Friday, January 11, 2019

Nike Expands its Relationship with a China-based Big Data Company
Gridsum Press Release

Gridsum, “a leading provider of cloud-based big-data analytics and artificial intelligence solutions in China,” announced that it’s expanding its relationship with Nike to work on “data analysis, consulting, and data modelling services.”

As part of the relationship, Nike will use Gridsum’s technology to analyze consumer behaviors across its marketing channels in order to created “highly-targeted marketing content, improve its portfolio of products and build sophisticated customer profiles.”

Chariot Shuttles Shuts Down
Company Blog Post

The commuter shuttle service, which was acquired by Ford in 2016, announced that it’s closing its operations by the end of March of this year.

According to the company, it has provided more than 3 million rides to commuters across the US and UK since it launched five years ago.

Oracle Teams Up with The San Francisco Giants
Press Release

The technology company announced that it has entered into a partnership with the Major League Baseball team that will provide Oracle with naming rights to its ballpark.

Dubbed “Oracle Park”, the 20-year deal will last through 2038.

Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.