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New Global Survey by Opus Research for SoundHound Inc. Reveals Business Leaders are Focused on Customized Voice Experiences

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 10:48pm
Key Points: 
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20210225006268/en/
    Opus Research and SoundHound Inc. have released new findings in a research report based on a global survey of 320 business leaders in 8 industries to determine how companies are proving the value of voice assistants.
  • (Graphic: Business Wire)
    The study also revealed that 77% are measuring the benefits of voice assistants by customer satisfaction (CSAT) and Net Promoter Scores (NPS).
  • In addition, 74% agree that controlling the brand identity and user experience are among the greatest drivers of business value from implementing voice AI strategies.
  • Opus Research is focused on the merging of intelligent assistance, NLU, machine learning, conversational AI, conversational intelligence, intelligent authentication, service automation and digital commerce.

Stewart Continues to Transform Digital Closing Process With Acquisition of Signature Closers, LLC

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 10:19pm

With their industry-leading notary panel and technology platform, Signature Closers is the perfect addition to our digital capabilities, advancing our strategic vision of accelerating, securing, and simplifying the title and closing process for our customers, said Stewart CEO Fred Eppinger.

Key Points: 
  • With their industry-leading notary panel and technology platform, Signature Closers is the perfect addition to our digital capabilities, advancing our strategic vision of accelerating, securing, and simplifying the title and closing process for our customers, said Stewart CEO Fred Eppinger.
  • Stewart is on a mission to be the Premier Title Services Company, and the foundation being the services we provide.
  • These recent acquisitions and partnerships help create an end-to-end digital product offering by utilizing complementary products and services to enhance the closing process and further improve the customer experience.
  • Broadhaven Capital Partners, LLC served as exclusive financial advisor to Signature Closers, LLC.

Laird Connectivity Adds 5G and CBRS Functionality to the OC Series of Rugged Infrastructure Antennas

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 9:50pm

AKRON, Ohio, Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Laird Connectivity , THE Antenna Authority, has launched the latest model in the OC Series of rugged infrastructure antennas.

Key Points: 
  • AKRON, Ohio, Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Laird Connectivity , THE Antenna Authority, has launched the latest model in the OC Series of rugged infrastructure antennas.
  • The OC69421 offers expanded bandwidth omnidirectional coverage of the global cellular bands including 4G, 5G, and CBRS frequencies (698-4200 MHz).
  • Visit the OC Series product page of the Laird Connectivity website for detailed product information, documentation, and links to buy directly from our distribution partners.
  • Laird Connectivity simplifies wireless connectivity with market-leading modules, antennas, IoT devices, and customer-specific wireless solutions.

AT&T & TPG to Form New Entity to Operate AT&T’s U.S. Video Unit

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 9:15pm

Following the close of the transaction, AT&T will own 70% of the common equity and TPG will own 30%.

Key Points: 
  • Following the close of the transaction, AT&T will own 70% of the common equity and TPG will own 30%.
  • TPG is the right partner for this transaction and creating a new entity is the right way to structure and manage the video business for optimum value creation.
  • Since its launch in 1994, DIRECTV has continually evolved its product, content and service to provide customers an industry-leading video offering.
  • AT&T will contribute its U.S. video business unit to the new entity in exchange for preferred units as well as a 70% interest in the common units of New DIRECTV.

Slack Announces Preliminary Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2021 Results; Acceleration Caps Off a Record Setting Year

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 9:07pm

Slack Technologies, Inc., (NYSE: WORK) today reported preliminary results for its quarter and fiscal year ended January 31, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • Slack Technologies, Inc., (NYSE: WORK) today reported preliminary results for its quarter and fiscal year ended January 31, 2021.
  • Preliminary Fourth Quarter Fiscal Year 2021 Highlights:
    Crossed over the $1 billion revenue run rate mark, with $250.6 million in total revenue for the quarter.
  • Preliminary Full Fiscal Year 2021 Highlights:
    Total revenue of $902.6 million, an increase of 43% year-over-year.
  • Estimated Preliminary Results for the Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year Ended January 31, 2021 (Unaudited):
    Set forth above are certain estimated preliminary financial results and other key business metrics for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended January 31, 2021.

Eventbrite Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2020 Financial Results

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 9:05pm

Eventbrite, Inc. (NYSE:EB), a global self-service ticketing and experience technology platform, today posted its financial results for the quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • Eventbrite, Inc. (NYSE:EB), a global self-service ticketing and experience technology platform, today posted its financial results for the quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2020.
  • You can find the Fourth Quarter 2020 Shareholder Letter on Eventbrites Investor Relations website at https://investor.eventbrite.com .
  • Our results highlight the resilience and ingenuity of Eventbrite creators, who have reimagined gathering and reinvented their businesses in the most challenging year for live events, said Julia Hartz, Eventbrite co-founder and Chief Executive Officer.
  • Eventbrite will host a live Q&A session today at 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time to discuss the companys fourth-quarter financial results.