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Telecom Italia makes €543m but economic crisis continues
Telecom Italia makes €543m but economic crisis continues

MILAN, ITALY: Telecom Italia reported a first-half net profit of €543m but said a weak domestic market was offsetting positive results from its Brazilian business.

7 Aug 2014 10:51

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Shortlist for 2014 Festival of Media Global Awards announced
Shortlist for 2014 Festival of Media Global Awards announced

The Festival of Media Global Awards' highly-anticipated shortlist for 2014 is more global than ever before, with the top brands on this year's list coming from the US, the Netherlands, the United Arab Emirates, Sweden, and India.

7 Mar 2014 10:13

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Festival of Media Global Awards 2014: Entries close this week
Festival of Media Global Awards 2014: Entries close this week

ROME, ITALY: Time's running out. The deadline for entries for the Festival of Media Global Awards 2014 is Friday 17 January. Get those entries in now. (Video)

15 Jan 2014 08:35

ITALY

Vatican tour of restored catacombs with Google Maps
Vatican tour of restored catacombs with Google Maps

ROME, ITALY: The Vatican unveiled a series of catacombs used by early Christians in Rome after a major restoration, including an online virtual tour by Google Maps offering a glimpse into the underground wonders.

21 Nov 2013 06:53

ITALY

Italy's market regulator inspects Telecom Italia offices
Italy's market regulator inspects Telecom Italia offices

ROME, ITALY: Italy's market regulator Consob and financial police on Wednesday carried out an inspection of Telecom Italia's offices in Milan and Rome following the company's decision to sell assets.

14 Nov 2013 12:04

ITALY

Telecom Italia eyes sell-offs to boost Italy, Brazil broadband
Telecom Italia eyes sell-offs to boost Italy, Brazil broadband

ROME, ITALY: Telecom Italia has agreed to sell its stake in Telecom Argentina as well as telephone masts in Italy and Brazil, the troubled Italian giant said after a board meeting held on Thursday.

11 Nov 2013 07:08

ITALY

Spain's Telefonica stirs unease at Telecom Italia board meeting
Spain's Telefonica stirs unease at Telecom Italia board meeting

MILAN, ITALY: Heavily-indebted Telecom Italia held a crucial board meeting on Thursday to try and come up with a plan to rescue the company amid tensions over its main shareholder, Spain's Telefonica.

8 Nov 2013 10:22

ITALY

Microsoft needs to restart says Ballmer
Microsoft needs to restart says Ballmer

ROME, IITALY: Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer said the computer company had to reinvent itself to avoid being "old and tired" as it struggles to keep up in the mobile devices sector.

6 Nov 2013 07:33

ITALY

Fiat invests €1bn in Italian plant
Fiat invests €1bn in Italian plant

MILAN, ITALY: Fiat said on Wednesday (4 September) it will invest €1.0bn at its Turin plant to make Maseratis, easing fears that Fiat is lowering its role in Italy.

5 Sep 2013 11:16

ITALY

D&AD Awards: The nominations
D&AD Awards: The nominations

LONDON, UK: Here are the nominations for the D&AD Awards. See this year's In Book winners and Nominations below. Yellow Pencil winners will be revealed on Wednesday 12 June at the Awards Ceremony.

22 Apr 2013 11:05

ITALY

Book now for FIPP Magazine Congress
Book now for FIPP Magazine Congress

ROME, ITALY: Register before 7 March for the magazine world's flagship international event to benefit from our discounted early bird rate.

4 Mar 2013 05:13

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comScore releases the '2013 Mobile Future in Focus' report
comScore releases the '2013 Mobile Future in Focus' report

RESTON, US: comScore, Inc, a global leader in digital measurement and analytics, has released the 2013 Mobile Future in Focus report.

27 Feb 2013 07:44

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Midas Awards 2012 Winners: King James Cape Town wins Grand Midas for Santam Insurance
Midas Awards 2012 Winners: King James Cape Town wins Grand Midas for Santam Insurance

NEW YORK, US: The Midas Awards, for the World's Best Financial Advertising, announced the award winners for the 2012 competition. This year's Midas Grand Jury awarded one Grand Midas, 26 Gold Ingots, 46 Silver Ingots, and 63 Finalists. The 2012 Midas Awards competition received entries from 28 countries and is reputed to be the only international competition that recognises excellence in financial services communications on a global scale.

21 Dec 2012 08:23

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Nikon's big hands campaign draws attention
Nikon's big hands campaign draws attention

PARIS, FRANCE: Across major cities in Europe, Nikon builds huge sculpted 'hands' in a pose, as though holding a Nikon camera.

7 Nov 2012 10:29

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Google boss meets French president amid revenue row
Google boss meets French president amid revenue row

PARIS, FRANCE: Google's executive chairman Eric Schmidt was to meet French President Francois Hollande yesterday amid a revenue row with French, German and Italian media firms who want the Internet giant to pay for content.

30 Oct 2012 08:38

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Italian tax agency takes to YouTube in anti-evasion drive
Italian tax agency takes to YouTube in anti-evasion drive

ROME, ITALY: Italy's tax agency on Monday launched its own channel on YouTube to tell Italians how to pay their taxes, as the government pursues a sweeping crackdown against evasion aimed at boosting public finances.

2 Oct 2012 13:07

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Environmentally friendly purchases heat up in emerging markets
Environmentally friendly purchases heat up in emerging markets

NEW YORK, US: Purchases of environmentally protective products have grown significantly in two of the world's leading markets - China and Brazil; but the widespread perception that these products are too expensive may be blocking deeper adoption.

21 Aug 2012 11:16

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1 in 8 European smartphone owners conducted a retail transaction on their device
1 in 8 European smartphone owners conducted a retail transaction on their device

LONDON, UK: comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today released an overview of mobile commerce usage across the five leading European markets (France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom) using the comScore MobiLens service.

2 Aug 2012 13:52

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European women drive most engagement: Online retail, community websites
European women drive most engagement: Online retail, community websites

LONDON, UK: comScore, Inc, a leader in measuring the digital world, today released an overview of internet usage in Europe, showing that 395.7 million Europeans went online in May 2012 for an average of 27.6 hours each.

6 Jul 2012 12:38

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GfK: Germans are worrying less
GfK: Germans are worrying less

NUREMBURG, GERMANY: Alongside France, Germany remains the top nation of worriers in Europe, but the worry lines are considerably less deep this year. This is the finding of the current "Challenges of Europe" study carried out by the GfK Verein, which each year asks European citizens about issues that require urgent resolution in their countries.

20 Jun 2012 17:39

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EU5 map usage via smartphone growing 7x faster than classic web
EU5 map usage via smartphone growing 7x faster than classic web

LONDON, UK: - comScore, Inc has released an overview of mobile and computer usage of Maps across the five leading European markets (France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom) using the comScore MobiLens and comScore MMX services.

4 Jun 2012 11:27

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BlackBerry 10 Jam World Tour kicks off in Milan

MILAN, ITALY: The BlackBerry 10 Jam World Tour held its first stop in Milan yesterday, providing Italian developers with the opportunity to learn more about the unique capabilities of BlackBerry 10 and become one of the first to develop for the new platform. More than 200 developers pre-registered for the sold out hands-on event at NHOW Hotel, via Tortona 35, Milan.

30 May 2012 14:07

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NYF International TV & Film Awards announces 2012 winners at NAB
NYF International TV & Film Awards announces 2012 winners at NAB

NEW YORK, US: The 55th New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards, announced this year's winning entries at the 2012 awards ceremony on Tuesday, 17 April at the annual NAB Show in Las Vegas. Geoffrey Mason, senior production specialist for ESPN, was awarded the NYF Television & Film Awards Lifetime Achievement Award.

19 Apr 2012 08:02

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Cannes Lions: Creative Effectiveness, Design, Film, and PR Juries
Cannes Lions: Creative Effectiveness, Design, Film, and PR Juries

CANNES, FRANCE: The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, taking place from 17-23 June, has announced the members of a further four juries: Creative Effectiveness, Design, Film, and PR Lions. South Africa is represented on the Design jury (Shelley-Ann Atkinson, Grid Worldwide Branding & Design) and on the Film jury (Catherine Ireland, Amplified).

30 Mar 2012 07:54

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European smartphone users accessing news up 74%
European smartphone users accessing news up 74%

LONDON, UK: comScore, Inc, a leader in measuring the digital world, has released an overview of mobile news access across the five leading European markets (France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom) using the comScore MobiLens service.

26 Mar 2012 10:57

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New iPad tops three million
New iPad tops three million

CUPERTINO, US: Apple has announced it has sold three million of its new iPad, since its launch on Friday, March 16. The new iPad features a new Retina display, Apple's new A5X chip with quad-core graphics, a 5 megapixel iSight camera with advanced optics for capturing photos and 1080p HD video, and the same all-day 10 hour battery life*.

22 Mar 2012 08:37

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Latest news on iPad availability
Latest news on iPad availability

CUPERTINO, US: Apple has announced the new iPad, the third generation mobile device, will arrive at Apple's retail stores and the Apple Online Store (www.apple.com) on Friday, 16 March in the US, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, Switzerland and the UK; along with Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.

15 Mar 2012 10:40

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comScore releases 2012 Mobile Future in Focus report
comScore releases 2012 Mobile Future in Focus report

RESTON, US: comScore, Inc has released the 2012 Mobile Future in Focus report. This annual report examines the mobile and connected device landscape, covering several mobile markets measured by comScore.

24 Feb 2012 09:15

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Demand for smartphones higher than ever before in Europe
Demand for smartphones higher than ever before in Europe

NUREMBURG, GERMANY: In 2011, demand for mobile phones once again increased in Europe, largely as a result of the rising popularity of smartphones. According to GfK, 3.2% more mobile phones were sold in 2011, in particular the sales of smartphones increased by 67%.

15 Feb 2012 12:23

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Global consumer confidence increases 1 point in Q4 2011
Global consumer confidence increases 1 point in Q4 2011

NEW YORK, US: Global consumer confidence increased one index point last quarter to 89, while Europe led confidence declines in 24 of the region's 27 measured markets, according to fourth quarter 2011 global consumer confidence findings from Nielsen, a leading global provider of information and insights into what consumers watch and buy.

8 Feb 2012 12:14

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