INTEGRIM Announces the Acquisition of Logikia, a Canadian Provider of Accounts Payable Automation Solutions

Document automation specialist INTEGRIM is proud to announce the acquisition of Logikia, a Canadian provider of accounts payable automation solutions. Powered by artificial intelligence (AI), Logikia solutions operate based on industry best practices. Logikia is broadly recognized as a proven cloud-based environment designed to integrate seamlessly into many popular enterprises resource planning (ERP) systems. Logikia's strategic market position, high performance automated document processing…

Red Points Continues Rapid Growth with $38 Million in New Funding to Expand its Market Leadership in Brand and IP Protection

New Financing Solidifies Company's Growth Plan and Vision to Protect Brands and Consumers from Online IP Infringements Red Points, a global leader in online IP infringement detection and removal, announced that it has closed $38 million in funding, bringing the company's total capital raised to $64 million and cementing its global footprint in the online brand protection space. The round was led by Summit Partners, with additional participation from existing investors Northzone, Mangrove, Eight Roads Ventures and Banco…

Merkle Releases Amazon Advertising Flywheel Strategy Guide

Annual Playbook Examines the Impact of Amazon Advertising on Vendors and Sellers Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency, released its second annual Amazon Ads Playbook. This year’s report, titled “The Amazon Advertising Flywheel Strategy Guide,” explains Amazon advertising’s effect and impact on vendors and sellers, while examining the main components that comprise the flywheel, including owned, paid, and earned media. “By bringing together teams to support merchandising,…

Leon Hounshell Joins EarthLink as Chief Product Officer

EarthLink, provider of internet and other online services, announced that Leon Hounshell joins the company as Chief Product Officer. Hounshell is responsible for the expansion and launch of products and services, including the expansion of data and security products and EarthLink’s Internet of Things (IoT) strategy. EarthLink welcomes Leon Hounshell to the team as Chief Product Officer. Hounshell is responsible for the expansion of data and security products & EarthLink’s Internet of Things (IoT) strategy. Hounshell…

Amobee Selected by Univision as Linear Television Optimization Platform of Record

Partnership to Help Advertisers Reach Hispanic-American Consumer Market Amobee, a global digital advertising technology company, announced an agreement with Univision Communications Inc.—the leading media company serving Hispanic America—to be the linear television optimization platform of record, allowing advertisers to plan and transact against their custom strategic target audiences or proprietary first party data. The partnership will allow Univision to provide a data-optimized linear television offering that…

Stringr Unveils Premium Livestreaming Functionality

Stringr, the premium video marketplace for custom, high-quality, video content, announced the launch of its livestreaming function, giving customers the ability to request live video content nationwide. In addition to having access to Stringr’s comprehensive video library and on-request recorded content, users will now be able to leverage Stringr’s network of 75K+ professional and amateur videographers for live footage of events. Through Stringr’s platform, customers are now able to request live coverage of an event. This…

Tinder Welcomes Ravi Mehta as Chief Product Officer

 Tinder, the world's most popular app for meeting new people, announced that Ravi Mehta has joined the company as Chief Product Officer. Ravi has more than 20 years of experience building products, businesses and teams at Facebook, TripAdvisor and Microsoft.  Ravi is the latest of several senior leadership hires at Tinder, spanning Marketing, Finance & Analytics and Engineering. "Tinder's product innovation brought an entire new generation to the category and now millions of people across the globe…

Network for Good Releases New Study, “Our Digital Dilemma”

New Data Suggests How We've Been Thinking About Donor Retention May Be All Wrong Nonprofit organizations in the United States are now being challenged by major political, demographic, economic, and technological factors outside of their control, and most organizations find themselves flat-footed, unable to easily adapt. As the sector grapples with data that indicates giving was largely flat in 2018, Network for Good is releasing its first whitepaper of the year, offering a new point of view, along with new data, which…

Accenture Interactive Completes Acquisition of Danish Creative Agency Hjaltelin Stahl

Accenture has completed its acquisition of Hjaltelin Stahl, a leading Danish creative agency, known for its ability to create unique and consistent cross-media experiences for its clients. The award-winning Copenhagen-based agency is now part of Accenture Interactive, boosting its capabilities as an experience agency in the Nordic countries and beyond. “With the addition of Hjaltelin Stahl to Accenture Interactive we significantly strengthen our ability to design, build and run the best customer experiences for our clients…

Comscore Announces Enhancements to its Board of Directors and Senior Management Team to Enable Next Phase of Growth

Irwin Gotlieb, Joanne Bradford and Kathi Love Appointed as Directors  Comscore, Inc., a trusted partner for planning, transacting, and evaluating media across platforms, announced the appointment of Irwin Gotlieb, Joanne Bradford and Kathi Love to its board of directors. Dale Fuller will serve as interim chief executive officer. The addition of these long-tenured media and technology executives is designed to accelerate the company's next phase of growth and is effective April 1, 2019. Board Enhancements Mr. Gotlieb…

New Partnership with Microsoft and LinkedIn to Power up Adobe Experience Cloud

When Microsoft acquired the business-oriented social networking site LinkedIn, economists and cynics alike wonder how it planned to monetize the new product. Thus far, there haven’t been any glaring Microsoft inspired changes to the site aside from some Bing advertisement synergies, but it looks like the company may be leveraging its existing Adobe partnership to add value and financial incentive to LinkedIn users. Earlier this week, Adobe, Microsoft and LinkedIn announced a new partnership amongst the three businesses…

SRAX Joins Big Tech Leaders and Interactive Advertising Bureau to Assist Government Officials Making State and National-Level Policy Changes…

California State Capital is First Stop in Making Changes that will Impact Ad Agencies, Brands and Consumers Across the Board Social Reality, Inc., a digital marketing and consumer data management technology company, announces its involvement with the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) and some of the biggest leaders in tech, including Hulu, NBC Universal, iHeartMedia, and more, to work with government officials as they consider state and national-level privacy legislation that will impact consumers, brands and ad…

Why Content Creation is Nearing A Tipping Point

Content creation is nearing a point where a machine-first approach is becoming a reality. This is largely due to the fact that going global has never been more important for companies, yet despite the opportunity that comes with accessing untapped markets and driving exposure in unchartered territories, expansion overseas is not without its challenges. Deloitte Private recently launched its first global business survey, analyzing the objectives and results of almost 2,000 private company leaders in 30 countries. The…

Why Relevancy at Scale Should be Key Priority for Consumer Brands

The big consumer brands that have long defined the industry are no longer untouchable. A combination of rapidly changing consumer needs and expectations and a leveling competitive playing field is creating a highly uncertain, disruptive environment — one full of challenges, but ripe with new possibility too. Today’s consumers expect brands to know them inside out — and use that knowledge to deliver authentic products, services, and experiences that are entirely relevant when it really matters. It means that creating…

MVPindex Launches New Audience Measurement And Sponsorship Valuation Solution For Twitch

MVPindex, the standard for end-to-end audience measurement and sponsorship valuation in sports and entertainment, and Twitch, the leading service and community for multiplayer entertainment, announced the deployment of MVPindex's proprietary platform to value branded content – including comprehensive engagement data – across its global network. This partnership will make it easier for brands and agencies to enter the esports industry and value sponsorships with established leagues, tournaments, gamers and teams – such as…

The Apache Software Foundation Celebrates 20 Years of Community-led Development “The Apache Way”

World's Largest Open Source Foundation Provides $20b+ Worth of Software for the Public Good at 100% No Cost; Apache Software Used in Every Internet-Connected Country on the Planet The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of more than 350 Open Source projects and initiatives, announced today its 20th Anniversary, celebrating "The Apache Way" of community-driven development as the key to its success. The world's largest Open Source foundation is home to dozens of…

RedPoint Global and Harris Poll Survey Exposes Gap Between Consumer and Marketer Expectations for Customer Experience

Research Reveals Major Gaps in Engaging Customers in a Relevant, Timely, and Consistent Fashion Across All Interaction Touchpoints RedPoint Global, a top provider of customer data platform and customer engagement technologies, announced a new research report examining the gap between marketer and consumer expectations surrounding customer experience (CX). Conducted by The Harris Poll and commissioned by RedPoint Global, the survey of more than 3,000 consumers and 450 senior marketers in the US, UK, and Canada reveals…

Springbot Adds Facebook Messenger to eCommerce Marketing Platform

Increasing Consumer Use of Messaging Makes the Channel a Priority for Retailers Springbot, a data-driven marketing platform for eCommerce retailers, launched Facebook Messenger Marketing as part of its all-in-one marketing automation platform. Retailers can integrate Facebook messages into automated marketing campaigns and manage them from their Springbot dashboard, a capability not readily available through traditional email marketing platforms. “More than 80 percent of adults and 90 percent of teens use messaging…

SoundCloud Names Anthony Gabriele, Senior Vice President, Subscriptions & Marketing

SoundCloud announced it has hired seasoned media and technology executive, Anthony Gabriele as Senior Vice President, Subscriptions & Marketing. In the newly created role, Gabriele will lead the growth and expansion of SoundCloud’s Listener and Creator businesses, in addition to overseeing its Growth Marketing and Brand Marketing, and Community Support teams. He will be based in SoundCloud’s New York office and report to Chief Operating Officer, Michael Weissman. “SoundCloud is the world’s largest open…

Unravel Data Introduces the Industry’s First AI-Powered Cloud Platform Operations and Workload Migration Solution for Data Applications

Unravel Delivers New AI-powered and Unified Performance Optimization for Planning, Migrating, and Managing Modern Data Applications on AWS, Azure and Google Cloud Platforms Unravel Data, the only data operations platform providing full-stack visibility and AI-powered recommendations to drive more reliable performance in modern data applications, announced a new portfolio of capabilities that help customers plan, migrate, and manage modern data applications running on AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform. This…