ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: Self-serve TV ad-buying solution by AOL; Gameloft and Mediasmart partner up; Strategic partnership for Ligatus and AppNexus; Bob Lord joins IBM; Exterion partners with Beyond Analysis; and Sizmek releases MDX-NXT.
AOL Launches Self-Serve Programmatic TV Ad Buying
AOL leaves manual TV ad-buying behind. The media company has just announced a new self-serve TV ad-buying solution as part of [...]
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ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: Publishers lose again against Adblock Plus; Video ads for Facebook Instant Articles; AMP-compliant header bidding solution by Rubicon Project; and LiveRail’s past and future.
Adblock Plus wins court case
A slap in the face for publishers? In an action taken against Eyeo, the makers of Adblock Plus, a district court in Southern Germany has ruled that the distribution of adblocking software is legal. The [...]
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ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: New Safe Harbour deal between EU and US; Admedo closes funding round; Widespace bags €15.8m in funding; IBM buys creative agency; and Telenor invests in ad tech.
EU and US agree on ‘Privacy Shield’
Safe Harbour is dead, long live Privacy Shield: The EU and the US took longer than the 31 January 2016 deadline to hash out a new data transfer deal, but have [...]
The UK ad tech industry is a hot bed of innovative talent. So why is homegrown funding so hard to come by for its ad tech companies? ExchangeWire talks to Nick Moutter (pictured below), CEO and co-founder of Admedo about how the risk aversion of UK venture capitalists results in a lack of support for UK ad tech startups, versus their US counterparts.
With ATS London and dmexco just around the corner and ‘bridging worlds’ on the bill, Ian Woolley, GM EMEA at Ensighten (pictured) predicts that one of the key discussion points at, and following, the London and Cologne conferences will be open marketing platforms versus closed marketing suites.
It won’t have failed to escape the attention of dmexco attendees that Adobe, Oracle, Google, and Facebook have been on a tech spending spree during the past few years; and one that would [...]
The Road to ATS London is a series of specialist posts on technology, data, and the business models emerging in the programmatic ecosystem, which are all topics that will be featured at ATS London. Tickets for ATS London on Monday September 14 are now on sale. We do sell out every year, so make sure you get your ticket while they’re still available.
It is the age of the faux-publisher. It has become next to impossible to build a [...]
Verizon Wireless’ purchase, or merger, with AOL stands out as one of the ad tech stories of 2015. This is not only for its multi-billion price-tag, but also how it symbolises the attempted re-emergence of telco operators in the digital advertising game; which is valued at $600bn per year. ExchangeWire analyses how the worlds of telecoms and ad tech are starting to collide; as well as previewing some of the conflicts this may cause, as advertisers look to take their [...]
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Twitter’s recent agreement to purchase mobile retargetting company TellApart was just the latest round in the ongoing industry consolidation. In this piece Phil Macauley, Quantcast, managing director, EU, reflects on how many of these purchases point towards marketers’ growing focus with attribution.
Earlier this month Scott Kupor, managing partner at London-based VC Firm Andreessen Horowitz, took stock of M&A activity across markets, surmising that: “we should still expect a lot of M&A [...]
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The era of ‘big data’ is now upon us, but how can we turn masses of datasets into actionable insights capable of delivering operational efficiencies, and improve ROI? Martin Kirov, Telerik Sitefinity, VP, product management and marketing, discusses some of the new marketing technologies that may do the job.
Disruption is nothing new to the business world – throughout time, businesses have had to shift gears and incorporate innovations to stay competitive, such as the laptop, smartphones and, recently, social [...]
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Programmatic is transitioning from the latest buzzword to becoming a dominant force in mainstream media buying, but to successfully move forward the industry must first look back at lessons learned, argues Tim Webster, The Exchange Lab, co-founder and CSO.
Programmatic adoption is evolving rapidly and the UK’s first programmatic market study predicted that nearly half (47%) of display advertising would be traded programmatically in 2014, almost doubling from 28% in 2013. As the programmatic marketplace matures, it has shaken its early [...]
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