Africa could become the new China, and may serve as a classic staging ground for new technologies, i.e., mobile communications and mobile payment platforms...
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The Economic Freedom of the World: 2015 Annual Report shows that South Africa has dropped further in ranking to 96 out of the 157 countries and territories included in the report...
15 Sep 2015
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: Authorities in Geneva have banned Uber for breaching local taxi laws but the beleaguered US-based company said on Tuesday it was appealing the order and denied any wrongdoing...
15 Apr 2015
New PwC survey dispels myths about women and work...
5 Mar 2015
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: MSC Cruises has entrusted global ad firm McCann with spearheading its international brand-building campaign...
13 Jan 2015
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: A former Swiss banker fainted on Wednesday at the opening of his trial for breaking Swiss bank secrecy laws for allegedly giving confidential data to WikiLeaks...
11 Dec 2014
LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND: Euronews has become the first international news channel for all sports, announcing the launch of its Sports United programme.
10 Nov 2014
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: The World Economic Forum (WEF) unveiled a project aimed at connecting governments, businesses, academia, technicians and civil society worldwide to brainstorm the best ways to control the internet.
29 Aug 2014
BUDAPEST, HUNGARY: Swiss media group Ringier and Germany's Axel Springer said on Thursday they are combining their operations in Hungary but selling a number of titles including the country's biggest broadsheet daily Nepszabadsag.
29 Jan 2014
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: Around 2.7bn people - or 40% of the world's population - will be connected to the Internet by the end of 2013, the United Nations said on Monday (7 October).
8 Oct 2013
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: The international community must wake up to the reality of cyberwar and strive to find ways to stem it, the head of the UN's telecommunications agency said Monday (15 July).
16 Jul 2013
BAAR, SWITZERLAND: Veeam Software, provider of backup, replication and virtualisation management solutions for VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V, has announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc in the "Visionaries" quadrant of the Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Backup/Recovery Software.
12 Jun 2013
MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: In an exclusive interview BuzzFeed's president and COO, Jon Steinberg sits down with the Host and CEO of The Valley Girl Show, Jesse Draper.
5 Apr 2013
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND: Media accreditation opens for the World Economic Forum Strategic Dialogue on the Future of the South Caucasus and Central Asia.
12 Mar 2013
MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: Have you entered yet? This is your chance to shine and promote your best work as part of the prestigious Festival of Media Global Awards.
27 Feb 2013
MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: We are delighted to announce the first judges from media agencies have been confirmed for The Festival of Media Global Awards 2013.
15 Feb 2013
MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: Following the launch of THE BRAVES last year, the event's organisers say they are pleased to announce that the awards will now be integrated into the Festival of Media Global Awards.
8 Feb 2013
MONTREUX, SWTIZERLAND: Agency Jeopardy is back! The event organisers have unveiled the first five sessions that will shape The Festival of Media Global 2013 conference agenda. Last year's Agency Jeopardy session included debate with Jack Klues, Mainardo de Nardis and Stephen Allan - with Steve King winning the prize! In 2013, questions will be set exclusively by the World Federation of Advertisers.
26 Jan 2013
MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: The Festival of Media Global Awards are a recognised gold-standard for the global media industry and are open to everyone involved in advertising. They are designed to allow you to showcase the innovative and creative campaigns you master-minded in 2012.
11 Jan 2013
MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: In about five years' time, the amount of money spent online in the developed world will surpass expenditure in physical locations. These bricks and mortar retail transactions are being assisted by recommendation engines, content experiences and social comment.
24 Dec 2012
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
PARIS, FRANCE: Across major cities in Europe, Nikon builds huge sculpted 'hands' in a pose, as though holding a Nikon camera.
7 Nov 2012
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
LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND: IMD, a top-ranked global business school based in Switzerland, has announced the findings of its annual World Competitiveness Yearbook (WCY). The WCY rankings measure how well countries manage their economic and human resources to increase their prosperity.
1 Jun 2012
MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: The moment you've been waiting for... The winners of this year's Festival of Media Global Awards were announced at a grand awards ceremony on 17 April.
20 Apr 2012
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
MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: MediaCom has been named Network of The Year at the 2012 Global Festival of Media Awards. The agency took the title after winning five awards and being highly commended for four other campaigns. MediaCom's work for Norway's Anti-Racism Centre was also named Campaign of the Year.
19 Apr 2012
MONTREUX, SWITZERLAND: Speakers from Barclays, Amazon, Kellogg's and SCA took to the stage on Day One at the Festival of Media 2012 to address around 700 delegates in Montreux, Switzerland.
17 Apr 2012