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WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- In order to make the NAFTA trade agreement "work better", Bell, Canada's largest telecommunications company, is recommending that the Government commits to stronger intellectual property enforcement. The company envisions a system where all ISPs are
It’s no surprise that people don’t like to be interrupted by ads while they’re reading a news article or watching TV or listening to music. Despite a strong dislike of advertising from ads on websites to ads on social me
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Two weeks after Procter & Gamble's chief brand officer Marc Pritchard gave an update about the state of what's increasingly become a messy digital media-supply chain at Dmexco, Unilever's CMO Keith Weed gave his own report card for partners d
Amazon and the Ashok Patni have set up a joint venture for customer service, especially local-language customer service, reports The Times of India. Ashok Patni’s investment fund Zodiac Wealth Advisors will hold 51% stake in the joint ventu
A landmark trial over the sale of Kodi devices augmented with 'pirate' addons has been canceled after the defendant changed his plea. UK-based Brian Thompson would've been the first person to fight charges of "circumvention of effective technological
Were getting super-excited about this years Modern magazine day on 2 November. In the run-up, well be introducing our guest speakers to give you a flavour of what well be hearing on the day. We start with Tony Brook, creative director at London studi
Old Town Media, the new company founded by a trio of ex-Politico execs, defies easy categorization. One part venture firm, one part creative agency, joined with a dash of content studio and sprinkling of recruitment firm, the company formed earlier t
Heres another pro tip for the media. They seem to have trouble locating an appropriate frame for the antics of President Donald John Trump. Theyre used to finding political and policy strategy when they look for it. This President is purely tactical;
Point system aims to better recognise achievement in the most competitive APAC markets.
COLOGNE — In the last year, publishers’ criticism of the ad-tech vendors that help their digital ad businesses has grown louder, alongside criticism from buyers over lack of transparency. In the case of The Guardian, the publisher
Pinterest Lens visual search technology is coming to Target, starting with the mega-retailer's registry experience. Target announced in a blog post that it will begin incorporating Pinterest Lens directly into its applications and experiences. The re
Payments is a critical digitalinfrastructure sector, and Google’s decision to sign up for UPI is intriguing. At the launch of Google Tez, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley mentioned that Google CEO Sundar Pichai, andNext Billion Users head Caes
Consumers and women still love the printed format to turn to for inspiration and for more of that lean-back experience. And what we look for more with digital is as a utility to help them to do something in the short-term. So, inspiration versus util
Authorities in Peru have shut down the country's leading 'pirate' websites. With a focus on Spanish language content, Pelis24 (Movies24) and Series24 were popular across all of South America. The sites are now offline following arrests and domain sei
The other day somebody asked me the "what are you listening to right now?" question. This questions assumes that I'm one of those people who spend their weeks ploughing through the latest releases. There was a time I had to do that and it almost kill
A lot more resources are going into addressing the problem of the American public’s withering trust in media institutions. The Knight Foundation is doling out $2.55 million in new funding to support major projects at seven different organiz
Facebook is under fire for allowing Russian propagandists to buy ads during the 2016 election. This week, how we do and don't hold tech giants accountable. 1. Max Seddon [@maxseddon], Moscow correspondent for The Financial Times, onthe push by the US
The appointment follows consolidation of DDB Mudra Group's media business under OMD in late 2016.
COLOGNE About a year ago, customer management provider Salesforce acquired data management platform Krux Digital, to keep pace with competitors like Adobe and Oracle. With Krux providing new muscle to the Salesforce Marketing Cloud, it has considerab
Last year at ModMag16 we set out to record the days talks in a printed magazine. We wanted to produce a unique record of the contributions from the 12 speakers, and we recently published the finished item. Each of the speakers is represented by a min
Players kneeling in protest or standing for the national anthem once again became a hot button issue over the weekend after President Trump said players should be "fired" for taking a knee and then doubled down in a series of tweets. On Sunday, NFL p
Infosys Finacle, which provides core banking software, has partnered with sound-based payments company ToneTag.Through this partnership, Finacle and ToneTag will offer a joint solution that will use sound wave technology to enable proximity payments
A Mr. Magazine Launch Story There was such a desire for something like Venture South in Laurel (Miss.). There are so many dynamic things happening here right now. We have the HGTV series, Home Town, thats filming its second season. And last year we h
This article at Co. Design by Kelsey Campbell-Dolleghan asks the astute question “What comes after user-friendly design?” It features a…This article at Co. Design by Kelsey Campbell-Dolleghan asks the astute question &am
The top 10 most downloaded movies on BitTorrent are in again. 'Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales' tops the chart this week, followed by Baby Driver'. 'Despicable Me 3' completes the top three. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyrig
Two fellowship openings for a fall 2017 retreat From October 25 to 28, Jan Chipchase and I are running a creative retreat in Hida, Japan called Focus. It's a small gathering just fourteen people. For this first batch, confirmed attendees include fo
News organizations in Germany are trying to ensure that the fake news scourge that afflicted the 2016 U.S. election doesn’t spread to the German elections taking place this Sunday. German Press Agency dpa and public service broadcaster Baye
Following Hurricane Marias landfall on Wednesday morning, we have only scarce images and reports from which to comprehend the scale of devastation in Puerto Rico right now. Perhaps due to disaster fatigue, perhaps due to the territorys second-class s
After announcing this morning that Instagram has 2 million advertisers, the Facebook-owned app also says that it has 800 million monthly users, up from 700 million in April. Carolyn Everson, Facebook's vp of marketing solutions, mentioned the stat du
In a surprise move, The Pirate Bay decided to add a cryptocurrency miner to its website last weekend. The notorious torrent site wanted to see whether this could replace the ads on the site. A controversial idea, but how much money can a site like Th
The man behind Snopes. Michelle Dean profiles Snopes publisher David Mikkelson in Wired. “He’s got the worldview of Eeyore, had Eeyore been obsessed with cataloging the precise history, variety, and growing seasons of thistles in
Hear directly from 2016 Agency of the Year Award honourees on what changed for them after they won.
Tech startupSynup, which helps local businesses to manage their online presence, has closed a $6 million (approx Rs 40 crore) Series A round of funding led by Vertex Ventures along with existing investor, Prime Venture Partners. The startup will use
COLOGNE Can a hurricane top a presidential inauguration for grabbing eyeballs? At CNN the answer is a resounding yes. Breaking news also represents a balancing test in being able to monetize those eyeballs most effectively, as CNN Chief Product Offic
Alt-right provocateur Milo Yiannopoulosrecently released alist of speakers for hisupcoming"Free Speech Week" at University of California Berkeley, afour-day event featuring Steve Bannon, Ann Coulter, and a host of other conservative voices.Yet,accord
A Mr. Magazine Musing Theres nothing new about magazines having split covers, or the same magazine having several different covers, this has been happening for as far back as I can recall. However, what were seeing lately is how magazine editors and
Following a summer break, were back with a bang for our next round of magCulture Meets talks. On Thursday 5 October well be joined by Elephant magazine, the award-winning quarterly focussing on art and culture. With previous art direction and design
Theres probably only a very small fraction of all the many, many hours of various Star Trek shows that I… Theres probably only a very small fraction of all the many, many hours of various Star Trek shows that I…
Look! Up in the sky! It's Snapchat's new Sky Filters in your photo Snaps! Snapchat Monday introduced Sky Filters, which are automatically added to users' filter carousels when a sky is recognized in photo Snaps. The messaging application said Sky Fil
Draft proposals from Belgium's Deputy Prime Minister could see the country taking a tougher line against pirate sites. In addition to building a blacklist of infringing sites and associated proxies, Kris Peeters envisions local ISPs diverting Interne
What are the most useful ways to bring artificial intelligence into newsrooms? How can journalists use it in their reporting process? Is it going to replace newsroom jobs? A report out this week from the Tow Center for Digital Journalism looks at how
NETS plans to choose a team of four agencies to handle its needs.
Less than two weeks after Zomatoacquired last mile logistics startupRunnr, the restaurant listing and food delivery company has now invested an undisclosed amount in Hyderabad-based home-cooked meals startup Tinmen.Zomatos founder and CEO Deepinder G
COLOGNE — It is the leading unlimited-digital music subscription service, but Spotify is no longer an audio-only provider. In fact, Spotify introduced video advertising back in 2014. But, as it gears up to go public, the company is turning
A week after President Trump cut a surprise deal with Democrats, and 100 years after it was created, is the debt ceiling still serving its intended purpose? Plus, inside the alt-right idolization of Taylor Swift and medieval history and how some are
We can demonstrate that people who read Take in print really consume the print product and hang onto it. We just did a subscriber survey over the summer and we asked people how long they hung onto their copy of Take, and well over 55 percent of the p
A while back we featured issue 22 of Lucky Peach, just after we heard the magazines was to close. I assumed that Chicken issue was the final one, but the joy of deciding how to close, rather than being forced to, is you can plan your departure. This
Los Angeles full-service independent agency Mistress promoted Victoria "Tor" Edwards to executive director of integrated brand management. In the role, Edwards will be tasked with overseeing departments including brand and project management, social
RuTracker, Russia's largest torrent site, is celebrating its 13th year online. The huge site, which creates torrents at a rate of more than 170,000 per year, has more than 15 million registered members. Every single one over the age of 18 is invited