All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘partnerships’

Twitter Reportedly Eyeing Foursquare Partnership

Twitter has a location-based element to it, but it’s not that sophisticated and it’s not really a huge part of the service. It appears the company may be looking to change that. Business Insider is quoting the ubiquitous “sources familiar with the matter”, who says that Twitter is eyeing a partnership with Foursquare, to utilize the latter’s massive databases of …

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Microsoft, Dropbox Partner On Office Integration

Microsoft and Dropbox announced a strategic partnership, which will see Dropbox integration with Microsoft Office on phones, tablets, and the web. As the announcement notes, there are already over 35 billion Office files being hosted by Dropbox. Users will be able to access Dropbox from Office apps, edit Office files directly from Dropbox (and sync them across devices), and share …

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IBM And Twitter Announce Big Enterprise Data Partnership

Twitter and IBM announced a new partnership to give enterprises Twitter data through IBM tools and services. Essentially, it’s a combination of Twitter’s “public pulse” of real-time data and IBM’s cloud-based analytics, customer engagement platforms, and consulting services. IBM will offer Twitter data as part of IBM Watson Analytics, Watson Developer Cloud and IBM Bluemix. There will also be joint …

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Etsy Brings DIY Tutorials, Tote Bags To Whole Foods Market

Etsy and Whole Foods Market announced that they have formed a partnership, which will bring DIY craft tutorials from Etsy sellers to Whole Foods stores and its website. The partnership will extend throughout this year and all of next year. To kick things off, they’ve put together a 2013 Holiday Guide, and Etsy has a Whole Foods holiday page, which …

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Twitter Partners With NBCUniversal & Comcast On ‘See It’ Feature And Ads

Comcast, NBC Universal and Twitter announced a strategic partnership on Wednesday for the creation of a feature called “See It,” which lets Xfinity TV customers access TV shows, movies and sports directly from tweets. It will debut in November on NBCUniversal networks. Comcast and Twitter are also in discussions for further integrations into Comcast’s X1 platform. With See It, Twitter …

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CNN, BuzzFeed Launch YouTube Collaboration

Viral trends webiste BuzzFeed today announced that it has partnered with CNN and YouTube to launch a new YouTube channel. According to BuzzFeed, a new channel will combine BuzzFeed’s entertainment content and CNN’s news to create new content that will be aimed squarely at engaging young people online. “There has been a massive cultural shift in how people – particularly …

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Groupon Partners With Major League Baseball

Groupon announced today that it has entered a multi-year partnership with MLB Advance Media (MLBAM), the interactive media and Internet company of Major League Baseball. As a result of the partnership, Groupon is now the official daily deals site for MLB.com. Groupon says it will be working with various teams from the league to offer more deals on tickets, official …

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TiVo To Get In On Redbox Instant

TiVo announced today that it has settled pending patent litigation with Verizon. The two companies have entered into a mutual patent licensing arrangement under which Verizon will provide TiVo “total compensation worth at least $250.4 million.” Part of the agreement involves TiVo and Verizon “exploring, among other things, future distribution of Internet video services developed through Verizon’s joint venture with …

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Twitter Turns To Revstream for Billing, Revenue Management

Twitter and Revstream announced today that Twitter has deployed Revstream’s revenue and billing management platform, integrated with Oracle’s E-Business Suite (r12). “Revstream’s platform enables Twitter to accelerate our billing cycle and improve our global revenue recognition process,” said Shanice Ma, Director of Revenue at Twitter. “With Revstream, our process is improving in both efficiency and accuracy.” That efficiency is going …

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LivingSocial, AEG Will Help You Nab VIP Passes for The Biebs

LivingSocial, the collective bargaining service helping people get discounts on everything from fish food to hibachi grills, and AEG, one of the biggest sports and entertainment presenters in the world, announced an exciting new partnership today that will bring LivingSocial members some one-of-a-kind deals when purchasing tickets to see their favorite ball team or band. Through the deal, fans will …

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Young Hollywood Network Talks New YouTube Channel

YouTube’s move to back original programming on its site is beginning to get carried out as many new channels are launching. Last year, the video portal announced that it would be adding more than 100 channels of professionally produced content from various media and production companies. The Young Hollywood Network (YHN) is one of the new partners, and it launched …

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