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Episode 124: The IMC Conference Durban

Date: 27 Feb 2015
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UNITED KINGDOM

848 Pencils awarded at D&AD 2015
848 Pencils awarded at D&AD 2015

LONDON, UK: The 53rd D&AD Judging Week has wrapped up at the Truman Brewery in East London this week. 85 countries were vying for a coveted Pencil with South Africa winning 18...

24 Apr 2015 10:08

INDIA

Chirag Shivalker
Internet of Things, Business Intelligence & retail sector - awesome threesome...

Internet of Things gives rise to Business Intelligence in the Retail sector making the competition really tough; giving nightmares to the retailers...

By Chirag Shivalker 24 Apr 2015 08:11

UNITED KINGDOM

All the best from Europe's digital media
All the best from Europe's digital media

LONDON, UK: The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) has presented the annual European Digital Media Awards at a ceremony at Google's London headquarters during Digital Media Europe 2015...

24 Apr 2015 08:08

THE NETHERLANDS

Dutch to launch criminal probe into Uber
Dutch to launch criminal probe into Uber

THE HAGUE, THE NETHERLANDS: Dutch prosecutors on Friday announced a criminal probe into Uber, in the latest salvo of an increasingly bitter battle between European governments and the popular taxi service app...

24 Apr 2015 07:12

THAILAND

Thai bookseller given jail term for royal defamation
Thai bookseller given jail term for royal defamation

BANGKOK, THAILAND: A Thai man was sentenced Wednesday to two years in jail for selling books that allegedly defamed the monarchy, the latest in a string of convictions under the country's notorious lese majeste law...

24 Apr 2015 07:02

UNITED KINGDOM

British police question Piers Morgan over phone hacking
British police question Piers Morgan over phone hacking

LONDON, UK: British police questioned Piers Morgan in connection with a phone hacking investigation, the television host and journalist said...

24 Apr 2015 06:57

UNITED KINGDOM

UK politician accused of unauthorised Wikipedia edits
UK politician accused of unauthorised Wikipedia edits

LONDON, UK: The run-up to Britain's general election took an unexpected turn this week as the chairman of the Conservative Party was forced to deny allegations that he'd made unauthorised edits on Wikipedia...

23 Apr 2015 11:34

EUROPE

Start-up Academy introduced at Lions
Start-up Academy introduced at Lions

CANNES, FRANCE: Lions Innovation Festival teams with R/GA to launch the Start-up Academy, a three-day marketing boot camp to prepare innovators for business with the world's largest brands.

23 Apr 2015 10:19

FRANCE

Booking.com to loosen grip on hotel prices in France, Italy, Sweden
Booking.com to loosen grip on hotel prices in France, Italy, Sweden

PARIS, FRANCE: Hotel reservation site Booking.com will allow hoteliers in France, Italy and Sweden to charge cheaper prices elsewhere after legal challenges, the French competition authority said Tuesday...

22 Apr 2015 12:07

FRANCE

World's Press calls on China to release journalist Gao Yu
World's Press calls on China to release journalist Gao Yu

PARIS, FRANCE / FRANKFURT, GERMANY: WAN-IFRA and the World Editors Forum have called on the Chinese authorities to release 71-year-old Chinese journalist Gao Yu...

22 Apr 2015 11:43

UNITED KINGDOM

D&AD replaces In Book and Nomination Awards with two new Pencils
D&AD replaces In Book and Nomination Awards with two new Pencils

LONDON, UK: To bring clarity and coherence to the existing levels of awards, D&AD will introduce Wood and Graphite additions to the Pencil family. These replace the In Book and Nomination Awards...

22 Apr 2015 11:23

IRAN

Washington Post reporter faces spy trial in Iran
Washington Post reporter faces spy trial in Iran

TEHRAN, IRAN: The detained Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian faces trial for espionage and three other charges including "collaboration with hostile governments", his lawyer told AFP on Monday...

21 Apr 2015 12:24

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