WPP

The Morning Lowdown 10-04-11

»  Price-Fixing Case Against Apple (NSDQ: AAPL), Major Book Publishers Mushrooms (paidContent)

»  Microsoft (NSDQ: MSFT…

Affectiva raises $5.7M to sense and measure emotion

Affectiva, a Massachusetts start-up spun out of the MIT Media Lab, has nabbed $5.7 million in Series B funding to help it pursue technology which helps recognize and measure human emotions. The company sees big opportunities in helping companies understand and gauge how people are feeling.

Startup Aims to Create Big Apps for Big Data

What if you amassed petabytes of data and then realized you had nothing you wanted to do with it? It’s not enough to hoard data hoping for patterns; to create the true promise of a big data revolution the industry needs big apps.

The Morning Lowdown 01-26-11

»  “Rupert Murdoch has to succeed,” declared WPP CEO Martin Sorrell at the Natpe conference. He was was specifically referring the…

WPP Digital Acquires Blue State Digital

Blue State Digital, the interactive ad shop best known for managing then-candidate Obama’s online advertising efforts, has been acquired by…

The Morning Lowdown 10.15.10

»  As expected, Warner Bros. (NYSE: TWX) Television Group has acquired a majority stake in UK production company Shed Media. [The…

The Morning Lowdown 08.26.10

»  Former US Weekly editor Janice Min is spicing up The Hollywood Reporter — but is the venerable trade mag getting too gossipy?…

Why Yahoo Should Buy WPP

Alok Kejriwal is CEO and co-founder of the online gaming company games2win.com. He blogs at rodinhood.com.

In October of last year alone, Y…

NebuAd Bites the Dust

NebuAd, the company that planned to enable Internet Service Providers to offer behavioral advertising based on a person’s web surfing history, has…

WPP To Relocate To Lower Tax Bill

WPP may join the growing number of UK businesses planning to relocate to Ireland to lower their tax bill. Accountancy Age reports that the a…

WPP Buying Indian Online Ad Agency Quasar

WPP, the global ad agency holding company, is buying online media agency Quasar Media. This puts to rest the speculation that has been on fo…