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FlashParking Announces Expansion of Mobility Ecosystem

FlashParking, the pioneer in mobility hub technology, has announced the expansion of its ecosystem with key mobility services that optimize parking asset usage and improve the user experience.  By teaming with Bird, the leader in shared electric scooters, and EVBox, a global manufacturer of electric vehicle charging stations, FlashParking is enabling parking facility asset owners and operators to better adapt to the rapidly changing mobility environment, tap into additional revenue streams, and reach new customers through…

TOHO and IMAX Announce Historic Five-Picture Slate Agreement in Japan

Japan-based TOHO, a film, theater production, and distribution company, and Canadian-American entertainment technology company IMAX has announced a slate deal to release five current and forthcoming TOHO films on IMAX screens. The deal will expand both the companies’ longstanding partnership across distribution and exhibition. It also marks IMAX’s biggest slate deal to date with a film studio outside Hollywood. The terms of the deal shall run to at least 2021 and include three future films to be confirmed. As of October,…

Cision Announces New CEO, Marking a New Phase of Growth

Cision, an industry-leading earned media communications management and media advisory platform, announced it has appointed Abel Clark as Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Brandon Crawley, Managing Director at Platinum Equity was acting as Interim CEO. "Since Platinum Equity's acquisition of Cision, our focus has been on unlocking the value potential of the business," said Crawley. "We are excited for Abel to help push this vision forward and confident that his customer-oriented approach and his extensive…

Study: Only 32 Percent of Businesses Have Made Operational Adjustments to Meet New Consumer Demands

COVID-19 pandemic has shifted the priorities of consumers as well as businesses, but their priorities are not the same. Experian’s Global Insights Report says that consumers are engaging with businesses online more than ever before. The study found there has been a 20 percent increase overall in consumer online transaction activities, including a 41 percent increase in online grocery shopping, a 40 percent increase in applying for loans online, and a 22 percent increase for both ordering food online for delivery or for…

Mastercard Accelerate Ignites Next Generation of Fintech Disruptors and Partners to Build the Future of Commerce

11 companies join the Start Path startup engagement program; nearly 50 new deals signed to Engage network to help customers make growth ambitions a reality Mastercard has announced the expansion of its Accelerate fintech portfolio, adding dynamic entrepreneurs to its award-winning startup engagement program Start Path and more technology partners to its Engage network, providing access to expert engineers and specialists that can help customers deploy new services quickly and efficiently. Mastercard helps emerging brands…

Trint Keeps Expanding, Even in Global Pandemic

Newly appointed CTO and VP of Product are just some of the new hires Speech-to-text platform company Trint is pleased to announce two new members have joined its leadership team. Odhrán McConnell is the third person to join Trint's C suite and the new Chief Technology Officer. Odhrán spent nine years at The Guardian, bringing a detailed understanding of the intersection between global media companies and state-of-the-art technology. At Trint he will focus on growing the team and developing key processes to ensure…

OneClick.chat Awarded Additional $1.8 Million in Prestigious Grant Funding from NIH

Startup to Continue Research with University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign into How Video Chat Technology Can Help Aging Adults OneClick.chat, an innovative video chat platform, announced that it has been awarded an additional $1.8 Million from the prestigious National Institute of Health (NIH) Small Business Innovation Research grant, in partnership with researchers from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). This additional award builds to a total of over $2 Million awarded to OneClick.chat from the NIH via…

Auto Trader Expands Relationship with Google Cloud to Accelerate Digital Transformation

Leading digital automotive marketplace embraces the power of data with Looker Auto Trader, the UK's largest automotive marketplace, has implemented Looker as part of its wider digital transformation initiative. Looker's analytics platform provides Auto Trader with access to vital insights to deliver data-driven improvements across its business for the benefit of its employees and customers. "A fundamental shift in the process of buying and selling cars driven by technology, means the volume and the variety of data that…

Nielsen Launches Next Gen Methodology For Its Flagship Digital Measurement Products

New methodology will ensure brands can monetize in a dynamic, privacy-first world long into the future Nielsen announced sweeping changes to its digital measurement methodology, ushering in a new era of privacy-centric measurement that provides comparable, cross-platform metrics for both marketers and publishers. As part of the transformation of its measurement, Nielsen is reimagining its offerings to ensure it has flexibility to adapt to ongoing changes in the technology and privacy landscape. The digital ecosystem is…

1Q Offers No Cost, Customized Insight Surveys for Media Outlets

1Q, a leading market research and customer engagement platform, announced an offer to run customized surveys on behalf of media outlets at no cost through the remainder of 2020 on its nationwide platform of more than one million members. In light of economic challenges presented by the pandemic, 1Q's first-of-its-kind effort is aimed at supporting the essential reporting of journalists in the news media industry, particularly those impacted by staff reductions and budget cuts. 1Q's platform is the preferred customer…

TransPerfect Chief Revenue Officer And Senior Vice President Win Stevie Awards

Kevin Obarski (CRO) and Martha Ferro Geller (SVP) Recognized for Business Achievements TransPerfect, the world's largest provider of language and technology solutions for global business, today announced that two of its senior executives were honored with 2020 Stevie Awards®. Chief Revenue Officer Kevin Obarski was announced as a Silver winner for Senior Sales Executive of the Year, and Senior Vice President Martha Ferro Geller was named a Bronze winner for Woman of the Year in Sales. The Stevie Awards for Sales &…

Vortex Companies Launches New Website, Improves Customer Experience

The Vortex Companies announced the launch of its new website, vortexcompanies.com, a testament to the company's growth that showcases its trenchless infrastructure services and trenchless rehabilitation products. The new website features an upgraded, streamlined design and is meant to provide a better user experience for customers seeking information about Vortex and its capabilities in providing trenchless technology solutions. Marketing Technology News: Incubeta Launches Free Advisory Sessions to Brands "As both …

Parlance Helps Customers Reduce Call Management Costs and Improve Caller Experiences

Parlance Service now rated "Avaya Compliant" compatible with key Avaya Contact Center solutions Parlance Corporation, a leading provider of speech-driven self-service solutions, announced that its voice-first call routing applications are compliant with key Avaya Contact Center solutions, helping customers significantly reduce call handling costs by lowering call volume to main number operators. Avaya Holdings Corp. is a global leader in solutions that enhance and simplify communications and collaboration. Parlance has…

Returns Experience Critical to Customer Satisfaction and Retention, Doddle

With Spike in E-Commerce Returns Expected Post-COVID-19, Retailers Must Ensure Their Returns Processes and Systems are Ready, as 74 Percent of Respondents Think Retailers Need Returns Improvement Doddle, a leading international e-commerce solutions provider that designs, develops and integrates consumer fulfilment and returns technology, announces the findings of a survey it conducted to uncover how important the e-commerce returns experience is to consumers. The research of almost 1,400 U.S. consumers was…

Hootsuite Appoints Former Zendesk Chief Operating Officer Tom Keiser to CEO

Founder & CEO Ryan Holmes moves to Chairman of the Board Tom Keiser Hootsuite announced Tom Keiser, former COO of Zendesk, has been appointed as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer. Keiser brings more than 30 years of global technology and business transformation experience from both retail and technology sectors to his new role. Ryan Holmes, founder and CEO, will pass the torch to Keiser on July 6, 2020, and remain Chairman of the company's board. “Hootsuite is the pioneer in social media management software,…

Data Privacy Problem on the Web Solved by Free Software Product

New patent-pending software product released that protects user data on web applications AxcessD, a Boston area technology company has released patent-pending software that protects user data on Social Media, Email and other Web Platforms. The product, called AxcessD, is believed to be the first product that allows users to control exactly who can access their data on web applications like Facebook, Gmail, and Slack. AxcessD helps prevent Cybercrime by allowing users to control exactly who can access their…

Sequire Shows Significant Revenue Growth, Platform Exceeds 500,000 Investors And Traders

SRAX, Inc., a digital marketing and consumer data management technology company, announced its investor intelligence and communications platform, Sequire, has surpassed 500,000 active investors and traders while sales have exceeded $2.5M in Q2 2020. Sequire has shown rapid growth since its launch in early 2019, growing its client base to over 75 publicly traded companies in the U.S. and Canada. The issuers on the platform have an aggregate of 500K+ investors and traders. Through Sequire, public companies can monitor retail…

Impartner Launches Channel Economic Stimulus Package to Help Channel Programs

Streamlined Channel Ignite solution designed to be 'digital transformation' in a box to speed time to market Impartner, the world's fastest-growing, most award-winning pure play Partner Relationship Management (PRM) and channel management platform provider, today announced an Impartner Channel Ignite PRM package specifically tailored to help companies stimulate the performance of their channel in this historically challenging business environment. Channel Ignite is designed to have companies up and running with a PRM in…

Faithsocial Brings Together the Worldwide Christian Community With Creation of an Online Social Media Digital Platform

Multi-faceted, free social media platform embraces technology, enabling Christians across the world to communicate, connect, socialize, and enjoy entertainment FaithSocial is announcing the launch of its robust social media platform that features multimedia content to connect the world's Christian community. Christians across the world can come together digitally to share their faith, hope and messages of encouragement. With the uncertainty of traditional places of worship, especially during the coronavirus pandemic,…

Nielsen: Consumption Recovery Injects New Vitality Into China’s Economy

The latest study by Nielsen, the global measurement and data analytics company, shows that there has been an improvement of consumption willingness as China has effectively controlled the contagion, which will bring new vitality to domestic economic development. Justin Sargent, president of Nielsen China, said: "Since the outbreak of the virus, China's experience in fighting off the disease has been a barometer for the world. As people's life gradually returns to normal, consumer-driven domestic demand is now recovering…