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Google, Yahoo, and Other Industry Leaders Donate IAB.com to IAB

Written on
February 10th 2014
Author
Press Release

PALM DESERT, Calif., February 10, 2014 (ADOTAS) – Leading digital advertising and technology companies BrightRoll, Collective, Google, MediaMath, Rubicon Project, sovrn (formerly Federated Media’s programmatic business), Turn and Yahoo announced a charitable donation to the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) of the domain IAB.com, worth $75,000. The companies collectively purchased and presented the domain name certificate to the IAB during ... more...

Federated Media Publishing Sells Content Marketing Business to LIN Media

Written on
January 28th 2014
Author
Press Release

SAN FRANCISCO, January 28, 2014 (ADOTAS) – Federated Media Publishing, the conversational marketing pioneer and champion of content that fuels the social web, today announced that it has sold its content marketing business and all associated trademarks to LIN Digital Media LLC, a subsidiary of LIN Media (NYSE: LIN). Federated Media’s programmatic media and publisher platform business, originally built ... more...

33Across Hires Digital Media Veteran John Haskin as CMO

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January 14th 2014
Author
Press Release

NEW YORK, January 14, 2013 (ADOTAS) — 33Across, a leading digital advertising technology company, today announced the appointment of John Haskin as Chief Marketing Officer, along with additional strategic new hires that will help drive the continued expansion and success of the company. In his role as CMO, Haskin will ... more...

23 Thought Leaders Offer 51 Predictions for 2014

Written on
January 9th 2014
Author
Adotas

ADOTAS — With the first full business week of 2014 rapidly coming to an end, so too is our coverage of predictions for the year ahead from online ad industry executives. If your opinion on what we should expect in this new year has not been expressed on ADOTAS, please feel ... more...

Today’s Burning Question: Implications of Yahoo’s Tumblr Acquisition?

Written on
May 20th 2013
Author
Mike Daly

ADOTAS – Today we’ve solicited comments from industry leaders in response to the following Burning Question: “What will be the implications of Yahoo’s acquisition of Tumblr?” Here’s how they’ve responded: “Yahoo! is no stranger to large acquisitions, and its purchase of Tumblr is one that’s actually one of the smaller purchases the company has ... more...

AFAIK: Wollf Olins, InMobi, Synthesio, Integral Ad Science

Written on
May 1st 2013
Author
Mike Daly

ADOTAS — Here are some midweek news items of note: GOT AN OPINION? PLEASE COMMENT AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE! Angela Kyle (pictured) joins Wolff Olins this month as head of new business development for the US. In this role, she will help the firm uncover opportunities to partner with ambitious ... more...

Today’s Burning Question: Is the Industry Overrun with Botnets?

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March 22nd 2013
Author
Mike Daly

ADOTAS – Inspired by recent coverage of the issue by both AdWeek and AdExchanger, we asked our panel of industry leaders: “Has botnet traffic increased exponentially in the age of programmatic buying and RTB, and if so, what can be done to combat it?” Here are their responses: “I don’t think this is a new ... more...

Brown Steps Down, Battell Steps Back In as Federated Media CEO

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February 28th 2013
Author
Press Release

Today Deanna Brown announced she is leaving her role as CEO of Federated Media Publishing (FMP). John Battelle will assume the duties of CEO in addition to his current role as Executive Chairman of the Board. Battelle founded FMP in 2005 and is eager to lead the company as it embraces ... more...

Today’s Burning Question: Are Ad Sales People Becoming Irrelevant? (Pt. 2)

Written on
February 15th 2013
Author
Mike Daly

  … Previous “The answer is: no. The advertising ecosystem will likely always need a direct salesforce.  What it doesn’t need however is more people to sell, traffic and optimize standardized banner ads – programmatic mechanisms are clearly compressing these taxes out of the system.  The need for a qualified, educated direct sales team to connect ... more...

AFAIK: SpotXchange, Federated Media, DG Media Mind, The Weather Company, Viralheat, Integral Ad Science, Tealium, Dailybreak, Undertone, Yieldex

Written on
February 6th 2013
Author
Mike Daly

Here’s what cropped up on our virtual radar this week: SpotXchange, which bills itself as the largest global marketplace of digital video ad inventory, has experienced explosive growth in its video RTB marketplace as the platform saw 10 times the revenue growth and a 596% increase in global bid requests from 2011 ... more...