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WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- The Maharashtra government told the Bombay high court that it will be deciding tofix both minimum and maximum fares for app-based taxi companies such as Ola and Uber, as per this Press Trust of India (PTI) report. The state government that it would t
Still insisting that Alibaba is not an ecommerce company but a data services firm, Chris Tung talks about the latest efforts to help brands leverage data.
After a years break, Bristol-based outdoors/sustainability mag Another Escape returns with a new look. The issue was ready some time ago; but alongside its preparation, founders Rachel Maria Taylor and Jody Daunton were also working on a redesign of
Popular instant messaging service Telegram has for the first time blocked access to an entire channel following pressure from Google and Apple. It's understood that following complaints from Universal Music, that the channel was offering illegal down
Paytm’s parent One97 Communications and its founder and CEO Vijay Shekhar Sharma have infused Rs 122 crore into Paytm Payments Bank, reports Times of India. The publication said that development was found in the ministry of corporate affair
Do you believe in love at first sight? Or love over the transfer of an earbud? That's the subject of "Sway," this year's holiday ad from Apple. It follows a woman walking down a snow-dusted street. She briefly stops to whip out her iPhone X and put o
MIAMI These are busy times at Disney|ABC following the consolidation of sales groups and it couldnt come at a better time. Advertisers want fewer, they want bigger, they want better, says Marco Forte. With this years reorganization, Forte is
What the Stack Awards cover of the year tells us about the new rules of cover design. Surprise new Vanity Fair editor Radhika Jones has big shoes to fill, but is already receiving absurd flack from Cond Nast insiders. Ex-Face staff look back on their
The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism released a Turkey-specific supplement to its annual Digital News Report. The supplement, by Servet Yanatma, offers a look at what it’s like to be a media consumer in a highly polarized envir
Sci-Hub, often referred to as the "Pirate Bay of Science," lost three of its domain names this week. The suspensions are likely the result of the lost court case against the American Chemical Society. Despite the setback, Sci-Hub remains resilient, p
If you find yourself fuming at the Thanksgiving table this week when the conversation turns political, rather than losing your cool in front of your friends and family, consider pausing and taking a deep breath.According toRobert Wright, author ofWhy
by Srikanth The Bharat Bill Payments System (BBPS) is an integrated payment system offersinteroperableandaccessiblebill payment serviceto customers through a network ofagents, enablingmultiple payment modes, and providing instant confirmation of paym
Facebook users will soon have a way to determine if they liked or followed any pages or Instagram accounts that were aimed at swaying the results of the 2016 U.S. presidential election. The social network announced in a Newsroom post that it is creat
The platform has terminated a number of channels for violating its terms of service.
MIAMI Walled gardens. Barbarians at the gates of the television industry. Coming together to solve shared challenges. These were some of the propositions at the recent Beet Retreat, as articulated by Furious Corp. CEO Ashley J. Swartz. As she has tra
Last week Kickstarter launched Drip, a tool for people to fund and build community around their ongoing creative practice. This… Last week Kickstarter launched Drip, a tool for people to fund and build community around their ongoing creativ
Who buys it? This is one of the first thoughts when picking up Chaos SixtyNine. Oversized in A3 ultra-gloss, the magazine is weighty, and not just in a physical sense. Its 69 price tag is expensive, and makes the magazine tempting to dismiss. Yet one
Coming soon: The Disinformation Action Lab. Part of a group of Knight grants announced last week: The Data & Society Research Institute is getting $250,000 to launch the Disinformation Action Lab, which will “use research to explor
Yesterday I went to the theatre on my own.  I've never done that before. I'd been telling myself for a while I had to get round to seeing James Graham's play Ink, with Bertie Carvel as Rupert Murdoch. This week I saw a poster on the tube say
A man who leaked confidential Game of Thrones information and unaired HBO shows has been charged by the Department of Justice. Behzad Mesri, an Iranian national, is said to have demanded $6 million in Bitcoin from HBO. US authorities are warning that
As allegations of sexual misconduct continue to dominate the news, a look at how we are dealing with high-profile offenders andwho is being ignored. Plus, a critical reexamination ofBill Clinton's reputation, the difficulty of processing good art mad
It looks like that Tiger Global is taking partial exits from Flipkart and Ola by divesting its shares in the company to Japanese conglomerate SoftBank, as per The Economic Times. The publication reports that the New York-based investor is expected to
Lego may seem like a brand that can't put a foot wrong, but it's had to learn some hard lessons fast since it launched Lego Life in January.
Yesterday, the FCC unveiled its plan to totally dismantle Obama-era rules that require internet service providers to treat web traffic equally. The proposal--which the agency will vote on next month--would allow companies like Verizon, Comcast and AT
Were building a big experiences business. Its not just that everything is going digital, consumers also want to have real experiences. And we see that as a big business. My plan isnt just the plan to pivot to digital; its a plan to build great brands
Maybe, one day, the addressable, programmatic, data-driven buying of TV ads will appear on our TV screens. That used to be the view in TV land – “one day”. But one ad exec elbow-deep in the data says that day is already
Back in September Apple made a welcome improvement to iTunes by automatically upgrading, at no cost, its customers already-purchased movies… Back in September Apple made a welcome improvement to iTunes by automatically upgrading, at no cost
Eros Now’s paid subscriber base stood at 3.7 million users at the end of September 30 (Q2FY18). Eros said that the number of paid subscribers increased 70% from 2.1 million users on March 31 (Q4FY17). The total number of registered users st
Marketers have been playing around with gag Yule log videos for a while now--from Nick Offerman's for Lagavulin to Jimmy Dean's 11-hour sausage Yule log. This year, Old Spice gets into the game with "Ye Olde Exploding Yule Log," whose titular log kee
Google and several leading Russian search engines have completely wiped 786 'pirate' sites from their search results. That's according to telecoms watch Rozcomnadzor, which reports that the search providers delisted the sites after ISPs were ordered
The winners of the third annual Stack Awards for independent magazines were announced at a busy ceremony in London last night. Over 200 people, most of them magazine editors, designers and publishers, came together to support and celebrate small maga
‘Tis the season for trend reports. The Scandinavian media giant Schibsted’s annual trends report part predictions, part survey research, part self-promotion is out today, free for anyone interested. The report features essays on e
It has been providing programmatic advertising buying services for a decade. But now AppNexus’ video efforts are kicking up a gear. At its customer summit in New York, the company made three announcements it hopes will make it easier for ad
The "Global TV Deck" initiative features figures from 19 countries initially and is being released to coincide with World Television Day.
Last month while in Las Vegas for Adobes annual MAX conference, I moderated a panel on design entrepreneurship. The notion… Last month while in Las Vegas for Adobes annual MAX conference, I moderated a panel on design entrepreneurship. The
I want to thank you for reading the magazine. It means a lot, because what I say to people is this, especially in a world of 15-second sound-bites; a world where everything refreshes literally in seconds, on your phones, on your screens, in front of
New York Magazine writerRebecca Traister says that every new revelation about sexual harassment confirms what women have always known. In hermost recent article she asks "as stories about abuse, assault, and complicity come flooding out, how do we th
InMobi’s co-founder Amit Gupta has moved on to start his new venture, an IoT-enabled bicycle renting company Yulu, reports YourStory. Gupta also updated the development on his Linkedin profile as well. Bangalore-based Yulu, will allow peopl
John Seifert, the worldwide CEO of Ogilvy & Mather, has spent the past year and a half implementing what he calls the "Next Chapter" of the agency. That next chapter, which he presented last year to WPP CEO Sir Martin Sorrell, includes both s
Backed by two recent rulings from the European Court of Justice, anti-piracy group BREIN has pressured dozens of vendors of copyright-infringing IPTV services to halt their sales. Those who still fail to comply risk tens of thousands of euros in fine
Just in time for Christmas, this huge beast of a book has arrived in shops. Celebrating the first 50 years of New York magazine, its 420 large pages will thrill anyone who loves the magazine, and persuade others of its importance as it ransacks the 2
Welcome to Hot Pod, a newsletter about podcasts. This is issue 141, published November 21, 2017. Lock down that turkey, folks. And for you vegans, long live the Garsquashroom. Notes from north of the border. When it comes to the Canadian podcast indu
It may be a digital world, but two of the big marketing data providers are now partnering to help brands better understand how their audiences behave in analogue spaces. LiveRamp is partnering with Criteo. In the deal, Criteo becomes LiveRamp&#82
Media agencies need to be on a "war footing" and focus on "core principles", as he makes way for "young generals".
For years weve groaned every time a character in a movie commands a computer to Enhance! a low resolution image,… For years weve groaned every time a character in a movie commands a computer to Enhance! a low resolution image,…
I would maybe say Disruptive Millennials. Were looking at our navel; everything is a selfie. And instead, we need to really look at the globe and globalization; at the environment; and we need to reconnect to the human soul; to humanism. And I think
Another massive data leak has cast scrutiny on the world of the ultra-wealthy, but some doubt whether much will change.A look inside the Paradise Papers and at the secretive industry of "wealth management" that makes sure the wealthy remain rich and
Well, this was something that we should have seen coming. Messenger application Hike has partnered with Airtel Payments Bank to power its wallet service it launched in June. Hike Messenger is run by Kavin Mittal, the son of Airtel chairman Sunil Bhar
Instagram Stories is a weird place. Sometimes we lose hours to it--passively witnessing its medley of parties and concerts too dark to see, food being prepared, cutesy brand videos, flowers in spring, leaves in autumn, and crayoned commentary over bl
The UK's Intellectual Property Office has today published advice on so-called 'Illicit Streaming Devices'. Noting the importance of ensuring that copyright holders get paid, the IPO warns that 'Kodi boxes' and 'Android TV boxes' present a threat to c