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ADOTAS - Ah, it's getting close to that time again -- MediaMind's annual Rich Media Awards will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 9 at Crimson in NYC (RSVP here). The parts I remember from last year's occasion were pretty spectacular, but I did have several of their special cocktails...
ADOTAS - AG Mike Delaney is pissed. He and 46 other state attorneys general requested information this week about how site Backpage.com attempts to remove advertising for sex trafficking that could involve minors. The website is the largest for ‘adult service’ advertising and is owned by, who else, Village...
ADOTAS - A few hours before Microsoft unveiled Internet Explorer 9 Release Candidate in a typically garish production at San Francisco's Hang Art Gallery, I sat in a booth at the back of a reasonably-sized Cafe Metro in NYC midtown, sipping coffee and discussing the innards of IE9's Tracking...
ADOTAS - Media buyers are increasingly demanding real-time bidding for their online display targeting, so it makes sense that the forward-looking Mobclix has launched supply-side platform for RTB of mobile ad inventory. Cofounder Krishna Subramanian took some time to detail why the mobile space needs RTB and why mobile...
St. Paul, Minn.- March 26, 2014 (ADOTAS) - OptiMine Software, a leader in cloud-based omni-channel marketing analytics and optimization, today announced it has named Thomas Donnelly Chief Executive Officer. OptiMine also announced a new Board of Directors that includes Donnelly; Ann Winblad, Co-Founder and a Managing Director of Hummer...
ADOTAS -- Video killed the radio star -- and the Internet buried him. Radio One Inc. acknowledged the grim state of affairs with its acquisition of social networking company Community Connect Inc. announced today. The transaction price was roughly $38 million. CCI owns and operates a handful of social-networking brands...
ADOTAS – A new health, wellness and self-improvement site has launched. Intent.com is co-funded by Mallika Chopra, Deepak Chopra’s daughter and the former director of product management for Yahoo, Sal Taylor Kidd. The site also has a social element, allowing users to create profiles and swap stories. Intent.com features include: INTENT...
ADOTAS - Entering DoubleVerify's midtown NYC offices, a giant poster listing the verification companies various offerings finally blares at the bottom, "DoubleVerify: Friend to the Industry." Plenty of publishers and platform companies are likely to disagree with that statement. Among the verification companies, DoubleVerify receives the lion's share of bile, with network executives complaining...

Amazon.com Is In LOVE(FiLM)

ADOTAS - Amazon.com, Inc. is in love. The company announced that it has acquired the remaining share of LOVEFiLM International Limited. LOVEFiLM is the leader in subscription entertainment services in Europe. These services include game and DVD rental-by-post as well as streaming films and television shows instantly online to...
NEW YORK, June 12, 2014 (ADOTAS) -- Sizmek (NASDAQ: SZMK), a leading open ad management platform company serving more than 5,000 agencies worldwide, announced today the release of the Sizmek Attribution Suite to deliver full-funnel, cross-channel attribution analysis of digital marketing campaigns. With one platform, advertisers and agencies can now collect, model, and...