Results International’s Julie Langley on the Adobe TubeMogul deal

Results International’s Julie Langley on the Adobe TubeMogul deal

Photoshop software maker Adobe Systems Inc said on Thursday it would buy advertising company TubeMogul Inc for about $540 million, net of debt and cash, giving it a bigger presence in the rapidly growing online video market. Adobe’s $14 per share cash offer represents an 82.5 percent premium to TubeMogul’s Wednesday close. Shares of TubeMogul, […]

Middle East marketers look to mobile

Middle East marketers look to mobile

Marketers across the Middle East have developed mobile marketing strategies and find it easy to buy mobile advertising, but a new study suggests that more work needs to be done on creating mobile-friendly sites and integrating mobile with other marketing activities. The State of The Industry: Mobile Marketing in The Middle East report, from WARC and […]

M&C Saatchi Mobile debuts in India

M&C Saatchi Mobile debuts in India

M&C Saatchi Mobile, a full service mobile media agency that operates globally, has debuted in India, setting up two offices in New Delhi and Bengaluru. The company begins operations with two flagship clients, Ola and Swiggy. The move to India has given the mobile media company a footprint into a market with enormous potential for […]

Snapchat Gears Up to Win App-Install Ads From Facebook

Snapchat Gears Up to Win App-Install Ads From Facebook

Snapchat is looking to fight Facebook and others for one of the biggest categories of mobile advertising: app-installation ads. After introducing directly-sold app-install ads earlier this year, the messaging app is talking with direct-response specialists about giving them access to its ads API, or application programming interface, in the first half of next year, according […]

Uber Redesigns App, Focusing on a Single Question

Uber Redesigns App, Focusing on a Single Question

Uber has revamped its app, streamlining the intricacies of its ride sharing service into a single question for riders: ‘Where to?’. It’s the first redesign the app has received since 2012, and Uber acknowledges that since then it has suffered from feature bloat, becoming ‘complicated and harder to navigate’. This update is intended to strip […]

Byron and TGI Fridays go bill-free with Mastercard’s Qkr! app

Byron and TGI Fridays go bill-free with Mastercard’s Qkr! app

TGI Fridays and Byron will soon be accepting the Qkr! with Masterpass app throughout its restaurants, letting UK customers pay from their smartphone using the app- speeding up the bill paying process. Group Individual Restaurants has also signed a deal with Mastercard to implement Qkr across their UK sites early in 2017, which will soon […]

Mobile to be the third largest ad channel globally by the end of 2016

Mobile to be the third largest ad channel globally by the end of 2016

Mobile advertising’s power play continues, as Warc, the marketing intelligence service, predicts that by the end of the year it will be the world’s third-largest advertising channel by revenue. Warc’s latest Consensus Ad Forecast indicates that global advertising spend will rise by 4.5 per cent during 2016 as a whole, before the growth rate slows to […]