Apple updates its analytics service with new metrics showing how apps get discovered

Apple yesterday updated its App Analytics service for mobile app developers on iTunes Connect, which will now offer more detail on how users found an app – whether through browsing or searching

Facebook analytics gets smarter with Automated Insights and Custom Dashboards

Facebook's VP of Partnerships, Ime Archibong, announced updates to Facebook Analytics as well as Facebook Login and Account Kit during his F8 keynote address. Analytics is getting greater customizabil

Commission your own traffic and construction studies without ever leaving bed using SpaceKnow

The number of things that can be done from the comfort of one's own bed has increased in recent years — shopping, banking and now geospatial analytics. OK, it doesn't sound sexy, but it might give y

Foursquare is launching an analytics platform to help retailers understand foot traffic

While Foursquare started as a social check-in app, the company has always said there is a bigger picture -- mainly related to unique ways of leveraging its database of check-ins at nearly 100 million

Piwik Pro raises $2 million to truly liberate your analytics

You know when you set up a website and you add a Google Analytics tracker to see how many visitors you have? What you’re actually doing is giving Google and other parties access to your stats an

Twitter’s Moments get their own analytics

Twitter Moments, Twitter’s own take on short-form content told as a series of connected tweets, are today getting their own analytics, the company announced today. This will allow Moments’

GeoVisual Search from Descartes Labs makes the Earth searchable

Scavenger hunts just got significantly more tactical with Descartes Labs’ new GeoVisual Search. Finding shipping containers, runways and even parking lots on a global scale is no problem with th

Facebook updates Analytics for Apps with improved segmentation and domain-level reporting

Facebook has launched an update to Analytics for Apps, its cross-platform analytics platform for developers who want to track how their users engage with their sites, bots and apps. The promise of An

SAP adds AI and integrated analytics in latest cloud release

SAP is about as traditional a legacy vendor as you are likely to find, delivering complex on-prem ERP solutions for the largest organizations on the planet. But like everyone else, SAP sees a future i

Propulse employs deep learning to power product recommendations for retailers

Propulse Analytics is launching today with $1.4 million in seed financing to equip retailers with deep learning for product recommendations. Backed by Wobemail Online Services LLP and Stradigi Ventur

Zoopla to buy house price valuer Hometrack for £120M to beef up its data services

UK property listings site Zoopla is splashing out £120 million in cash (~$150M) on a big purchase of its own -- announcing its intention today to acquire real estate analytics firm Hometrack as it lo

Why even the best tech couldn’t give us a precise inauguration headcount

Alternative facts aside, attendance at President Trump’s inauguration was low. Citing crowd scientists from Manchester Metropolitan University in Britain, the New York Times reported an esti

TellusLabs wants to help us better understand our planet

If you’ve spent time following companies like Orbital Insight and Descartes Labs, you might assume the geospatial analytics race has been won. But TellusLabs thinks, on the contrary, that the

Segment adds Google BigQuery to expand its customer data platform

Segment helps businesses manage all their data from services like Google Analytics, Mixpanel and Salesforce — and send that data to a variety of destinations, whether it’s an attribution prod

Meet Aiden, your new AI coworker

Let’s say you want to know where one of your digital marketing campaigns is getting the most traction: Twitter or Facebook. You might need to check several dashboards across your social account

Elastic brings order to its product line with Elastic Stack

For the last several years, Elastic has offered a range of analytics and visualization tools to go with its open source search engine. Today, it announced it was pulling those pieces together into an

Zendesk expands beyond the help desk

Zendesk has always been known as a customer service cloud application, and while its focus remains on the customer, it is attempting to expand the mission using data to drive communication and underst

Alluxio launches its memory-centric storage system for big data workloads

Alluxio, formerly known as Tachyon, raised a $7.5 million Series A round led by Andreessen Horowitz earlier this year. Today, the company is launching the first commercial product based on its open s

Dataiku grabs $14 million for its collaborative data science platform

French startup Dataiku has been profitable for the past three years. But the company wants to go further and is raising a $14 million Series A round led by FirstMark Capital with all existing investor

Base wants to compete with the big boys in the CRM artificial intelligence game

Base isn’t the biggest player in a crowded CRM market by any means, but it’s not shying away from a fight with industry giants like Salesforce, Microsoft, Oracle and SAP. This week it i
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