Saturday, May 8, 2021

Episerver buys personalisation company Idio

Episerver, the digital experience company, has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Idio, a content personalisation and analytics platform. The acquisition significantly accelerates the analytics and personalisation roadmap for Episerver Customer-Centric...
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Less than half of UK SME retailers think they will be thriving in 2030

New research has found that less than half of UK SME retailers think they will be thriving at the turn of the next decade. The research by finance solutions provider, Duologi,...
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Build-A-Bear builds transformation on Salesforce

Build-A-Bear is to further leverage Salesforce applications as it looks to further strengthen its business. It is to deploy the Customer-360 vision that Salesforce painted during Dreamforce last year. Retail is going...
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Pixalate report shows 26% of Android programmatic in-app ad impressions are fraudulent

Twenty-six percent of android programmatic in-app advertising impressions in 2019 third quarter were fraudulent, according to a report by Pixalate. The company is a global fraud management platform operator. The company’s...
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Nexcess launches support solution for Magento 1 merchants

Adobe’s Magento Version 1 (M1), is rapidly approaching its End of Life (EOL) date in June of 2020. The ending of new security patches will leave online stores running this version...
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UPS research highlights global ecommerce trends

UPS has published its benchmark survey that highlights eCommerce trends taking place, particularly the issues of concern to online shoppers. The 2019 UPS Pulse of the Online Shopper surveyed 18,000 consumers...
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Retail eCommerce news from week beginning 11 May

Retail and eCommerce highlights this week includes: Software AG and Microsoft announcement. Apttus has made its Max Intelligent Mobile Assistant available in Slack App Directory. Contentful new partnership with BVA,...
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Pega says IT vs Business is hurting the customer experience

Pega Research has released its latest report titled: The four false narratives of customer experience (registration required). It highlights how the internal battle between IT and the Business Unit is impacting...
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commercetools expands eCommerce extensions for its Integration Marketplace

commercetools, a platform for B2C and B2B eCommerce launched its Integration Marketplace of third-party extensions and integrations for commercetools commerce platform. The platform simplifies customers discovery and access integrations to accelerate...
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Cheetah Digital unveils integrated customer engagement suite

Cross-channel engagement platform provider, Cheetah Digital, has launched its Customer Engagement Suite. The suite integrates Cheetah Digital’s existing products – Cheetah Experiences, Cheetah Messaging, Cheetah Loyalty and the Cheetah Engagement Data...


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SUSE seeks 7 billion Euro valuation in IPO listing

SUSE has signalled its intention to IPO as early as Q2, 2021. The company is targeting a valuation of over 7-8 billion Euros. The...
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How to Keep search criteria in Outlook

How to keep a search request so that it will do the search for you automatically. Here is a tip on how to do just that.
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Algolia launches API-first Product Recommendations tool for retailers

Algolia, an API Platform for Dynamic Experiences has launched Algolia Recommend. An Artificial Intelligence (AI)-optimised API that accelerates the creation and implementation of product...
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Pega and Partners aim to crush complexity

At its PegaWorld Inspire conference this week, Carola Cazenave, vice president, global partner ecosystems, Pegasystems, announced the launch of Pega Partners. Before the event,...
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ThinkPHP the most targeted technology in 2020

ThinkPHP was the single most targeted technology in 2020 says Jon Heimerl, Lead Analyst and Senior Manager, Global Threat Intelligence Centre, US for NTT...
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Huntress raises US$40M to expand cybersecurity platform

Huntress has raised US$40M in a successful series B funding round led by JMI Equity. It plans to use the money to expand its cybersecurity...
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Putting the spotlight on great collaboration practices

The Slack Spotlight Awards demonstrated how different organisations have implemented and leveraged Slack in innovative ways during 2020. It was a year in the...
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Five tips to embracing experience content on your digital real estate

5 tips for enterprises to embrace customer content experience to restructuring #digital real estate from Sonja Kotrotsos, @Contentstack #CX #Content
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MACH Alliance hits 30 members milestone in nine months

The MACH Alliance has signed-up more then 30 members since its June 2020 launch. The group's member base now spans North America, Europe and...
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What is technology gap for most Professional services firms?

Most Professional Services Firms are not using the optimal tools within their organisation. This is one of the key findings in a short whitepaper...
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Has Precisely started an acquisition spree?

Precisely has announced the acquisition of Infogix, a leader in the 2020 IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Data Catalog Software report. Infogix was founded in 1982...

iQSTEL prepares MNPA for mobile number portability, using blockchain

iQSTEL has announced it has completed the backend development for a Mobile Number Portability Application (MNPA) using a blockchain platform. The Company says it...
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Aryaka acquires Secucloud and boosts its SASE offering

SD-WAN vendor Aryaka has acquired Secucloud GmbH for an undisclosed amount. The acquisition will be integrated with Aryaka’s other products to deliver SASE (Secure...
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Crunchbase sees cybersecurity shaking the money tree

Crunchbase has seen cybersecurity investments soar over the last year. It is reporting that in 2020 over US$7.8 billion was invested into the industry....