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  • Mobile Soars in Eastern Europe; AppNexus Acquired by AT&T

    ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: Eastern Europe Is Biggest Growth Market for Mobile Advertising; AppNexus Acquired by AT&T; Eyeo Launches AI-Powered Ad Block Detector; Ligatus Has Entered [...]

  • IAB Releases GDPR Framework; OpenX Removes Video Ad Format

    ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: IAB Releases GDPR Framework: Call for Feedback; OpenX Bans 300×250 Video; Improve Digital Offers First-Price Auction Option; New Custom Bid Algorithms at Amobee; and Rubicon [...]

  • Mobile Dominates Video Views Worldwide; Next Phase of SpotX-Smartclip Merger

    ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: Mobile Drives Video-Viewing Figures; Next Phase in SpotX & smartclip Merger; PulsePoint Buys Ad Vitality Lab; Taboola Partners with Bauer Media UK; and [...]

  • Programmatic Direct Proves Relationships Are Still at the Heart of Advertising

    More control, more transparency – more ROI. Programmatic direct has everything going for itself. In this op-ed for ExchangeWire, Richard Kidd (pictured below), VP, head of business development, OpenX, looks at the reason for programmatic direct’s meteoric rise and its [...]

  • A Powerful Ad Buying Tool: Maximising Programmatic Direct Performance

    Speed or certainty – when programmatic first emerged, buyers had to choose between the two. They could opt for real-time bidding (RTB) and large-scale efficiency, or traditional direct deals and guarantees of inventory. It’s not surprising that the arrival of programmatic [...]

  • Programmatic Direct is Taking Over

    Programmatic display advertising was tipped to generate ad spends of £2.5bn in the UK this year. Compared to 2013, the market will have grown by nearly 500%. Similarly aggressive trends are predicted pretty much all over the world. The single [...]

  • Facebook Updates Metrics & Reporting; LiveRamp Buys Arbor and Circulate

    ExchangeWire round up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: Facebook updates metrics and reporting; LiveRamp buys Arbor and Circulate; IAB and ISBA cooperate on mobile buying handbook; Snapchat IPO is coming; More [...]

  • Publishers on Programmatic in Finland

    According to statistics from earlier this year, programmatic advertising is really taking off in Finland. Looking at ad sales from December 2015, the Association of Finnish Advertisers found that 75% of advertisers engaged in programmatic buying of ads. Sounds like [...]

  • Algorithms Can Teach Us About Ourselves: The Power of Automation

    3 November, 2016 marks the third year of the Xaxies Awards in the UK – the annual awards held by Xaxis to celebrate the best of programmatic technology and advertisers’ campaigns. This year, Simone Giertz, 25-year-old inventor, robotics enthusiast, and YouTube [...]

  • AT&T Buys Time Warner; Criteo Launch Predictive Search

    ExchangeWire round up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: AT&T acquire Time Warner; Predictive search by Criteo; Support for DigiTrust; MediaMath integrat with AdX; DAX Listener ID; Vertical video by Teads; [...]