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VIENNA, AUSTRIA: An Austrian civil court has rejected a privacy class action against Facebook because it lacked jurisdiction to hear the matter, the lawyer for the plaintiff spearheading the case said on Wednesday.
2 Jul 2015
NEW YORK, US: The Midas Awards, for the World's Best Financial Advertising, announced the award winners for the 2012 competition. This year's Midas Grand Jury awarded one Grand Midas, 26 Gold Ingots, 46 Silver Ingots, and 63 Finalists. The 2012 Midas Awards competition received entries from 28 countries and is reputed to be the only international competition that recognises excellence in financial services communications on a global scale.
21 Dec 2012
PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY /KIEV, UKRAINE: Seattle Times executive editor David Boardman has joined the programme of the World Editors Forum, to be held in Kiev, Ukraine, from 2 to 5 September next, to discuss the paper's radically restructured news operation in a much anticipated session dedicated to innovations in newsroom organisation.
26 Jul 2012
LONDON, UK: comScore, Inc, a leader in measuring the digital world, today released an overview of internet usage in Europe, showing that 395.7 million Europeans went online in May 2012 for an average of 27.6 hours each.
6 Jul 2012
NEW YORK, US: The 55th New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards, announced this year's winning entries at the 2012 awards ceremony on Tuesday, 17 April at the annual NAB Show in Las Vegas. Geoffrey Mason, senior production specialist for ESPN, was awarded the NYF Television & Film Awards Lifetime Achievement Award.
19 Apr 2012
CUPERTINO, US: Apple has announced the new iPad, the third generation mobile device, will arrive at Apple's retail stores and the Apple Online Store (www.apple.com) on Friday, 16 March in the US, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, Switzerland and the UK; along with Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.
15 Mar 2012
LONDON, UK: comScore, Inc has released an overview of Internet usage in Europe, showing 373.4 million unique visitors went online in September 2011 for an average of 26.4 hours per person. This release highlights Internet usage in 49 European markets aggregated into the European region and provides individual reporting on 18 markets.
17 Nov 2011
VIENNA, AUSTRIA: Rolv Erik Ryssdal, CEO of Norway-based Schibsted, and Eugen Russ, one of the newspaper industry's most innovative publishers, have joined the programme for the 63rd World Newspaper Congress, to be held in Vienna, Austria, from 12 to 15 October next.
4 Aug 2011
VIENNA, AUSTRIA / PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: Today's editors-in-chief have to be more than just editors: they've become innovators, entrepreneurs and the centre of their communities. The 18th World Editors Forum, to be held in Vienna, Austria, in October, will help editors succeed in all of their new tasks.
2 Jun 2011
LONDON, UK: comScore, Inc has released an overview of Internet usage in Europe, showing 363.7 million unique people went online in March 2011 for an average of 26 hours per person.
5 May 2011
LONDON, UK: comScore, Inc, a leader in measuring the digital world, has released The comScore 2010 Europe Digital Year in Review. This inaugural report provides a comprehensive overview of key trends in the European digital media landscape, including market-level data on user demographics, social networking, online video, mobile, and search in 18 European countries.
25 Feb 2011
LISBON, PORTUGAL: The 4th Eurobest Advertising Festival, one of Europe's leading awards and annual events for creative advertising and communications, will be held from 28-30 November this year in Lisbon, Portugal.
9 Feb 2011
VIENNA, AUSTRIA: Currently, 77% of Austrians over the age of 14 years make use of the internet. Amongst the very young groups, in particular, the internet has achieved almost total coverage. 98% of the 14-19-year-olds use the internet and amongst the 20-29-year-olds the figure is 95%.
13 Jan 2011