• TF1 & M6 Propose Merger; Vungle Acquires TreSensa

    In today’s ExchangeWire news digest: TF1 and M6 propose merger; Vungle acquires TreSensa; Kochava secures DigiCenter purchase. TF1 and M6 propose merger French broadcasters TF1 and M6 have entered into exclusive talks to merge with the aims of competing with online streaming [...]

  • Machine Learning in Cookieless Solutions: Q&A with Simon Halstead, Verizon Media

    In this exclusive interview, ExchangeWire speaks to Simon Halstead, Vice President Exchange and Supply International, Verizon Media, to discuss how machine learning can be applied to contextual solutions to provide reach and scale in cookieless environments. What are the key opportunities [...]

  • Reframing The Industry: The MadTech Middleware

    The ad ecosystem map has been a staple of this industry for a good decade. From Scott Brinker’s Sistine Chapel martech work to the omnipresent ‘tidy box’ vendor map, we have used these resources to better understand the multitude of [...]

  • IDFA, Anti-Competition, and the Refocusing of Ad Tech

    Shortly before Google sounded the death knell for the third-party cookie, Apple revealed that the long-mooted deprecation of its Identifier for Advertisers (IDFA) would take place in the Spring as part of an iOS 14 beta release. As part of the [...]

  • Broadsign Partners with AdMobilize; TVSquared Launches Always-On Attribution Platform

    In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up key industry updates on ad tech from around the European region – in this edition: Broadsign partners with AdMobilize; TVSquared launches always-on attribution platform; 64% increase in mobile adblocking; PubMatic releases video monetisation [...]

  • How the Best Service-Layer Companies May Turn the Tables on Big Brands

    There has been much conversation around direct-to-consumer (DTC) brands, and why and how they are causing such disruption to the traditional marketing model and the way they engage with the service layer. Writing exclusively for ExchangeWire, Jay Friedman (pictured below), president [...]

  • Last-Click Attribution Is Failing Marketers: Q&A with Amit Dar, Taptica

    User acquisition is evolving. Where it used to be all about the number of installs, developers are becoming smarter and more discerning about campaign metrics and tying acquisition activity back to the bottom line. Now it’s about finding the highest [...]

  • Bladerunner or Run of the Mill? The Evolution of Out-of-Home Advertising

    At the Cannes Lions festival last week, Clear Channel International brought together experts from across the advertising ecosystem to discuss the future of out-of-home advertising and its evolution from broadcast to narrowcast. ExchangeWire’s Ciaran O’Kane moderated the discussion between Donna Vieira, [...]

  • We Need to Talk About Frequency

    A lot has been written about the complexity (and accuracy) of cross-device audience measurement in digital marketing – and a lot of claims are made by players in the space. However, it is often discussed in the technical context of [...]

  • APAC Marketers Need to Get Measurement Right First

    Measurement is the important piece of the puzzle Asia-Pacific marketers need to get right in order to fix what may be wrong with their programmatic campaigns. “I would always start with measurement”, Attila Jakab, Infectious Media’s managing director, said in [...]