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; Visual IQ buys Refined Labs; and Neustar focuses on European expansion.
AT&T buy Time Warner for USD$85bn
Massive take-over in the media sector: telecommunications provider AT&T buy Time Warner, securing content that includes the the famous Hollywood studio, [...]
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ExchangeWire round up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: Less ad fraud in UK; SpotX and Vemba partner; Integral Ad Science and AOL; Brandwatch expands to France; and new CEOs for iotec and Kiosked.
Ad fraud numbers falling in UK
The number of fraudulent ads in the UK has decreased by almost two-thirds in the past 12 months – at least when it comes to the ads tracked by measurement provider Integral Ad Science. [...]
ExchangeWire round up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: Acquisition news with Salesforce to buy Krux and Criteo taking over HookLogic; Guardian launches programmatic audience targeting platform; IPA champions diversity; Optimizely enables campaign experimentation; and Optimove introduces Optibot.
Salesforce to buy Krux
Data management specialist Krux changes ownership. New owner, Salesforce, pays the proud sum of USD$700m (£554m) for Krux, the Wall Street Journal writes. The purchase [...]
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The dust has now firmly settled on an exhilarating few days in Cologne at the annual ad tech love-in, dmexco. This year was almost certainly bigger and bolder than last year, with 50,000 visitors and 1,000 exhibitors, crammed into four huge conference halls with a whisper of A/C and plenty of gimmicks to go round. From acrobatic dancers to live tattooists, professional baristas to lycra-clad promo girls (yes, even in 2016), vendors employed all means possible to draw in the hordes [...]
ExchangeWire round up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: AppNexus gets funded by News Corp. and supports LinkedIn ads; AppLovin sold to Chinese investors; Google updates ad products; No data exchange between Facebook and WhatsApp in Germany; Adform and Tipico partner; and Visual IQ receives data from Facebook’s Atlas.
AppNexus supports ads on LinkedIn & gets funding
Two big pieces of news from AppNexus. After recently announcing that [...]
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Financial institutions are some of the most powerful businesses in the world. Technology is developing and their opportunity for on-to-one marketing is significant. However, are financial institutions making use of the data available to them for effective marketing and is the technology developing as fast as we assume, or has nothing really changed since the 90s? Writing exclusively for ExchangeWire, Timothy Hoyle suggests marketing technology in banking still has a long way to go and financial institutions should improve their [...]
ExchangeWire round up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: USD$11m (£8.2m) for Beeswax; Adform’s Audience Base DMP; Ad monetisation platform for Improve Digital; Third funding round for Meetrics; Adsquare PMP for mobile data; Funding for Ogury; and Intelligent Optimisations becomes iotec.
First funding round for Beeswax
Beeswax have just announced a double-figure Series A investment round, led by Foundry Group and RRE Ventures. The funding amounts to USD$11m (£8.2m).
With the new capital, Beeswax intend [...]
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ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: Publishers strengthened by EU proposal; Ligatus acquires LiquidM; Lower ad fraud rates for Media iQ; New Finnish publisher alliance uses Adform platform; and The Trade Desk appoints new CMO.
EU Proposes that Google/Facebook Pay Publishers
The EU is stepping into the breach for publishers. According to a report by the Guardian, the EU is proposing new rules which [...]
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It’s not a wholly new notion that customers today expect to be understood as individuals, rather than groups or segments. They anticipate that companies will reach out to them in the ways and at the times they prefer, with relevant and helpful content that responds to their real-time wants and needs. Adam Baker, MD, Sociomantic, (pictured below) argues that in order to deliver this highly personalised experience across multiple devices and channels, marketers must invest in a robust customer relationship [...]
ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: The Trade Desk prepares for IPO; Anti-Fraud Certificate by JICWEBS; Google goes anti-pop-up ad; The Independent’s digital-only success; New market transparency tools by AppNexus; Adelphic and Grapeshot integrate; Sizmek and Fuisz work on ‘hot spots’; and Index Exchange powers Time Inc. header bidding.
The Trade Desk goes public
Demand-side platform provider The Trade Desk is preparing for their IPO. In the course of admission to listing, [...]
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