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What Is Intelligent Tracking Prevention and How Does It Work?

2017-09-21 12:44:35 by Maciej Zawadziński

Apple has built a strong reputation as a leader in tech innovation, and has stayed at the forefront of user privacy protection as well. With its most recent update of iOS 11 and Safari, the company is taking the privacy of its customers one step further with a brand new feature known as Intelligent Tracking […]

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Insider’s View: Ad Tech & MarTech Q&A with Greg Blackman
[Part 14]

August 10, 2017 by

For many in the Ad Tech industry, 2016 will go down as the year of header bidding. But despite the hype, popularity, and wide-scale adoption, there are still a number of questions that linger.

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What is Video Header Bidding and How Does it Work?

August 3, 2017 by

Innovation can arise in many different ways. Sometimes it comes about as a result of years of research, and sometimes it evolves from a simple hack to solve a common problem. Header bidding is one example of the latter.

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Transparency in Ad Tech: The Problems, Fallouts, and Solutions

July 25, 2017 by

The issue of transparency in digital advertising is a complicated topic. On one hand, various players along the supply chain each have a specific role to play and a business to run, therefore fees and charges need to be applied. On the other hand, brands and advertisers have a right to know how much of their ad spend is eaten up by various platforms and intermediaries, right?

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Insider’s View: Ad Tech & MarTech Q&A with Niklas Nikolaidis
[Part 13]

June 19, 2017 by

Multiculturalism brings with it a number of opportunities, such as access to specific skills and knowledge, economic growth, and a chance to learn about and discover other cultures – just to name a few. But for advertisers and marketers, multiculturalism also opens the door to a niche market – one that they can enter with great success, if done correctly.

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Clearcode’s 2017 MarTech Stackies and Hackies Awards Entries

May 23, 2017 by

For the second year in a row, we entered The Stackies, a competition that takes place in the lead up to the annual MarTech conference. But this year, we also entered the newly created competition, The Hackies.

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What Are VAST, VPAID, VMAP, and MRAID?

May 9, 2017 by

Have you ever watched a video online and seen a banner ad displayed on top of the video? Or watched a video and seen an ad appear halfway through? How about a rich media ad take over the screen when using a mobile app? All of these situations are examples of video ad-serving protocols known as VAST, VPAID, VMAP, and MRAID.

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What is Account-Based Marketing (ABM) and How Does It Work?

April 10, 2017 by

Account-based marketing (ABM) has been around for a number of years, some say since the early 2000s, but it’s only in the past five or so years that ABM has really taken off and been applied on a large scale due to the introduction and rise of new technology.

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Rapid Prototyping & MVP Development: The Keys To MarTech Success

April 3, 2017 by

There has been a huge influx of new MarTech solutions over the past few years; chiefmartec’s annual Marketing Technology Landscape Supergraphic illustrates this point very well.

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Clearcode’s Piwik PRO Raises $2 Million In Series A Funding Round

March 20, 2017 by

Piwik PRO, an analytics company founded by Clearcode, announced on Monday, March 20, 2017, that it has raised $2 million in a Series A Funding Round.

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