Recently, the Carousell founders talked about some of their artificial intelligence (AI) features and their plans to create new experiences for users based on Classifieds 4.0, which incorporates AI into classifieds sites, at the Wild Digital conference in Kuala Lumpur.
To make headway in the cross-screen era, Minne hired tech firm Appier to boost app downloads and optimize cost per install (CPI). The partnership brought excellent results - both in terms of installs and in reducing the cost per install (CPI) for Minne.
Norwegian business daily DN.no questioned Schibsted's non-competition agreements concluded with Naspers late in 2014. Are we about to revisit the peace deal and the approvals received from several anti-trust authorities for the deal in the 20-odd countries involved?
After the launch of its latest brand campaign titled ‘ Six months break-up challenge’, that went live on TV and internet last month, general classifieds site OLX India has now called on several ad agencies to pitch for its India account. The creative pitch was called two weeks ago, reported a news agency. The account is currently in the hands of Lowe Lintas, the creator of the "Six months" campaign.
Baixing.com, China’s second-largest classifieds platform behind market leader 58.com (NYSE: WUBA), has been selected to join the higher echelons of the New Third Board, or National Equities Exchange and Quotations (NEEQ) market.
German media today reported the conservative Polish government is mulling the idea of reducing foreign ownership in Polish media. It is reportedly drafting the so-called “Re-Polonization Act” to be ready for implementation late in June.
We attended the ICMA Spring conference in Belgrade earlier this month. More than 100 executives traveled to the Serbian capital for the conference from May 10 to 12. As can be seen here, the program was styled for hands-on learning and sharing of experiences. Here is our observations and main take-aways from the many presentations we listened to and one-on-one chats we engaged in.
Payment systems, credit extension, innovative ways to buy-now-and-pay-later, and new currencies (such as Bitcoin) have literally exploded onto the classifieds scene in the last few months.
Trade Me, New Zealand’s leading marketplace and auction site, partnered with Australian fintech site Afterpay to offer a service similar to lay-by or layaway, where customers can buy used goods and then pay them off in four installments.
Blippar, the U.K. technology company that specializes in augmented reality, computer vision and artificial intelligence, announced its first technology that allows consumers to recognize cars via an app on their smartphones.