Get Around Town: Need a temporary set of wheels? Getaround is a car-rental market place app that lets you rent a car by the hour, day or week. Getaround rentals come as all-inclusive packages, which include insurance, 24-hour roadside assistance, a Getaround car-kit, iPhone app and a Web app. TechCrunch
Get Out Your Mobile Wallets: It’s official, Google is launching its Google Wallet NFC payment system this summer. This is my next
iPad 3 Rumors: Acting Apple CEO Tim Cook’s recently took a trip to Samsung headquarters to check out Samsung’s advanced OLED screens presumably for the iPad 3. The iPad 3 is rumored to launch toward the end of this year. Mashable
Turnover Trouble: Recent research from Distimo found that the top apps chart on Google’s Android Market had considerably less turnover than the top apps chart on Apple’s App Store, which resulted in fewer overall downloads. CNET
Amazon App Store: Amazon launched its app store for Macs called the Mac Download Store (yes, very creative). This new market place features about 250 titles all available for purchase via “an install-less download process.” All Things D
Marketers weigh the cons of working with Google Ad Manager amid Justice Department’s new lawsuit
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Atlas Obscura wants to be profitable before raising funds in a tricky media market
Atlas Obscura wants to turn a profit this year before it raises another funding round, at a time when publishers are facing lower valuations and pickier investors as deal activity slows.
Publishers report Q1 ad revenue is pacing 10-25% behind forecasts
Publishers are facing a slow start to Q1 and sales teams have a lot of work to do to regain lost time.
SponsoredHow ad tech is tackling waste by optimizing supply chains
Sponsored by Bidtellect The programmatic and digital advertising industry is well aware of the inefficiencies in buying and selling — from auction duplication and volume bias to multi-integrations and reselling — but how did it get this out of control? How can we fix it? A redundant, multiple-step process to ad delivery has become the norm, […]
WTF is cookie stuffing?
Fraud is a well-documented pox on digital advertising, but it’s also an issue for publishers and marketers working together on affiliate marketing deals, too. One of the more tried-and-true techniques is cookie stuffing.
Bloomberg, Axios, Politico, other business publishers rethink subscriber retention during the economic downturn
Premium publishers, like POLITICO, Axios and Bloomberg, have to make sure their fees are still considered a necessity as readers recalculate their spending and companies recalculate their expense budgets.