Apple rebrands its annual music festival and announces live stream on Apple Music

Apple rebrands its annual music festival and announces live stream on Apple Music

Apple has rebranded its annual live music festival and will livestream the performances on Beats 1 in a bid to promote Apple Music. Formerly known as the iTunes festival, Apple’s yearly music festival will now be branded the Apple Music Festival and will feature headliners Pharrell Williams, One Direction, Florence and the Machine and Disclosure. […]

NASA launches out of this world smartwatch app competition

NASA launches out of this world smartwatch app competition

NASA is embracing the smartwatch revolution by opening a free for all design competition in which the public are invited to create an app for Samsung Gear 2 wearing astronauts on the International Space Station. Hosted via Freelancer.com the initiative will offer the creator of the best app a cash prize of $1,500 with the […]

Smartphones overtake laptops as number one internet device

Smartphones overtake laptops as number one internet device

A third now see their smartphone as the preferred device to access the internet, while 4G subscriptions grew tenfold over the course of last year. Smartphones have now overtaken laptops as the most popular device for getting online, with record ownership and use key drivers. This is according to Ofcom’s 2015 Communications Market Report, published, […]

New York Times Plans to Make Its Mobile Ads More Native, Less Interruptive

New York Times Plans to Make Its Mobile Ads More Native, Less Interruptive

“Mobile advertising as a whole is just fairly crappy,” said Sebastian Tomich, The New York Times senior VP of advertising and innovation. Mr. Tomich isn’t saying anything controversial. Most people seem to agree that those thin horizontal banners pinned to the bottom of publishers’ mobile sites haven’t won many fans. Neither have the full-screen interstitial […]

The Moneytizer launches in London

The Moneytizer launches in London

The Moneytizer, a new ad platform specialising in online ad optimisation for small and medium-sized editorial publishers, has launched its first UK office in London. The business, originally founded in France in 2014, provides the leading ad optimisation platform for small and medium publishers such as bloggers. Its sole purpose is to give those publishers […]

Samsung & RSC make Shakespeare accessible for students with new app starring David Tennant

Daunted by Shakespeare? There’s an app for that...

Samsung & RSC make Shakespeare accessible for students with new app starring David Tennant

Samsung Electronics UK has teamed up with the Royal Shakespeare Company, supported by ad agency Cheil, to launch a new app starring famous actors, a rapper and a beatboxer to bring Shakespeare to life for 11-18 year olds. The Android app, called RE:Shakespeare, features interactive games and videos and is hosted by RSC ambassador, David […]

Cannes We Meet? Swipe Right to Meet People at Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity

Cannes We Meet? Swipe Right to Meet People at Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity

Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity – June 22, 2015 – Virool, the fastest growing advertising technology, released a new mobile site that plays matchmaker for thousands of advertising and marketing executives set to descend on the South of France this week for the annual Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. Known as “Cannes We […]

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