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Episode 124: The IMC Conference Durban

Date: 27 Feb 2015
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Episode 123: Is Design on the 2015 business agenda with Life is Awesome.

Date: 23 Feb 2015
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Date: 13 Feb 2015
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Mystery Apple event planned for March 9, likely on Watch

NEW YORK: Apple sent invitations on Thursday for a mystery event due to take place March 9, amid speculation about an imminent launch of its much anticipated Apple Watch...

27 Feb 2015 11:50


Amazon hires former White House spokesman Carney

NEW YORK: Former White House spokesman Jay Carney has taken a new public relations job with online retail giant Amazon, the company said on Thursday.

27 Feb 2015 11:46


Fierce battle looms on US 'open Internet' rules

WASHINGTON, US: US regulators meet Thursday to vote on rules aimed at heading off Internet "fast lanes," although it may not be the end of a years-long battle...

25 Feb 2015 13:20


NYF's World's Best TV & Film Awards 2015 finalists

NEW YORK CITY, US: New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards, honouring the World's Best TV & Films, has announced the 2015 Finalists...

25 Feb 2015 12:00


Call for nominations for 2015 IWMF Courage in Journalism Awards

WASHINGTON, US: The Courage in Journalism and Lifetime Achievement Awards, which honours women journalists who set themselves apart by their extraordinary bravery, is open online for nominations until 15 March 2015...

24 Feb 2015 10:47


Taking sales training out of the classroom

US: It doesn't matter how good sales training is, if it doesn't impact with long lasting effects, it won't make a discernible difference to a sales or service person's performance...

By Monika D'Agostino 22 Feb 2015 14:44


Social media star Azalea gives up on online 'pettiness'

NEW YORK, US: Rapper Iggy Azalea built a fan base through social media but frequently engaged in bitter feuds, and is taking a break from the internet and its 'pettiness'...

20 Feb 2015 11:01


Obama ranks N Korea cyber capabilities as not so good

WASHINGTON, US: Iran is "good," China and Russia are "very good," but North Korea's cyber attack capabilities are actually not that great, according to an impromptu ranking by US President Barack Obama...

18 Feb 2015 12:33


When fake news goes viral, blame the media: study

WASHINGTON, US: It's true. Don't believe everything you read on the Internet...

17 Feb 2015 11:45


Facebook will be with you till death, and beyond

WASHINGTON, US: Facebook wants to be your social network for life, and even in the hereafter. The world's biggest social network unveiled an update Thursday that allows its members to designate a "legacy contact"...

13 Feb 2015 09:46


Newsweek Twitter feed hijacked by pro-IS hacker

WASHINGTON, US: Newsweek's Twitter feed was briefly hijacked on Tuesday by hackers who displayed messages supporting the Islamic State group...

12 Feb 2015 07:10


New appointments to NYF Radio Awards Advisory board

NEW YORK CITY, US: NYF's World's Best Radio Programs Appoints Phil Critchlow and Valerie Geller to 2015 Advisory Board...

10 Feb 2015 11:47


Fifty Shades of Grey arouses sex toy boom

NEW YORK CITY, US: The erotic bestselling novel Fifty Shades of Grey was devoured across the world by millions, from British housewives to Guantanamo Bay inmates...

6 Feb 2015 07:39


US anchor Brian Williams recants on coming under fire in Iraq

WASHINGTON DC, US: US news anchor Brian Williams has admitted that a story he has often repeated on air about coming under fire in a helicopter in Iraq in 2003 is untrue...

6 Feb 2015 07:02


US electronics chain RadioShack pulls plug

NEW YORK CITY, US: Struggling US consumer electronics chain RadioShack filed for bankruptcy protection on Thursday, pulling the plug after failing to compete with big-box stores and online retailers...

6 Feb 2015 10:55


The true Little House story makes a splash in US

WASHINGTON DC, US: The autobiography of Little House on the Prairie author Laura Ingalls Wilder has become a surprise publishing hit in America...

5 Feb 2015 11:16


World News Media Congress expecting delegates from 80 countries

WASHINGTON DC, US: The World News Media Congress, along with the World Editors Forum and the World Advertising Forum, is expected to draw more than 1,000 publishers, CEOs, managing directors, chief editors and other senior newspaper and news media executives from 80 countries around the world...

29 Jan 2015 08:50


Video shows blind mother seeing baby for first time

WASHINGTON, US: A video that went viral this week showed a legally blind mother in Canada seeing her newborn child for the first time, thanks to vision-enhancing glasses... (Video)

27 Jan 2015 10:22


New Toyota Camry campaign launches at Super Bowl

US: As part of the 'One Bold Choice Leads to Another' campaign for the new 2015 Toyota Camry, the company will lead with two new ads during the first quarter of the Super Bowl opening game on 1 February 2015...

27 Jan 2015 08:38


Latest emerging trends in market research

WASHINGTON DC, US: Many organisations have adopted technologies into their business models to increase efficiency, become more flexible, and to transform their current business functions. Market research has followed suit...

By Caitlin Stewart, courtesy Ashlan Bonnell 26 Jan 2015 12:10

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