India says not to preorder Starlink until it obtains a license

The Verge

As the report notes, the Indian government says that the company needs to obtain a license to operate in the country before it starts deploying its services. Photo by Nilay Patel / The Verge.

LG will license its webOS software to other TV brands

The Verge

But that redesign isn’t something that buyers of licensed webOS TVs will have to think about — at least not yet. The company will have control over the TV software experience across more devices — and also take in more advertising revenue. Image: LG.

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Amazon’s advertising business is surging amid industry-wide ad sales boom for tech giants

GeekWire

Amazon’s advertising business continue to grow rapidly as it is now one of the company’s key sources of revenue. Perhaps more importantly, advertising is a high-margin business, helping boost Amazon’s profits that grew to $7.8 Amazon Advertising(GeekWire Photo).

EA disables in-game advertisements in UFC 4 following fan backlash

TechSpot

While licensing agreements with major sports brands like FIFA, Madden, and NBA have forced gamers to accept whatever comes their way, it looks like even EA realized EA seems to have figured out that putting full-on commercials in the middle of a $60 video game doesn't sit well with gamers.

The rapid progress of personalized advertising and the changing role of creative - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

About Ross Dawson Keynote Speaking/Strategy AHT Group Future Exploration Network The Insight Exchange Repyoot Recent Media Appearances « The IPTV landscape | Main | Update on Future of Media Summit 2007 » The rapid progress of personalized advertising and the changing role of creative Ross Dawson, July 2, 2007 4:20 AM US PT Yahoo! However this initiative illustrates just one element of a powerful and long-term trend towards greater personalization of advertisements.

Creating the Future of Advertising - looking back to look forward - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

Specific symptoms include pricing pressures from a procurement mentality, increasing competition from adjacent industries such as the new digital media companies and strategy consulting firms, and a drive to the commoditization of advertising creative within the array of services offered by the advertising and marketing communities. I recalled that in 2000 I had written an article on the future of advertising for BOSS magazine which discussed all of these issues.

Job advertisement: Exceptional Executive Assistant/ Professional Support - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

» Job advertisement: Exceptional Executive Assistant/ Professional Support Ross Dawson, September 19, 2006 11:37 PM US PT I am currently advertising for someone to work at the core of my team, based out of Sydney. I’m advertising online, through word-of-mouth, and it makes also sense to put this on my blog too.

APML gains momentum – this could transform the personalization of advertising - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

is a meaningless term » APML gains momentum – this could transform the personalization of advertising Ross Dawson, October 2, 2007 1:45 PM US PT I’ve written before about attention profiling as one of the major trends in the online world. In today’s online environment, in which ad networks are central to value, it strikes me that attention profiles could become central to the way that advertisements are served.

The evisceration of traditional media – advertising flows to digital - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

However Blodget continues to research the Internet industry on his blog Internet Outsider , where he has recently been writing provocatively titled posts such as Dead-tree media deathwatch: RIP Business 2.0 , Running the Numbers: Why Newspapers are Screwed , and T he Great Advertising Share Shift: Google Sucks Life Out of Old Media. The top-line figures are that US advertising at Google, Yahoo!, Or from another perspective, total advertising increased by 8% to $13.8

The cost of online advertising sales and media globalization - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

The article quotes me on the issue of scale in online businesses in Australia, especially relating to the cost of advertising sales. one of the most transformational advances in the online world over the last years was the introduction of Google AdSense , which allows anyone with a website to get advertising revenue without any overheads. Google sells advertising, aggregates it, and then allocates it across millions of websites.

'Caffeine' Phishing Toolkit Could Keep Microsoft 365 Users up at Night

SecureWorld News

Users sign up for a core Caffeine account, pay for licensing, and then receive campaign infrastructure and configuration. Besides relying on word of mouth to grow, Caffeine is advertised on underground forums dedicated to cybercrime, particularly on the Dark Web.

Say goodbye to your favorite podcast promo codes

The Verge

McNeil is one of many direct response advertisers who’ve found a home in podcasting. McNeil, for example, says the cost to advertise doubled on one of his brand’s go-to shows after it was acquired — although so far, they’ve honored his prior price point.

MicroSoft: Still dominating in enterprise office automation

CTOvision

Here is how Microsoft describes themselves: Microsoft Corporation is engaged in developing, licensing and supporting a range of software products and services. The Company also designs and sells hardware, and delivers online advertising to the customers. The Company operates in five segments: Devices and Consumer (D&C) Licensing, D&C Hardware, D&C Other, Commercial Licensing, and Commercial Other. Bob Gourley.

Ad-tech firm iSpot leads $16M investment in industry peer TVision

GeekWire

As part of the investment, iSpot will receive expanded licensing terms that make it the only measurement company able to use TVision’s tech, the companies said in a news release. iSpot CEO Sean Muller. iSpot Photo). Seattle-area ad-tech firm iSpot.tv

Veritone launches new platform to let celebrities and influencers clone their voice with AI

The Verge

Recording advertisements and product endorsements can be lucrative work for celebrities and influencers. that will let creators, media figures, and others generate deepfake clones of their voice to license as they wish. Veritone’s Marvel.AI

U.S., German Authorities Shut Down Hydra, Largest Darknet Marketplace

SecureWorld News

The DOJ discussed Hydra's operations in a recent statement: "According to the indictment, vendors on Hydra could create accounts on the site to advertise their illegal products, and buyers could create accounts to view and purchase the vendors' products.

Scammers allegedly earned $195,000 referring fake drivers to delivery apps

The Verge

They allegedly used alcohol orders as an excuse to scan users’ driver’s licenses. Court documents outline a complicated fraud scheme involving bots, GPS spoofing, social security numbers bought on dark web sites, and driver’s licenses copied from unwitting app users.

Regulation could shape the future of targeted online advertising. and of media - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

About Ross Dawson Keynote Speaking/Strategy AHT Group Future Exploration Network The Insight Exchange Repyoot Recent Media Appearances « Launch of RossDawson.com | Main | Community quality and network leadership trump numbers: Digg loses contributors to Mixx » Regulation could shape the future of targeted online advertising. There is no question that targeted advertising is one of the most fundamental forces shaping the entire media landscape.

Building a digital content platform for Botswana's creative ambitions

TM Forum

One of Dintwa’s initiatives upon joining BoFiNet was to directly fund content creators in Botswana rather than simply license internationally created content.

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Internet advertising revenue soars – how much further to go? - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

About Ross Dawson Keynote Speaking/Strategy AHT Group Future Exploration Network The Insight Exchange Repyoot Recent Media Appearances « Playing with new event formats: Mobile Meshwalk | Main | The vast potential of Internet radio is in jeopardy » Internet advertising revenue soars – how much further to go? I suspect it is the former, which begs the question of the scale of internet advertising revenue in the rest of the world.

Amazon reveals ‘confidential’ podcast plan in mass email; shows must agree not to disparage Amazon

GeekWire

We have not submitted our weekly GeekWire Podcast for inclusion, or agreed to the license terms, and we did not agree to treat the information in the email confidentially before receiving it. BigStock Photo / KFifa.

Reuters finally decides to charge you for its online news stories with a paywall

The Verge

Reuters said it generates half of its revenue from its largest client, the financial data firm Refinitiv, and also makes money from online advertising. Photo Illustration by Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images.

T-Mobile data breach exposed the personal info of more than 47 million people

The Verge

The data in the stolen files contained critical personal information included first and last names, dates of birth, Social Security numbers, and driver’s license / ID numbers — the kind of information you could use to set up an account in someone else’s name or hijack an existing one.

Washington state AG sues ‘deceptive’ tech sales training company

GeekWire

The lawsuit alleges that the company engaged in “unfair and deceptive advertising, recruiting, and lending practices targeting Washingtonians looking for work, and unfair and deceptive methods used to enforce and collect upon unenforceable financing agreements.”

Venezuelan Doctor Linked to Jigsaw and Thanos Ransomware

SecureWorld News

The first was that they could buy a "license" to use it for a set amount of time. Doctors are generally trusted as people who want to help others. Depending on the type of doctor, their job description is quite literally to save lives.

Microsoft revenue climbs 13% to $38B as stay-at-home orders boost cloud and games businesses

GeekWire

However, traditional Office software licensing continued to suffer, and the company said LinkedIn and search advertising were impacted negatively due to the slowdown in jobs and the economy. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, at a past shareholder meeting. GeekWire Photo / Todd Bishop).

5 Best Ads Revenue Boosting WordPress Plugins

Galido

Advertisements. Advertisements are also a great way to monetize your website. This is one of the best ways to plan your advertisement campaigns. You can also create advanced time tables for when your advertisements will show up.

Technology Short Take 153

Scott Lowe

This article contains some good information on IPv6 for those who are just starting to get more familiar with it, although toward the end it turns into a bit of an advertisement. And it’s publicly available on GitHub , although not licensed with a typical open source license. Welcome to Technology Short Take #153! My personal and professional life has kept me busy over the last couple of months, so things have been quiet here on the blog.

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Facebook ads made News Feeds in Georgia more partisan and less informative

The Verge

Facebook banned US political advertising in the wake of the November 3rd presidential election as part of its broader effort to fight election misinformation. Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge.

Turning Your Idea Into An Actual Product

Galido

If you are looking to protect your invention or license it, the only way to ensure that your idea is protected is to file a patent with the U.S. United Patent Network also offers a high-profile advertising and PR program and ensures to continue to stimulate interest and drive sales among a global audience. Unlike other companies that advertise just the brand, they focus on properly exposing client’s ideas to the companies who might have an interest in a licensing deal.

Media Revenue Models Framework: 12 categories of income sources for media companies

Trends in the Living Networks

In a connected world, the possibilities transcend the classic advertising, sales and subscription models. Advertising. Licensing. Brand licensing. License platform. Serve advertising. Contextual advertising. As the world of media moves beyond its traditional boundaries, media operators need to broaden their thinking about potential revenue sources.

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Google: Innovating in AI but can they catch up with cloud leaders?

CTOvision

But the majority of their business is still today selling advertisements. Google segment is engaged in advertising, sales of digital content, applications and cloud services, as well as sale of Google branded hardware. Other Bets segment is engaged in the sale of Nest hardware products, Internet and television services through Google Fiber, and licensing and research and development (R&D) services through Verily. Research Team.

The NFL now lets teams chase blockchain sponsors but bans specific crypto and fan token deals

The Verge

While the rule change also lets teams advertise NFTs and the companies behind them, it won’t allow the use of official logos and other markings in any of the ads. It also blocks teams from “engaging in product licensing arrangements or sponsorships for NFTs or NFT companies.”

Ad:tech Sydney: Keynote session – The New Media Mix - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

» Ad:tech Sydney: Keynote session – The New Media Mix Ross Dawson, February 2, 2007 10:00 PM US PT Ad:tech has been the main event in town in advertising and technology for 10 years now, running conferences first in New York, San Francisco, Chicago, Miami, then Europe and Beijing. User generated and advertiser generated content : Does the highly targetted nature of user generated content outweigh the lack of control over content?

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Swedish video game conglomerate to acquire Portland’s Dark Horse Comics

GeekWire

Its current licensed comics include one that’s based on the Netflix series Stranger Things, several volumes that expand the story of Avatar: The Last Airbender, and a line of books set in the campaign world of the Dungeons & Dragons live-play show Critical Role.

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Apple’s privacy-focused Private Relay feature isn’t coming to China

The Verge

The previous year, Apple removed several major VPN apps from its App Store in China in response to local regulations requiring VPN providers to have a government license. Apple says Private Relay hides a user’s traffic from ISPs, advertisers, and even Apple itself

Why Spotify can’t afford to lose Joe Rogan

The Verge

The chief issue, he said, is Joe Rogan, Spotify’s star podcaster to whom it reportedly paid up to $100 million for an exclusive license to his show. The company specifically licensed his show with the goal of both converting listeners to the platform and making money through ad sales.

Real estate guru to launch industry news site, led by Seattle tech vets, amid tough housing market

GeekWire

The business model for Real Estate News will include advertising and subscriptions, Robinson said in a follow-up call. million licensed agents and more than 100,000 brokerage companies in the United States.

Cannabis marketplace Leafly closes SPAC merger deal and will go public on Monday

GeekWire

Founded in 2010, Leafly’s online marketplace lets customers shop and select cannabis products from licensed retailers. It also makes money from advertising. (Leafly Image).

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Panasonic photoshopped a white man’s head onto a Black man’s body

The Verge

And while Shutterstock’s license agreement does say customers may not “Portray any person depicted in Visual Content (a “Model”) in a way that a reasonable person would find offensive,” Getty Images doesn’t seem to have any similar terms.

Leafly to go public via SPAC merger that values Seattle cannabis marketplace at $385M

GeekWire

Founded in 2010, Leafly’s online marketplace lets customers shop and select cannabis products from licensed retailers. It also makes money from advertising. (Leafly Image). Leafly is joining the SPAC party.

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Facebook will stop accepting new political ads a week before the US presidential election

The Verge

Facebook will stop taking new political advertising in the United States in the seven days leading up to the election, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said today as part of a series of steps the company is taking to protect against election interference. Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge.

Tech Moves: Highspot adds executives; Blue Origin vets depart; Disney hires former Microsoft exec

GeekWire

He made his mark at Microsoft as the leader of the company’s intellectual property group, implementing a strategy of patent licensing and litigation. The Interactive Advertising Bureau hired Lartease Tiffith as EVP of public policy.