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Pay more attention to IoT, E&Y warns media cos

Media companies need to step up their game and tap into the world of connected devices (and personalized advertising), according to the firm’s latest report.

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Zenith downgrades its global ad spend outlook

The Publicis Groupe agency’s annual report predicts double-digital growth for search spend in 2016.

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Blue Ant puts its Brojects to work in VR

The media co is dipping its toe into the virtual space with a set of new videos.

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America’s Got Talent takes the week: Numeris

The U.S. talent show had the most single-night viewers for the week of June 6 to 12, 2016.

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Viceland launches in French Canada

Amid news of massive international expansion, the fledgling channel is coming home, setting up shop in Montreal.

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Cannes 2016: A first-time judge on her festival experience

Maxus Canada’s president Ann Stewart on the way forward for Canadian Cannes’ submissions.

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Karine Moses to take over at Astral OOH

The former VP of field operations support for Bell is moving into the lead role, following the departure of Luc Quetel.

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Alyson Gausby joins Twitter

The former AOL exec has joined the social platform as its head of research.

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Deadline nears for Media Director award entries

Agencies have until June 30 to submit their candidates for strategy’s Media Director of the Year.

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The likes keep coming

Instagram has released its latest figures, which show the platform has doubled its monthly user base in the past two years.

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The latest on Canadian TV subscribers: MTM

Cable TV is in decline and “TV my Way” remains an emerging category, according to the most recent numbers.

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Nielsen beefs up on sports intel

The measurement company has strengthened its sports portfolio while adding on the ability to measure brand exposure.