Verint to Acquire ForeSee Extending Its Voice of the Customer Leadership

Combination Will Create the Most Comprehensive Omnichannel Cloud VoC Portfolio to Help Organizations Deliver Exceptional Customer Experiences Verint Systems Inc., The Customer Engagement Company, announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire ForeSee, a leading cloud voice of the customer (VoC) vendor. The Verint-ForeSee combination will create the market’s most comprehensive omnichannel cloud VoC portfolio available—an analytics-rich offering that will allow organizations to better measure and understand…

Datametrex Identifies Fake News on Equalization Payments

Datametrex AI Limited is pleased to announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Nexalogy Environics Inc., has successfully identified multiple sources of Fake News on social media surrounding the recent federal government equalization plans utilizing its new Fake News Detection Filter. This news follows the recent press release, where the Company announced that it has updated its NexaIntelligence engine to include automated detection of suspicious news sources on social media. “Thanks to our propaganda detection technology,…

Twitch Holiday Spectacular Show Provides Retrospective Look at 2018

During a Special Year-End Twitch Weekly Livestream, Twitch Shares Milestones and Moments Twitch, the leading service and community for multiplayer entertainment, livestreamed the Twitch Holiday Spectacular, a special edition of Twitch Weekly that featured guests from the community and highlighted big moments and milestones from 2018. "We love celebrating the community and their achievements. It's their dedication and passion that have made for a record-setting year on Twitch," said Kate Jhaveri, Chief Marketing Officer,…

Capgemini Se : Retailers Moved from AI Hype to Reality in 2018, But Are yet to Seize Opportunities Across Functions

Retailers Moved from AI Hype to Reality in 2018, but Are yet to Seize Opportunities Across Functions A new study from the Capgemini Research Institute has dispelled some of the mystique around AI's value to retail businesses and revealed a path to tangible growth opportunities. Capgemini calculates a $300 billion+ opportunity for those retail companies that are able to scale and expand the scope of their existing deployments. However, it is not straightforward - the report also found that just 1% of use cases by retailers…

Vydeo Launches Realtime Live Streaming Platform

Patent-Pending Live Streaming CDN for Sub-Second Delivery to Any User Vydeo Inc, a seed-funded, silicon valley startup launched its realtime live streaming platform with notable customers such as Talpa Media in Netherlands and Barry Switzer's Coaches Cabana in the US, to live stream multi-directional live video streams at less than 1 second latency. The quest for lowering the live video latency has resulted in innovations like CMAF (HLS and DASH), but the playlist-based nature of HLS provides quite a few obstacles to…

QuickPivot Announces New Digital Marketing Capabilities to Customer Data Platform

New Data Onboarding Capability Helps Marketers Create Advanced Advertising Segments and Integrate Digital Marketing and Offline Campaigns QuickPivot, the leading customer data platform company, announced a new capability that enables marketers to activate their first-party data for digital marketing. This new functionality allows QuickPivot to truly be a central system of record for customer marketing across all communication channels. Now with QuickPivot, marketers can create advanced audience segmentations for digital…

Avocet Integrates With 180byTwo, Strengthening Audience Targeting Across the Americas

Avocet Integrates with 180byTwo 180byTwo data is now directly available in Avocet, the programmatic media-buying platform, to enable media buyers to leverage quality data and custom solutions for USA, CA & LATAM. The Avocet DSP is expanding its data offering and has announced a new partnership with 180byTwo, the US data company specializing in North American and Latin American audience profiling, to make their segments readily available for media buyers using the Avocet platform. The independent DSP has seen…

Swiftpage Accelerates Growth Strategy with Acquisition of Kuvana, Inc.

Kuvana, Inc. Is the Maker of InboxGuru, the Technology Powering the All-New Act! Marketing Automation Swiftpage, the provider of Act! CRM software, a leading cloud-enabled platform aimed at helping small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) grow, announced the acquisition of Kuvana, Inc., the maker of InboxGuru, an email marketing and marketing automation solution for small and medium sized businesses. InboxGuru's technology powers the all-new Act! Marketing Automation solution that was released in November. The acquisition…

Comviva Launches Next-Gen Digital Services Delivery Platform DSDP 2.0 for Operators

Empowered with Artificial Intelligence Capabilities Comviva, the global leader in providing mobility solutions, announced a new version of its Digital Services Delivery Platform (DSDP 2.0), empowering mobile operators to move beyond mere connectivity and embrace new growth opportunities in digital services. With increasing digitization, many service providers are in the driver's seat in terms of value creation, as it has allowed them to become true enablers of digital experience by facilitating digital services of…

Chorus.ai Raises $33 Million Series B Financing to Advance Quota Attainment Transformation for High-growth Sales Teams

Led by Georgian Partners, Funding Round Brings the Total Raised to $55 Million Chorus.ai, creator of the number one conversation intelligence platform for high-growth sales teams, announced it has closed a $33 million series B round. The round was led by Georgian Partners with participation by returning investors Redpoint Ventures and Emergence Capital. Simon Chong, Managing Partner at Georgian Partners, joins the company's board of directors as part of the round. The funding will be used to accelerate customer…

Automated SAP Business One and Salesforce Integration from Alluvia

Alluvia, a Revolutionary E-Commerce Integration Platform, Has Announced Their Newest Integration Between the SAP Business One ERP System and the Popular Salesforce Customer Relationship Management System Alluvia, the company that has revolutionized the integration between the popular SAP Business One ERP system and CRM, ecommerce, and other applications, has announced integration for the Salesforce Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system. A mapping wizard walks users through prebuilt templates that automates…

Simon-Kucher & Partners Advises Uber on Development of Uber Rewards

Global strategy and marketing consulting firm Simon-Kucher & Partners collaborated with Uber in developing the recently launched Uber Rewards program. Uber Rewards allows Uber customers to earn points when they use Uber. Points earned via Uber Rewards allow customers to gain status to one of four membership tiers, unlocking benefits along the way including price consistency, priority pick-ups at airports, higher rated drivers, and complimentary upgrades. Also Read: Pinterest Announces The Pinterest 100: Top Trends…

mcgarrybowen Names Lucia Grillo as Head of US Operations

Grillo Joins from droga5 in New Role to Oversee Operations for mb’s US Offices Pat Lafferty, US President, mcgarrybowen (mb), announced that Lucia Grillo has been named as the agency’s US Head of Operations. Grillo joins the Dentsu Aegis Network (DAN) agency from Droga5. In this new role, she will oversee operations across the agency’s three US-based offices—New York, Chicago, and San Francisco—to create innovative workflow systems to drive excellence throughout the creative process in support of developing a world-class…

DoublePositive CEO Joey Liner Joins Digital Media Solutions Executive Team as Chief Revenue Officer

Digital Media Solutions (DMS), the fastest-growing independent agency focused on performance marketing, announced it is strengthening its leadership team with the appointment of Joey Liner as Chief Revenue Officer. Liner brings a wealth of experience to DMS, and will be responsible for overseeing sales and business development enterprise-wide.  Liner, who was most recently Co-Founder and CEO of DoublePositive, has a proven track record of growing revenue with digital advertisers. “We are incredibly excited to have…

Forsman & Bodenfors New York Expands Engagement Offering by Hiring Kristin Maverick

Forsman & Bodenfors New York, world-renowned creative collective, announced the addition of Kristin Maverick as Director of Engagement. Maverick will work across the agency and its client roster to further incorporate content, social media and earned media into an integrated, interdisciplinary and collaborative system that spans existing strategy, creative and media disciplines. “Kristin has demonstrated throughout her career a keen ability to plan for and create effective social and content-driven marketing…

AppOnboard Finalizes $30 Million in Funding This Year to Enable Every App and Game to Be On-Demand

AppOnboard, a mobile app demo and analytics platform for developers, announced it has now raised $30 Million in funding this year with $15 Million coming in its Series B from a group led by Breakaway Growth Fund, whose team includes Paul Heydon, seed investor in Supercell. Also participating in this oversubscribed round are new investors Tiller Partners & Rainier Partners, and existing investors Manta Ray Ventures, Runa Capital, Korea Investment Partners, Mirae Asset Management, MTGx, Troy Capital Partners, and 500…

Pinterest Announces The Pinterest 100: Top Trends To Try For 2019

Visual Discovery Engine Unveils Fifth Annual List of Trend Predictions Across Top Categories Including Travel, Entertaining, Home, Wellness, Fashion, Food and More Pinterest, a visual discovery engine, is a positive corner of the internet. Each month more than 250 million people around the world discover ideas to try across categories like travel, wellness, fashion, entertaining and more. Today, Pinterest is announcing the official 100 Pinterest trends for 2019. These trends are what people all over the world are dreaming…

cleverbridge Leverages OneTrust for GDPR Compliance and Global Privacy Program Management

OneTrust, the largest and most widely used dedicated privacy management technology platform with 1,700 customers, including 200 of the Global 2,000, announced cleverbridge, a provider of ecommerce and subscription billing solutions for monetizing digital goods, online services and SaaS, is using OneTrust for their General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and global privacy programme compliance efforts. cleverbridge will leverage OneTrust's Assessment Automation, Data Mapping and Cookie Compliance for GDPR and global privacy…

Demandbase Announces 6th Annual ABM Innovation Summit

Two-Day Event Combines ABM Strategy Discussions and Learning with 5 Keynotes, 16 Track Sessions and ABM Certification Demandbase, the leader in Account-Based Marketing (ABM), announced the lineup of speakers for the 6th annual ABM Innovation Summit. Keynotes including Mark Bowden, expert in body language who has trained CEOs and prime ministers, and Malcolm Frank, Executive Vice President of Cognizant and noted expert in artificial intelligence, are confirmed for the ABM Innovation Summit, taking place March 14-15, 2019at…

MightyHive Announces Agreement to Merge with S4 Capital

On December 4, 2018, MightyHive announced its agreement to merge with S4 Capital, with an anticipated closing date as soon as practicable. The official announcement London Stock Exchange UK regulatory disclosure can be found. MightyHive is proud to join forces with S4 Capital. The merger will enable MightyHive to meet rapidly growing demand from clients and expand the opportunities that MightyHive can help our clients unlock. We are particularly excited about the impact this news will have on the global brands and…