The Solar Impulse 2 aircraft flew into New York past the Statue of Liberty completing the US leg on Saturday, 11 June, of a record-breaking bid to circumnavigate the Earth powered only by solar energy...
14 Jun 2016
NEW YORK: US public relations giant Edelman said on Tuesday, 15 September, it will no longer represent coal producers or take assignments that seek to deny climate change...
16 Sep 2015
WASHINGTON: Tech industry leaders including Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg have raised $100 million for an education initiative aimed at "reimagining" schools from the elementary school level...
6 May 2015
NEWSWATCH: Hashtags are nothing more than armchair activism, some say. Lately, more attention is given to how the media reports on big news items that become nothing more than hashtags in our minds...
Leigh Andrews 29 Apr 2015
WASHINGTON, US: Facebook was rolling out a donation button on Monday for contributions to victims of the massive earthquake in Nepal, and offered to match up to $2 million...
28 Apr 2015
Inspired by the global mindset of Silicon Valley entrepreneurs while at Stanford, Burgess explains what Gojimo means for the industry, and why SA...
Jessica Taylor 2 Apr 2015
New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...
5 Mar 2015
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
SAN FRANCISCO, US: Five nonprofit groups got word on Wednesday that Google will help them fulfill visions of using the technology titan's Internet-linked Glass eyeware to do good.
10 Jul 2014
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Microsoft said on Monday (24 June) it would offer an advertising-free version of its Bing search engine for schools, which also includes extra privacy and filtering of adult content.
26 Jun 2013
WASHINGTON, USA: The Obama administration said this week it would comply with a judge's order to allow women and girls of any age to purchase emergency contraception, ending its efforts to restrict the drug's availability.
12 Jun 2013
LOS ANGELES, USA: Nike has decided to stop making products for disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong's cancer charity Livestrong, but will still support the group financially, the company said on Tuesday (28 May).
30 May 2013
WASHINGTON, USA: A powerful tornado with winds of up to 320km/h pulverised an Oklahoma City suburb on Monday (20 May), hitting at least two schools and wiping out blocks of homes. Up to 100 people were reportedly killed.
21 May 2013
SAN JOSE, US: Each year, nearly four million newborn babies never live past their first days - all for lack of warmth.
4 Oct 2012
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
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
ENGLEWOOD, US: Western Union Company, a leader in global payment services, in cooperation with its agents, has activated a limited-time "No Transfer Fee"* program for money-transfers sent to Japan from participating agent locations around the world.
18 Mar 2011
NEW YORK, US: As part of the ADC 90th Annual Awards celebration, the Art Directors Club is presenting its first annual ADC Designism Award, and has extended the deadline to 28 January.
26 Jan 2011