Monday Sep 24th

  • Man vs Machine: Will AI put our humanity at stake?

    Man vs Machine: Will AI put our humanity at stake?

    The vision of an all-knowing, omni-present intelligent being that forms the backbone of our everyday lives has been portrayed in movies that captivate the imagination of many. Today, that vision is not too far from reality, and we are seeing this at work through artificial intelligence (AI) – from AI-powered voice assistants like Alexa, to helping solve traffic issues, enabling the sequencing of DNA, tackling business problems and transforming industries such as tech, healthcare to logistics and fintech.

  • 5 ways to navigate the maze of metrics in the app economy

    5 ways to navigate the maze of metrics in the app economy

    The growth of the mobile app economy has been phenomenal since its inception in 2008. In just two years, “app” became Word of the Year, and later on, fodder for Hollywood movies - such as The Angry Birds Movie, based on the (then) ubiquitous gaming app.

  • Meltwater launches data science platform Fairhair.ai to tame real-time market signals found in world’s online data

    Meltwater launches data science platform Fairhair.ai to tame real-time market signals found in world’s online data

    In the quest to become data-driven, companies are increasingly investing in Business Intelligence (BI) software to gain a competitive advantage. Yet, the insights generated by those tools are mostly fueled by data from within a company’s walls, instead of the real-time market signals found externally online – from consumer opinions to corporate filings. Outside data, however, can unlock key indicators about an industry or competitor, making the time-intensive task of harnessing the volume and variety of global data worthwhile. And although advances in artificial intelligence have made it easier to capture and analyze this data to create powerful insights, most commercial AI tools are one-size-fits-all models with limited capabilities.

  • LINE now boosted with the AI brain of Aixon

    LINE now boosted with the AI brain of Aixon

    Appier, a leading artificial intelligence (AI) company, announced that Aixon, its AI-powered data intelligence solution, is now fully integrated with LINE, one of the largest messaging platforms in Asia.

  • How to prevent and ward distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks

    How to prevent and ward distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks

    A recent study, presented by the content delivery network and cloud security specialist CDNetworks, revealed a major discrepancy between corporate reality and self-assessment in IT security.

  • Know the ropes when searching verbally

    Know the ropes when searching verbally

    Gartner predicted already in 2016 that by 2020 30% of web browsing sessions will be done without a screen due to more new platforms based on "voice-first" interactions.

  • Combining marketing, controlling, and IT serve tailor-made offers without asking questions

    Combining marketing, controlling, and IT serve tailor-made offers without asking questions

    What if we could use our customers' complete buying history, including all transaction data, to predict the next most likely purchase for each customer? This information would allow us to conduct individual marketing communications and provide tailor-made offers at the right time to each and every customer without even asking one single question.

  • How to prevent damage from phishing scams and malware

    How to prevent damage from phishing scams and malware

    With the rise of technology, ransomware and other cyberattacks accelerate their proceedings. In fact, not only the frequency, but also the sophistication of attacks of online criminals are steadily increasing - with sometimes devasting effects. Just think about the extortionist Trojan ‘WannaCry’ launched last year, which taught us above all one thing: no company can feel safe nowadays.

  • Lack of data-led creativity the leading cause of wasted digital ad-spend, new IAB report finds

    Lack of data-led creativity the leading cause of wasted digital ad-spend, new IAB report finds

    Poor data application in the creative process is leading to a significant wastage in digital ad spend, according to the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) Singapore’s Measurement, Standards & Data Committee in its latest white paper, “Creativity Inspired by Data”.

  • Ad Verification

    Ad Verification

    Ad Verification is a real-time technical process which verifies the inventory quality and visibility of advertising impressions. In the fight against fraud and the lack of transparency and viewability, advertisers and agencies can use Ad Verification to protect their brand image, besides boosting their campaign performance by streamlining media investment.

  • Meet the e-privacy regulations with login alliances

    Meet the e-privacy regulations with login alliances

    If you want to find out how to manage tracking users despite e-privacy regulation and to bypass the new hurdles, keep reading.

  • Thinking of yourself as a busy person can boost your self-control

    Thinking of yourself as a busy person can boost your self-control

    Busyness is often thought of as a modern-day affliction, but it can also help you delay gratification and make decisions that benefit you in the longer-term, according to new research from the global business school INSEAD.

  • Challenges to keep an eye on when using videos in email marketing

    Challenges to keep an eye on when using videos in email marketing

    Videos are said to be strong traffic and engagement guarantors in online marketing, especially when used in social media, since posting live videos and short clips is explicitly encouraged and promoted by networks like Facebook where visual content gets a lot of attention.

  • Allocate your search engine advertising budget strategically

    Allocate your search engine advertising budget strategically

    Today, an individual and personal customer approach is essential, hence, Search Engine Advertising (SEA) started to influence its success with targeted and locally controlled customer communication. With fine-tuned local search ads, every customer response gains in importance, with advertised products and services getting seasonally adjusted and the advertising intensity increased or reduced according to the customer’s need.

This week's highlights

Tag management provides structure in online marketing

Category: September 2018 - Marketing Analytics, Automation & Attribution
Whether analysis, retargeting, A/B-testing or affiliate marketing: For each of these campaigns, a so-called tag per website must be set to collect the desired data about the website visitor. The task
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Red Hat Ansible Tower 3.3 provides increased control, rich integration, greater scalability and container support

Category: September 2018 - Marketing Analytics, Automation & Attribution
One of the world's leading provider of open source solutions, Red Hat, announced the general availability of Red Hat Ansible Tower 3.3, the latest version of its enterprise framework for automating an
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Priceless® experiences rolling out for League of Legends esports community

Category: September 2018 - Marketing Analytics, Automation & Attribution
Mastercard announced a multi-year partnership with Riot Games to become the first global sponsor for League of Legends esports, the largest esport in the world. This first-of-its-kind global agreement
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Combining marketing, controlling, and IT serve tailor-made offers without asking questions

Category: August 2018 - Predictive Algorithms & Native Ads
What if we could use our customers' complete buying history, including all transaction data, to predict the next most likely purchase for each customer? This information would allow us to conduct indi
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Utility at heart of Reuters latest news app

Category: August 2018 - Predictive Algorithms & Native Ads
Reuters just unveiled a personalized news app designed to help business professionals make better decisions.
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Predictive and prescriptive analytics essential in marketing

Category: August 2018 - Predictive Algorithms & Native Ads
Marketing without analytics is unthinkable today since analytics are the nexus between processes and technologies that enable marketers to evaluate the success of their marketing initiatives, providin
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Previous month's highlights

Mobile websites: The underestimated communications channel

Category: June 2018 - Mobile & Video Marketing

Apparently, mobile optimization, the preparation of the corporate website for optimal display on smartphones and tablets, is deemed negligible by many marketing or sales decision makers - in the otherwise often very innovative, industrial companies.

Ooyala reports on the rising tide of streaming video content

Category: June 2018 - Mobile & Video Marketing

Ooyala, a provider of software and solutions that optimize the production, distribution and monetization of media, just presented its Q1 2018 Global Video Index Report. For more than 10 years the company is at the forefront of shaping the OTT and media workflow revolutions as a leading expert in its field.

Circles.Life partnered with Adobe to deepen customer insight and enable better CX

Category: June 2018 - Mobile & Video Marketing

Born with the vision of revolutionizing the telco industry by giving power back to customers, the Singapore-based company Circle.Life is the world's first fully digital telco and has become the fastest-growing telco in Singapore since its commercial launch two years ago.

Tomorrow’s News 2018 survey points out challenges for platforms and advertisers

Category: June 2018 - Mobile & Video Marketing

According to a survey published by Reuters Plus, executives think platforms should do more to combat fake news. Of the 1,587 global executives surveyed, 87% think Google and Facebook should do more to control fake news, while 81% believe that Google and Facebook should be held accountable for content.

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Voice shopping set to rise exponentially

Category: July 2018 - Voice Search & Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Getting Google’s attention with voice-based search

Category: July 2018 - Voice Search & Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Digital voice assistants set a trend in the SEO market of the future

Category: July 2018 - Voice Search & Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP)

Category: July 2018 - Voice Search & Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Know the ropes when searching verbally

Category: July 2018 - Voice Search & Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Technology that raises the bar in the conversational application world

Category: July 2018 - Voice Search & Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

Allocate your search engine advertising budget strategically

Category: July 2018 - Voice Search & Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

MediaMath deliberates on digital marketing for better marketers-consumers connection

Category: July 2018 - Voice Search & Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

UX and SEO make an unbeatable team

Category: July 2018 - Voice Search & Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

AI makes search engine advertising simply better

Category: July 2018 - Voice Search & Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
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