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Facebook Is Building Its First Startup Incubator in Paris

Facebook is starting to friend—and maybe even poke—a new area of innovation outside of Silicon Valley: France.

IHeartMedia’s NYC Outpost Is Modular and Modern

A radio broadcasting and out-of-home advertising company, iHeartMedia is thriving in an era of streaming services and banner ads. The cheekily named company—formerly Clear Channel Communications—knows that the devil is […]

This Week’s Must-Haves: a Toolbox That Keeps You Connected to the World

This week, the Adweek staff is highlighting gifts for people with things to get done and places to get to. Start in on that project with a high-tech toolbox. Hit […]

Former Apple Retail Chief Adds a Personal Touch to Consumer Electronics

Imagine if tech experts made house calls, free of charge, to help customers set up gadgets ranging from smartphones, tablets and digital cameras to more esoteric electronica—like multiroom music systems and aerial drones.

Can McDonald’s Successfully Pull Off a SXSW Sponsorship?

In its ongoing bid to win over millennials, McDonald's is making its first official debut at this year's South by Southwest Interactive.

Mad Dogs & Englishmen Makes a Comeback on the West Coast

Mad Dogs & Englishmen came of age in the 1990s as part of a wave of creative boutiques in New York that included Kirshenbaum & Bond; Weiss, Whitten, Carroll, Stagliano; and Angotti, Thomas, Hedge. Led by scrappy entrepreneurs, the agencies created memorable ads for the likes of Snapple, Guinness, Foster's and Moviefone. 

Ex-PR and Advertising Execs Start New Agency in Arizona

Three veterans of the public relations and advertising industries have launched a new full-service ad agency in Scottsdale, Ariz. 

It’s Uber Vs. Lyft in the Battle of New Carpool Apps

Need a ride? Car service tech startups Lyft and Uber are launching eerily similar rideshare programs.

Anthony De Rosa on Circa’s Plans to Reinvent the Digital News Article


NowThis News Attracts High-Profile Supporters

Coming soon to NowThis News: native ads and big-name investors. The New York-based startup, which describes itself as a mobile-centric news outlet for millennials, plans this summer to introduce sponsored video content to its mix of newsy and offbeat editorial fare.