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What Is Edge Computing?

For any publisher, edge computing is becoming the only way to process data in a privacy-compliant way. User data is (by design) protected because it never leaves the device. This means a publisher can process data in a world without cookies and with increased government regulation (even under its strictest…

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These 5 Data Trends Will Totally Reshape Ad Operations—hopefully for the Better

Privacy regulations, cookieless web, identity resolution, the value of first-party data, better personalization—are just some of the many data trends shaping publishers' strategies today. The road ahead is being paved as much by user and governmental concerns as it is by the duopoly and other significant players in the ad…

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Blockchain Leads the Transparency Brigade: Lucidity’s Miguel Morales

During its short time bouncing around the ad-tech echoplex, blockchain has already run the full hype cycle: from "the next big thing" to "running joke" and now "potentially legit." Tech startups are finally deploying actionable and scalable solutions to a variety of problems, meaning you don't look hip at parties now when you scoff at blockchain. One…

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Webinar Replay: Unlocking the Hidden Web and Delivering Data-Driven Revenue

Following the path Apple trail-blazed with its mobile Intelligent Tracking Protection (ITP), more browsers are blocking (or threatening to block) third-party cookies as well as limiting the usefulness of other tracking tools. While this is creating chaos in programmatic markets that lean heavily on cookies and third-party data, publishers with…

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What is a CDP?

CDP might sound like another martech or adtech acronym that will make its way into obscurity, but in a post-GDPR world where first-party relationships will be vital to survival, the Consumer Data Platform (CDP) is the ultimate tool for true consumer identity resolution. During his presentation, “All You Need Is…

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Automated Content Recognition (ACR): The Field-Leveling Technology for T/V (Television/Video)

The emerging technology Automatic Content Recognition (ACR) is upending the way television has always been measured as an advertising medium. ACR allows TV, still the largest vehicle for ad industry spending, to compete with and defend against other digital video advertising platforms. With most consumers, by 2021, able to view…

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