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February 18, 2019 in Advertising

Group FaceTime Still Partly Broken After Security Update, Apple Aware

A few weeks ago, Apple's Group FaceTime was discovered to have a major security flaw which potentially allowed users to…
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October 15, 2018 in Advertising

From the Model T to the 'Peanuts' gang, a look back at Ford's WPP relationship

Credit: Ford Motor Co. Ford Motor Co.'s surprising move last week to replace WWP with Omnicom's BBDO as its lead…
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January 23, 2019 in Advertising

Target Confirms Apple Pay Rollout Won't Include REDcard

Target yesterday announced that all of its stores will begin accepting Apple Pay in the coming weeks, but it still…
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September 11, 2018 in Advertising

Media planners battle the bots

Credit: iStock When Lawrence Teherani-Ami was a media planner in the late '80s and early '90s, the tools of his…
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October 8, 2018 in Advertising

Monday Wake-Up Call: Brett Kavanaugh beer memes, and other news to know today.

Credit: iStock/IvancoVlad Welcome to Ad Age's Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can…
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August 28, 2018 in Advertising

Trump pitches 'fake news' fit Google's way

Credit: _ultraforma_/iStock Tweets, lies and threats. It's morning in America! President Trump decided to go after Google early this morning,…
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December 18, 2018 in Advertising

The NAACP boycotts Facebook and Instagram, and CBS denies Les Moonves severance pay: Tuesday Wake-Up Call

Credit: Christophe Morin/Bloomberg Welcome to Ad Age's Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You…
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October 12, 2018 in Advertising

AT&T CEO floated CNN sale to ease U.S. concerns on Time Warner

Credit: Bloomberg AT&T Chief Executive Officer Randall Stephenson floated the idea of selling CNN when he met with U.S. antitrust…
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February 6, 2019 in Advertising

'Failing' New York Times hits 13-year high as subscriptions soar

Credit: Tiffany Hagler-Geard/Bloomberg President Donald Trump has repeatedly described the New York Times as "failing," but its latest results tell…
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January 29, 2019 in Advertising

Watch Toyota’s Super Bowl ad starring a female football player

Toyota is leaning into female empowerment with a Super Bowl ad that features Antoinette "Toni" Harris. She is the first…
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October 8, 2018 in Advertising

Watch 'SNL' spoof the Presidential Alert system in a faux Cricket Wireless ad

Last Wednesday millions of Americans with cell phones got a text message ostensibly from President Donald Trump as a part…
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January 16, 2019 in Advertising

AirPower Referenced in iPhone XS Smart Battery Case Description in Malaysia

As discovered by MacRumors tipster Sri Ram and others on Twitter, Apple has referenced its long-awaited AirPower charging mat in…
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November 16, 2018 in Advertising

Agency Brief: Tony Hawk and 'Thank u, next'

Credit: Sean T. Smith / @stsphotovideo I'm fairly certain Ariana Grande doesn't plan her breakups and subsequent breakup anthems around…
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February 2, 2019 in Advertising

Apple Delays FaceTime Update After Eavesdropping Bug Fiasco

Apple will reportedly issue the software update next week
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November 7, 2018 in Advertising

Apple Seeds Second Beta of macOS Mojave 10.14.2 to Developers

Apple today seeded the second beta of an upcoming macOS Mojave 10.14.2 update to developers, one week after seeding the…
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February 3, 2019 in Advertising

Bud Light attacks Miller Lite, Coors Light in Super Bowl ads

Bud Light opened up a new front in the beer wars Sunday with three Super Bowl ads that criticize Miller…
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January 28, 2019 in Advertising

Howard Schultz for president? Plus, Coke vs. Pepsi at the Super Bowl: Monday Wake-Up Call

Howard Schultz, former Starbucks CEO, in 2016. Credit: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg Welcome to Ad Age's Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising,…
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September 20, 2018 in Advertising

Apple Watch Series 4 Unboxing Videos Reveal New Packaging for Aluminum and Stainless Steel Models

A few days after unboxing videos for the iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max were shared online, some of the…
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November 15, 2018 in Advertising

Apple Hunting for Wireless Modem Engineers Near Qualcomm's San Diego Headquarters

According to a new report out today by Bloomberg's Mark Gurman and Ian King, Apple is aggressively hiring engineers in…
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November 2, 2018 in Advertising

Apple Highlights Depth Control Feature on iPhone XS, XS Max and XR With New How To Video

Apple today shared a new how to video that's designed to walk new iPhone users through using the Depth Control…
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September 4, 2018 in Advertising

Bozoma Saint John is the latest big name to speak at Ad Age Next

Bozoma Saint John will explore how businesses, and people, have to reinvent themselves now. Credit: Endeavor The crew of innovators, founders,…
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November 7, 2018 in Advertising

Watch the newest ads on TV from Google Home, Stash, Delta Air Lines 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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February 4, 2019 in Advertising

NFL commercial wins USA Today's Super Bowl Ad Meter

The National Football League's commercial celebrating its 100th anniversary won USA Today's Super Bowl Ad Meter, which asks online volunteers…
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October 25, 2018 in Advertising

'I'm tired of the Instagram CEOs': Spilling tea with TBWA's Troy Ruhanen

Troy Ruhanen Credit: Alfred Maskeroni/Ad Age Subscribe to us on iTunes, check us out on Spotify and hear us on…
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September 12, 2018 in Advertising

Havas takes stake in multicultural agency Rep├║blica

República Havas: Luis Casamayor, Paul Marobella, Jorge A. Plasencia Credit: República Havas One of the largest independent Hispanic agencies in…
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November 1, 2018 in Advertising

New iPad Pro Has Comparable Performance to 2018 15″ MacBook Pro in Benchmarks

A series of benchmark results have shown up on Geekbench for the new iPad Pro, and its new eight-core A12X…
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August 22, 2018 in Advertising

Tim Cook Poised to Receive Around $120 Million in Apple Stock as Tenure and Performance Award

Apple CEO Tim Cook is poised to receive 560,000 shares of Apple stock on Friday, worth approximately $120.4 million based…
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November 19, 2018 in Advertising

Amazon bets you will order groceries online this Thanksgiving

Credit: David Williams/Bloomberg The Thanksgiving turkey is browning, your guests are on route, and you suddenly realize you forgot whipped…
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November 14, 2018 in Advertising

Marketer's Brief: No, Tide is not getting into the wine business

Welcome to the latest edition of Marketer's Brief, a quick take on marketing news, moves and trends from Ad Age's…
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January 4, 2019 in Advertising

Apple Faces Second Class Action Lawsuit Threat Over Failing to Warn Investors About Slowing iPhone Demand

New York-based law firm Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman has announced it is investigating whether Apple and certain executives violated U.S.…
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September 10, 2018 in Advertising

Kuo: USB-C on 2018 iPad Pro, Touch ID on 2018 MacBook, EKG and Ceramic Backs on All Apple Watch Series 4 Models, More

Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has issued a new research note today, obtained by MacRumors, that outlines several predictions about Apple's…
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