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KISSmetrics Looks To Turn Your Customer Data Into An Interactive Infographic

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KISSmetrics, an analytics startup that wants to help you boost your user acquisition and retention rates by providing a more robust picture of how your customers are using your site, is today announcing “KISSmetrics Experiments.” A la Gmail Labs, Experiments enables KISSmetrics users to access and test out experimental new...
KISSmetrics Looks To Turn Your Customer Data Into An Interactive Infographic

As Google Brings Competition, Evernote Strikes Deal With Deutsche Telekom

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Evernote wants to be everywhere. Phil Libin Phil Libin, Evernote’s chief executive. The maker of a popular productivity app has partnered with Deutsche Telekom in a deal to offer its premium service free for one year to the German telecommunications company’s 59 million customers. The partnership, which was a year...
As Google Brings Competition, Evernote Strikes Deal With Deutsche Telekom

With a New Developer and Publisher Platform, Lemon Is the Most Open Digital Wallet Around

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The battle for digital wallet supremacy is growing more hotly contested daily, with the titans of the payments, telecom, and mobile platform industries each offering a proprietary solution. For startup Lemon, an independent up-and-comer, the task of differentiating itself comes down to openness and interoperability. With that in mind, today...
With a New Developer and Publisher Platform, Lemon Is the Most Open Digital Wallet Around

Sponsor post: Big data analytics is hot and getting hotter; 5 trends explain why

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Big data analytics leader Pentaho Corporation has identified five key trends driving the market: 1. The big data platforms ecosystem is exploding: The popularity of several open-source big data platforms such as Hadoop, MongoDB, Cassandra and HBase is growing enormously, making it technically and economically viable to store and analyze big...
Sponsor post: Big data analytics is hot and getting hotter; 5 trends explain why
JBara becomes Gainsight, raises $9M to help SaaS vendors manage customer success

10 ways companies are using Hadoop to do more than serve ads

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If you just pay attention to the world’s largest Hadoop users, you might think the platform is just a better technology for powering search engines or analyzing customer behavior for ad-serving. Of course that’s not the case, but finding those broader use cases can still be kind of difficult. That’s...
10 ways companies are using Hadoop to do more than serve ads
Mobile Wallet Provider Lemon Launches Lemonade: Developer Tools For Building "Smarter" Cards

French Carrier Executive Claims Frugal Customers Hurting iPhone Sales

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Stephane Richard, CEO of French Telecom, said in an interview with Bloomberg that customer behavior is changing and price-conscious consumers are driving demand for lower priced smartphones, threatening sales of comparatively expensive phones like the iPhone and Samsung's Galaxy S line. The shift has been especially severe in Europe, where...
French Carrier Executive Claims Frugal Customers Hurting iPhone Sales

Swipely Raises $12M To Plug Marketing Tools Into Retail Payment Systems

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“Payment marketing” startup Swipely is announcing that it has raised $12 million in Series B funding. Although founder and CEO Angus Davis (who founded TellMe, which was acquired by Microsoft) said that he’s focused on “looking forward to the future,” it’s worth noting that this is the first round that...
Swipely Raises $12M To Plug Marketing Tools Into Retail Payment Systems
Marqeta now powers Facebook Card loyalty and payments tech, announces $14M Series B round

How Apple's Passbook can bring mobile ticketing mainstream

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If you’ve flown on a major airline in the past few years, you’ve probably seen someone using a mobile boarding pass, or maybe even used one yourself. But mobile ticketing still isn’t universal, especially in the U.S., despite the ubiquity of smart mobile devices. Apple’s Passbook app, which launches on Wednesday...
How Apple's Passbook can bring mobile ticketing mainstream

Sponsored Post: The Death Of The Dataplan, The Rise Of Smart Revenue

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Mobile carriers are increasingly coming to the conclusion that future profits lie in charging customers for access to bandwidth. As they roll back unlimited plans, they are working to convince customers and regulators that access should be capped and that it should be paid for in a metered fashion....
Sponsored Post: The Death Of The Dataplan, The Rise Of Smart Revenue

AgilOne Raises $10M From Mayfield And Greylock To Help Marketers Tap Into Big Data

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AgilOne, a a cloud-based predictive marketing intelligence company, has raised $10 million in Series B funding led by Mayfield Fund, with participation from Sequoia Capital. This brings AgilOne’s funding to a total of $16 million to date. AgilOne’s SaaS parses through marketing data to give companies insight and analytics into...
AgilOne Raises $10M From Mayfield And Greylock To Help Marketers Tap Into Big Data

Why it might not be the worst idea for Apple to integrate Foursquare into iOS

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Earlier today, Apple’s Eddy Cue tweeted out his very first Foursquare checkin ever. A couple of minutes later, Cue deleted the ‘badge’ tweet that awarded his first-run status. Foreshadowing? Maybe, and maybe just a random tweet that was a result of Cue playing with Foursquare. Either way, it’s interesting. Cue...
Why it might not be the worst idea for Apple to integrate Foursquare into iOS
Smart grid startups compete for highly variable venture funding
Watch this: Barry Diller on Aereo's future and why buying Newsweek was a mistake

Can mobile monetize? Here are 3 key areas to watch

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This story is part of a series exploring the themes of our upcoming, invitation-only Mobile Summit, April 1-2 in Sausalito, Calif. Explore more stories in the Mobile Summit Debate series. There are way too many reasons to doubt that mobile monetization will work in the long run — disparity...
Can mobile monetize? Here are 3 key areas to watch
The Great Divide: The Perception Gap Between Social Marketers and Customers

Mobile-Loco: The future of the mobile location revolution

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This sponsored post is produced by Mobile-Loco. Mobile-Loco is a tour-de-force across Social, Local and Mobile market forces, technologies and solutions.  Learn from real-world successes and failures how to deconstruct the buzz words, hype and jargon, to get at the real drivers of customer behavior in today’s mobile, super-connected...
Mobile-Loco: The future of the mobile location revolution
Why Target's Amazon price match matters less to itself than to other retailers

Liveblogging Oracle's Q2 Earnings Conference Call

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Asa Mathat / AllThingsD.comOracle’s Q2 results are out and the conference call with analysts is about to begin. The results were better than expected. As usual we’ll be listening for hints from Oracle on the state of overall IT spending, which could have important implications for other companies including Hewlett-Packard,...
Liveblogging Oracle's Q2 Earnings Conference Call

BII MOBILE INSIGHTS: Mobile Marketing Stats You Should Know

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Mobile Insights is a new daily newsletter from BI Intelligence delivered first thing every morning exclusively to BI Intelligence subscribers. Sign up for a free trial of BI Intelligence today. Your CMO May Be Your New CIO: What That Means For Enterprise Mobility (Forbes)Marketing understands new technologies better than IT. Social media is the most obvious...
BII MOBILE INSIGHTS: Mobile Marketing Stats You Should Know

Kontagent launches iOS mobile analytics app that delivers big data analysis for your mobile business

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Mobile and social analytics provider, Kontagent, has released its iOS mobile application that gives its customers the ability to track the necessary metrics related to their mobile business initiatives. The company says that it will provide “continuous insight” into customer behavior by allowing executives, marketers, and other stakeholders to view...
Kontagent launches iOS mobile analytics app that delivers big data analysis for your mobile business
Geek of the Week: Olly Downs on stats, science and racecars

Touchalize makes video ads interactive, and can even make you the star

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One of the startups to grab our attention at LeWeb last month was Phonitive and its product Touchalize, which makes videos interactive in some interesting ways. Designed with marketing in mind, Touchalize is touchscreen-focused and allows end users to manipulate video. Watching an ad for a new car but want...
Touchalize makes video ads interactive, and can even make you the star
The evolution of the chief customer officer -- and 3 reasons you don't need one, yet
Mixpanel launches Activity Feed to help understand individual user activity
Mall App Tracks Shoppers With Ultrasonic Device
Why early-stage investors should be pumping up their startups with data
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