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  • Irish DPC Criticised Over GDPR Enforcement; Australian Court Uphold Content Liability Ruling

    In today’s ExchangeWire news digest: the Irish Data Protection Commission face criticism for failing to resolve GDPR complaints; Australia’s High Court upholds a ruling making media organisations legally responsible for readers’ social media comments; and TikTok trial expanding their ecommerce [...]

  • Australia Mulls New Digital Wallets Regulation; Axel Springer Buy Politico

    In today’s ExchangeWire news digest: Australia consider tighter regulations for digital payment systems; Politico are purchased by Axel Springer; and Dukaan raised USD $11m.   Australia mull new digital payments law The government of Australia are contemplating new laws to increase the regulation [...]

  • UK Government Explore GDPR Alternative; Heroes Raise $200m

    In today’s ExchangeWire news digest: the UK government are exploring an alternative to GDPR; UK-based ecommerce ‘roll-up’ firm Heroes have raised USD $200m; and ProbablyMonsters, a AAA game company, also raise USD $200m.   UK government look for GDPR alternative The UK government [...]

  • Future Acquire Dennis Publishing; ForeVR Games Raise USD $8.5m

    In today’s ExchangeWire news digest: Future have acquired Dennis Publishing for £300m; ForeVR Games raise total seed funding of USD $8.5m; and LATAM ecommerce startup Nuvemshop have reached a value of USD $3.1bn.   Future publisher acquire Dennis Publishing The Week and Minecraft [...]

  • Facebook Explore Putting Ads in WhatsApp; Loship Raise $12m

    In today’s ExchangeWire news digest: Facebook are reportedly exploring bringing ads to WhatsApp; Vietnamese ecommerce delivery service Loship raise USD $12m in a pre-series C funding round; and Tumblr introduce a paid subscription option “Post+”.   Facebook mull bringing ads to WhatsApp Facebook [...]

  • S4 Acquire Destined; Samsung's Profits Rise Amid Chip Demand

    In today’s ExchangeWire news digest: ad giant S4 Capital have acquired marketing firm Destined; high demand for memory chips send Samsung’s profits up; and Japanese trainer re-seller SODA raise USD $56.4m in a series C funding round.   S4 Capital acquire Destined S4 [...]

  • Ad Spend to Rise, Say Zenith; Swvl Go Public Via SPAC Deal

    In today’s ExchangeWire news digest: Zenith’s latest Advertising Expenditure Forecasts report finds that ad spend is set to rise; Egyptian ride-sharing service Swvl go public through a SPAC merger; and Twitter make a fresh effort to get into ecommerce.   Ad spend [...]

  • Paytm to go Public; China Issue Tech "Rectification" Program

    In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up key industry updates in media, marketing, and commerce, from around the globe. In this edition: Indian digital payments leader Paytm plan to go public; China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology issue a [...]

  • Walmart Begin Selling eCommerce Tech; Facebook Financial Growth Fastest in 5 Years

    In today’s ExchangeWire news digest: Walmart have partnered with Adobe to make the tech behind their Marketplace offering available to other retailers; Facebook report the fastest quarterly growth for 5 years in Q2 2021, but warn that growth will slow; [...]

  • Paytm to Go Public; Facebook Pledge $1bn to Content Creators

    In today’s ExchangeWire news digest: Indian digital payments leader Paytm plan to go public; Facebook pledge USD $1bn to content creators; and Revolut become the UK’s most valuable fintech.   Paytm prepare for IPO Indian digital payments leader Paytm are planning to go [...]