Topic: DataXu

Twitter Buys Tapcommerce to Build on Mobile Ads Momentum

For as much as $100 million

Twitter revealed late Monday afternoon that it has purchased mobile ad retargeting company Tapcommerce. The San Francisco-based social media giant didn't disclose the price of the transaction, but Re/code reports…

New Software Disrupts Old Way Of Buying TV Ad Time

Cox, Google, ad tech players embrace programmatic

A new advertising platform is set to inject automation into the buying of television commercials, thereby replacing the mechanics of an industry that still sells ads the old-fashioned way. Software company…

Sources: Criteo Hires Bank for Imminent IPO

French retargeter looking a $1 billion value; slim pickings for Rubicon

The ad tech money merry-go-round continues to whirl. Last week search advertising giant Marin Software filed to go public (a planned $75 million IPO), marking the first ad tech firm…

Marin Software Positions for First Ad Tech IPO of 2013

Profit-challenged company may benefit from B2B focus

AppNexus and DataXu may have elicited hearty applause in the last few weeks for raising sizeable private funding rounds, suggesting that ad tech’s financial picture is just fine, but the…

Big Data CEOs Riff and Rue in Rome

Tech execs talk about moving data marketing forward

There's a ton of consumer data becoming available to brands and agencies, but what are they supposed to be doing with that sprawling marketing intelligence? Not surprisingly, leaders from comScore,…