Apple acquires digital news asset, Rubicon Project axes 100 staff & NME closes print magazine: this week in media 

Apple acquires digital news asset, Rubicon Project axes 100 staff & NME closes print magazine: this week in media 

Apple acquires ‘digital newstand'

Apple is buying Texture, a magazine virtual newsstand that’s known as the “Netflix of magazine publishing” that gives readers access to around 200 magazines for a monthly fee of $9.99.  Read more on TechCrunch here >>

Elon Musk set to launch satire site

After attempting to buy Onion, billionaire Elon Musk is set to launch his own satire site.  Read more on DailyBeast here >>

Dubok takes Vice CEO role as Delport set for International head role

Vice Media’s CEO Shane Smith has confirmed A+E Networks’ Nancy Dubuc will succeed him at youth-skewed media brand, with Vivendi exec Dominique Delport set to join as head of International.  Read more on DigitalTVEurope here >>

NME closes its print title

The NME is to cease publication in print after 66 years, the weekly music title joining a growing list of once mighty magazine brands that now only exist online.  Read more on Guardian here >>

Rubicon Project axes 100 staff as its revenue drops 57%

Rubicon Project has confirmed it has made 100 staff redundant amid “significant cost reduction efforts” as it reported a 57% annual drop in revenue for the December quarter, following the decision to drop its buy-side fees in late 2017. Read more on Drum here >>

Wasted video ad impressions, lost revenues & how to fix video ad tech deficiencies [insight]

Wasted video ad impressions, lost revenues & how to fix video ad tech deficiencies [insight]

Comcast bids for Sky, Trinity Mirror name change & Swiss vote for licence fee: this week in media

Comcast bids for Sky, Trinity Mirror name change & Swiss vote for licence fee: this week in media