• The Resurgence of Ad Networks: Why it’s Happening and What it Means for Advertisers

    Ahead of ATS Singapore, Travis Teo, executive director & co-founder of Adzymic, analyses the revival of ad networks. In this exclusive byline, Teo discusses what has led to this resurgence and what it could mean for the ad tech industry. As [...]

  • The Future of Ad Networks

    “Will three-martini lunches make a comeback?”  This was the question posed by Rob Beeler at this year’s ATS London as he discussed the potential sidelining of ad networks for a return to direct sold. While Rob’s keynote highlighted the more appealing [...]

  • Are AI-Powered Junk Sites a Problem for Ad Networks?

    As artificial intelligence has grown in prevalence, so too has a long-running problem for the ad industry: junk websites. Although junk on the internet is not a new issue – the term “clickbait”, for example, has been in use since [...]

  • DoubleVerify & IAS: Moving From Verification To Activation

    In this week’s MadTech Sketch, Ciaran O'Kane looks at how two heavyweights in the world of verification have been shifting focus towards activation and attention. DoubleVerify (DV) recently agreed to buy Scibids for $125m. Why did an ad verification company want [...]

  • Nexxen's Josif Zanich on Notable Ad Tech Trends in the APAC Region

    Dynamic, unique, and going through a period of immense growth, we’ve got our eye on ad tech trends shaping a region renowned for its affinity towards the innovative. We caught up with Josif Zanich, managing director APAC, Nexxen, ahead of [...]

  • What Could a Break-Up of Google’s Ad Network Mean for Tech?

    Best known as the world’s most-used search engine, Google has leveraged its vast catalogue of domains to build an ad network that has drawn the budgets of marketers almost everywhere. While highly lucrative for Google, this network has drawn the [...]

  • RTB House Launches PrimeAudience - The First Ad Network to use Protected Audience API from the Privacy Sandbox

    Today (21st June), RTB House announces the launch of PrimeAudience, the first company dedicated to utilising Chrome’s Protected Audience API and Topics API to provide advertisers with advanced behavioural targeting capabilities. As the deadline for the deprecation of third-party cookies on Chrome [...]

  • Sharethrough The First Ad Exchange to Automatically Remove High-Carbon & Made-for-Advertising Sites

    Sharethrough, one of the top global independent omnichannel ad exchanges, has announced two major initiatives that will lower carbon emissions from ad campaigns while providing brands with a cleaner advertising ecosystem: removing made-for-advertising (MFA) sites by default, and the availability [...]

  • Croud Commits to Cutting Carbon Emissions with Cedara

    Croud, the global, full-service digital marketing agency, today (April 24th, 2023) announces a new partnership with Cedara.  Cedara is the carbon intelligence platform that provides climate management solutions for businesses tackling their carbon output, is a member of the Ad Net [...]

  • The MadTech Sketch: DSP vs SSP: When Two Tribes Go To War

    In this week’s Madtech Sketch, Ciarán O'Kane outlines a looming battle between SSPs and DSPs. There was a lot of drama around the first anniversary of The Trade Desk’s (TTD) supply path optimisation (SPO) product, OpenPath. OpenPath has been positioned as [...]