ExchangeWire rounds up some of the biggest stories in the European digital advertising space. In this week’s edition: Axel Springer gives up court case against ad blocker; Parsec receives funding; PubMatic launch PMP Guaranteed; Intrinsic buys AOP’s Alliance; Yahoo introduces new ad formats; and Facebook announces new products.
Axel Springer abandons claim against Blockr
Another week, another court case against an ad blocker. Only this time, German publishing house Axel Springer abandons the claim: after a number of cases against Adblock Plus, [...]
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In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up key industry updates on ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: APAC tops global mobile adblockers; Japan publisher co-op kicks off with three; AU online ads climb 33.5% in Q1; Asia to fuel luxury ad spend; Sparc Media opens up in Melbourne; and IMG acquires AU digital agency.
APAC tops global mobile ad blockers
Asia-Pacific is the world’s biggest user of mobile ad-blocking browsers, accounting for 93% of the world’s [...]
It may be widely touted to bring about improved efficiencies with automation, but programmatic does not mean machines should completely take over media buying and campaign management.
Such misconceptions persist in the Asia-Pacific region and need to be properly addressed, urges Adform Asia-Pacific head Rohit Kumar, in this Q&A with ExchangeWire. He explains why programmatic initiatives cannot be managed in autopilot and highlights two key components that should be in any successful campaign.
ExchangeWire: Adform recently opened offices in Singapore and Istanbul. [...]
While they recognise that advertising technology is increasingly necessary, most publishers in Southeast Asia are still failing to fully embrace programmatic as one of the most important ad tech components today. In this week’s industry byliner, Marcus Tan, Asia-Pacific Japan managing director at SpotX, explains why publishers can no longer afford to look away and must start participating in the region’s development of programmatic.
The digital ad market is getting more sophisticated by the day, with advertising technology now a wide-reaching [...]
Australia will see significant movements in the mobile ad space this year; with both buyers and sellers looking to better target audiences and manage campaigns through private marketplaces.
With its ad tech market among some of the world’s most matured and sophisticated, Australia would see major developments around mobile as advertisers begin shifting more of their spend towards the platform.
Citing figures from Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) Australia, Steve Wing, vice president [...]
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Automated guaranteed, the next evolution of the private marketplace, has actually been around longer than you think; but it has experienced a popularity surge in recent months. Steve Wing (pictured below), vice president, mobile & marketplace international, Rubicon Project, explains to ExchangeWire where the growth has come from and what potential automated guaranteed has in the future.
The recent confirmation by Google of its plan to [...]
Unilever Programmatic Platform Debuts in Asean; Singapore Broadcaster Goes SpotX for Programmatic TV
In this weekly segment, ExchangeWire sums up key industry updates on ad tech from around the Asia-Pacific region – and in this edition: Mindshare unveils Unilever programmatic platform in Asean; Singapore broadcaster goes SpotX for programmatic TV; Tuned Global to offer premium targeted audio ads; Vietnam firms using search and social for marketing; comScore takes Mobile Metrix to Philippines; and TubeMogul posts whitepaper on AU programmatic TV ads.
Mindshare unveils Unilever programmatic platform in Asean
The WPP media agency has launched [...]
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The programmatic sector has seen strong growth in the Nordic markets over the last three years. As the region is set to mature, guaranteed solutions are on the rise, as well as demand for header bidding solutions. An operator in a space where markets are small and people have done business with each other for a long time, Netric find private deals gaining bigger traction in the Nordic markets than in other parts of Europe. ExchangeWire spoke to Daniel Ahlbert, [...]
In a recent ExchangeWire Research Roundup we reported that in 2015, global ad blocking will result in a record loss of £14bn in revenue. In this piece, Ian Monaghan, director of EMEA operations at TubeMogul (pictured) discusses exclusively with ExchangeWire how marketers can move on from the ‘doom-and-gloom’ predictions and minimise the impact ad blocking will have on brands’ online advertising performance.
‘Ad blocking’ collectively refers to software that users can download [...]
Using trading models originally designed to secure pricing guarantees for 18th-century agricultural traders, media futures trading is at the very vanguard of the ad tech revolution. ExchangeWire learns more about how futures trading is being lifted from more traditional commodities, such as orange juice and pork rinds, to the digital media space.
The basis of media futures trading is essentially where those on the buy- and sell-side of the media trading business bet on the price of inventory.
It works as [...]