Ad Tech

Now Havas joins the blockchain gang

Blockchain is a buzzword for 2018: it powers cryptocurrencies and can turn a company into a magnet for funding. Havas is the first of the big communications groups to buy into the hype with the launch of Havas Blockchain, a ...

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Lessons from SXSW: Y&R’s Gracie Page on ever-changing martech conferences and where innovators should go next

With a start to the tech year chock-full of big-name events that are just as big a bragging right as they are an innovation opportunity, I’ve started hearing rumblings of discontent from my adland colleagues. General displeasure with the enormity ...

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This is how Publicis Groupe’s Marcel platform will work

Publicis Groupe has revealed details of how Marcel will work when it launches in January 2019. Marcel, you may remember, is the reason Publicis Groupe hasn’t entered any awards over the last year. At Cannes 2017, CEO Arthur Sadoun got ...

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Ikea game show puts taste to the test

Ikea’s latest work is a TV game show called “Matchers Keepers,” which works a bit like Mr and Mrs, but for flatmates and families in place of married couples. Instead of being asked about their personal habits, contestants are probed ...

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Lessons from SXSW: Neil Davidson of HeyHuman

“It’s like Glastonbury for Geeks.” Before I got on the plane from muggy England to Austin, Texas, that’s what I was told to expect of South by Southwest (SXSW), the world’s leading tech and innovation conference. Glastonbury for geeks. Possibly ...

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