Ad Blocking to Grow 34% to Nearly 70 Million U.S. Web Users | Digital – AdAge

According to a new report from eMarketer, the use of ad-blocking technology will continue to rise next year.

Source: Ad Blocking to Grow 34% to Nearly 70 Million U.S. Web Users | Digital – AdAge

As on-demand delivery gets competitive, one start-up goes old school

While tech companies push to make delivery instantaneous, one start-up is looking in completely different direction: mail order.

Source: As on-demand delivery gets competitive, one start-up goes old school

SMBs outpace larger organizations in virtual working, on-demand tools and freelancing

Close to two thirds (60%) of knowledge workers* in small and medium businesses (SMBs) in the US, UK and Germany now use on-demand tools – technology that is internet or cloud-based – in their professional roles. This figure is higher than in companies with 500 or more employees (53%), displaying the agile, forward-looking nature of SMBs.

Source: SMBs outpace larger organizations in virtual working, on-demand tools and freelancing

Condé Nast, The Times and Forbes Tap Into New Location-Based Programmatic Platform | Adweek

CANNES, France—Location data company Blis today is announcing a private marketplace designed—among other things—to help media buyers understand whether their ads are served in a geographically accurate fashion.

Source: Condé Nast, The Times and Forbes Tap Into New Location-Based Programmatic Platform | Adweek

Dallas startup PediaQ gets $4.5M booster shot for pediatric house calls | | Dallas Morning News

PediaQ, a Dallas startup that makes on-demand house calls to sick kids, has raised $4.5 million to expand in Dallas and Houston and to start making house calls in Austin. With the Dallas startup’s app,…

Source: Dallas startup PediaQ gets $4.5M booster shot for pediatric house calls | | Dallas Morning News

New Insights On TV Everywhere, Millennials’ OTT Habits 06/17/2016

Revealing insights about the evolving television and video ecosystem emerged from research released this week. For one: while TV Everywhere (TVE) continues to grow at remarkably rapid rates, 71% ofTVE viewers in March watched from a single location.

Source: New Insights On TV Everywhere, Millennials’ OTT Habits 06/17/2016

Virtual Reality Interests: Travel 74%, Movies 67%, Live Events 67%, Home Design 66% 06/21/2016

Virtual reality is graduating from the gaming world and finally going into areas like travel, movies and live events. And based on current consumer interests, gaming is actually at the bottom of thelist. Internet-connected headsets are expanding in the IoT world as technology finally catches up with the promise of virtual reality, which has been kicking around for years.

Source: Virtual Reality Interests: Travel 74%, Movies 67%, Live Events 67%, Home Design 66% 06/21/2016

Is Email Emerging As The Cross-Device Champion Of MCommerce? 06/20/2016

Email rarely gets any praise, but consider this — if 37% of mcommerce requires cross-channel tracking, what better way than email?

Source: Is Email Emerging As The Cross-Device Champion Of MCommerce? 06/20/2016

Programmatic’s Race To The Bottom Is A Non-Starter 06/21/2016

Falling CPMs were widely feared, but the latest IAB Europe research suggests publishers who embrace programmatic are actually doing very well from it.

Source: Programmatic’s Race To The Bottom Is A Non-Starter 06/21/2016

On-demand massage service Zeel takes over West Coast rival – New York Business Journal

Cashing in on the deal is N.Y.C.-based Locality Inc., which launched MassageNow back in 2014.

Source: On-demand massage service Zeel takes over West Coast rival – New York Business Journal