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  • Artificial Intelligence is taking centerstage in marketing

    Artificial Intelligence is taking centerstage in marketing

    Today, artificial intelligence (AI) is almost indispensable when talking about customers' service expectations, competitiveness, and assistance. To no surprise, AI technologies are taking centerstage not only in innovation hubs like Silicon Valley, but the big platform companies like Amazon, Google, Baidu or Alibaba are joining forces and investing billions of dollars in AI, too.

  • Native advertising isn’t just a trend but has a lasting impact on digital marketing

    Native advertising isn’t just a trend but has a lasting impact on digital marketing

    As Asian eMarketing clearly exhibits, I am a big fan of Native Advertising and I use this opportunity to highlight its advantages. With native ads, marketers can automatically publish content to multiple online publications simultaneously without creating duplicate content, besides the fact that they adapt individually to the look and feel of the respective medium.

  • Overcoming perceptual vigilance and harnessing disruption to capture attention

    Overcoming perceptual vigilance and harnessing disruption to capture attention

    Attention spans are short, and they’re getting shorter. Consumers today are bombarded with editorial, commercial and social messages through more devices and sources than ever. As a video platform we’re acutely aware of the challenges brands face when trying to engage consumers, and are especially conscious of the damage that irrelevant messages can do - to both brands and publishers.

  • Singapore’s Cybersecurity Act

    Singapore’s Cybersecurity Act

    Early this year, Singapore has passed the Cybersecurity Act that establishes a legal framework for the oversight and maintenance of national cybersecurity. Its key objectives are to strengthen the protection of Critical Information Infrastructure (CII) against cyber-attacks and to establish a framework for sharing cybersecurity information.

  • AdColony receives TAG Certification for fighting digital ad fraud

    AdColony receives TAG Certification for fighting digital ad fraud

    The mobile advertising platform ‘AdColony’ met the stringent requirements from leading advertising accountability group, the Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG), and received the coveted Certified Against Fraud certification.

  • Glass ceiling cracked, but not smashed

    Glass ceiling cracked, but not smashed

    Forty years on from the phrase ‘glass ceiling’ being used to define thwarted careers and ambitions - especially for women - ACCA is calling for business leaders to show real and measurable progress on diversity and social mobility issues, as it marks International Women’s Day 2018.

  • Launch of IoT protocol for Tmall Genie-controlled Smart Home Ecosystem

    Launch of IoT protocol for Tmall Genie-controlled Smart Home Ecosystem

    Alibaba A.I. Labs, which leads the development of Alibaba's consumer artificial intelligent (AI) products, and MediaTek, a global fabless semiconductor company, announced a strategic collaboration in Internet of Things (IoT) initiatives, including smart home protocols, customized IoT chips and AI smart hardware, with the aim of fostering the development of a connected world in the IoT era.

  • Getty Images visual trends 2018 reveal newfound optimism and a vision of change in storytelling

    Getty Images visual trends 2018 reveal newfound optimism and a vision of change in storytelling

    Getty Images unveiled its highly anticipated 2018 Visual Trends forecast that sets out the macro and micro trends that will influence design, advertising and brand communications throughout 2018 and predicts the social and cultural visual language that consumers will be most responsive to in the years to come.

  • 4 Digital Advertising Trends marketers should be looking out for in 2018

    4 Digital Advertising Trends marketers should be looking out for in 2018

    In the advertising world, 2017 can be seen as a transitional year for publishers and platforms.

  • Today’s soft skills are the hard skills

    Today’s soft skills are the hard skills

    Every year, Indra Nooyi, the CEO of PepsiCo, sits down to write a letter… in fact, 400 of them. In each one, she tells the parents of her senior executives what their child is doing for the company, and why they are a gift to the company. The response from her colleagues: “This is the best thing that’s happened to my parents. And, it’s the best thing that’s happened to me!”

  • ZTE's innovative application NB-IoT

    ZTE's innovative application NB-IoT

    The 6th Mobile IoT Summit during MWC focused this year on the rapid growth and momentum behind both NB-IoT and LTE-M technologies, since both are expected to grow exponentially in 2018.

  • How Unilever is using AI to improve ROI on its Influencer Marketing Campaigns

    How Unilever is using AI to improve ROI on its Influencer Marketing Campaigns

    As millennial consumers continue to reject traditional advertising but listening more to recommendations from beauty experts on social media, influencer marketing has started to become one of the main new drivers of customer acquisition for beauty brands around the world.

  • Artificial Intelligence in marketing – where is it heading?

    Artificial Intelligence in marketing – where is it heading?

    Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been the top marketing theme last year and continue to be this year, simple because only a few have the time to search through the vast amounts of data, but a robot can.

  • IDC’s datacenter predictions for the Asia Pacific region

    IDC’s datacenter predictions for the Asia Pacific region

    IDC just revealed its datacenter predictions for the Asia Pacific region as well as its view on how datacenter modernization and automation, edge datacenters, consumption-based procurement and software-defined datacenters will impact organizations in the region in the next three years. The research firm believes the current pressure on enterprises to digitally transform and become “digitally native” can only occur if the underlying datacenter architecture and infrastructure is in place.  The digital economy that is upon us is demanding a highly accurate, fully automated, lights-out datacenter environment that uses predictive analytics to reduce downtime, IDC is convinced.

This week's highlights

5G: The roadmap to launch in Asia

Category: June 2018 - Mobile & Video Marketing
By 2022, there will be 280 million 5G subscriptions in Asia Pacific, with 5G service revenue reaching US$4.5 billion. Compared to previous generations of networks, 5G’s significance lies in its
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Micro moments depict user behavior in the mobile age brilliantly

Category: June 2018 - Mobile & Video Marketing
The smartphone, our little personal all-rounder and companion in all situations, is extremely important to us not only to search for information - be it finding the nearest bank, the departure time of
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The 4th Industrial Revolution creates a customer divide that Salesforce knows how to tackle

Category: June 2018 - Mobile & Video Marketing
Salesforce announced new innovations across marketing, commerce and service enabling brands worldwide to deliver smarter, more personalized and connected customer experiences. In addition, Salesforce
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Be connected on the go

Category: June 2018 - Mobile & Video Marketing
Mobility is gaining traction worldwide. By 2022, more than 4 in 10 employees around the world are expected to be mobile, according to Strategy Analytics and IDC reported that global spending on mobili
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Fake store growth requires new cybercrime definition, says JC3 and APWG

Category: June 2018 - Mobile & Video Marketing
The Japan Cybercrime Control Center (JC3) and the global counter-cybercrime association APWG just released a report detailing the enormous, rapid growth in fake shopping websites pretending to be reta
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Previous articles

Singapore’s Cybersecurity Act

Category: May 2018 - Cybersecurity & Data Protection
Early this year, Singapore has passed the Cybersecurity Act that establishes a legal framework for the oversight and maintenance of national cybersecurity. Its key objectives are to strengthen the pro
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'Unliche' to unleash Digital Marketing Intelligence

Category: May 2018 - Cybersecurity & Data Protection
Rappier’s new powerful cloud-based self-serve platform, Unliche, has been launched to help companies make smarter marketing budgeting decisions across channels by leveraging the power of measure
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Blockchain and Marketing

Category: May 2018 - Cybersecurity & Data Protection
According to emarketer.com, the digital marketing and media industries are looking closely at whether blockchain can help solve some serious challenges with transparency, fraud and privacy, pointing o
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Facebook’s Privacy Policy still seems to be illegitimate

Category: May 2018 - Cybersecurity & Data Protection
Just last week, the GDPR came into force, but privacy advocates immediately got down to work to put the law to the test by getting granular on Facebook, including its subsidiaries Instagram and WhatsA
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SAP expands innovation footprint in APJ with the launch of SAP Leonardo Center Singapore

Category: May 2018 - Cybersecurity & Data Protection
SAP, the market leader in enterprise application software, just launched a new SAP Leonardo Center in Singapore to support its customers, partners and the broader ecosystem of universities and start-u
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Previous month's highlights

The world's first IoT public blockchain to support ISO/IEC "six-domain model" standards

Category: March 2018 - Internet of Things (IoT) and Integrated Marketing

SDChain Alliance has officially launched the world's first public blockchain that truly adopted the blockchain to ensure the reliability of the Internet of Things (IoT). This move has converged the IoT and the blockchain into a decentralized ecosystem for various industries, so that they may establish an efficient, low-cost IoT data exchange platform to give the data more commercial value, according to their own individual needs. On one hand, it will truly create high-value digital assets, on the other, it can greatly enhance the commercial value of the IoT application itself.

Glass ceiling cracked, but not smashed

Category: March 2018 - Internet of Things (IoT) and Integrated Marketing

Forty years on from the phrase ‘glass ceiling’ being used to define thwarted careers and ambitions - especially for women - ACCA is calling for business leaders to show real and measurable progress on diversity and social mobility issues, as it marks International Women’s Day 2018.

Legal challenges in an ultra-connected, Internet of Things world

Category: March 2018 - Internet of Things (IoT) and Integrated Marketing

The ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) is clearly a game changer that impacts and transforms our daily live in all ranks, since with its emergence a myriad of user data is getting collected and analyzed in a matter of seconds. Naturally, this raises privacy and security concerns globally.

Are we facing the end of mobile advertising?

Category: March 2018 - Internet of Things (IoT) and Integrated Marketing

Although the percentage of mobile adblocking is still considered being quite low, compared to adblocking on desktops where almost every fourth computer is denying advertising, the next generation of mobile browsers should be based on the "Coalition for Better Ads" and try to block particularly disturbing advertising materials. Although, with pre-installed browsers including blocking functions, we could get the impression that the end of mobile advertising is near.

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Make use of the full potential of AR

Category: April 2018 - Strategic Social Media & Augmented Reality (AR)

Spoiler alert! The future is …

Category: April 2018 - Strategic Social Media & Augmented Reality (AR)

Mixed Reality (MR)

Category: April 2018 - Strategic Social Media & Augmented Reality (AR)

Lack of data-led creativity the leading cause of wasted digital ad-spend, new IAB report finds

Category: April 2018 - Strategic Social Media & Augmented Reality (AR)

LINE now boosted with the AI brain of Aixon

Category: April 2018 - Strategic Social Media & Augmented Reality (AR)

Social Media must be part of any orchestrated marketing strategy

Category: April 2018 - Strategic Social Media & Augmented Reality (AR)

AdColony receives TAG Certification for fighting digital ad fraud

Category: April 2018 - Strategic Social Media & Augmented Reality (AR)

Reconsidering data privacy on social media

Category: April 2018 - Strategic Social Media & Augmented Reality (AR)

5 ways to navigate the maze of metrics in the app economy

Category: April 2018 - Strategic Social Media & Augmented Reality (AR)

Man vs Machine: Will AI put our humanity at stake?

Category: April 2018 - Strategic Social Media & Augmented Reality (AR)
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