CCPA Final Regulations: Logic Aside, What to Exactly Expect in the Pandemic Era?

It’s exactly a month since the California Attorney General finalized and submitted the proposed regulations to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) to the state’s Office of Administrative Law (OAL). Tomorrow, on 1 July, the OAL is expected to review the recommendations and approve the CCPA final regulations. In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the California Governor passed the EO N-40-20 that allows the OAL to take an additional 60 days to complete the review process. To simplify things for CCPA compliance, the AG…

Cyrano.ai Launches Meeting Insights for Zoom, Brings Deep Listening to Help Work-at-Home Professionals

Cyrano.ai today announced the availability of Meeting Insights on the Zoom Marketplace. Cyrano Meeting Insights is the easiest way to improve the outcomes of virtual meetings  Cyrano.ai announced the availability of Meeting Insights on the Zoom Marketplace. Cyrano Meeting Insights is the easiest way to improve the outcomes of virtual meetings. The system uses deep listening to interpret Zoom Business meetings, then provides a unique, personalized email to the meeting organizer, detailing the values, communication, and…

Unbxd Recognised by Gartner in The Gartner Digital Commerce Vendor Guide 2020

Unbxd Inc., a leading provider of AI-based Commerce Search and Product Discovery solution marks its entry into 2020 with recognition in the Gartner report titled "The Gartner Digital Commerce Vendor Guide, 2020" (Subscription required). Unbxd is named as a Commerce Search and Personalization Engines vendor in the report. Marketing Technology News: Logicworks Named a Leader in 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant According to the report, "Best-of-breed commerce search products provide enhanced functionality, such as integrated…

Daily MarTech Roundup: Latest News, Insights, Funding and Updates

Today’s Daily MarTech Round-up covers the latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience AI and ML announcements from Microsoft, Procter & Gamble, Selvita, SecurityTrax, AppDynamics, and AudioCodes. Microsoft Signs a 5-Year Deal with The Coca-Cola Company To Transform Global Engagement And Experiences Microsoft Signs a 5-Year Deal with The Coca-Cola Company To Transform Global Engagement And Experiences. Popular beverage company The Coca-Cola Company will use Microsoft’s Cloud platform to…

Google and AudioCodes Collaborate to Bring Telephony Voice Services to Google Dialogflow Virtual Agents

AudioCodes solution enables the rapid purchase and integration of phone numbers with virtual agents developed on Google Dialogflow AudioCodes, a leading vendor of advanced voice networking and media processing solutions for the digital workplace, today announced that it is collaborating with Google to integrate telephony voice services with virtual agents developed with the Google Dialogflow bot framework. The use of chat bots and virtual agents is increasing as contact and support centers worldwide seek ways of improving…

TCN Launches List Management Services for Its Comprehensive Cloud Contact Center Platform

TCN’s newest addition to its contact center solution offers an easier and more streamlined approach to data management and compliance TCN, Inc., a leading provider of cloud contact center technology for enterprises, contact centers, BPOs and collection agencies worldwide, announced today the launch of its List Management Services (LMS), a new addition to TCN’s robust cloud contact center platform. TCN’s LMS enables contact centers to streamline and optimize lists for connecting, making it easier to integrate various data…

TechBytes with Vanya Cohen, Machine Learning Engineer at Luminoso

Hi Vanya, from spending your time in Seattle to joining an NLP and AI technology company - what inspired you to make this journey? Growing up in Seattle, I was exposed to tech at a pretty young age. Most of my friends’ parents worked for Microsoft. I spent a lot of my free time working on little coding projects, and even started my own business developing Video game mods in high school. Movies like 2001: A Space Odyssey captured my imagination, and gave me a sense that AI was going to be an important part of the…

Smarsh Teams with Brainspace to Provide Customers Advanced Analytics and Visualization Tools for Electronic Communications

Smarsh Enterprise Archive Customers Can Leverage Brainspace Machine Learning to Find New Patterns in Complex Data, Reduce Time and Cost for E-Discovery Smarsh, helping customers get ahead – and stay ahead – of the risk within their electronic communications, today announced an integration with Brainspace, the world’s leading data analytics platform for investigations, e-discovery, and compliance, at Legalweek 2020. “Brainspace is excited to work with Smarsh to provide a next-generation solution for e-discovery…

Can Dialogue Advertising Eliminate Much of Digital Ad Fraud as We Know It?

Brands continue to pour more and more billions of dollars into digital advertising campaigns – nearly all of which are visually designed and/or wordsmithed to compel consumers to click. Research by AppNexus finds that advertisers in the US. spent nearly $100 billion on digital ads in 2018, and projects that digital ad spend will surpass offline ad spend by the end of 2020. Naturally, criminals willing to engage in fraudulent behavior are eager for their own piece of this gigantic pie. A report by The&Partnership…

The Circling Sharks of Deep Learning — Three Mistakes to Avoid

The popular TV show, Shark Tank, has a familiar formula. Business owners pitch their ideas to a panel of judges known as “sharks,” who have the option to invest in the company or turn the offer down. Some amazing products have launched on Shark Tank, but for every success, there are multiple failures. Many ridiculous ideas have crashed and burned — like the Ionic Ear, Bluetooth headphones that are surgically implanted into your ears. That’s just entertaining TV. The heartbreak comes when contestants use their pitch to…

The Splunk Data-to-Everything Platform Increases Scale and Speed; Over 18,000 Customers Turn Data Into Doing

Splunk Enterprise Expands Data Access with Data Fabric Search and Data Stream Processor; Empowers Users with Context and Collaboration Splunk Inc., provider of the Data-to-Everything Platform, announced that new versions of Splunk Enterprise and Splunk Cloud will expand the ways customers can unlock value and bring data to every question, decision and action. These innovations power the Data-to-Everything Platform, helping customers solve any data problem at any scale. Splunk Enterprise 8.0 is now generally available.…

5 Ways Artificial Intelligence Brings Diversity to the Modern Workplace

Diversity has become one of the pillars of the modern business world, and in many countries across the globe, it is one of the prerequisites for a company to even exist, let alone build a thriving brand. In the quest for higher workplace diversity and a more diverse recruitment process that nurtures equality among genders, races, and communities, business leaders are increasingly employing the help of Artificial Intelligence. As if AI wasn’t popular enough throughout the modern business sector, HR specialists are now…

MarTech Interview with Igor Volzhanin, CEO at DataSine

"Businesses are struggling to understand the human behind the volume of data they hold on customers and leverage it to offer a meaningful exchange." Tell us about your role and journey into Technology. What inspired you to start at DataSine? I founded DataSine in 2015, after moving to London to do a Ph.D. in Psychology and Computer Science at the University of London. Prior to that, I spent five years working in International Development, and have lived in New York, Frankfurt, Tirana, and New Delhi. I am quite passionate…

Voximplant Announces Major Update to Smartcalls Service: Google Dialogflow and SIP Integration, New Set of Subscription Plans

Voximplant, the leading cloud platform for communication solutions, announces major updates to the Smartcalls service. Now, users can choose from a set of affordable plans, integrate with an existing SIP, and enroll into the beta program of Dialogflow and Smartcalls engagement – a next-level solution, that will easily enrich call scenarios with an IVR of any complexity. Dialogflow Integration Dialogflow is an advanced tool for automating communication between businesses and their customers. A voicebot created with this…

Sequent Appoints Neil MacDonald VP and GM for EMEA

Experienced Marketing and Sales Expert Bringing Tokenization to Mobile Data in EMEA Sequent, Inc. announced that Neil MacDonald has been appointed Vice President of Sales and General Manager for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).  In his new position, MacDonald is opening new territories and creating new partnerships to provide banks, payment networks and payment service providers with Sequent's leading mobile payments and tokenization platform for securing mobile data. Sequent secures data on…

Tellius Partners with Google Cloud to Provide Enterprises with Multi-Cloud Augmented Analytics

Breakthrough AI-Powered Analytics is Certified to Run on Google Cloud Platform and Accelerates New Value from Complex Data for GCP Customers Tellius, a leading provider of AI-powered augmented analytics software, announced the company has joined the Google Cloud Partner Program. Through the partnership, the Tellius Search and AI-Powered Analytics platform is certified to run on the Google Cloud Platform (GCP). Customers deploying on public clouds now have extended multi-cloud support to run Tellius on the Google Cloud…

STOMP Out Bullying™ Launches Emma, the First AI Platform Designed to Process and Respond to Cyberbullying

New Educational Tool Helps Visualize the Impact of Peer Victimization on a Teenager's Brain With nearly one in five adolescents bullied across the nation, STOMP Out Bullying announces a first-of-its-kind AI platform, Emma, designed to help reduce bullying. Developed with consultation from Dr. Jeff Gardere, one of the most widely sought-after experts in the field of mental health, and an Associate Professor of Behavioral Medicine at the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in NYC, Emma is a technically advanced education…

Making Voice Tech More Human Is as Easy as 1-2-3

Customers love technology, but they crave human interaction too. Several years ago, Gartner predicted customers would manage 85 percent of their relationships with an enterprise without interacting with a human being. But a PwC survey from last year found that 82 percent of Americans and 75 percent of all consumers want to interact with a real person. That creates a thorny dilemma for companies. Businesses are going all-in on digital transformation so they can compete and win in the future. But they also know business…

MarTech Interview with Jeff Foley, VP of Marketing, Luminoso

"I think 2019-2020 will be more about incremental operationalization of AI techniques, rather than game-changing disruptions." Tell us about your role and journey into technology. What inspired you to start at Luminoso? I started my career as a release engineer, working on speech technology at Dragon Systems. Since I had studied speech recognition and signal processing at MIT, it was a great introduction to the tech world. Over time, though, I found that my favorite language to program in was “English,” and so I moved…

TrueVault Launches Solution to Automate the Daily Grind of GDPR Compliance

New Solution Is the Only Product That Automates the Day-To-Day Compliance Tasks of GDPR and the Upcoming California Consumer Privacy Act TrueVault, the first data security company completely focused on helping businesses protect personal data, launched TrueVault Atlas, the only solution that is designed to introduce efficiency and give businesses confidence by automating critical GDPR tasks, such as fulfilling data subject requests and detecting data processing anomalies. TrueVault Atlas is an essential tool for any…