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Shopzilla Bulks Up On Programmatic Media-Buying, Plans Multiscreen Products

By Kelly Liyakasa, AdExchanger Shopzilla, the comparison shopping site started in 1996 during the beginning stages of the ecommerce explosion, acquired on Wednesday programmatic media-buying platform Connexity to ramp up its audience-buying efforts. Shopzilla will integrate Connexity into its audience-activation division, Aisle A, formed one year ago to facilitate display ad sales and retargeting on…


Shopzilla sheds light on shopping habits

In January, Tada, Shopzilla’s coupon website, leveraged data analytics in a creative way by uncovering exactly which shoppers are the most coupon-addicted and what gifts shoppers ranked as the least enjoyable this past holiday season. Tada’s research uncovered an interesting detail about how the wealthy stay wealthy: they’re extreme couponers. Tada’s study of 8,498 online shoppers found that 65…


Symphony Technology Group and Evidera acquire Archimedes

In the U.S., the quality and cost of healthcare are in the forefront of everyone’s minds, especially where the healthcare and insurance industries seem to be in a constant state of flux with the new national policies. Recently, Symphony Technology Group (STG) and Evidera, a leading provider of evidence-based solutions for the healthcare industry, made…


SymphonyAM’s Mobiletasking Index Shows 78 Percent Of Consumers Utilized Mobile Apps During The Big Game

Data released today from Symphony Advanced Media (SymphonyAM), the technology leader in single source cross-media measurement, revealed that 78 percent of Big Game viewers engaged in mobiletasking – the concurrent usage of a smartphone or tablet while watching a TV broadcast. When it comes to apps, Facebook led the pack with 29 percent of male and 39…


Business Leader Paul Slakey Joins Findly As Executive Vice President Of Account Services

Findly, the on demand talent market leader and a Symphony Technology Group (STG) company, announced today that Paul Slakey has joined the company as its new Executive Vice President of Account Services. In this strategic role, he is responsible for overseeing Findly’s existing Account Services functions and leading the newly created Strategic Accounts, Customer Success and Renewals…


First Advantage Expands Leadership Team in Asia Pacific Region with Strategic New Hires

First Advantage, a Symphony Technology Group (STG) company and the leading global provider of background screening analytics and identity solutions, today announced that it is increasing its investments  in the Asia Pacific region and expanded its leadership team with the addition of international business executives, Matthew Glasner and Jay Wang. As part of the company’s…


Richard Rossow Named India Chair Of US Think Tank

By Business Standard Richard Rossow has been named the Wadhwani Chair in US-India Policy Studies the Centre for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS), a leading Washington think tank. Rossow, who served the last two years as head of the South Asia practice at McLarty Associates and previously as director of operations at the US-India Business…


Evidera Announces Release of FDA Draft Guidance on Use of the “EXACT” to Measure Symptoms of COPD Exacerbations

 Evidera, a leading provider of evidence-based solutions for the healthcare industry, announced that the Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER), U.S. Food and Drug Administration, has released its first draft qualification guidance document for a patient-reported outcome (PRO) measure in drug development: Qualification of Exacerbations of Chronic Pulmonary Disease Tool [EXACT] for Measurement of Symptoms…


Archimedes, a Leader in Healthcare Simulation is Acquired by Evidera, a Symphony Technology Group Company

Symphony Technology Group (STG), a technology and services-focused private equity firm, and Evidera, a leading provider of evidence-based solutions for the healthcare industry, today announced the acquisition of Archimedes, a San Francisco-based healthcare modeling company and wholly owned subsidiary of Kaiser Permanente. No other terms of the deal were disclosed. “The acquisition of Archimedes by STG…