UNITED STATES

IBM offers analytics platform for Ebola fight

WASHINGTON, US: IBM has announced it will offer its analytics platform and other technology for use in African countries affected by the Ebola outbreak.

28 Oct 2014

UNITED STATES

Nike, sponsors stand by Armstrong after he loses titles

NEW YORK, US: Sporting goods giant Nike was one of several sponsors sticking by Lance Armstrong after the US Anti-Doping Agency stripped the cycling legend of his record seven Tour de France titles.

28 Aug 2012

UNITED STATES

Nike auctions off mythical Mags for Parkinson's foundation

BEAVERTON, US: Nike has announced that 1500 pairs of the mythical 2011 Nike Mag shoes will be auctioned on eBay, nikemag.eBay.com, with all net proceeds going directly to The Michael J. Fox Foundation.

12 Sep 2011

UNITED STATES

PR Newswire waives distribution fees for all releases related to humanitarian efforts in Somalia

NEW YORK, US: Organisations offering humanitarian aid to the victims of the devastating famine in Somalia can distribute their messages through PR Newswire at no charge. PR Newswire is waiving fees on the distribution of news releases through a global crisis package for organisations wishing to communicate their efforts of assistance towards relief from the devastating famine in Somalia.

11 Aug 2011

UNITED KINGDOM

2011 Framepool/LBB/Challenge announces award show details

LONDON, UK / MUNICH, GERMANY / PARIS, FRANCE / LOS ANGELES, US: The voting of the jury for the 2011 Framepool/ LBB/ FireFlies Challenge is done. The shortlist of the ten best films will be announced on 16 June 2011, the final award ceremony and screening take place on 23 June 23 in Cannes' Cinéma Star.

10 Jun 2011

UNITED KINGDOM

2011 Framepool/ LBB/ FireFlies Challenge latest news

LONDON, UK / MUNICH, GERMANY / PARIS, FRANCE / LOS ANGELES, US: Framepool, LBB and the Fireflies can now welcome even more advertising super stars to their challenge's prominent jury: Al Moseley (180 Amsterdam), Barnsley (The Mill) and Tiger Savage (Tiger's Eye) are now also confirmed as judges.

5 May 2011

UNITED KINGDOM

Entries open: The Framepool/ LBB/ FireFlies Challenge

LONDON, UK / MUNICH, GERMANY / PARIS, FRANCE / LOS ANGELES, US: Framepool, the footage collection run by filmmakers, has opened its call for entries for the 2011 Framepool / LBB / FireFlies Challenge. This short-film competition is aimed at the world's directors who want to present their films to a highly prominent jury - while supporting a good cause.

30 Mar 2011

UNITED STATES

Dirty Water project cleans up

NEW YORK, US: Unicef's ongoing Tap Project continues to use ideas to communicate its simple but important on-going mission.

28 Jul 2010

SOUTH AFRICA

South Africans awarded Rosalynn Carter fellowships

Two South Africans are among 10 recipients of the 14th annual Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism, named last week by the Mental Health Programme of The Carter Centre in Atlanta, Georgia.

15 Jul 2010

FRANCE

The 2010 Framepool/ LBB Online/ Fireflies Challenge winners

CANNES, France: Filmmakers' competition ends on 24 June 2010 with a neck-and-neck-race between the top five entries. The winners of the 2010 Framepool/ LBB Online/ Fireflies Challenge come from the United Kingdom, Japan and the USA is a close-run race for the top spots.

25 Jun 2010