Now Google tries to corner the global SME mobile ads market

This is what my eagle-eyed chum Stuart Smith thinks anyway, in a recent post. This is what he writes. As a headline grabber, it isn’t quite up there with the search giant’s big news of the week – ‘Google and ...

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WPP’s global creative boss John O’Keeffe tells Ad Age what WPP’s holding company gong at Cannes means to him

WPP won the first Cannes lion for holding company company of the year this year, a vindication of former BBH creative director John O’Keeffe’s input as WPP’s global CCO since he joined in 2008. Among others in what he calls ...

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Rupert Murdoch sells cut-price MySpace, gets green light to bid for BSkyB

Ruperr Murdoch’s 81st year could be more significant than any of the others in the media industry veteran’s long and contentious career as boss of News Corporation. Today he’s agreed to sell his social media site MySpace (acquired for $580m ...

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The jewels in the crown – the world’s top indie agencies are Wieden+Kennedy, Droga5 and Germany’s Jung von Matt

Which, strangely enough, were the three top agencies in the Cannes awards list of top indie agencies. I was actually going to put Mother third in this list despite a disappointing Cannes (the judges obviously didn’t get Ikea, reasonably probably) ...

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