News Item

Kenshoo, a provider of agile marketing services, released its second Mobile App Advertising Trends Report, benchmarking key metrics for mobile app marketers. Among the key findings, mobile app installs increased 346% year-over-year (YoY) while click-to-install rate increased 32% YoY, confirming the value of marketers' increased investment (+293% YoY).
Posted Sep 15, 2015
Allego announced global availability of its mobile-first, just-in-time (JIT) sales learning platform, which aims to transform the way organizations create and share sales content from the field. The Allego solution enables companies to collect, curate, and distribute the most valuable sales content, and allows managers and sales representatives to maximize remote collaboration through role play and video-based practice to promote continuous learning and improve sales performance.
Posted Sep 15, 2015
TouchCommerce, a provider of omni-channel customer engagement solutions for brands, announced that it has updated its Conversation Platform, specifically focusing on its flexible integration framework and APIs. As a result, TouchCommerce customers and their end-users will benefit from new integration capabilities and rapid deployment.
Posted Sep 10, 2015
Akoonu, Inc. announced the expansion of its content marketing platform. In addition to building and maintaining buyer personas and buyer's journey maps, marketers can now leverage Akoonu's integrated platform to capture, enhance, and update their brand identity and messaging.
Posted Sep 10, 2015
LiveHive, Inc., a sales acceleration platform, released research that shows the overwhelming majority of executives are more likely to respond to vendors with personalized sales outreach. However, more than a third (35%) of the executives say that they never, or not that often, receive any personalized sales outreach from vendors -- revealing a gap between the level of personalization delivered, and buyers' desired level of personalization. Harris Poll conducted this online survey on LiveHive's behalf in the summer of 2015 among more than 300 corporate executives at companies with revenues of $1 billion or more.
Posted Sep 10, 2015
Amazon announced that it is expanding Kindle Scout, its reader-powered publishing platform, to more authors and readers around the world. Now, in addition to the U.S., authors in Europe, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Mexico, Brazil, Japan, India and more may submit never-before-published, novel-length English-language manuscripts and be considered for publication in 45 days or less under Amazon's digital publishing banner Kindle Press.
Posted Sep 10, 2015
Crescendo Content Marketing, a closed-loop B2B content marketing system, launched with the aim of helping marketers scale the content creation process and access actionable insights into how content is driving engagement and revenue. Built by marketers for marketers, Crescendo says it is a complete system that replaces the need for many point solutions used by today's marketers to publish, distribute, and measure the performance of content.
Posted Sep 10, 2015
Freckle IoT, a technology company dedicated to mobile attribution for brands, and Postmedia, a publisher of English-language daily newspapers in Canada, announced a new initiative that will bridge the gap between digital and physical experiences. The companies will work together to integrate the Freckle IoT Software Development Kit (SDK) into mobile apps from Postmedia's publisher brands, which represent some of Canada's most historic and best known media brands including The Vancouver Sun, Montreal Gazette, Ottawa Citizen and Calgary Herald.
Posted Sep 10, 2015
Kaltura, a video technology provider, announced Kaltura OTT Now, an end-to-end OTT platform "in a box." Drawing on Kaltura's OTT TV platform, with modularity that enables customization and integration, OTT Now provides content owners, broadcasters, and service providers an entry point that incorporates the functionality required to launch OTT services in as little as two months.
Posted Sep 10, 2015
Kaltura, a video technology provider, announced the launch of Kaltura MediaX including its flexible cloud DVR solution. Part of its OTT TV offering, according to Kaltura, MediaX is designed to enable pay-TV operators, content providers and broadcasters to quickly launch advanced cloud DVR services with the industry's broadest selection of monetization features. In addition to the cloud DVR solution, Kaltura MediaX will also provide customers with tools for content discovery and accessibility.
Posted Sep 08, 2015
Moovweb announced the launch of its Optimize mobile experience optimization (MEO) platform. Moovweb Optimize is a MEO platform that provides device-specific, contextual mobile experiences that the company says convert up to 70% better. The company also launched its free mobile performance tool, MoovScore, to help companies assess their technical performance versus their industry peers.
Posted Sep 08, 2015
Squadeo is announcing at IBC in Amsterdam a hybrid player for PC that helps video service providers to overcome the technology silos created by companies like Google, Apple, and Microsoft on their browsers. The internet giants impose their streaming and DRM formats, and video service providers have no choice but to adapt when browser technology changes are announced.
Posted Sep 08, 2015
New data from Juniper Research has revealed that retailers seeking to capitalize on IoT (Internet of Things) technologies will spend an estimated $2.5 billion on hardware and installation costs, nearly a fourfold increase over this year's estimated $670 million spend. The hardware spend includes Bluetooth Beacons and RFID (radio frequency ID) tags. In the first instance, Bluetooth beacons enable visibility over footfall as well as the ability to push relevant information to consumers' smartphones. Meanwhile, RFID aids in real-time asset tracking, reduced labor costs, and even dynamic pricing according to stock levels and online pricing.
Posted Sep 03, 2015
e-Spirit Inc., a supplier of content management solutions, announced the release of version 5.2 of the FirstSpirit Content Management System with new capabilities and enhancements designed to support the recently announced Corporate Content Cloud initiative. With the new version of FirstSpirit, companies will be well on their way to achieving digital transformation with less time and less overall effort.
Posted Sep 03, 2015
Publishing Technology has announced the launch of ingentaDrive, a packaged online solution that allows publishers to go live with fully branded, online sites, delivered from the cloud, within weeks. Combining the ease-of-use of ingentaconnect with the bespoke, feature rich experience of pub2web, the new product is built on Publishing Technology's technology framework and incorporates responsive design.
Posted Sep 03, 2015
gShift announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire SiteCondor, an Austin, Texas-based technology startup that develops website auditing tools for digital agencies and content marketers. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Posted Sep 01, 2015
Now with a new research-centric design optimized for downloading, Al Manhal is the only digital content platform containing full-text search, contextual linking, and document downloading of Arabic scholarly materials Al Manhal, the a provider of digital scholarly content from the Arab world, announced the launch of its fully redesigned academic research and learning platform.
Posted Sep 01, 2015
Time Inc. has put both feet into the branded content pool. It opened The Foundry, "a new content and creative collective that allows clients to tap into the powerful storytelling and immersive consumer experiences of the world's most iconic media brands" according to its site.
Posted Aug 31, 2015
ClearVoice, a content marketing platform and service solution, announced a "Creators Marketplace" and two content intelligence tools--"Influencer Search" and "Idea Lab"--as a part of an end-to-end content solution. ClearVoice says it bridges the gap between brands and content creators, fostering collaboration and enabling scalable content production. Companies can plan, recruit, create, distribute and measure all within a single platform.
Posted Aug 31, 2015
Wistia, an online video marketing and analytics platform, is expanding its offering with a new Enterprise plan, designed for larger companies that will benefit from integrations with marketing automation platforms and unlimited video hosting. The Enterprise service is the Boston-based company's fourth price tier, and encompasses all existing features within the Free, Basic, and Pro offerings, including advanced video analytics, video management tools, and customizable video players.
Posted Aug 31, 2015
Technorati, which provides publisher side solutions to bring parity to programmatic advertising, revealed that almost half of publishers (45.45 %) say they are frustrated by not being able to have demand partners compete with each other on each impression. As a result they are forced to use tactics they don't like to try and maximize yield.
Posted Aug 31, 2015
SparkPost announced that an Add-on version of its cloud-based SparkPost email delivery service is now available with up to 10,000 emails per month at no cost to developers using the Heroku cloud platform-as-a-service (PaaS) offering. The SparkPost email delivery service is designed specifically for developers who need to build transactional or marketing email, reminders, receipts, updates, or notifications into their apps or web offerings.
Posted Aug 27, 2015
Adaptly, Inc., a media technology company which enables advertising on autonomous marketing platforms, announced it has been selected as a Facebook Marketing Partner with early Instagram Ads API access and has released software products for purchasing and managing paid media campaigns on Instagram. Adaptly is one of a small number of technology companies to have early access to the Instagram Ads API, an invite-only program designed to advance the availability of Instagram media buying.
Posted Aug 27, 2015
On Wednesday Facebook revealed it is testing out a virtual assistant. A few hundred people in the San Francisco-area who use the Facebook Messenger app are testing out the assistant, known only as M. Like Siri or Cortana, M can perform tasks--at least in theory--for users.
Posted Aug 27, 2015
Salesforce has gotten a much-needed facelift. Originally launched in 1999, the well-known CRM tool used by about 150,00 customers announced Salesforce Lightning in a blog post, saying "It's a re-imagined platform designed to maximize sales rep productivity, complete with analytics and in-line intelligence that will drive sales precision."
Posted Aug 25, 2015
Monday was a rough day for media stocks, particularly Netflix and Twitter. Twitter hit an all-time low, trading under its IPO price. Meanwhile, Netflix continued a downward trend that began a few days before, losing about 20% of its value over the course of a few days.
Posted Aug 25, 2015
Get Smart Content, a multi-channel personalization platform, announced that it has raised a round of funding worth $3.5 million. The round was led by Origin Ventures with participation by Chicago Ventures and Virgo Capital.
Posted Aug 25, 2015
Generis, a content management company, announced enhancements to its CARA solution, representing the most significant update to the solution since version 3.0. More than 100 new enhancements provide greater collaboration, easier customization, and enhanced interaction with external contributors that is built-in ensuring fast, reliable access to data/documents across the entire organization and beyond.
Posted Aug 20, 2015
Digital Element has introduced GeoMprint, a new reverse geocoding solution targeted at mobile device traffic. Offered as a web service, GeoMprint takes GPS-obtained latitude/longitude coordinates and converts that data into more useful geographic information such as ZIP/postcodes, cities, regions, etc. for businesses. This allows mobile users to receive more localized content, messages, advertising, and promotions.
Posted Aug 20, 2015
MobileBridge is leveraging available data from CRM and other marketing sources in order to make in-app engagement as contextual as possible yet also fun and engaging, and on a regular basis. To make its customers' in-app engagements more fun and engaging, app-based Marketing Relationship Management solution provider MobileBridge is introducing new functionality into its native content creation module.
Posted Aug 20, 2015
Mitu, a data and technology-driven media company, announced the development of a new platform with its acquisition of mobile video company Lightt. In addition, media industry veteran Michael Su has joined the company as chief product officer.
Posted Aug 20, 2015
Reelio, an influencer marketing platform that connects global brands with digital stars, announced that it has raised $5 million in Series A funding. The round was led by a global syndicate of investors in strategically important markets.
Posted Aug 20, 2015
Xform Computing Inc., the leader in open-source based cloud-streaming apps for mobile devices, is excited to announce the latest update for its lineup of VirtualBrowser products. This recent update of Virtual Firefox, Virtual Chrome, and Private Browser on iPhone and iPad aims to allow users improved stability and a better UI on all VirtualBrowser apps for iOS 8.
Posted Aug 18, 2015
GeoPoll, a mobile survey platform, and Kantar Media, a provider of media and marketing insights, announce their collaboration on a joint product, Kantar-GeoPoll Media Measurement (KGMM). This product builds on GeoPoll's existing media measurement service by adding Kantar Media's research expertise and technology tools to GeoPoll's mobile data collection methods.
Posted Aug 18, 2015
In a blog post, Adobe announced the ability of Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) users to create shoppable video. According to the post, "This eliminates the costly developer time formerly required to produce shoppable or interactive videos, allowing marketers to deliver shoppable video at scale, driving more engagement and conversion from any device."
Posted Aug 18, 2015
Amigos Library Services is in the final stages of testing the Amigos eShelf Service ebook platform. Planned to launch this fall, the service aims to be an affordable, flexible option for libraries seeking to capitalize on their patrons' growing use of ebooks. An early release program is underway. Participating libraries are offering ebooks to their patrons via the eShelf Service as the final step before full rollout.
Posted Aug 18, 2015
The recently established Center for the Development and Application of Internet-of-Things Technologies (CDAIT) at the Georgia Institute of Technology announced that AirWatch, AT&T, and Samsung Electronics constitute the inaugural group of founding members. Internet of Things refers to the ability for all types of devices to communicate with each other through networks like the Internet, radio frequencies, and other forms of transmission.
Posted Aug 13, 2015
DocAuto, a globally trusted leader in Enterprise Content Management solutions and services, has released a new version of their Watchdog Module solution. The Watchdog Module lets administrators know what happens in WorkSite as it happens. This solution monitors all document activity within WorkSite servers and databases and sends alerts when suspicious user activity is detected, or other triggering events occur.
Posted Aug 13, 2015
According to Re/Code, NBCUniversal is making investments in a couple of digital native media outlets that are growing quickly. Vox Media and BuzzFeed will each receive $200 million. Vox posted a brief announcement on its site, while the BuzzFeed deal is expected to be announced later in the week.
Posted Aug 13, 2015
Media and Entertainment Commissioner Cynthia Lopez, the Made in NY Media Center by IFP, and NYCEDC have announced the creation of ten Made in NY Fellowships--a year-long program that will provide expanded resources and opportunities for New Yorkers to bring their media projects to the next level. The Made in NY Fellowship Program seeks to foster a diverse media industry, recognizing that different experiences, perspectives, and cultures are critical to advancements in innovation and creativity. Ten Fellowships will be available to those working on projects in documentary filmmaking, narrative filmmaking, gaming, post-production, animation, virtual reality, and media/technology.
Posted Aug 11, 2015
Evergage, a provider of real-time personalization, unveiled Evergage Recommend, an integrated recommendation system that is a native part of a full testing, targeting, and personalization solution. This new offering builds on the foundational real-time personalization capabilities of the Evergage Platform, incorporating dynamic suggestions of pertinent products or pieces of content that will resonate with individual visitors.
Posted Aug 11, 2015
If you didn't already believe that the business of internet and media is always in flux, Google has surprised many by announcing a new operating structure that includes a parent company. Yes, one of the biggest companies in the world is changing its name...sort of. In a press release that reads more like a letter CEO Larry Page announced, "Our company is operating well today, but we think we can make it cleaner and more accountable. So we are creating a new company, called Alphabet. I am really excited to be running Alphabet as CEO with help from my capable partner, Sergey, as President."
Posted Aug 11, 2015
NUVI, a solution for real-time social media listening and reporting, announced the release of Audiences, a product that provides access to Facebook's complete stream of anonymous and aggregated topic data. Data availability recently expanded from two countries and numerous languages to 55 countries in 121 different languages made accessible through NUVI. Before Facebook topic data, insights were drawn from limited public posts and focused on the volume of posts, what was being said and who was saying it, rather than why an audience was posting.
Posted Aug 06, 2015
Leanplum announced it has successfully closed a $11.6 million Series B funding round, with new investment from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB), along with additional investment from Shasta Ventures. The new funding accompanies the launch of the Lifecycle Engine, a campaign planning tool specifically designed for mobile that enables marketers to easily build hyper-personalized campaigns on a visual timeline. With the Lifecycle Engine, marketers can trigger a series of orchestrated messages based on time and user behavior, ensuring that the right message is sent to the right person, at the right time.
Posted Aug 06, 2015
Manifest Digital, a provider of digital experience design, and McMURRY/TMG, an omni-channel content creation and delivery provider, are combining to form Manifest, an agency that connects experience design, emerging technology, and content to create innovative and compelling customer experiences for brands. Manifest is a portfolio company of The Wicks Group of Companies, a private equity firm. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Posted Aug 06, 2015
New research from Searchmetrics, a provider of search experience optimization which includes SEO and content performance marketing, concludes that Google is now better able and more focused than ever on giving higher search rankings to good quality web content that is easy to understand and relevant to the search query. Positive user signals such as time on site help Google assign relevance values to content. Searchmetrics' analysis indicates the days are numbered for old-style SEO tactics such as link building or emphasizing relevant keywords and search phrases.
Posted Aug 04, 2015
Plum Analytics introduced the PlumX Suite, a set of five products from Plum Analytics, an EBSCO Company. It includes specific offerings that categorize and analyze research metrics for those that fund, perform, support, or publish research.
Posted Aug 04, 2015
Brainshark, Inc., delivering SaaS-based sales enablement solutions, announced new analytics capabilities in its Sales Accelerator platform. Revealing critical - yet previously inaccessible - information for many companies, the Brainshark Sales Accelerator aims to show how sales reps' knowledge and behavior affect sales outcomes, providing actionable insights that drive greater productivity, and more deals.
Posted Aug 04, 2015
Kenshoo, a provider of agile marketing software, says the response of clients leveraging its support for Instagram advertising has been positive. Kenshoo's solution for Instagram enables marketers to reach more than 300 million monthly active mobile consumers via Facebook's popular photo sharing service. Kenshoo is among a select few Facebook Marketing Partners granted initial access to the Instagram Ads API.
Posted Aug 04, 2015
Each year EContent magazine publishes a list of the 100 companies that matter most in the digital content industry. Companies interested in being considered for this list can submit information via econtentmag.com/Econtent100/Nominate.aspx
Posted Aug 03, 2015
Pages
12345678
9
10111213141516171819202122232425
26272829303132333435363738394041424344454647484950
51525354555657585960616263646566676869707172737475
767778798081828384858687888990919293949596979899100
101102103104105106107108109110111112113114115116117118119120121122123124125
126127128129130131132133134135136137138139140141142143144145146147148149150
151152153154155156157158159160161162163164165166167168169170171172173174175
176177178179180181182183184185186187188189190191192193194195196197198199200
201202203204205206207208209210211212213214215216217218219220221222223224225
226227228229230231232233234235236237238239240241242243244245246247248249250
251252253254255256257258259260