Want to master the CMO role? Join us for GrowthBeat Summit on June 1-2 in Boston
, where we'll discuss how to merge creativity with technology to drive growth. Space is limited and we're limiting attendance to CMOs and top marketing execs. Request your personal invitation here
Dell said it has agreed to buy Zing Systems, a Mountain View, Calif. company that provides wireless download technology for mp3 or digital players. The terms were undisclosed.
Dell said it bought the company (see statement) to help its consumer business, but did not specify what devices would be supported with Zing’s WiFi access technology.
Although Zing doesn’t solve the wireless download problem for Apple’s iPod/iPhone, it does it for other mp3 or digital players, such as the Sansa (image left) from Sandisk, and Stiletto satellite radio players from Sirius. We covered the company’s launch here.
It had raised $13 million earlier this year from IDG Ventures Boston and Redpoint Ventures, for a total of just under $20 million in backing.
VentureBeat’s VB Insight team is studying email marketing tools.
Chime in here, and we’ll share the results