Google To Punish Pop-Ups, Yandex Use AI To Block Ads

Global Marketing News – 25th August 2016 Beginning on the 10th of January next year, Google will punish sites that carry intrusive or ‘hard-to-dismiss’ pop-up adverts, by ranking them lower in the search results. Yandex is to begin using artificial intelligence to filter out … Read More


Food Sites Swap Location, Brexit Online Border To Stay Open?

Global Marketing News – 24th August 2016 The online food order companies Just Eat and have each signed a deal that swaps their local websites. Following the United Kingdom’s decision to leave the EU, telecommunication companies across Europe have called for the country … Read More


Naver To Take On The US Video Market

Global Marketing News – 23rd August 2016 Naver to take on the US video market The South Korean search leader Naver has confirmed that it has invested over 20 million US dollars its own video streaming service. WAV Media was … Read More


Tencent Invests In Indian Messaging Service Hike

Global Marketing News – 19th August 2016 Tencent invests in Indian messaging service Hike It has been confirmed that WeChat-owner Tencent Holdings has helped the Indian messaging service Hike raise 175 million US dollars in funding. Hike, a rival to … Read More

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Amazon Prime Video Launches Buy-As-You-Watch Feature

Global Marketing News – 17th August 2016 Amazon Prime Video launches buy-as-you-watch feature Amazon has teamed up with a Japanese entertainment company in order to offer its customers an innovative new feature. The television production arm of Yoshimoto Kogyo is … Read More


New Online Payment Method Launched in Middle East

Global Marketing News – 12th August 2016 New Online Payment Method Launched in Middle East Leading Arab payment service, Payfort, has announced an instalments service that will be available through Egypt’s largest private bank, the Commercial International Bank, or CIB. … Read More


Fresh Antitrust Blow To Amazon

Global Marketing News – 11th August 2016 Fresh Antitrust Blow To Amazon Amazon’s Japanese offices have been raided by antitrust regulators. The raid was confirmed to have occurred earlier this week by a spokeswoman for Japan’s Fair Trade Commission, saying … Read More


Android Dominates The Indian Market

Global Marketing News – 9th August 2016 Android dominates the Indian market According to a study from Strategy Analytics, Android now controls 97% of the smartphone market in India. Within the country, just under 31 million phones were shipped during … Read More


Yandex Announces Impressive Q2 Results

Global Marketing News – 8th August 2016 Yandex announces impressive Q2 results Yandex has shown positive growth in its second quarter financial results for 2016. The Russian search company has reported revenues of 280 million US dollars, up 30% since … Read More