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Triton Digital Integrates dataxu’s TouchPoint DSP with the a2x Programmatic Marketplace to Provide Buyers with Access to Top-Tier Digital…

Triton Digital, the global technology and services leader to the digital audio and podcast industry, announced the integration of its programmatic audio advertising marketplace, a2x, with the TouchPoint DSP by dataxu, a leading software provider for marketing professionals. The integration provides dataxu’s customers with the ability to add online audio from premiere broadcasters, podcasters, and streaming music services around the world to their programmatic, omnichannel buys through private marketplace (PMP) deals. “We…

Stop Wasting Your Programmatic Ad Spend

Programmatic is held up as the savior of marketing efficiency and is undeniably a useful addition to the marketer’s toolkit. But when poorly executed it can have an adverse effect on efficiency. Almost £5.7 billion will be spent on programmatic display ads this year, nearly 90% of UK display, but just because this spend will be deployed via programmatic channels doesn’t automatically mean it will not be wasteful. Waste is likely to come from various sources. Budget will be misspent on excessive retargeting. It will be…

Reinventing “Programmatic” for the Health Industry

A key challenge for all marketers today is finding digital audiences as media consumption continues to become increasingly fragmented. This is no different for healthcare marketers, who are frequently looking to reach highly specific individuals, who are interested in or have specific conditions; no matter how small or niche the population, and in a manner that is compliant with strict privacy standards. There's no doubt that the growth of programmatic is the ad industry's biggest success story of the past 10 years and…

Beachfront Announces New Set-Top Box VOD Programmatic Advertising Capability For MVPDs

New Technology Delivers Modern-Day Demand Partners, and Creates New Programmatic Sales Channel for MVPDs’ VOD Inventory Beachfront announced its new MVPD-side technology stack to monetize set-top-box VOD inventory, becoming the de facto programmatic video advertising platform for multichannel video programming distributors (MVPDs). Beachfront streamlines VOD and OTT advertising, creating net new revenues for Publishers and MVPDs. Today’s news marks a renewed emphasis for Beachfront on TV advertising, plugging MVPDs into…

Beeswax Announces “Bid Models” to Power Programmatic In-Housing

Latest Product Signals Next Step in Making "Bring Your Own Algorithm" a Reality for Programmatic Media Buyers of All Sizes and Sophistications Beeswax, the industry's first extensible programmatic buying platform, announced the release of "Beeswax Bid Models", a powerful new optimization tool that enables media buyers to deploy custom multivariate bidding algorithms with minimal technical or engineering overhead. Bid Models has been in beta testing since January, with early customer adopters experiencing significant…

New Study Reveals Why In-House Programmatic Teams Struggle To Optimize Digital Media

 Survey by Advertising Perceptions and Origami Logic Shows Lack of Expertise, Resources & Timely Intelligence Delay Efforts to Effectively Optimize  A new study by Advertiser Perceptions and Origami Logic has found that the majority of advertisers report that the difficulty of measuring and optimizing cross-channel digital advertising campaigns presents a significant barrier to creating efficient media plans. The survey, which collected responses from 156 US-based advertising decision makers, also found that the…

IAB Tech Lab Announces Two New Technologies to Build More Transparency & Trust in the Programmatic Supply Chain

sellers.json & OpenRTB SupplyChain Object Specifications Made Available for Public Comment The IAB Technology Laboratory has introduced for public comment two new technical specifications aimed at increasing trust of the digital advertising supply chain, specifically on the supply-side of real-time bidding and programmatic buying. The first new technology, sellers.json, enables buyers to verify the entities who are either direct sellers of or intermediaries in the selected digital advertising opportunity for purchase.…

BrightLine And SpotX Make Buying Enhanced TV Ads At Scale Easy

SpotX Enables One-Stop Solution for Programmatically Buying Brightline Enhanced AD Units Across Array of Premium Media Owners SpotX, the leading global video advertising and monetization platform, announced an expanded partnership with BrightLine, the market leader in enhanced TV advertising, to deliver a direct pipeline of premium inventory to advertisers, enhanced with BrightLine's robust suite of personalized and interactive ad formats. The solution streamlines the execution of enhanced ads at scale across over-the-top…

It’s How You’re Buying, Not Where You’re Buying Media That Matters

For the most part, the mobile inventory available across DSPs is similar, and when an SSP’s SDK is directly integrated with an app, it doesn’t mean that SSP is the only one with access to that app’s inventory. Most apps integrate with multiple SDKs and/or work with a mediation partner to optimize their monetization goals. Success in mobile, particularly on the performance side, relies on how you buy, not just where you buy. To buy efficiently, you need the data and tools to identify, on the bid request level, the…

TechBytes with Elan Carter, Vice President, US Programmatic Strategy, YouAppi

Tell us about your role and the team/technology you handle at YouAppi. I joined YouAppi earlier this year to help move the company into the programmatic space and expand its’ business offerings. YouAppi has a ton of performance data gathered from years of leading the install and post-install in-app mobile business, and we are now working on making that data more useful in the programmatic landscape. We’re in the process of making our technology offering more accessible to programmatic buyers and brands that execute their…

iPinYou Partners with Weibo to Provide a More Integrated Advertising Solution across Social and Programmatic Platforms

iPinYou, China’s leading programmatic platform, recently partnered with Weibo to integrate their Chinese consumer data and media inventory into iPinYou‘s programmatic platform. This integration helps international brands navigate and decipher China’s complex media landscape and maximize advertising efficiency. Grace Huang, founder and CEO of iPinYou, stated, “iPinYou values highly the integration with Weibo DMP. The platform, with its social-oriented and information-hosting nature, allows iPinYou to offer clients more…

Netmining Partners with Bidtellect to Offer Programmatic Native Advertising

Marketers Can Now Combine Native Ads with Audience Data for Stronger Retargeting Netmining, the leading provider of data-driven targeting solutions, announced a new partnership with Bidtellect, the leading Native Demand Side Platform (DSP), to enhance clients’ intelligent native advertising capabilities. This partnership will help advertisers connect with customers utilizing a content-driven approach, with native being the perfect next-generation enhancement to a marketer’s current display advertisements. Netmining…

Nation’s Leading Real Estate Brokerage Taps Oracle as It Modernizes Home Buying and Selling

Berkshire Hathaway Affiliate Homeservices of America Teams with Oracle to Revolutionize the Home Buying and Selling Process HomeServices of America, a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate and one of the country’s premier providers of homeownership services, has selected Oracle Cloud to power the reimagination of the home buying and selling process. With Oracle Cloud, HomeServices, as part of its broader technology initiative, is transforming its operating model to enable its affiliated brands to offer a superior customer…

Looking Ahead: Predictions for Programmatic Advanced TV Advertising

The competitive diversity scenario i.e. all-against-all will greatly intensify across the global television advertising market throughout 2019. Global platforms with bottomless pockets will quickly penetrate local markets; local traditional players will produce and license premium content for big platforms; technology will accelerate the disintermediation from large producers and rights holders to audiences; successful subscription models will be accompanied by new non-advertising formulas; traditional and virtual…

PebblePost Doubles Down on Programmatic Direct Mail Growth with New Executive Appointments

PebblePost, the leading digital-to-direct mail marketing platform, announced the appointments of two new executives: Cathy Mulrow-Peattie as lead General Counsel, Privacy Officer and Secretary, and Bridget Gola as Senior Vice President of Performance Measurement and Analytics. Mulrow-Peattie and Gola join the leadership team during a period of growth and expansion for PebblePost, following the recent close of the company’s Series C financing, to expand the company’s capabilities and accelerate the adoption of Programmatic…

Basis by Centro Expands Programmatic Advertising Capabilities for Native and Digital Audio

Basis Further Automates Digital Media Planning, Activation, Reporting and Reconciliation for All Channels, Ad Units and Buying Tactics Centro, a global provider of advertising technology,  announced enhanced programmatic advertising capabilities for native and digital audio that push marketers toward complete automation for all media buying and execution. Centro’s Basis is a digital media platform that facilitates planning, activation, reporting and billing reconciliation for all channels, ad units and buying tactics…

NCC Media Names Programmatic TV Pioneer and Two-Time Technical Emmy Winner Gerrit Niemeijer as Chief Technology Officer

NCC Media, the national television advertising sales, marketing and technology company owned by Comcast Corporation, Charter Communications, Inc. and Cox Communications, announced it has named Gerrit Niemeijer as chief technology officer.  A two-time, technical Emmy Award winner for his work as CTO of ad tech company Visible World, Niemeijer led development of the world's first programmatic platform for buying linear TV, AudienceXpress, and holds more than 20 patents in the advanced TV space.  At NCC, he will oversee the…

LiveRamp IdentityLink for RTB Sets New Benchmarks in Programmatic AdTech

This week, the leading provider of identity resolution service and data onboarding, LiveRamp, announced the availability of their IdentityLink for Real-Time Bidding (RTB). With the introduction of the IdentityLink for RTB, the Marketing Technology company could be leveraged to deliver free perpetual access to its scaled, people-based identifier. Here on, DSPs would leverage LiveRamp’s independent omnichannel identity graph to bid on digital advertising inventory. With this announcement, LiveRamp has opened its free access…

IPONWEB hires Moritz Wuttke to Build on Programmatic TV Potential

Advertising Technology Specialist Expands Its Focus on Growing Digital TV Market IPONWEB, an industry pioneer and world leader in the development of advanced advertising platforms and infrastructure, announced the appointment of Moritz Wuttke as Senior Vice President, Commercial for its newly-created TV Solutions Group. In this role, Wuttke will be responsible for developing, leading, and managing all TV commercial opportunities globally and will partner with internal product and technology teams to expand IPONWEB’s…

PubMatic Launches OpenBid, Bringing Full Strength of Programmatic Monetization to the Mobile App Environment

The Programmatic-First SDK Offers App Developers Benefits of Header Bidding PubMatic, the publisher-focused sell-side platform (SSP) for an open digital media future, announced the launch of OpenBid, a breakthrough programmatic-first solution that provides app publishers and developers with a gateway to programmatic demand and brand ad budgets. Consumers globally are increasingly interacting with media via mobile devices, and many brand advertisers are turning to in-app advertising to reach this highly-engaged…