New Study: AI Helps Organizations Grow Profits 80 Percent Faster

Global research highlights how organizations are capitalizing on emerging technologies to enhance finance and operations for competitive advantage Oracle OpenWorld -- Organizations that are adopting Artificial Intelligence (AI) and other emerging technologies in finance and operations are growing their annual profits 80 percent faster, according to a new study from Enterprise Strategy Group and Oracle. The global study, Emerging Technologies: The competitive edge for finance and operations, surveyed 700 finance and…

New Database Innovations Deliver a Single Database That Supports all Data

Oracle OpenWorld London, Oracle Executive Vice President Juan Loaiza announced the latest innovations which further strengthen Oracle’s strategy of providing a single converged database engine able to meet all the needs of a business. The new database features enable customers to take advantage of new technology trends—such as employing blockchain for fraud prevention, leveraging the flexibility of JSON documents, or training and evaluating machine learning algorithms inside the database. The future is data driven, and…

Telefónica Deutschland Selects Unisys to Deliver Secure, Next-Generation Voicemail Solutions and Services

Unisys to provide enhanced features, including visual voicemail, to improve user experience Unisys Corporation announced that Telefónica, one of the world's largest telephone operators and mobile network providers, has expanded its successful partnership with Unisys in Europe to provide secure, next generation voicemail services to millions of Telefónica Deutschland customers in Germany. Unisys communications solutions support more than 200 million mobile subscribers around the world. Under the terms of a mid-term…

WISeKey’s Global Cybersecurity to Protect People’s Privacy and Critical Infrastructures

The Recent Hack of Ring Video Doorbells Illustrates How Vulnerable Connected Devices Are in an Internet of Things (IoT) World. People’s Privacy and Critical Equipment Are Exposed to Hackers. Wisekey’s Combined Digital Security Solutions Protect People’s and Objects’ Identity WISeKey International Holding Ltd., a leading global cybersecurity and IoT company, announced today the release of a consistent cybersecurity combined offer to secure access to connected objects. This solution sits on WISeKey’s three fundamental value…

MarTech Interview with Harry Chemko, CEO and Co-Founder at Elastic Path

"Marketing and Sales alignment is important but, I think many organizations confuse transparency with successful alignment in a common, shared goal." Journey into Tech Hi Harry, tell us about your journey in technology. You are a pioneer in the Headless Commerce technology market. What inspired you to start with Elastic Path? When we first started Elastic Path, we were building custom applications for clients but a few years in, we realized there was a huge trend developing for brands to sell online. When we looked at…

Troy Young, President of Hearst Magazines, Named Chairman of IAB Board of Directors

Kirk McDonald of Xandr to Serve as Vice Chairman New Board Members Include Brand Leaders from General Motors and ThirdLove & Top Executives from AccuWeather, Amazon Advertising, Google, IBM Watson Advertising, LiveRamp, Meredith Corporation, Rakuten Marketing, Samsung Ads, and Xandr IAB, the national trade association for the digital media and marketing industries, announced that it has elected Troy Young, President of Hearst Magazines, as Chairman of the trade organization's Board of Directors. Young has served as the…

PRODWARE EXPOSE 2020: A High-tech Event for Mid-market Companies Focused on the Customer and User Experience

Prodware hosted mid-market businesses at EXHIBITION 2020, an event dedicated to innovation. Over the course of this interactive, half-day conference, Prodware’s Innovation & Business Solutions Division presented the most innovative solutions in its industry, developed using disruptive technologies. A deep dive into innovation Innovation, which is at the core of Prodware’s identity, can impact a company’s structure, productivity and cohesion. Marketing Technology News: NAPCO Report Points to Unique Customer…

IPsoft Introduces the World’s First Marketplace for Digital Employees: DigitalWorkforce.ai

Businesses Can Now Hire Cloud-Sourced, AI-Powered Digital Workers to Build a Hybrid Workforce for Better Enterprise Scale, Productivity and Efficiency. First Job Role Available Is It Service Desk Engineer IPsoft, the largest independent leader in enterprise AI, today announced the launch of the first marketplace for Digital Employees that can collaborate with human colleagues and catalyze the creation of the hybrid workplace for businesses. The first-of-its-kind hybrid workforce platform will enable businesses to cloud…

M³AAWG General Meeting Brings Together More than 200 Companies to Fight Online Abuse

Messaging, Malware and Mobile Anti-Abuse Working Group, the largest global industry association working against botnets, malware, spam, viruses, DoS attacks and other online exploitation, will meet in San Francisco February 17-20 The Messaging, Malware and Mobile Anti-Abuse Working Group (M3AAWG), the largest global industry consortium developing collaborative approaches to combat online abuse, will host its 48th General Meeting in San Francisco from February 17-20. M3AAWG members from around the world representing…

Intuiface Unveils BrightSign Support

No-Code Interactive Content Delivery Is Now Available for the Global Market Leader in Digital Signage Media Players Intuiface – the only no-code platform dedicated to the creation, deployment, and analysis of interactive digital experiences for physical spaces – is excited to announce the addition of BrightSign to its list of supported platforms. This integration enables users of the market’s most popular digital signage media player to easily transition from scheduled, playlist-based, non-interactive signage to…

Enea Launches Cloud-Native 4G/5G Unified Data Manager

The Cloud-Native Unified Data Manager Builds on a Software-Defined Approach to Manage and Monetize Data Enea launched the Enea Unified Data Manager, a hardware-agnostic, cloud-native network function for 4G and 5G data management. The software performs the 3GPP functions of Unified Data Management (UDM) in 5G networks and interoperates with any Home Subscriber Server (HSS) in 4G. The solution is a critical component in multi-vendor and multi-generation network architectures. Operators, who initially focused on the…

eBay Comments on Letter from Starboard Value

 eBay Inc., a global commerce leader that connects millions of buyers and sellers around the world, issued the following statement regarding the letter to eBay released by Starboard Value LP ("Starboard") this morning: The eBay Board of Directors includes a director jointly nominated and agreed upon with Starboard, a representative of one of our largest shareholders, Elliott Management, and other strong, experienced and independent directors. The Board and eBay's management team are aligned in their commitment to taking…

Super Bowl Ads From Mountain Dew, Avacados From Mexico, Rocket Mortgage Drove Highest Viewer Attention, According to Realeyes

Attention and Emotion Measures Reveal Propensity for Advertising Creative to Drive Impact of Paid Media Investment Realeyes, a leader in computer vision and emotion AI, revealed the company’s 2020 ranking of Super Bowl LIV ads according to viewer attention and emotion. Based on aggregate measurement from an opt-in panel audience (n=2,500) using webcams and anonymous facial coding, the Realeyes’ “Interest” score is an index that combines attention and emotion signals to build a second-by-second indication of a viewer’s…

NEM Ventures Partners with DAIA to Support Growth of Democratized AI

Partnership underlines NEM Venture’s commitment to the decentralized technology landscape NEM Ventures, the venture capital and investment arm of the NEM blockchain ecosystem, has joined the Decentralized AI Alliance (DAIA), an alliance of more than fifty diverse organizations in the interrelated Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT) and blockchain ecosystem working together to democratize the use and control of AI. This partnership will see the development of common strategies and increased resource…

Predictions Series: A Year of Change for the Telecoms Industry in 2020

Communications Service Providers’ priorities shift as customer engagement comes to the fore Evolving Systems, Inc., a leader in real-time digital engagement solutions and services, anticipates shifting priorities for Communications Service Providers (CSPs) in 2020. With Mobile World Congress, the industry’s largest annual gathering of key decision-makers happening this month in Barcelona, Evolving Systems’ leaders attending the event expect a number of pressing issues to be discussed. Marketing Technology News: Hmmm, So…

WISeKey Collaborates With IATA on the One Record Platform as Security and Digital Identity Partner

WISeKey collaborates with IATA on the ONE Record platform as security and digital identity partner WISeKey International Holding Ltd, a leading global cybersecurity and IoT company, announced that it was selected by International Air Transport Association (IATA) as its technology partner to secure the ONE Record test platform. The WISeKey & IATA collaboration for the ONE Record platform aims to define the security layer to protect all data exchanges in the platform, by introducing the necessary technology…

Thryv, Inc. CEO Joe Walsh Featured on “Borrell’s Local Marketing Trends” Podcast

Thryv CEO and President Joe Walsh joined Gordon Borrell and Corey Elliott, hosts of the Local Marketing Trends podcast, for a look at small businesses and how the tools they use to run and grow have changed – from printed yellow pages directories to digital marketing solutions and, most recently, Software as a Service (SaaS). In Episode 13: Tough Lessons on Transformation from a Guy in the Hotseat – Thryv CEO Joe Walsh, Walsh discusses the steps his company has taken to control the decline of the print product, tackle…

Brightcove Appoints Amee Desjourdy as Chief People Officer

Seasoned HR leader with experience guiding global organizations through times of rapid growth joins the Brightcove executive team Brightcove, Inc., the leading provider of cloud services for video, announced the appointment of Amee Desjourdy as Chief People Officer. Based in Boston, Desjourdy will support growth, lead global talent acquisition and development, as well as create a world-class human resources strategy for the business. Desjourdy brings significant experience in building, integrating, and developing US-based…

LogMeIn, Inc. Announces Expiration of “Go-Shop” Period and Details Regarding the Special Meeting of Stockholders

LogMeIn, Inc., a leading provider of cloud-based connectivity, announced the expiration of a 45-day “go-shop” period under the terms of the previously announced definitive agreement in which LogMeIn will be acquired in a transaction led by affiliates of Francisco Partners, a leading technology-focused global private equity firm, and Evergreen Coast Capital Corporation, the private equity affiliate of Elliott Management Corporation, for $86.05 per share in cash. The go-shop period expired at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Time) on…

Infringement of Privacy Rights in the Digital Age

Privacy in the digital age is a hot topic at the moment. After a honeymoon period, people are starting to realize how much of their data is stored digitally, and what the consequences can be. If you’re active online, chances are your full name, identification number, addresses, phone number, credit card details, etc. are stored online somewhere. On top of an invasion of privacy, if someone accesses this data, it can leave you vulnerable to further attacks. Your finances, relationships, and even your future can be at…