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Apple’s ad agency has layoffs as the company beefs up its in-house ads group

Apple’s dedicated ad agency is cutting staff. Media Arts Lab, a unit within Omnicom Group agency TBWA that’s dedicated to Apple advertising, laid off several staffers Monday. The company wouldn’t say how many were laid off, but a report from Bloomberg, which first broke the news, placed the number at 50. “Yesterday was a difficult day, as we had to part with some of ... Read More »

Nigel Farage earns at least €30,000 a month from media company

 Nigel Farage in the European parliament in Strasbourg on Tuesday. He is among the parliament’s highest earners. Photograph: Roberto Monaldo Lapress/LaPresse via ZUMA Press/REX/Shutterstock Nigel Farage is earning at least €30,000 (£26,900) a month from his media company Thorn in the Side, his latest earnings declaration reveals. Members of the European parliament are required to declare all income earned on top ... Read More »

How To Position Your Company As A Media Rock Star

Fifty years ago, The Byrds offered some sage advice for anyone who wanted to be a rock star: “Take some time and learn how to play.” When it comes to media relations, today’s growing tech companies can benefit from that maxim. It’s natural for emerging businesses to want name recognition and star status — at least with their investors, boards ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi A1 Android 8.0 Oreo Beta Update Needs Testers, Says Company

HIGHLIGHTS All Mi A1 users are eligible to apply for the program Active users on the MIUI Global Forum will be selected for testing Xiaomi warns that this will not be a stable build Xiaomi is now inviting applications from beta testers for the Android 8.0 Oreo update that will roll out soon on the Xiaomi Mi A1. The announcement, posted on the official MIUI website, ... Read More »

Here’s how Roku – the electronics company that’s kept Apple and Amazon at bay – makes money

If you’re familiar with Roku, the first thing that likely comes to mind are its digital media players. But the company has other ways of bringing in money that just by selling its $100 boxes and $40 streaming sticks. In fact, the fastest growing area of its business is actually selling advertising. The private company revealed some crucial details about ... Read More »

A media company known for supermarket magazines is upending the digital publishing model

Bauer Xcel Media US wants to be at the forefront of using data and analytics. The US digital offshoot of the German media giant encourages its editors and sales teams to collaborate Bauer editors take into account what content will make the most money from ads when making decisions on what to cover. Editors are supposed to think about what their readers ... Read More »

Make Wellness Travel a Staple in Company Trips for Happy, Productive Employees

The world has become obsessed with the pursuit of wellness, and the travel industry is far from immune. In fact, wellness travel is one of the fastest-growing tourism industries today, with predictions that it will rake in $680 billion in 2017 alone. Related: 6 Ways to Curb Jet Lag and Travel Fatigue Wellness travel is popular, of course, because it seeks to push “pause” ... Read More »

Moto G5, Moto G5 Plus Launch Teased in Countdown Clock on Company Site

Moto has started creating hype around its upcoming event at the side-lines of MWC 2017 in Barcelona later this month. The company’s Germany website is now hosting a strange countdown which is set at 20 days and few hours to go – hinting at the company’s February 26 event just ahead of the MWC trade show. The company website teasing ... Read More »

ZTE Hawkeye Specifications Were a ‘Mistake’ Says Company; Snapdragon 835 SoC an Option

ZTE’s Project CSX isn’t becoming a runaway success that the company hoped it would. The crowdsourced smartphone, the ZTE Hawkeye, isn’t getting the anticipated response on Kickstarter, and mostly the mid-range specifications are being blamed. Even though ZTE gave the smartphone eye-tracking capabilities and a self-adhesive back, the specifications are mediocre at best. While the $199 price attached to the ... Read More »

Nokia Android Phone With Snapdragon 835 SoC in the Works, Company Hints

HMD Global, the company that owns rights to the Nokia brand, has just dropped a hint that the company may soon reveal a new high-end flagship smartphone. While responding to some user queries on Chinese social network Weibo, Nokia’s account seemingly confirmed that the company is working on a Snapdragon 835-based smartphone. The company however added that this may take ... Read More »