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From Microsoft to Self-Driving Cars, Invention Springs From Data

True breakthroughs come from product insights

In June, Microsoft bought LinkedIn, one of the largest acquisitions in the history of tech, and it boils down to one thing: data. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said as much in…

Our Photo Booth in Cannes Turned Everyone Into an Adweek Cover Star

Here's a gallery of some of the fun pics

It's usually not easy to get on the cover of Adweek. But during the Cannes Lions festival, hundreds of attendees became our first-time cover stars, thanks to a nifty photo…

Google Wants to Prove Its Video Ads Drive Offline Sales for Brands

Gatorade, Mars are first to see new stats

Three years after running studies to show marketers how their YouTube campaigns lift brand awareness and purchase intent, Google is starting to track sales stats to see if online video…

With the Internet of Things Looming, the IAB Creates a Data Center for Excellence

Acxiom, Oracle, Weather Company and other notable players join up

Few marketing topics in the past couple of years have grown more in importance than data. With the Internet of Things set to take off in earnest during the next…

Facetime: Star-Studded Affairs From Advertising Week to The Clio Awards

Sheryl Sandberg, Snoop Dogg and more

Advertising Week 2015 proved to be a star-studded week complete with A-list media players like Sheryl Sandberg and Tim Armstrong, as well as Hollywood celebs like Jessica Alba and Snoop…

Car Brands Are Starting to Get the Marketing Data They've Always Wanted

Digital ad targeting and auto designs are better for it

The car industry isn't slowing down when it comes to employing more data for everything from vehicle malfunctions to marketing. In fact, in terms of digital advertising, the category looks like…

Oracle Buys Datalogix to Bolster Marketing Cloud

Purchase likely exceeded $500 million

Oracle, which purchased digital data player Bluekai for around $400 million in February, is putting a bow on its acquisitions strategy for the year by picking up offline data powerhouse…

Here's How GM Uses Social Data to Improve Cars

Brands employ Twitter and Facebook feedback in new ways

When owners of the new Chevrolet Trax drive off lots in January, they will comment on everything from its built-in WiFi to its trunk space on Facebook, Twitter and auto…

Larry Ellison Steps Down as Oracle’s CEO

Continues on as chairman

Larry Ellison has stepped down from his position as Oracle’s chief executive after a 37-year career. He will now serve as the tech company’s executive chairman and chief technology officer,…

Rocket Fuel's Deal to Buy [x+1] Propels It Into Marketing Cloud Territory

Acquisition costs roughly $200 million

Rocket Fuel is buying data technology platform [x+1] in a deal that is worth about $200 million. Rocket Fuel also announced quarterly results today, generating $92.6 million in revenue, up…

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