Insticator raises $5.2M to help publishers make their stories more interactive

Insticator is announcing that it has raised $5.2 million in Series A funding. The startup allows online publishers to add quizzes, polls and other interactive elements...

Elton John invests in Qloo, a startup that analyzes your taste

Qloo, which bills itself as “the cultural artificial intelligence data platform,” has raised $6.5 million in additional funding from AXA Strategic Ventures and Elton John. Yes,...

Google bans its ads on sites that use those annoying ‘pop-unders’

Google today clarified a change to its ad policies, which have now been updated to include a ban on Google advertisements on any websites that...

ShareIQ helps brands track their product images across the web

As more and more product images get shared on platforms like Instagram, Pinterest and Tumblr, ShareIQ says it can help brands understand what’s going on. Founder and...

AdHawk aims to take the complexity out of Facebook and Google advertising

After more than a year in beta testing, AdHawk has opened its doors to all advertisers. The company helps businesses manage their Facebook and Google advertising campaigns....

Adobe releases analytics tools for conversational AI

It’s still hard to say if the voice controlled aluminum can will be the next smartphone or the next Segway, but either way brands are...

Facebook introduces new ad metrics and promises that more are coming

Facebook says it’s introducing a number of new measurements for businesses that buy ads and own Facebook Pages. Last year, the company admitted that it had...

Crunch Report | Tinder Unveils New Gold Subscription

 Today’s Stories  Tinder’s new subscription, Tinder Gold, lets you see who already likes you Google unveils Advr, an experimental Area 120 project for advertising in VR Equal Rights Center sues...

Crunch Report | Google To Stop Scanning Inboxes

 Today’s Stories  Google now has all the data it needs, will stop scanning Gmail inboxes for ad personalization Samsung’s Galaxy Note8 will reportedly be the company’s most expensive smartphone yet...

BrideClick acquires Mode Media

The Mode Media story refuses to end — following its abrupt shut down last year, the company’s assets have been acquired by wedding-focused advertising company...

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Tick all the boxes with the 27 Wallyace ocean-crossing displacement yacht

Some boats are built for speed, others for luxurious, long-distance voyages. The 27 Wallyace will take six to ten guests across the Atlantic....