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Daily MarTech Roundup: Latest Marketing and Sales Technology News, Product Announcements and Insights

Today’s Daily MarTech Roundup covers the latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience, AI, and ML announcements from Medallia (Customer Experience Management), LiveArea (Customer Experience Management), Music.ly (Entertainment), AdQuick (Native & Programmatic Advertising), to Narrative (Data Management Platforms). Medallia Speech Achieves FedRAMP Authorization, HIPAA Compliance and Now Available in 20 Languages Medallia, Inc., the leader in experience management, announced its Medallia Speech…

VIZIO Expands Sports-Dedicated Programming on SmartCast

NFL Channel, CBS Sports, Pac-12 Insider, and beIN SPORTS XTRA Join Sports Lineup of VIZIO Apps and Free Channels VIZIO, Inc. announced the launch of three new sports channels and an all-in-one sports app for SmartCast viewers across America. The free channels include the NFL Channel, Pac-12 Insider, and beIN SPORTS XTRA, as well as the CBS Sports App, providing even more round-the-clock access to games and shows covering professional, collegiate, and international sports. The added programming on SmartCast caters to…

Daily MarTech Roundup: Latest Marketing and Sales Technology News, Product Announcements and Insights

Today’s Daily MarTech Roundup covers the latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience, AI, and ML announcements from Sociallakers (Social Media Marketing), DigiCol (B2B Commerce), Centennial (E-Commerce and Mobile Commerce), Google Cloud (E-Commerce and Mobile Commerce), to Firstlight (Entertainment). Social Media Ad Spend Spikes More Than 50% Worldwide According to Socialbakers Socialbakers, the leading social media marketing platform, released its comprehensive report on Social Media Trends for…

Kevin Reilly, Former Chief Content Officer of HBO Max, Joins deepdub’s Advisory Board

Israeli Startup deepdub brings together high-powered industry executives across entertainment, technology and media with the addition of Kevin Reilly former Chief Content Officer, HBO Max & President, TNT, tbs, truTV deepdub, an AI innovator providing high-quality seamless localization for entertainment content at the click of a button, is excited to announce the addition of Kevin Reilly to their advisory board to guide and scale the organization following their launch into the market. Marketing Technology News:…

Streamland Media Announces Intent to Acquire Technicolor Post Business from Technicolor

Streamland Media, formerly Picture Head Holdings LLC, has entered into an agreement to acquire the Technicolor Post business. This addition builds upon Streamland's global network of award-winning talent, further solidifying their dedication to the creativity, innovation and collaboration essential in post production. The acquisition, which is subject to customary closing conditions, is backed by Trive Capital and Five Crowns Capital and is expected to close in the first half of 2021. Headquartered in Los Angeles,…

Daily MarTech Roundup: Latest Marketing and Sales Technology News, Product Announcements and Insights

Today’s Daily MarTech Roundup covers the latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience, AI, and ML announcements from Vamp (Influencer Marketing), Firstlight Media (Entertainment), SocialSurvey (Customer Experience Management), Blu Digital Group (Entertainment), Discuss.io (Video Platforms). Vamp Kicks off 2021 With New TikTok Marketing Partnership Influencer marketing and social content platform, Vamp, has become an official Creative Marketing Partner of TikTok. This exciting partnership will…

Blu Digital Group Closes Multi-Million Dollar Series A Investment Round from Leading Silicon Valley Investor

Series A Investment will Help Drive Further Development of Blu’s Market-leading Media Technology Software and Services Blu Digital Group, Inc. (BDG), a digital media services and software company, announced today that it has closed its multi-million-dollar Series A round of funding with the investment led by C. Richard "Dick" Kramlich, Co-Founder of New Enterprise Associates (NEA) and Green Bay Ventures. "It is very gratifying to see our growth as a company, and the scope of our opportunity, recognized by a Silicon Valley…

Firstlight Media and Evergent Team Up to Deepen OTT Subscriber Relationships

Partnership boosts management and flexible monetization to build long-term value Firstlight Media and Evergent Technologies are integrating their cloud-based capabilities to help OTT and pay-TV providers  deliver end-to-end solutions that optimize and monetize audiences. The partnership brings together the customer engagement power of Firstlight Media's Content Management System (CMS) and integrated revenue and customer management of Evergent's OTT and traditional video solution to significantly enhance user and…

Daily MarTech Roundup: Latest Marketing and Sales Technology News, Product Announcements and Insights

Today’s Daily MarTech Roundup covers the latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience, AI, and ML announcements from Dun & Bradstreet (Analytics), Equifax (Analytics), Narrative (Data Management Platforms), Sony (Entertainment), to Pega (Analytics). Dun & Bradstreet Completes Acquisition of Leading European Data & Analytics Business Bisnode Dun & Bradstreet Holdings, Inc., a leading global provider of business decisioning data and analytics, today announced the completion of the…

Roku Acquires Quibi’s Global Content Distribution Rights

The Roku Channel to Gain Exclusive Original Programming Featuring Biggest Names in Entertainment Roku, Inc. announced that The Roku Channel will become the exclusive place to stream more than 75 premium shows and documentaries that Quibi created in conjunction with Hollywood’s leading studios and production companies. Roku acquired the exclusive global distribution rights to Quibi’s award-winning shows and will make the content available for free on an ad-supported basis in 2021 to all Roku users. “Quibi championed…

BBTV Launches New Service Offerings to Instagram and TikTok Influencers

BBTV Helps Influencers Boost their Brand, Grow their Audience, and Drive Monetization BBTV Holdings Inc. a media tech company that uses technology enabled solutions to help content owners become more successful, announces the launch of new offerings at scale to influencers across all genres of content on Instagram and TikTok. BBTV's expansion of services to Instagram and TikTok creators furthers the company's high margin Plus Solutions, which include Branded Entertainment Sales and SaaS/Content Management. As of …

Sony Announces Expansion of 360 Reality Audio Ecosystem

Customers and creators offered suite of new services and devices Sony announced the expansion of its 360 Reality Audio services and product offerings, including adding new video streaming capabilities and content creation tools. Through these efforts, Sony will continue to expand the 360 Reality Audio ecosystem. Introduced in 2019, Sony's 360 Reality Audio makes it possible for artists and creators to produce music by mapping sound sources such as vocals, chorus and instruments with positional information and placing…

Daily MarTech Roundup: Latest Marketing and Sales Technology News, Product Announcements and Insights

Today’s Daily MarTech Roundup covers the latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience, AI, and ML announcements from FayeBSG (Customer Experience Management), MediaFirst (Entertainment), Mintegral (Mobile Advertising), Deliveroo (E-Commerce and Mobile Commerce), to DoubleVerify (Native & Programmatic Advertising). FayeBSG Releases Zendesk Integration with monday.com Faye Business Systems Group, a leading global technology company and Master Zendesk Partner announced the availability of their…

Daily MarTech Roundup: Latest Marketing and Sales Technology News, Product Announcements and Insights

Today’s Daily MarTech Roundup covers the latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience, AI, and ML announcements from Candid (B2B Commerce), The World Counter (Content Management), Overseas Adventure (Technology), Click (Native & Programmatic Advertising), to Samba TV (Entertainment). Candid Set Out for World’s First Fully Integrated Marcom Platform Dutch marketing and communication platform Candid has acquired Millford Brand ID effective January 1. The agency is the market leader in brand…

Comcast Announces Leadership Transition at Sky

Jeremy Darroch Becomes Executive Chairman Through 2021; Dana Strong Appointed As Successor, Sky Group CEO Comcast Corporation announced that Sky Group CEO Jeremy Darroch will move from his current role to become Executive Chairman of Sky and Dana Strong will succeed him as Group CEO of Sky reporting to Comcast Chairman and CEO Brian L. Roberts. Darroch is one of the longest-serving leaders of a major British company, having been CEO of Sky since 2007, and Group CFO since 2004. During that time, he has tripled the size of…

Daily MarTech Roundup: Latest Marketing and Sales Technology News, Product Announcements and Insights

Today’s Daily MarTech Roundup covers the latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience, AI, and ML announcements from Florida Funders (Native & Programmatic Advertising), Foxy Bingo (Video Platforms), Cadent (TV Advertising), Bancard (B2B Commerce), to RealNetworks (Entertainment). Florida Funders Invests in Kliken, a Digital Platform Designed to Simplify Online Marketing and Ignite Lead Generation Florida Funders, a hybrid of a venture capital fund and an angel investor network that’s…

Daily MarTech Roundup: Latest Marketing and Sales Technology News, Product Announcements and Insights

Today’s Daily MarTech Roundup covers the latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience, AI, and ML announcements from Epsilon (Customer Experience Management), Quadient (Customer Experience Management), Kim Dotcom (Content Management), ViacomCBS (Entertainment), to Arc Publishing (Analytics). Epsilon Launches Signals to Recognize In-Market Intent Faster, Optimize Audiences and Remove Barriers to Activation Epsilon launched Signals, a new product that recognizes near real-time consumer buying signals…

ViacomCBS Announces Expanded Distribution Agreement with Hulu

New Deal Brings 14 Additional ViacomCBS Cable Networks to Hulu + Live TV, Including BET, Comedy Central, MTV and Nickelodeon ViacomCBS announced a new distribution agreement that adds more content from ViacomCBS’ leading portfolio of news, and sports networks to Hulu’s live TV subscription streaming service, Hulu + Live TV. Marketing Technology News: Deck Commerce Launches Order Management Extension for Magento to Empower DTC Retailers The comprehensive, multi-year deal includes continued carriage of CBS broadcast…

Discovery and Vodafone Announce Landmark Partnership Including new discovery+ Streaming Service

Multi-year deal covers 12 European markets with access to 100m+ homes, strengthening their existing business relationship with direct-to-consumer distribution for the first time, in addition to the traditional linear TV portfolio Discovery, Inc. and Vodafone have signed a new long-term, multi-platform agreement in Europe under which Vodafone customers in 12 markets can continue to enjoy Discovery's unique content portfolio. The parties will also collaborate on making discovery+ available to existing Vodafone subscriber…

Searchlight Capital Partners and ForgeLight Complete Acquisition of Majority Stake in Univision

Searchlight Capital Partners, LP, a global private investment firm, ForgeLight LLC, an operating and investment company focused on the media and consumer technology sectors, and Grupo Televisa, S.A.B. (“Televisa") a leading media company in the Spanish-speaking world, announced the completion of Searchlight and ForgeLight's acquisition of a majority ownership interest in Univision Holdings, Inc., the leading Hispanic content company in the United States. In connection with the transaction Televisa will maintain its ownership…