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Penton Acquires iNET Interactive

Penton announced that it has acquired iNET Interactive, a leading event and digital information company that focuses on the booming Cloud, Hosting and Data Center segments of the technology sector.  Industry sources expect these segments to experience annual growth of 25-30% in the years ahead.  “A core element of our strategy is creating scaled positions in advantaged sectors.  This acquisition doubles ... Read More »

LexisNexis to Enter Chinese Auto Insurance Market Through Joint-venture with Jing You

LexisNexis® Risk Solutions has announced its intention to create a joint-venture with Jing You, a leading private supplier of data, software and services to the insurance industry in the People’s Republic of China. The joint-venture will supply data to insurance companies in China and be based in Beijing. The partnership is part of LexisNexis Risk Solutions’ strategy of internationalizing its ... Read More »

Acxiom and Weibo Launch Big Data Marketing Platform “Audience Onboard”

New Platform Helps Advertisers Unleash the Value of First Party Data to Improve Audience Reach Acxiom® announced a strategic partnership with Weibo Corporation (Weibo), China’s leading social media platform.  As part of the relationship, Weibo will leverage the Acxiom Audience Operating System® (AOS ®) to deliver greater digital marketing efficiency to its advertisers in a privacy-compliant way via Acxiom’s data ... Read More »

Hearst Corporation to Acquire 80% Stake in KUBRA Data Transfer Ltd.

B-to-B Investment Puts Hearst in Leading Position to Provide Enhanced Digital Bill Delivery & Payment Services to Customers Across Many Industries Hearst Corporation announced the acquisition of an 80 percent stake in KUBRA Data Transfer Ltd., a leading provider of digital bill delivery and payment services with offices across North America.  The investment puts Hearst in a leading position to provide ... Read More »

Eric Haller Appointed to Lead Experian DataLabs Globally

Experian® announced that Eric Haller will be the executive vice president of Experian DataLabs.   Designed to help Experian clients and businesses throughout the world, Experian DataLabs will solve strategic marketing and risk-management problems through an advanced data analysis process, research and development. Experian DataLabs operate in a compliant, safe and secure environment for both internal and collaborative research to take ... Read More »

Veda Acquires ITM Adding to its Suite of Superannuation Focussed Solutions

Veda announced the acquisition of ITM … The Data Specialist (ITM), the business responsible for setting the standard of data audits within the superannuation industry.  The acquisition provides Veda’s superannuation customers with access to ITM’s data audit capabilities, and the specialised data interrogation tool DataSapient. In turn, ITM customers will benefit by not only being able to identify data integrity issues, but ... Read More »

Connotate Awarded Patent for Automated Quality Control of Webdata

Innovations in Web data delivery and Advanced Pattern Recognition to Ensure Consistency of Large-Scale Webdata Extractions Connotate, the enterprise-grade datapipe for Web-sourced information, or Webdata, announced the award of its sixth patent, U.S. Patent No. 8,666,913.  Connotate received this patent for its innovative use of advanced pattern recognition techniques that automatically identifies inconsistencies in data formats during large-scale Web data extractions. Connotate’s ... Read More »

D&B Launches Significantly Enhanced D&B360 Data Cloud Connector for Oracle Eloqua

D&B (NYSE:DNB) introduced D&B360TM for Eloqua 2.0, a redesigned version of its award-winning integrated solution for Oracle Eloqua Marketing Automation. Customers of Oracle Eloqua can use D&B360 to integrate business insights into their workflows, enabling sales and marketing teams to pinpoint better opportunities and drive revenue growth. The enhanced D&B360 solution is the latest addition to the Oracle Eloqua AppCloud, an ... Read More »

Connotate Names Laura Teller Chief Strategy Officer

Connotate, Inc., provider of Web data extraction and monitoring solutions, announced that Laura Teller has joined the company as its first Chief Strategy Officer.  In that role, she will be responsible for developing and executing the company’s product and marketing strategies. “There are over 700 million websites globally today, containing an almost immeasurable amount of valuable data on markets, competitors, ... Read More »

Datawatch and MarkLogic Announce a Global Strategic Alliance

Datawatch Corporation (NASDAQ-CM: DWCH), a provider of visual data discovery solutions, announced a new global strategic alliance with MarkLogic Corporation, the leading Enterprise NoSQL database platform. The combination of technologies created by this partnership for the first time enables the value of all enterprise data–including streaming real-time sources–to be exploited. With it, organizations can store, access and visualize massive amounts ... Read More »

Connotate Promotes Tom Williams to Chief Operating Officer

Connotate, Inc. announced the promotion of Tom Williams to Chief Operating Officer. Williams previously served as Vice President of Operations and Professional Services at Connotate, leading the Operations and Professional Services Organization (PSO) teams. “As our client base continues to grow and the Big Data industry matures, there was an immediate need for an experienced leader to guide customer partnerships ... Read More »

D&B Q4 Revenues Up 4% – Full Year Up 1%

D&B’s core and total revenue for Q4 was up 4% year over year, before the effect of foreign exchange (up 3% after the effect of foreign exchange). For the full year of 2013 core revenue was up 1% year-over-year, both before and after the effect of foreign exchange.  Total revenue was flat year over year before the effect of foreign ... Read More »

Neustar 2013 Revenues Grew by 8% to $902 Million

Neustar, Inc. (NYSE: NSR), a trusted, neutral provider of real-time information services and analytics, announced its financial results for 2013: Revenue for the year totaled $902.0 million, an 8% increase from $831.4 million in 2012. This increase was due to stronger demand for our Marketing Services and Data Services and an increase in NPAC fixed-fee revenue in Data Registries. Operating ... Read More »

Mobius Knowledge Services India

Mobius is a leading provider of Data Services. Mobius is a Pioneer in extracting publicly available information and processing it to actionable business knowledge for global companies.  Mobius has been providing complete back-office services for data and content intensive industries, such as Information Providers, Media, e-Commerce, Financial Services and Real Estate. Mobius uses contemporary technologies and tools coupled with human ... Read More »