Samsung’s NYC Flagship Is More of an Interactive ‘Playground’ Than a Store

Samsung’s NYC Flagship Is More of an Interactive ‘Playground’ Than a Store

Samsung recently opened the doors to Samsung 837, the brand’s answer to the Apple Store. Located in New York’s Meatpacking District at 837 Washington St., the three-floor flagship isn’t so much a store—you can’t buy anything there—but a “marketing hub” for the brand. “[What] we’ve created is a playground where people can connect with Samsung […]

Mastercard adopts selfie security as an alternative to passwords

Mastercard adopts selfie security as an alternative to passwords

Mastercard is the latest financial institution looking to make it easier for customers to access their money by embracing new biometric log-ins enabled by new technological breakthroughs. After HSBC recently announced it is moving to accept biometric voice and fingerprint security prompts, Mastercard revealed at the Mobile World Congress tech show in Barcelona that it […]

Havas helia data experts tap into IBM intelligence to design a beer that’s full of New Year cheer

Havas helia data experts tap into IBM intelligence to design a beer that’s full of New Year cheer

Customer engagement agency Havas helia has worked with IBM Watson to capture the mood of the nation during the New Year party season to create a world first – a beer that tastes of joy and optimism. Data experts at Havas helia analysed thousands of New Year related messages on social media and matched them […]

JWT Japan & KIT MAIL Hologram Offer Cheer to Hard Working Students

JWT Japan & KIT MAIL Hologram Offer Cheer to Hard Working Students

KitKat sounds like “kitto katsu,” which means “surely win” in Japanese. That’s made the chocolate bar from Nestlé a popular gift for students studying for university entrance exams, as a way to give them some encouragement during what is surely one of the most stressful times in a young person’s life. Building off its award-winning KIT […]

Audi enters Google competition to put Quattro Rover on moon

Audi enters Google competition to put Quattro Rover on moon

Audi has put together a team of crack scientists and engineers to manufacture a lunar rover and enter Google’s XPrize Foundation space competition to put a robotic vehicle on Earth’s cosmic neighbour, a project that encapsulates its ‘Vorsprung durch Technik’ slogan. Audi has teamed up with a group of engineers dubbed ‘The Part-Time Scientists’, and […]

Tiempo BBDO highlight the top trends for 2016

Tiempo BBDO highlight the top trends for 2016

In the early days of the year many experts rush to make lists with predictions that will influence the strategies of brands in the near future. In Tiempo BBDO, they asked 10 experts true visionary, who know better than anyone, what trends and developments brands will incorporate into their communications strategies. Predictions for Social Media, Online […]

Facebook’s imminent Oculus Rift launch promises boost for VR sector

Facebook’s imminent Oculus Rift launch promises boost for VR sector

Facebook-owned Oculus announced it is to begin accepting pre-orders for its virtual reality (VR) headset Rift, bringing renewed vigour to the sector as a host of competitors are also poised to unveil similar offerings at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES). A post on the company’s official blog announced that it is to begin accepting pre-orders from […]