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TIBCO Announces Acquisition of High-Performance In-Memory Data Platform SnappyData

SnappyData's Apache Spark-Based, Unified In-Memory Cluster Augments TIBCO's Connected Intelligence Platform, Increasing Volume, Speed and Real-Time Capabilities TIBCO Software Inc., a global leader in integration, API management, and analytics, announced it has acquired SnappyData. The acquisition will complement the TIBCO Connected Intelligence platform with a unified analytics data fabric that enhances analytics, data science, streaming, and data management for various use cases requiring speed, volume, and agility.…

Boeing Acquires Foreflight; Brings Data Analytics and Visualization to Aviation Industry

Boeing completed the acquisition of ForeFlight, a leading provider of innovative mobile and web-based aviation applications. ForeFlight has partnered with Boeing for the past two years to bring aviators Jeppesen's aeronautical data and charts through ForeFlight's popular mobile platforms. Now, the teams will integrate talent and offerings to bring innovative, expanded digital solutions to all segments of the aviation industry. "We are excited to build on ForeFlight's tremendous success in personal, business and defense…

Getty Images Selected by Nestlé as Preferred Provider for All Visual Content

Agreement Includes a Fully Integrated Enterprise Solution from Digital Content Acquisition to Distribution Pertinent to the Entire Portfolio of Nestlé’s Brands and Agencies Getty Images, a world leader in visual communications, announced its appointment as Nestlé’s preferred provider for digital visual stock and custom content. With some 200 million digital assets available, and the added assurance of copyright compliance on all content, Getty Images is uniquely set up to provide an integrated solution to the world’s…

Ignite OPM Expands Reach with Mobile Acquisition

The full-service content and affiliate management agency, Ignite OPM has expanded its service offerings to include full-service mobile app distribution. The Ignite team has been able to identify greater spend efficiency, optimization, mobile diversity and incrementality, with new and existing mobile partnerships. As an experienced agency, Ignite understands how to build a mobile strategy in order to reduce overlapping mobile traffic, lower CPI costs, and increase post-install mobile engagement. Additionally, Ignite has an…

Accenture Acquires UK-Based Innovation Firm ?What If!, Enhancing Ability to Help Clients Reinvent Themselves with Experimentation-Led…

Accenture has acquired ?What If!, a privately owned innovation firm that uses an experimentation-driven approach to help clients incubate new products, services, business models and organizational cultures. The acquisition will further enhance Accenture’s front-end innovation capabilities that help clients rapidly ideate, prototype and scale innovative products and services for the digital economy. The terms of acquisition were not disclosed. Headquartered in London, with additional offices in New York and Shanghai,…

enosiX Appoints D. Wayne Poole as New CEO

enosiX Inc., an innovative provider of integration solutions between Salesforce and SAP, announced the appointment of D.Wayne "DP" Poole, former executive vice president at ExactTarget and Salesforce, as the company's new chief executive officer. Gerald Schlechter, enosiX's co-founder and former CEO, will continue to serve on the board of directors and transition to the chief technology officer role. "Coming off of our successful Series B funding, it's time to bring on leadership that can guide us into our next phase of…

Crownpeak Achieves Amazon Web Services Digital Customer Experience Competency Status

Crownpeak, the enterprise-grade, cloud-first Digital Experience Management (DXM) platform, announced that it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Digital Customer Experience (DCX) Competency status. This designation recognizes that Crownpeak provides proven technology and deep expertise to help Digital Customer Experience customers, by providing end-to-end solutions for all phases of the digital customer acquisition and retention life cycle. Crownpeak specializes in content management on AWS and helps customers build the…

DiscoverOrg Acquires NeverBounce

Acquisition of Leading Email Verification Provider Further Enhances Accuracy of DiscoverOrg and Zoominfo B2B Intelligence Platforms DiscoverOrg, the leading B2B intelligence platform, announced the acquisition of NeverBounce, a leading provider of email verification and list cleansing services used by over 100,000 sales and marketing professionals across the globe.  NeverBounce’s solutions are embedded in the quality control process for both DiscoverOrg and ZoomInfo, the company’s two industry-leading sales and…

Accenture Interactive to Strengthen Creative Capabilities by Acquiring Hjaltelin Stahl

Acquisition of Leading Danish Creative Agency Will Help Accenture Interactive Create a Full-Service Experience Agency in Nordics Region Accenture has entered into an agreement to acquire Hjaltelin Stahl, a leading Danish creative agency, known for its ability to create unique and consistent cross-media experiences for its clients. The award-winning Copenhagen-based agency will become part of Accenture Interactive and boost its capabilities as an Experience Agency in the Nordic countries and beyond. “Hjaltelin…

Radware to Showcase Bot Manager Aimed at Helping Businesses Detect, Classifiy and Remediate Malicious Bot Activity

Addition of Bot Manager to Suite of Network & Application Security Offerings Helps Customers Reduce Expenses, Increase Revenue, Greater Overall Insights Radware, a leading provider of cyber security and application delivery solutions, announced it will showcase its Radware Bot Manager solution at the RSA Conference. The result of the acquisition of ShieldSquare in January 2019, Radware Bot Manager service offers comprehensive protection for Web apps, mobile apps and APIs from all generations of automated threats (bots)…

Viacom Announces Completion of Pluto TV Acquisition

Viacom Inc. announced that it has completed the acquisition of Pluto TV, the leading free streaming television service in the US The acquisition, previously announced on January 22, 2019 for $340 million in cash, will advance Viacom’s strategic priorities across multiple touchpoints, while solidifying Pluto TV’s leadership in the domestic free streaming video market and accelerating its growth globally. “The completion of this deal marks an exciting next step in Viacom’s evolution and a powerful opportunity for us to…

Taboola Enters Agreement to Acquire the Start Division of Celltick, Expanding Taboola News to Support Mobile Operators

The Move Gives Taboola Direct Access to Mobile Operators Reaching Tens of Millions of Users Worldwide Taboola, the world’s leading discovery platform, announced the execution of an agreement to acquire the Start Division of Celltick, a global leader in mobile discovery and engagement, which includes the Start and Start Magazine product lines. Following the completion of the acquisition, the Start team and technology will integrate into the Taboola News division to bring personalized and relevant recommendations in the form…

Latest Buzz: How This Company Is Set to Transform Advertising and Lead Gen in the Wireless Retailer Market

Banyan Technologies Group announced that it has completed an acquisition of TEGA Technologies Inc.. Founded in 2005, TEGA's Chatterspot software has rapidly evolved as an industry-leading state-of-the-art automated advertising and lead gen software in the wireless retailer market. Chatterspot leverages its proprietary database of 150 million US consumers to create sales & service leads via a comprehensive advertising strategy to current and potential customers and delivers the leads directly as a text on the customers'…

Nextech Releases Updated UX for Its Patent-Pending Web-Enabled AR Platform

NexTech AR Solutions is pleased to announce that it has released an upgraded user experience for its patent-pending web-enabled AR platform. The new web-based UX gives users the feel of being inside an app by allowing for 3D virtual AR objects to be previewed in a location and then “placed.” After the virtual 3D object is “placed,” the user can pan their mobile camera left and right while the object stays stationary, giving the consumer a realistic experience, known as simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM). Demo…

Bigtincan Named a Leader in the Aragon Research Tech Spectrum for Sales Coaching and Learning, 2019

Evaluation Based on Strategy and Performance Bigtincan, the leading mobile, AI-powered sales enablement platform provider, announced that it has been named a Leader in the first Aragon Research Tech Spectrum for Sales Coaching and Learning for 2019. The technology-focused research and advisory firm identified fourteen major providers in the emerging sales coaching and learning market. Leaders are identified as having comprehensive strategies and products/services that align with industry direction and market demand, and…

RollWorks Launches Identification Solution That Determines the Best Targets for Account-Based Sales and Marketing

Rollworks’ New Identification Solution Makes It Easier for B2B Marketing and Sales Teams to Strengthen Their Account-Based Programs RollWorks, a division of AdRoll Group, announced the launch of its Identification Solution. This powerful new addition to its account-based platform enables marketers to hone their ideal customer profile (ICP), create and prioritize a target account list, and identify key buyers and buying committees within target companies. “As more B2B companies invest in account-based programs, it’s…

TruFactor, a New Business Unit of InMobi, Launches a Secure Data Platform for Telcos Powered by Microsoft Azure

Announced at Mobile World Congress, Trufactor Delivers Increased User Privacy, Improves the Customer Experience and Helps Drive Growth for Telcos The InMobi Group, which powers intelligent, mobile-first experiences for enterprises and consumers, unveiled TruFactor, an independent business unit for telcos. TruFactor's mission is to enable telcos to transform their digital assets into strategic knowledge and provide competitive advantage in a world of connected devices. Derived from InMobi's acquisition of Pinsight…

Powtoon Acquires Showbox to Accelerate Innovation and Dominance in the Video Creation Space

Powtoon, the world's leading video creation platform, is announcing its acquisition of Showbox.com, the cloud-based video platform that empowers users with video creation tools, such as its dynamic green screen technology (not to be confused with the Showbox Android app). Showbox.com previously raised $12.4 million and has six video technology patents, all of which are set to enhance Powtoon's existing platform. On Powtoon's newly expanded feature-set, Ilya Spitalnik, Founder and CEO says, "We've admired Showbox's…

New Streaming Media Startup Loop Media, Inc. Acquires Commercial Streaming Video Solutions Leader ScreenPlay, Inc.

Purchase of ScreenPlay's Profitable Business and Video Library Accelerates Loop’s Expansion Efforts Loop Media, Inc., an innovative streaming media company focused on premium short-form video for businesses and consumers, announced the acquisition of ScreenPlay, Inc. With the addition of the 30-year-old company, purchased in cash and stock, Loop procures a deep library of, and valuable licensing rights to, over 200,000 music videos and film, game and TV trailers, millions of dollars in annual revenue and a built-in client…

Splunk Welcomes Carrie Palin as Chief Marketing Officer

Former SendGrid, Box and IBM Executive to Lead Global Marketing Strategy & Growth Splunk Inc., delivering actions and outcomes from the world of data, announced it has appointed Carrie Palin as senior vice president, chief marketing officer (CMO). Palin joins from SendGrid where she served as CMO through the company’s acquisition by Twilio. At Splunk, she will oversee global marketing strategy reporting directly to Susan St. Ledger, president, worldwide field operations. “I was drawn to Carrie’s track record of…