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Episode 84: Agency focus - Source

Date: 2 Apr 2014
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Episode 82: An African Path to Success & Effective Measure

Date: 24 Feb 2014 | Time: 39:00min
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Episode 81: Conn Bertish and Cairo

Date: 14 Feb 2014 | Time: 44:44min
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UNITED STATES

Yahoo sees signs of growth in core business

NEW YORK, USA: Yahoo reported a stronger-than-expected first-quarter profit with the results showing growth in the Web company's "core" business according to Chief Executive Marissa Mayer

16 Apr 2014 08:28

SOUTH AFRICA

[SXSW Interactive 2014] Creativity. Inspiration. Innovation

AUSTIN, US: Austin Kleon is the author of two influential and best-selling books: "Steal Like An Artist" and "Newspaper Blackout". His third book, "Show Your Work!", was published in March 2014. He was one of the keynote speakers at SXSW Interactive 2014.

By Mark Schefermann 4 Apr 2014 14:00

UNITED STATES

Google buys drone for its stable

NEW YORK, USA: Google has bought Titan Aerospace, a manufacturer of solar-powered drones that could be used to boost Internet access to remote areas.

15 Apr 2014 09:24

UNITED STATES

Fact-checking journalism gains momentum

WASHINGTON, US: The facts are the focus as part of a trend in journalism spreading from the United States to many places around the world.

14 Apr 2014 12:58

UNITED STATES

Creative Week May 2014

Creative Week is only 25 days away! This year's week-long festival of speakers, discussions, screenings and more will culminate on Friday, 9 May at Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center for the 2014 One Show. Creative Week celebrates Creativity for the Greater Good. Creatives who make the world a better place will share their ideas and innovations in special, limited-seating presentations.

11 Apr 2014 09:23

UNITED STATES

AFP launches 'AFP Forum' to unify news products on internet

PARIS, FRANCE: Agence France-Presse has launched a new internet platform called "AFP Forum", which brings together its multimedia products in six languages for clients and is partly available to the general public.

11 Apr 2014 10:27

UNITED STATES

NYF International Television & Film Awards 2014 winners announced at NAB

NEW YORK CITY, US: New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards, now in its 57th year, has announced the World's Best TV & Films winners.

10 Apr 2014 07:49

UNITED STATES

Pirelli's 2012 Annual Report wins PR News award

WASHINGTON, US: The PR News' CSR Awards, announced at a luncheon at the National Press Club in Washington, DC on 8 April 2014, selected Pirelli's 2012 Annual Report as the winner of the Annual Report category.

10 Apr 2014 08:57

UNITED STATES

NYF Torch Awards for young creative talent announces finalists teams

NEW YORK CITY, US: New York Festivals announced the five Torch Awards Finalist Teams selected to compete in the 30 April Pitch Challenge in New York City.

10 Apr 2014 07:59

UNITED STATES

US film studios sue Megaupload for piracy

WASHINGTON, USA: The top US film studios have filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against defunct file-sharing website Megaupload, shut down by US authorities as part of a criminal probe of online piracy.

9 Apr 2014 09:20

UNITED STATES

'Game of Thrones' draws huge ratings, crashes HBO app

LOS ANGELES, USA: The first show of the new "Games of Thrones" season drew HBO's biggest audience since the finale of "The Sopranos," data showed on Monday (7 April) after the broadcaster's online app crashed.

8 Apr 2014 09:05

UNITED STATES

Weibo seeks to raise at least US$340m in US IPO

NEW YORK, USA: The microblogging service Weibo - often described as China's version of Twitter - will raise at least US$340m in its US stock offering according to figures released over the weekend.

7 Apr 2014 08:58

UNITED STATES

Five things learned at #SXSW

AUSTIN, US: A handful of themes emerged during South by Southwest Interactive's five days of wide-ranging programs.

4 Apr 2014 07:35

UNITED STATES

Slow migration of US seniors to internet

WASHINGTON, USA: American senior citizens are gradually finding their way onto the internet, but lagging the overall population in online usage, according to a survey released on Thursday, 3 April.

4 Apr 2014 07:25

UNITED STATES

Microsoft's smartphone assistant, Cortana

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Microsoft took on Apple's Siri and Google Now with a smartphone personal assistant dubbed "Cortana."

3 Apr 2014 07:22

UNITED STATES

Amazon launches new device for streaming video

NEW YORK, USA: Amazon unveiled a new media streaming device, ramping up its challenge to online video rivals such as Netflix.

3 Apr 2014 07:47

UNITED STATES

[SXSW Interactive 2014] SXSW highlights - Gary Vaynerchuk

Originally, Gary Vaynerchuk wasn't on the schedule for SXSW 2014, so when I saw that he was the keynote speaker on the first day, I made sure that this was one talk I didn't miss.

By Mark Schefermann 1 Apr 2014 09:40

UNITED STATES

New York Festivals launches 'You... Be The Judge' Contest

NEW YORK CITY, US: New York Festivals International Advertising Awards competition invites ad people to judge the World's Best Advertising.

1 Apr 2014 06:15

UNITED STATES

Intel buys stake in Cloudera

SAN FRANCISCO, USA: In a sign of the growing importance of the Internet "cloud," software group Cloudera said it raised a whopping US$900m to expand its large corporate data services.

1 Apr 2014 08:04

UNITED STATES

[SXSW Interactive 2014] A constant state of #FOMO

Before coming to SXSW I asked some friends that had been before to give me some tips and advice.

By Mark Schefermann 31 Mar 2014 12:01

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