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50 Most Popular AI-Influencers of North America

It has been more than six decades since the concept of Artificial Intelligence has transformed from imagination to an academic discipline. Influencers, especially those active on social media help give direction to the policymakers and academicians. They keep common men updated on the trends and 'what is what' in AI, Machine Learning and associated concepts like Big Data and BlockChain. AiThority introduces you to the 50 most popular AI-influencers of North America. 1. Bob E Hayes Senior Director of Research and Analytics…

Do as I Say, Not as I Do; ‘Sustainable’ Shoppers Add 40% More Meat to the Basket

Contrary consumption patterns uncovered by dunnhumby Beyond prove the importance of retailers taking a 360-degree view of the socially conscious shopper The latest research from dunnhumby, the customer data science leader, reveals over half of shoppers (56%) claim they “want to be more self-sufficient in food’’, reducing the environmental impact of what they consume.  Meat production is known to be one of the highest contributors to greenhouse gases, yet remarkably 40% of these consumers still spend more on meat products…

CIO Leadership: Driving Towards the Future: Digital Transformation and Business Transformation to Take Center Stage at the Upcoming HMG…

Leading technology executives speaking at the 2019 Stamford CIO Executive Leadership Summit include Harriet Edelman, Vice Chairman, Emigrant Bank; Matthew Lagana, CISO, MBIA; Tom McCurley, CIO, The Chefs’ Warehouse; Shamla Naidoo, Managing Partner, IBM Global Security Services; David Pogue, technology columnist, TV correspondent and author; Frank Price, VP and CISO, CVS Health; and Colette Rubio, SVP, Enterprise Technology, WWE Digital disruption and technological innovation are forging a brand-new future for business, and…

Facebook Acquires Neural Interface Platform CTRL-labs for $1 Billion (Speculated)

Facebook has acquired the NYC-based AI startup company, CTRL-labs. The neural interface platform signed off a deal letting global social media and bog data aggregator Facebook to fully commoditize non-invasive neural interfaces for business owners. CTRL-labs confirmed the deal via a tweet from their official handle. CTRL-labs is most likely to band together with Facebook's AR VR lab that is working on a  combination of technologies related to smart glass wearables, AR VR, Augmented Learning, Neural Processing, Computer…

New Survey from OpenX and The Harris Poll Finds Consumer Optimism About Economy Will Fuel Increased Spend This Holiday Season; Digital to…

Millennial Shopping Surge to Help Spur Five Percent Total Increase in Holiday Spend OpenX released its annual holiday report in conjunction with The Harris Poll that examines trends in consumer shopping, media consumption, effectiveness of advertising and much more. The 2019 data paints a complex, yet optimistic picture for retail as consumers report a healthy appetite to spend this Holiday Season. For the first time in an OpenX/Harris Poll report, a majority of holiday shoppers plan to spend more on digital channels,…

Charlotte’s Web Announces 738 Vitamin Shoppe Locations Across 45 States Commence Selling New Gummy Line

Charlotte's Web Holdings, Inc., the market leader in whole-plant CBD hemp extract products is pleased to announce that The Vitamin Shoppe, an omni-channel, specialty retailer of nutritional products, has commenced selling the new line of Charlotte's Web CBD hemp extract-infused CBD gummies in 738 stores across 45 U.S. states. This expands Charlotte's Web product offerings carried by The Vitamin Shoppe to include CBD hemp extract oil tinctures, liquid capsules, and now gummies. Charlotte's Web gummies are a popular edible…

Malaria Must Die Campaign Releases New AR Mosquito Filter

The campaign ‘Malaria Must Die, So Millions Can live’, launched a digital and out of home advertising activation to inspire people to join the world’s first voice petition to end malaria. The campaign will activate online and on out of home displays and billboards across New York City during the annual United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) meeting which takes place from 23rd-27th September. Earlier this year, malaria champion David Beckham launched the world’s first voice petition to end malaria. In a…

New Survey from OpenX and The Harris Poll Finds Consumer Optimism About Economy Will Fuel Increased Spend This Holiday Season; Digital to…

Millennial shopping surge to help spur five percent total increase in holiday spend OpenX released its annual holiday report in conjunction with The Harris Poll that examines trends in consumer shopping, media consumption, effectiveness of advertising and much more. The 2019 data paints a complex, yet optimistic picture for retail as consumers report a healthy appetite to spend this Holiday Season. For the first time in an OpenX/Harris Poll report, a majority of holiday shoppers plan to spend more on digital channels, as…

MarTech Interview with Ezra Doty, CEO and Co-Founder at Quorum

"Machine Learning takes the heavy lifting out of optimization, increasing effectiveness and reducing manual labor costs." Tell us about your role and journey into Technology. What inspired you to start at Quorum? My entire career has revolved around Media and AdTech, and I’ve seen several stages of evolution in the industry. As AdTech has become more sophisticated, I noticed that Out of Home physical advertising was booming, and simultaneously mobile location data has become more abundant and more accurate. It made me…

RevTrax Releases Discount Benchmarking Research

RevTrax, a leading offer management platform for CPG and retail brands, announced the release of its Discount Benchmarking Report, featuring stats across the food and beverage, health, personal care, baby and pet industries to help brands identify their ideal discount to the Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). The report sets benchmarks across consumer industries and shares insights on how to maximize efficiency by adjusting discount rates. Marketing Technology News: What Is AI Marketing and How It Impacts SaaS…

Oracle Unveils AI-Voice for the Enterprise

Oracle Introduces Natural Voice Conversations to Digital Assistant and Enhances Deep Learning Semantic Parser to Handle Complex Linguistic Constructs Oracle announced availability of its AI-trained voice with Oracle Digital Assistant. Now, enterprise customers can use voice commands to communicate with their enterprise applications to drive desired actions and outcomes, enriching the user experience with conversational AI, simplifying interactions and improving productivity. “Enterprises are demanding an AI-powered…

Deloitte: Holiday Retail Sales Expected to Jump Between 4.5-5%

E-commerce Holiday Sales Projected to Grow 14% to 18%, Compared to 2018 Season Holiday retail sales are likely to increase between 4.5% and 5% in 2019, according to Deloitte's annual holiday retail forecast. Overall, Deloitte's retail and distribution practice projects that holiday sales will exceed $1.1 trillion during the November-January timeframe. Deloitte also forecasts that e-commerce sales will grow by 14–18%, year-over-year, during the 2019–2020 holiday season, compared to sales increasing by 11.2% in 2018.…

Titan International Takes First Step to Industry 4.0 Capabilities with Oracle Cloud Applications

Off-Road Wheel and Tire Manufacturer Takes Advantage of Integrated Cloud Applications Suite to Increase Efficiency, Improve Visibility, and Embrace the Latest Emerging Technologies Titan International, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of off-highway wheels, tires, assemblies and undercarriage products, has started moving its core business and manufacturing processes to Oracle Cloud Applications. With Oracle Cloud Applications for finance, supply chain and manufacturing, Titan International will be able to take…

Nielsen and OpenSlate Form Strategic Alliance to Integrate Leading Audience and Brand Safety Measurement for Global Marketers

Answer to Marketers’ Demands for Increased Transparency and Safety in Digital Advertising Nielsen announced it has entered into a strategic alliance with OpenSlate, the leading independent provider of brand safety and content suitability measurement across global digital platforms. This collaboration combines OpenSlate’s expertise with Nielsen’s comprehensive suite of independent, third-party audience measurement offerings. Nielsen will initially bring together OpenSlate’s technology with its Digital Ad Ratings.…

Tableau Expands Data Management Capabilities with New Tableau Catalog and Introduces New Server Management Add-On

Tableau 2019.3 Release Gives Customers Even More Power to Manage and Scale Tableau Deployments Across the Enterpris Tableau Software, the leading analytics platform, announced the expansion of its Data Management offering with the launch of Tableau Catalog, a new set of capabilities that provide a complete view of all the data used in Tableau and enable improved visibility and enhanced data discovery — ensuring the right data is always used for analysis. Tableau also announced the general availability of the Tableau…

Salesforce Introduces Sustainability Cloud, Empowering Every Business to Drive Impactful Climate Action

Built on the World's #1 CRM, The New Carbon Accounting Product Accelerates Global Efforts to Address the Climate Emergency Salesforce, the global leader in CRM, announced Salesforce Sustainability Cloud, a carbon accounting product for businesses to drive climate action that will accelerate the world's efforts towards carbon neutrality. With Salesforce Sustainability Cloud, businesses now have a trusted sustainability platform that gives them a 360-degree view of their environmental impact and provides data-driven…

Blis Launches New Research Series on Global Consumer Behaviour, Drawing on Data from More Than 2.5 Million Consumers in 133,000 Locations

Report is first in research series that will form the cornerstone of Blis’ evolution to delivering  real-world intelligence that provides real, actionable insights for businesses to deeply understand their customers Blis, the global leader in real-world intelligence, launched the first of its quarterly insights series, ‘Real-world intelligence: how the world eats’. The series, powered by the Blis Smart Platform, examines the patterns of behaviour from over 2.5 million consumers in 133,000 locations globally. The ‘How the…

8×8 Powers One-Click Video Collaboration With Launch of New 8×8 Video Meetings, Now Complimentary for All Customers

Solution Is Based on New Technology and Offers a New User Experience, Delivering HD Audio/Video Meetings on Any Device to Ensure Effortless Collaboration; Also Announced 8x8 Meeting Rooms Now in Early Access 8x8, Inc., a leading Software-as-a-Service provider of voice, video, chat, contact center, and enterprise-class API solutions powered by one global cloud communications platform, announced that 8x8 Video Meetings, a completely reimagined meetings solution, is now available for all new customers and is provided…

SS&C Releases Salentica Engage for Financial Advisors on Microsoft AppSource

Latest Version Delivers a Responsive Relationship Management Solution for Enhanced Client Engagement SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc., announced the latest version of Salentica Engage (formerly known as Salentica CRM) is live on Microsoft AppSource. Salentica Engage, an award-winning CRM solution, built on Microsoft Dynamics 365 platform and powered by Microsoft Azure, is designed to meet the evolving needs of financial advisors. The newest version: Gives advisors access to cloud-based business applications on…

Convenience Trumps Concern: 31% of Consumers Shop on Social Media Despite Worries, According to New MarkMonitor Research

Majority of Consumers Believe More Should Be Done to Protect Them Online More than 90% of consumers have concerns about shopping via social media, yet nearly one-third still use it as a shopping platform, according to new research. The report by MarkMonitor, a Clarivate Analytics company and a world leader in enterprise brand protection, revealed that shoppers are worried about payment security (59%), the quality of goods (56%), safety of their personal details (55%) and buying a fake (47%). Worries around shopping…