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Intuit acquired Email Marketing Platform Mailchimp for $12 billion
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Intuit acquired Email Marketing Platform Mailchimp for $12 billion

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., 14th Sept 2021-- Intuit (Nasdaq: INTU), the global technology platform has agreed to acquire Mailchimp, a leading email marketing platform for approximately $12 billion in cash and stock deal. After this acquisition Intuit's planning to become an AI-driven marketing platform using the center of small business growth; and to disrupt the small business mid-market. Mailchimp brings to Intuit technology at scale along with global customer reach. Founded in Atlanta, GA in 2001, Mailchimp began by offering email marketing solutions and evolved into a global leader in customer engagement and marketing automation fueled by a powerful, cutting-edge AI-driven technology stack. Global customer reach with 13 million total users globally, 2.4 million monthly activ...
Google to Shut Down its Mailing App ‘Inbox’ from March 2019
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Google to Shut Down its Mailing App ‘Inbox’ from March 2019

The technology giant Google that has been launching a lot o new apps for a long time, is now set to shut down its alternate mailing app "Inbox". The platform will discontinue from March 2019 and the company is giving users time to shift to the traditional Gmail by the time. Inbox was launched by Google in 2014 as an innovative new email app that lived alongside Gmail. It acted as an experimental platform for the company to try newer mailing features that could be incorporated in Gmail later. But unfortunately, the new platform could not attract a good number of user base and updates to justify its existence and thus, Google has taken a step to shut is down forever."We want to take a more focussed approach to help us bring the best email experience to everyone. As a result, we're planning t...
Gawker Media Pays Dr. Shiva Ayyadurai, Inventor Of Email, $750,000 Settlement
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Gawker Media Pays Dr. Shiva Ayyadurai, Inventor Of Email, $750,000 Settlement

Gawker Media has paid Dr. Shiva Ayyadurai a $750,000 settlement payment and later this month will permanently remove its libelous article about him, which denied Dr. Ayyadurai's invention of email.   Victory over Gawker Media "This is a historic victory for truth," declared Dr. Ayyadurai. "Americans have no tolerance for fake news, lies or cyberbullying. A 14-year-old kid working in Newark, New Jersey in 1978 invented email. This settlement honors that innovation." There is no reasonable dispute that Dr. Ayyadurai is the inventor of email. The full press kit contains more than 20 testimonials from leading technology experts and numerous Ph.D.s. The press kit also includes two extensive research papers prepared by well-respected academic university professors and scientists exp...
Power of Email Marketing-  $38 in Revenue, For Just $1 Investment
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Power of Email Marketing- $38 in Revenue, For Just $1 Investment

Email marketing allows you to reach a highly targeted audience at a low cost. In fact, experts at Campaign Monitor, an email marketing company, estimate that an effective email marketing message has the potential to result in $38 in revenue, for just $1 of marketing investment. Here are some email marketing conversion tips all small businesses can use: Include descriptive tags with your images - Online publication MarketingCharts cites data revealing that the average person receives more than 400 commercial emails a month. Emails that include images can help your small business stand out in an already-crowded inbox, especially if you choose those that evoke an emotional response to a product, a promotional campaign concept, or your brand. However, email marketing now comes with a “catch ...
Push Notifications Have Higher Engagement Rates Than SMS or Emails
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Push Notifications Have Higher Engagement Rates Than SMS or Emails

E-commerce giants unanimously agree that more than 50% of their transactions happen on mobile devices and the figure is expected to reach more than 70% by 2019. Amid the advent of cheap data plans, increasing broadband connections and plummeting prices of mobile devices, the users' engagement like push notifications on mobile is higher than yesterday. Reflecting on this latest trend and the rapid growth in the mobile sector, WebEngage recently hosted a panel discussion on 'Mobile Growth'. The panelists included Avlesh Singh - CEO of WebEngage, Zishaan Hayath - CEO of Toppr, Nischal Shetty - CEO of Crowdfire and Sidharth Verma - CEO of Beewise among others. They stressed on the need to not stop relying on organic channels who give 100% authentic users rather than pricey channels who may ...
Inventor Of Email, Dr. Shiva Ayyadurai, Sues Gawker Media
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Inventor Of Email, Dr. Shiva Ayyadurai, Sues Gawker Media

Dr. Shiva Ayyadurai filed suit today in the U.S. District Court in Boston, Massachusetts against Gawker Media LLC, its writer Sam Biddle, its editor John Cook, and its founder/CEO Nick Denton. Dr. Ayyadurai is a world-renowned scientist, inventor, philanthropist and entrepreneur. He holds four degrees from MIT, including a Ph.D. In 1978, Dr. Ayyadurai invented email: the electronic mail system as we know it today. In 1982, the United States Copyright Office granted Dr. Ayyadurai the first U.S. Copyright for "email," in which his authorship included that he "created and wrote entire text of the computer program. " At that time, copyright law was the only way to protect software inventions because it was not until 1994 that the U.S. Courts ruled that computer programs were patentable ...
Google Allegedly Planning To End Gmail- Source
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Google Allegedly Planning To End Gmail- Source

It appears that search engine giant Google is slowly killing its hugely popular e-mail service, Gmail. No, this doesn't mean that you are losing your e-mail account, but Google is migrating its e-mail services to ‘Inbox By Gmail’. The company has reportedly started notifying users of its experimental 'Inbox By Gmail' service that the new service has replaced their existing Gmail account.   Inbox was launched in October 2014 with aims to help Gmail users better organize emails and display information such as appointments, flight bookings and package deliveries in a more user-friendly way. The app is available on the Web as well as on Android smartphones and iPhones.
Dr. V A Shiva Ayyadurai: The Indian Who Invented E-MAIL
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Dr. V A Shiva Ayyadurai: The Indian Who Invented E-MAIL

A scientist, inventor and entrepreneur from India. But there is more to know about the inventor of EMAIL. Dr VA Shiva Ayyadurai, now living and working in the US, left India as a seven-year-old with his parents and in 1979, as a high school student, he developed an electronic version of an interoffice mail system, which he called "EMAIL" and copyrighted in 1982 against all odds. So he is widely credited as being the inventor of email. The Smithsonian National Museum of American History incorporated the paperwork documenting the creation of his program into their collection.   He has since acquired four degrees from MIT, taught there and has several innovations and patents to his name. And it’s not only his brilliant credentials that one should look up to, but also there is a...