Spotify’s new ‘DJ’ feature is the first step into the streamer’s AI-powered future
Spotify has bigger plans for the technology behind its new AI DJ feature after seeing positive consumer reaction to the new feature. Launched just ahead of the company’s Stream On event in L.A.
Spotify kills its heart button to be replaced with a ‘plus’ sign
Spotify announced today that it is consolidating the heart and the “Add to playlist” icons into a single plus button, allowing users to save all songs, albums, playlists, audiobooks, podcasts or e
Spotify launches ‘DJ,’ a new feature offering personalized music with AI-powered commentary
Ahead of Spotify’s upcoming Stream On event, where the company is expected to announce a redesigned home feed and other updates, the company today launched a new AI feature called “DJ̶
Maverick leverages deepfakes for real e-commerce connection
E-commerce customers record a 30-second video once and Maverick's technology uses the voice samples to generate thousands of videos that are personalized to each customer.
25+ iOS 16-ready apps featuring Lock Screen widgets you can try today
One of the major changes with today’s launch of iOS 16 is the ability for users’ to now personalize their Lock Screen with widgets, in addition to adding widgets to the Home Screen, which
iPhone theming app ScreenKit gets ready for the iOS 16 Lock Screen with over 100 new widgets
ScreenKit, an iPhone personalization app that’s topped 12 million downloads to date, is ready to embrace the new Lock Screen customization options shipping with the release of iOS 16 on Septembe
ZineOne raises cash to help e-commerce companies predict customer behavior
In-session marketing, a form of inbound marketing that attempts to analyze and influence web and app users’ purchasing decisions, is often challenging to implement. With so much competing for co
Check out the first Disrupt Audience Choice roundtable winners
Roundtables — some of the most popular sessions at TechCrunch Disrupt — are 30-minute expert-led discussions designed for up to 20 attendees who share an interest in a particular subject. The form
Cordial, which personalizes and automates cross-channel messaging campaigns, raises $50M
Cordial, a cross-channel marketing and data management platform, today announced that it closed a $50 million Series C funding round led by NewSpring, with participation from new investor ABS Capital.
To drive more sales, use shopper-generated content to personalize emails
What separates the most effective companies from their competition is how marketing teams focus their efforts and put the data to work to deliver exceptional brand experiences.
Zoovu lands $169M to drive online product discovery experiences
The competition in e-commerce has become fiercer as the pandemic drives shoppers online. At the same time, customers have grown to expect better experiences. According to help desk software vendor Hiv
Google will allow users control how ads are personalized on Search, YouTube and elsewhere
At Google’s I/O developer conference, the company introduced a new tool that, later this year, will allow users more control and visibility over how their ads are personalized across Google̵
Movable Ink, which taps AI to personalize marketing content, raises $55M
Movable Ink today announced that it secured $55 million in a Series D funding round led by Silver Lake Waterman with participation from Contour Venture Partners, Intel Capital and others, bringing the
Jarvis ML snags $16M to help companies personalize their products
Jarvis ML, a platform offering an AI-powered personalization engine to brands selling products, services and experiences, today announced that it raised $16 million in a seed round led by Dell Technol
Mutiny, which personalizes website copy and headlines using AI, raises $50M
Advertising, particularly online advertising, isn’t a surefire way to bolster business. A report from ecommerce analytics platform Glew drives the point home: In 2015, 75% of retailers that spen
Spotify expands its music-matching playlist ‘Blend’ to work with up to 10 people, including select artists
Spotify’s popular playlist creation tool, Blend, is getting its biggest update since its offiical launch last year. The feature currently allows two Spotify users to see where their musical tast
Bloomreach, now valued at $2.2B, continues to plant seeds of customer personalization
Bloomreach powers hundreds of billions of dollars in gross merchandise value by enabling businesses to personalize customer journeys.
As startups flood the health space, bioniq launches hyper-personalised supplements
Last year we covered Longevica, which had raised $13 million after researching supplements to increase human wellness and longevity. Then there have been the exits, such as care/of, which raised $12 m
To save independent journalism, media must embrace web3 innovation
Can trust and trustworthiness be coded into the very content?
11 ways to make personalized shopping more effective and profitable
There is no longer a question of whether or not you should offer personalized digital experiences. The research shows that anything less is a death knell to your brand’s long-term success