New Amazon bias charge likely to delay Pentagon's cloud contract

[ad_1] A new Pentagon investigation into whether a former employee’s connections to Amazon corrupted a $10 billion cloud contract is likely to delay the agency’s decision to choose a winner for the massive deal. The Defense Department review of alleged conflicts of […]

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Opinion: Can YouTube ever be brand safe?

[ad_1] They say that if you ask the wrong question, you are guaranteed to get the wrong answer. Asked as, “Can YouTube ever be brand safe?” the answer is no. There is no possible way to make YouTube, or any environment that […]

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Lyft filing could kick off cavalcade of high-profile tech IPOs

[ad_1] It’s been a winding journey to the public markets for Lyft, which got its start as a college carpooling service called Zimride in 2007, before its trailblazing pivot to ride-hailing in 2012. Now, the smaller of the two biggest U.S. ride-hailing […]

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ICYMI: Two tabloid takes on the Patriots owner's prostitution bust

[ad_1] As part of our continuing media-about-media coverage, we always keep a close eye on the nation’s leading tabloid newspapers whenever sordid news breaks. (You’re welcome.) ICYMI over the weekend, the New York Post and the New York Daily News both came […]

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Seth Meyers pre-explained the 'Green Book' Best Picture Oscar with his 'White Savior' movie trailer

[ad_1] Trying to make sense of the surprise Best Picture Oscar for “Green Book” last night? Plenty of publications are serving up analyses this morning, including Vox: And The New York Times is promoting an essay by Wesley Morris that was actually […]

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Here's a look at some of the ads in the Oscars

[ad_1] Despite the drama surrounding the Academy Awardsincluding a host-less telecast and failed attempts at trying to shorten the showadvertising still remains robust. Earlier this week Disney-ABC TV Group confirmed it sold out of commercial inventory in the Oscars. Although ABC announced […]

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Nike debuts powerful Serena Williams ad at hostless Oscars and Hellmann's is awfully happy: Monday Wake-Up Call

[ad_1] Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. You can get an audio version of this briefing on your Alexa device. Search for “Ad Age” under “Skills” in the Alexa app. What people […]

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Coke channels a 1970s-era car chase for new Orange Vanilla Coke ad

[ad_1] Coca-Cola is channeling a 1970s-era car-chase scene with its debut ad for Orange Vanilla Coke, the soda’s first new flavor in 12 years. The spot, by Wieden & Kennedy Portland, looks like it was ripped from an episode of “Starsky and […]

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Stitch Fix debuts new brand campaign on Oscars night

[ad_1] On the stiletto heels of its own experiential red carpet event earlier this month, Stitch Fix is rolling out a new brand campaign on Hollywood’s biggest night. The San Francisco-based ecommerce company will debut a 60-second spot on Sunday in several […]

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Nike and Serena Williams dream 'Crazier' in powerful new Oscars spot

[ad_1] Nike is using the Academy Awards Sunday to push a new female-focused “Just Do It” spot. The 90-second video is the latest iteration of the sportswear giant’s “Dream Crazy” campaign, which was first unveiled by Colin Kaepernick last fall in honor […]

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