Apple says a (possibly tongue in cheek) thank you to app developers

Who’d be a “developer?” Lots of people, obviously, searching for the next big app thing on Apple. Maybe that’s what all those laptop maniacs who put down roots in cafes across the world are doing. Anyway Apple has produced a ...

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Hungry for Love Island? Mother brings Uber Eats to the party

Uber Eats reportedly paid £5 million for its Love Island sponsorship, and Mother London is helping make the most of their money with this savvy series of idents. You need to know all the tropes to get the jokes, but ...

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Media agency golden era is over says Sorrell

S4 Capital’s Sir Martin Sorrell (below) has been confiding to Digiday about his plans to buy a “first party data” company, averring that Dentsu’s Merkle is the kind of company he’s looking for, that Acxiom (just bought by Interpublic) and ...

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Fanta enters medieval lists with McCann’s battle of flavors

The rush to do everything Game of Thrones-style seems to have brought back the big budget commercial – after all, you can’t have all that fighting and slaughter on a shoestring (although some famous film directors, Orson Welles included, have ...

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BBC Creative aims for another killing with Eve

Most of us loved the first series of Killing Eve on BBC 1 – strewn with awards – and the second starts on Saturday, with a new writer Emerald Fennell. A big part of the first series’ success was surprise, ...

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Coke recycles Cannes winner for new recycling campaign

Coca-Cola is doing its bit for recycling with a poster campaign highlighting recycling bins in Europe. There’s another bit of recycling too, its Cannes Grand Prix winner from 2012, designed by student Jonathan Mak Long for Ogilvy China, then under ...

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Goldman Sachs says WPP’s Read is on the right track

The mighty Goldman Sachs has directed some welcome intelligence (if that’s what it is) WPP’s way, saying the marcoms group stands to benefit as “some large advertisers” step up their marketing efforts. It says its shares, currently 960p, should benefit ...

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