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Will the Tablet Conquer the Desktop?

Written on
May 23rd 2014
Author
Yariv Ron

ADOTAS – When the iPad was first launched back in 2010, no one imagined that it would compete with the PC. The tablet was described as a “living room device,” supporting gaming, media and entertainment within the household. In January 2010, before the launch of the iPad,Flurry analyzed the 200 ... more...

The Programmatic Future: Automation Poised to Dominate Video Ad Buying

Written on
March 10th 2014
Author
Richard L. Tso

ADOTAS – Ad automation technologies have advanced pretty quickly over the last year, but beyond being a ubiquitous industry buzzword, what exactly is programmatic anyway and how does it work? Whether you like it or not, software algorithms have become an integral part of the buying and selling of media. ... more...

Media Consolidation Is Revolutionizing Marketing

Written on
December 9th 2013
Author
Jeremy Bloom

ADOTAS — In early October, Nissan announced that it had signed a new three-year contract with Omnicom Group, which will launch a new global agency unit to centralize all its marketing. This was a very smart move by Nissan, a big win for Omnicom and substantiating news for anyone who ... more...

Tablets: The Next Big Digital Frontier

Written on
May 30th 2013
Author
Alexander Franke

ADOTAS — Tablets are big business. According to Forrester, 375 million tablets will be sold worldwide in 2016 and 760 million will be in use overall, which is over 10 percent of the world population. Furthermore, while tablet sales are expected to surge by nearly 70 percent, shipments of PCs ... more...

AFAIK: Anametrix, 22squared, Synthesio, Bodog, Spongecell, Digital Element, YUDU, Chute

Written on
May 8th 2013
Author
Mike Daly

ADOTAS – There … my Inbox can breathe again. Anametrix announced that 22squared, the fifth-largest, full-service, independent advertising agency in the U.S., will use the Anametrix real-time marketing analytics platform to optimize results reporting and increase return on marketing investment for its clients. The agency’s roster of iconic brands includes Baskin-Robbins, Buffalo Wild Wings, ... more...

Tablet Traffic on the Fast Track; Marketers Face New Challenges, Opportunities

Written on
February 26th 2013
Author
Richard L. Tso

With more and more people purchasing portable handheld devices, tablet ad spend is predicted to pummel smartphone ad budgets over the next four years. According to eMarketer, the 2012 mobile ad budget made up a minuscule slice of the digital ad spend and an even tinier 2 percent of total ... more...

Today’s Burning Question: Mobile Ad Revenue to Reach $11.4B?

Written on
January 23rd 2013
Author
Mike Daly

We asked industry leaders for their reaction to last week’s report from Gartner announcing that Worldwide Mobile Advertising Revenue is to Reach $11.4 Billion in 2013. Here’s what they had to say: “There’s a lot here that I agree with, particularly how search will grow and drive mobile revenue over the short term ... more...

What’s Behind the New Love Affair Between Ad Agencies and Enterprise Software?

Written on
November 2nd 2012
Author
Malcolm Cowley

According to Gartner, by 2017, CMOs will outpace CIOs on IT spending. This shift at enterprises is significant and something that major ad agencies can’t afford to ignore. In today’s new digital marketing ecosystem, leaders at ad agencies and enterprise software companies have begun to solidify relationships on the back ... more...

Smartphones Not Best Sellers In Q3

Written on
November 15th 2011
Author
Sarah Novotny

ADOTAS – The third quarter has seen a slide in market growth for cellphones. Research by Gartner claims the economy has scared people away from making purchases or has led them put off purchases for a later date. Global sales of all mobile phones grew 5.6 percent in Q3 to ... more...

Quick Hits: $800 Million More in Twitter Funding? Wow…

Written on
July 21st 2011
Author
Gavin Dunaway

ADOTAS – Holy hell — Twitter is raising another $800 million, giving it a valuation of $8 billion? Well, $400 million is apparently going towards cashing out current investors (doesn’t Fred Wilson of Union Square Ventures keep yapping about inflated valuations?)and employees. Kara Swisher at All Things D hears that ... more...