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Episode 182: Augmented reality, Virtual reality & Pokemon Go. Native VML and Y&R SA Partnership

Date: 21 Jul 2016
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The global phenomenon that is Pokémon Go has taken over America. The augmented reality (AR) based smartphone game is now making waves...

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Using video in marketing, HR

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Radio campaign creates love for old gaming heroes

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Johannesburg youth quiz politicians on how to build a youth inclusive city

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Open Design festival opens in Cape Town in August

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The art of digital design

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Twitter eases process for verified accounts

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