Intuit Buys Mailchimp for $12 Billion

Tax and accounting software giant Intuit announced on Tuesday that it has agreed to purchase email newsletter platform Mailchimp in a $12 billion cash-and-stock deal. Intuit, which is known for owning financial and accounting software packages like TurboTax, QuickBooks, Mint, …

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Russian Gay Family in Controversial Ad Flees to Spain After Death Threats

A Russian lesbian family, who appeared in a controversial health food ad for a grocery chain, said that they have fled to Spain after facing online abuse and death threats. The family consisting of mother Yuna, her daughters Mila and …

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UK Government To Ban Junk Food Ads on TV and Internet

The UK government is set to impose a nationwide pre-9pm ban on TV and internet advertisements for junk food. The ban will come into force from the end of next year and would cover the advertising of products deemed to …

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France Fines Google for Abuse of Ad Power

The French Competition Authority has announced on Monday that it has fined Google 220 million euros ($267 million) for abusing its market power in the online advertising industry. “The decision to sanction Google is of particular significance because it’s the …

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