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elevate DIGITAL Raises $3M in Series A Funding from SFX Entertainment

Written on
March 21st 2014
Author
AdotasWire

CHICAGO, March 20, 2014 – elevate DIGITAL, a leading developer of street-level digital interactive technology, announced today that it has secured $3 million in funding from SFX Entertainment, the leading producer of live events and digital entertainment content focused exclusively on electronic music culture (EMC) and other world-class festivals. Bringing ... more...

Blue Calypso Takes Early Round Over Groupon in Patent Dispute

Written on
February 20th 2014
Author
AdotasWire

DALLAS, February 20, 2014 (ADOTAS) — Blue Calypso, Inc., a marketing analytics and brand advocacy innovator, has received notice that the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) has decided not to institute a review of four claims of Blue Calypso patent number 8,438,055 (’055) despite Groupon’s petition. “Now four claims ... more...

Blue Calypso Joins Defendants Groupon, Yelp, IZEA and Foursquare in Seeking Stay of Patent Suit

Written on
January 16th 2014
Author
Mike Daly

ADOTAS (via Globe Newswire) – Blue Calypso announced today that it has filed a joint motion with defendants Groupon, Yelp, IZEA and Foursquare requesting a stay of their patent litigation until the U.S. Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) completes a Covered Business Method Review (CBMR) of the case. In ... more...

Move Over, Groupon: Amazon Flexes Its Muscles with Local Deals, Same-Day Delivery Service

Written on
December 30th 2013
Author
Richard L. Tso

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article, originally published on March 7, 2013, placed at No. 8 in our 20 most popular articles of the year. ADOTAS – With all the news about the trouble that Groupon is having in the marketplace, Amazon has stepped up its strategy to provide local deals to consumers ... more...

Why Marketers Shouldn’t Panic About Email Filters – At Least Not Yet

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November 12th 2013
Author
Dmitri Leonov

ADOTAS – Email filtering is a hot topic right now. And it’s not hard to understand why. We spend more time reading and sending emails than we do at almost anything else. How much time? The average person spends a mindboggling 28% of work time reading and responding to emails. ... more...

AFAIK, Executive Edition: Tapad, Vibrant Media, Sociomantic Labs, CraveOnline, RAPP

Written on
May 8th 2013
Author
Mike Daly

ADOTAS — With so many high-level personnel moves happening this week, we’re spinning off a special Executive Edition of our industry roundup today. Tapad, leading providers of unified cross-device advertising solutions, today announced the appointment of Michael Barrett (pictured) to the company’s Board of Directors. Barrett’s role takes effect immediately. He ... more...

Sony and Others Pushing Digital Envelope Are Most Poised for Competitive Advantage with gTLDs

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March 6th 2013
Author
Jennifer Wolfe

Companies like Sony are continuing to push the digital innovation envelope – as evidenced by the recent unveiling of the new PlayStation console with more Internet streaming options and broader integration with multiple devices. Clearly, companies that respond to consumer demand for a rich experience with multiple access points and social ... more...

Today’s Burning Question: Andrew Mason’s Ouster as Groupon’s CEO

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March 1st 2013
Author
Mike Daly

Today we asked out panel of industry leaders: What can be learned from the series of events that led to Thursday’s ouster of Groupon CEO Andrew Mason? Here’s how they responded: “”Andrew Mason’s taking the fall, but the market has steadily lost confidence in Groupon, because their model is ungrounded in sound ... more...

Another Bad Quarter Dooms Groupon Founder Mason

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March 1st 2013
Author
Adotas

Via The Washington Post: People of Groupon, After four and a half intense and wonderful years as CEO of Groupon, I’ve decided that I’d like to spend more time with my family. Just kidding – I was fired today. If you’re wondering why… you haven’t been paying attention. From controversial metrics in ... more...

Larissa’s Picks to Click: Aereo Expansion, Groupon vs. Google, Nonstop Marketing

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February 25th 2013
Author
Larissa Lohman

EDITOR’S NOTE: Adotas Editorial Intern Larissa Lohman routinely scours online media for big news and offbeat developments to share with our readers. Got your own “pick to click”? Send her a link. Was anyone else upset that “Django Unchained” didn’t win best picture? What disappointed you about this year’s Oscars? Aereo’s live television streaming ... more...