Thursday, August 28, 2014
  • Digital Schmigital - Gunn Finds Print Still Has Real Firepower

    At a time when Madison Avenue seems to think all-things-digital, advertising awards curator The Gunn Report has assembled a visually powerful reminder that print media is more than just dead trees. The aptly titled, "The Power of Print" report, organizes the best of the best from more than 15 years of breakthrough creative ideas that could only resonate in print media, including magazines, newspapers and out-of-home. ...Read the whole story

  • Google DoubleClick Search Releases Shopping Campaign Tools

    Google on Thursday released three reporting and optimization tools for retailers using the DoubleClick Search Commerce Suite aimed at supporting Shopping Campaigns. The tools satisfy a trend in search engine marketing aimed at serving up fewer ads yet increasing conversion rates and average order values. ...Read the whole story

  • Apple Mac Prototype Engineer Joins Vungle To Lead Engineering

    One of the co-inventors of the original Apple Macintosh, Marc LeBrun, has joined the video ad company Vungle to lead its engineering team, which has more than doubled since January. Si Crowhurst has also joined to head the company's new creative optimization group from London. ...Read the whole story

  • Smartphone Market To Grow 24% In 2014

    The outlook for the smartphone market is a bit better than it appeared earlier this year. That's according to the latest forecast from research firm IDC, which estimates worldwide smartphone shipments will increase 23.8% in 2014 to about 1.25 billion. ...Read the whole story

  • FilmOn Appeals Contempt Finding In New York

    Streaming video company FilmOn is appealing an order holding the company in contempt and directing it to pay around $150,000 in sanctions and legal bills. The contempt dispute marked the most recent battle in a fight dating to 2010, when a coalition of broadcasters first sued FilmOn. ...Read the whole story

  • Mag Bag: Meredith, Net2TV To Launch 'BHG' Streaming Show

    Meredith Corp. is partnering with Net2TV to launch a new streaming on-demand TV show, based on the Better Homes and Gardens brand. The new 30-minute program, which premiered August 27, will air twice a month and is available to viewers with Internet-connected televisions. ...Read the whole story

  • Americans Prefer Online Browsing Over Buying

    Americans lag behind their Asian and European counterparts when it comes to online shopping.They tend to research their purchases online, look up reviews and find online shopping convenient, but they're hesitant to pull the trigger and actually make their purchases online. ...Read the whole story

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