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Shutterstock’s Contributor Site and Mobile Applications Now in 21 Languages

New Languages Enable Delivery of an Improved Localized Experience to a Global Audience of Photographers, Artists and Filmmakers Shutterstock, Inc., a leading global technology company offering high-quality assets, tools and services through its creative platform, today announced that its contributor-facing website and mobile applications are now available in 21 languages, aligning with the languages already available on the Shutterstock customer-facing site and its new developer portal. "Our contributor…

Suning to Showcase Latest in AI-Based Smart Retail and Smart Home Innovation at CES 2019

China's Largest Omni-Channel Retailer to Attend January Event in Las Vegas Suning, the commercial giant ranked second in China's top non-state-owned enterprises and owners of Suning.com, a Fortune Global 500 retail company, will showcase its leading omni-channel operations and innovations in the fields of Smart Retail and Smart Home at CES 2019 in Las Vegas next week. Suning's booth, which is themed 'Suning — China's Largest Omni-channel Retailer' and located at Booth 26030 at LVCC S2 Area, will bring visitors …

10 Video Marketing Mistakes a Good Marketer Should Avoid

With 87% of online marketers using video content to improve their marketing technology strategy, 51% of them have claimed videos to be the best content to give you ROI.  Also, viewers retain 95% of the information you give in the form of a video as compared to 10% when reading it in a text. But the fact is, that kind of success is not very easy. Your video marketing should also be bang on! With video being the superhero of marketing, you will always get back what you put forth in your video marketing strategy. Avoid any…

Vuzix and AccuWeather Partner to Deliver First Augmented Reality Weather Content to Smart Glasses Users Across the Globe

Vuzix Corporation, a leading supplier of Smart Glasses and Augmented Reality (AR) technology and products, is pleased to announce the Company has entered into a strategic partnership with AccuWeather to bring compelling and dynamic interactive AR-based weather experiences to Vuzix Blade Smart Glasses users across the globe.  A demonstration of the integration of AccuWeather's weather data in the Vuzix Blade  Smart Glasses will debut in Las Vegas at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in January. AccuWeather, the…

I-ON Communications Granted US Patent for Mobile Chat Systems for Supporting Animation Story-Style Communication

I-ON Communications Co., Ltd., a wholly-owned subsidiary of I-ON Communications Corp., a Seoul, South Korea-based global enterprise software company focused on delivering leading CMS and unstructured data management products and solutions to mid and large-scale enterprises, is pleased to announce that the Company was recently awarded a patent for a "Mobile Chat Systems for Supporting Cartoon Story-Style Communication on Webpage" by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (US 9,973,458, B2). The patent, which is the…

Interview with Alexi Venneri, Co-Founder and CEO, Digital Air Strike

"To keep Digital Air Strike on top of technology and innovation, I employ three qualities: confidence, positivity and curiosity." Tell us about your journey into technology. What made you start Digital Air Strike? My journey truly began as a child. I always had a strong interest in business and entrepreneurship. I was the kid that loved the TV show “Kids are People Too” that was touted as the kids' version of the "Tonight Show" featuring interviews with kids that were doing amazing things. I also turned everything into a…

Artprice and Cision Join Forces to Create the World’s Leading Press Agency Dedicated to the Art Market

Artprice Is Bound to Inform the Market of Cision's Forthcoming Press Release Artprice, a Server Group company and internet pioneer since 1985 in Europe, and Cision are pleased to announce a newswire distribution partnership. The partnership makes Cision the official news and content distributor for a world leader in art market information. As of today, Artprice and Cision have joined forces to create Artpress agency - the world's leading press agency dedicated to Art Market information - an area in which Artprice is…

Prediction Series 2019: Interview with Mike Austin, CEO and Co-Founder, Fresh Relevance

What opportunities and challenges did you and/or Fresh Relevance identify at the start of the 2018 and have things worked as planned? We are all social creatures and tend to base our actions on the behavior of others when faced with an overwhelming range of options. However, tactics that have received a lot of media attention recently, such as Influencer Marketing, aren’t necessarily the most effective or scalable ones. Therefore, many retailers are still unsure how to leverage the power of social in their marketing to…

First ‘Post-Influencer’ Marketing Platform Launches. Powered by IBM Watson. $5.5 Million Invested in Props

IBM's Oliver Blodgett, World Surf League Co-Owner Paul Speaker, Axispoint Founder Scott Powell Join Investment and Management Team Props, the first holistic marketing technology platform for authentic content creators and marketers, launched while announcing its leadership team, investors, and advisors. Coinciding with the launch is the completion of $5.5 million in investment capital, according to president and CEO Joseph Perello. Investors include Paul Speaker, the co-owner and former CEO of the World Surf League; …

One of These 21 Personalization Tools Will Boost Your Sales

Time and time again, the strategy that is driving business and seeing some of the most significant returns is personalization. Gartner predicts that e-commerce businesses that personalize successfully could see profits rise by up to 15% by 2020. Apart from the vision, strategy, and talent, you need the right tools; and much like a carpenter is crippled without a hammer, our modern business landscape is growing ever reliant on personalization engines. The goal of smart personalization is to make decisions easier and…

Hearst Television And Nielsen Reach Agreement For Local & National TV, Audio Ratings And Insights Services

Nielsen and Hearst Television announced a comprehensive renewal agreement for local and national television and radio ratings, behavioral insights and measurement services. The deal provides Hearst television stations with local electronic ratings across its 26 local markets; national TV ratings for its syndicated program, "Matter of Fact with Soledad O'Brien," and for Litton Entertainment educational programming, as well as PPM-based Audio Ratings for Baltimore radio stations WIYY-FM and WBAL-AM. "Nielsen is an important…

EvoNexus Launches Application Round in Partnership with Cubic and Viasat to Admit New Startups

EvoNexus, Southern California's leading startup incubator with locations in San Diego and Irvine, has launched an application round in partnership with Viasat and Cubic. Two of San Diego's largest and most important publicly traded companies, Cubic and Viasat have joined EvoNexus in search of early stage companies for potential partnerships and admission into the corporate supported EvoNexus technology incubator. Startups that apply within the technical areas shown below will be considered for admission into EvoNexus and…

Sprinklr’s Social Media Management Platform, Experience Cloud, Acclaimed by Frost & Sullivan for Helping Brands Improve Customer…

Sprinklr's Platform Analyzes Data and Bridges Data Silos Across Resource Management Systems, Helping Brands Optimize Their Digital Experience Management Strategy in the Social Ecosystem Based on its recent analysis of the North America social suites market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Sprinklr, with the 2018 North America Customer Value Leadership Award for its full-spectrum social customer experience management platform, Experience Cloud. This social media suite supports brands and marketers to enhance the customer…

Vibes 2019 Prediction: Mobile Wallet Reigns Supreme as Customer Engagement Solution

Personalized Experiences via Mobile Wallets Will Drive Customer Loyalty, Resulting in More Conversations and Transactions Mobile wallet use by both brands and consumers will rise in 2019 due to the ability to create personalized experiences. In the retail environment, delivering the right messages on the right platform plays a crucial role in positively influencing a customer's overall shopping experience. Vibes, a mobile marketing leader, anticipates that in 2019, consumers across all industries will demand that messages…

2018’s Biggest Holiday Destination Gainers and Losers and How to Capitalize on Them

With the holiday season in full swing, we decided to look at our proprietary data, cross-reference it with some third-party data, and identify what useful trends we are seeing and how they will impact travel marketers this season. While the Friday before the 4th of July is the busiest single travel day of the year — with more than 2.7 million people flying to various destinations for the holiday festivities — according to the Transportation Security Authority (TSA) the end-of-year holiday travel season is massive. The…

CleverTap and SonyLIV Partner to Improve User Experience with Video Push Notifications

CleverTap, a leading mobile marketing platform, announced that SonyLIV, one of India's leading premium OTT platforms, is leveraging its technology to bring the power of rich media to its push notifications, making them a first mover in the OTT space. SonyLIV's latest update will allow users to view video previews in push notifications, even on a locked screen. With deep linking that directs them to the appropriate content, SonyLIV aims to provide users with a seamless video viewing experience. The results have been exciting…

Prediction Series 2019: Interview with Luke Beatty, CEO and Chairman, Brandfolder

Tell us about your role and how you got here. What inspired you to be part of Brandfolder?  I led the founding team at Brandfolder and moved from only a board seat to also being the CEO a year and a half ago. How did your roles at AOL and Yahoo! enable you to better prepare for your current position at Brandfolder? At Yahoo and AOL, I had the opportunity to work with many of the world’s biggest brands. We boasted amazing consumer media brands like Yahoo Sports, TechCrunch, Huffington Post, etc. Related to that, were…

Squelch Announces Availability on Salesforce AppExchange, the World’s Leading Enterprise Cloud Marketplace

Customer Support and Success Agents Receive Actionable Intelligence, at the Moment They Need It, from a Variety of Previously Unknown or Underutilized Sources, All Without Leaving Familiar UI Squelch, Inc., provider of a customer experience optimization solution that empowers customer support and success professionals with the knowledge and resources to delight customers, announced availability of the Squelch app on Salesforce AppExchange. Customer-facing agents working within Salesforce will benefit from the integration…

Leading Ad-Tech Platform, AdLoop, Launches AdLink to Enhance Geo-Targeting in Advertising Industry

Tracking Platform Offers Smarter, More Efficient Tool for Advertisers in Ad-Tech and Cannabis Ecosystems to Commit to Brand Safety AdLoop, a leading advertising technology platform servicing both enterprise companies and consumer brands, today announced the launch of AdLink, a new tool that allows advertisers the ability to effectively target consumers for digital consumption. Coming off the heels of cannabis legalization in Canada, as well as in various parts of the United States, AdLink enables brands in both countries…

Engine Introduces Industry’s First Transparent Marketplace Model on EMX Exchange

Global Firm Is Strongly Positioned to Take on Transparency Issue and Reimagine Programmatic Industry EngineGroup.com announced that EMXDigital.com, its programmatic media marketplace, is the industry's first exchange to offer buyers a completely transparent pricing model, delivering confidence that 100 percent of their media budgets are allocated directly to publishers for targeted inventory. Engine's EMX Transparent Marketplace (TMP) model is a first-of-its-kind step toward solving the long-standing problem of…