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WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- It's that time of year again. The first DVD screener has just made its way onto various pirate sites. This year the honor goes to Louis C.K.'s "I Love You, Daddy," which was dropped by distributor The Orchard recently. The film was carefully chosen b
The tree is up and the lights have been switched on! Here are our Christmas plans, including a card-making workshop, a range of gift cards, a gift wrap service and holiday opening hours. Greetings cards Ever since the Shop opened in December 2015, vi
MIAMI If you see consumers an average of 1,200 times each month, thanks to their mobile devices, you get a pretty good idea of their retail habits. Those learnings can empower new ways of understanding how website traffic impacts store visits. When l
Less than a week since MediaNama’s open house discussion on Internet shutdowns in Delhi, mobile Internet was shut down again in Kashmir, the Daily Excelsior reports. What’s interesting is that shutdown includes also includes BSNL.
It's been a year of difficulty and strife, but also of remarkable creativity that leaned into those tensions and tried to resolve them--or at least, to inspire a way forward. Adweek's 10 Best Ads of 2017 tackled plenty of challenging themes--among th
The top 10 most downloaded movies on BitTorrent are in again. 'Dunkirk' tops the chart this week, followed by Kingsman: The Golden Circle'. 'Mother!' completes the top three. Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites a
My view as part of the Industry Association is that we need to be able to continue to push the envelope; we need to make sure that we are ahead of the curve, in the sense of what are the topics and what are the issues; whats on the agenda and the rad
The festival chairman will depart after the 2018 event.
MIAMI — At the end of a year in which the “transparency” debate and the arcane structure of agency and tech platform fees have come under pressure, some vendors have begun to accede to demands for a new way of working. C
From Capitol Hill to the workplaceto the darkest corners of the internet, it can feel like our world is increasingly being manipulated by threats and intimidation. This week we look at the role of bullies in our lives and how we should and shouldnt r
Payments company Obopay has received a wallet licence from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and it looks like the company wants to restart its operations in India. The licence was given in October 2017 and is valid up to 31 December, 2017, the RBI web
Welcome sports fans (and others who appreciate really good advertising) to Adweek's Super Bowl LII Ad Tracker. Here you'll find a frequently updated list of all the national (plus a few regional) commercials that will come into play during the Big Ga
For all intents and purposes The Skirt Chronicles is a journalism-driven indie French fashion magazine. Its name is the first giveaway, then the bulk of features inside:an interview with fashion journalist Joan Juliet Buck, an examination of the ubiq
Popular torrent site ExtraTorrent is no more, but several torrent distribution groups carrying its name are still very much alive. ETTV and ETHD torrents are shared by millions of people every week, and they recently launched a new brand, ETMovies. T
I read about the Sharon Tate murders not long after they happened. I followed Watergate as it unfolded. I've clearly forgotten enough of what I picked up back then or missed enough of what memoirs have subsequently brought into the public domain to b
Here is the winner list for the Japan / Korea region in the 2017 Campaign Asia-Pacific Agency of the Year awards, presented tonight in Tokyo.
I think youre seeing a move-back to print; a move-back to the appreciation that print is restorative; its actually information that you take in. We know that there was a connection between the tactile, taking in of information so, the touching of pri
MIAMI Sometimes you need to learn from new media channels in order to better understand and use the ones that are much older. Social media and television is a case in point. Media technology provider 4C Insights cut its teeth on digital platforms lik
This weekend,New York Magazine publishedinvestigative reporter Suki Kim's personal experiences and reporting on sexual harassment by John Hockenberry,former host of the WNYC program, "The Takeaway." The article alleges that over the past decade, Hock
OYO has changed its business model to franchise from being an aggregator earlier, reports The Economic Times. Under its new model,company’s partner hotels have now converted into franchises, and operates under OYO brand. Speaking with the p
Tickets are still available for the final magCulture Meets eveing of 2017, featuring the beautiful Shelf Journal. Come! Must-read commentary from John L Walters: comparing Stacks awards with the BSMEs is like comparing lychees and bananas And congrat
The gifts in the 12 Days of Christmas song always seemed a little boring. Coco de Mer, the British luxury lingerie and erotica fashion house, fixes that with its own take on the Christmas classic. This time, in place of turtle doves and French hens,
The prospect of watching the truly magnificent Frances McDormand take no prisoners in a revenge drama was the only thing… The prospect of watching the truly magnificent Frances McDormand take no prisoners in a revenge drama was the only thi
There have been many all-in-one Netflix-style direct streaming movie and TV show apps but without doubt, Terrarium TV is the uncrowned king. Utilizing non-BitTorrent streaming from public sources, TTV has built up a significant following but after th
The great paywall tightening of 2017 continues. The New York Times said Friday that it will cut the number of free articles available to “most” non-subscribers each month from 10 to five, Bloomberg reported. The change is the most
We like to make money. We think there is money in print and more print, and we like to make money and grow profits in digital. You cant have one be primary and one be secondary. We have to be good at both. The businesses have some things in common, b
Investment in data and people propelled agencies to the top in the Agency of the Year awards for Japan and Korea.
Hell just froze over. After seven years of offering no font options to write, iA Writer now comes with a choice. Next to the monospace Nitti you will now find a brand new duospace font. Duospace? Caan yoo feeel iit? No? Yeah, its subtle. We are not a
MIAMI Personalized video provider Clinch has gained a birds-eye view inside the walled gardens of Facebook and Instagram. Its one of just three companies out of several hundred applicants chosen to participate in Facebooks global Marketing API Accele
It was yet another week of outrageous and consequential stories pilingon top of one another at a head-spinning pace. A failed attempt to discredit the Washington Post. A bombshell plea from a former Trump official. A secret button. Poison in the Hagu
Uber has settled the second US lawsuit filed by the victim of a widely covered 2014 rape that pit the company against Indian police, reports Reuters. The victim withdrew her first lawsuit, a class-action demanding $15 million, in 2015. She filed her
A group of major Hollywood studios plus Amazon and Netflix have asked a California court to halt the infringing activities of TickBox TV, a Kodi-powered streaming device. As part of their ongoing lawsuit, the companies request an injunction requiring
Tom Kershaw is deadly serious about header bidding. Last year, his company felt the pain of the new technology,which allows publishers to entertain multiple simultaneous ad bids for higher yield. Rubicon concededit had been slow to roll out &#821
It's the most wonderful time of the year ... for Christmas ads in which products magically bring even our wildest dreams to life. The latest brand to turn your holiday into a literal winter wonderland is Lincoln Motor Company, which uses the theme to
The Interpublic Group-owned unit has made two acquisitions of US-based business intelligence and digital marketing firms.
Now on its fourth issue, Beauty Papers explores etiquette, using its trademark bold and playful imagery to look at age-old tropes and broken rules. Beauty Papers is a biannual magazine that considers the culture of beauty, rethinking oppressive beaut
Of course, from a publishing perspective there has been the struggle that people thought everything digital was free. But now, I think youre seeing that change in the web business, in general. You see a lot more people charging for content. Over time
“Social media is still a relatively small of most people’s news diet.” Stanford economist Matthew Gentzkow came to Northeastern University yesterday to go over a bunch of his research to try to answer three questions: 1.
The New York Times' profile of Tony Hovater, a white nationalist and Nazi sympathizer, set Twitter on fire last weekend and not in a good way. Bob speaks withCharlie Warzel, senior technology writer at Buzzfeed, about what the story got wrong. As War
If youre interested in two guys from the pre-Snapchat age talking about what design used to be like, well have… If youre interested in two guys from the pre-Snapchat age talking about what design used to be like, well have…
PayU India co-founder and ex-CEONitin Gupta has joined Ola as the new CEO of its digital payment platform Ola Money, reports The Economic Times. An Ola spokesperson confirmed to MediaNama that Gupta is joining Ola to lead Ola Money and financial serv
In a series of four videos, UK charity CrimeStoppers is warning of the dangers of unauthorized third-party Kodi addons, highlighting everything from malware and identity theft through to child protection issues. CrimeStoppers also encourages the publ
Header bidding, the ad-tech practice through which publishers are now able to entertain multiple ad bids simultaneously rather than in a waterfall sequence, has apparently worked wonders for display ad sales. But, for video, the situation looks altog
With sexual harassment becoming a regular topic in the news these days, Facebook sought to publicly share its policies on the matter. Chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg and vice president of people Lori Goler shared the six basic principles behi
Attendees at the fifth charity luncheon raised $250,000 in support of Mother's Choice, and heard from female entrepreneurs on the challenges of building and marketing their businesses.
Although it has been around for some time now, some people may have been surprised when Buffalo Zine won Best magazine at the Stack Awards recently. Not, I hope, because they questioned the decision, but because they simply didnt know the magazine. W
Our old friend Tim Carmody recently revived his email newsletter (and started a Patreon, go give him love), and today’s edition features an interview with the writer Mallory Ortberg, perhaps best known as one of the founders of the late The
Science fiction has always been an outlet for our greatest anxieties. This week, we delve into how the genre is exploring the reality of climate change.Plus: new wordsto describe the indescribable. 1. Jeff VanderMeer [@jeffvandermeer], author of theS
As much as theyve improved over the past decadeand theyve come a long, long wayIve never been much of a… As much as theyve improved over the past decadeand theyve come a long, long wayIve never been much of a…
Following the merger of its associate banks, State Bank of India (SBI) has changed the IFSC codes of branches of the associated banks. The IFSC is an 11-character alphanumeric code which allows electronic fund transfers to a particular branch which i