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Alibaba creates virtual influencer for Winter Olympics to highlight innovation capabilities
Alibaba has created a virtual influencer for the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing that it hopes will showcase its digital innovation.
The Changing Face Of Industry Trade Orgs; And An Industry That Trades In Facial Changes
Here’s today’s AdExchanger.com news round-up.
‘Just-in-time to just-in-case’: EU’s $49bn chip plan shows tectonic shift in global economy
Ursula von der Leyen says chips are ‘bedrock of our modern economies’ but the pandemic has exposed supply vulnerabilities.
NFL Launches game on Roblox days before the Super Bowl
The activation will be tied to the NFL’s in-game commercial, airing Sunday on NBC and within Roblox.
A man spends life with a Pringles can on his hand in Super Bowl spot
This year for the Super Bowl, Pringles’ spot is inspired by the insight that 43% of people admit they’ve gotten their hands stuck in a Pringles can.
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Unblocking hidden communities: New Publicis marketplace promotes ‘inclusive’ media buying
The programmatic platform is pitched as a more ethical way to buy publisher content and fight unfair keyword blocking, with The Guardian and Reach Group already signed up.
Government injects £23m to boost UK skills and diversity in AI jobs
The government has pumped £23m into Artificial Intelligence and data conversion courses for young and underrepresented groups, as the UK aims to be the industry leader.
Microsoft crafts new app rules as it jumps through regulatory hurdles for Activision Blizzard deal
Microsoft has announced a new set of principles for its app store, including open access to developers who meet privacy and security standards, as it jumps through regulatory hoops to gain approval for Call of Duty maker Activision Blizzard mega-deal.