BIOS raises $4.5M USD seed round to double technical team and announces new office in Montreal

BIOS raises $4.5M USD seed round to double technical team and announces new office in Montreal

BIOS, the leading neural engineering startup, announced today that it has closed a $4.5 million seed round from top investors in the UK, Canada and Silicon Valley. The company, formerly known as Cambridge Bio-Augmentation Systems (CBAS), will use the funding to double its technical team, progress the development of its core neural interface technologies, and […]

Disney pens digital advertising deal with Google

Disney pens digital advertising deal with Google

Disney has entered into a partnership with Google which will see the media and entertainment giant bring its entire global digital video and display business on to Google Ad Manager. Google will power Disney’s advertising across its collection of brands and properties, including Disney, ABC, ESPN, Marvel, Pixar, and Star Wars. As a result, Disney […]

Costa Coffee and Barclaycard Team for Contactless ‘Clever Cup’

Costa Coffee and Barclaycard Team for Contactless ‘Clever Cup’

Costa Coffee has partnered with Barclaycard to launch the UK’s first reusable coffee cup equipped with contactless payment technology. The ‘Clever Cup’, which will be available in Costa Coffee stores from this November onwards, is part of a wider relaunch of Costa’s reusable range that aims to encourage customers to avoid single-use takeaway cups. Powered […]

New study shows mobile is driving 56% of festive online fashion sales

New study shows mobile is driving 56% of festive online fashion sales

Consumers are growing more comfortable buying fashion items on their phones reveals new Black Friday and Cyber Monday data from AI-powered retail personalisation platform, Nosto. And for fashion retailers, Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2018 was 36% bigger than last year. Nosto’s analysis of millions of visits to fashion sites globally suggests mobile accounted for […]

Evolving holiday shopping habits have created ‘Black November’

Evolving holiday shopping habits have created ‘Black November’

Consumer spending data shows that shoppers are no longer waiting for Black Friday and Cyber Monday. The weeks leading up to the big, traditional spending days are seeing increased online traction. Brand Keys, a research consultancy, calls this earlier shopping pattern ‘Black November.’ According to a survey of more than 11,000 US consumers, over 55% […]

Mobile broadband is faster than Wi-Fi in 33 countries, according to Open Signal

Mobile broadband is faster than Wi-Fi in 33 countries, according to Open Signal

Generally, it’s accepted that internet access originating from a Wi-Fi hot spot will be faster than a mobile broadband connection. Many of the most popular smartphones, like iPhones, automatically join the nearest known Wi-Fi network because of this belief. But according to a new study, this assumption isn’t true in many places around the world. […]

Applift appoints Maor Sadra as new Chief Executive Officer

Applift appoints Maor Sadra as new Chief Executive Officer

Applift, a leading mobile ad tech company, announced the appointment of Maor Sadra to Chief Executive Officer. Maor has been with Applift since 2014, as Vice President Strategic Development, rising to the role Managing Director & Chief Revenue Officer in 2015. Applift’s Co-Founder, Tim Koschella, hands the reins of CEO to Sadra as Applift continues […]

Retailers turn to mobile ads to win Black Friday, according to ADYOULIKE

Retailers turn to mobile ads to win Black Friday, according to ADYOULIKE

ADYOULIKE, a leading native advertising technology, reports a surge in the number of online retailers turning to mobile advertising in the run up to Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Analysis of advertisers accessing ADYOULIKE supply revealed a 300% increase in the number of retail brands accessing their premium infeed native advertising supply in the last […]

Tribal Worldwide expands neuromarketing capabilities by collaborating with NeuroTrend

Tribal Worldwide expands neuromarketing capabilities by collaborating with NeuroTrend

Neuroscience technology company NeuroTrend has announced its Asian expansion by way of Singapore through a collaboration with Tribal Worldwide. Both companies will jointly launch the Neuromarketing Consumer Insights Lab in Singapore with offerings extended across Asia, providing clients with scientific neuromarketing research. This is part of a new suite of tools for Total Experience (TX), […]