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Block Chain Poised to Revolutionize Brands’ Connections with Customers

Customers can protect their personal data and monetize it, entering into a one-on-one relationship with brands through a technology called “smart contracts”. Smart contracts allow users to enter into data sharing agreements with brands that are “securely stored on the block chain along with the detailed terms and conditions,”

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ANALYSIS: Tribune Gets a Major Hispanic Footprint in SoCal after the Purchase of San Diego’s UT

The US $85 million Tribune is spending amount to a relatively high valuation for print properties, reflecting the value of the Southern California print and digital franchise. While smaller than the English-language publications of the Union Tribune, Tribune is also adding the Spanish-language weekly Enlace as well as s a weekly Spanish language lifestyle and entertainment magazine, Vida Latina San Diego. Tribune Publishing now owns a substantial portfolio of Southern Californian properties targeting the Hispanic Population.

Yahoo properties rank as 2nd largest reached by Smartphone in the U.S.

According to comScore, Inc. latest data from comScore MobiLens® and Mobile Metrix® February 2014,Yahoo has considerably spread out its mobile reach,positioning as 2nd Smartphone web property . Google Sites remained as the top mobile media property, while Facebook was the top individual app.

Comscore expands Cross-Platform Measurement Service in partnership with CIMM

ComScore, in collaboration with the Coalition for Innovative Media Measurement (CIMM), will expand its cross-platform measurement service. The industry will provide unified measurement of media usage on a national scale across TV, radio, desktop, smartphone and tablet. This will allow media companies, marketers and advertising agencies to experience the service for their brands as well as opening participation from CIMM member companies in addition to non-CIMM members.

2013 Ad investment in Spain declines by 10.1%

According to i2p study, advertising investment in Spain amounted to €3570.6 million (US 4846.27 million). This amount was lower by 10.1% compared to the € 3969.6 million (US 5388.73 million) invested during 2012.