Facebook for 6-Year-Olds? Welcome to Messenger Kids

Facebook says it built Messenger Kids, a new version of its popular communications app with parental controls, to help safeguard pre-teens who may...
DirecTV Now announces new features for 2018 as it passes 1 million subscribers

DirecTV Now announces new features for 2018 as it passes 1 million subscribers

Just over a year after the service launched, live TV streaming service DirecTV Now has topped 1 million subscribers, Variety reports. To celebrate,...
Foursquare VP of business development Mike Harkey has left for Google

Foursquare VP of business development Mike Harkey has left for Google

Foursquare’s VP of business development Mike Harkey, who has been with the company for more than five years,...
Sisense acquires Periscope Data to build integrated data science and analytics solution

Sisense acquires Periscope Data to build integrated data science and analytics solution

Sisense announced today that it has acquired Periscope Data to create what it is calling a complete data science and analytics platform for...

Amazon’s Echo Dot for kids is all about the upsell

Earlier this week, Amazon released an Echo speaker made just for kids. The speakers go on sale May 9 and cost $80. That’s...
Google-incubated AdLingo uses chatbot integration to create conversational ads

Google-incubated AdLingo uses chatbot integration to create conversational ads

“Conversational marketing” is a phrase that I hear a lot, but when the team at AdLingo uses it, they mean something specific —...

The state of the IPO market

Well, that was not exactly what happened — though 2017 was a good year for IPOs compared to previous years. Despite strong public...
Leena AI builds HR chatbots to answer policy questions automatically

Leena AI builds HR chatbots to answer policy questions automatically

Say you have a job with a large company and you want to know how much vacation time you have left, or how...

EA CEO posts his first direct response to the Madden tragedy

Electronic Arts continues to deal with the fallout of the mass shooting at a Madden tournament in Jacksonville on Sunday, August 26. Professional...
How do startups actually get their content marketing to work?

How do startups actually get their content marketing to work?

  Even the best growth marketers fail to get content marketing to work. Many are unwittingly using tactics from 4 years ago that no...