• Viaplay Ousts CEO as Revenue Plunges; ITV & Publicis Media Launch Addressable Audience Partnership

    In today's ExchangeWire news digest: Viaplay drops its CEO as it reports a disappointing quarter; ITV and Publicis Media collaborate to launch an addressable audience partnership; and Twitter hires a former NBCUniversal exec as its head of brand safety departs. Viaplay [...]

  • Meta Lobbied Ireland Over Data Transfers; JioCinema Breaks Streaming World Record

    In today's ExchangeWire news digest: Meta lobbied Irish ministers over data transfers; JioCinema usurps Disney to break streaming world record; and Nvidia announces it is building Israel's most powerful supercomputer. Meta lobbied Irish authorities over EU-US transfers Facebook-parent Meta has reportedly lobbied [...]

  • Anthropic Secures Funding; TikTok Sues Montana

    In today’s ExchangeWire news digest: AI startup Anthropic has secured USD$450m in funding; TikTok has retaliated against Montana’s statewide ban with a federal lawsuit; and Warner Bros Discovery’s Max is now live.  Google-backed Anthropic secures investment AI startup, Anthropic, has raised USD$450m [...]

  • PubMatic Partners with SeenThis

    PubMatic has agreed a new partnership with adaptive streaming specialist, SeenThis to deliver high-quality digital advertising while minimising carbon emissions. This initiative will give brands and agencies around the world a simple, efficient way to shift their buying behaviour in [...]

  • The Stack: Microsoft Announces Chat API, Disney+ Down 4 Million Subscribers

    This week: Microsoft to deliver advertising via chatbots, Disney+ loses millions of subs in Q4 2023... The AI wars continued this week, as Microsoft announced Chat API, which will facilitate advertising through chatbots. Another blow was dealt in the streaming wars [...]

  • UFCW Opposes Kroger-Albertsons Merger; ByteDance Postpones US Rollout of Shopping Platform

    In today's ExchangeWire news digest: major US workers' union opposes the proposed Kroger-Albertsons merger; ByteDance delays bringing its shopping platform to the US; and Disney+ loses 4 million subscribers as SVOD subscriptions cool. UFCW unanimously opposes Kroger-Albertsons A proposed USD$24.6bn (~£19.4bn) deal [...]

  • Meta Warns of Rising ChatGPT Scams; Reach Pins Revenue Drop on Facebook Changes

    In today's ExchangeWire news digest: Meta has warned scams related to ChatGPT are on the rise; Reach attributes fall in revenue to changes at Facebook; and TikTok parent ByteDance scraps the free tier of its Resso music streaming service. Meta reports [...]

  • Getir Eye Flink Acquisition; Vice Media Facing Bankruptcy

    In today's ExchangeWire news digest: Getir look to acquire Flink; Vice Media reportedly prepare to file bankruptcy; and ad spend on Amazon Prime grows. Getir in talks to acquire Flink Rapid delivery service Getir is reportedly in talks to acquire Flink. The [...]

  • Lumen Registers Increased Views & More Positive Response to Ads Using SeenThis Technology

    Adaptive streaming company, SeenThis, announce that a study with Lumen, the leading technology company for attention measurement, found that creatives delivered by SeenThis capture higher attention and more positive responses than delivering the same creatives using conventional technology ​​.  The study [...]

  • Life in the FAST Lane: Can SVOD Compete?

    Free, ad-supported TV (FAST) is experiencing something of a resurgence: be it down to households cutting back against rising living costs or growing audience frustration at the number of streaming services, ad-supported linear television channels have been quietly growing in [...]