Federal prosecutors in Manhattan are investigating whether ad agencies have been receiving rebates, or “kickbacks,” from media companies in exchange for business, according to The Wall Street Journal. Lack of transparency around media buying practices has been an issue for years. It became a high-profile topic among industry executives in 2015 after Jon Mandel, the former CEO of media buying...
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A new job listing for a role in Apple’s AR/VR division suggests that Apple wants to rethink or potentially streamline the way that apps are made for its future headworn devices. It could also suggest that Apple is exploring a move beyond the App Store model that has brought it both success and waves of criticism on mobile.The listing in question, which went live on Monday, is for an AR/VR...
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