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  • How Unilever is using AI to improve ROI on its Influencer Marketing Campaigns

    How Unilever is using AI to improve ROI on its Influencer Marketing Campaigns

    As millennial consumers continue to reject traditional advertising but listening more to recommendations from beauty experts on social media, influencer marketing has started to become one of the main new drivers of customer acquisition for beauty brands around the world.

  • AI’s impact on the workforce of the future is no different from previous industrial revolutions

    AI’s impact on the workforce of the future is no different from previous industrial revolutions

    PwC examined in a new report the impacts of three overlapping waves of automation - the algorithm, augmentation and autonomy wave. The research analyzed the tasks and skills involved in the jobs of over 200,000 workers across 29 countries in order to assess the potential impact of automation on workers in different industry sectors and of different genders, ages and education levels.

  • 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.

  • Digital Transformation and IoT will drive cybersecurity spend to $134 billion annually by 2022

    Digital Transformation and IoT will drive cybersecurity spend to $134 billion annually by 2022

    Juniper’s new research, Cybersecurity: Mitigation Strategies for Financial Services, Operators, Enterprise & IoT 2018-2022 found that nearly 70% of 2022 spend would originate from medium-sized businesses, as cybercriminals target ‘low-hanging fruit’.

  • Fake store growth requires new cybercrime definition, says JC3 and APWG

    Fake store growth requires new cybercrime definition, says JC3 and APWG

    The Japan Cybercrime Control Center (JC3) and the global counter-cybercrime association APWG just released a report detailing the enormous, rapid growth in fake shopping websites pretending to be retail shopping sites, using data from the Japanese National Policy Agency (NPA). These “fake store” websites accounted for about 7,000 reports of consumers in Japan being victimized by the theft of money or their personal information between June 2016 and June 2017.

  • Asia's IoT optimism and adoption rate tops all

    Asia's IoT optimism and adoption rate tops all

    Asia's businesses are leading the world in Internet of Things (IoT) adoption, according to Vodafone’s IoT Barometer 2017/18, with the number of companies embracing connected devices soaring 200% compared to five years ago.

    Vodafone’s global survey of business sentiment, relating to investment and innovation in the IoT, examined four key factors for modern businesses, which we want to highlight in today’s issue again, namely the state of the market, business benefits, moving forward and future optimism.

  • America’s CLOUD Act violates EU’s GDPR

    America’s CLOUD Act violates EU’s GDPR

    In the US, President Donald Trump just signed the Cloud Act, a law that leads to violations of the GDPR of the EU. The abbreviation stands for the Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data Act (CLOUD), which complements the existing Stored Communications Act (SCA).

  • Artificial Intelligence in marketing – where is it heading?

    Artificial Intelligence in marketing – where is it heading?

    Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been the top marketing theme last year and continue to be this year, simple because only a few have the time to search through the vast amounts of data, but a robot can.

  • The most influential and popular AI applications providers for marketing support

    The most influential and popular AI applications providers for marketing support

     

    Since, making use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is clearly increasing in popularity, we created for your convenience a list of the most important marketing applications providers.

  • Influence Chain

    Influence Chain

    Influence economy sparkles with blockchain technology

    Influence Chain, founded in 2017, created a token-based ecosystem that exploits the advantages of private blockchain by building up a token exchange, where influential power (individualized intellectual property) can be monetized into digital assets for the token holders. Its marketplace, which is called Influence Exchange (INEX), is where Influence Chain Token (INC) can be traded.

  • SAP expands innovation footprint in APJ with the launch of SAP Leonardo Center Singapore

    SAP expands innovation footprint in APJ with the launch of SAP Leonardo Center Singapore

    SAP, the market leader in enterprise application software, just launched a new SAP Leonardo Center in Singapore to support its customers, partners and the broader ecosystem of universities and start-ups across the Asia Pacific Japan (APJ) region. The new center will play a key role in realizing SAP’s growth strategy, pointing out that according to the World Economic Forum, Singapore is the most competitive economy in Asia Pacific and third globally.

  • Singapore’s Cybersecurity Act

    Singapore’s Cybersecurity Act

    Early this year, Singapore has passed the Cybersecurity Act that establishes a legal framework for the oversight and maintenance of national cybersecurity. Its key objectives are to strengthen the protection of Critical Information Infrastructure (CII) against cyber-attacks and to establish a framework for sharing cybersecurity information.

  • Reconsidering data privacy on social media

    Reconsidering data privacy on social media

    When using social networks, it is important to observe legal provisions with regards to content, comments and monitoring, since in social media marketing a variety of areas are included, such as supporting sales, simplifying service consulting, promoting advertising, attracting new customers or just improving the public perception of the company. Not to mention that social networks are preferably used for market research purposes via social media monitoring. In any case, it is important to respect some basic consumer data protection rights.

  • Getty Images’ Visual Trends 2018 reveal newfound optimism and a vision of change in storytelling

    Getty Images’ Visual Trends 2018 reveal newfound optimism and a vision of change in storytelling

    According to Getty Images2018 Visual Trends predictions, brands and the media will redefine modern masculinity this year. The expert in visual communications identified ‘Masculinity Undone’, ‘Second Renaissance’ and ‘Conceptual Realism’ as the trends society will be most responsive to this year.

This week's highlights

5G: The roadmap to launch in Asia

Category: June 2018 - Mobile & Video Marketing
By 2022, there will be 280 million 5G subscriptions in Asia Pacific, with 5G service revenue reaching US$4.5 billion. Compared to previous generations of networks, 5G’s significance lies in its
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Micro moments depict user behavior in the mobile age brilliantly

Category: June 2018 - Mobile & Video Marketing
The smartphone, our little personal all-rounder and companion in all situations, is extremely important to us not only to search for information - be it finding the nearest bank, the departure time of
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The 4th Industrial Revolution creates a customer divide that Salesforce knows how to tackle

Category: June 2018 - Mobile & Video Marketing
Salesforce announced new innovations across marketing, commerce and service enabling brands worldwide to deliver smarter, more personalized and connected customer experiences. In addition, Salesforce
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Be connected on the go

Category: June 2018 - Mobile & Video Marketing
Mobility is gaining traction worldwide. By 2022, more than 4 in 10 employees around the world are expected to be mobile, according to Strategy Analytics and IDC reported that global spending on mobili
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Fake store growth requires new cybercrime definition, says JC3 and APWG

Category: June 2018 - Mobile & Video Marketing
The Japan Cybercrime Control Center (JC3) and the global counter-cybercrime association APWG just released a report detailing the enormous, rapid growth in fake shopping websites pretending to be reta
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Previous articles

5 tips on how to reach B2B decision-makers despite ePrivacy

Category: May 2018 - Cybersecurity & Data Protection
Reaching the desired audience has always been a challenge not to be sneezed at for advertisers and it can be assumed that it will be even more difficult in future to place advertising messages in a ta
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How to prevent and ward distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks

Category: May 2018 - Cybersecurity & Data Protection
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.
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'Unliche' to unleash Digital Marketing Intelligence

Category: May 2018 - Cybersecurity & Data Protection
Rappier’s new powerful cloud-based self-serve platform, Unliche, has been launched to help companies make smarter marketing budgeting decisions across channels by leveraging the power of measure
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Singapore’s Cybersecurity Act

Category: May 2018 - Cybersecurity & Data Protection
Early this year, Singapore has passed the Cybersecurity Act that establishes a legal framework for the oversight and maintenance of national cybersecurity. Its key objectives are to strengthen the pro
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Blockchain and Marketing

Category: May 2018 - Cybersecurity & Data Protection
According to emarketer.com, the digital marketing and media industries are looking closely at whether blockchain can help solve some serious challenges with transparency, fraud and privacy, pointing o
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Previous month's highlights

Asia's IoT optimism and adoption rate tops all

Category: March 2018 - Internet of Things (IoT) and Integrated Marketing

Asia's businesses are leading the world in Internet of Things (IoT) adoption, according to Vodafone’s IoT Barometer 2017/18, with the number of companies embracing connected devices soaring 200% compared to five years ago.Vodafone’s global survey of business sentiment, relating to investment and innovation in the IoT, examined four key factors for modern businesses, which we want to highlight in today’s issue again, namely the state of the market, business benefits, moving forward and future optimism.

Glass ceiling cracked, but not smashed

Category: March 2018 - Internet of Things (IoT) and Integrated Marketing

Forty years on from the phrase ‘glass ceiling’ being used to define thwarted careers and ambitions - especially for women - ACCA is calling for business leaders to show real and measurable progress on diversity and social mobility issues, as it marks International Women’s Day 2018.

Ericsson unlocks IoT ecosystem with ‘IoT Accelerator Marketplace’

Category: March 2018 - Internet of Things (IoT) and Integrated Marketing

Ericsson launched the IoT Accelerator Marketplace to help address the need for collaboration within the digital ecosystem community and benefit developers and service providers alike:

Native advertising isn’t just a trend but has a lasting impact on digital marketing

Category: March 2018 - Internet of Things (IoT) and Integrated Marketing

As Asian eMarketing clearly exhibits, I am a big fan of Native Advertising and I use this opportunity to highlight its advantages. With native ads, marketers can automatically publish content to multiple online publications simultaneously without creating duplicate content, besides the fact that they adapt individually to the look and feel of the respective medium.

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

Category: April 2018 - Strategic Social Media & Augmented Reality (AR)

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

Category: April 2018 - Strategic Social Media & Augmented Reality (AR)

What opportunities does Augmented Reality have in store?

Category: April 2018 - Strategic Social Media & Augmented Reality (AR)

When I grow up, I want to be a sense maker

Category: April 2018 - Strategic Social Media & Augmented Reality (AR)

Mixed Reality (MR)

Category: April 2018 - Strategic Social Media & Augmented Reality (AR)

The Top 10 reasons why companies fail in social media

Category: April 2018 - Strategic Social Media & Augmented Reality (AR)

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

Category: April 2018 - Strategic Social Media & Augmented Reality (AR)

Spoiler alert! The future is …

Category: April 2018 - Strategic Social Media & Augmented Reality (AR)

Social Media must be part of any orchestrated marketing strategy

Category: April 2018 - Strategic Social Media & Augmented Reality (AR)

Make use of the full potential of AR

Category: April 2018 - Strategic Social Media & Augmented Reality (AR)
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