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8 Cybersecurity Risks in Android’s VoIP Components

A team of Chinese researchers has recently revealed the findings of a ground-breaking investigation into Android’s voice-over-internet-protocol (VoIP) components. The team from OPPO ZIWU Cyber Security Lab, the Chinese University of Hong Kong and Singapore Management University, found no fewer than eight vulnerabilities. Cybercriminals minded to exploit those vulnerabilities could do any of the following: Transfer calls without the recipient’s knowledge Spoof caller IDs Crash VoIP devices Run malicious code…

New Acquisition Deal Puts Headless Commerce in Driver’s Seat for 2020

In the latest Headless Commerce Update, Elastic Path has Acquired Moltin; The Deal is Expected to Create the Only Commerce Solution That Puts Microservices-Powered Digital Innovation Into the Hands of Every Business Leader Both Moltin and Elastic Path are leaders in the headless commerce ecosystem. Together, the headless commerce industry leaders would provide unmatched business user experience and technical agility to accelerate digital customer experience innovation. What is Headless Commerce Platform? Headless Commerce…

Bazaarvoice names Keith Nealon as Chief Executive Officer

Bazaarvoice, Inc., announced that it has named Keith Nealon as Chief Executive Officer Bazaarvoice, Inc. announced that it has appointed Keith Nealon as Chief Executive Officer (CEO). In his new role, Nealon will draw on over twenty years of experience with high-growth technology companies to help scale Bazaarvoice’s leadership position into new markets and areas of innovation. Joe Davis of Marlin Equity Partners has served as CEO since Marlin Equity acquired Bazaarvoice in February 2018; he will transition out of the CEO…

TechBytes with Hanan Maayan, Co-Founder and CEO at Trackonomics

Tell us about your role and the team/technology you handle at Trackonomics. Trackonomics is an Aggregation and Automation platform for the Affiliate Marketing industry. It’s a web-based platform that consolidates data from multiple sources, providing customizable reports and tools—like content discovery and link management—to help businesses extract the maximum value from Affiliate Marketing. The growth of Trackonomics is driven by a fantastic, innovative, and hard-working team. We are 28 people now across four…

TechBytes with Julie Lemieux, VP of Product Design at Sigma Computing

Tell us about your role and journey into Technology.    I am the VP of Product Design at Sigma Computing, which means I oversee the design and user experience of our product. Right now, I am hyper-focused on gathering as much feedback from our customers as possible, so I can continue to improve how they interact with Sigma. I majored in American History for my undergrad and spent a great deal of my free time in the Computer Science labs. After graduation, I was trying to figure out what to do and my dad encouraged me…

The Age of Internet Gardens

As idyllic as it sounds to live in the age of internet gardens—the open gardens of the unrestricted internet, and the contained digital environments metaphorically known as walled gardens—there is a war being fought between these gardens. The lack of restrictions in the open internet may have expanded advertising reach, but it has led to the rise of low-quality publishers that use too many third-party integrations, leading to VAST errors, product unification challenges, and the accrual of tech fees. No matter what side the…

Best Christmas and New Year Mobile Apps of 2019

Holidays are here, and whether you are at home, at work or shopping at your favorite retail outlet, there are countless ways you can prepare for Christmas and the New Year. US retailers and online e-commerce companies offer exciting discounts to smartphone users who download and make payments through mobile apps, e-wallets, and social media links. But, it's not always about finding a great deal on New Year Mobile Apps. What drives consumers to search and download Christmas and New Year mobile apps for the holiday season also…

How Artificial Intelligence Is Regulating Live Video Streams

Video streaming is everywhere. We all have a camera in our pockets, and nearly anyone can live video chat with minimal barriers to entry. Today, the ability to connect to anyone in the world through video is easier than ever — and it will only get easier as technology advances. One emerging trend in the video space is live-streaming, or streaming video simultaneously captured and broadcast in real-time. But live video has a dangerous downside: the lack of control. There’s no “oops” button when live-streaming — anything…

Intrado Digital Media Introduces Podcast Monitoring and Reporting Through its Notified Platform

Newest Notified Feature Lets PR and Marketing Professionals Effectively Search, Monitor and Measure Podcasts for Brand Mentions and Media Exposure Intrado, a global leader in technology-enabled services, announced the addition of podcast monitoring to Notified, the first end-to-end communications workflow automation platform. Together with print, online news and social media, Notified’s listening, measurement and alert capabilities now include the ability to monitor podcasts from around the world. Public relations and…

Catch&Release Offers Viable Revenue Stream For Digital Creators

Leading technology platform for curating and licensing user-generated content for commercial advertising officially launches its content contributor network As advertisers increasingly rely on user-generated content (UGC) and stock imagery to fulfill campaign requirements with smaller budgets and quick turnaround times, both amateur and professional content creators are seeing heightened demand for their photos and videos. Catch&Release, the leading licensing technology company for the creative production industry,…

Despite Stormy Decade, Facebook Continues to Lead in Mobile Advertising and App Businesses

Facebook had a rather tumultuous decade but it can laugh its way into 2020 as the most successful mobile advertising company in the world. In a recently published mobile app data report, four Facebook-owned applications were ranked among the top most-downloaded and used applications between 2011-2019. App tracker and social media analytics company AppAnnie ranked Facebook app, Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, and Instagram as top mobile apps. Recommended: The Untapped Digital Marketing Potential of WhatsApp Next Step in App…

Can AI-Fueled Digital Marketing Change Landscape and Fuel Growth?

Digital Marketing is not as easy as it reads. It is facing numerous challenges. With everyday growing websites, and everyone competing to rank on the first pages of SERPs, the competition has become tougher than ever. However, the rising of challenges has also given the birth of rising of new technologies. Nowadays, terms like Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, Internet-of-Things, Machine Learning, Data Science, etc. have found their strong places in human minds across various industries at a global level. These latest…

5 Ways to Repurpose UGC in a Matter of Seconds

User-generated content is the pool of photos that customers take to post on social media for reference. Through these compositions, they want to display, not write, how they feel about a product. By and large, these visuals capture happy undertones. Here, the new owners show off the positive results they’ve accomplished since they’ve come in the possession of certain items. UGC is particularly powerful at driving Sales. More and more marketers have started to seize its potential and channel it at key touchpoints. Are new…

Alibaba Cloud Ends 2019 with Rapid Growth in APAC

Diverse growth in international customer base showing versatility of solutions Alibaba Cloud, the data intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, announced that it has seen exceptional client base growth in 2019 across a range of industries in Asia-Pacific (APAC). This shows the adaptability of cloud technologies to meet the specific needs of different industries and how more organizations in the region are using data intelligence to redesign their operating models. This achievement is tangible evidence of the success of…

Arria Natural Language Generation Technology Expands BBC’s Coverage of UK Elections

BBC News website extends its use of artificial intelligence in semi-automated journalism, leveraging Arria NLG to help publish localized election news and results for each of the United Kingdom's 690 constituencies minutes after votes are declared Arria NLG reported that the BBC News website, through its Semi-Automatic Local Content (Salco) project, extended its use of Arria's Natural Language Generation (NLG) platform to automate the production of news coverage of the recent elections in the United Kingdom (UK).…

Behavox Announces Publication of “Radar 6”

Latest Volume Dissects Insider Risk: How to Recognize It and How to Prevent It Behavox, the market leader in data analytics software for Compliance, CRM and Risk, is pleased to announce the publication of Radar 6 – its sixth volume of Radar Magazine – which explores the various insider threats that companies face and dissects how technology can anticipate, analyze and prevent this risk. Recent studies have suggested that, on average, a breach instigated by an insider at a large corporation costs $5 million to the…

Five AdTech Trends to Watch in 2020

Digital Advertising is constantly changing with new channels, new ways of buying and new ways to measure response. Here’s what we can expect in the months ahead. While we’re still waiting for the final tally, all signs indicate that digital ad spending will, as predicted, surpass traditional ad spending for the first time. And, by most accounts, we can expect digital to continue an upward trajectory, hitting $172 billion by 2021, exceeding traditional spend by an astronomical $67 billion. Despite all the grumbling over…

Tesco Secures #1 Spot in 4C’s Annual Top 10 Christmas Ad Rankings

Nostalgia Tops Age Old Ad Traditions as Tesco’s Centenary Christmas Ad Tops This Year’s TV Ad Rankings Tesco claims top spot in the definitive third annual Top 10 Christmas Ad Rankings by marketing technology company 4C. The ranking uses artificial intelligence to determine which ads resonated the most with consumers beyond the initial premiere. This year’s analysis included 235,870 engagements with public social media posts across Facebook and Twitter between 30th November and 8th December. Tesco’s TV ad spots…

Turning Influencer Marketing into a Major Media Channel

Influencer Marketing is on track to hit $15B in investment by 2022, according to Business Insider. The premise of Influencer Marketing is easy to buy in to - collaborate with individuals that create authentic, aesthetically-pleasing content that people on Instagram “like”. There has been a lot of hype around Influencer Marketing since its inception, and for good reason; Influencer Marketing is working. According to a survey done by Mediakix, 89% of marketers find that Influencer Marketing delivers ROI that’s equal to or…

Best PPC Strategies for Your E-commerce Website

For the past decade, the proportion of people spending most of their time on the internet has continued to grow. Whether its working, studying, purchasing, and interacting, the internet has become an integral part of our daily lives. To complicate things further, today’s convenience-oriented society means customers no longer want to venture to the brick and mortar businesses to simply buy items. On the contrary, they are looking for businesses that allow them to shop at the convenience of their homes, which makes e-commerce…