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March 22, 2019 in Advertising

Cardi B tries to trademark her catchphrase. And Facebook flubs again: Friday Wake-Up Call

Cardi B at the Grammy Awards Credit: Lester Cohen/Getty Images for The Recording Academy Welcome to Ad Age's Wake-Up Call,…
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November 15, 2018 in Advertising

NBC makes push to woo direct-to-consumer advertisers

November 13, 2018 episode of 'This Is Us' Credit: Ron Batzdorff/NBC NBC Universal is making a push to attract more…
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February 25, 2019 in Advertising

ABC goes Gaga as Oscar ratings rally 12 percent

Credit: Lady Gaga via Youtube Despite the lack of a host and a consensus favorite among the Best Picture nominees,…
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September 27, 2018 in Advertising

Free beer for Trump supporters in the U.K.? Not so fast, says anti-Trump brewer

Credit: Brewdog U.K. Trump supporters won't be getting free beer after all. That was the promise originally made by Atlanta-based…
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January 17, 2019 in Advertising

GM pulls disputed 'Real People, Not Actors' TV ad

Chevrolet will stop airing its most recent "Real People, Not Actors" TV ad that claims the brand has better reliability…
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March 20, 2019 in Advertising

WSJ Says Apple Approved Production of AirPower Earlier This Year as Previously Rumored

The Wall Street Journal today reports that Apple approved production of its long-awaited wireless charging mat AirPower earlier this year…
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February 8, 2019 in Advertising

Texas Software Engineer Daven Morris Also Reported FaceTime Bug to Apple One Day Before it Made Headlines

In a support document outlining the security content of iOS 12.1.4, Apple credited both 14-year-old Grant Thompson of Catalina Foothills…
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January 16, 2019 in Advertising

Smart Battery Case for iPhone XS Not Compatible With iPhone X [Update: Maybe?]

Apple yesterday debuted new Smart Battery Cases for the iPhone XS, XS Max, and XR, and review units are in…
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October 31, 2018 in Advertising

Back to the future: The return of contextual advertising

Back to the future: The return of contextual advertising By GumGum.Illustration by Francesco Zorzi. The world has gotten wise to…
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December 11, 2018 in Advertising

Apple Seeds First Public Betas of iOS 12.1.2, macOS Mojave 10.14.3, and tvOS 12.1.2

Apple today seeded the first beta of iOS 12.1.2 to public beta testers, one day after seeding the same beta…
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January 16, 2019 in Advertising

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December 11, 2018 in Advertising

Google CEO rebuts claims of bias, data tracking in Congress

Credit: Bloomberg Google Chief Executive Officer Sundar Pichai kicked off his first appearance before Congress Tuesday refuting claims of bias,…
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January 31, 2019 in Advertising

Questionable Rumor Suggests iOS 13 Will Drop Compatibility for iPhone 5s Through iPhone 6s

A questionable and unconfirmed rumor from Israeli site The Verifier suggests that Apple's iOS 13 update, expected to be previewed…
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March 11, 2019 in Advertising

Reebok strives for revival in new campaign push

The '90s are cool again, and Reebok is banking on that as it strives for revival. Under a new top…
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March 12, 2019 in Advertising

A tale of two Biebers, New York mag shrinkage, Conde's music festival: It's Publisher's Brief

Credit: New York Magazine Welcome to the latest edition of Ad Age Publisher's Brief, our new roundup of news from…
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January 23, 2019 in Advertising

Watch the newest commercials on TV from BP, Casper, Florida's Natural and more

Every weekday we bring you the Ad Age/iSpot Hot Spots, new TV commercials tracked by iSpot.tv, the real-time TV ad…
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September 26, 2018 in Advertising

WPP is merging Y&R with VML, forming VMLY&R

Credit: VML WPP's new CEO Mark Read didn't take long to make his first big move: The holding company is…
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December 28, 2018 in Advertising

Penny: Christmas doesn’t need much. Only love.

‘Christmas Doesn’t Need Much, Only Love” is the title of Serviceplan Campaign’s seasonal film for German supermarket chain Penny. The…
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January 29, 2019 in Advertising

Apple CEO Tim Cook: Customers Are Holding on to Older iPhones 'a Bit Longer' Than in the Past

Apple saw lower than expected iPhone sales during its first fiscal quarter of 2019 (aka the 2018 holiday quarter) and…
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October 20, 2018 in Advertising

Apple Begins Selling Refurbished 2018 15-Inch MacBook Pro Models in United States and Canada

Apple has added 2018 models of the 15-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar to its refurbished store in the U.S.…
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December 10, 2018 in Advertising

Pringles returns to the Super Bowl

Image from Pringles' 2018 Super Bowl commercial Credit: Pringles Pringles is returning to the Super Bowl in 2019 after its…
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November 1, 2018 in Advertising

Apple Blames Currency Fluctuations and Uncertainty in Emerging Countries for Weak Holiday Sales Estimates

Though iPhone revenue was up in 4Q 2018, fourth quarter iPhone XS and XS Max sales were not as strong…
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February 6, 2019 in Advertising

Fake followers are hard to shake, according to new report

Credit: Mary Ellen Forte Unilever's effort to rid itself of influencers with fake followers hasn't made much difference, at least…
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December 3, 2018 in Advertising

Christmas comes early for retailers

Credit: Bloomberg Retailers got a merry start to the shopping season with a record-breaking Cyber Monday last week. But if…
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March 12, 2019 in Advertising

Watch the newest commercials on TV from Reebok, E-Trade, Halo Top and more

Every weekday we bring you the Ad Age/iSpot Hot Spots, new TV commercials tracked by iSpot.tv, the TV ad measurement…
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March 15, 2019 in Advertising

Inside CNN's upfront pitch to advertisers

Credit: CNN CNN is making its rounds to media agencies with its upfront pitch, unsurprisingly leaning heavily into the 2020…
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January 4, 2019 in Advertising

Apple Phishing Scams Growing More Advanced, With Latest Spoofing Apple Phone Numbers

Phishing scams attempting to get info out of Apple users are nothing new, but scammers are growing more clever and…
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March 21, 2019 in Advertising

Fuckjerry sued again, this time for stealing a meme

Social media personality Elliot 'Fuck Jerry' Tebele. Credit: Gabe Ginsberg/Getty Images Déjà vu. Controversial social media agency Jerry Media is…
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January 30, 2019 in Advertising

Facebook to Shut Down Controversial iOS Market Research App

Facebook has said it will end a controversial market research program in which the company paid users to install a…
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January 29, 2019 in Advertising

Angela Ahrendts Discusses Apple's Experiential Retail Strategy in New Interview

In a new interview with Vogue Business this week, Apple retail chief Angela Ahrendts has talked about Apple's approach to…
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October 25, 2018 in Advertising

Thursday Wake-Up Call: ANA kicks off in Orlando, McDonald's Triple Breakfast Stacks feast, and CNN becomes the story

Credit: McDonald's Welcome to Ad Age's Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can…
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