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YouTube Network for Women Raises $12 Million Kin Community eyes Canada for expansion

The YouTube women's network Kin Community has raised $12 million through a Series C funding round, and it will use the cash to hire more talent, add sales staff and…

September 18, 2014, 4:34 PM EDT

Droga5 Hires Niklas Lindstrom Worked on Volvo Trucks at Forsman & Bodenfors

Niklas Lindstrom has joined Droga5, New York, as the agency’s head of interactive production. Most recently he was employed as the digital head for Swedish firm Forsman & Bodenfors, where…

September 17, 2014, 4:46 PM EDT

Facebook Fans Bring Back Coca-Cola's Surge After 11-Year Hiatus Sold out on Amazon

Coca-Cola’s citrus-flavored Surge is back on the U.S. market after an 11-year absence and already sold out, thanks to a fan campaign carried out mostly via Facebook. The soda maker announced…

September 16, 2014, 2:51 PM EDT

Is IAC, Owner of Tinder and Match, Ready to Dump Dating Sites? Investors worry as free, niche services flood marketplace

Despite pressure from investors to sell off the company's dating sites and hookup apps, executives at IAC’s The Match Group remain committed to the market, reports The New York Times. Investors'…

September 15, 2014, 3:27 PM EDT

Digital Media Site for Animal Lovers Raises $4.68 Million Discovery Digital backs The Dodo

The Dodo, a new digital media site with a focus on animals, has raised $4.68 million with backing from Discovery Digital. Initial investors SoftBank Capital, Greycroft Partners, RRE Ventures and…

September 11, 2014, 6:28 PM EDT

Politico Will Launch a European Site Partners with Axel Springer for the venture

Confirming months of speculation, Politico announced plans to produce a European edition. The news site is teaming with German media conglomerate Axel Springer in an equal partnership for the venture,…

September 10, 2014, 1:20 PM EDT

Cigna Unveils First Work From McCann The ads are tagged, 'Together, all the way'

Cigna today unveiled its first work from McCann Erickson, a rebranding campaign that's tagged, “Together, all the way.” The push includes 30- and 60-second ads for cable TV, a wellness website…

September 8, 2014, 2:00 PM EDT

Apple Tightens iCloud Security After Naked Celebrity Photo Leak Promises to be more alert for suspicious activity

Apple is implementing more robust iCloud security protocols after a massive breach of celebrities’ accounts—and leak of private nude photos—revealed some weaknesses in the photo-storing service. CEO Tim Cook revealed the…

September 5, 2014, 2:21 PM EDT

BPN Names a U.S. Managing Director Martha Peterson comes from Maxus

BPN, the fledgling third network of IPG Mediabrands, has named Martha Peterson as U.S. managing director, a new position. Peterson, with a broad background in digital advertising, was previously senior partner,…

September 4, 2014, 2:47 PM EDT

Frito-Lay Uses Thursday Night NFL Games to Add Facebook Fans 'Click-Off' promo returns for second year

Frito-Lay is counting on NFL fans to drive its Facebook effort for the potato chip brand Stax with a promotion that ties into Thursday Night Football games this fall. Starting Sept.…

September 3, 2014, 3:14 PM EDT

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