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Amazon Introduces the Eero Mesh WiFi System—Simple, Reliable Home WiFi Starting at $99

The New Eero Mesh WiFi System Is the Latest Addition to the Eero Lineup and Offers Simple, Reliable WiFi for Streaming, Gaming, and Working from Home Amazon introduced the newest addition to the award-winning eero family of devices. The all-new eero mesh WiFi system offers simple, reliable WiFi for streaming, gaming, and working from home—all for just $99, or three for $249. eero is a mesh WiFi system that replaces your existing router and extends WiFi coverage seamlessly throughout your home. A single eero plugs directly…

SAP Makes Its Next Move in the Platform Game

SAP SE announced more powerful platform capabilities and embedded intelligence in applications, setting customers on the fastest path to turn data into business value. The announcement was made at the SAP TechEd conference being held September 24–26 in Las Vegas and the Strata Data Conference being held September 23–26 in New York City. "There is growing demand from our customers and partners to easily extend and integrate their solutions as well as build completely new apps," said Juergen Mueller, chief technology…

Permission.io Launches E-Commerce Marketplace

World’s first permission-based platform lets consumers interact with thousands of top retailers without interruption Permission.io, the permission-based platform and creator of the cryptocurrency ASK, has officially launched its e-commerce marketplace. The Permission Marketplace is an e-commerce platform where merchants compensate consumers for their time and data. Instead of merchants paying internet giants to reach consumers, merchants compensate the consumer directly with ASK. The Permission Marketplace operates in…

MarTech Interview with Saurabh Bhatia, CEO at Chocolate Platform

"With real-time reporting and optimizations, the performance of digital advertising has improved significantly." Tell us about your role and journey into technology. What galvanized you to start Chocolate Platform? I am a Co-Founder at Chocolate and currently serving as the CEO. I oversee the complete company strategy, operations, and short-term and long-term objectives. Chocolate originated from the need to offer a technologically sound and robust advertising solution that transcends traditional advertising. We started…

Brainshark Named Best Training Solution in 2019 Golden Bridge Awards

Brainshark’s Suite of Sales Readiness Solutions Brought Home the Gold for Creating Better-Prepared, Agile and More Effective Sales Teams Brainshark, Inc., delivering SaaS-based sales enablement and readiness solutions, announced it is a winner in the 2019 Golden Bridge Awards®. Brainshark’s suite of sales readiness solutions was named a gold (highest-level) winner in the “Best Product: Training” category – recognized for fostering better-prepared, results-driven sales forces. The Golden Bridge Awards celebrate the…

Alibaba Cloud Spurs Industry Innovation for China Gateway Customers

Customers Innovate Using Cloud Computing Technologies and Ecosystem Support to Address Operational Pain Points Alibaba Cloud, the data intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, showcased the success of its customers who have made use of Alibaba Cloud’s technologies to ramp up innovation. A range of customers from various industries, which have benefited from Alibaba Cloud’s technology and the interconnectivity with the other business units of the Alibaba Group, gathered at the China Gateway Summit during the Apsara…

USADATA Announces Free Data Diagnostic for Businesses

USADATA, the market leader in targeting capabilities and data, announced a free, new report for businesses called the Data Diagnostic. This report provides organizations with a benchmark of their data accuracy compared to industry norms, and the potential cost savings and revenue improvement they can expect by refreshing their data. “The Data Diagnostic provides a quick and effective snapshot of the overall health of client data. We provide insight on data inconsistencies, how many records can be corrected, and how much…

CoreMedia Appoints Ben Mooney as New Vice President of Partner Ecosystems & Corporate Development

Tech Industry Veteran with over 15 Years of Digital Agency Experience Will Drive the Company's North American Partner Ecosystem and Corporate Strategy CoreMedia, developer of the content management and experience orchestration platform, CoreMedia Content Cloud, announced the appointment of Ben Mooney as VP Partner Ecosystems and Corporate Development. Mooney has a 15+ year track record of developing alliances and leading business transformation efforts across some of the largest holding companies including IPG and…

EY Comes Together with Coalition to Help Establish Ethical AI Systems

Partnership on AI carries out research to help ensure artificial intelligence (AI) technologies have positive societal impact EY announced it is coming together with the Partnership on AI, a multistakeholder not-for-profit corporation formed to better understand the impacts of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies and to serve as an open platform for discussion and engagement around AI's impact on people and society. This decision reflects the commitment of EY to collaborate with the public and private sectors, civil…

AccuWeather Reveals How Weather Info Dictates Consumer Behavior

To enable brands and advertisers with targeted advertising opportunities, AccuWeather announced the launch of AccuWeatherIQ™. What happens to the shopping experience when it rains or snows in the US? Would a flood-like situation impact online grocery sales on weekly sales in India? What would it look like for advertisers who invested millions on targeted advertising campaigns to suddenly realize it’s going to lose because of a typhoon or a hurricane? How is the consumer behavior related to weather information, and how…

Smartling Releases ‘Move the World with Words’ Book at Global Ready Translation Summit

Coffee table book and $100 million commitment to industry aims to recognize the human element of global commerce Smartling, the premier software and translation services company that established the Enterprise Translation Cloud category, today releases its first-ever print publication, the “Move the World with Words” coffee table book, at the Global Ready Translation Summit in New York City. Alongside the launch of the book, Smartling is also announcing its commitment to investing $100 million in translator pay and…

Audioboom Reaches Agreement For Nielsen’s Podcast Listener Buying Power Service

Service Provides Podcasters and Brands with Compelling Insights Matching Podcast Listeners by Genre with Their Buying Habits Nielsen announced that Audioboom has subscribed to Nielsen's Podcast Listener Buying Power Service from Nielsen Scarborough. Nielsen's Podcast Listener Buying Power Service, launched last month, allows clients to profile shows using program titles collected from our subscribers in order to connect specific types of listeners with particular advertisers and specific program-level insights. Only…

Online Multimedia Editor Kapwing Raises $11 Million Series A

Kapwing, an online image and video editing platform, announces an $11 Milion Series A financing round led by CRV. Kapwing strives to empower a rising class of creative entrepreneurs who need faster, simpler, and more accessible software to make and share digital media. The platform has grown to millions of creators since launching two years ago. Kapwing founders Julia Enthoven and Eric Lu, both former Google Product Managers, were inspired to build a better multimedia creative suite after using today's leading media…

Cognizant Named an AI Consultancy Leader by Independent Research Firm

Cognizant is recognized as an Artificial Intelligence (AI) services leader in the newest report on the space by Forrester Research, a leading global research and advisory firm.  The Forrester Wave: AI Consultancies, Q3 2019 report reviews the capabilities of 13 service providers on 23 criteria, including their current offering, strategy and market presence. Cognizant received the highest rating possible in the technology, deployment, and innovation roadmap criteria.  The report also noted that: Cognizant's…

Glia Welcomes Gigzolo to the Family

 Glia (formerly SaleMove), a leading digital customer service platform for financial services companies, today announced that it's welcoming Gigzolo to the family. "The theory behind Gigzolo's recommendation algorithm was really exciting to us," said Daniel Michaeli, CEO at Glia. "We instantly saw how we could apply similar logic to enhance our visitor/operator matching algorithms. We've known the Gigzolo founders for years and always admired their vision and approach to building businesses," he added, "I'm excited to see…

SugarCRM Unveils Radical New Approach for Driving Revenue Analytics

Cutting-Edge Technology Acquired via Corvana Gives Customers Early, Actionable Insights and Trend Analysis SugarCRM Inc., a company that helps organizations deliver exceptional customer experiences, announced Sugar Discover, a sophisticated analytics solution acquired from Corvana, a leader in advanced CRM Analytics that provides insights to even the most complicated revenue analytics questions, accurately and fast. Sugar customers can look forward to automating 24/7 monitoring of CRM data, detecting events, feeding users…

Gap Inc. Appoints New Head of Athleta

Gap Inc. announced the appointment of Mary Beth Laughton as president and chief executive officer of Athleta.  Laughton will begin her new role in late October and will serve on Gap Inc.’s senior leadership team reporting to president and chief executive officer Art Peck. “Mary Beth brings a strong background in digital operations, a keen understanding of customers and an ability to deliver innovative experiences,” said Peck. “She is the right leader for Athleta, with a proven track record in driving consistent results in…

Heap Welcomes Ken Fine as President, COO

Ken Fine Brings 20 Years of B2B Saas High-Growth Expertise  Heap Inc., the leader in product analytics, is proud to welcome Ken Fine as its President and COO.  Ken is a 20 yr veteran in leading B2B SaaS companies through successful growth. Ken will be responsible for leading all go-to-market functions of the company, including sales, marketing, operations, and customer success. Ken brings success scaling multiple B2B SaaS companies including Medallia and Financial Engines where he helped lead those…

68% have Visited up to 10 Countries: Agoda.com Study

US ranks 4th out of 11 countries for people who have never been abroad with 29% never having left the States Britons lead the way for globetrotting, taking the top spot for the highest number of international countries visited according to the "Well Traveled Survey" commissioned by Agoda.com, one of the world's fastest growing digital travel platforms, with the average British traveler visiting 12 countries, closely followed by Australians who average 10 international destinations.…

DeepFraud AI, a Recent Google Spinout Company, Named to Insurance CIO Outlook’s Top 10 AI Solution Providers – 2019

Insurance CIO Outlook announced that DeepFraud AI has been named as one of the Top 10 Artificial Intelligence Solution Providers of 2019 and has been profiled for the cover story of the September issue of the magazine, just ahead of the largest conference of the year, InsureTech Connect in Las Vegas, NV. Marketing Technology News: HUAWEI CLOUD Gains Ground in Global Markets through Cloud + AI + 5G + IoT Founded by a senior Google AI engineer and Bridgewater Associates…