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  • Revolutionizing the customer approach with Artificial Intelligence Marketing

    Revolutionizing the customer approach with Artificial Intelligence Marketing

    One of the most difficult tasks for marketers is a personalized customer approach and that’s exactly where AI can help.

  • Ericsson unlocks IoT ecosystem with ‘IoT Accelerator Marketplace’

    Ericsson unlocks IoT ecosystem with ‘IoT Accelerator Marketplace’

    Ericsson launched the IoT Accelerator Marketplace to help address the need for collaboration within the digital ecosystem community and benefit developers and service providers alike:

  • 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%).

  • Fake store growth requires new cybercrime definition, says JC3 and APWG

    Fake store growth requires new cybercrime definition, says JC3 and APWG

    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 retail shopping sites, using data from the Japanese National Policy Agency (NPA). These “fake store” websites accounted for about 7,000 reports of consumers in Japan being victimized by the theft of money or their personal information between June 2016 and June 2017.

  • Challenges to keep an eye on when using videos in email marketing

    Challenges to keep an eye on when using videos in email marketing

    Videos are said to be strong traffic and engagement guarantors in online marketing, especially when used in social media, since posting live videos and short clips is explicitly encouraged and promoted by networks like Facebook where visual content gets a lot of attention.

  • 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.

  • America’s CLOUD Act violates EU’s GDPR

    America’s CLOUD Act violates EU’s GDPR

    In the US, President Donald Trump just signed the Cloud Act, a law that leads to violations of the GDPR of the EU. The abbreviation stands for the Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data Act (CLOUD), which complements the existing Stored Communications Act (SCA).

  • A strategic approach to video marketing makes the big difference

    A strategic approach to video marketing makes the big difference

    The good old moving picture, aka video, is a popular tool for all companies that have something to show or to explain, making it interesting for marketing. Besides the fact that almost 90% of Internet users between the ages of 14 and 29 watch videos online every week, meaning that the most potent buyer group is undoubtedly video affine. Much of the consumption time of online videos is by no means attributable to new-modern social phenomena, such as binge-watching on large series and film platforms, but company’s advertising videos are often as well consumed on social media channels. In addition, the increased use of the internet via smartphone is boosting the need for new video marketing measures. If you manage to get into the microcosm of a potential buyer, advertising on video content can actually be lucrative.

  • Yahoo Mail launched new mobile web experience and Android Go App

    Yahoo Mail launched new mobile web experience and Android Go App

    By 2025, the number of global mobile internet users is predicted to expand by more than 50%, making it crucial to understand and meet the specific needs of this massive wave of new mobile users, Yahoo Mail said in one of its recent press releases  when introducing its new mobile web experience and a new app optimized for Android Go phones. Regardless of device, location, storage capacity, or network speeds, the same first-class Yahoo Mail experience can now be provided

  • Circles.Life partnered with Adobe to deepen customer insight and enable better CX

    Circles.Life partnered with Adobe to deepen customer insight and enable better CX

    Born with the vision of revolutionizing the telco industry by giving power back to customers, the Singapore-based company Circle.Life is the world's first fully digital telco and has become the fastest-growing telco in Singapore since its commercial launch two years ago.

  • A real-world survivor story: How to ensure immunity against disruption

    A real-world survivor story: How to ensure immunity against disruption

    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’s the secret sauce that has its ranking furiously rising to the top? In a word: it’s real. Here is a microcosm of humanity, desperately in need of a shower, stripped of all pretension, pressurized to the point of breaking, and left to write their own survival story. Conditions are tough, each episode says, now how far are you willing to go to come out on top?

  • Digital Transformation and IoT will drive cybersecurity spend to $134 billion annually by 2022

    Digital Transformation and IoT will drive cybersecurity spend to $134 billion annually by 2022

    Juniper’s new research, Cybersecurity: Mitigation Strategies for Financial Services, Operators, Enterprise & IoT 2018-2022 found that nearly 70% of 2022 spend would originate from medium-sized businesses, as cybercriminals target ‘low-hanging fruit’.

  • Streamr and Fysical partner to reshape human location data market

    Streamr and Fysical partner to reshape human location data market

    In the wake of the recent Facebook scandal, Fysical, that provides a protocol for the transparent and compliant exchange of physical world data on the blockchain, is partnering with the blockchain-backed data platform Streamr to put consumers back in control of their data.

  • To what extent can AI positively support brand building or perception?

    To what extent can AI positively support brand building or perception?

    Artificial intelligence has become indispensable in science, ultimately it is able to analyze large amounts of data much faster than the human brain. By now, the systems have even progressed so far that they deduce appropriate conclusions and can act accordingly. Thus, the discipline has made breakthroughs in discovering correlations in research in various fields, marketing being one of them. When looking at chatbots, for instance, AI has found by now its place, with its capability of processing a large part of customer inquiries automatically due to comprehensive, underlying database(s) and intensive training.

This week's highlights

AI makes search engine advertising simply better

Category: July 2018 - Voice Search & Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
Supposedly, Google started the trend of using Artificial Intelligence (AI) in 2015 using it to optimize its algorithm and RankBrain. Today, digital marketers are making use of AI to make their life a
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Allocate your search engine advertising budget strategically

Category: July 2018 - Voice Search & Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
Today, an individual and personal customer approach is essential, hence, Search Engine Advertising (SEA) started to influence its success with targeted and locally controlled customer communication. W
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Google Assistant: Ready to help and spy on you wherever possible

Category: July 2018 - Voice Search & Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
EU regulators just sentenced Google to pay a record-breaking €4.3 billion ($5 billion) fine for Android antitrust violations, in their attempt to force the tech giant to stop the ‘illegal t
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Internet broadcasters can save millions by adding just a few lines of code, Teleport Media reveals

Category: June 2018 - Mobile & Video Marketing
A naturally growing audience is a longed-for result for any owner of streaming services. Preferably, the growth is predictable and manageable, otherwise, it can be detrimental when such growth is out
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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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Ooyala reports on the rising tide of streaming video content

Category: June 2018 - Mobile & Video Marketing
Ooyala, a provider of software and solutions that optimize the production, distribution and monetization of media, just presented its Q1 2018 Global Video Index Report. For more than 10 years the comp
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Previous month's highlights

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.

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

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

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.

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)

Poor data application in the creative process is leading to a significant wastage in digital ad spend, according to the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) Singapore’s Measurement, Standards & Data Committee in its latest white paper, “Creativity Inspired by Data”.

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'Unliche' to unleash Digital Marketing Intelligence

Category: May 2018 - Cybersecurity & Data Protection

Security tips for ad server operators

Category: May 2018 - Cybersecurity & Data Protection

Meet the e-privacy regulations with login alliances

Category: May 2018 - Cybersecurity & Data Protection

How to prevent damage from phishing scams and malware

Category: May 2018 - Cybersecurity & Data Protection

Blockchain and Marketing

Category: May 2018 - Cybersecurity & Data Protection

Singapore companies embrace technology enabled techniques to fight fraud

Category: May 2018 - Cybersecurity & Data Protection

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

Category: May 2018 - Cybersecurity & Data Protection

America’s CLOUD Act violates EU’s GDPR

Category: May 2018 - Cybersecurity & Data Protection

Singapore’s Cybersecurity Act

Category: May 2018 - Cybersecurity & Data Protection
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