Google’s shock move yesterday (11 August) to separate its internet operations from its research divisions as part of an overhaul that will form new parent company Alphabet could “attract infringement action” from BMW.
Google’s massive reorganisation to make it a subsidiary of a new company called Alphabet brings its focus on its ad business into sharp relief, as well as providing it with the means to innovate, take risks and keep investing in blue-sky technology.
Periscope, the live video streaming app, has signed up more than 10 million users since it launched in March but says, despite its scale, that it has no plans to launch any marketing campaigns or to start thinking about how it will monetise the service anytime soon.
At the end of every week we look at the key stories, offering our view on what they mean for you and the industry. From Moonpig’s focus on payback to the growth of Ella’s Kitchen, it’s been a busy week. Here is my take.
Advertising groups still believe the proposed ban on pre-watershed junk food ads will do nothing to tackle the root cause.
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