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Episode 105: The 2014 DMASA Assegai - Integrated Marketing Awards

Date: 12 Sep 2014
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Episode 104: Mike Wronski, Fred Roed and Oresti Patricios

Date: 5 Sep 2014
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Date: 1 Sep 2014
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Media, entertainment starting to profit from digital services
Media, entertainment starting to profit from digital services

WASHINGTON, USA: The internet is no longer draining profits from media and entertainment companies, which have learned to make online services pay, a new study shows.

17 Sep 2014 08:46

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RadioShack faces bankruptcy
RadioShack faces bankruptcy

NEW YORK, USA: RadioShack said it was seeking to restructure its finances and warned of possible bankruptcy as it reported a bigger loss for the second quarter.

12 Sep 2014 11:45

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HP fined $59m for bribing Russian officials
HP fined $59m for bribing Russian officials

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: A judge ordered US computer company Hewlett-Packard to pay $58.8m for bribing Moscow government officials to buy HP computers for Russia's Prosecutor General's office.

12 Sep 2014 11:05

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Details of Apple's iWatch and iPhone 6
Details of Apple's iWatch and iPhone 6

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Apple has moved to recapture its role as a technology trend-setter with its highly anticipated smartwatch and two large-screen versions of the iPhone.

11 Sep 2014 10:47

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OMMA finalists announced
OMMA finalists announced

NEW YORK CITY, US: On 1 October MediaPost will honour great online advertising campaigns, websites and executions at the OMMA Awards Dinner & Cocktail Party in New York City.

11 Sep 2014 08:45

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Apple launches iWatch and new iPhone 6 as predicted
Apple launches iWatch and new iPhone 6 as predicted

CUPERTINO, USA: All the frenzy over Apple's launch of its new product line-up ahead of the festive shopping season turned into a bit of a damp squib with Apple announcing, as expected, a new iWatch and a new iPhone 6

10 Sep 2014 11:06

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Alex Hillsberg
Best customer service: The world's top 10 countries

CHICAGO, US: Last March, Bloomberg reported the number of jobs reached a record pre-recession peak at 116.1 million, even surpassing the US Labour Department's projections.

By Alex Hillsberg 10 Sep 2014 06:43

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Amazon's new 'Fire' smartphone for Britain, Germany
Amazon's new 'Fire' smartphone for Britain, Germany

WASHINGTON, USA: Amazon is selling its "Fire" 3D smartphone in Germany and Britain as it cut the price of the handset for US customers.

10 Sep 2014 10:29

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Apple frenzy but silence is maintained
Apple frenzy but silence is maintained

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: It is a marketing strategy that few experts would recommend and even fewer companies can pull off.

9 Sep 2014 10:19

UNITED STATES

Twitter adds 'buy buttons' to adverts
Twitter adds 'buy buttons' to adverts

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Twitter has begun testing 'buy buttons' that let people make purchases directly from marketing posts fired off at the globally popular one-to-many messaging service.

9 Sep 2014 09:36

UNITED STATES

Vice Media valued at $2.5bn
Vice Media valued at $2.5bn

WASHINGTON, USA: Vice Media, the Brooklyn-based online news operation which has a strong following among 18- to 34-year-olds, has secured $500m in funding giving it a valuation of $2.5bn, according to reports in the New York Times and TechCrunch.

5 Sep 2014 08:57

UNITED STATES

Google to repay $19m for apps bought by children
Google to repay $19m for apps bought by children

WASHINGTON, USA: Google has agreed to issue at least $19m in refunds to consumers whose children made app purchases from its Google Play store without parental consent, officials have confirmed.

5 Sep 2014 09:35

UNITED STATES

Verizon to pay $7.4m for privacy violations
Verizon to pay $7.4m for privacy violations

WASHINGTON, USA: US telecommunications company Verizon has agreed to pay a $7.4m fine to settle a probe into its privacy practices, including accessing customer data for marketing purposes, officials have confirmed.

5 Sep 2014 09:52

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Inside the AME Awards
Inside the AME Awards

NEW YORK CITY, US: Alisun Armstrong Executive Director of the International AME Awards for Advertising & Marketing Effectiveness on what's inside AME.

4 Sep 2014 12:12

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US mobile wallet Isis rebrands as Softcard
US mobile wallet Isis rebrands as Softcard

WASHINGTON, USA: US mobile payments firm Isis has officially changed its name to Softcard, completing the process of distancing itself from a militant Islamic group sometimes known by the same acronym.

4 Sep 2014 11:30

UNITED STATES

'Cloud' focus after internet hack
'Cloud' focus after internet hack

WASHINGTON, USA: If celebrities like actor Jennifer Lawrence and model Kate Upton knew little about the Internet 'cloud' they would not be alone, but the recent theft of their intimate photos has served as a wake-up call for everyone.

3 Sep 2014 10:11

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Celebrity iCloud hack investigated by Apple, FBI
Celebrity iCloud hack investigated by Apple, FBI

LOS ANGELES, USA: The FBI and Apple are urgently investigating an apparent hack of cloud data services that unleashed a torrent of intimate pictures of dozens of celebrities across the Internet.

2 Sep 2014 08:28

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Tablet sales slow as PC sales rise
Tablet sales slow as PC sales rise

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Tablets won't eclipse personal computers as fast as once thought, according to studies by market tracker International Data Corporation (IDC).

2 Sep 2014 11:29

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Facebook may let users search for old posts
Facebook may let users search for old posts

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Facebook said it is dabbling with letting members using smartphones or tablets search for past posts of friends at the leading online social network.

1 Sep 2014 09:46

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iWatch expected to be launched at Apple next event
iWatch expected to be launched at Apple next event

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Apple will unveil an "iWatch" in September with the manufacturer of the iPhone finally embarking on its much-rumoured foray into wearable computing, technology news website Re/code says.

28 Aug 2014 12:28

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