ZineOne Raises $2.5 Million Series A Round Led by Omidyar Network

ZineOne Helps Traditional Brick-And-Mortar Enterprises Re-Imagine Customer Engagement in a New, Real-Time, High-Touch, Digital World ZineOne announced that it has raised $2.5 million in a Series A round led by Omidyar Network, the Silicon Valley-based impact investing firm established by Pierre Omidyar, Founder, eBay. ZineOne is a next-generation customer engagement hub that uses machine learning algorithms to provide banks and retailers with the ability to engage with their customers real-time, in a highly contextual and…

CloudEngage Gives Agencies Unlimited Access to Their Advanced Personalization Suite with Launch of Agency Partnership Program

Qualified Agencies Gain Access to CloudEngage Advanced Personalization Tools Completely Free, in a New Partnership Initiative CloudEngage, the most intuitive suite of personalization tools on the market, has launched the CloudEngage Agency Partnership Program. The program launches and is open to qualified digital, marketing, advertising and design agencies. Agency partners will have the unprecedented opportunity to gain unlimited access to the entire CloudEngage ecosystem of innovative omnichannel personalization…

IBM Launches Watson Data Kits to Help Accelerate Enterprise AI Adoption

IBM's New, Industry-Specific, Machine-Readable Data Sets Designed to Expedite AI Training Workflows; First Kits Will Serve Travel, Transportation and Food Industries IBM announced the launch of IBM Watson Data Kits, which are designed to accelerate the development of AI applications to help support faster, more informed decision making for business leaders. Watson Data Kits will provide companies across industries with pre-enriched, machine-readable, industry-specific data that can enable them to scale AI across their…

ViSenze Unveils Shoppable User Generated Content Powered by Computer Vision at Shoptalk 2018

ViSenze, CEO, and Co-Founder, Oliver Tan, Introduced the Company's New Visual Recognition Tool for Retailers to Drive Engagement and Revenue Through Social Content ViSenze, the artificial intelligence company powering visual commerce, announced Shoppable User Generated Content (UGC), a visual recognition tool that understands and tags user-generated content making items within images easy to discover, search and purchase. The company is now offering retailers and brands trials of the Shoppable UGC tool with a full rollout…

Aprimo Idea Lab and Article Editor Unveiled to Empower Content Marketers

Aprimo Idea Lab Solution Helps Marketers Move More Quickly from Ideation to Distribution of Higher Quality Content   In 2018, content marketing is critical to driving consumer engagement through personal and relevant conversations they desire. Aprimo, the leader in global marketing operations and digital asset management (DAM) technology, has announced the launch of Aprimo Idea Lab. The company also launched Article Editor within its DAM to support text-based content along with rich media content in one single,…

Impact Radius Rebrands to ‘Impact’ with a Newly Integrated Martech Platform 

Newly Branded Impact Would Focus on Bringing Simplified and Optimized Paid Marketing and Media Strategies, Enhancing Transparency and Confidence Impact Radius has announced the launch of its new company brand, Impact, and unified marketing technology platform. Impact Radius is a provider of a natively-integrated marketing platform that measures, manages, and optimizes brands’ paid marketing and media investments. The new platform is designed to help marketers stop ad fraud, make decisions confidently, create new…

TEXTiUM Launches Precision Texting Product for Direct Mail Industry for a Personalized Consumer Experience

TEXTiUM Formally Rolls out at the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Conference in Las Vegas, March 22-25 TEXTiUM, a St. Louis-based tech company providing a precision texting platform for direct mail advertisers, announced the launch of its patent-pending product prior to the National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) conference held March 22-25 in Las Vegas, where it will be formally introduced to users. Craig Schmitz, TEXTiUM CEO and founder, said, “TEXTiUM is the optimal lead generating platform…

Interview with Jon Lombardo, Global Brand Strategy Lead, LinkedIn

"Exceptional marketing focuses on understanding customers -- they are radically individualistic -- and I think ABM takes that idea to the next degree."Tell us about your role and how you got here? I grew up in the era of Friendster and MySpace, which is how I -- like many people -- was first exposed to Web 2.0. I then read a Tomi Ahonen book called “Communities Dominate Brands,” which made a convincing case for the rise of the mobile phone and community-based platforms well before most other people took those stands.…

TechBytes with Shouvick Mukherjee, Chief Technology Officer, Amobee

Shouvick Mukherjee Chief Technology Officer, Amobee In December 2017, Amobee launched their Inventory Accountability Program to build a strong anti-fraud community. This signaled the start of active participation from adtech companies in creating a brand safe and fraud-free digital ecosystem. To understand how Amobee is building an advanced brand safety roadmap for better inventory accountability, we spoke to their Chief Technology Officer, Shouvick Mukherjee.Tell us about your role in Amobee and the team you handle.…

TimeTrade Brings Intelligent Appointment Scheduling to Zoom Video Communications

TimeTrade's Latest Integration Optimizes Smart Scheduling for Virtual Meetings TimeTrade, the leader in omnichannel intelligent appointment scheduling, announced its new integration with leading video conferencing provider Zoom Video Communications to enable seamless inclusion of video conferencing details in each Zoom meeting invitation, simplifying and accelerating live digital interactions. TimeTrade's integration with Zoom is the most recent development in its ongoing Connect Effect Partnership Program, a new…

Gaming Giants Win Big Data Challenge With Anodot to Keep Millions of Players in the Game

At GDC 2018, Anodot Showcases Gaming Industry AI Anomaly Analytics; King to Present Best Practices at GDC Session Anodot, the AI-powered analytics company, has emerged as a leading anomaly detection platform to optimize player experience and revenues for the gaming industry. It will showcase its solution at this year's Game Developers Conference, March 19-23 in San Francisco. At the conference, King, a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, will present how Anodot's AI-driven data analytics has…

Brands Must Show Loyalty To Earn Loyalty, According To Alliance Data’s New Consumer Study

Gen Z and Millennials Play by Their Own Set of Rules, and Now Loyalty Does, Too NextGen consumers are leading the retail industry to a new view on loyalty, according to new research by Alliance Data's card services business, a provider of a market-leading private label, co-brand, and business credit card programs. The newly released study, "The Rules of NextGen Loyalty," reveals how Gen Z and Millennials have been empowered by unique experiences, technology, and the power of choice to engage brands and experience loyalty…

LanguageWire Acquires Frontlab

The Acquisition Of Frontlab Further Strengthens Languagewire's Position In The Global Localization Services Market LanguageWire has now acquired 100% of the shares in Frontlab ApS, thereby acquiring all assets in Frontlab. The acquisition highlights LanguageWire's goal, with CataCap behind it, to continually invest in technological solutions and to create the ultimate software platform for optimizing customers' workflows. The acquisition of Frontlab further strengthens LanguageWire's position in global localization…

AMPLEXOR Announces Neural Machine Translation Solution as the Next Phase in its Artificial Intelligence Programme

Collaboration with the German Research Center for AI (DFKI) Underpins the New Neural Machine Translation (NMT) Solution, Which Will Initially Target the Medical Device Sector Global digital solutions provider, AMPLEXOR announced the next phase of its Artificial Intelligence (AI) program – to develop an enterprise-grade, neural machine translation solution. The solution, which will target the Medical Device market, is being developed in collaboration with the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), one…

GDPR: Take a Long, Hard Look at Yourselves in 2018

Every so often something big comes along that throws a spanner in the business works. There might be mild panic and numerous meetings, but ultimately down the line, everything is usually fine - and if done properly, things can feel as though they’ve changed for the better. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is one of these spanners, clunking its way through every facet of the business. As the date for GDPR compliance, 25th May, draws ever closer,  organizations are frantically trying to get their house in…

TechBytes with Andreas Gnutzmann, Chief Technology Officer, FotoWare

Andreas Gnutzmann Chief Technology Officer, FotoWare Digital Asset Management (DAM) platforms are transforming the way retail marketers align their strategy around customer experience and brand messaging. According to a recent report, it is speculated that the DAM market would growing at a CAGR of 20.5% from 2017 to 2021. To better understand the state of DAM platforms and their relation with the Content Management Systems (CMS), we spoke to the Chief Technology Officer at FotoWare, Andreas Gnutzmann.Tell us about your…

Yroo Unveils New Deal AI to Help Shoppers Find the Best-Value Products

Shopping Meta-Search Platform Yroo Applies Artificial Intelligence to Its AI Deal Catalog of over 150 Million Products Yroo, a leading and powerful meta-search shopping platform, announces the launch of a new feature called Deal AI™ that pushes notifications to shoppers when the prices of popular products drop to historically attractive levels. Deal AI sends customized daily notifications to our users showcasing the most attractive buying opportunities, the retailers offering them, and the true discount from typical…

The Great Rush: Preparing for the Data Science Success

Today, data is the ‘oil’ that is driving every aspect of the business. And, in a scientific parlance, this data is reusable, replenishable and insightful. Every insight gleaned with data becomes valuable each passing day. With the coming of age of the Internet of Things (IoT), super-connectivity, data management, and analytics, data for business is a gold rush for all modern organizations. We provide you key insights on how to start on the path to data science success and make a dash into the ‘Great Rush’. Talk to the…

Babel Street Unveils Babel BOX for Sensitive Data Search and Analysis

Babel BOX Allows Organizations to Securely Fuse Sensitive Data Holdings with Publicly Available Information to Generate Actionable Intelligence Babel Street, an advanced multi-lingual search and analytics software company, launched Babel BOX™ (Blended Onsite eXploitation). Babel BOX is a data synthesis engine that is deployed on a classified or private network to support sensitive data analysis. With Babel BOX, organizations can leverage Babel Street's sophisticated linguistic algorithms and advanced analytics to explore…

Algolia Acquires SeaUrchin.IO, Bringing Real-Time Search Analytics to 40B+ Queries a Month

Algolia 's Acquisition of SeaUrchin.IO, Adds Deep Search Insights Capabilities and Strengthens Algolia's New Query Analytics and Click Tracking Solutions Algolia, the leading hosted Search & Discovery solution for websites and mobile apps, announced that it has acquired the technology behind SeaUrchin.IO, one of the first platforms built solely to deliver real-time search insights for enterprises. The acquisition complements Algolia's new Search Analytics and Click Analytics solutions, which for the first time give…