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  • More efficiency in service excellence thanks to AI

    More efficiency in service excellence thanks to AI

    Although the AI development is still in its infancy, it’s clear by now that customer satisfaction can be achieved faster than ever with its help. However, like with any new technology, the typical principles apply: First, AI remained a marginal phenomenon and only experts dealt with it, but after it got some media attention it became the talk of the town. Then, with the first success stories, a hype develops that unfortunately attracts charlatans as well. High user expectations often result in disappointing practice experience, though.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • The 4th Industrial Revolution creates a customer divide that Salesforce knows how to tackle

    The 4th Industrial Revolution creates a customer divide that Salesforce knows how to tackle

    Salesforce announced new innovations across marketing, commerce and service enabling brands worldwide to deliver smarter, more personalized and connected customer experiences. In addition, Salesforce and Google continued to deliver on their strategic partnership with new integrations between Salesforce Marketing Cloud and Google Analytics 360 becoming available. Salesforce is showcasing these innovations and more at Connections, where top brands gather to learn how they can deliver next-generation customer engagement.

  • Reconsidering data privacy on social media

    Reconsidering data privacy on social media

    When using social networks, it is important to observe legal provisions with regards to content, comments and monitoring, since in social media marketing a variety of areas are included, such as supporting sales, simplifying service consulting, promoting advertising, attracting new customers or just improving the public perception of the company. Not to mention that social networks are preferably used for market research purposes via social media monitoring. In any case, it is important to respect some basic consumer data protection rights.

  • Meet the e-privacy regulations with login alliances

    Meet the e-privacy regulations with login alliances

    If you want to find out how to manage tracking users despite e-privacy regulation and to bypass the new hurdles, keep reading.

  • 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.

  • 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:

  • Ad Verification

    Ad Verification

    Ad Verification is a real-time technical process which verifies the inventory quality and visibility of advertising impressions. In the fight against fraud and the lack of transparency and viewability, advertisers and agencies can use Ad Verification to protect their brand image, besides boosting their campaign performance by streamlining media investment.

  • Hong Kong Customs take enforcement action against retail sellers of Illicit Streaming Devices (ISDs)

    Hong Kong Customs take enforcement action against retail sellers of Illicit Streaming Devices (ISDs)

    As part of Operation Trojan Horse, Hong Kong Customs recently undertook a series of raids against four retail outlets in Sham Shui Po and Wan Chai.

  • Asia's IoT optimism and adoption rate tops all

    Asia's IoT optimism and adoption rate tops all

    Asia's businesses are leading the world in Internet of Things (IoT) adoption, according to Vodafone’s IoT Barometer 2017/18, with the number of companies embracing connected devices soaring 200% compared to five years ago.

    Vodafone’s global survey of business sentiment, relating to investment and innovation in the IoT, examined four key factors for modern businesses, which we want to highlight in today’s issue again, namely the state of the market, business benefits, moving forward and future optimism.

  • Technology that raises the bar in the conversational application world

    Technology that raises the bar in the conversational application world

    “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 that there will be 24.5 million voice-first devices shipped this year, which will lead to a total device footprint of 33 million devices in circulation.

  • The changing 'lingual' face of ‘Digital India’

    The changing 'lingual' face of ‘Digital India’

    India commemorated its 69th Republic Day last week, celebrating the unique diversity and cultural heritage that the country is well known for. There’s a strong digital mindset that has been gripping the country, and Times Internet, has been recording the pulse of the nation with the release of its study titled ‘The Changing Lingual Face of Digital India’, which highlights the rapid shift of digital users towards regional content consumption. Times Internet is one of India’s leading digital products company and the digital venture of The Times of India Group. Every month, over 270 million customers visit a Times Internet property, and collectively spend over 10 billion minutes.

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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A strategic approach to video marketing makes the big difference

Category: June 2018 - Mobile & Video Marketing
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
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Mobile websites: The underestimated communications channel

Category: June 2018 - Mobile & Video Marketing
Apparently, mobile optimization, the preparation of the corporate website for optimal display on smartphones and tablets, is deemed negligible by many marketing or sales decision makers - in the other
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AppNexus expands inventory quality initiative and introduces Guaranteed Views

Category: June 2018 - Mobile & Video Marketing
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 powe
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Previous month's highlights

AdColony receives TAG Certification for fighting digital ad fraud

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

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.

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”.

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

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

The growth of the mobile app economy has been phenomenal since its inception in 2008. In just two years, “app” became Word of the Year, and later on, fodder for Hollywood movies - such as The Angry Birds Movie, based on the (then) ubiquitous gaming app.

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.

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Security tips for ad server operators

Category: May 2018 - Cybersecurity & Data Protection

How to prevent and ward distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks

Category: May 2018 - Cybersecurity & Data Protection

Blockchain and Marketing

Category: May 2018 - Cybersecurity & Data Protection

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

Category: May 2018 - Cybersecurity & Data Protection

Streamr and Fysical partner to reshape human location data market

Category: May 2018 - Cybersecurity & Data Protection

America’s CLOUD Act violates EU’s GDPR

Category: May 2018 - Cybersecurity & Data Protection

Singapore companies embrace technology enabled techniques to fight fraud

Category: May 2018 - Cybersecurity & Data Protection
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