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Episode 132: Digicape launches iBeacon technology in South Africa.

Date: 22 May 2015
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Arab Media Forum debates Middle East coverage in digital age
Arab Media Forum debates Middle East coverage in digital age

DUBAI, UAE: Difficulties in covering the Middle East in the age of social networks dominated debates as the Arab Media Forum, the largest annual media gathering in the Arab world, ended on Wednesday in Dubai...

15 May 2015 11:37

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Dubai Lynx announces 2015 Winners
Dubai Lynx announces 2015 Winners

DUBAI, UAE: The Dubai Lynx International Festival of Creativity has culminated in the much-anticipated Awards Ceremony...

13 Mar 2015 10:03

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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 09:17

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Dubai Lynx storytellers named
Dubai Lynx storytellers named

DUBAI, UAE: The Dubai Lynx International Festival of Creativity has announced further speakers around the topic of storytelling within the creative industry that include a breadth of content from global creative leaders...

4 Mar 2015 11:53

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Amina Al Rustamani is Advertising Person of the Year at Dubai Lynx
Amina Al Rustamani is Advertising Person of the Year at Dubai Lynx

DUBAI, UAE: Dr Amina Al Rustamani, Group CEO of Tecom Investments, will be recognised as the Dubai Lynx Advertising Person of the Year. She is widely recognised as one of the Arab world's most influential business people...

12 Feb 2015 08:34

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Alarab launches... sinks
Alarab launches... sinks

MANAMA, BAHRAIN: Outspoken billionaire Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal on Sunday launched a pan-Arab satellite news channel aimed at challenging established networks in the region, but then...

3 Feb 2015 11:12

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2015 Advertiser of the Year is Henkel
2015 Advertiser of the Year is Henkel

DUBAI, UAE: Henkel, the global manufacturing company known for some of MENA's best-known brands, will be honoured at the Dubai Lynx Awards as the 2015 Advertiser of the Year...

29 Jan 2015 08:41

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South Africans join juries at Dubai Lynx
South Africans join juries at Dubai Lynx

DUBAI, UAE: Three South African judges, Ana Carrapichano, Collette Wasielewski and Fran Luckin, will serve on the jury at the Dubai Lynx, MENA's leading awards and festival of creativity, taking place from 8-10 March 2015...

20 Jan 2015 09:28

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It's no Secret for them, Victoria...
It's no Secret for them, Victoria...

DOHA, QATAR, UAE: Qatar has removed 'offensive' 'Victoria's Secret: Strawberries and Champagne' bottles from lingerie store shelves...

14 Jan 2015 12:11

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Juries named for 2015 Dubai Lynx
Juries named for 2015 Dubai Lynx

DUBAI, UAE: The Dubai Lynx International Festival of Creativity has announced the 48 individuals who will join the jury presidents in judging entries into the Dubai Lynx Awards...

14 Jan 2015 08:40

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Saudi billionaire prince to launch Arab news channel
Saudi billionaire prince to launch Arab news channel

MANAMA, BAHRAIN: Saudi billionaire businessman Prince Alwaleed bin Talal is to launch an Arab satellite news channel on February 1, vowing to "break the mould" in a crowded field...

19 Dec 2014 12:14

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Jury presidents selected for 2015 Dubai Lynx
Jury presidents selected for 2015 Dubai Lynx

DUBAI, UAE: The jury presidents for the 2015 Dubai Lynx International Festival of Creativity have been announced...

3 Dec 2014 08:22

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7-Day Brief competition back at Dubai Lynx
7-Day Brief competition back at Dubai Lynx

DUBAI, UAE: The 7-Day Brief, powered by YouTube, is a competition that aims to raise awareness of a particular charitable cause through a creative video ad for YouTube...

2 Dec 2014 09:05

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SA schools get opportunity to enter Dubai Lynx International Festival of Creativity 2015
SA schools get opportunity to enter Dubai Lynx International Festival of Creativity 2015

Schools in the Middle East have an opportunity to enter the Dubai Lynx International Festival of Creativity 2015 through the FP7 School Print Competition. Entries close on 11 December 2014...

18 Nov 2014 10:38

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Trial for 'insulting tweets' starts in Bahrain
Trial for 'insulting tweets' starts in Bahrain

DUBAI, UAE: The trial of Bahraini Human Rights Activist Nabil Rajab, stands accused of having "insulted official bodies" in remarks posted on Twitter, and his trial has now been adjourned until 29 October according to a judicial source.

21 Oct 2014 11:20

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Adspend shift in UAE
Adspend shift in UAE

DUBAI, UAE: Rising internet penetration sparks shift in advertising spend as MEA SMEs embrace the power of the web.

12 Aug 2014 11:12

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Twenty airlines offer Euronews to their passengers
Twenty airlines offer Euronews to their passengers

LYON, FRANCE: Euronews takes flight: 575 planes and a potential annual audience of 80 million passengers.

6 Aug 2014 09:02

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Dubai Lynx honours 2014 winners
Dubai Lynx honours 2014 winners

DUBAI, UAE: The much-anticipated winners of the 8th Dubai Lynx Awards were revealed last night and celebrated at the region's biggest awards ceremony, which was attended by over 1,800 guests.

13 Mar 2014 05:36

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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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Land Rover MENA is Dubai Lynx Advertiser of The Year 2014
Land Rover MENA is Dubai Lynx Advertiser of The Year 2014

DUBAI, UAE: The Dubai Lynx International Festival of Creativity will present its Advertiser of the Year award to leading luxury automotive manufacturer Land Rover MENA.

26 Feb 2014 10:11

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Dubai Lynx announces first jury members
Dubai Lynx announces first jury members

DUBAI, UAE: The Dubai Lynx International Festival of Creativity has released the first 28 names that make up this year's juries. South Africa is represented in the Design Jury.

3 Feb 2014 09:49

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SA tops Midas Awards 2013 Award Winners
SA tops Midas Awards 2013 Award Winners

NEW YORK CITY, US: The Midas Awards World's Best Financial Advertising has announced the 2013 award winners - and so often, South Africa was well represented among the winners.

20 Dec 2013 06:52

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Dubai Lynx opens for entries
Dubai Lynx opens for entries

DUBAI, UAE: The Dubai Lynx International Festival of Creativity has opened for entries across 15 categories ahead of the 2014 edition of the Festival and Awards, taking place from 9-12 March.

5 Dec 2013 12:55

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Eddie Moutran wins Dubai Lynx Advertising Person 2014 Award
Eddie Moutran wins Dubai Lynx Advertising Person 2014 Award

DUBAI, UAE: The Dubai International Festival of Creativity, a leading awards for creative excellence in advertising and communications in the Middle East and North Africa, will this year honour Eddie Moutran, Chairman and CEO of Memac Ogilvy Group for the Middle East & North Africa, with the Dubai Lynx Advertising Person 2014 Award.

18 Nov 2013 08:42

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Nokia launches first tablet, new phablets
Nokia launches first tablet, new phablets

ABU DHABI, UAE: Nokia, whose handset division is to be acquired by Microsoft, launched its first-ever tablet computer in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday (22 October).

24 Oct 2013 07:57

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Dubai Lynx website launches featuring innovations for 2014 festival and awards
Dubai Lynx website launches featuring innovations for 2014 festival and awards

DUBAI, UAE: The new website showcasing what's in store at the upcoming Dubai Lynx 2014 Festival and Awards has now launched.

30 Sep 2013 10:48

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Al-Jazeera leads Arab news channels

DOHA, UAE: Al-Jazeera is the Middle East and North Africa's most-watched Arabic-language television channel, according to an independent survey, the Qatar-based broadcaster said earlier this week.

24 May 2013 10:13

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TNT Express in OMAN launches 'Mobile Worker'
TNT Express in OMAN launches 'Mobile Worker'

MUSCAT, OMAN: TNT Express in Oman, one of the world leading express service provider companies, has unveiled its state of the art Mobile Worker communication units in Oman which enables drivers to send and receive delivery information in real-time through hand-held scanners throughout Muscat city.

23 May 2013 06:42

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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

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Increase in IT spending predicted in 2013 for EMEA CIOs
Increase in IT spending predicted in 2013 for EMEA CIOs

PARIS, FRANCE / BERLIN, GERMANY / WARSAW, POLAND / LONDON, UK / UAE: Research commissioned by Riverbed reveals that 71% of CIOs are increasing investment in IT.

20 Mar 2013 10:35

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