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Episode 138: Isilumko Activate and Agency Focus with 20Across looking at Influencer marketing.

Date: 2 Jul 2015
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Six crowdfunding myths debunked

Since this is a relatively new approach, it tends to gain skepticism and subsequent criticism. The truth, however, may be very different from what we know or hear...

By Rochelle Ceira 3 Jul 2015 13:57


Entries open for World's Best Financial Advertising Awards 2015

NEW YORK, USA: The Midas Awards 2015 competition honouring the World's Best Financial Advertising? is now open for entry. This is the only awards show to recognise excellence in financial marketing and advertising on a global scale.

3 Jul 2015 10:15


Facebook tests video ads in budding YouTube challenge

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Facebook on Thursday confirmed that it is dabbling in video ads and sharing revenue with content creators, in a move that would compete with Google-owned YouTube.

3 Jul 2015 09:44


Yahoo tests using Google search skills

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Yahoo said on Thursday that it is testing letting Google put its online search skills to work at some of its online properties.

3 Jul 2015 10:01


Facebook's Zuckerberg wants to figure out social equation

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg figures there could be a formula that explains how people think...

2 Jul 2015 08:11


Appeals court affirms e-book ruling against Apple

NEW YORK, USA: A US appeals court on Tuesday upheld a 2013 ruling that Apple led an illegal conspiracy to fix prices of e-books in violation of anti-trust laws.

1 Jul 2015 10:48


Boosting healthcare advertising with the Young Global Awards

NEW YORK, USA The Global Awards for the World's Best Healthcare & Wellness Advertising have announced the second annual Young Globals Student Competition and Internship Programme...

30 Jun 2015 09:07


What, how and why you need Android for sustainable business growth?

Fortunes of Android mobile OS have never looked back since its introduction in Sept 2008; instead it has witnessed tremendous growth...

By Chirag Shivalker 30 Jun 2015 10:41


Gannett completes split of newspaper, broadcast units

WASHINGTON, USA: US media giant Gannett said on Monday it completed its breakup which separates its newspaper division, including flagship USA Today, from broadcast and digital businesses.

30 Jun 2015 08:01


Apple bets on radio splash in streaming bid

NEW YORK, USA: In its bid to become a power in music streaming, Apple is devoting its vast resources to create what it hopes will be a first truly global radio station.

29 Jun 2015 08:50


Breakup for online dating app Tinder and parent

WASHINGTON, USA: The popular online dating app Tinder is breaking free as part of a spinoff, announced on Thursday by parent company IAC/InterActive Corp.

26 Jun 2015 07:44


"Super-Sizing Magento": Three big companies go big with e-commerce

At Magento and eBay Enterprise's Imagine Commerce 2015 conference some big news was revealed: Clustrix and Instart Logic announced a partnership with ZeroLag to improve the speed and scalability...

By Aaron Farrington 25 Jun 2015 11:31


Microsoft makes Word available on Android phones

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Microsoft on Wednesday followed through on a promise to release versions of its widely used Word, Excel and PowerPoint programs for smartphones running on Google-backed Android software.

25 Jun 2015 16:18


Google Play enters free streaming with radio

NEW YORK, USA: Google Play on Tuesday expanded to Internet radio, becoming the latest streaming player to provide free content despite controversy among artists...

25 Jun 2015 08:56


Some Kindle book authors to be paid per page read

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Amazon on Monday said it will start paying writers of e-books on its Kindle Unlimited and Kindle Owner's Lending Library services based on how many pages are read instead of the number of downloads.

25 Jun 2015 08:48


BlackBerry and Cisco sign broad patent cross-licensing agreement

BlackBerry and Cisco have announced that they have entered into a long-term patent cross-licensing agreement covering their respective products and technologies.

25 Jun 2015 15:52


Apple bows to Taylor Swift on streaming payments

NEW YORK, USA: Tech giant Apple late Sunday bowed to pressure from pop superstar Taylor Swift and raised payments to artists for its forthcoming music streaming service.

23 Jun 2015 07:59


Twitter says it wants full-time CEO

NEW YORK, USA: Twitter said on Monday it would only consider chief executive candidates who can commit full-time to the company, signaling that co-founder and interim head Jack Dorsey likely will not be picked.

23 Jun 2015 08:31


WikiLeaks dumps 276,000 more documents from Sony hack

LOS ANGELES, USA: WikiLeaks on Thursday released 276,394 new documents from the hack of Sony Pictures in what could be a further embarrassment for the Japanese media and electronics group.

22 Jun 2015 08:42


Google acts to curb 'revenge porn' from search results

WASHINGTON, USA: Google said Friday it was taking steps to remove from search results "revenge porn," or sexually explicit images of people posted without their consent.

22 Jun 2015 14:35

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