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APCOA and HERE To Partner on Joint Digital Parking Initiative

Strategic collaboration around digital parking services and high-definition (HD) 3D indoor maps for the automotive industry and smart cities APCOA PARKING, Europe’s leading parking operator, and HERE Technologies, a leading location data and technology platform, today announced plans for a strategic technology and commercial partnership. Both companies intend to develop and commercialize digital parking services and HD indoor maps of parking facilities in Europe. To this end, they plan to combine their complementary…

WeChat Releases New Report on the QR Code Economy’s Fight Against COVID-19

Tencent's WeChat, Tsinghua University's Tsinghua China Data Center, and the Tencent Social Research Institute jointly released a report entitled "The 2020 Pandemic and the QR Code Economy Report". The report points out that as an important part of the digital economy, the WeChat QR Code Economy has played an effective role in buffering the negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. In the first quarter, the WeChat QR Code economy increased by 25.86% in value from the prior year despite the difficult macroeconomic…

Intellivision Entertainment Adds Renowned Game Industry Veteran J Allard As Global Managing Director

Former Microsoft® Executive and Xbox® Co-Founder Returns to the Video Game Industry to Further Bolster Leadership Team and Launch Intellivision® Amico™ Game Console Intellivision Entertainment, LLC announced that J Allard has joined Intellivision as Global Managing Director. As Microsoft's former Chief Experience Officer and Chief Technology Officer of the Entertainment and Devices Division, Allard's mark and legacy in the games industry stem from two decades at Microsoft in which he co-founded the Xbox, Xbox Live, Live…

Gainsight Announces First Complete Customer Success Ecosystem, Gainsight Sightline

Gainsight, the Customer Success company, today announced the first complete customer success ecosystem—Gainsight Sightline, the only community-enhanced customer success technology exchange in the market. The new ecosystem supercharges the path to value across customer success technologies via Sightline Vault, a one-stop-shop for Gainsight best practices, templates, playbooks, and more, fueled by contributions from Gainsight’s customer community, and Sightline Integrations, a robust and growing collection of high-impact…

ShotSpotter Chooses Medallia For Experience Management

Medallia, Inc. , the global leader in experience management, today announced that ShotSpotter has selected Medallia as its experience management platform of choice. Marketing Technology News: Microsoft Signs a 5-Year Deal with The Coca-Cola Company To Transform Global Engagement And Experiences Medallia  is the pioneer and market leader in Experience Management. Medallia’s award-winning SaaS platform, the Medallia Experience Cloud, leads the market in the understanding and management of experience for customers,…

The ABCDs of Innovation – Leveraging Technology to Stay Connected

We are operating in a challenging new normal – a virtual living and working environment, requiring us to adapt quickly.  At the same time, we are also connected in our shared desire for stability, calm and guidance.  Companies are adjusting their business models with dexterity, focus, and precision. At Broadridge, for example, we are seeing tremendous client interest and demand for Virtual Shareholder Meetings (VSM), which allows shareholders to view meetings, listen to management presentations and discussions, ask…

IDC Launches Future of Trust Practice to Provide Context into the Digital Economy

Over the past five years, International Data Corporation (IDC) has been documenting the rise of the digital economy and the digital transformation that organizations must undergo to compete and survive in this economy. To that end, IDC announced the launch of nine new research practices in 2020 that bridge its traditional technology market view with a business outcomes view. The objective of the practices will be to provide context to what is happening in the digital economy – explaining the desired business outcomes, such…

ISG Smartalks Webinar to Focus on Using Automation to Maintain Business Operations in Crisis

April 16 event will explore how automation can address business challenges during COVID-19 pandemic Experts from Information Services Group (ISG), a leading global technology research and advisory firm, will discuss in the next ISG Smartalks™ webinar how enterprises can leverage automation technology to maintain business operations during the COVID-19 pandemic. The live, hour-long session, “The Promise of Automation in the Time of Crisis,” at 9 a.m., U.S. Eastern Time, April 16, will outline four practical steps…

Leidos Awarded Task Order to Support IRS’ e-Services and Integrated Customer Communications Environment

Leidos, a FORTUNE 500 science and technology leader, has been awarded a new task order by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to enhance, upgrade, and maintain the agency's e-Services and Integrated Customer Communications Environment (ICCE) platforms. The single award, hybrid firm-fixed price and cost-plus-fixed-fee contract has a six-month base period of performance and four one-year option years with a total value of approximately $69 million, if all options are exercised. Work will primarily be performed at IRS locations…

Perch Raises $8 Million to Acquire Top Performing ‘Fulfillment by Amazon’ Products and Companies

Spark Capital leads raise as Perch creates new model of consumer products company Perch, a technology-driven commerce company that acquires and operates top Amazon FBA (fulfillment by Amazon) businesses with winning products in their respective categories, today announced that it has closed $8 million in funding. The round was led by Spark Capital with participation from Tectonic Ventures. Perch will use the funds to acquire category-leading products, build out its core team, and further invest in technology and…

Vidoomy Integrates Bids with to Accelerate Its Integration With New Buyers

Vidoomy, the fastest growing adtech in Europe and Latin America, specializing in programmatic, has decided to go one step further in the world of programmatic by adapting its technology to connect to Bidswith, which will allow it to pick up speed to its integration with new DSPs. The firm since its inception has based the company on generating a top quality inventory and in turn creating tools that allow brand safety to reach its maximum exponent. Vidoomy's success lies in a combination of various factors such as…

Havas Chicago Group Bolsters Data-Driven Creative Leadership with Three Senior Appointments

Liz Roche joins Havas Helia Chicago as managing director; brings data and digital experience from tech companies Facebook, LinkedIn and Groupon Dan Baldino and Marianna Ruiz join the Chicago agency group as managing director and group creative director, respectively Harnessing the power of data, technology and creativity to build meaningful American brands through craft and culture, Havas Chicago Group has hired three key executives to enhance the agency’s leadership team. Former Facebook executive Liz Roche joins Havas…

Asia Accounts for Over 50% of All Internet Users Worldwide

Asia now accounts for more than half of the global internet users. Data gathered by Learnbonds.com indicates that during the first quarter of 2020, the continent accounted for 2.3 billion users representing about 50.3% of the global users. From the data, Europe has the second-highest number of internet users at 15.9% which represents 727 million users. On the other hand, Africa has 522 million internet users representing 11.5% of the global tally. With 453 million users, Latin America and the Caribbean region comes…

Cyborg Systems Develops COVID-19 Tracking Software

On 16th March, 2020, in his opening remarks, WHO Director-General stated unequivocally that urgent escalation in testing, isolation and contact tracing was required, which is the backbone of the response to fight COVID-19. A multinational supplier of technology used in national security, Cyborg Systems, has used its inherent expertise in tracking to develop 'Unmaze', a powerful solution to track those infected, and those who came in touch with them. In a briefing to Nugen, company's spokesperson Mr. Alen Mateev stated…

CalAmp Extends $50 Million Credit Facility with J.P. Morgan

CalAmp, a global technology solutions pioneer transforming the mobile connected economy, announced that it amended its existing $50 million credit facility with J.P. Morgan originally entered into on March 30, 2018. The new amendment extends the maturity of the credit facility by two years, among other changes. Marketing Technology News: TCS Named a Leader in 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Managed Workplace Services, Asia/Pacific "Over the past few years, we increased our operating cash flow and have demonstrated…

LeanData Named Leading Vendor for One of ‘Highest Impact’ Technologies in Sales and Marketing Tech Stack

Lead-to-Account Matching and Routing among the most impactful technologies for go-to-market leaders at high-growth companies, says TOPO Research LeanData, the leading provider of Revenue Operations solutions, was named the leading vendor for Lead-to-Account Matching and Routing in TOPO Research’s annual sales and marketing technology reports. Additionally, the go-to-market leaders polled by TOPO rated Lead-to-Account Matching and Routing among the technologies that deliver the greatest business impact and user…

RRD Introduces New Managed Service That Helps Enterprises Achieve Business Goals Instead Of Checking Off Transactional Tasks

The solution, RRD CATCH, allows clients to focus on core competencies and high-level strategic work by offloading time-consuming tasks R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company (RRD), a leading global provider of multichannel solutions for marketing and business communications, introduced its latest solution to help customers achieve their business goals and boost productivity: RRD CATCH. This customizable managed service offering is designed to help enterprises reallocate time-consuming tasks — including research, analysis,…

PubWise Named A Top 40 Innovative Technology Company

Technology Association of Georgia Honors 40 Companies for Innovation and Contributions to State's Technology Community PubWise, the leader in hyperautomation for the digital advertising industry, announced that it has been named a Top 40 Innovative Technology Company by the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), the state's leading association dedicated to the promotion and economic advancement of the state's technology industry. TAG will recognize this prestigious group at The Summit 2020 on March 3-4 at the Cobb…

Pepperjam and RevLifter Partner to Deliver the Affiliate Industry’s Leading Turnkey Content Personalization Solution

Market-Leading Ascend Affiliate Cloud Platform Integration Makes Onsite AI-Personalization Effortless for Growth Marketers Pepperjam, a leading affiliate marketing technology and services provider, announced an integrated partnership with RevLifter to bring turnkey AI-personalization to the affiliate channel on a performance-based payment model. The real-time personalization technology provider joins the company’s partner ecosystem, which collectively delivers best-in-class capabilities and rapid integration for growth…

Verizon Puts NASCAR on the Fast Track

Ahead of the iconic DAYTONA 500, Verizon is partnering with NASCAR to modernize 12 NASCAR-owned racetracks and bring race fans, drivers and teams improved connectivity to enhance the at-track experience. The partnership designates Verizon as the Official Wireless Telecommunications and 5G Mobility Partner of NASCAR, as well as the Official At-Track Wi-Fi Partner of 12 NASCAR-owned racetracks. As part of this agreement, Verizon will work with NASCAR to upgrade its in-venue wireless communications service, starting with…