‘Walking Dead’ Free Mobile Game Based on Comics Is Set in a Ravaged DC

‘Walking Dead’ Free Mobile Game Based on Comics Is Set in a Ravaged DC

A mobile multiplayer strategy game based on Robert Kirkman’s “The Walking Dead” comics — not the cable TV show — is now available to swarm over your smartphone. “The Walking Dead: March To War,” from games developer Disruptor Beam, adopts the visual style of the Kirkman comics from Skybound Entertainment. The role-playing game is set in the futuristic […]

Adobe looks to harness Spotify’s cross-channel reach

Adobe looks to harness Spotify’s cross-channel reach

Adobe Advertising Cloud has added music streaming service Spotify as a premium inventory source for digital audio, display and video advertising formats. The addition of Spotify comes after a successful closed beta with over 50 advertisers, including Dr Pepper Snapple Group, which saw more than 70 campaigns executed through the Advertising Cloud’s DSP. In making […]

Facebook furthers WhatsApp monetisation efforts with verified business pilot

Facebook furthers WhatsApp monetisation efforts with verified business pilot

Facebook-owned WhatsApp has launched a pilot that will let businesses communicate with the messaging service’s one billion daily users, with reports suggesting it will launch a dedicated app for small-to-medium businesses (SMB). More than three years have passed since Facebook agreed to purchase the messaging service for $19bn, and it has now given the first […]

Recruitment app Job Today links up with crowdsourcing video platform Userfarm

Recruitment app Job Today links up with crowdsourcing video platform Userfarm

Hiring app JOB TODAY is partnering with curated crowdsourcing video platform Userfarm to kick off a contest aimed at sourcing video content for its new social media advertising campaign. JOB TODAY – an app specialising in matching candidates with employers in the retail, hospitality and service industries within a 24-hour period – is calling for […]

Deutsche Telekom launches revolutionary VR game that aids dementia research

Deutsche Telekom launches revolutionary VR game that aids dementia research

Following the astounding success of the mobile game Sea Hero Quest, launched in 2016, Deutsche Telekom and Saatchi & Saatchi London launches the world’s first consumer focused Virtual Reality (VR) game where anyone can help scientists fight dementia through gameplay. Sea Hero Quest VR aims to harness the power of VR gameplay to aid dementia […]

Apple Accepts WeChat Pay In Bid To Boost Sales In China

Apple Accepts WeChat Pay In Bid To Boost Sales In China

Apple will now accept WeChat Pay as a payment method for App Store and iTunes purchases as it seeks to boost sales in China. The move comes months after Apple and WeChat owner Tencent fell out over Apple’s stance on in-app purchases. In a statement to Chinese media, Apple said the company is “dedicated to providing multiple […]

Truecaller app advertising registers 300% surge; records 200 million impressions

Truecaller app advertising registers 300% surge; records 200 million impressions

Truecaller have announced that the company achieved a record 200 million impressions in a single day in India, thus registering a 300 percent growth in its in-app advertising platform in one year. Meanwhile, real estate on Truecaller appreciated to the extent that over 70 percent of existing advertisers decided to continue to invest in Truecaller’s mobile […]

AccuWeather caught sending location data to monetisation firm without permission

AccuWeather caught sending location data to monetisation firm without permission

Popular weather app AccuWeather has been sending geolocation data to a third-party firm which uses location data to help publishers and media companies generate more money via accurate mobile audience segments. According to Verify.ly founder Will Strafach, when users accept location requests from the iOS version of the app they are also granting access to their location […]

LinkedIn rolls out native video sharing

LinkedIn rolls out native video sharing

LinkedIn is continuing to diversify its product portfolio with the introduction of native video, as the online professional network’s owner Microsoft seeks to bolster its fortunes. The B2B network said that it would now begin the global rollout of its native video offering to its 500 million-plus user base after it began experimenting with the […]

Barclays introduces iPhone voice payments via Siri

Barclays introduces iPhone voice payments via Siri

Barclays has teamed up with Apple to become the first UK high street bank to introduce the ability for customers to make payments using their voice through Siri. Siri has been integrated into the Barclays Mobile Banking app, meaning iPhone and iPad-using Barclays customers no longer need to open the app to pay existing payees and mobile […]