Facebook announced today the launch of a AU$15 million news fund split in half across two entities, the Newsroom Sustainability Fund and the Public Interest Journalism Fund. Each fund will be responsible for AU$2.5 million a year over three years, with the Newsroom Sustainability Fund allocating grants of up to
Thinking green energy? You might want to take a closer look at the sub-continent. As we pass the halfway mark for the year, India has been identified as the most active market in the world for renewables asset M&A activity in 2021 according to Gaurav Singhal, who has lead the
Did WTC create the O.G. NFT? A one-of-a-kind album by the hip-hop group Wu-Tang Clan, which was once owned by notorious “pharma bro” Martin Shkreli was finally sold Tuesday by the U.S. government, more than three years after Shkreli forfeited the album as part of his conviction for securities fraud.
The fight for commerce dollars gets a little more crowded. This week, digital discovery and native advertising platform Taboola announced it plans to acquire performance marketing platform Connexity in a deal worth US$800 million. The move intends to open up the next stage of growth for the business in an
It’s fashion darling, but not as you know it. Gone are the concerns around supply chains, sustainable practices or even the very laws of physics. Fashion has gone into the metaverse. Virgil Abloh, founder and CEO of Italian luxury fashion label Off-White is venturing into the fully digital space, building
To understand ‘Which 50%’ of your marketing spend is working, it’s important to know the trends which impact customer behaviour. This week PwC released its annual industry forecasting report into consumer and advertising spend in the Australian Entertainment & Media Outlook for 2021-2025. Examining the outcomes across 12 different segments,
The battle against greenhouse gas is about to take another step forward in South Australia. Plans have been unveiled this week to build a new processing facility 200klms north of Adelaide, designed to create a seaweed-based feed supplement for cows which will reduce their methane production by 90 per cent.
There was a little blip of a transaction last week which might go unnoticed by many, but may just herald a shift in momentum for where marketing dollars will be best spent in our futures. Last week, another great Aussie success story was acquired by a global behemoth when ad-serving
Get ready for a heap of sour looks and emotional mood swings — Twitter has just turned 15. July 15, 2006, saw the birth of Twitter. It started as a side project by Odeo, a directory and search destination web site for RSS-syndicated audio and video — the early days
As lock downs bite and we get better acquainted once again with getting comfortable at home, a well-stocked wine cabinet has never been more appealing. While not all of us will be able to travel to the stunning tranquility of the Adelaide Hills, with its open fires, red wines and