Marketing Technology

On today's podcast episode, we discuss how Walmart plans to use AI to enhance the customer shopping experience, Instacart pushing smart carts into in-store retail media, why consumers are dissatisfied with their in-store shopping experience, how best to reduce clothing returns, the rise—and potential fall—of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and more. Tune in to the discussion with our vice president of content Suzy Davidkhanian and analysts Blake Droesch and Carina Perkins.

On today's podcast episode, we discuss the impact of multimodal chatbots, the copyright case between The New York Times and OpenAI, and how AI could influence the election. "In Other News," we talk about how much Microsoft's new AI keyboard key might affect AI use. Tune in to the discussion with our analyst Yory Wurmser.

Nvidia-Equinix partnership threatens Big Tech’s AI domination: It could give companies ownership over their AI ambitions, potentially cutting reliance on major cloud providers.

On today’s episode of The Banking & Payments Show podcast, we discuss the most important banking trends that we expect to see in 2024. We examine the big headlines from our Banking Trends to Watch in 2024 report, such as risky banking as a service partnerships, the social media players pushing the boundaries of banking, the disruption caused by AI and new developments with digital wallets. In a new segment called "Place Your Bets," using a total of 10 points, we allocate points to different trends to predict their likelihood of coming true. Listen to the conversation with guest host Marcus Johnson and our analysts Tiffani Montez and David Morris.

In Q3 2024, Google will begin gradually phasing out third-party cookies, with the goal to eradicate them by year’s end. To help our readers prepare, we answered the most common questions we receive on cookie deprecation and identity resolution.

AI is taking off in Latin America businesses: An excerpt from our recent deep dive shares how top retailers from the region are implementing artificial intelligence—and in particular genAI—to upgrade their capabilities and CX.

Google Cloud narrows revenue gap with AWS: It’s a sign that growth strategies have been paying off for the search giant, but there’s no guarantee the trend will continue.

Google Cloud opens the escape hatch for customers: Google drops egress fees in an effort to make itself more appealing than AWS and Microsoft and gain users.

GenAI is on the agenda for most retailers in 2024: Walmart, Target, Canadian Tire, and others are turning to the tech to boost customer and employee satisfaction.

On today's podcast episode, we discuss how this year will look as Google's cookies fade away, the biggest threat to Google's search dominance, how many consumers are moving to ad-supported streaming, whether Apple can move the VR needle, Peloton's content hub on TikTok, the first person to ever complete Tetris, and more. Tune in to the discussion with our analysts Ross Benes, Evelyn Mitchell-Wolf, and Max Willens.

UK regulator says it wants Big Tech to share more data: The Competition and Markets Authority’s power is expanding, and it is still taking shots at tech dominance.

Google steps up in the retail tech space with AI tools: Its generative AI solutions for personalized shopping and product search could eat into Amazon’s retail market share.

On today's podcast episode, our contestants compete in The Great Behind the Numbers Take Off, 2024 advertising trends edition, where they will try and cook up the most interesting predictions for the coming year. They'll discuss how the media will go to war with generative AI (genAI), why the programmatic ad pendulum will swing toward quality, and a perfect digital media storm thats brewing for brands. Tune in to the discussion with our vice president of content Paul Verna and analysts Evelyn Mitchell-Wolf and Max Willens.

TikTok limits analytical tool amidst scrutiny: Raises questions on content regulation and data transparency for marketers.

On the first podcast episode of the new year, we discuss what buy now, pay later's (BNPL’s) prospects will look like in 2024. • In our “Story by Numbers” segment, we focus on the outlook for BNPL by looking at growth by generation. • In “Headlines,” we examine data from Adobe Analytics that states BNPL purchases were up 43% on Cyber Monday compared with the previous year, and how the rise of BNPL use over the holidays has increased consumers' debt burden. • In “For Argument’s Sake,” we debate whether BNPL promotes good or bad behavior. Listen to the podcast with host Rob Rubin and our analysts Grace Broadbent and David Morris.

On today's podcast episode, our contestants compete in The Great Behind the Numbers Take Off, 2024 mobile trends edition, where they will try and cook up the most interesting predictions for the coming year. They'll discuss how shoppable media will evolve on mobile devices, where mobile ad dollars are moving to, and why foldable phones are here to stay. Tune in to the discussion with our analysts Peter Newman, Andrew Spink, and Yory Wurmser.

On today's podcast episode, our contestants compete in The Great Behind the Numbers Take Off, 2024 tech trends edition, where they will try and cook up the most interesting predictions for the coming year. They'll discuss how on-device AI features will boost flagging PC and smartphone sales, what happens when GenAI makes content less trustworthy, and how immersive media will take a qualitative leap. Tune in to the discussion with our analysts Jacob Bourne, Gadjo Sevilla, and Yory Wurmser.

Facebook’s new privacy feature is lacking, critics say: Link History lets users opt out of browser tracking, but only in specific cases.

Advertising data is being distributed without user consent: A study found that 91% of US publishers are sharing data before users give the OK.