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Mastercard Small Business Cardholders Gain Access to Business Tools from Microsoft

Mastercard Continues to Build Small Business Value Proposition with the Addition of Tailored Services and Solutions from Microsoft Mastercard is giving small business owners tools and technology to help them take their business to the next level with the addition of Microsoft solutions to its’ ever-growing suite of small business benefits. Now available across Mastercard Business and Mastercard Business World Elite offerings in the U.S., small business owners can fuel their hustle with Microsoft services including…

Motorola Solutions Expanded Software Suite Delivers New Broadband PTT Streaming Video, Community Engagement and Cloud-Based Records…

Next-Generation Technologies Leverage the Cloud to Help Agencies Improve Collaboration and Maximize Data Insights Motorola Solutions announced an expanded set of cloud-based software and video capabilities for the public safety community. These include WAVE push-to-talk (PTT) streaming video, a new service that allows users to push live video to individuals, groups or dispatchers, CommandCentral Community, a next-generation community engagement solution designed to optimize information sharing between agencies and the…

AI Used for Good Can Transform the Human Experience

Ever since AI has emerged as a viable technology – it has been seen to revolutionize everything from driving a car to requesting asking a Google assistant to set an appointment for a haircut. Skeptics worry about job losses and a robotic takeover of our race. Although many of the scenarios are still in the early phase of the hype-cycle, there have been a number of exemplary use cases of AI, including a good many that seek to change the world for the better. Much of the momentum driving AI so far has come from more…

Discovery, Inc. and Comscore Announce Broad Strategic Partnership Across Measurement, Targeting and Segmentation

Partnership Accelerates Innovation Across New Generation Video Measurement Platforms Discovery, Inc. and Comscore, a trusted partner for planning, transacting and evaluating media, announced a number of multi-year strategic agreements for the use of Comscore's audience measurement and consumer insights tools, as well as for a deeper partnership that will innovate the next generation of measurement capabilities. The agreements expand the partnership between the two companies and further integrate Comscore's suite of…

Jumio Launches Real-Time Verification Solution, Powered Exclusively by AI

Jumio Go Is the First Automated Solution in the Market to Spot Deepfakes, Bots and Sophisticated Spoofing Attacks with Certified Liveness Detection Jumio, the leading AI-powered trusted identity as a service provider, announced the beta release of Jumio Go, the company’s first real-time, fully automated identity verification solution. It is designed to remove friction from the user onboarding process, while still fighting online identity fraud and meeting AML and KYC compliance mandates. “Given Jumio’s AI expertise,…

TTEC Announces Acquisition of FCR

Acquisition Expands TTEC's Expertise in Serving Digital-First Hypergrowth Companies TTEC Holdings, Inc., a leading digital global customer experience technology and services company focused on the design, implementation and delivery of transformative solutions for many of the world's most iconic and disruptive brands, acquired FCR, a U.S.-based digitally enabled customer experience provider focused on the direct to consumer, e-commerce and hypergrowth markets. The acquisition is anticipated to be immediately accretive and…

TechBytes with Rob Fox, CTO at HG Insights

Could you tell us about your interaction with the new-age technologies like AI, Machine Learning and Automation in the IT industry? As the CTO for a technology intelligence company trying to help our customers accelerate business outcomes, we are always experimenting with AI to find ways to bring innovation to our customers. Much of our intelligence is mined from document-based data and allows us to explore both “sides” of AI which is what makes my job so exciting. What I mean by this is the application of both…

Why It’s Time to Open up to Consumers About Where Their Data Goes

Many companies collect data from their customers without giving away much about what they want to use it for, or why. But new research suggests such secrecy comes at a cost In today’s digital world, consumers don’t get very far without giving up some personal information. We tell our smartphones, laptops, and wearables more and more about who we are, where we are and what we’re doing. This data “footprint” is the lifeblood of many digital services that we have come to rely on, underpinning everything from social media…

Viettel wins Big at the International Business Awards 2019

Viettel was named at 10 categories of the International Business Awards 2019 (IBA Stevie Awards), among which two Gold Winners are CEO of Viettel Post, Tran Trung Hung and Viettel Myanmar (Mytel). "Shake The Amazing" - a digital marketing campaign on smartphone of Viettel Myanmar (Mytel) is Gold Winner in the category of "Mobile Marketing Campaign of the Year". Generating up to 6 milion "shakes" per day, the campaign helped Mytel to reach 2 million mobile subscribers after just one month after launch.…

Humana and Microsoft Announce Multiyear Strategic Partnership to Reimagine Health for Aging Populations and Their Care Teams

Companies Will Partner to Build Predictive and Personalized Health Care Solutions to Help Members Manage Health Issues Using Microsoft's Azure Cloud, Azure Artificial Intelligence and Voice Technologies Humana and Microsoft Corp. announced a strategic partnership focused on building modern health care solutions for Humana members aimed at improving their health outcomes and making their health care experiences simpler to navigate. Using the power of Microsoft's Azure cloud, Azure AI, and Microsoft 365 collaboration…

Fujitsu and Personetics Announce Partnership to Accelerate Japan’s Financial Digital Transformation

Personetics' AI Technologies to Play a Key Role in Delivering New Personalized Banking Services Through a New Cloud Service for Fujitsu's Finplex Financial Services Brand Fujitsu Limited, Japan's leading information and communication technology (ICT) company, and Personetics, the global  provider of AI-powered personalization and customer advocacy solutions used by the world's top banks, announced a new partnership that leverages Personetics' cognitive AI recommendation engine for Fujitsu's new personalized banking cloud…

Brainjocks Announces SCORE for Episerver and Platinum Sponsorship at Ascend Conference in Miami Beach

Brainjocks announces its inaugural and platinum sponsorship of Episerver Ascend, a key technology conference in the CMS / MarTech space. Ascend is a three-day event for digital marketers, developers and commerce leaders to share strategies for driving growth through digital innovations. At Ascend, which will be held October 27-29 in Miami Beach, Brainjocks will introduce SCORE to the Episerver community for the first time. SCORE is Brainjocks' unique enablement approach to CMS that represents…

New Research Finds The Salesforce Economy Will Create More than $1 Trillion in New Business Revenues and 4.2 Million Jobs between 2019 and…

Salesforce ecosystem is on track to become nearly six times larger than Salesforce itself by 2024, earning $5.80 for every dollar Salesforce makes Salesforce, the global leader in CRM, announced new research from IDC that finds Salesforce and its ecosystem of partners will create 4.2 million new jobs and $1.2 trillion in new business revenues worldwide between 2019 and 2024. The research also finds Salesforce is driving massive gains for its partner ecosystem, which will see $5.80 in gains for every $1 Salesforce makes by…

Ubiquity Unveils New Visual Identity During Unprecedented Expansion

New Brand Identity Exemplifies Partnership Approach, Attracting Marquee Clients Across Fintech, Healthcare, Ecommerce and Retail Ubiquity, a customer experience-driven outsourcing specialist, launched a new brand identity and website amid record growth in revenue and new clients. Dedicated to becoming an extension of client brands, Ubiquity's momentum is driven by existing clients tapping the company for additional services and a significant increase in new clients, including financial services innovators, healthcare…

TechBytes with Dmitri Lisitski, CEO and Co-Founder at Influ2

How much has the Account-Based Marketing evolved in the last 12-18 months? ABM is still a work in progress. It is a growing trend and there has definitely been more interest towards it in the industry. More companies are devoting resources to ABM, both people-wise and budget-wise. However, there is still a lot of confusion in regards to ABM's impact and how to measure it. I'd say there has been a lot more experimenting with ABM in the last year and that created even more demand for a more precise data and actionable…

Airship Receives Highest Product Scores Across All Three Use Cases in Gartner’s Critical Capabilities for Mobile Marketing Platforms

Airship ranked highest in all MMP use cases: ‘Acquisition,’ ‘Engagement’ and ‘Retention’ Customer engagement company Airship announced that it received the highest Product Scores across all three Use Cases in Gartner’s 2019 Critical Capabilities for Mobile Marketing Platforms, including the Acquisition, Engagement and Retention Use Cases. A complimentary copy of the report is available “As younger generations continue to lead the way in mobile adoption and use,3 brands are tuning their marketing investments toward mobile…

Usage Insights: The 3 Keys to Software Monetization Innovation

INNOVATION - That’s a watchword for software suppliers and IoT companies. In the process of developing meaningful products, one particular aspect must be evaluated: how software is used. Some companies have effective programs for measuring and responding to this, while others struggle with establishing efficient plans. As consumption- and usage-based models grow, usage data plays an increasingly important role. Whether software is in the Cloud, on-prem, or embedded, gathering usage data about it is crucial. Without it,…

CGS Survey Reveals that the Apparel Rental Market Can Drive Brand Growth and Loyalty

Brands Must Prioritize Sustainable and Affordable Options to Entice New Shoppers CGS, a global provider of business applications, enterprise learning and outsourcing services, announced findings from its 2019 Future of Fashion & Retail Consumer Survey affecting the apparel rental market. The results show that the sharing economy is disrupting fashion and apparel brands – start-ups and established – as well as the retail industry, as they enter the rental subscription services business. A number of brands and…

Frost & Sullivan Ranks Vonage as a Leader in Growth and Innovation in the 2019 CPaaS Radar

Frost & Sullivan has recognized Vonage, a leading provider of global business cloud communications, as a leader in innovation in the 2019 Frost & Sullivan Radar for the Communications Platform as a Service (CPaaS) industry. The company is recognized for its communications APIs technology via the Vonage API Platform and for providing a bold vision for the future of business communications with its One Vonage strategy to fuel new deal flow and growth pipelines. One Vonage, Vonage's single, microservices…

SparkPost Hires Tech Executive Sam Holding to Lead International Business Growth

SparkPost expands international focus with the addition of London-based leader SparkPost, the #1 email delivery and analytics service, announced it has hired Sam Holding as Head of International. Holding is located in London and will lead all international strategies and activities related to sales, marketing and customer retention. With the addition of Holding, SparkPost aims to build on its continued growth in international markets. "We are thrilled to bring Sam onto the team as we continue expanding our business focus…