OwnID raises $6M to replace passwords with smartphone-based biometrics

The founders of OwnID, Dor Shany and Rooly Eliezerov, previously founded Gigya, a startup that wanted to make it easier to help identify customers. They sold that startup to SAP for $350 million in 20

Crunch Report | Apple’s Siri Embraces Google

Looking at Instagram's growth numbers, SAP is buying Gigya for $350 million, Apple's Siri switches from Bing to Google for web searches and Google and Levi's connected jackets now on sale. All this on

SAP buys customer identity management firm Gigya for $350M

SAP, the German enterprise software giant, today announced an acquisition to strengthen its hybris e-commerce division. It has acquired Gigya, a firm that helps online properties manage customer ident

Intel Capital Leads $35M Investment In Social Login Service Gigya

<a target="_blank" href="">Gigya</a>, a company that helps online businesses and publishers manage customer logins, is announcing that it has raised $35 million in a funding round

With 700 Customers And 1.5B Uniques, Gigya Lands $25M To Help Businesses Manage Consumer Data

It’s no secret: With Facebook, Twitter and other social platforms now woven into the very fabric of the Web, the Share-pocalypse is well underway. Of course, while it’s easy to recognize t

‘Social Infrastructure’ Provider Gigya Hires Paul Farmer, A CFO With IPO Experience

<a target="_blank" href="">Gigya</a>, which provides social login tools and other social networking and gamification features to customers like Pepsi and Verizon, has hired its fir

Google Partners With Social Infrastructure Providers Janrain And Gigya To Bring Google+ Sign-Ins To More Sites

Google today announced a new partnership with social login providers Janrain and Gigya that will bring its Google+ sign-ins to thousands of new sites. In February, Google launched Google+ sign-ins to

Gigya Says Its Social Tools Reach 1.5B Users Each Month, Making ‘Tens Of Millions’ In Annual Sales

"Social infrastructure" provider <a target="_blank" href="">Gigya</a> released some data this morning that highlights its growth over the past year. The biggest number? The 1.5 bil

Social Data: Gigya Launches User Management Platform To Put Marketers In The Driver’s Seat

Businesses understand the importance of implementing a social strategy in the Facebook Era -- and not just because it's cool, but because it can have a real effect on user engagement. Just ask Salesfo

Gigya Grabs $15.3M From Benchmark, Adobe To “Socialize” Your Business

On the Web, it's all about engagement. Site owners, administrators, content producers, eCommerce companies -- and everyone in between -- are constantly trying to find better ways to keep their custome

Want More Stickiness? Users Logging In Through Social Networks Spend 50% More Time On Site

Site owners, administrators, web business owners, content producers, and everyone in between are always trying to find the best ways to encourage visitors to spend more time on their sites. It’s har

Gigya Launches Platform To Give Businesses Access To Users’ Complete Social Identities

Many companies have begun to realize that social is not just a new channel or a new fad, it's a new way of doing business. But learning the ropes, how to use social networks and social channels, and o

Former ValueClick Exec Who Joined Gigya As CEO Jumps To … ValueClick

<img src="" class="shot2" /> <a href="">Eyal Magen</a>, founder of social sharing software maker

ShareThis Now On 1 Million Websites, Appoints Former Yahoo Marketer As CMO

<img src="" class="shot2" /> <a href="">ShareThis</a>, which you may be familiar with thanks to all the <a href="http

Facebook Drives 44 Percent Of Social Sharing On The Web

<img src=""> If you are still wondering why Google is pushing so hard with its new product Buzz, it is because it wants in on soc

Adobe Gets Into Widget Distribution And Advertising With Help From Gigya

<img src="" width="215" height="67" /> Many of the widgets scattered across the Web are made in Flash, but Adobe

Gigya: December 23rd Was Biggest Day For Our Widgets, Ever

<img src="" class="shot2" /> <a href="">Gigya</a>, the Israeli startup that helps other companies <a href="http://w

Compare iPhone App Rankings Alexa-Style

<img src='' class="border" alt='' /><a href="">MyBefia</a> is a great little site to compare Apple iPhone applications

Gigya Raises $11 Million For Two-Pronged Widget Strategy

<img src="" /> <a href="">Gigya</a> has raised $11 million in a Series C round led by <a href="http://www.crunchbas

Gigya Socialize Goes Up Against Google Friend Connect

Distributing friend connections across the web has been quite a hot topic in the Web 2.0 community as of late. MySpace, Facebook, and Google have all come out with their own initiatives for sharing so
Load More