Tag: VR

2018.05.11 Last Week in Digital Media

Here’s all the news you may have missed: Google I/O Google’s annual developer conference occurred during the week and the IPG Media Lab has a good write up or you can watch the keynote edited down to 14mins. Highlights include: the most amazing (and terrifying) demo was Google Duplex, which is “coming soon” and would let Google Assistant make real calls… Read more →

2018.05.04 Last Week in Digital Media

Here’s all the news you may have missed. Facebook F8 Facebook’s F8 Developer Conference occurred last the week and the IPG Media Lab has a detailed write-up, as well as good photos of key presentation slides. I am only providing details of updates that immediately impact clients, brands, and advertisers. Facebook App and Bot approvals are now back, so if your… Read more →

2018.04.27 Last Week in Digital Media

Looking ahead to next week, Facebook’s Developer Conference (F8) kicks off. The F8 agenda features a heavy VR focus and it will interesting to see how FB attempts to re-engage with developers, especially when all new app and bot approvals are currently suspended. GENERAL Amazon is increasing the annual subscription price of Amazon Prime to $119 (up from $99). The price… Read more →

2018.01.12 Last Week in Digital Media

CES 2018 has come and gone and there is a lot of news. I won’t go into all of the detail, as the IPG Media Lab blog has great recaps of each day, trend observations and more. What was unmissable was the significant presence of Google, specifically the Google Home/Assistant. Despite Google’s booth being (temporarily) flooded out –  it’s clear… Read more →

2017.10.13 Last Week in Digital Media

Here’s the industry news you may have missed: Facebook held their Oculus Connect conference during the week. Lots of updates, but the major one is that there will be a standalone $199 Oculus Go (vs $399 for the current version that also requires a PC). You can register to be notified when it’s available. This matters because Google is bringing the… Read more →

2017.05.19 Last Week in Digital Media

There’s a lot of news this week, in part because Google held their annual developer conference (Google I/O) which is where hey set the agenda for the year(s) ahead. But there was also a lot of industry news too, starting with industry news first: eMarketer reports that Snapchat has almost as many teens (12-17) as Facebook, despite being an eighth of its size. Details here.… Read more →