It is well established that the annual International Consumer Electronics Show is among the biggest, busiest, noisiest of industry meet-ups, last week drawing some 140,000 attendees plus 3,100 exhibitors—the most ever—to that otherwise sleepy little desert town of Las Vegas. Perhaps the only thing about this year’s CES that wasn’t big, in fact, was the news.
The Web has been deluged with infographics in recent months, as more news sites and blogs (including Adweek) embrace them as part of their editorial mix. But some journalists and bloggers have had enough.
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer kicked off this year's International Consumer Electronics Show on Monday night with characteristically high energy but not much in the way of big news.
Hip tech-centric events like SXSW and TED have muscled into its territory, Microsoft is bailing and Apple has always stayed home. And yet, the Consumer Electronics Show has still got juice for some 140,000 gadget hounds, journalists and other citizens of the world of tech set to descend on Las Vegas this week for the annual expo.
Apple reportedly has hired Adobe exec Todd Teresi to lead its mobile iAd program. Teresi led the advertising and publishing teams at Adobe, according to his LinkedIn profile. Previous jobs include chief revenue officer at Quantcast and senior vp at Yahoo, where he ran the company's publisher network.
Despite some high-profile tech IPOs, 2011 was a slow year for startups and startup investors looking for an exit, according to a new report from Dow Jones VentureSource.
In its latest attempt to build a better relationship with agencies and brands, Facebook is relying on an ad industry staple—a new set of awards.