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  • Getting Google’s attention with voice-based search

    Getting Google’s attention with voice-based search

    Google Voice Search doesn’t seem to be a dream of the future anymore, although it is clearly still in its infancy. In a few years, however, experts predict voice-based search will have revolutionized online user behavior fundamentally. So, seize your chance to ensure your presence in the ‘market of the future’ by taking appropriate SEO measures now. Get a head start, since there are still only a few retailers aligning their marketing strategy in this area.

  • Prospects of the video industry

    Prospects of the video industry

    The digital media and entertainment industry continues to be in constant change. New streaming offers will hit the market, merge or even disappear, and some will break new ground in their efforts to engage audiences. All this won’t be without consequences but affect the entire media industry, says Jim O'Neill, principal analyst, Ooyala, and gives some predictions of what he thinks will happen:

  • LINE now boosted with the AI brain of Aixon

    LINE now boosted with the AI brain of Aixon

    Appier, a leading artificial intelligence (AI) company, announced that Aixon, its AI-powered data intelligence solution, is now fully integrated with LINE, one of the largest messaging platforms in Asia.

  • Marketers hardly use the potential of AI yet

    Marketers hardly use the potential of AI yet

    The recent Adobe Digital Trends Report 2018 revealed that 42% of marketing decision makers in international companies already rely on self-learning algorithms in their company or plan to do so over the next twelve months - be it for data analysis (51%), email marketing (26%) or programmatic advertising (22%).

  • 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.

  • AppNexus expands inventory quality initiative and introduces Guaranteed Views

    AppNexus expands inventory quality initiative and introduces Guaranteed Views

    AppNexus just announced a partnership with the cybersecurity company White Ops to shut down the flow of advertising dollars to cybercriminals. AppNexus adopts White Ops’ technology layer to power pre-bid fraud prevention across the AppNexus Marketplace and extend its in-house Inventory Quality team’s focus to include advanced research on emerging challenges like hate speech and “fake news” and formats like video and native.

  • Digital voice assistants set a trend in the SEO market of the future

    Digital voice assistants set a trend in the SEO market of the future

    In the age of digitization, the consumption of content across different channels often changes quickly. Anyway, the search for content itself has remained relatively constant, since search engines are dominant for many years - with Google taking the lead and being far ahead of all competitors. At least, we see as well more and more digital assistants with speech recognition entering the market, like Apple Siri, Samsung Viv, Amazon Echo, Microsoft Cortana, Facebook M, SoundHound Hound and Google's own product Google Home.

  • 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.

  • Is AI exhausting or feeding the work environment?

    Is AI exhausting or feeding the work environment?

    According to new data from Accenture Strategy, working professionals worldwide are more willing to work with intelligent machines than public opinion suggests.

  • Communication models in IoT

    Communication models in IoT

    The Internet of Things (IoT) is an emerging topic of technical, social, and economic significance, which encouraged Santosh Kulkarni and Prof. Sanjeev Kulkarni to research the IoT communication models.

  • Singapore companies embrace technology enabled techniques to fight fraud

    Singapore companies embrace technology enabled techniques to fight fraud

    In today’s digital and globalized economy, organizations face a heightened threat of fraud. This, coupled with more effective detection of fraud, has driven reported economic crime to its highest level, PwC’s bi-annual survey of economic crime recorded.

  • MediaTek joined Open Neural Network Exchange (ONNX) to advance its edge AI platform

    MediaTek joined Open Neural Network Exchange (ONNX) to advance its edge AI platform

    The global fabless semiconductor company MediaTek just joined the Open Neural Network Exchange (ONNX) to drive AI innovation and support the evolution of its edge AI platform.

  • Social Media must be part of any orchestrated marketing strategy

    Social Media must be part of any orchestrated marketing strategy

    The days when a company just had to set up an appropriate social media page to automatically be pushed forward by the hype are definitely a thing of the past. The demands on marketing and communication managers have simply changed dramatically over the past ten years. With the event of social media, its networking power and user-generated content, marketing activities need to be strategically orchestrated for proper human resources planning, time- and cost management.

  • 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.

This week's highlights

Voice shopping set to rise exponentially

Category: July 2018 - Voice Search & Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
According to a study conducted by OC&C Strategy Consultants, voice shopping is expected to jump to $40 billion in 2022, up from $2 billion today, suggesting the new channel may well be the next ma
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Technology that raises the bar in the conversational application world

Category: July 2018 - Voice Search & Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
“The next mainstream computing platform may not be bots, AR, or VR, but rather voice-based computing”, Alexandre Linares, Founder of Alpine.AI believes and points out that it is estimated
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MediaMath deliberates on digital marketing for better marketers-consumers connection

Category: July 2018 - Voice Search & Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
MediaMath, a pioneer in programmatic advertising, just announced an integrated set of initiatives to accelerate its mission of connecting marketers with consumers in a manner that is more effective, e
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Previous articles

Prospects of the video industry

Category: June 2018 - Mobile & Video Marketing
The digital media and entertainment industry continues to be in constant change. New streaming offers will hit the market, merge or even disappear, and some will break new ground in their efforts to e
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A real-world survivor story: How to ensure immunity against disruption

Category: June 2018 - Mobile & Video Marketing
What is it about the Survivor TV series which still has us riveted, 18 years and 36 seasons later? It’s the “same scenario, different palm trees” time and time again, but what’
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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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Previous month's highlights

Mixed Reality (MR)

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

Sometimes referred to as ‘hybrid reality’, mixed reality (MR) is the merging of real and virtual worlds to produce new environments and visualizations where physical and digital objects co-exist and interact in real time.

Social Media must be part of any orchestrated marketing strategy

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

The days when a company just had to set up an appropriate social media page to automatically be pushed forward by the hype are definitely a thing of the past. The demands on marketing and communication managers have simply changed dramatically over the past ten years. With the event of social media, its networking power and user-generated content, marketing activities need to be strategically orchestrated for proper human resources planning, time- and cost management.

The Top 10 reasons why companies fail in social media

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

Executives know by now that they can’t get past social networks. They understood that social media has a say in their business future, especially when their competitors are already active on Facebook and Twitter, convinced and full of motivation to make up the time. Impatient, however, if they are not crowned with success immediately, their motivation and interest in their blog and network profile vanishes fast.

When I grow up, I want to be a sense maker

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

Ask a five-year-old what they want to be when they grow up. Chances are: ‘machine learning specialist’ will not rise to the top of the list. For decades, our show and tells have been catwalks for classic capitalism, where mini pilots and policemen strut their oversized uniforms for kindergarten audiences. We’re very comfortable with our kids wanting a career as a doctor or a lawyer when they grow up; we may even entertain the idea of builder or architect for some years. But, at the end of the day, when varsity fees are all paid up, we’re still pulling our old-school paradigms, like a hood, over our eyes and expecting our kids to have the same jobs that we’ve had.

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Singapore’s Cybersecurity Act

Category: May 2018 - Cybersecurity & Data Protection

Paving the way for smart cities: The smart sensor platform network

Category: May 2018 - Cybersecurity & Data Protection

Facebook’s Privacy Policy still seems to be illegitimate

Category: May 2018 - Cybersecurity & Data Protection

Streamr and Fysical partner to reshape human location data market

Category: May 2018 - Cybersecurity & Data Protection

'Unliche' to unleash Digital Marketing Intelligence

Category: May 2018 - Cybersecurity & Data Protection

Meet the e-privacy regulations with login alliances

Category: May 2018 - Cybersecurity & Data Protection

5 tips on how to reach B2B decision-makers despite ePrivacy

Category: May 2018 - Cybersecurity & Data Protection
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