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Kneron Debuts Edge AI Chip, Bringing AI to Devices Everywhere

Amidst the fierce competition in the world of artificial intelligence dominated by global tech companies, an AI startup in Taiwan has emerged as the pioneer in the field of edge AI. Kneron was founded by a young Taiwan native Albert Liu, and received funding from renowned investors including Himax, Qualcomm, CDIB, Alibaba Entrepreneurs Fund and Horizons Ventures, the private technology investment arm of Mr Li Ka-Shing. Today, Kneron is unveiling its ground-breaking 3D artificial intelligence solution and edge AI chip.…

Sumo Logic Completes $110 Million Funding Round to Further Fuel Growth and Expansion

Battery Ventures, Tiger Global Management and Franklin Templeton Sign on to Back Sumo Logic’s Industry Leading Continuous Intelligence Platform Sumo Logic, the leading cloud-native, machine data analytics platform that delivers continuous intelligence, announced a $110 million funding round led by Battery Ventures, with contributions from new investors including Tiger Global Management and Franklin Templeton, as well as participation from existing investors.  With a current valuation over $1 billion, a record FY19…

New Consumer Research Reveals Increasing Usage of Multiple TV Sources by Viewers in Major European Countries

Independent Study Conducted by Gracenote and Nscreenmedia Reveals Insights into Consumer Behavior and Attitudes on Pay TV, Free-To-Air and Online TV in the UK, Germany and Sweden Gracenote, a Nielsen company, and nScreenMedia, a leading digital media analyst firm, announced findings from a new independent survey focusing on pay TV, free-to-air and online TV viewership in major European countries. The study titled, "TV Universe - UK, Sweden, Germany: How People Watch Television Today" offers the most current and holistic…

HUBX, The World’s First Anonymous B2B Marketplace Platform, Surpasses $200 Million in Revenue in First Year, Hires Industry Veteran as…

HUBX, the first anonymous B2B marketplace platform disrupting and democratizing the trillion dollar secondary distribution industry, announced it has closed out the company's first year with $216 million in revenue. HUBX, which was bootstrapped and founded without outside capital, began to make a profit within months of the company's launch and acquired customers in 100+ countries. Derek Wall, former founder and CEO at a Rakuten subsidiary, took his decades of technology and business experience to found HUBX, an anonymous…

MarTech Interview with Dr. Vasco Pedro, CEO, Unbabel

"Educate the people in your company about AI and use specific use cases that show benefits, whether that’s an increase in productivity or the time-saving in your day-to-day job." Tell us about your role and journey into Marketing and Customer Service Technology. What inspired you to start Unbabel? Five years ago, on a surfing trip, my co-founders and I discussed the AI dilemma, Technology had made this huge promise to solve machine translation but was still very far away from realizing that goal. The question we wanted to…

Tetra TV Launches Transparent Advertising Network for Connected TV

The Breakthrough AD Platform Delivers Addressable Campaigns at Scale for Advertisers across Leading Video Publishers, Pay TV Operators, and Streaming Devices Tetra TV, LLC announced the launch of the industry's first connected TV-focused advertising network.  Through pooling television ad inventory from more than 100 top streaming video content channels, Tetra TV delivers highly targeted campaigns at scale for advertisers.  Advertisers will be able to easily purchase inventory and dynamically insert ads across a wide…

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…

Khronos Establishes Exploratory Group for 3D Commerce Standards and Guidelines

Leading Retailers, Manufacturers and Technology Companies Propose Collaboration on Open Standards to Enable Cross-Vendor Creation and Deployment of Photorealistic 3d Virtual Products; Interested Companies Are Invited to Join Exploratory Group to Provide Input and Feedback The Khronos Group, an open consortium of leading companies creating advanced 3D standards, announces the formation of an Exploratory Group to investigate the creation of standards and guidelines for the production and distribution of real-time 3D…

Largest Mobile Lockscreen Platform Buzzvil Partners with Japan’s Ponta

The world's first and largest mobile lockscreen media platform provider and a member company of the Born2Global Centre, Buzzvil announced its partnership with Ponta, Japan's major loyalty and points programme operated by Loyalty Marketing Inc., to launch "Tamaru Screen x Ponta". Tamaru Screen is Buzzvil's SDK brand in the Japanese market. This app allows users to get Ponta Points in exchange for consuming personalized content and ads on the smartphone lockscreen. Earned Ponta Points can be used to get discounts at…

Simon-Kucher & Partners Commentary: The Secret behind Apple’s New Strategy

While Apple’s Long-Awaited Entry into Subscription Video Has Drawn Sharp Criticism, Simon-Kucher & Partners Go-To-Market and Revenue Strategist Eddie Hartman Believes Apple Is Actually Reading the Market Correctly, and Its Success in Services Positions It to Dominate the Subscription Content Market Apple’s long-awaited entry into subscription video has drawn a sharply critical response. It’s true that the timing is odd: Rumors are swirling that another giant, YouTube, is about to exit the very same space Apple is…

Clinch Named Facebook Marketing Partner, Enabling Marketers to Personalize Videos at Scale Across the Platform to Increase ROI

Clinch's Video Personalization Engine Provides Value to Facebook and Instagram Advertisers, Driving Greater Consumer Connections Clinch, a creative technology company that powers dynamic, personalized video advertising, announced that Facebook has recognized the company as a member of its Facebook Marketing Partner Program. The Company provides tools for brands and marketers looking to personalize ads at scale across Facebook and Instagram, resulting in an increased return on ad spend (ROAS). "Being recognized as part…

Principle Co., Ltd Announces Strategic Partnership with ADK (Bain Capital Group), To Market Data-Driven Marketing Solutions

ADK and Principle Co., Ltd (Principle) have announced a business partnership to advance the development and delivery of Data-Driven Marketing solutions. Japan's third largest advertising agency, ADK has announced a strategic partnership with Principle to deliver Data-Driven Marketing solutions to enterprises globally. With 80 offices in over 20 countries, ADK was acquired by Bain Capital Group in 2018 and continues to support ADK in delivering leading data-driven marketing solutions for their clients. ADK and Principle…

Weber Shandwick Expands Technology & Corporate Expertise in US West Region with New Senior Leaders

 Weber Shandwick, one of the world's leading global communications and marketing solutions firms, announced the appointment of three new senior leaders to bolster the agency's capabilities across technology and corporate communications in its US West region, which includes offices in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle and Silicon Valley. Annemiek Hamelinck, a 20-year veteran of the technology communications field, joins as executive vice president, Technology practice lead for the US West. Gareth Williams joins as…

3 Ways Mobile Technology is Changing the Brick-and-Mortar Experience

According to a study from Forrester, 86 percent of retail sales still occur at a brick-and-mortar location with approximately 53 percent of those purchases being digitally influenced. The online shopping experience is shaping consumers’ expectations of brick-and-mortar businesses. Consumers want the convenience of e-commerce with the social and hospitable environment that they’ve come to expect from purchasing in-store. Blending offline and online shopping into a seamless experience will be a focus for businesses in the…

Oracle Applauds Creators of Legendary Customer Experiences

Annual 2019 Markie Awards Honor the Movers, Shakers, and Experience Makers Across Marketing, Commerce, Sales and Service To celebrate the creators of truly great experiences across the entire customer journey, Oracle announced the winners of the Markie Awards. The awards showcase Oracle Customer Experience (CX) Cloud customers who have delivered standout customer experiences across marketing, sales, service and commerce. This year's winners include Bonnier News, Samsung Business, Things Remembered, Movember Foundation and…

MarTech Interview with Aaron Brooks, Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Vamp

"The best way to optimize influencer content is amplifying it through channels such as Facebook, Google and even OOH." Tell us about your role and journey into Marketing Technology. What inspired you to co-start Vamp? It started quite simply by looking at influencers’ feeds and seeing aspirational content that wasn’t just high-quality and beautiful, but also much more engaging than anything brands or traditional publications were producing. I saw a lot of unleashed potential in the quality of this content and, although…

HERE and Blis Partner to Enrich Insights and Data Through Location Intelligence

HERE Technologies, a global leader in mapping and location platform services, and Blis, a global pioneer in advanced location data technology, announced a partnership that will enhance Blis’ audience ability to deliver premium, accurate and scalable points of interest (POIs) across all of its location-targeting insight capabilities and tools. HERE Places, the company’s global database of places, will enhance Blis’ robust POI database, which maps verified GPS data to real-world locations. With access to more than 1 billion…

MoxiWorks Upgrades their MoxiEngage CRM, Delivering Email Marketing to Clients for Free

MoxiWorks, a leading real estate technology company, has just announced that they've expanded their email marketing functionalities for free for all of their MoxiEngage CRM clients. On top of the Neighborhood News monthly email function that their clients all know and love, MoxiEngage now enables full email marketing, including drip campaigns, for all agents. The feature is unique – built to be as sophisticated or as simple as needed for any given agent. "The email drip campaign and integration from Moxi is exactly what…

Internet Users More Likely to Share Long-Form Content, New Study by BuzzSumo and Backlinko Finds

Posts Longer Than 1,000 Words Significantly Outperform Shorter Articles, According to Analysis of 900 Million Blog Posts Long-form content results in 56% more social shares than content shorter than 1,000 words, according to new research from BuzzSumo and Backlinko. The research, which analyzed over 900 million articles, also discovered that long-form content was correlated with better backlink performance. Specifically, posts weighing in at more than 3,000 words receive an average of 77.2% more referring domain links…

Mobiquity Technologies Wins Contract with the Largest Regional Ad Network in Latin America

Mobiquity Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of  next generation, mobile first, programmatic advertising capabilities is partnering with Adsmovil – a company that operates the largest mobile ad network in all of Latin America.  The partnership will create a uniquely customized location and programmatic marketing technology platform for Latin American markets. "Latin America is the first stage of our product expansion strategy," said Mobiquity Technologies CEO Dean Julia. "We anticipate considerable revenue growth will…