How smart are smart systems?

How smart are smart systems?

Walking down one of Hampstead's bijou roads recently, I noticed a woman leaning out of an upstairs window explaining to a man at the door that her "smart" lock had locked her inside and asking him to try different ways to open the door.

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C4 raising £14.5 million
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Can Facebook challenge YouTube in video arena?

Can Facebook challenge YouTube in video arena?

Facebook aims to dethrone Google with a new ad system and its own IQ research, Arif Durrani and Ed Owen report.

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Stop lamenting the heady days of media - we need to change with the times
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With momentum and now money behind it, the Vice hype needs to be believed
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It was the press wot won it for the 'No' vote

It was the press wot won it for the 'No' vote

News UK's leader thinks the result of the Scottish referendum shows the enduring power of the press. By Arif Durrani.

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YouTube's Kyncl targets $220bn video ad market

YouTube's Kyncl targets $220bn video ad market

The video platform's content and business operations chief tells David Benady why its ad offering should entice agencies.

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Rush departs MEC for Mail Online position

Rush departs MEC for Mail Online position

Mail Online has appointed Clare Rush, the managing partner of commercials and joint head of investment at MEC, as its deputy chief revenue officer at Mail Online UK and rest of the world.

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IPA 'concerned' by outcome of Telefónica's media review

IPA 'concerned' by outcome of Telefónica's media review

The IPA has voiced concerns after Telefónica reversed its appointment of Publicis Groupe's ZenithOptimedia and hired Havas to handle its £200 million European media account after a process estimated to have cost agencies $4 million (£2.5 million).

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Why Generation Z needs a 'birds and the bees' chat about the digital world

Why Generation Z needs a 'birds and the bees' chat about the digital world

Connected young people are losing touch with reality thanks to internet manipulation, says Dino Burbidge, director of technology and innovation, WCRS, who now knows who PewDiePie is.

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My Media Week: Barnaby Rothwell

My Media Week: Barnaby Rothwell

This week, Barnaby Rothwell, promotions director, UK & EMEA at Disneymedia+, focuses on a major collaboration with Sky and Pixar, the ongoing 'Star Wars Rebels' promotion and sorting wedding pics

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Hotpoint sponsors Good Food Channel

Hotpoint sponsors Good Food Channel

Hotpoint Appliances is sponsoring the Good Food Channel's World of Flavour strand in a six-figure deal, with idents running until September next year.

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UKTV backs on-demand service with animated campaign

UKTV backs on-demand service with animated campaign

UKTV is supporting the launch of UKTV Play, its new video-on-demand service, with an animated campaign.

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Johnston Press appoints BBC's Terry McGrath as brand director

Johnston Press appoints BBC's Terry McGrath as brand director

Johnston Press has appointed the BBC marketer Terry McGrath to the newly created role of senior director of brand and product marketing.

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Currys PC World launches brand campaign ahead of Christmas

Currys PC World launches brand campaign ahead of Christmas

Currys PC World is launching a brand campaign ahead of the Christmas season with the strapline "we start with you".

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