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Episode 182: Augmented reality, Virtual reality & Pokemon Go. Native VML and Y&R SA Partnership

Date: 21 Jul 2016
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Aquila's first flight: A big milestone toward connecting billions of people

Aquila's first flight is part of Facebook's overall commitment in overcoming the remaining barriers to universal connectivity...

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South Sudan authorities arrest editor, order Juba Monitor to cease publishing...

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The rise of Afrilennials and how to communicate with them

Millennials represent the largest segment of the population and are our first truly digital natives. Do you know how to get in touch with them...

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Millward Brown South Africa announces The Top 20 Best Liked Ads of 2015

Humour, nostalgia/slice of life and babies and kids dominate the top 20 Millward Brown's Best Liked Ads, with many of the ads having a very distinct South African flavour...

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CNN Multichoice African Journalist 2016 finalists announced

Finalists in the prestigious CNN MultiChoice African Journalist 2016 Competition were announced by Ferial Haffajee, chair of the independent judging panel...

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Business incubator to boost 200 Zimbabwean entrepreneurs

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[Biz Takeouts Podcast] 182: AR and VR & Native VML and Y&R SA partnership

On the latest episode of Biz Takeouts Marketing and Media Radio show host Warren Harding spoke to Glenn Gillis and Ben Wagner...

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Pharmaceutical market is a key growth area in Africa

Africa still holds huge potential for growth and investment, but in order for this to happen basic needs and services must be attended to first...

By Graeme Pitt 3 days ago

PEPFAR welcomes return of International HIV/AIDS conference to Africa

PEPFAR invests $85 million to drive innovation for adolescent girls and young women...

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Angola hits troubled times after heady post-war boom

Angola's last decade has been a missed opportunity for economic reform and growth...

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Opera wins major market share in SA and rest of Africa

Opera the cellphone browser developer and manager, has gained more than 70% of African market share in five years...

By Alistair Anderson 3 days ago

Trends in advertising in Africa

Advertising in Africa: new report surfaces key trends...

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[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 182: AR, VR, Super Animals, Pokemon Go and NATIVE VML

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show on 21 July 2016, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Glenn Gillis and Ben Wagner...

20 Jul 2016

Five reasons that innovation fails

There is often a gap between the intent and the reality of innovation...

By Sue Morris 20 Jul 2016

Chatbot launched to connect new mothers

A bot for messenger was launched at the International Aids Conference 2016. The bot will provide mothers with a more affordable way to access relevant messages...

20 Jul 2016

Digital transformation in education key to stirring growth in East Africa

Africa's 'skills of the future' requires firm partnerships between NPOs, private and public sectors...

20 Jul 2016

Orange completes acquisition of mobile operator Airtel in Sierra Leone

Airtel is the leading mobile operator in Sierra Leone with over 1.3 million customers...

20 Jul 2016

Cape Town International Airport scoops Routes Africa Marketing Award

Routes 2016 Marketing Awards has announced Cape Town International Airport in South Africa as the overall winner of the Routes Africa edition...

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SA leads way with 11 startups among DEMO Africa finalists

DEMO Africa, which began life in Nairobi, Kenya and has taken place in Lagos, Nigeria for the last two years, will take place in Johannesburg...

By Tom Jackson 20 Jul 2016

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International

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...

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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...

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Rise of alpha dreamers

A new global age has arrived...

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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.

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