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Episode 183: The rapid evolution of Customer Experience Management and the CEM Africa Summit.

Date: 28 Jul 2016
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SOUTH AFRICA

New social media tools empower citizen journalism

It may be inside a protest rally, or in front of a deadly shooting. Smartphones, video and social media are empowering citizens to tell their stories like never before...

19 Jul 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Yahoo selling internet assets for $4.8bn to Verizon

Yahoo agreed to sell its core assets to telecom giant Verizon for $4.8 billion, ending a 20-year run by the internet pioneer as an independent company...

25 Jul 2016

UNITED STATES

Facebook Messenger hits one billion users

SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook said on Wednesday the number of users of its Messenger application had topped one billion, a key milestone as it seeks to expand the platform to new services...

22 Jul 2016

UNITED STATES

Twitter eases process for verified accounts

WASHINGTON: Twitter said on Tuesday it was streamlining the process for creating verified accounts, a move likely to boost the number of users with a "blue badge" icon...

21 Jul 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Messaging app Line rockets 40% in opening US trade

Shares in the messaging app Line, a hit in Asia, surged 40 percent in opening trade in New York on Thursday in a market hungry for the newest technology IPO...

15 Jul 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Survey reveals executive thoughts on digital transformation

IFS's Digital Transformation Survey has unveiled how senior decision makers in 20+ countries view the need for digital transformation...

13 Jul 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

Mobile news surges, newspapers fall further: US poll

WASHINGTON: Americans are increasingly turning to their mobile devices for news, with print newspapers losing more ground, a poll showed Thursday...

8 Jul 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

World's Best Financial Advertising awards opens for entries

The Midas Awards for the World's Best Financial Advertising has opened for entries. The Midas Awards is the only awards show to recognise excellence in financial marketing and advertising...

7 Jul 2016

UNITED STATES

BlackBerry kills off its classic smartphone

SAN FRANCISCO: BlackBerry on Tuesday said that it is killing off its Classic smartphone with a physical keyboard as part of an effort to modernize its lineup...

6 Jul 2016

UNITED STATES

Vice Media acquires majority stake in Garage magazine

SAN FRANCISCO: Vice Media on Tuesday announced that it has bought a controlling interest in Garage magazine, a twice-annual publication founded by the wife of a Russian billionaire.

6 Jul 2016

UNITED STATES

WPP invests in hip-hop media company

Through WPP Ventures, based in Silicon Valley, WPP is making a strategic investment in All Def Digital (ADD), a US digital media company founded by hip-hop impresario Russell Simmons, in 2013...

1 Jul 2016

UNITED STATES

Five ways to market your small business on a shoestring budget

Marketing is crucial for your small business, and it is that one thing that makes your business stand out from the crowd. Many entrepreneurs have to struggle when it comes to raising the advertising funds...

By Hicks Crawford 30 Jun 2016

UNITED STATES

Top three strategies to communicate your brand voice to customers and employees

In today's complex and ever-changing global economy, simply having a brand isn't enough; your brand has to be an experience...

By Hicks Crawford 23 Jun 2016

UNITED STATES

Digital is not rescuing troubled US newspapers

WASHINGTON: The grim news for newspapers: digital is doing little to rescue them from their deepening woes...

17 Jun 2016

UNITED STATES

Gannett maintains offer for LA Times owner

WASHINGTON: USA Today publisher Gannett said on Tuesday it would maintain its $864m offer for newspaper rival Tribune Publishing, saying a tie-up would be good for both companies...

8 Jun 2016

UNITED STATES

Four secrets to live streaming success

People are ditching cable every day, but they still want to watch live TV. Here are the secrets to live streaming TV that is better than cable...

By Peter Davidson 7 Jun 2016

UNITED STATES

First round of jury members selected for D&AD Impact

Executives from Droga5, Getty Images, IDEO, Squarespace, Unilever and Warby Parker have been selected as D&AD Impact jury presidents, along with the judges who will play an integral role in this distinctive, new global award show...

6 Jun 2016

UNITED STATES

Tips for writing a successful hotel marketing email

Email marketing is a solid strategy in today's electronic world; however, there is a right way and a wrong way to go about it. To be successful, you must consider the unique communication style of an email, and how to deliver effective content in a short message...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 6 Jun 2016

UNITED STATES

Twitter moves to curb nastiness at Periscope

Twitter on Tuesday moved to further stifle abusive commentary at its live video streaming application Periscope...

2 Jun 2016

UNITED STATES

Facebook extends lead as news gateway: study

WASHINGTON: Facebook has become an important news source for close to half of American adults, a study showed on Thursday amid increased scrutiny over the social network's gateway role...

30 May 2016

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