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Kuuhubb Announces Update on Next Generation Mobile Game Expansion into Match-3 and Casual Match-3 Esports Platforms

Kuuhubb Inc., a mobile game development and publishing company focused on providing the female audience with creative interactive gaming experiences, is pleased to announce the expansion of its current portfolio into the popular Match-3 genre with the pending commercial launch of two new titles, Dance Talent and Tiles and Tales. 1st Generation Foundation (Recolor, Recolor By Numbers, Incolour, My Hospital) Kuuhubb is building a leading lifestyle game portfolio and is solidifying its position as industry innovator,…

TechBytes with Melinda Han Williams, Chief Data Scientist at Dstillery

Tell us about your interaction with smart technologies like AI and Data Science. AI has always been at the core of what we do at Dstillery. We are an applied Data Science company, so our core – our bread and butter – has been built on Machine Learning from the very beginning. Everything we do is an outgrowth of Machine Learning in some way or another. We’re an audience company, and we use algorithms to find the best customers for advertisers. The sort of exhaust that comes from that process is that we actually learn a…

CrowdFlik Announces Launch of Enterprise Solution for Patented Mobile Video Collaboration Platform

CrowdFlik for Developers offering proven mobile video content creation platform to enable businesses to quickly and seamlessly integrate within their branded user experience CrowdFlik, Inc., a leader in advanced mobile video technology, announced today that it will offer its patented mobile video collaboration and content creation platform to enterprises and developers worldwide to enable them to offer integrated fan-video creation and curation to their customers. CrowdFlik's proprietary offering is a cloud-based platform…

AccuWeather Reveals How Weather Info Dictates Consumer Behavior

To enable brands and advertisers with targeted advertising opportunities, AccuWeather announced the launch of AccuWeatherIQ™. What happens to the shopping experience when it rains or snows in the US? Would a flood-like situation impact online grocery sales on weekly sales in India? What would it look like for advertisers who invested millions on targeted advertising campaigns to suddenly realize it’s going to lose because of a typhoon or a hurricane? How is the consumer behavior related to weather information, and how…

Appvance Extends AI Test Generation to Native Mobile Apps

The first AI based system to automatically test and validate complex native applications Appvance, the inventor and leading provider of AI-based software test technology, announced today the launch of AI test generation for native mobile applications including iOS and Android, native, hybrid, REACT and Webview. To date, mobile test automation has been difficult, and test scripts often need as much maintenance as the application does. Reducing or eliminating test script creation and maintenance has been a long sought-after…

Google’s New Search Console and How It Will Kill ‘Bad’ Websites

When you launch a website, you obviously do it to rank higher on Google search. And, the first step toward achieving this goal is to link it to Google Search Console tool. Things are changing fast at Google and how it disrupts Search Advertising and Marketing tactics. Reason? Google is officially bringing down the curtains on its old Search Console and replacing it with a more powerful, personalized Search Console. The old Search console served millions of websites and billions of webpages – but they would be part of the…

Putting Brand Safety in Context for Digital Publishers

Publishers generally view brand safety as a necessary means to protect their advertisers. Hard news sites and user-generated forums tend to toe the trickiest of lines when it comes to advertiser brand safety. No publisher wants to plant a sign saying "Danger: Beware of Unsafe Content" which inherently scares off a revenue source. But there may be a little bit of not seeing the forest for the trees in the sell-side’s aversion to brand safety technology integrations. I’m not the first person to suggest that publishers might…

The Relevancy Group releases The Relevancy Ring 2019 CDP Buyer’s Guide

Findings Indicate Close to 50% of Companies Currently Using a CDP and Seeing Significant Improvements in Business as a Result The Relevancy Group, a leading market research and advisory firm, released "The Relevancy Ring 2019 Customer Data Platform (CDP) Buyer's Guide." Leveraging their proprietary combination of customer (user) feedback with a multi-analyst assessment approach.  The 2019 CDP guide provides a quantifiable measurement of eight leading enterprise-class Customer Data Platform Providers (CDPs) including…

Behavioral Scoring in Account-Based Advertising

Account-based marketing (ABM) has been around for over a decade, first introduced by ITSMA in 2004. It was created “to help marketers stop generic sales pitches and zero in on the essential needs of their most important clients.” Now, 15 years later, we are finally in a place where companies incorporate ABM into their marketing strategies and budgets. Yet, as with every relatively new technique, many marketers are still struggling with measuring the effectiveness of their ABM campaigns, especially scoring accounts before…

Dynamic Yield Launches Affinity-Based Personalization

This new capability automatically scores important interactions, profiling individual preference for use in targeting and experience delivery Dynamic Yield, the AI-Powered Personalization Anywhere platform, today announced the release of Affinity-Based Personalization – a new capability allowing brands to leverage automatically generated user affinity profiles to easily build a new class of user segments and deliver highly-targeted experiences across channels. While retailers track purchases, they’ve missed out on a…

Thwarting Digital Ad Fraud at Scale: An Open Source Experiment with Anomaly Detection

Ad fraud continues to be a thorn in the side of digital advertisers, as bot traffic and fraudulent human activity falsely inflates ad statistics. Such activity forces unwitting brands to shell out for clicks or impressions that have no hope of reaching – let alone converting – potential customers. A recent study by White Ops and the Association of National Advertisers (ANA) finds that advertisers lost around $5.8 billion to ad fraud last year. On the brighter side, the study also found that efforts to defeat ad fraud – using…

5 Use Cases for Natural Language Processing (NLP) Techniques in Marketing Analytics

In the analytics world, there are a wide range of tools and KPIs to choose from in order to measure your Marketing data. One growing use case is Natural Language Processing (NLP), the act of getting a computer to interpret and analyze data involving human language. NLP is often used to gain a qualitative understanding of the “why” and “what” of a situation, and enables users to make more insightful decisions. In Marketing Analytics, NLP can be used to understand your audience's intentions so that you can create smarter, more…

Could Deepfakes Rout AI’s Trust-Quotient (TQ) Soon?

AI-based face and voice swapping technology is the most notorious trend gripping the internet. The rise of deepfakes have been so alarming in the recent months that many US and UK-based analysts fear it could rout AI’s business with unprecedented consequences. While data scientists are yet to figure out controlling measures to prevent Deepfake conspiracies in Politics, and cyber frauds, the question for many tech companies is what they are doing to prevent an average internet user from getting caught in this web of malicious…

As the Holiday Shopping Season Extends, Convenience Drives Consumer Purchasing

43 Percent of Consumers Plan to Kick off Holiday Shopping Before Black Friday, over Half Want It to Be More Convenient. Bazaarvoice, Inc., the provider of product reviews and user-generated content (UGC) solutions, announced the results of its newest global study, exploring the holiday shopping habits of consumers in the United States and Europe during the busiest retail season of the year. As the holiday shopping season continues to evolve with the prominence of online shopping, the emergence of new shopping events, and…

MarTech Interview with Owen Hanks, CEO at Measure Protocol

"Market research, data collection and validation are intrinsically linked to MarTech and AdTech." Tell us about your role and journey into Technology. What inspired you to start at Measure Protocol? Our team of founders came together in early 2018 to form Measure Protocol with a broad range of experience, alongside specific skills that lend us to certain roles. While each of our beginnings were very different, they have a few common threads including startups, technology before its time, acquisitions, too many trips to…

5 Ways Marketing and Sales Can Use Creative E-learning to Boost Lead Generation

Forbes has estimated by 2025 e-learning could be worth a staggering $325 billion. With the rise in popularity and content, businesses are cashing in on the e-learning market and are becoming more creative with concepts to capture new audiences. The CPD Standards Office is a body that offers cpd accreditation in the UK and recently launched a campaign to uncover the top 10 most unusual e-learning courses on Udemy. The findings showed an acceleration in demand for unique and inventive courses, from zombie apocalypse…

MarTech Interview with Tim Vanderhook, CEO at Viant

"Digital Out of Home (DOOH) and Connected Television (CTV) are the two fastest-growing areas of the media budgets and those two channels are all about video." Tell us about your role and journey into Technology. What inspired you to start at Viant? As Co-Founder and CEO of Viant, I drive the overall direction and business strategy for the company. 20 years ago when my brothers and I started the business, Digital Advertising was in its infancy and we were just learning how to buy and sell ads as entrepreneurs. I realized…

Is Customer-Centricity Still a Fantasy in Marketing and Sales?

How would you define a Customer Experience strategy for an 'invisible' customer? Despite all the data and analytics that marketers now have access to, the customer continues to be an invisible identity - putting massive barriers in the way of developing a customer-centric approach for Marketing, Sales and Service. The Customer Service industry has transformed dramatically in the last 5-6 years. We have often heard from MarTech leaders debating over customer experience as a destination or a journey. For both cases, we feel,…

TechBytes with Emma Monks, VP of Crisis Intelligence at Crisp

Tell us about your role and the team/technology you handle at Crisp. As VP of Crisis Intelligence at Crisp, I head up a team of consultants and researchers who focus on helping our globally recognized clients with their crisis preparedness, social and wider web monitoring strategies, issue escalation trigger points and maps of internal stakeholders who need to be made aware of potential crisis situations when they arise. The team's researchers ensure that we keep our clients on top of both the direct sources of potential…

Choosing Metrics That Matter

Whether you are a Developer, Product Manager, or CEO, it’s important that you identify, measure, and improve the right metrics. If you do, you’ll have clear understanding of when you’re adding value to customers and when you’re not. In the ideal scenario, as your metrics go up and to the right, your customer satisfaction moves in the same direction. When that’s the case, you’ll also benefit by knowing what direction to take your product and to build a roadmap that’s aligned with improving your customer experience.…