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Singapore-based Carousell Media Group creates programmatic platform as alternative to walled gardens

January 20, 2022
Carousell Media Group has rolled out Connect, a recommerce programmatic buying platform that deploys DSP adtech, and is powered by the buying, selling and search data signals generated from the Carousell Media Group’s monthly users across Southeast Asia, Taiwan and Hong Kong. Carousell Media Group is the advertising arm of Carousell Group that comprises Carousell, Mudah.my, ChoTot, OneKyat and Ox Street.
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Fintech and insurtech innovation in Brazil set to take off on regulatory tailwinds

January 20, 2022
Brazilian instant payment system Pix ended 2021 having powered more than 8 billion transactions, according to statistics from the country’s Central Bank. This is quite an impressive figure for an offering only launched in November 2020 and goes to show how ubiquitous Pix has become in the country. Additionally, Brazil’s Superintendence of Private Insurance (Susep) is working on open insurance plans, which means that insurtech could be the next sector to benefit from regulatory tailwinds.
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dunnhumby Launches Packaged Retail Media Platform

January 19, 2022
We have something for everyone today, Dear Reader.  For those who still doubt that retail media is a Big Thing, customer data agency dunnhumby announced an “end-to-end retail media platform”.  The new offering will make it easy for retailers to monetize their customer data without having to develop the underlying systems from scratch.   Appearance of packaged products is a normal stage in market development, indicating a concept has been well enough defined for developers to understand common requirements.
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World Is Caught in ‘Vicious Cycle of Distrust’: Edelman Trust Barometer

January 19, 2022
Or maybe you’re just worried about the collapse of civilization in general.  Our friends at Edelman will scratch that itch with news that trust levels in major institutions are lower than ever.  “Government and media feed cycle of division and disinformation for votes and clicks,” says Edelman, leaving “NGOs and business pressured to take on societal problems beyond their abilities.”  Have a great day!
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