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Kindle Fire Devastating for Rivals: Given the fact that the Kindle Fire is currently retailing at under half the price of the iPad, Amazon looks well positioned to wrestle at least some tablet market share from Apple this holiday season. But that could have a “devastating” effect on sales for other tablet makers, according to analysts at Nomura. “We are struggling to see why a consumer would pay twice as much for a slightly larger tablet but with little content,” argues analyst Richard Windsor. Perhaps he has a point. Retail prices for the PlayBook were around $359, while Samsung’s Galaxy Tab sells at $499, for example. PaidContent — Jack Marshall @JackMarshall
Overheard at Dmexco 2022
Ad tech's jamboree in Germany is back IRL after two years with dissenting voices striking a note of caution.
Member ExclusiveDigiday+ Research: What are publishers’ priorities heading into Q4?
Digiday asked publisher professionals what their business priorities will be in the next six months, as economic uncertainty persists and Q4 rapidly approaches.
NBC News, Remezcla drive site traffic through search and social
Remezcla has seen 48% of its Gen Z audience reach the site through search, and for NBC News, Snapchat has become a top-five traffic driver in the last few months.
Sponsored<strong>How marketers are responding to shoppers’ wants this holiday season</strong>
Matthew Tilley, executive director, marketing, Vericast With the holidays right around the corner, the economy may force some consumers to adjust their plans and stretch their dollars even further. While some shoppers may rein in their spending, others will still go all out despite a cloudy economic outlook. Given the current economic climate, consumers are […]
How A+E Networks cross-promotes podcasts to improve discovery
A+E promotes its podcasts to grow an audience by marketing the shows to its TV audience and finding outside partnerships.
Why IMAX is acquiring AI-driven video company SSIMWAVE
The acquired company provides media and entertainment companies with AI-driven video quality solutions to help minimize image quality issues on streaming services.