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Gaming Marketers Flock to Android Ahead Of iOS IDFA Changes, Driving 120% Spike In Install Costs According To Liftoff’s Casual Gaming Report

The new report also sees opportunities for marketers in global regions, and the rise of high-performance ad formats as marketers look to reach users in new ways Liftoff, a global performance-based mobile app marketing optimization platform, today released its first report dedicated to casual gaming. The COVID-19 pandemic caused a spike in mobile gaming -- and increased competition for marketers -- as consumers searched for new ways to pass the time in self-isolation. Notably, Liftoff finds a steep increase in costs on…

Hanzo Names Paul Suh As Chief Financial Officer

Hanzo, a company known for its pioneering technology in dynamic web content preservation from enterprise collaboration applications and complex websites, announced the appointment of Paul Suh to the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Suh is based in New York and is responsible for driving Hanzo’s financial strategy, operational rigor, and overall performance. Marketing Technology News: Amongst Unprecedented Growth, CloudCover Invests in New Executive Service and Operational Leadership “As we set our sights…

Octane X launches On The Mac App Store!

RNDR and Enterprise Suite is now available for free on MacBook Pro, iMac Pro and Mac Pro Models OTOY is proud to officially launch Octane X on the Mac App Store - bringing the industry's first and fastest spectral GPU renderer to millions of macOS users - with all Octane X DCC plug-ins, Enterprise features, and RNDR support available for free, for the first time ever, exclusively on macOS Big Sur. OTOY Inc. is thrilled to release Octane X on the Mac App Store, bringing the industry's first and fastest…

Adverty Outlines a Unique Opportunity to Boost Monetisation Significantly With Seamless in-Game Advertising on the Unity Platform

Join the leading in-game advertising specialist on 3rd March to find out more about this opportunity and for the chance to win up to $50,0000 Adverty, the leading in-game platform for advertisers, agencies and game developers, will outline a unique opportunity to significantly boost monetisation with seamless in-game advertising on the Unity platform at a seminar taking place on 3rd March 1pm UK / 2pm CET. The upcoming seminar by Adverty will unveil how to integrate its Unity software development kit (SDK) into mobile…

Anzu.io Raises $9 Million To Fuel Expansion of the Advanced In-Game Ad Platform

The investment will further enable brands to enter the AAA video game space through in-game advertising that's native, creative, and real-time Anzu, the global advertising platform dedicated to gaming, has announced $9 million in new funding. The round was co-led by BITKRAFT Ventures and HBSE Ventures, with participation from the world’s largest marketing services organization WPP and Sony Innovation Fund, the investment arm of one of the world’s largest gaming groups and the owner of PlayStation, as well as Alumni…

Kevin Reilly, Former Chief Content Officer of HBO Max, Joins deepdub’s Advisory Board

Israeli Startup deepdub brings together high-powered industry executives across entertainment, technology and media with the addition of Kevin Reilly former Chief Content Officer, HBO Max & President, TNT, tbs, truTV deepdub, an AI innovator providing high-quality seamless localization for entertainment content at the click of a button, is excited to announce the addition of Kevin Reilly to their advisory board to guide and scale the organization following their launch into the market. Marketing Technology News:…

Daily MarTech Roundup: Latest Marketing and Sales Technology News, Product Announcements and Insights

Today’s Daily MarTech Roundup covers the latest in Cloud, Marketing Analytics, Automation, Customer experience, AI, and ML announcements from Okera (Analytics), Sayollo (Native & Programmatic Advertising), Searchlight Capital (Entertainment), Deck (eCommerce), to TaskUs (Customer Experience Management). Okera and Starburst Announce Strategic Partnership Okera and Starburst, the Presto Company, announced a strategic partnership to automate sensitive data discovery, security, and privacy protections, enabling secure data…

Ubisoft Enables Millions of Gamers to Create and Share Personalized Videos Summarizing Five Years of Game Playing Powered by Idomoo

Ubisoft recently released Ubisoft Connect, the biggest-ever overhaul of its ecosystem of player services. The company kicked-off this new adventure with players by celebrating their Ubisoft Journey with personalized Wrap-Up videos and infographics, using their statistics from the last five years of play. Ubisoft Connect Wrap-Up videos and infographics empower millions of gamers to share videos summarizing five years of game playing accomplishments powered by Idomoo’s Personalized Video as a Service (PVaaS™) platform.…

AdColony Teams Up with Mana to Change the Game for Brands, in Asia Pacific

AdColony, the in-app marketplace for brands, with a focus on gaming, announced its partnership with Mana Partners, the Singapore-based gaming & esports brand consultancy firm that connects brands with the gaming & esports industries, to unlock transformative partnerships for brands looking to leverage the immense potential offered by the global gaming & esports ecosystem. With gaming and esports being a highly complex and challenging space to navigate, the strategic partnership between AdColony and Mana…

AdColony and Anzu.io Join Forces to Bring Blended In-game Ads to Ultra-Engaged APAC Region

AdColony, the in-app advertising marketplace for brands, with a focus on gaming, has signed an exclusive partnership with global in-game advertising platform, Anzu. AdColony will now offer Anzu’s market-leading blended in-game advertising solutions across both display and video to brands and agencies in Asia Pacific. In-game advertising platform Anzu seamlessly blends real-world brand ads into gameplay across PC, console, and mobile games, while offering advertisers comprehensive ad viewability and programmatic…

Adverty Appoints Johanna Nymberg as Global Director of Business Development

Adverty AB (publ), the leading in-game platform for advertisers, agencies, and game publishers, has announced the hire of Johanna Nymberg as Director of Business Development, to spearhead further growth for the innovative company. This follows on the back of the launch of new offices across Europe and APAC and a raft of senior hires earlier this year. Adverty's mission is to deliver seamless advertising which connects brands and audiences through its revolutionary technology built for gaming. Nymberg will be…

Facebook Unveils Cloud Gaming to Race Against Stadia and Xcloud

With the ongoing testing in limited regions, Facebook has ventured into the cloud gaming universe with the launch of several cloud-streamed games. These games are available on the Facebook app and the browser, eliminating the need for any downloads.  Users can play the games available on the cloud service via the existing Facebook service. Further, there are no requirements for special hardware or controllers, as users can play with their hands on mobile and PC users can utilize mouse and keyboard.  For the first week,…

Ireland – Home of Halloween

Did you know Halloween began in Ireland? Halloween – a time for thrills, chills and wonderful traditions. But did you know that everyone's favorite spooky holiday began in Ireland? Trace Halloween right back to its origins and you'll find yourself in the mists of pagan Ireland over 3,000 years ago – a time when the ancient festival of Samhain was celebrated in the heart of Ireland's Ancient East to mark the beginning of winter. Marketing Technology News: Momo Announces New Executive Chairman and CEO At…

Adverty Continues Expansion of UK Team and Global Operations With Three Senior Hires

Leading in-game ad platform Adverty announces hires of Chief Commercial Officer Tobias Knutsson, Senior Director of Business Development Christian Atack and Senior Director of Sales Nicola Halpin to spearhead further growth. Adverty AB (publ), the leading in-game platform for advertisers, agencies and game publishers, has announced further expansion with three strategic hires, following the launch of its UK office earlier this year. Adverty delivers seamless advertising which connects brands and audiences through its…

New Survey: US Cloud And Online Gaming Market Stands To Generate Nearly $3 Billion

Consumer research explores consumer interest in cloud gaming and online gaming services New research from Parks Associates finds the US cloud gaming market could generate nearly $3 billion in annual subscription revenue, as 30% of US broadband households currently express interest in this service. The research, in Cloud Gaming Demand and Preferences, reports 74% of US broadband households play video games for at least one hour per week. Gamers play for an average of 22 hours per week, a number skewed towards heavy gamers,…

Entravision Appoints Stephen Chung as Chief Revenue Officer for Its International Digital Business

Entravision, a leading global media, marketing and advertising technology company, announced the appointment of Stephen Chung as Chief Revenue Officer (CRO) for its International Digital business unit. Reporting to the President of Entravision’s International Digital, Luis Barrague, Mr. Chung will oversee growth of global programmatic and performance business sales, team development and service quality. Marketing Technology News: BlueConic Expands Customer Lifecycle Orchestration Capabilities Entravision’s Digital…

Caesars Entertainment and Scientific Games Extend Sports Betting and iGaming Partnership

Partners Extend Agreement as They Launch Digital Sports Betting and iGaming in Pennsylvania and the Launch of Sports Betting in Indiana Scientific Games Corporation and world-class gaming operator Caesars Entertainment, have extended their existing digital sports betting partnership in preparation for the relaunch of the 2020/21 major league sports seasons. The move comes following recent mobile sports wagering launches in Pennsylvania and Indiana and the launch of online casino gaming in Pennsylvania. "We're delighted…

Victory Square Portfolio Company FansUnite Announces Merger with Askott Entertainment

Victory Square Technologies Inc. portfolio company FansUnite Entertainment Inc. and Askott Entertainment Inc. (“Askott”) announced entering into a definitive agreement on June 22, 2020 (the “Agreement”) to combine in an at-market merger, creating one of Canada’s leading gaming companies. Under the terms of the Agreement, FansUnite will acquire all of the outstanding securities of Askott by way of a three-cornered amalgamation (the “Transaction”) pursuant to which Askott and a newly incorporated subsidiary of FansUnite will…

IGN Installs the Yappa Video Commenting Tool Ahead of its Digital “Summer of Gaming” Event

Marking the First Time Attendees of a Major Global Gaming Event Have Been Able to Connect by Leaving Audio and Video Comments Yappa World Inc. is proud to announce that IGN, a world leader in games and entertainment media, installed the Yappa commenting tool across all English-language editions of IGN.com globally ahead of its first-ever global "Summer of Gaming" digital event, which kicks off today. IGN's content-rich "Summer of Gaming" experience safely brings the games community together throughout June 2020 as this…

67% of US Broadband Households Own and Use at Least One Internet-Connected Video Device

Industry report examines device and technology platform strategies for large players Amazon, Apple, Comcast, Google, Roku, Samsung, and Sony New research from Parks Associates finds 67% of US broadband households own and use at least one internet-connected video device, either a smart TV, streaming media player, internet-connected gaming console, or connected PVR/DVR. The firm's Connected Entertainment Ecosystems: Competition & Cooperation notes that these devices get plenty of use but also have lengthening…