in cybersecurity solutions, is now providing a comprehensive suite of cybersecurity solutions to BRAC Bank Ltd, Bangladesh’s leading bank for small and medium-sized businesses. Consisting of Trend Micro Apex One, Trend Micro Deep Discovery Inspector and Trend Micro Deep Discovery Analyzer, the deployment provides BRAC Bank with automatic shielding from vulnerabilities,…

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 Comscore, XCentium, DoubleVerify, NYNJA, DataQ, Yext. Comscore Announces Launch of “QuickScore” for Local Television Comscore, a trusted partner for planning, transacting and evaluating media across platforms, announced the launch of Comscore QuickScore, a television ratings report that provides viewership insights to local media within 48 hours of broadcast for faster, more efficient…

Stay Alert and Remain in Touch with Family and Friends When You Dial 911 with 911 Alert

When an emergency occurs, knowing that your loved ones are safe can be a huge relief. A new app has been launched that alerts ten emergency contacts of any individual who dials 911 to report an emergency. Most people dial emergency services before calling their loved ones. The 911 Alert app bridges that gap by alerting their family and friends of their distress. Created by the CEO of Fight...Win…Survive, Steven VanDyke, the app allows users to present up to ten contacts they want to notify if they ever have to dial 911.…

ON24 Mobilizes its Virtual Event Network to Help Support Fight Against COVID-19

More than 2,500 companies now able to promote donations to the COVID-19 pandemic to their audiences across the ON24 network With companies no longer able to connect with audiences in person, digital-first events are now the new normal. In March alone, the move from physical events to digital event strategies resulted in a 330% YoY increase in the number of live webinars and virtual events powered by ON24, the leading technology company helping businesses transform their marketing and customer engagement through data-rich…