MCLEAN, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 10, 2018--Gannett Co., Inc. (“Gannett” or “company” or “we”) (NYSE:GCI), announced today that it entered into an agreement to acquire WordStream, Inc. (“WordStream”), a provider of cloud-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions for local and regional businesses and agencies to optimize their digital marketing services campaigns. The purchase price is $130 million in cash, net of cash acquired, plus up to an aggregate $20 million earnout payable in 2019 and 2020 based on achieving certain revenue targets. The transaction builds upon Gannett’s existing data-driven digital marketing services, ReachLocal and SweetIQ.“This acquisition marks another critical milestone in Gannett’s digital transformation, enhancing our ability to support businesses and agencies in our local markets with the intelligent, data-driven marketing solutions they need to drive growth,” said Robert Dickey, … [Read more...] about Gannett To Acquire Digital Marketing Software Company WordStream, Inc.
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FRAMINGHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 24, 2018--International Data Corporation ( IDC ) today published an IDC Innovators report focusing on three technology providers that are considered key emerging vendors in code release management for DevOps practices. The three companies named as IDC Innovators are Electric Cloud, JFrog Ltd, and Shippable Inc.Embracing a DevOps practice means an organization must dramatically accelerate its development practices, moving from a classic monolithic software design model to a more modular design point with clear delineations between software components. This approach allows organizations to life-cycle each portion of code individually, leading to a more rapid update process that can be measured in weeks, days, or even potentially in hours. However, the agile development process also means having code that is located in a shared repository, with the potential for numerous development versions to be active and to be iterated simultaneously, leading to … [Read more...] about Three Providers of DevOps Code Release Management Software Tools Named IDC Innovators
DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 20, 2018--The "Global Digital Marketing Software (DMS) Market 2018-2022" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. DMS is a tool that enables the execution of marketing activities and campaigns across multiple digital channels such as email and social media. It also analyzes real-time data or all marketing activities to calculate efficiency scores of marketing campaigns. The analysts forecast the Global Digital Marketing Software (DMS) Market to grow at a CAGR of 16.87% during the period 2018-2022. The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the Global Digital Marketing Software (DMS) Market 2018-2022. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated from digital marketing software (perpetual licensing fixed and subscription basis. The report, Global Digital Marketing Software (DMS) Market 2018-2022, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The … [Read more...] about Global Digital Marketing Software (DMS) Market Analysis & Forecast 2018-2022
source REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz A security expert hired by JPMorgan used software by Palantir to conduct an extensive spying program on the bank’s staffers and executives, according to a Bloomberg report. Palantir has raised billions in funding from investors in the private markets, but the company has a reputation for secrecy. The JPMorgan incident highlights a disturbing aspect of big data technology misuse, but it also sheds light on a major challenge facing Palantir. JPMorgan was once the marquee corporate customer for Palantir, a data-crunching software tool originally created to hunt terrorists and founded by Silicon Valley’s controversial venture capitalist Peter Thiel. But several years ago, in the hands of a former Secret Service agent JPMorgan hired as a computer security professional, Palantir became a way to spy on bank employees and executives. The security pro’s job was … [Read more...] about A security guy at JPMorgan spied on employees emails and phone calls using the secretive software tool Palantir
With technology increasingly intertwined with all aspects of business, [email protected] can help you -- prosumers to small businesses with fewer than five employees -- get started. You're a small business owner and you have an idea that you want to turn into a marketable software product -- but you're not a software developer. How do you get your idea launched? Here are three approaches.Start developing the software yourself Mike Little, CEO of Byte and a former engineer with Sun Microsystems and IBM, was interested in developing an online restaurant review forum for customers that also served as a place for restaurants to post their menus and gain feedback. With a background in big data and analytics, Little's plan was to add a backend of analytics to his online restaurant reviews. Subscribing restaurants could use these analytics to gather periodic and real-time information on their customers, such as who patronized them most often, and which customers had the biggest impact on … [Read more...] about How emerging companies develop salable software