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  • Is AI exhausting or feeding the work environment?

    Is AI exhausting or feeding the work environment?

    According to new data from Accenture Strategy, working professionals worldwide are more willing to work with intelligent machines than public opinion suggests.

  • The Top 10 reasons why companies fail in social media

    The Top 10 reasons why companies fail in social media

    Executives know by now that they can’t get past social networks. They understood that social media has a say in their business future, especially when their competitors are already active on Facebook and Twitter, convinced and full of motivation to make up the time. Impatient, however, if they are not crowned with success immediately, their motivation and interest in their blog and network profile vanishes fast.

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

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

    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 targeted manner. This is because the ePrivacy Regulation (ePVO) will prohibit collecting data to create detailed user profiles without explicit permission of the user. This makes it much harder to play personalized advertising across channels.

  • Voice shopping set to rise exponentially

    Voice shopping set to rise exponentially

    According to a study conducted by OC&C Strategy Consultants, voice shopping is expected to jump to $40 billion in 2022, up from $2 billion today, suggesting the new channel may well be the next major disruptive force in retail. The growth in the voice segment will be driven by a surge in the number of homes using smart speakers, rising from 13% today to 55%.

  • 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.

  • SEGURU: The world’s first safeware application

    SEGURU: The world’s first safeware application

    Ralph Echemendia, better known by his alter ego “The Ethical Hacker,” just announced at Money 20/20, Europe’s largest FinTech event in Amsterdam, the launch of SEGURU, an application created to provide the most secure approach towards a safer digital experience for individuals across the world.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 'Unliche' to unleash Digital Marketing Intelligence

    'Unliche' to unleash Digital Marketing Intelligence

    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 measurement of success metrics for customer acquisition, retention and engagement for their digital properties. The Singapore headquartered marketing technology company has been focused in the past three years on building integrated technology solutions for the digital marketing arena.

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

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

    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.

  • Make use of the full potential of AR

    Make use of the full potential of AR

    Most executives make their decisions based on the perspectives, trends and cycles that are already known today. However, this view carries the risk of thinking too linearly and of missing out on the crucial innovation point.

  • 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.

  • A real-world survivor story: How to ensure immunity against disruption

    A real-world survivor story: How to ensure immunity against disruption

    What is it about the Survivor TV series which still has us riveted, 18 years and 36 seasons later? It’s the “same scenario, different palm trees” time and time again, but what’s the secret sauce that has its ranking furiously rising to the top? In a word: it’s real. Here is a microcosm of humanity, desperately in need of a shower, stripped of all pretension, pressurized to the point of breaking, and left to write their own survival story. Conditions are tough, each episode says, now how far are you willing to go to come out on top?

This week's highlights

Voice shopping set to rise exponentially

Category: July 2018 - Voice Search & Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
According to a study conducted by OC&C Strategy Consultants, voice shopping is expected to jump to $40 billion in 2022, up from $2 billion today, suggesting the new channel may well be the next ma
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Technology that raises the bar in the conversational application world

Category: July 2018 - Voice Search & Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
“The next mainstream computing platform may not be bots, AR, or VR, but rather voice-based computing”, Alexandre Linares, Founder of Alpine.AI believes and points out that it is estimated
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MediaMath deliberates on digital marketing for better marketers-consumers connection

Category: July 2018 - Voice Search & Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
MediaMath, a pioneer in programmatic advertising, just announced an integrated set of initiatives to accelerate its mission of connecting marketers with consumers in a manner that is more effective, e
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Previous articles

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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Immersive media is driving the next wave of creativity and storytelling

Category: June 2018 - Mobile & Video Marketing
Adobe just announced at the Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2018 its partnership with Apple and introduced Project Aero, a powerful new augmented reality (AR) authoring tool and s
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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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Previous month's highlights

Reconsidering data privacy on social media

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

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.

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

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

Ask a five-year-old what they want to be when they grow up. Chances are: ‘machine learning specialist’ will not rise to the top of the list. For decades, our show and tells have been catwalks for classic capitalism, where mini pilots and policemen strut their oversized uniforms for kindergarten audiences. We’re very comfortable with our kids wanting a career as a doctor or a lawyer when they grow up; we may even entertain the idea of builder or architect for some years. But, at the end of the day, when varsity fees are all paid up, we’re still pulling our old-school paradigms, like a hood, over our eyes and expecting our kids to have the same jobs that we’ve had.

Mixed Reality (MR)

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

Sometimes referred to as ‘hybrid reality’, mixed reality (MR) is the merging of real and virtual worlds to produce new environments and visualizations where physical and digital objects co-exist and interact in real time.

AdColony receives TAG Certification for fighting digital ad fraud

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

The mobile advertising platform ‘AdColony’ met the stringent requirements from leading advertising accountability group, the Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG), and received the coveted Certified Against Fraud certification.

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Meet the e-privacy regulations with login alliances

Category: May 2018 - Cybersecurity & Data Protection

'Unliche' to unleash Digital Marketing Intelligence

Category: May 2018 - Cybersecurity & Data Protection

Blockchain and Marketing

Category: May 2018 - Cybersecurity & Data Protection

America’s CLOUD Act violates EU’s GDPR

Category: May 2018 - Cybersecurity & Data Protection

Security tips for ad server operators

Category: May 2018 - Cybersecurity & Data Protection
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