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Black model in Dove video says ad 'misinterpreted'

LONDON - The black model who appeared in a Dove advert which triggered accusations of racism insisted Wednesday that she was not a victim and that the commercial had been misinterpreted...

12 Oct 2017

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VR content should be engaging, relevant and appropriate

As virtual reality (VR) experiences become more prevalent and impressive, are we using VR for VR's sake?...

By David Limbert 1 Aug 2017

GLOBAL

Five key talking points from the 2017 EMEA Adobe Summit in London
Five key talking points from the 2017 EMEA Adobe Summit in London

The annual EMEA Adobe Summit in London is a huge calendar event for us at Cognifide, as part of the WPP Adobe Alliance...

By Kirsty Barkhuizen 6 Jun 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

WE Communications launches global network of independent, specialist agencies
WE Communications launches global network of independent, specialist agencies

This week marked the launch of The Plus Network, founded by WE Communications...

By Jessica Tennant 12 May 2017

UNITED KINGDOM

Ride sharing services to double revenue in four years
Ride sharing services to double revenue in four years

Juniper's latest research, 'Sharing Economy: Opportunities, Impacts & Disruptors 2016-2020', found that shared transport platforms, such as Uber and Lyft, which typically take just 20% of driver earnings...

8 Apr 2016

UNITED KINGDOM

Robots rule by 2020
Robots rule by 2020

Research indicates that the current figure of fewer than 1 in 25 American homes owning a robot will rise to 1 in 10 by 2020...

18 Dec 2015

UNITED KINGDOM

LIA announces Digital shortlist
LIA announces Digital shortlist

London International Awards (LIA) has announced the shortlist for Digital, with a total of 116 entries making it to the final round. Winners will be announced on 10 November...

23 Oct 2015

UNITED KINGDOM

LSM report reviews cloud technology
LSM report reviews cloud technology

London School of Marketing (LSM) has published an article reviewing the rise of cloud technology and its impact on digital marketing strategy...

18 Sep 2015

UNITED KINGDOM

Four ways a virtual office can benefit your startup
Four ways a virtual office can benefit your startup

There are many reasons why you should consider a virtual office for your startup, and the cost involved is not the only aspect to think about...

By Boris Dzhingarov 11 Jun 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

Rising Stars in Media sought globally
Rising Stars in Media sought globally

FIPP's new global 'Rising Stars in Media' awards has been created to discover and recognise those individuals - from around the world - under the age of 30...

10 Jun 2015

UNITED KINGDOM

Connected cars to represent 20% of the global car market by 2019
Connected cars to represent 20% of the global car market by 2019

Hi-tech analysts Juniper Research are forecasting that the telematics sector will continue to outperform all other M2M markets over the next five years, in revenue terms, with one in five passenger vehicles connected globally by 2019...

8 Jun 2015

UNITED KINGDOM

Digital jury selected for LIA 2015
Digital jury selected for LIA 2015

The 2015 London International Awards (LIA) has named Ronald Ng, CCO, North America of DigitasLBi as its Digital Jury President...

4 Jun 2015

UNITED KINGDOM

Top tech leaders in 2015 revealed
Top tech leaders in 2015 revealed

HAMPSHIRE, UK: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella heads Juniper Research's newly-released rankings of the most influential executives in the technology space, followed by Apple's Chief Design Officer, Jony Ive...

29 May 2015

UNITED KINGDOM

178 Pencils awarded on Results Day Two of D&AD Judging
178 Pencils awarded on Results Day Two of D&AD Judging

LONDON, UK: The second set of D&AD Pencil winners for 2015 have been announced in the Crafts for Advertising, Crafts for Design, Integrated and Innovative Media, Magazine and Newspaper Design, Mobile Marketing and White Pencil categories...

23 Apr 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

IABC EMENA conference tackles leadership communication
IABC EMENA conference tackles leadership communication

LONDON: The IABC EMENA, the counterpart of the Africa region of the IABC, hosted their annual conference titled "Power to the People", addressing the key trends in communication...

By Daniel Munslow 15 Apr 2015

UNITED KINGDOM

Ronald Ng 2015 Digital Jury President at 2015 LIA
Ronald Ng 2015 Digital Jury President at 2015 LIA

Ronald Ng, Chief Creative Officer of DigitasLBi North America, will preside over the Digital Jury for the 2015 London International Awards (LIA)...

26 Mar 2015

UNITED KINGDOM

Scotland declares online 'independence' from Britain
Scotland declares online 'independence' from Britain

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND: Five months after Scotland voted against independence from the rest of the United Kingdom, the Scottish government has seceded - at least online...

19 Feb 2015

UNITED KINGDOM

Top 10 digital trends for 2015 [infographic]
Top 10 digital trends for 2015 [infographic]

LONDON, UK: It's a brand new year that is likely to bring a brand new set of challenges for marketers to get their heads around...

13 Jan 2015

UNITED KINGDOM

Guardian newspaper editor to step down
Guardian newspaper editor to step down

LONDON, UK: The editor-in-chief of The Guardian newspaper, who led its expansion from a traditional British broadsheet to a digital-first international operation, said on Wednesday that he will step down next year...

12 Dec 2014

UNITED KINGDOM

UK internet trolls may be jailed for two years
UK internet trolls may be jailed for two years

LONDON, UK: People found guilty of internet "trolling" in Britain could be jailed for up to two years under government proposals, following a number of high-profile cases of abusive and threatening behaviour on Twitter.

20 Oct 2014

UNITED KINGDOM

Twitter abuse: man jailed for 18 weeks
Twitter abuse: man jailed for 18 weeks

LONDON, UK: A British man was jailed for 18 weeks after his campaign of rape threats and other abuse on Twitter against a female lawmaker.

30 Sep 2014

UNITED KINGDOM

Phones 4 U collapses in UK putting jobs on the line
Phones 4 U collapses in UK putting jobs on the line

LONDON, UK: British mobile phone retailer Phones 4U has collapsed into administration, putting more than 5,500 jobs at risk, the group said.

16 Sep 2014

UNITED KINGDOM

Scottish teens not keen on independence
Scottish teens not keen on independence

EDINBURGH, UK: Young Scots aged between 16 and 17 are getting the vote in Scotland's independence referendum but the so-called 'selfie generation' looks set to reject separation.

20 Aug 2014

UNITED KINGDOM

Assange going nowhere until assurances are given
Assange going nowhere until assurances are given

LONDON, UK: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will not leave the Ecuadorian embassy in London until he is guaranteed he will avoid extradition to the United States, his lawyer has confirmed.

19 Aug 2014

UNITED KINGDOM

D&AD opens call for entries for 53rd annual Professional Awards
D&AD opens call for entries for 53rd annual Professional Awards

LONDON, UK: Entries for the 53rd D&AD Professional Awards have opened with a number of new sub-category additions in response to the evolving creative landscape.

18 Jul 2014

UNITED KINGDOM

Cameron tweets to twits who lost their jobs
Cameron tweets to twits who lost their jobs

LONDON, UK: Getting the latest news on a British government reshuffle once meant loitering for hours in Downing Street waiting for ministers to emerge from the Prime Minister's office and judging their fate by the look on their face.

16 Jul 2014

UNITED KINGDOM

Google hit by 70,000 'right to be forgotten' requests
Google hit by 70,000 'right to be forgotten' requests

LONDON - More than 70,000 people have already asked Google to delete links about them under Europe's "right to be forgotten" ruling, with some of the world biggest news sites the first to be hit.

7 Jul 2014

UNITED KINGDOM

Google starts 'forgetting' BBC and UK newspaper stories
Google starts 'forgetting' BBC and UK newspaper stories

LONDON, UK - Google has restricted access to a BBC blog posting and several British newspaper stories under a legal ruling granting people a right to be "forgotten" in search engines.

4 Jul 2014

UNITED KINGDOM

Murdoch heads to UK after phone-hacking trial
Murdoch heads to UK after phone-hacking trial

LONDON, UK: News Corporation Executive Chairman Rupert Murdoch visited the headquarters of his British newspaper division in London after his protege Rebekah Brooks was cleared of all phone-hacking charges in a high-profile trial.

27 Jun 2014

UNITED KINGDOM

Supercomputer so good it's almost human
Supercomputer so good it's almost human

LONDON, UK: A Russian supercomputer posing as a 13-year-old boy has convinced judges it is human, becoming the first to pass the "Turing Test" in a historic moment in artificial intelligence developer, scientists said.

11 Jun 2014

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