Dods Group Plc Acquires Meritgroup Limited, a B2B Data and Technology Specialist

Dods Group Plc, the leading business intelligence, media and events company, announced that it has acquired Meritgroup Limited, a specialist data engineering and technology provider to the B2B media and information sector, for £22.4 million. For 186 years, Dods Group has been providing its customers with business-critical information and access to key decision-makers within the policy, politics and public sector arenas. This information helps them navigate the complex and ever-changing landscapes of UK and EU public…

PeerLogix Awarded Second US Patent That Enables Advertising, Tracking and Analysis of Over-the-Top Consumer Data and Households

PeerLogix, Inc., the established standard for tracking non-subscription based Over-the-Top (“OTT”) engagement data, announced that the US Patent and Trademark Office has granted patent application No. 14/219,828 that allows PeerLogix to track and collect data on streaming and downloading internet content such as movies, television series and music. The audience activity data can be aggregated and catalogued in any way relevant to making determinations on user interest. The patent is the second granted to the Company, which…

Will On-Demand AI Solutions Design Cloud for Data Scientists

Core Scientific Has Announced This Week’s Most Exciting AI News for It Cloud Computing. the Company Launched the Cloud for Data Scientists From now on, Core Scientific will be providing accelerated GPU compute tuned to the demands of deep learning and AI. Core Scientific announced it has launched the Cloud for Data Scientists™ that combines the best-in-class NVIDIA DGX-2 Systems and the latest Flash Blade solutions to deliver an on-demand AI solution for advanced Data Science work. It is a complete solution for deep…

Data Reveals Facebook’s Power in Localized Social Marketing

Facebook is the dominant platform for social media marketing for multi-location businesses, and the platform continues to add to its list of localized social marketing features. Data from SOCi’s social media and reputation management platform — in addition to third-party research reports — can help marketers understand why Facebook is the platform to focus on moving forward. Among multi-location brands, Facebook has 3x the number of profiles and pages under management within the SOCi platform than are on Google My…

Actifio Showcases Industry’s First Multi-Cloud Copy Data Management SaaS Solution at Google Cloud Summit

WHO/WHAT: Actifio will be a Foundation Sponsor at Google Cloud Summit in Chicago on Wednesday and Thursday, July 17-18, 2019. The two-day free event will explore everything from infrastructure modernization to smart analytics and data management, notably Actifio GO for Google Cloud Platform (GCP) -- the industry's first multi-cloud copy data management SaaS platform. Marketing Technology News: ANSYS Welcomes Lynn Ledwith as Vice President of Marketing Participants can design their own agendas with content tailored to…

BlueVenn Wins ‘Data-Driven Product of the Year 2019’ at London DataIQ Awards

BlueVenn, the leading (and now multiple award-winning) Customer Data Platform vendor, has been announced as the winner of the best 'Data Driven Product or Service (Data Titan)' at the Data IQ 2019 awards ceremony in London. Data IQ is a very well regarded publisher by the UK database marketing professional community, and as such a Data IQ award is one of the most coveted in the industry. It runs numerous events, seminars and publications each year with a focus and intelligence on data analytics, data science and the…

NinthDecimal Updates Location Conversion Index with New Foot Traffic Analytics

NinthDecimal, the leading omni-channel marketing platform, today announced the launch of the industry’s first multi-touch attribution (MTA) solution for foot traffic measurement. MTA is part of a major update to NinthDecimal’s flagship measurement product, Location Conversion IndexTM (LCITM). This industry breakthrough revolutionizes how publishers, brands, and agencies apply real business metrics to drive billion-dollar decisions. “We work with NinthDecimal as our measurement partner and they have helped us change how we…

SSG adds Hong Kong Office to Growing List of APAC Locations, with More Expansion Planned

CEO attributes regional success to data quality and localized customer support Selling Simplified Group, Inc. (SSG) announced its further expansion in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region with the opening of its new Hong Kong location. With existing offices in Singapore, Sydney, and India, the forthcoming Hong Kong office will be the company’s fifth APAC location. SSG, a privately-held provider of proprietary B2B data and marketing solutions, specializes in demand generation and data services. With 100M+ global B2B…

Synthio Introduces Contact Data Maintenance for Salesforce

Continuous data cleansing and enrichment improves the quality of Salesforce contact databases Synthio, the leader in contact data maintenance solutions for B2B companies, announced the immediate availability of its Contact Data Management for Salesforce (CDM-SF) platform. CDM-SF continuously compares a customer’s Salesforce contact database against more than 160 million data records and automatically updates it with complete and correct information. Marketing Technology News: Valassis’ Marketing Technology Platform…

If Social Media Platforms Are Pledging to Not Sell Your Personal Data, Why Are They Still Collecting It?

CloutHub is the first social media platform to say, "No" to exploiting user privacy and "Yes!" to user choice and control of social media. We refuse to collect any identifying information from our users that they do not want to share. We give users control of what we know about them, something no other social media platform has done. We created this revolutionary approach to user privacy and control after watching the Legacy Platforms – Facebook, Twitter and Google/YouTube – exploit their users' personal information for…

OpenAP Partners with dataxu to Power Digital Audience Creation in Next Phase of its Marketplace Rollout

dataxu’s OneView to Enable Cross-Device Audience Creation in OpenAP 2.0 OpenAP, the advanced advertising company backed by Viacom, Fox Corporation and NBCUniversal, announced it has selected dataxu as its partner to provide technology and services for advertisers to create audience segments for use in targeted digital campaigns. The integration with dataxu’s OneView software will enable advertisers to work with OpenAP to create and distribute precision audience segments across OpenAP’s forthcoming digital marketplace.…

Hard Rock International Taps Yext to Power Brand Verified Answers for Hard Rock Cafe Locations Around the World

Hard Rock Will Leverage the Yext Platform to Power Answers to Consumer Questions about Locations, Hours of Operation, and Holiday Information in Search Yext, Inc., the platform for Brand Verified Answers in search, announced its work with Hard Rock International to power answers-ready online listings and restaurant pages for Hard Rock Cafe locations globally. By managing restaurant information like locations, hours of operation, and holiday-specific details, the Yext platform allows Hard Rock to deliver facts verified by…

Zeta Global and PlaceIQ Announce Strategic Partnership to Enhance the Zeta Data Cloud

Best-in-Class Location Data Improves Customer Experience and Marketer Results Zeta Global, a data-driven marketing technology company that helps brands acquire, grow and retain customer relationships, announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with PlaceIQ, the company building a new model of consumer behavior with location data and insights. As part of the partnership, the Zeta Data Cloud, and its 200+ million U.S. marketing profiles will now be integrated with industry-leading location audiences,…

Alluxio Delivers First Data Orchestration Platform Powering Multi-cloud Analytics and AI

Now available, open source and enterprise edition Alluxio 2.0 adds major capabilities to simplify & accelerate multi-cloud, data-intensive workload adoption and deployment Alluxio, developer of open source data orchestration technology used by seven of the world’s top 10 Internet companies, today announced at AWS Summit New York the availability of Alluxio 2.0 with breakthrough innovations for data engineers managing and deploying analytical and AI workloads in the cloud, particularly for hybrid and multi-cloud…

Kaltura Introduces Industry’s Most Advanced Video Analytics Platform To Drive Actionable Business Insights from Video Data

Kaltura Video Analytics provides its Enterprise and Education customers highest level of data granularity around viewing and engagement and content creation, as well as actionable insights Kaltura, the leading video technology provider, has announced the launch of new advanced video analytics for its video platform, serving Kaltura’s Enterprise and Education customers, with a focus on new viewing, engagement and creation dimensions with detailed dashboards with actionable insights on audience engagement. Analytics is a…

NJIT to Establish New Institute for Data Science

The Institute will be Directed by Distinguished Professor David Bader Continuing its mission to lead in computing technologies, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) announced that it will establish a new Institute for Data Science, focusing on cutting-edge interdisciplinary research and development in all areas pertinent to digital data. The institute will bring existing research centers in big data, medical informatics and cybersecurity together with new research centers in data analytics and artificial intelligence,…

sgCarMart and Ocean Protocol Partner to Build Singapore’s First Know-Your-Vehicle Secure Data Marketplace

sgCarMart is launching Singapore's first Know-Your-Vehicle used car data marketplace to support better decision making for consumers. Leveraging Ocean Protocol's breakthrough data sharing blockchain technology, comprehensive information about a used car can now be securely shared and accessed to help consumers make more objective and accurate buying decisions. "Currently, customers wanting to buy a used car will need to rely on information provided by the current owner or used…

Alibaba Cloud Ranked Third Globally by Gartner’s Database Management System Cloud Services Revenue in 2018

Cloud-native databases like Alibaba Cloud's PolarDB will be the future of database innovations Alibaba Cloud, the data intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, generated the third largest cloud database management system (DBMS) revenue among global players in 2018, according to a recent report entitled Gartner, The Future of the DBMS Market Is Cloud, Donald Feinberg et al., 21 June 2019. According to this report conducted by global analyst firm Gartner, Alibaba Cloud's market share ranked third among cloud-only DBMS…

AI, Iot and Data Centers Were the Key Drivers of M&A Deals Over Last Two Years, Says GlobalData

Artificial intelligence (AI), the Internet of Things and data centers were the key drivers behind mergers and acquisition (M&A) activity over the last two years, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. IMAGE FOR PUBLICATION: Please click here for enlarged chart In 2018, the total transaction value of M&A deals announced in the global TMT sector reached $630bn, up 23% from 2017 and significantly ahead of other markets in both 2017 and 2018, according to GlobalData’s Deals Database.…

SRAX Enhances Luxury Data Sets to Captivate The $200 Billion US Luxury Goods Market

SRAX Lux Joins SRAX Verticals Targeting Specific Audiences Social Reality, Inc., a digital marketing and consumer data management technology company, has further enhanced its data sets with its new vertical offering; SRAX Lux brings together proprietary data through exclusive partnerships and an intelligent stack of marketing tools to target and reach luxury consumers at luxury retail stores, high-end art, music, film, fashion, and sports events, and across all consumer devices. "We're excited to expand our vertical…