Sling TV Bolsters Live TV with Fox News, MSNBC, CNN’s HLN in Base Service; Launches Free Cloud DVR, Updated Pricing, Channel Lineups

FOX News Channel, MSNBC and CNN's HLN Expand News Offerings in Sling Blue Base Service Sling TV expanded its live news offerings with the addition of FOX News, MSNBC and CNN's HLN to Sling Blue base service and launched new "Cloud DVR Free" for all Sling TV subscribers. Sling also introduced updates to pricing and channel lineups across both services. "Sling customers have been clear: they want more live news and sports, and they want a cloud DVR included at purchase – and we listened," said…

How Artificial Intelligence Is Regulating Live Video Streams

Video streaming is everywhere. We all have a camera in our pockets, and nearly anyone can live video chat with minimal barriers to entry. Today, the ability to connect to anyone in the world through video is easier than ever — and it will only get easier as technology advances. One emerging trend in the video space is live-streaming, or streaming video simultaneously captured and broadcast in real-time. But live video has a dangerous downside: the lack of control. There’s no “oops” button when live-streaming — anything…

Despite Stormy Decade, Facebook Continues to Lead in Mobile Advertising and App Businesses

Facebook had a rather tumultuous decade but it can laugh its way into 2020 as the most successful mobile advertising company in the world. In a recently published mobile app data report, four Facebook-owned applications were ranked among the top most-downloaded and used applications between 2011-2019. App tracker and social media analytics company AppAnnie ranked Facebook app, Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, and Instagram as top mobile apps. Recommended: The Untapped Digital Marketing Potential of WhatsApp Next Step in App…

Avora Lauded by Frost & Sullivan for Delivering Augmented Decision Making Services through Avora One, its Next Generation Business…

Avora One Optimises Data Analysis Process by Reducing Time Spent on Data Processing and Enhances Decision Making Enabling Business Users to Quickly Find Answers to Their Questions Based on its recent analysis of the European AI-based business intelligence solution market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Avora with the 2019 European Technology Innovation Award for accelerating the data analytics process with its smart end-to-end AI-based business intelligence solution, Avora One. The solution's unique ability to manage…

Portal by Facebook Takes WhatsApp Closer to AI-Based Video Applications

Facebook has announced its next set of unique Video content platform and features. The announcement brings the Portal family of products closer to users and their network during the Holiday season. Powered by unique video calling features that are built on the AI-powered Smart Camera, Portal by Facebook takes users closer to what they see on Instagram Stories. However, to use Portal; you don't need a Facebook account! In the official newsroom blog, Facebook stated that the Portal features are similar to Alexa, with new added…

VERB to Launch New Live Streaming Interactive Video Webinar Platform

VERB Technology Company, Inc. , a leader in business-focused interactive video CRM, marketing, and sales enablement applications, announced the newest product on its industry-leading digital platform: VERB Live. VERB Live is a next-generation webinar platform that allows the webinar host to place interactive icons on the screen that all viewers can click on to purchase products or services, in real-time, among many other interactive sales-driving features. Because it is browser-based, it works on all devices and requires no…

Tic Tac Mints Partners With Spotify To Launch Spotify’s First Branded Live Event Series, Hear For It

The Fan Experience Will Bring Listeners Offline and into an Immersive World That Embodies the Essence of the Tic Tac Brand The Tic Tac® brand is joining forces with popular global audio streaming service Spotify, as an inaugural partner, to announce a new live experience called Hear For It. Custom-built for music fans, the unique event series employs Spotify's streaming intelligence to target consumers who exemplify the fun and refreshing Tic Tac brand personality. Music fans will be targeted through their listening…

LivePerson Debuts SocialConnect and EmailConnect to Help Brands Manage All Digital Customer Interactions in One Place

New solutions allow brands to deal with massive volume and shift customers to more effective messaging channels LivePerson, Inc., a global leader in conversational commerce solutions, announced the launch of SocialConnect and EmailConnect, bringing social media and email into the industry-leading LiveEngage platform. This debut gives brands the ability to easily manage customer conversations regardless of the channels where they occur — all in one place. Through SocialConnect and EmailConnect, brands can now manage the…

NexTechar Teams with LivePerson to Personalize AR Through Conversational Commerce

One-Of-A-Kind, Transformative Technology for Retailers Combines Messaging and AR Experiences NexTech AR Solutions, the industry leader in augmented reality, is pleased to announce it has partnered with LivePerson, a global leader in conversational commerce solutions, to integrate augmented reality (AR) for enhanced product views and 3D advertising into LivePerson’s AI-powered conversational commerce platform. The partnership offers powerful new retail capabilities for showcasing products and shopping on messaging channels,…

Mandel Provides Four Tips for Presenting Data and Analytics: How to Deliver a Powerful Data-Backed Presentation

Mandel Communications, one of the world's leading providers of communication skills training for professionals, has four tips for business managers, sales teams and technical or analytical professionals to help them deliver powerful data-backed presentations when presenting data and analytics. When it comes to presenting in front of high-level decision-makers within an organization, data, analytics, and objective insights are king. The problem is that communicating this information is challenging. Mandel…

TTEC and LivePerson Form Strategic Partnership to Fuel AI-Powered Digital Transformation for Enterprises

TTEC Holdings, Inc., a leading digital customer experience technology and services company focused on the design, implementation and delivery of transformative solutions for many of the world's most iconic and disruptive brands, and LivePerson, Inc., a global leader in conversational commerce solutions, announced a strategic partnership to redefine the customer experience with digital engagement, messaging, and AI-driven automation. The TTEC-LivePerson partnership brings together two customer experience pioneers to help…

Issuu Launches Issuu Promote: Story Ad Integration for Facebook and Instagram

New Issuu Story Cloud Feature Increases Content Velocity, Enabling Marketers and Creators to Easily Turn Social Media Stories Into Ads for Facebook and Instagram Issuu, the world’s largest digital discovery and publishing platform, announced an addition to its Story Cloud suite of solutions with the launch of Issuu Promote at the Adobe MAX conference in Los Angeles. Issuu Promote is a Story ad integration tool that enables marketers and creators to turn brand-approved assets into social media Story formatted ads. This…

Amazon Consolidates its Tech Behemoth Title Raking $70B Sales; Promises One-Day Delivery for Prime Customers

Multi-technology provider and retain giant, Amazon has announced the Q3 2019 Sales figures. It stood at $70 billion, growing the net sales by 24%, compared with $56.6 billion in third-quarter 2018. Amazon dominates the Retail, Cloud, Data storage and Voice commerce segments in the tech industry. Recently, Amazon also announced the acquisition of eHealth startup- Health Navigator – all these augurs well for Amazon partners and stakeholders. One-Day Delivery on the Cards For Jeff Bezos, CEO and Founder of Amazon, the Sales…

4 Ways to Improve Your Facebook Video Marketing

Video marketing is one of the most effective ways to generate leads and boost sales. Video content is engaging, as evidenced by the success of streaming platforms including YouTube and Twitch, and the fact that it's versatile in the topics it encompasses makes it a smart investment. Nonetheless, there are a few ways for one to make their advertising efforts stand out among the competition. As provided by Carola Jain, here are 4 ways to improve your Facebook video marketing. Provide captions with videos. By performing a…

LivePerson Launches LiveIntent, an AI-Powered Intent Detection Tool to Help Brands Decipher Consumer Behaviors in Real Time

New Solution Instantly Surfaces and Measures Customer Intents, Empowering Brands to Optimize Operations and Automations for Improved Customer Experiences LivePerson, Inc., a global leader in conversational commerce, announced the launch of LiveIntent to help brands detect, analyze, and resolve customer intents in real time. This latest evolution of LivePerson's suite of Conversational AI services surfaces and measures intents — what customers want — instantly in brand-to-consumer conversations over SMS, Facebook…

Appnext’s Recommendation Platform Ranked 3rd in India Following Facebook and Google in the AppsFlyer Performance Index

Appnext Demonstrated a Fundamental Business Change with Its Unique Technology and Placements Presenting a New Layer of App Discovery Experience Appnext, a leading mobile discovery platform, announced it has been ranked among the leading media partners in the AppsFlyer Performance Index for H1 2019. Appnext is ranked #7 in global growth and as the 3rd recommendation platform in shopping and non-gaming in India, right after the giant duopoly of Facebook and Google. AppsFlyer Performance Index is the industry-standard…

Telestax Partners with Zain Jordan to Deliver CPaaS to Their Nearly 50 Million Active Individual and Business Customers

Zain Jordan, a member of Zain Group, one of the leading mobile telecom innovators across the Middle East and North Africa, announces its strategic partnership with Telestax, the worldwide leader in CPaaS enablement for communications service providers. Using Telestax technology, Zain Jordan will now deliver rich application programming interfaces for enterprise omnichannel digital transformation to organizations across the country. "Zain looks forward to offering expanded CPaaS capabilities to our enterprise customers,"…

UPS Sends Warning Shot to Amazon with its Newly Approved Drone Delivery Fleet, Says GlobalData

Mike Vousden, Automotive Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, offers his view on this home delivery development: “This remarkable development heralds a new era of parcel logistics. It is a clear indicator of how UPS will provide coverage on critical ‘last mile’ of parcel delivery – the distance between the delivery van or local hub, and the front door of the intended recipient. “UPS is the largest package delivery company in the world, handling 5.2 billion deliveries in 2018, and already…

Zendesk Delivers the Future of Conversational Business With Sunshine Conversations

New Developer-First Platform Allows Businesses to Incorporate Social and Direct Messaging into All Customer Workflows Zendesk, Inc.  announced Sunshine Conversations, an API-based platform that allows businesses to integrate messaging via today’s most popular social channels and directly interact and transact with customers. Additionally, developers can build messaging into their own apps and services to ensure that customers can engage with companies over websites, social channels and private in-app messaging. With…

Comscore Partners with Media Solutions Pioneer CTV Media to Deliver Television Audience Measurement

Agreement incorporates both local and national advanced audience television audience data Comscore, a trusted partner for planning, transacting, and evaluating media across platforms, announced a new partnership with CTV Media to provide advanced audience data for all clients on a regional and national scale. "We have been impressed to see how Comscore has delivered on its commitment to providing superior local & national television audience measurement," said Kathy Dixon, President of CTV Media. "Our focus is on…