EU video Exchange (EBX) to launch, Apple announcements impact publishers & Vivendi buys Havas: this week in media

EU video Exchange (EBX) to launch, Apple announcements impact publishers & Vivendi buys Havas: this week in media

ProSieben, TF1 and Mediaset create pan EU video exchange

Germany’s ProSiebenSat.1, France’s TF1 Group and Mediaset in Italy and Spain have jointly established the European Broadcaster Exchange (EBX).  Read more on DigitalTVEurope >>

Round up of Apple’s biggest announcements for publishers at WWDC17

HomePod, death to autoplay, and a smarter Apple News: These are the key Apple updates for publishers.  Apple, like Google, is using its position in the browser market to try to control elements of the advertising market.  Read more on NiemanLab >>

News UK launches vertical video studio

News UK launches ‘vertical video studio’ in promise of better mobile ads and a shake-up of agency model.  Read more on The Drum >>

Guardian dumps its printing presses to save cash

The Guardian newspaper will soon abandon its European-style “Berliner” print format and go tabloid to help stem heavy losses - outsourcing printing to Trinity Mirror.  Read more on the Telegraph >>

Vivendi buys 60% stake in Havas Group

Vivendi has agreed to buy the Bolloré Group’s majority stake in ad giant the Havas Group in a deal valued at some €2.3 billion.  Read more on DigitalTVEurope >>

EU rules against Pirate Bay, mobile dominates video consumption & Oath launches with lay offs: this week in media

EU rules against Pirate Bay, mobile dominates video consumption & Oath launches with lay offs: this week in media

Snap launches Spectacles in Europe, EU approves Vivendi control of Telecom Italia & Netflix to hit 128m subscribers: this week in media

Snap launches Spectacles in Europe, EU approves Vivendi control of Telecom Italia & Netflix to hit 128m subscribers: this week in media