Facebook and Google reign supreme for cross screen advertising, but desktop behemoth Microsoft contends the battle for ad dollars in a ‘mobile-first’ world is far from over.
This week it unveiled its latest operating system (OS) Windows 10, and overhauled MSN in the UK, building on the recent addition of Windows Phone and Windows 8 Ads-in-Apps inventory to the Microsoft Advertising Exchange (MAX) as it attempts to underline its ares in the cross screen environment. ExchangeWire speaks with Simon [...]
Facebook and Google are among the key industry stakeholders to flaunt their wares at arguably advertising’s biggest event this this week, and a consistent theme in their messaging appears to be ‘programmatic’ and ‘cross-screen’, as the industry prepares to lay the cookie to rest.
Ad Week has kicked off in New York City, a little over a month ahead of the first ExchangeWire ATS event in the City, as well as the AppNexus Summit hosted there in [...]
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ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. And in this week’s edition: AppNexus and WPP ink landmark deal; Even more consolidation in the mobile sector; Facebook mooted to unveil new Atlas platform, and more transparency in ad tech called for by brands.
AppNexus mulls further buys after WPP deal This week’s major development was the announcement that WPP will invest $25m in AppNexus, while the ad tech firm will acquire Open AdStream for [...]
Earlier this week AppNexus and Xaxis announced a two-part deal that will see the ad tech firm acquire Open AdStream for an as yet publicly undisclosed fee, while Xaxis’ parent company WPP will invest $25m in AppNexus. Here Brian O’Kelley, AppNexus, CEO, and Brian Lesser, Xaxis, global CEO, explain to ExchangeWire the rationale behind the deal and forecasted outcomes of it.
Millennial Media has agreed to acquire mobile supply-side platform (SSP) Nexage in a deal worth $107.5m, in the latest round a period of unprecedented M&A activity in the programmatic advertising sector.
The deal announced today (23 September) will see the publicly-listed Millennial acquire Boston-based Nexage for $107.5m in cash and stock, with Michael Barrett, Millennial Media, CEO and president, claiming the purchase formed part of his ambition to offer a “full-stack solution” to advertisers, as well as [...]
Matt Harty, Experian, GM, Audience Solutions, APAC, looks at developments for the region’s third-party data market, and asks how well the programmatic advertising sector in APAC is addressing the audience disjunction problem, particularly in a market that is largely ‘mobile-first’ where cookies are becoming more-and-more redundant.
We buy, we don’t understand what we get. We store, but we can’t use a lot of what we buy, and also lose much of what we could have used. We remarket, but we have [...]
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ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. And in this week’s edition: Landmark Conversant purchase tops record period of M&A for ad tech; Mega stacks spur debate; Twitter and Microsoft step up their ad services, and European programatic market valued at over €2bn.
Alliance Data’s purchase of Conversant tops record period of M&A
The biggest story in the last few days in ad tech has been the announcement [...]
ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. And in this week’s edition: Publicis leverages Adobe’s marketing cloud; ATS London insights; Videology’s European survey and Microsoft in talks for buy Swedish gaming firm.
Publicis & Adobe Ink Global Deal
France-base Publicis Groupe used this week’s Dmexco conference in Germany to unveil a landmark deal with Adobe to unveil the Publicis Groupe Always-On Platform, an Adobe-powered marketing stack that improve marketing attribution, and [...]
This morning saw the opening of ATS London 2014 where increased transparency was universally identified as a key requirement if programmatic advertising is to become the dominant means for brands to underpin their marketing strategies by panelists and presenters. Brian O’Kelley, AppNexus, CEO, set the tone of the morning’s proceedings when he told attendees that he believed that many investors – Wall Street in particular – did not understand the functions of ad tech firms, and the valuation of ad tech firms that [...]
Gareth Davies, Adbrain, CEO, and ExchangeWire columnist, discusses the benefits of establishing an industry standard way of targeting audiences in a mobile-first world, as well as an alternative scenario where the industry is controlled by a few vested interests.
Programmatic players are enjoying their time in the industry spotlight as they continue to attract large investment rounds, or eye potentially lucrative public listings. But this quest for investment returns means that every tier of the market must attempt to alter the [...]
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