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16/7/18
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Posted: 16/7/18

New York-based Radius Global Market Research is merging with Illumination Research, effective immediately. Illumination will maintain its brand name, team and headquarters in Mason, OH. Financial details have not been disclosed.

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Facial recognition technology firm Kairos has acquired Ireland-based start-up EmotionReader, which analyzes facial expressions in video content. The deal is described as 'multi-million dollar'.

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A new open-source social network called Openbook begins its crowdfunding campaign in a few hours' time, promising to remain free of tracking and advertising.

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Former Kantar Research Director Lee Folland has joined Asia-focused luxury intelligence and marcoms agency Reuter Communications, to lead a new in-house research and insights capability, Reuter Intelligence.

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SapientRazorfish Brand 'May Go', Amid Cuts

Posted: 16/7/18

Publicis-owned technology and marketing services company SapientRazorfish is reported to be restructuring, with the loss of around a hundred jobs and the possible axing of the Razorfish brand name. More

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Walmart Gets In-Store Listening Patent

Posted: 16/7/18

US retail giant Walmart has been awarded a US patent for a system which listens in to sounds in its stores, from checkout beeps and bags rustling to 'conversations between guests and employees'. More

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SIS Opens Digital Transformation Unit, Adds Services

Posted: 16/7/18

New York-based SIS International Research has launched new services including video ethnography interviews and online research communities, and opened a Digital Transformation Unit which will focus on creating innovative new offers. More

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Cannvas Launches New Cannabis Data Divisions

Posted: 16/7/18

Cannabis industry tech company Cannvas MedTech has added three new 'standalone' business divisions, supporting recently launched educational resource platform Cannvas.me, and including Cannvas Data, which aims to provide 'the census data of the Cannabis industry'. More

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Dentsu Aegis Buys Argentina's Global Mind

Posted: 16/7/18

Marcoms network Dentsu Aegis has agreed to acquire Buenos Aires-based digital performance marketing agency Global Mind S.A., which will then be aligned with its iProspect brand. More

Recent Appointments

Recent Appointments...

The Hawthorn Group

Posted: July 16 2018

In the US, Washington DC-based public affairs firm The Hawthorn Group has promoted Liam Goodwin to the role of Senior Research Associate. More

Eyeota

Posted: July 16 2018

Local audience data specialist Eyeota has appointed former Yahoo! exec Jamie Jager as Director, Agency Sales, to accelerate the company's growth and further support clients across the Midwest and Toronto, Canada. More

Parents Insights

Posted: Jul 13 2018

Manchester, UK-based agency Parents Insights has appointed Jenny Kieras as Product Manager. More

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9th-10th Aug AMSRS 2018 National Conference - Australia
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