NEWSLETTER:
Email:

News

Amazon.com and Yahoo! to Deliver Keynotes at Predictive Analytics World, February 18-19, 2009, in San Francisco

The business-focused event for predictive analytics professionals, managers and commercial practitioners, Predictive Analytics World, announced the keynotes and agenda for its San Francisco event, February 18-19, 2009. Through real-life case studies and expert discussions, the goal of the event is to strengthen the business impact of predictive analytics deployment and establish new opportunities and best practices in the field. Keynote speakers include Usama Fayyad, PH.D., chief data officer for Yahoo, Andreas Weigend, PH.D., former chief scientist for Amazon.com and Eric Siegel, PH.D., conference chair for Predictive Analytics World.

On Wednesday, February 18 at 9:00 a.m. PST, Siegel will present, "Five Ways to Lower Costs with Predictive Analytics." In tough economic times, businesses have the tendency to focus less on increasing returns and more on decreasing costs. In this session, Siegel will discuss how predictive analytics can help attendees market more optimally and filter out high risk prospects, leading to decreased spending on marketing efforts.

That afternoon, at 1:15 p.m. PST, Fayyad will discuss, "New Challenges in Predictive Analytics: Social Networking, Direct-Response Marketing, and Understanding Customer Behavior." The expanding scope of interactive media, including social media and behavioral targeting, offers deeper insight into customers’ intent than ever before. Fayyad will present examples of such applications as well as challenges, and case studies to illustrate the power of understanding and harnessing this data.

On day two of the conference, February 19, Weigend will deliver the morning keynote at 11:00 a.m. PST, topic to be announced.

In addition to the insightful keynotes, Predictive Analytics World is the only conference of its kind delivering vendor-neutral sessions across verticals such as banking, financial services, e-commerce, entertainment, healthcare, high technology, insurance, non-profits, publishing, and retail. The agenda features case studies from leading companies such as 3M, Charles Schwab, Chase, Google, Wells Fargo and more.

To view the complete conference agenda, visit: http://www.predictiveanalyticsworld.com.

 [December 5, 2008]


Send this IT news to a friend
Recipient :
(enter the e-mail address of the recipient)

From 
(enter your name)

(enter your e-mail address)

 

Other IT news about Amazon.com

  • Amazon launches Fire TV (April 3, 2014)
  • Gameloft Optimizes Popular Games for Amazon Fire TV (April 3, 2014)
  • Amazon’s LOVEFiLM Continues to Expand Kids’ Content (January 27, 2014)
  • Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII (January 24, 2014)
  • New Video on Demand Highlights: Amazon’s LOVEFiLM expands cooperation with Tele München Group (October 7, 2013)
  • Apple store ranks poorly for usability compared to Amazon and Walmart.com for finding and buying a tablet (July 10, 2013)
  • Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos Asked: Why Does Amazon Ban Guns, But Not Extremely Violent Videos and Games? (May 28, 2013)
  • Amazon Cloud Consumers Mature as Cloudyn Doubles its Customer Base in Six Months, but Most Can Still Realize Greater Efficiency (April 30, 2013)
  • Amazon’s LOVEFiLM Announces Deal With Warner Bros. International Television Distribution (April 12, 2013)
  • Scripps Networks Interactive’s Popular Lifestyle Shows from HGTV, DIY Network, Food Network, Cooking Channel and Travel Channel Coming to Prime Instant Video and Amazon Instant Video (February 28, 2013)
  • Amazon’s Prime Instant Video Named the Exclusive Online Subscription Home of FX Series Justified (February 26, 2013)
  • Amazon and CBS Announce Expanded Content Licensing Agreement (February 13, 2013)
  • Amazon Introduces Another New Service for Game Developers: In-App Purchasing for Mac, PC and Web-based Games (January 22, 2013)
  • Amazon MP3 Store Now Optimized for iPhone and iPod touch: Amazon’s 22-Million Song Catalog Available to iPhone and iPod touch Users for the First Time (January 17, 2013)
  • Amazon Instant Video Now Available on Nintendo’s Wii Console (January 15, 2013)
  • Marware Now Shipping Four Innovative Cases for New Kindle Fire HD 7" - Continues Successful ’Made for Kindle’partnership with Amazon.com (September 11, 2012)
  • Amazon and EPIX Announce New Prime Instant Video Agreement - Prime Instant Video Selection has more than Doubled since the Launch of Kindle Fire Last Year (September 4, 2012)
  • Amazon Appstore Drives Monetization for Developers (August 31, 2012)
  • Amazon Brings Award Winning ESPN 30 for 30 Film Series to Prime Instant Video (August 21, 2012)
  • The Hunger Games Trilogy is now the Best-Selling Book Series of All Time on Amazon.com (August 17, 2012)
  • Amazon Introduces Game Connect, Adding New Digital Game Selection and Direct Delivery of Virtual Content to Customers’ Game Accounts (July 16, 2012)
  • Amazon Introduces GameCircle for Kindle Fire and Opens Up APIs for Game Developers (July 12, 2012)
  • China Projected to be on Par with U.S. as a Future Tech Innovation Leader; Cloud, Mobile to Drive Breakthroughs in Coming Years: KPMG Survey (June 27, 2012)
  • Microsoft, Google and Amazon to headline cloud computing world forum 2012 (February 7, 2012)
  • Amazon’s LOVEFiLM Expands UK Content With Sony Pictures Television Deal (December 23, 2011)
  • Warner Bros. and Amazon’s LOVEFiLM Seal Major Multi-year, Multi-layered UK Movie Partnership (November 17, 2011)
  • Amazon Web Service Providers Announce Strategic Partnership (October 17, 2011)
  • Amazon Sites Visited by 1 in 5 Global Internet Users in June (August 18, 2011)
  • Amazon to Acquire The Book Depository (July 4, 2011)
  • Retailers looking to embrace more channels in the race to diversify online (May 26, 2011)
  • Amazon.com Now Selling More Kindle Books Than Print Books (May 20, 2011)
  • Amazon launches Amazon Cloud Drive, Amazon Cloud Player for Web, and Amazon Cloud Player for Android (March 30, 2011)
  • Amazon launches its appstore (March 23, 2011)
  • Website Provides A Crowdsourced Virtual Library for Kindle (January 26, 2011)
  • Product Search Tool for Twitter Launches in Association with Amazon UK (January 24, 2011)
  • Amazon to Acquire LOVEFiLM International Limited (January 20, 2011)
  • Music on the Move-RIM and Amazon Launch Amazon MP3 for BlackBerry Smartphones (December 15, 2010)
  • LivingSocial Announces $175 Million Investment by Amazon.com (December 3, 2010)
  • Do e-Readers Have a Chance Against the iPad? (June 22, 2010)
  • Shopping Online — a Growing Wave (April 22, 2010)
  • Amazon Relational Database Service Launches in the EU Region (April 15, 2010)
  • E-book Popularity Drives Electronic Paper Display (EPD) Shipments to 417% Y/Y Growth (April 14, 2010)
  • Amazon.com Announces Kindle App for iPad (April 7, 2010)
  • Introducing “Kindle for Mac” - the Free Application for Reading Kindle Books on the Mac, Now Available in over 100 Countries (March 19, 2010)
  • Kynetx Integration with Amazon eCommerce API Expands Distribution Model of Amazon Products (March 8, 2010)
  • Amazon Expands Kindle Digital Text Platform to Enable Spanish, Portuguese and Italian Language Books in the Kindle Store (February 19, 2010)
  • Amazon Launched Kindle Development Kit - Software Developers can now Build Active Content for Kindle (January 22, 2010)
  • Amazon Announces New 70 Percent Royalty Option for Kindle Digital Text Platform (January 20, 2010)
  • Amazon Kindle DX Now for Sale to Customers in More Than 100 Countries (January 12, 2010)
  • Amazon Associates and Google Blogger Expand Monetization Opportunities for Bloggers (December 17, 2009)
  • Kindle for iPhone App Now Available From App Store In More Than 60 Countries (December 14, 2009)
  • Luidia Lets Amazon Kindle Users View eBeam Interactive Whiteboard Content (December 10, 2009)
  • Kindle Breaks Record for Sales in a Single Month During November (November 30, 2009)
  • Amazon Extends Battery Life of Newest Kindle by 85 Percent and Adds Native PDF Reader (November 26, 2009)
  • Amazon Web Services Announces Expansion into Asia in the First Half of 2010 (November 13, 2009)
  • WaveMaker, Amazon, IBM and RightScale Team on Cloud Quickstart Program (October 15, 2009)
  • Amazon Lowers Price on Kindle to $259 and Introduces New Addition to the Kindle Family of Wireless Reading Devices (October 7, 2009)
  • Intelestream Releases intelecrm on The Amazon Elastic Cloud (September 11, 2009)
  • Amazon.com Announces Next Phase of Frustration-Free Packaging: Customers and Leading Electronics Manufacturers Join the Fight Against Wrap Rage (August 27, 2009)
  • ManageEngine Introduces MSP Center Plus Hosted, an MSP Platform on the Amazon Cloud (May 22, 2009)
  • Amazon’s Kindle 2 Costs $185.49 to Build, iSuppli Teardown Reveals (April 23, 2009)
  • Amazon gains its own Xbox Live store (April 10, 2009)
  • Amazon also jumps into the used videogames market (March 10, 2009)
  • Amazon.com to Stock Speakal’s Full Line of High-Powered iPod Audio Solutions (March 6, 2009)
  • YouTube Unveils eCommerce Platform (October 9, 2008)
  • Amazon, Google, and Yahoo! Executives to Keynote at CMP Technology and O’Reilly Media’s WEB 2.0 Expo (February 13, 2007)
  • Comcast to Offer Its High-Speed Internet Service on Amazon.com, World’s Largest E-tailer (November 20, 2006)
  • IBM Files Patent Infringement Lawsuits Against Amazon.com (October 25, 2006)
  • Other IT news about Yahoo!

  • WePay Raises $15 Million in Series C Funding to Grow its Payments API for Platform Businesses (January 16, 2014)
  • Yahoo!’s Adam Besserman To Keynote Createasphere’s TransVergence Summit (July 15, 2013)
  • Yahoo! Brings Fans the Exclusive Global Online Live Stream of the Rolling Stones 50TH Anniversary Concert on December 15 (December 6, 2012)
  • TOUCHDOWN — Yahoo! Sports Scores with New Fantasy Football Features Across Multiple Devices (August 22, 2012)
  • Yahoo!: 2,000 people will be notified of job elimination (April 5, 2012)
  • Yahoo! Maktoob Presents The Internet Show in Abu Dhabi from 27-28 September 2011 (September 26, 2011)
  • Yippy (YIPI) Partners With Yahoo! (YHOO) for Education (August 5, 2011)
  • Ensequence Supports Interactive TV on Connected TV Platforms (May 17, 2011)
  • YouTube Founders Acquire Delicious from Yahoo! (April 28, 2011)
  • Yahoo! Acquires IntoNow; Technology Allows Users to Find, Discuss and Follow Television Programs (April 26, 2011)
  • Microsoft Sites Jumps to Second Place in Video Content Ranking in the US (March 18, 2011)
  • Yahoo! and Omnicom Partner to Educate Brands on the Power of Digital Storytelling (March 14, 2011)
  • Yahoo! and Microsoft Gain Ground on Google With Increased Share of Paid Clicks; Ad Environment Favorable (January 28, 2011)
  • Yahoo! Demonstrates the Future of Television With Leading TV Networks and Advertisers at CES (January 7, 2011)
  • NASA and Tech Partners Encourage Information Exchange (November 22, 2010)
  • Baidu & Yahoo! Fight for Market Share as Advertising Budgets Continue Shift to the Internet (November 16, 2010)
  • Yahoo! Transforms Communications With Faster, Easier, and More Social Yahoo! Mail Beta (October 27, 2010)
  • Paul Allen’s Interval Licensing Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against AOL, Apple, eBay, Facebook, Google, Netflix, Yahoo, YouTube and others (August 31, 2010)
  • Interval Licensing Files Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Web Search Companies (August 30, 2010)
  • Social Connect Welcomes Yahoo Personals Users to Facebook App (May 28, 2010)
  • Nokia and Yahoo! to Bring Integrated Web Services to Millions of Consumers Around the World (May 24, 2010)
  • Bing Gains Big in Q1 Search Spend - Google Up 3 Percent to Microsoft’s 10 Percent, According to WebVisible Quarterly Report (April 16, 2010)
  • Tungle Corp. Expands Its Reach to Additional 500K Worldwide Users of Gmail, Yahoo, AOL and Hotmail (April 9, 2010)
  • Yahoo! Pioneers New Era in Mobile Search; Launches Yahoo! Sketch-a-Search and Yahoo! Search iPhone Apps (March 25, 2010)
  • Yahoo! Continues to Extend Mobile Presence by Providing Millions of Telefónica Customers Across Spain (March 19, 2010)
  • Yahoo! Partners with Twitter to Integrate Content and Social Experiences from Across the Web (February 24, 2010)
  • Yahoo! and Microsoft to Implement Search Alliance (February 22, 2010)
  • Monster to Acquire HotJobs Business and Enter into Multi-year Traffic Agreement with Yahoo! (February 4, 2010)
  • Yahoo! Introduces Ad Interest Manager (December 8, 2009)
  • Yahoo! Announces Open Source Distribution of Traffic Server (November 4, 2009)
  • Bing US Market Share Stabilises but Yahoo! Continues Fall - StatCounter (November 3, 2009)
  • Yahoo! Sets Out to Personalize its Signature Yodel (October 14, 2009)
  • Yahoo! Puts Its Focus on “Y!ou” (September 23, 2009)
  • Yahoo! Signs Strategic Partnership with Matchmove Games to Offer Consumers Hundreds of Popular Casual Game Titles (September 21, 2009)
  • Research and Markets: Microsoft and Yahoo Company Analysis: Microsoft/Yahoo Deal Changes White Label Search Landscape (August 31, 2009)
  • comScore Study Highlights Challenges and Opportunities for Microsoft-Yahoo! Search Partnership (August 17, 2009)
  • Yahoo! and AT&T Interactive to Drive Consumers to Local Businesses (July 23, 2009)
  • Sonic Solutions to Deliver New Movies Via Yahoo! TV Widgets and Reach Millions of Viewers Through Internet Connected TVs (July 14, 2009)
  • Picnik.com to Provide Premium Photo Editing Direct From E-mail Accounts (June 9, 2009)
  • AdventureLink Names Senior Yahoo! Executive Jeff Dossett as CEO (June 1, 2009)
  • Yahoo! Enables Marketers to Deliver Smarter Ads on the Web and on Mobile Phones (May 25, 2009)
  • oDesk Launches oDesk Groups; Announces Partnerships with Yahoo!, Network Solutions, and More (May 15, 2009)
  • Yahoo! sets new industry privacy standard with data retention policy (December 18, 2008)
  • Competition Bureau Canada: Google Inc. Terminates Advertising Agreement With Yahoo! Inc. in Canada (November 6, 2008)
  • Yahoo! and Ticketmaster to offer tickets to internet’s largest sports and entertainment audience (October 8, 2008)
  • Novarra Extends Partnership With Yahoo! for Mobile Web Transformation (September 16, 2008)
  • Sprylogics’ Cluuz.com Search Engine Technology Leverages Yahoo! Search BOSS (July 14, 2008)
  • Yahoo! Announces Global Availability of Two New Email Domains (June 20, 2008)
  • Microsoft Issues Statement Regarding Yahoo! (June 13, 2008)
  • Yahoo! to Strengthen Competitive Position in Online Advertising Through Non-Exclusive Agreement With Google (June 13, 2008)
  • YAHOO! and McAfee Partner to Make Searching the Web More Secure For Users (May 7, 2008)
  • Microsoft Comments on Yahoo!-Google Announcement (April 10, 2008)
  • Microsoft Sends Letter to Yahoo! Board of Directors (April 7, 2008)
  • Dunkin’ Donuts and Yahoo! Partner to Help Busy People Start Their Day With the News They Need (March 10, 2008)
  • ZipLocal adds online powerhouses Google and Yahoo! Search Marketing to online advertising arsenal (March 3, 2008)
  • Microsoft Responds to Yahoo! Announcement and Reiterates Full and Fair Proposal for Microsoft-Yahoo! Combination (February 12, 2008)
  • Yahoo! Board of Directors Says Microsoft’s Proposal Substantially Undervalues Yahoo! (February 11, 2008)
  • Google responds to Microsoft’s Bid on Yahoo! (February 5, 2008)
  • Microsoft Proposes Acquisition of Yahoo! for $31 per Share (February 1, 2008)
  • Microsoft, Google, & Yahoo! Pay Millions to U.S. for Their Past Promotion of Illegal Gambling (December 25, 2007)
  • IBM Announces Enhancements to Free Enterprise Search Software (November 29, 2007)
  • Rogers and Yahoo! Expand Strategic Relationship (November 5, 2007)
  • Yahoo!, eBay and PayPal Join Forces to Fight E-mail Fraud and Phishing Scams (October 8, 2007)
  • Yahoo! Shopping First to Include Security Information in Comparison Shopping (August 15, 2007)
  • New Yahoo! Messenger for the Web Empowers Global Users to IM Anywhere, Anytime (August 2, 2007)
  • Yahoo! Enters into Deal with Halifax-based GenieKnows.com (July 11, 2007)
  • Yahoo joins TLN as online Partner (July 9, 2007)
  • Microsoft/Yahoo Merger -Significant boost for Microsoft but with thorny challenges (May 7, 2007)
  • Yahoo! Announces Agreement to Acquire Right Media (May 1, 2007)
  • Yahoo!, AOL, eBay, & Travelocity To Teach "How to Win Online" in Atlantic Canada (April 25, 2007)
  • Yahoo! Search Marketing and Mamma.com Connect Australian Internet Searches with Relevant Advertisers (March 14, 2007)
  • MTV and Yahoo! Working With Mark Burnett Productions Join Forces to Shine the Spotlight on Fans & Aspiring Filmmakers With ’MTV Movie Awards on Yahoo!’ (March 12, 2007)
  • Amazon, Google, and Yahoo! Executives to Keynote at CMP Technology and O’Reilly Media’s WEB 2.0 Expo (February 13, 2007)
  • Mamma.com Announces Search Distribution Agreement With Yahoo! Canada (February 8, 2007)
  • Yahoo! Search Marketing launches in Canada (February 6, 2007)
  • ONSPEED Announces Revenue Share Partnership With YAHOO! (February 2, 2007)
  • Opera Names Yahoo! Exclusive Global Partner for Mobile Search (January 8, 2007)
  • 3 Group and Yahoo! Extend Strategic Alliance to Bring Yahoo! Go for Mobile 2.0 and Yahoo! oneSearch to Consumers (January 8, 2007)
  • Yahoo! Re-Aligns Organization to More Effectively Focus On Key Customer Segments and Capture Future Growth Opportunities (December 6, 2006)
  • Yahoo! Chooses Teleglobe Voice Peering Services (December 4, 2006)
  • Answers.com Adds Human Insight From Yahoo! Answers (November 20, 2006)
  • Yahoo! Executive Steve Mitgang to Deliver VentureNet 2006 Keynote (September 7, 2006)
  • Yahoo! and Microsoft Bridge Global Instant Messaging Communities (July 13, 2006)
  • Yahoo! unveiled a preview of the New Yahoo! Home Page (May 16, 2006)
  •  

    Website based on SPIP, an Open Source program under GNU/GPL licence