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Media in 2014 will be harnessing connected experiences

Media in 2014 will be harnessing connected experiences

The power of mobility, the breath of platforms, the application of new data and the harnessing of connected experiences are set to guide marketing in 2014, says Mindshare's chief executive, Mark Creighton.

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CEO Mayer hails 'new super-charged Yahoo' as profits rise

CEO Mayer hails 'new super-charged Yahoo' as profits rise

Yahoo's chief executive Marissa Mayer said the digital company had transformed into a more innovative and focused operation within the past year, and was "encouraged" by a 46% rise in second-quarter profits...

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IAB figures: Witnessing the rise of mobile

IAB figures: Witnessing the rise of mobile

IAB's digital advertising figures for 2012 published today highlight the ongoing momentum behind mobile as a media platform, fuelled by the proliferation of smartphones and tablets, and an increasing number...

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Wickes appoints OMD UK to search account

Wickes appoints OMD UK to search account

Wickes, the home improvements store, has appointed OMD UK to its search account after a competitive pitch involving Aegis Media's iProspect.

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Comment: Dave Katz on digital

Comment: Dave Katz on digital

Dave Katz, UK managing director at Ybrant digital, warns marketers not to become complacent about digital media in all forms, as the sector still has plenty of curve balls to come.

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Asus cleans up at T3 Gadget Awards as Samsung wins best phone

Asus cleans up at T3 Gadget Awards as Samsung wins best phone

Asus was the big winner at last night's T3 Gadget Awards, winning five categories including the night's most prestigious award, Gadget Of The Year, for the Google Nexus 7 by Asus tablet.

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Maxus appoints search and biddable director

Maxus appoints search and biddable director

Oliver Wood has joined Maxus from GroupM in the new role of search and biddable director.

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Google changes algorithm to demote pirated content in search

Google changes algorithm to demote pirated content in search

Google is making a major change to its search algorithm by downgrading pirated content in its search rankings, following pressure from the media industry.

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Trend report: Media looks to recruit future skill sets

Trend report: Media looks to recruit future skill sets

As media recruitment shifts to new skill sets in media including data analytics, tech functions and increasingly entrepreneurial thinkers direct from start-ups, Mark Banham asks, is the media industry...

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MG OMD appoints OMD UK's Hayley Spence as head of search

MG OMD appoints OMD UK's Hayley Spence as head of search

Manning Gottlieb OMD has appointed OMD UK's strategy director Hayley Spence as its first head of search, following the promotion of Mark Mitchell.

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My Media Week: Ellie Edwards

My Media Week: Ellie Edwards

This week, Ellie Edwards, managing director at WPP performance marketing agency Quisma, catches up on her Sunday supplement reading, gets hiring at the rapidly expanding agency, and steals a go on her...

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DMGT acquires international digital recruitment business

DMGT acquires international digital recruitment business

The group behind the Daily Mail has acquired international job search business Jobrapido for at least €30m (£24.7m).

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Google profit surges as UK revenues rise 19%

Google profit surges as UK revenues rise 19%

Google's net income for the first quarter has risen 60.7% to $2.89bn (£1.81bn), while revenues from the UK climbed 18.7% year on year to $1.15bn (£721m).

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WPP launches innovation unit GroupM Next

WPP launches innovation unit GroupM Next

WPP's GroupM is to launch GroupM Next a new innovation unit designed to support its four agencies, MediaCom, Mindshare, MEC and Maxus.

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Expedia adds its weight to EU Google anti-trust probe

Expedia adds its weight to EU Google anti-trust probe

Expedia, the online travel agency, has become the latest company to file a complaint to the European Union about Google, accusing it of breaking competition laws.

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Spotify takes the plaudits in the latest IPA Online Media Owner survey

Spotify takes the plaudits in the latest IPA Online Media Owner survey

As Spotify is crowned the top online supplier in the IPA Online Media Survey, Media Week looks at those who fared well and those who should consider upping their game in this hotly contested sector.

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Google blasts MPs' web screening proposal

Google blasts MPs' web screening proposal

Google has hit back at MP's calls for the screening and restricting of offending online content, likening it to "asking phone companies to listen in on every call".

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My Media Week: Marco Bertozzi

My Media Week: Marco Bertozzi

This week Marco Bertozzi, managing director EMEA for the VivaKi Nerve Center, visits Spain, plays squash with Greg Grimmer, and teeters on the wrong side of The Thin Blue Line.

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Google breaks $10bn quarterly revenues mark

Google breaks $10bn quarterly revenues mark

Google's UK revenues have exceeded $1bn (£645.74m) in the UK for the second quarter in a row, while total revenues increased by 25% year on year to exceed $10bn (£6.46bn) in a single quarter for the first...

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Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang steps down

Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang steps down

Jerry Yang, the co-founder of Yahoo and a key opponent to Microsoft's 2008 bid for the one-time internet darling, has resigned two weeks after the appointment of a new chief executive.

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