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Snapchat Launches Local Channel for New Yorkers

Users in the Big Apple can see and contribute to 'Our Story'

The New York City channel is now live on Snapchat. One of the app's most popular features, its Local section used widely on college campuses, is now giving New Yorkers a…

24 Hours in Advertising: Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Always continues the 'Like a Girl' campaign and brands promote love in 2015

Here's everything you need to know about the last 24 hours in advertising, in case you blinked. Buzzing on Adweek: Brands spread messages of love in 2015 This seems to be the year…

Alibaba’s Jack Ma is Adweek’s 2014 Media Visionary

Led China’s e-commerce giant to a $25 billion IPO

A former English teacher, Jack Ma became the richest man in China by leading Alibaba to a $25 billion IPO this year. The e-commerce giant (which appears on this year’s…

Alibaba Preps E-Commerce Site for Worldwide Shoppers and Advertisers

English version is in the works

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. is certainly on a roll. The Chinese e-commerce heavyweight that floated a $22 billion IPO on the New York Stock Exchange is now investing its money…

Alibaba's Profits Jump in First Quarter Since IPO

Chinese e-commerce giant worth more than Facebook

Alibaba, the Chinese e-commerce giant that wooed Wall Street, has posted a healthy profit since it became a publicly traded company in September, despite a slowdown in the Chinese economy. The…

Could Alibaba Rescue Apple Pay?

Jack Ma may bring mobile pay system to China

Could an Apple-Alibaba alliance be in the works? The two formidable tech companies have started a well-choreographed dance around Apple's new mobile payment system, Apple Pay, which some big retail chains…

Alibaba Is in Talks With U.S. Movie Studios to Stream in China

Goes shopping for rights after big IPO

Alibaba founder Jack Ma, fresh off his company's record-breaking $22 billion public stock offering, is shopping for U.S. movies to stream online in China. Ma and a group of Alibaba…

Yahoo Wants to Invest Serious Cash in Snapchat

Reports say discussions are taking place

Yahoo is looking to buy a piece of Snapchat with an investment that values the hot messaging app at about $10 billion, according to reports. Yahoo is among a number…

Investor Blasts Yahoo Over Tumblr Strategy, Calls for AOL Merger

Hedge fund pushes for change

Yahoo is under pressure to merge with AOL as an activist Wall Street fund pushed today for big changes at the Internet advertising giant. The hedge fund, Starboard, wrote a…

Look Out Amazon: Here Comes China's Alibaba

After IPO, e-commerce giant plans U.S., Europe marketing push

One of the most closely watched IPOs in recent memory debuts on the New York Stock Exchange this Friday as the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba goes public. Jack Ma, the company’s…

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