Ronan Shields is Adweek's programmatic editor focusing on ad tech, ad buying, tech M&A and the digital economy. Before joining Adweek in 2018, Ronan was digital editor for The Drum and, before that, executive editor of ExchangeWire. Ronan holds a BA in Journalism from University of the Arts London.
UK Regulators Probe Mobile Dominance of Apple and Google
The U.K. competition regulator is probing Apple and Google's dominance of the iOS and Android ecosystems for potential anticompetitive practice.
Google Commits to Opening Up Its Ad Stack, Marketers Remain Skeptical
For years, publishers and advertisers have criticized Google for using its market dominance to its own advantage.
Apple’s App Tracking Transparency Has Advertisers Scrambling, With Concern More Is to Come
June marks the first anniversary of unleashing havoc on the iOS ads ecosystem.
Criteo’s New Look Signals the Rise of Retail Media
The poster child for ad retargeting sheds its old look to signal a new direction.
Google’s Android Privacy Policies Are Starting to Look Like Apple’s on iOS
A pending update will draw a line on IDs.
Inside Google’s Vision for Privacy-Safe Advertising
The tech giant's virtual event showcased its machine learning ambitions.
The Trade Desk Posts Q1 Revenues of $220 Million, Takes Aim at Google’s ‘Opaque Cohorts’
The Trade Desk teased new security updates for Unified ID 2 while it posted revenues of $219.8 million for Q1 2021.