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Verizon Buys Yahoo: 8 Things You Need to Know

Yahoo Inc might be rewieving Verizon Communications Inc final bids to buy its core business for US$5 billion.The deal would boost Verizon’s AOL internet business and give the company access to Yahoo’s advertising technology tools, as well other assets such as search, mail, messenger and real estate.


NBCUniversal Buys DreamWorks Animation for US$3.8 Billion

NBCUniversal, a division of Comcast Corporation, has announced the acquisition of DreamWorks Animation for US$3.8 billion.Following the completition of the transaction, expected to close by the end of 2016, DreamWorks Animation become part of the Universal Filmed Entertainment Group and DreamWorks Animation CEO and co-founder Jeffrey Katzenberg will become Chairman of DreamW


AD-TECH ROUND-UP: Alphabet On Top, Curalate Gets More Funding, Samsung Allows Ad Blockers…

A summary of the most exciting recent news in advertising technology in the U.S., U.S.-Hispanic and Latin American markets. If you’re trying to keep up, consider this your one-stop shop. US/US-HISPANIC MARKET BIG CUTS AT YAHOO: Yahoo Inc. announced that it plans to lay off 15% of its employees in its $400 million cost-cutting mission, which CEO Marissa Mayer […]


AD-TECH ROUND-UP: Acquisitive LiveIntent, Gilette’s Mini Game, What’s App Brazil Nightmare….

A summary of the most exciting recent news in advertising technology in the U.S., U.S.-Hispanic and Latin American markets. If you’re trying to keep up, consider this your one-stop shop. By Portada Editorial U.S./U.S.-Hispanic Markets LIVEINTENT ACQUIRES DATA ONBOARDER. LiveIntent, a web platform that offers full-service e-mail advertising services for marketers and publishers, announced the […]


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We talked to Raja Rajamannar, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer at Mastercard, about the bran’s recent multi-year partnership with Riot Games, to become the first global sponsor for League of Legends esports.