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 […]

The New York Times CEO Mark Thompson: ‘branded content needs to be worth paying for’

The New York Times CEO Mark Thompson: ‘branded content needs to be worth paying for’

In an eye-opening keynote at New York’s Social Media Week, New York Times (NYT) chief executive Mark Thompson outlined the future of the publication and how it fosters innovation. “Sometimes, you should just go with your instinct”; a phrase that reverberated not only around the main room at The Times Centre is Manhattan on Febraury […]

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 […]

Three to block mobile ads at European network level

Three to block mobile ads at European network level

Three is set to become the first major mobile network operator in Europe to block ads, after partnering Shine Technologies, a specialist in blocking mobile advertising. The company said the ad-blocking technology would be rolled out to all Three Group operators, beginning with the UK and Italy. Three also runs operators in Austria, Denmark, Ireland […]

Samsung unveil Unpacked campaign ahead of Mobile World Congress

Samsung unveil Unpacked campaign ahead of Mobile World Congress

Samsung has unveiled its Unpacked campaign, created by agency 72andSunny, highlighting how Samsung and its users have progressed through great innovation over the years, as a prelude to the Samsung event at Mobile World Congress starting February 22. The video goes through a timeline of Samsung’s most notable innovations in technology, unpacking the brick phone down […]

Tapjoy Aims to Bring Nuance to Mobile Ad Mediation

Tapjoy Aims to Bring Nuance to Mobile Ad Mediation

Monetisation platform Tapjoy has announced partnerships with a number of the industry’s leading ad mediation companies, including MoPub, Fyber and AerServ, with the aim of bringing more sophisticated user-level segmentation and predictive analytics to their platforms. The partnerships will enable app developers to leverage mediated ad demand in conjunction with advanced tools aimed at improving ROI […]

Samsung creates 4D Ski Jump VR for Youth Olympics

In partnership with the Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games, as the mobile sponsor of Olympics, Samsung takes ski jumps to the next level with Gear VR in 360 degrees of virtual reality. The 4D VR experiences will be available to the public during the Winter Youth Olympic Games from February 11th to February 21st […]

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