AdExchanger: In new sell-side push, Facebook trials header bidding and tie-ins with native SSPs

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Facebook confirmed it’s “exploring header bidding with a small set of publishers.” Those partners may include USA Today and Hearst, according to The Information, which was first to report the news.Read more

AlleyWatch: NY AdTech panel hits heavy on pros, cons of header bidding, Google

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Digital advertising is a heavily jargon-based industry, and the simplest of concepts can end up sounding complex. Specifically, the rise of header bidding has intrigued many in the industry, but what exactly is header bidding and what effect will it have?Read more

BBC: A Trump presidency has Americans looking north

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Every four years, terrified by a potential president, many Americans roll out a well-worn pronouncement: “I’m moving to Canada!” However, this year they have helped to make that often empty threat a reality. The 2016 election campaign has been full of surprises, the biggest is Donald Trump. His divisive campaign has turned some American voters off. But he’s on track …

Vox: The reasons Americans want to move to Canada are the reasons it’s really hard to do it

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Maybe, watching election results come in, you’re beginning to think about that joke you made months ago. Maybe you really should move to Canada. In 2016, you’re not alone: The Canadian government’s immigration website crashed the day after Donald Trump swept the Super Tuesday primaries, under the force of thousands of Americans Google searching “move to Canada.” Read more

CBC News: Silicon Valley North? Toronto, Waterloo position themselves as next tech hub

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‘Waterloo [has] the sort of hacker, hustler, entrepreneurial mindset — but Toronto brings scale’ Call it Silicon Valley North. That’s the vision that some in the growing cluster of tech companies between Toronto and Kitchener-Waterloo, Ont. have for the 114-kilometre stretch between them — an area already dotted with offices for Google, Shopify, Research in Motion and thousands of startups. …

Betakit: 20 Student Startups Compete For $125,000 at W16 #VELOCITYFUND Finals

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The future of education is made up of three components: co-operative education, research intensity, and student entrepreneurship. At least, that’s how Feridun Hamdallapur, the President of the University of Waterloo and one of Canada’s most innovative academic institutions, puts it. Student entrepreneurship has been on a steady rise as universities across Canada are beginning to cultivate a culture where starting …

The Record: Kitchener firm wants Silicon Valley workers who don’t like Trump to come to Canada

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Canada’s technology industry has chosen a mascot for its latest campaign to poach Silicon Valley talent. His name is Donald Trump. Sortable, an advertising startup in Kitchener, has been running Facebook ads featuring a photo of Trump with the tag line: “Thinking of moving to Canada? Sortable is hiring.” Read more

Bloomberg: Work in Silicon Valley and Spooked About Trump? Canada Wants You

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Canada’s technology industry has chosen a mascot for its latest campaign to poach Silicon Valley talent. His name is Donald Trump. Sortable, an advertising startup, has been running Facebook ads featuring a photo of The Donald with the tagline: “Thinking of moving to Canada? Sortable is hiring.” Next week, a group of Canadian mayors, keen to attract top people and …

Thalamus: sorting through a cornucopia of ad networks to monetize, with Sortable

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For those of us that aren’t familiar with Sortable, please tell us a little more about your offering and audience. Sortable helps publishers generate greater revenue. We use data and machine learning to automate the ad operations process. Our Ad Engine analyzes every single ad impression, looking at geo, device type, session depth, speed and bid, then makes a real …

The Star: Mayor Tory aims to lure U.S. tech talent with mention of divisive’ politics

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Move to Canada, and specifically southern Ontario, to get away from “divisive” U.S. politics, Toronto Mayor John Tory plans to tell high-tech talent in California’s Silicon Valley next month. Read more