MasterCard Teams with Turkish Mobile Retailer for Messenger Payments

MasterCard Teams with Turkish Mobile Retailer for Messenger Payments

MasterCard has partnered with Turkish mobile retail firm Getir to integrate Masterpass – MasterCard’s digital wallet and mobile payments platform – into Getir’s bot on Facebook Messenger in Turkey. With this ‘first use’ of Masterpass through a bot on Messenger, customers can chat with Getir’s bot on Messenger ‘in a natural, conversational way’ to choose […]

JWT India & The Hindu Newspaper create a mobile app to change the view of Bangalore

JWT India & The Hindu Newspaper create a mobile app to change the view of Bangalore

The Hindu Newspaper in India wanted to awaken every citizen, who is also a potential reader of the Newspaper, by demonstrating the two sides of the city of Bangalore like never before. One blessed by mother nature with a thousand lakes and evergreen gardens. The other cursed and torn apart by the woes of human […]

Cheetah Mobile rebrands mobile ad business as Cheetah Ads

Cheetah Mobile rebrands mobile ad business as Cheetah Ads

Mobile utility and content app developer, Cheetah Mobile Inc., launched Cheetah Ads, its newly rebranded mobile advertising business. Cheetah Ads unifies Cheetah Mobile’s strengths in utility apps and mobile content under a single name with a strong focus on bringing vertical video ads to every kind of mobile moment. Formerly known as Cheetah Ad Platform, […]

Vpon Releases the Latest APAC Mobile Programmatic Advertising Statistics and Trends Report

Vpon Releases the Latest APAC Mobile Programmatic Advertising Statistics and Trends Report

Vpon Big Data Group, Asia’s leading big data ad tech company, releases the “2016 APAC Mobile Programmatic Advertising Statistics and Trends Report,” unveiling the mobile insight and user behaviour of Greater China tourists and comprising tourist behavioural differences between away and in home country. A real case of American Express (AMEX) is included to demonstrate […]

Vice Agrees Series of Deals to Expand Mobile Offering Globally

Vice Agrees Series of Deals to Expand Mobile Offering Globally

North American digital media and broadcasting company Vice Media is expanding its mobile offering with a series of partnerships across the globe, as it aims ‘to reach hundreds of millions of new mobile subscribers’. Announced at Mobile World Congress, the deals will bring Vice’s programming across lifestyle, culture, news, sports, food, and more, to over […]

iMobMedia & Pinsight Media team to provide data-driven ad solutions for global mobile operators

iMobMedia & Pinsight Media team to provide data-driven ad solutions for global mobile operators

iMobMedia announced it has teamed up with Pinsight Media to advance data monetization and insights-driven advertising for global mobile operators. The relationship will provide mobile operators and publishers throughout EMEA and Asia with new solutions to drive advertising revenue by combining powerful analytics and first-party data to create targeted audiences. “These new data-driven mobile advertising solutions offer […]

O2 looks to give mobile users ‘more control’ to block ads

O2 looks to give mobile users ‘more control’ to block ads

O2 is considering giving its users “more control” to reduce the number of ads they see on their mobile devices in a move that could encourage ad-blocking. Mark Evans, the chief executive of O2, Britain’s second biggest mobile operator, said at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona that users should have the right to block ads […]

Mozilla acquires Pocket developer Read It Later

Mozilla acquires Pocket developer Read It Later

Mozilla Corporation has completed the acquisition of Read It Later, Inc. the developers of Pocket. “Mozilla is growing, experimenting more, and doubling down on our mission to keep the internet healthy, as a global public resource that’s open and accessible to all. As our first strategic acquisition, Pocket contributes to our strategy by growing our […]

Ogilvy Australia Unleashes Freeze Frenzy Snapchat Game for KFC

Ogilvy Australia Unleashes Freeze Frenzy Snapchat Game for KFC

KFC has launched an Australian-first Snapchat game via Ogilvy showcasing KFC’s Freeze drink. The bespoke game, entitled Freeze Frenzy, is available in both Snapchat Discover and user stories, and forms part of KFC’s overall Freeze campaign. The game sits alongside digital and social content, TV and OOH. Shaun Branagan, group creative director, Ogilvy Sydney said: […]

AdVoice Launches Telco Ad Network in India

AdVoice Launches Telco Ad Network in India

India’s advertisers can now access India’s largest inventory of targeted mobile audio ads through the continuously globally expanding AdVoice telco ad network. AdVoice enables advertisers to play audio ads to mobile callers. It replaces the call-waiting tone of Bharti Airtel subscribers who have opted in for the Reward Tunes service. AdVoice provides the technology, the […]