Fortnite-maker Epic Games is taking legal action against Google and Apple after being banned from their app stores.
Digital and mobile ad spend in the US will grow modest amount in 2020, even as the pandemic cause overall ad spend to plunge $16.4bn, according to new research.
Huawei Consumer Business Group has struck new partnerships with global brands, including Samsonite and Karcher, that will see the mobile giant’s products integrated into each brands customer experience.
Drive-to-Store Platform S4M has formed global partnership with VIOOH, a planning and trading platform for the programmatic buying and selling of Out-of-Home (OOH) advertising, allowing marketers to effectively combine mobile and OOH to drive in-store foot traffic.
In a major U-turn, the UK government has ordered all Huawei technology to be stripped out of the UK’s 5G network by 2027.
Mobile data and analytics company App Annie has launched Ascend, a mobile performance suite that provides both app market data as well as advertising analytics.
Verizon Media has launched a full-screen native ad format “Brand Story” that allows advertisers to re-use their existing social media ‘stories’ creative assets and deliver their content across the Verizon Media Ad Platform.
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Burger King is partnering with TikTok with a new campaign that lets customers order their burgers through the medium of dance.
While the current health crisis and economic uncertainty will have short-term impacts on 5G adoption, the future for 5G remains bright, according new research.
Lockdown is changing mobile consumer behaviour, with brands such as Discord and Disney+ improving at the expense of Playstation and ITV, according to new research.
Analytics firm AppsFlyer has developed a campaign-level in-app advertising measurement solution that will enable Facebook app developers to optimise their user acquisition strategy.
Local community based online forum Nextdoor and Barclays have formed a new partnership to connect people with local businesses.
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The owners of Virgin Media and O2 have confirmed a £31bn merger to create a new “national champion” to challenge BT and Sky in the UK.
The UK is currently testing its COVID-19 tracing app on the Isle of Wight, a vital tool to help stem the spread of the virus. But is it effective? Does it stay on in the background? Does it stop false reporting? Technology and message recovery service Reincubate were able to get an early view into the app ahead of it going live in the UK.
The COVID-19 pandemic has led to global ad prices falling across all media channels except digital video and display, according to new research.
Apple has seen profits slip slightly but sales grow amid the spread of COVID-19, and promised investors billions more in stock repurchases and dividends.
It is possible to implement a privacy-respecting contact tracing app that can achieve widespread adoption in the UK, but only if the NHS, rather than the government, run it, researchers at Cass Business School have found.
Ogury has launched its new Video Chooser format, which delivers full-screen, user-chosen video ads to the advertising market for the first time, with Mastercard, Bayer and ConAgra the first big names to sign up.