Last week, at its annual developer’s conference I/O 2015 in San Francisco, Google announced partnership with the American denim and casual wear company Levi Strauss on the development of touch-sensitive, connected textiles, known as Project Jacquard.
If you think your digital media planners do well and your budget on Internet ads is spent wisely, think twice. Following Google’s ad viewability report as of November 2014, which suggested that about 56% of all digital ads paid by advertisers are usually never seen by consumers, the Luxembourg-based startup Oxford BioChronometrics has proved that this number is actually much higher.
Brands not only change the way we consume and communicate, but also lead modern science forward, investing millions of dollars into research and innovation in such areas as molecular biology, chemistry, aerodynamics, electrodynamics, and others. This article is a recap of the most far-reaching scientific discoveries made by global and challenger brands in 2014.
Google is running a new series of its Impact Challenges in Australia, the UK, US Bay Area, Brazil and India. The annual competition asks local nonprofits to submit their innovative ideas on how to improve the world, and provides funding to implement the winning projects selected by the global public.
As part of its Art, Copy & Code program, designed to offer a fresh take on advertising, Google is partnering with Nike to re-think its traditional AdWords platform with a soccer in mind. Together, they developed a customized user-friendly mobile ad system that reacted to what was being shown on TV during real-time games.