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Duetto Secures $30M in Series C Funding to Further Accelerate its Worldwide Expansion

Duetto, the market leader in hotel and casino profit optimization technology, today announced the closing of a $30M financing led by Icon Ventures to further extend the company's global reach. Duetto's CEO, Patrick Bosworth, said, "While the explosive growth in online travel spends continue to accelerate, hoteliers are still struggling with outdated technologies that cannot keep up with today's distribution needs. In an environment of disruption in which third-party intermediaries are eating into hotel profitability, hotel owners, operators and managers are starved for technology to level the playing field and recapture revenue being lost on commissions. Duetto provides the solution."  

Teladoc

Teladoc announces pricing of Initial Public Offering

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09.2.15

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MarketLive Launches Retail Industry’s First Native Website Analytics Tool

MarketLive announced ‘MarketLive Inline Analytics’ enabling retailers to make data-informed merchandising decisions in real-time without ever leaving the MarketLive system. The native Inline Analytics tool instantly queries product SKU sales trends, past campaign performance, keywords, conversion statistics, comparable products in other categories, and other contextually-pertinent information held in the MarketLive platform. The information is presented right […]

08.31.15

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CloudPhysics Preempts Disruptions in vSphere Environments with New Release of Its Award-Winning Analytics Solution

CloudPhysics, provider of data-driven insights for smarter IT, today launched a new release of its SaaS offering, significantly expanding its analytics solution so that VMware users can preempt and eliminate operational hazards that threaten to disrupt IT operations and applications.

08.31.15

Bill.com

Bill.com and Xero Announce Direct Sync Availability for Small Businesses Everywhere

Bill.com, a leading business payments network, and Xero, global leader in cloud accounting software for small businesses, today announced the availability of their Direct Sync integration for small and medium-sized businesses. Business owners can now seamlessly sync their Xero and Bill.com accounts to integrate bill pay with online accounting—providing small business owners with a real-time […]

08.26.15

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Majority of Americans Think It Should be a Human Right to be Able to Delete or Remove Personal Information Online

According to new findings from an online study conducted by Ipsos on behalf of TRUSTe, 69% of online Americans agree that the ‘Right to be Forgotten’* should be a human right, 29% think it allows for censorship. Only 16% think the ‘right to be forgotten’ is not practical. The ‘Right to Be Forgotten’ ruling in May […]

08.26.15

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44% of British Internet Users Think The ‘Right to Be Forgotten’ Allows for Censorship

According to new findings from a study conducted by Ipsos MORI on behalf of TRUSTe, 64% of British internet users agree that the ‘Right to be Forgotten’* should be a human right, while 44% believe that it allows for censorship. One in four (24%) think the ‘right to be forgotten’ is not practical. The ‘Right to […]

08.26.15

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Teladoc and CVS: Blazing Trails in Patient Care

Since stepping into the role of Teladoc CEO six years ago, I’ve seen the company accomplish some amazing things in a short amount of time. We’re the first and only telehealth provider to go public, we’ve experienced rapid growth – with 12.5 million U.S. members connected to our network of over 1,500 physicians – and […]

08.25.15

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Adecco Group Improves Bid Efficiency by 30 Percent with Huddle

Adecco Group, the world’s leading provider of HR solutions, has today announced a 30 percent increase in bid efficiency since deploying enterprise cloud content collaboration platform Huddle. Huddle has enabled Adecco to shorten timeframes for collecting, sharing and managing the information and resources needed to prepare high quality bids by 30 percent — and close […]

08.20.15

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Yodle Launches Lighthouse 360 for Auto Repair Shops

Yodle, a leader in local online marketing, today announced that its Lighthouse 360 product is now available to auto repair shops. The customized offering combines Yodle’s proven marketing automation tools with new tools designed specifically to help local auto repair business owners manage their shop and grow profitably. With Lighthouse 360, auto repair shops can […]

08.20.15

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New Research Reveals Data Issues Represent the Biggest Challenge to DevOps Initiatives

Delphix, the market leader in Data as a Service, today announced the 2015 State of DevOps report, a new annual report designed to help understand and define the role of DevOps, its evolving best practices, and current and planned DevOps investments. In partnership with Delphix, Gleanster Research surveyed more than 2,000 DevOps leaders and practitioners […]

08.19.15

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Zephyr Health Closes $17.5 Million Series C Round

Zephyr Health, the leading insights-as-a-service company for the Healthcare industry, announced today that it has closed a $17.5 Million funding round led by Google Ventures. Current investors Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers and Icon Ventures are also participating in the round. Zephyr Health has received a total of $33.5 million funding to date.

“At Google Ventures, we look for companies that work at the intersection of data science and Healthcare,” said Blake Byers, General Partner at Google Ventures. “Zephyr Health is at the forefront of healthcare analytics. Zephyr integrates thousands of public and private data sources to provide deep, predictive insights that enable customers to accelerate time to market for drugs, diagnostics and devices.”

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