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Facebook urges users to send nude pics to combat revenge porn

SYDNEY - Facebook is trying to combat "revenge porn" by encouraging users in Australia to submit their nude photos to a pilot project designed to prevent intimate images from being shared without consent...

9 Nov 2017

GLOBAL

Tailoring the customer experience boosts online sales
Tailoring the customer experience boosts online sales

Annual online retail or "e-tail" sales now exceed $19 billion in Canada, AUS$21 billion in Australia, US$410 billion in the United States and US$1 trillion in China...

By Michael J. Armstrong and Narongsak (Tek) Thongpapa 31 Oct 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Chris Weylandt
#BODJHB: Chris Weylandt on the basics of retail

On day two of the Johannesburg version of Business of Design, Chris Weylandt explained his tactics to competing or rather leading in the retail game...

By Jessica Tennant 20 Oct 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

#EntrepreneurMonth: Chris Weylandt on the business of contemporary home decor design
#EntrepreneurMonth: Chris Weylandt on the business of contemporary home decor design

Chris Weylandt, founder and CEO of furniture and decor retailer Weylandts, forms part of the impressive line-up at this year's Business of Design conference...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 18 Oct 2017

GLOBAL

Elizabeth Elfenbein (Health & Wellness jury chairman), partner/chief creative officer of The Bloc USA.
Finalists for 2017 Global Awards announced

This year the Global Awards grand jury shortlisted 154 entries submitted from 22 countries worldwide...

17 Oct 2017

GLOBAL

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Google Australia's ‘Hot Heads' video interview with Damon Stapleton

Google Australia's creative development team hosted Damon Stapleton, chief creative officer at DDB New Zealand in a special "take away" addition of Hot Heads from Cannes...

6 Sep 2017

GLOBAL

London International Awards introduce Regional of the Year Awards in MEA
London International Awards introduce Regional of the Year Awards in MEA

LIA has introduced Regional of the Year Awards to honour the best in each region, which will be an incentive for top companies in South Africa...

11 Jul 2017

GLOBAL

Hugo Pinto, Warc Innovation judge
Saatchi & Saatchi Australia wins Grand Prix at Warc Innovation Awards

Saatchi & Saatchi Australia won both the Grand Prix and the Product Innovation Special Award for Toyota Land Cruiser at the global Warc Innovation Awards...

3 May 2017

GLOBAL

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Skyfii rolls out its SaaS platform to 500 Woolworths' stores

The Australian data analytics and marketing services company Skyfii has signed a Master Services Agreement (MSA) with the Woolworths Group and has already rolled out its ‘IO' Software as a Service (SaaS) platform subscription data analytics services to 126 stores...

2 May 2017

AUSTRALIA

ABC appoints Google executive as first female chief
ABC appoints Google executive as first female chief

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: The Australian Broadcasting Corporation on Monday named Google executive Michelle Guthrie as its new managing director, the first woman to hold the top post at the public broadcaster...

22 Dec 2015

AUSTRALIA

How to find the first clients as a web design startup
How to find the first clients as a web design startup

Unfortunately, web design is not as profitable as it used to be for startups because of the fact that the competition is huge at the moment...

By Boris Dzhingarov 4 Sep 2015

AUSTRALIA

WPP develops networks in fast-growth markets through Australian acquisition
WPP develops networks in fast-growth markets through Australian acquisition

J. Walter Thompson has acquired a majority stake in Webling in Australia, an award-winning independent digital agency based in Sydney.

31 Aug 2015

AUSTRALIA

Publicis snaps up Australia's Match Media
Publicis snaps up Australia's Match Media

PARIS, FRANCE: French advertising giant Publicis said on Wednesday it had bought Australia's leading independent media agency Match Media...

3 Jun 2015

AUSTRALIA

Australia has local Woolworths ad pulled for trivialising WWI campaign
Australia has local Woolworths ad pulled for trivialising WWI campaign

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: Australian supermarket chain Woolworths has pulled an advertising campaign after a backlash on social media...

15 Apr 2015

AUSTRALIA

IS hacks Australian airport website
IS hacks Australian airport website

HOBART, TASMANIA, AUSTRALIA: An Australian airport website was offline on Monday after being taken over by pro-Islamic State hackers who published messages supporting the jihadist group...

14 Apr 2015

AUSTRALIA

Australia clamps down on web pirates in 'Dallas Buyers Club' ruling
Australia clamps down on web pirates in 'Dallas Buyers Club' ruling

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: An Australian court has ordered six Internet service providers to release details of customers who shared the Hollywood film "Dallas Buyers Club" online. It could set a precedent for crackdowns on online piracy...

9 Apr 2015

AUSTRALIA

Prince Harry - not so 'selfie' assured
Prince Harry - not so 'selfie' assured

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: 'Selfies are bad', Prince Harry tells Aussie teen...

8 Apr 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

Clarkson slips a gear
Clarkson slips a gear

NEWSWATCH: The BBC has fired Jeremy Clarkson from top-rated petrol-head show, Top Gear, reports The Daily Beast ...

26 Mar 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation
Female millennials are the most confident and ambitious of any female generation

New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...

5 Mar 2015

AFRICA

Jailed journos: Greste freed, now for Fahmy and Mohamed
Jailed journos: Greste freed, now for Fahmy and Mohamed

NEWSWATCH: CAIRO, EGYPT: With Peter Greste freed from jail in Cairo, efforts are now directed at getting his colleagues freed as well...

2 Feb 2015

EGYPT

Baa-a-d-d sheep... Egypt slammed for 'sham trial'
Baa-a-d-d sheep... Egypt slammed for 'sham trial'

NEWSWATCH: Three Al Jazeera journalists imprisoned in Egypt are to be retried. Their original trial (the 'evidence' included footage of sheep and horses) has been slammed as a sham by international media and the international community...

2 Jan 2015

EGYPT

Egypt court to hear jailed Jazeera reporters' appeal
Egypt court to hear jailed Jazeera reporters' appeal

CAIRO, EGYPT: Egypt's top court hears an appeal today by three jailed Al-Jazeera journalists as expectations of their release grew amid a thawing of Cairo's ties with Qatar, the channel's base...

31 Dec 2014

AFRICA

Australian journalist marks a year in Egyptian jail
Australian journalist marks a year in Egyptian jail

CAIRO, EGYPT / SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: Australian Al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste marks a year in prison in Egypt today, with Foreign Minister Julie Bishop downplaying hopes that he will be released before a 1 January appeal...

29 Dec 2014

AUSTRALIA

Uber slammed for cashing in on hostage tragedy
Uber slammed for cashing in on hostage tragedy

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: Uber in damage control after being slammed on social media and elsewhere for Sydney siege price hike...

18 Dec 2014

AUSTRALIA

Umpire chats to be aired in Australia-South Africa ODIs
Umpire chats to be aired in Australia-South Africa ODIs

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: Discussions between the on-field and television umpires will be aired during Australia's upcoming one-day series against South Africa, the International Cricket Council said Wednesday...

14 Nov 2014

AUSTRALIA

Australian novelist wins top French literary award
Australian novelist wins top French literary award

PARIS, FRANCE: Australian writer Lily Brett on Tuesday won France's Prix Medicis literary award for best foreign book for Lola Bensky, a novel drawing on her experience both as a 1960s rock journalist and the daughter of Holocaust survivors.

6 Nov 2014

AUSTRALIA

ANZ Bank's GAYTMS
ANZ Bank's GAYTMS

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: ANZ Bank has transformed its ATinto dazzling GAYT to spread its message of diversity and inclusion.

5 Nov 2014

UNITED KINGDOM

Social networks 'in denial' on extremist use: senior UK spy
Social networks 'in denial' on extremist use: senior UK spy

LONDON, UK: Social media sites have become "the command-and-control networks of choice for terrorists", the new head of Britain's electronic spying agency GCHQ says...

5 Nov 2014

AUSTRALIA

Booker Prize winning novelist 'ashamed to be Australian'
Booker Prize winning novelist 'ashamed to be Australian'

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: Booker Prize winning novelist Richard Flanagan said he was "ashamed to be Australian" during a scathing attack on the environmental policies of his home nation.

30 Oct 2014

UNITED STATES

Second annual global customer service survey: The findings
Second annual global customer service survey: The findings

INDIANAPOLIS, US: Research by global software provider Interactive Intelligence Inc reveal what customers look for in a great service experience.

10 Jun 2014

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