Cinedigm Announces Agreement to Acquire The Film Detective

Cinedigm announced that the Company has agreed to acquire The Film Detective, a leading content distributor and streaming channel company focused on classic film and television programming. The acquisition is subject to agreed-upon closing conditions, including completion of the parties’ due diligence. The deal will add The Film Detective’s library, comprised of 3,000 content titles, an estimated 10,000 individual film and TV episodes, and two Free-Ad-Supported-Television (FAST) linear networks, into Cinedigm’s expansive…

MarTech Startup, edrone, Secures Funding of USD 5.3 Million to Fuel Their Ambitions of Becoming One-Stop-Shop for E-Commerce

Polish marketing technology startup edrone has raised USD 5.3 million Series A funding to fuel their ambitions of building a marketing one-stop-shop for e-commerce. The capital came from two sources: a Hungarian VC, PortfoLion, in a Series A round, and an R&D grant for edrone's autonomous virtual assistant. It will be invested in research and business development for the CEE and LATAM regions. It’s their first funding after bootstrapping for four years. The product is aimed at medium and large e-commerce businesses…

Moore Announces Bryan Lank Appointed as Chief Business Development Officer

Moore, a leading provider of performance-driven marketing solutions, announces the expansion of its leadership team with the promotion of Bryan Lank to chief business development officer. Lank has led winning sales and customer-focused teams serving the nonprofit community for more than 30 years, including the last 17 years as part of Moore. Prior to taking the position, Lank was president of ResourceOne Fundraising Group, a Moore company and full-service direct marketing agency. During his tenure ResourceOne Fundraising…

Zuza Releases New eCommerce and Online Ordering Platform with Contactless Payment Functionalities

A first-rate business management software to assist merchants in offering customers new online ordering methods Zuza, an innovative business management software provider, proudly announced the release of its new e-commerce platform. It is a user-friendly online ordering management system designed to help merchants provide an utterly contactless purchase experience to customers. The e-commerce platform works together with Zuza's technology to help restaurants, and retail stores manage their operations under one symbiotic…

Trax Launches Retail Watch in Americas to Help Grocery Retailers Automate In-Store Data Collection and Optimize Operations

Computer vision and IoT-powered shelf monitoring solution provides continuous, real-time shelf data to automate shelf condition measurement, resulting in improved product availability and store execution standards Trax, a leading global provider of computer vision solutions and analytics for retail, has officially launched Retail Watch in the Americas. Retail Watch, a computer vision-powered store monitoring and intelligence solution, helps grocery retailers automate in-store data collection and optimize operations. This…

TechBytes with Krish Mantripragada, Chief Product Officer at Seismic

Please tell us about your journey into technology and how you started in the industry? I always knew I wanted to go into technology. I graduated from the Indian Institute of Technology in Delhi, which is one of the top technology schools globally. I came to the US and got my Ph.D. at MIT, building algorithms for assembly sequence analysis and supply chain management. I started working in product management, product strategy, and R&D for software companies, building products to optimize supply chains, enable…

­­­­SHL Group Deploys Vuzix Smart Glasses for Business Continuity, Training and Remote Inspection

Vuzix Corporation, a leading supplier of Smart Glasses and Augmented Reality (AR) technology and products, announced that SHL Group (Scandinavian Health Ltd) has commenced deployment of Vuzix M400 Smart Glasses to provide remote support, beginning with its Taiwan locations. SHL Group is a world-leading solution provider in the design, development, and manufacture of advanced drug delivery devices such as auto-injectors, pen injectors, and advanced inhaler systems.  SHL Group consists of several group companies including…

Qualys Expands into China, and Partners with Digital China

Qualys, Inc., a pioneer and leading provider of disruptive cloud-based IT, security, and compliance solutions, announced it is expanding into China through the establishment of a Private Cloud Platform and a partnership with Digital China, the largest value-added provider of integrated IT products, solutions and support for enterprises in China. Digital China will manage and support the Qualys Private Cloud Platform from China and distribute and resell Qualys' leading cloud-based IT, security, and compliance solutions.…

Tapad Listed as Partner on Snowflake Data Marketplace

Marketers within brands, agencies and technology platforms can explore using The Tapad Graph to configure their data how it works best for their business Tapad Inc., the global leader in privacy-safe, cross-device identity resolution, announced a partnership with Snowflake, the cloud data platform, to list data on Snowflake Data Marketplace. Tapad's newly launched listing within Snowflake Data Marketplace facilitates faster adoption of The Tapad Graph for brands, agencies and vendors in the ecosystem. The Tapad Graph will…

Twilio Welcomes Jeremiah Brazeau as Chief Technology Officer

Twilio, the leading cloud communications platform, announced that Jeremiah Brazeau will join the company as its chief technology officer. As CTO, Brazeau will be responsible for leading Twilio’s technology strategy and roadmap. With this key hire, Twilio brings its technology architecture, platform, and data design, under one leader. Brazeau will report directly to Twilio chief product officer Chee Chew. Marketing Technology News: Twilio Introduces Microvisor IoT Platform To Solve Edge Infra Challenges "Every day more…

Data Gravity Identified as Key Megatrend Impacting Enterprise Growth

Data gravity, or the propensity for bodies of data to draw an expanding swath of applications and services into closer proximity, has been identified as a key megatrend impacting enterprises and service providers over the next decade, according to recently published research.  Data gravity may affect an enterprise's ability to innovate, secure customer experiences, and even deliver financial results on a global scale.  The Data Gravity Index measures the creation, aggregation, and private exchange of enterprise data and…

Plotch Ecommerce ERP Launches Marketplace Module For Shopify And Magento

Plotch is an AI driven Ecommerce platform for small businesses Plotch, an AI driven Ecommerce ERP, has announced that they have launched a marketplace module using which any businesses can launch a marketplace in India very easily. The marketplace module can integrate very well with any Shopify or Magento based web stores which need to be converted into a marketplace platform. Marketing Technology News: Liferay Unveils New Multinational Platinum Partner Status Using Plotch, a food or an apparel website for example can be…

Ping Identity Launches New Cloud Services Enabling Advanced Risk Management and Authentication for the Enterprise

PingOne Services provide multi-factor authentication and real-time threat detection for stronger overall customer and workforce security Ping Identity, the intelligent identity solution for the enterprise, unveiled PingOne Services, a suite of stand-alone cloud services that provide advanced identity and access management capabilities with flexible integration options and rapid implementation. The first two cloud solutions being announced today, PingOne MFA and PingOne Risk Management, address enterprises’ needs to…

Headless Content Management System Strapi Upgrades Community and Enterprise Versions, Adds Lower Price Option

New features and templates closes the gap with traditional CMS Strapi, the company spearheading the development of the most flexible open-source headless content management system (CMS), announced enhancements to both its community and enterprise versions, adding features that simplify the user experience so that developers and content creators can be productive immediately. The new versions add publication workflow features, such as managing drafts and privileges, and introduces easy-to-get-started templates for many…

InMoment Appoints Graham Tutton Global Head of Consumer Products to Accelerate Experience Improvement for the World’s Top Brands

Seasoned veteran brings track record of success to help clients, promotes strategic and tactical focus on ‘owning moments that matter’ through unique InMoment solutions InMoment, the leading provider of Experience Improvement (XI)™, announced that Graham Tutton, a seasoned executive with over 25 years of leading customer experience and insights at several global brands, has joined the company to lead clients through more strategically oriented and impactful programs focused on experience improvements.…

SMG Announces Partnership With Video Feedback Leader Voxpopme

Service Management Group (SMG), a global customer, patient and employee experience management provider, and Voxpopme have announced a strategic partnership to help brands advance qualitative insights through the capture and analysis of video feedback. As an experience management provider to more than 500 brands, SMG combines platform technology and professional services to uncover customer, patient and employee insights, boost loyalty and drive business outcomes. The partnership with Voxpopme gives SMG’s clients the…

As Businesses Shift Online, Quantum Metric Secures $25 Million to Help Them Build Customer-Centric Sites That Exceed Digital Expectations

New funds will help cultivate the company’s technology and team expansion to meet the increasing market demand for digital Quantum Metric, a SaaS platform that helps organizations build better digital products faster, announced it has secured up to $25 million of debt capital from Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), the bank of the world’s most innovative companies and their investors. With its initial Series A round led by Insight Partners in 2018 and the closing of this facility, Quantum Metric has raised $50 million in capital…

Octopus Interactive Announces International Expansion and Continued Rideshare Rebound

Tablet-based Rideshare Ad Platform Anticipates Growing Demand for Premium Video Inventory Octopus Interactive, the largest network of interactive screens inside Uber and Lyft vehicles, announced further international expansion, new capabilities and evidence of continued recovery in the rideshare economy as the company prepares for accelerating demand in 2020 and 2021. The expansion comes as Octopus’ viewership and engagement metrics continue to recover from the initial shock of the Covid-19 pandemic, with screen…

Undertone and Integral Ad Science (IAS) Introduce Viewable-to-Complete Video Buying Metric

Undertone, the leader in Intelligent High Impact who creates the most memorable digital experiences for brands, has officially released its new video Key Performance Indicator (KPI) and buying model with IAS, called Viewable-to-Complete Video (VTC). Now top-tier brands who partner with Undertone for instream and outstream video solutions will be able to transact on a video impression that is viewable at the point of video completion for 6 second to 30 second video. Undertone has invested heavily in the video space over…

Knoa Announces Support for SAP Cloud for Customer Solutions (SAP Sales Cloud, SAP Service Cloud)

Knoa Software, a leading provider of user experience management (UEM) software, announced the availability of its UEM product for SAP Cloud for Customer solutions (SAP Sales Cloud, SAP Services Cloud). Knoa UEM is also sold by SAP as SAP® User Experience Management (SAP UEM) by Knoa, available for both on-premises and cloud deployments. SAP’s Cloud for Customer solutions help clients engage with their customers through connected, customer-centric processes that improve experiences and maximize value. With empirical user…