Plex Launches Ad-Supported Video on Demand on Every Continent, Delivering Free Streaming of Thousands of Movies and TV Shows On Any Device to more than 200 Countries

Plex, the global streaming media company that brings your favorite content together in the highest-rated OTT video app, today announced its global ad-supported video on demand (AVOD) offering is now available, making it the most widely available AVOD offering in the industry, reaching users in more than 200 countries.

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Coupa Business Spend Index Reveals that US Businesses Remain Cautious about the Economy

Report Finds That Business Spend Sentiment Remains Flat; Companies Are Taking a ‘Wait and See’ Approach over the Next Three-To-Six Months
Coupa Software, a leader in Business Spend Management (BSM), announced the findings of the Q4 Coupa Business Spend Index (BSI). The report revealed that although sentiment has ticked up slightly overall, U.S.

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MarTech Interview with Dennis Becker, Chairman and CEO at Mobivity

“I think that the misperception of AI is that it’s general and not understood that it’s specific.”
Could you tell us about your role and journey into technology?
My role as CEO is self-explanatory. My journey into technology started at a very young age and that was the start of a lifelong love affair with technology.

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Kerry Sanders Joins Craft In New Role As Global Head Of Business Development

Craft, a division of McCann Worldgroup, announced that Kerry Sanders has joined as Executive VP-Global Head of Business Development. The company is one of the marketing industry’s largest global creative content production and adaptation agencies. Most recently Kerry Sanders served as Senior VP-Sales & Marketing at Xerox Corp. in Rochester, NY.

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CB Insights Accelerates Global Expansion Through DeepTech Partnership in China

CB Insights, a market intelligence platform that helps corporations discover emerging technologies, is excited to announce a partnership with DeepTech, a Beijing-based media, events, and content company, that will help expand CB Insights’ presence in China.
“We’ve been gathering Chinese startup and venture capital data as well as publishing research on China for many years.

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54% Of Black Friday Purchases Were With Brands Shoppers Had Never Purchased From; 22% of Customers Will Buy Again, according to Bluecore

The Retail Technology Company Reports That 32% of Shoppers Considered Their Purchases Up to Two Weeks in Advance and Nearly a Quarter of First-Time Buyers Will Buy From Retailers Again Within 108 Days
Retailers in apparel, jewelry and beauty saw an increase in average order values of between 5% – 20% this Black Friday, despite offering steep discounts, according to new insights from Bluecore.

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TIBCO Appoints Scott Roza as President & Global Head of Customer Operations

 TIBCO Software Inc., a global leader in integration, API management, and analytics, announced that Scott Roza has been appointed its new president & global head of customer operations. In this role, Roza will lead TIBCO’s global sales, alliances, professional services, and customer excellence functions. He will report to TIBCO’s chief executive officer, Dan Streetman.

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Why Google’s AI is Limited To Diagnosing Only 26 Skin Conditions…for Now

It was recently reported that Google’s AI system can accurately diagnose 26 skin conditions on par with US board-certified dermatologists. Results were published in the paper titled “A Deep Learning System for Differential Diagnosis of Skin Disease.” Yet, one source, the American Academy of Dermatology lists 70 common skin diseases.

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Syncsort Completes Acquisition of the Pitney Bowes Software and Data Business

Creates World-Class Data Management Software Company that Enables Enterprises Across All Major Industries to Maximize the Value of their Data
Syncsort closed the acquisition of the Pitney Bowes software and data business, creating a powerhouse data management software company with more than 11,000 enterprise customers, $600 million in revenue and 2,000 employees worldwide.

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Linker Networks Extends its Auto-labeling Service to Microsoft Azure Stack Hub to Empower a New Generation of Customer Experiences

Linker Networks, Inc. (“Linker”) announced that it is bringing its AI based auto-labeling with continuous learning service to Azure Stack Hub, an extension of the Azure cloud for consistently building and running hybrid applications.

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Appy Pie Introduces Live Chat Software in Closed Beta

Appy Pie, the company that has been revolutionizing app development industry with its highly advanced no-code app creator software, has recently introduced live chat software in closed beta. Similar to its other DIY products, their live chat software doesn’t need any coding skills or technical knowledge.

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The Door Expands National Footprint with Launch of Miami Office

The Door, the lifestyle, culinary and hospitality public relations and marketing agency that was acquired last year by Dolphin Entertainment, Inc., announces the expansion of its national footprint with the formation of a new South Florida-based location in Miami, Florida, which is also home to Dolphin Entertainment’s headquarters.

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Smart Targeting: The Better Way to Reach Audiences & Customers

Have you ever visited a website you frequent and found that the text interacts with you?
For instance, when I log onto Mailchimp, my dashboard says, “Welcome back, Kayla” — this is because my account with the site has my first name in its system and uses smart targeting to make my interaction with the website more delightful.

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